Impacts of market and organizational characteristics on hospital efficiency and uncompensated care.

@article{Hsieh2010ImpactsOM,
  title={Impacts of market and organizational characteristics on hospital efficiency and uncompensated care.},
  author={Hui-Min Hsieh and Dolores G. Clement and Gloria J Bazzoli},
  journal={Health care management review},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={77-87}
}
BACKGROUND Hospitals have confronted a difficult financial environment given many factors, including expansion of managed care, changes in public policy, growing market competition for certain services, and growth in the number of uninsured. Policy makers have expressed concern that hospitals may forgo providing care to the indigent as a means to reduce costs and become more efficient when faced with financial pressures. PURPOSE This article examined the effects of environmental pressures on… CONTINUE READING

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