voluntary hospitals

Summary

Summary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Why we need the independent sector: the behavior, law, and ethics of not-for-profit hospitals
    Jill R Horwitz
    University of Michigan Law School, USA
    UCLA Law Rev 50:1345-411. 2003
  2. ncbi Subsidizing health care providers through the tax code: status or conduct?
    David A Hyman
    University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W312-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Changes in hospital performance after ownership conversions
    Yu Chu Shen
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 40:217-34. 2003
  4. ncbi Strategic management and performance differences: nonprofit versus for-profit health organizations
    Terrie C Reeves
    School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:298-308. 2004
  5. ncbi Natural selection. As for-profits thrive, not-for-profits need to adapt to meet community needs
    David Burda
    Mod Healthc 34:22. 2004
  6. ncbi Effect of hospital conversion on organizational decision making and service coordination
    Ruth A Anderson
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:141-54. 2003
  7. ncbi Rates of return from hospital conversions
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Department of Economics, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:107-17. 2003
  8. ncbi Mission, margin, and trust in the nonprofit health care enterprise
    Thomas L Greaney
    Center for Health Law Studies, Saint Louis University, USA
    Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:1-87. 2005
  9. ncbi Making the best of a bad (debt) situation. Healthcare organizations shake up their policies in light of increased scrutiny of charity care
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 35:40-3. 2005
  10. ncbi Advantage: for-profits. As more not-for-profit hospitals struggle and consider hoisting for-sale signs, investor-owned chains appear poised for growth
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 33:52-3, 55, 58. 2003

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  1. ncbi Why we need the independent sector: the behavior, law, and ethics of not-for-profit hospitals
    Jill R Horwitz
    University of Michigan Law School, USA
    UCLA Law Rev 50:1345-411. 2003
    ..The findings provide a new justification for the not-for-profit tax exemption for hospitals, and also suggest new uses for ownership categories as regulatory tools...
  2. ncbi Subsidizing health care providers through the tax code: status or conduct?
    David A Hyman
    University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W312-5. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Changes in hospital performance after ownership conversions
    Yu Chu Shen
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 40:217-34. 2003
    ..No conversion of any kind led to a reduced amount of unprofitable care, but conversion to private ownership (nonprofit and for-profit) increased the probability of trauma center closures...
  4. ncbi Strategic management and performance differences: nonprofit versus for-profit health organizations
    Terrie C Reeves
    School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:298-308. 2004
    ..We find that deviation from the general profile, but not capability attainment level, is related to two of three financial measures. We conclude that studying FPs and NPs together is appropriate...
  5. ncbi Natural selection. As for-profits thrive, not-for-profits need to adapt to meet community needs
    David Burda
    Mod Healthc 34:22. 2004
  6. ncbi Effect of hospital conversion on organizational decision making and service coordination
    Ruth A Anderson
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:141-54. 2003
    ..As predicted from complexity theory, MDs and RNs had greater levels of participation and influence over final decision choices in converted hospitals than in nonconverted hospitals...
  7. ncbi Rates of return from hospital conversions
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Department of Economics, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:107-17. 2003
    ..We test the hypothesis by comparing internal rates of return to an estimate of the weighted cost of capital for all for-profit hospitals in the year the transaction occurred...
  8. ncbi Mission, margin, and trust in the nonprofit health care enterprise
    Thomas L Greaney
    Center for Health Law Studies, Saint Louis University, USA
    Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:1-87. 2005
  9. ncbi Making the best of a bad (debt) situation. Healthcare organizations shake up their policies in light of increased scrutiny of charity care
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 35:40-3. 2005
  10. ncbi Advantage: for-profits. As more not-for-profit hospitals struggle and consider hoisting for-sale signs, investor-owned chains appear poised for growth
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 33:52-3, 55, 58. 2003
  11. ncbi Priority issues for hospital boards
    E George Middleton
    E G Middleton, Inc, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 21:13-24. 2005
    ..If the board is inept or incompetent, the organization will suffer. In this article I discuss those functions of board governance that I think are among the most important, along with some recommendations for implementing them...
