Academic health centers in competitive markets.

@article{Reuter1997AcademicHC,
  title={Academic health centers in competitive markets.},
  author={James M. Reuter and Darrell J. Gaskin},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={
          242-52
        }
}
Academic health center (AHC) hospitals and other major teaching hospitals have funded a portion of their academic missions through patient care revenues. Using all-payer state discharge data, this DataWatch presents information on how these institutions are being affected by market changes. Although AHCs are not as successful as other hospitals are in attracting managed care patients, competitive pressures had not eroded AHCs' financial status as of 1994. However, increasing enrollment in… CONTINUE READING

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