TITLE

Keeping Score

AUTHOR(S)
Commins, John
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the financial status of healthcare in the U.S. An increase in compensation has been experienced by several specialties such as pulmonary disease, family medicine, and cardiac and thoracic surgery. Based on a survey, the salaries of internists and radiologists continue to rise but surgeons' compensation have decreased. A large number of nonprofit healthcare organizations have experienced an improved return of investments (ROI) in 2009.
ACCESSION #
53338791

 

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