  12. ncbi Getting a grip on governance
    J Larry Tyler
    Tyler and Company, Atlanta, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 21:37-42; discussion 43-4. 2005
  13. ncbi An update on safety-net hospitals: coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1047-56. 2005
    ..Non-safety-net hospitals trimmed certain services commonly used by the indigent; this may point to future reductions in access. We examine the implications of these findings for the future of the safety net...
  14. ncbi A comparison of the performance of for-profit and nonprofit U.S. psychiatric inpatient care providers since 1980
    Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau
    Department of Management and Policy Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 77225, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:183-7. 2003
    ..They also compared reported differences in performance between nonprofit and for-profit inpatient psychiatric care providers with reported differences between nonprofit and for-profit providers of other types of health care...
  15. ncbi Does mission still matter? A hospital may forfeit its future by forgetting its community
    J David Seay
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York State, Albany, NY, USA
    Health Prog 86:27-31. 2005
    ..In this article, the author seeks to remind leaders of voluntary, not-for-profit institutions, including Catholic institutions, that they neglect community service at their own peril...
  16. ncbi An empirical investigation of for-profit and tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals engaged in joint ventures
    Pamela C Smith
    Department of Accounting, College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:284-90. 2004
    ..This article analyzes inherent financial characteristics of nonprofit hospitals that joint venture with for-profit hospitals and those that choose not to joint venture...
  17. ncbi A bigger piece of the pie. For-profit facilities climb to 16% of all community hospitals, as not-for-profits struggle with access to capital, rural challenges
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 1. 2004
    ..Hillcrest HealthCare System's board decided to sell 10 of its hospitals after taking a hard look at its finances. "We weren't concerned about the short term, but the long term," Don Lorack, left, said...
  18. ncbi Partnerships get scrutiny
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 33:8-9. 2003
  19. ncbi Strictures increased for hospital joint ventures
    Charlene L McGinty
    Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    GHA Today 47:3. 2003
  20. ncbi Triad's new market strategy: a threat to community hospitals
    Beth Horning
    States Health 12:1-10. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi Outsourcing everything. Accelerating use of outsourcing adds to public policy debate while raising questions about hospitals' 'charitable' status
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 34:24-6, 34. 2004
  22. ncbi Surviving the heat. At Senate, House hearings, lawmakers ask tough questions of high-profile execs regarding tax-exemption status, charity
    Jeff Tieman
    Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 16, 1. 2004
    ..The AHA's David Bernd, left, argued that not-for-profits' mission is much wider than just indigent care...
  23. ncbi Mission unaccomplished. Hospitals need to act now to show that serving patients is their only business
    Todd Sloane
    Mod Healthc 34:17. 2004
  24. ncbi Sole hospital commitment to health promotion and disease prevention (HPDP) services: does ownership matter?
    Mei Zhao
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:93-118. 2003
    ..Implications for policy-makers and health care leaders are also discussed...
  25. ncbi The paradox of the not-for-profit hospital
    Jeffrey P Harrison
    Health Administration Program, College of Health, University of North Florida, 4567 St Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 23:192-204. 2004
    ..This study clearly documents a threat to the provision of charity care in local communities and the long-term viability of the not-for-profit health care industry in the United States...
  26. ncbi Endangered species? Not-for-profit hospitals face tax-exemption challenge
    Lisa Simonson Maiuro
    Medstat, Sacramento, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:74-8, 80, 82 passim. 2004
    ..Such differences could have a bearing on any state's decision regarding whether a hospital should be allowed to retain its tax-exempt status...
  27. ncbi There's no profiting from a joint venture misadventure
    Gary W Herschman
    Health and Hospital Law Practice Group, Sills Cummis Epstein and Gross, PC, Newark, NJ, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:72-4, 76. 2004
    ..The court decisions in St. David's, coupled with a recent IRS ruling, Revenue Ruling 2004-51, provide insight into how a not-for-profit hospital can structure such a joint venture to avoid jeopardizing its tax-exempt status...
