TITLE

Building A Business Unit In An Academic Medical Center

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Richard; Rooprai, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Click (1532-0391);Oct2002, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on financial pressures. Most academic medical centers focus on education and research. Although academic medical centers are usually ranked nationally by the amount of their research funding, these centers are increasingly using patient care revenues to finance their large overhead and staffing costs. Defining a new business unit, a business unit within an academic medical center can be defined by its clinical focus through inpatient and/or outpatient services. Developing the business plan It is best to develop the concept of a business unit through collaboration with the highest ranking officials within the academic medical center structure.
ACCESSION #
14727621

 

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