Ownership change and the rise of a for-profit hospital industry in Germany

@inproceedings{Klenk2011OwnershipCA,
  title={Ownership change and the rise of a for-profit hospital industry in Germany},
  author={Tanja Klenk},
  year={2011}
}
The German hospital industry has undergone substantial changes in the past years and has experienced the rise of a for-profit hospital industry. This article recapitulates the evolution of a market-driven hospital industry, arguing that opportunities in hospital capital access explain much of the recent ownership changes. Although the recent financial crisis has shown the ambivalences of private welfare provision, an end of this trend is not yet recognisable in the German hospital sector. Quite… CONTINUE READING

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