Do managerial efficiency and social responsibility drive long-term financial performance of not-for-profit hospitals before acquisition?

@article{Phillips1999DoME,
  title={Do managerial efficiency and social responsibility drive long-term financial performance of not-for-profit hospitals before acquisition?},
  author={John F. Phillips},
  journal={Journal of health care finance},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={67-76}
}
Due to steep declines in charitable support and reduced demand for traditional hospital services, economic goals are increasingly important to not-for-profit hospitals. Effects of efficient management and effective pursuit of not-for-profit status (for example, levels of Medicare, indigent patients, and unprofitable services) on financial viability are explored. While previous research compared hospitals of different ownership status, not-for-profit hospital operations before acquisition by for… CONTINUE READING