  28. ncbi Hospital cost efficiency and system membership
    Kathleen Carey
    Management Science Group, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Inquiry 40:25-38. 2003
    ..Policymakers should be mindful of potential efficiency gains from hospital consolidations and be aware that common ownership alone may be too general a rubric for evaluating those gains usefully...
  29. ncbi U.S. hospital industry restructuring and the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 40:6-24. 2003
    ..If networks and systems are key parties in negotiating with private payers, SNHs may be going it alone in these negotiations in highly competitive markets...
  30. ncbi The plight of the not-for-profit
    Bramer Owens
    Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:237-50. 2005
    ..Finally, to address recent congressional hearings, the article offers a plan for hospitals to gauge their expected benefit to the community they serve...
  31. ncbi Straight talk. New approaches in healthcare
    Jack Lanier
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA
    Mod Healthc 35:31-4. 2005
    ..The session on charity care and tax-exempt status was held on October 4, 2005 at Modern Healthcare's Chicago headquarters. Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare, was the moderator...
  32. ncbi Equal on charity care. Not-for-profts, for-profits are tied: study
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 36:14. 2006
  33. ncbi Charitable formula. Catholic hospitals more clearly define how they measure community benefit
    Carol Keehan
    Catholic Health Association, St Louis, USA
    Mod Healthc 36:18. 2006
  34. ncbi Capacity considerations and community benefit expenditures of nonprofit hospitals
    H J Bryce
    College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 26:24-39. 2001
    ..This places every nonprofit hospital at risk. This article is about certain common factors that impact the management of all nonprofit hospitals and their ability to comply with such laws...
  35. ncbi Corporate finance and consolidation in health care
    Christal Stone
    Health Care Financing and Organization, USA
    Find Brief 9:1-3. 2006
  36. ncbi Not for profit hospitals: balancing business and benefit
    Richard M Cameron
    Front Health Serv Manage 23:38. 2006
  37. ncbi Measuring community benefits. Report finds tax-exempts edge out for-profits on giving
    Melanie Evans
    Mod Healthc 36:12. 2006
  38. ncbi Defining & measuring community benefit
    Karen Sandrick
    Hosp Health Netw 80:66, 68, 70 passim. 2006
  39. ncbi A market, operation, and mission assessment of large rural for-profit hospitals with positive cash flow
    Michael J McCue
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Rural Health 23:10-6. 2007
    ..National benchmark data for 2002 indicate that large rural for-profit hospitals have a median cash flow margin of 19.5% compared to 9.2% for their nonprofit counterparts...
  40. ncbi The community benefit standard for non-profit hospitals: which community, and for whose benefit?
    Cecilia M Jardon McGregor
    J Contemp Health Law Policy 23:302-40. 2007
  41. ncbi What's the right incentive compensation plan?
    Thomas Flannery
    Buck Consultants, Boston, USA
    Trustee 60:22-6, 1. 2007
    ..Tying executive compensation to the achievement of financial and quality goals must be carefully planned for maximum growth and community benefit--and minimal legal scrutiny...
  42. ncbi The board's role in capital financing
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 81:43-8. 2007
    ..Trustees must pay more attention to capital financing as oversight intensifies, rating agencies ask more questions, and the need for new funding sources grows...
  43. ncbi The latest board games. Not-for-profit governance evolves--including a trend toward corporatization--all in the name of quality, transparency!
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 37:28-30. 2007
  44. ncbi Scheduling challenges. With overhauled Form 990, hospitals are being asked for more specifics on governance, pay, perks, subsidized care
    Melanie Evans
    Mod Healthc 38:6-7, 16, 1. 2008
    ..quot;We look at this as the first step," says the IRS' Theresa Pattara, left, who was project manager for the form's retooling...
  45. ncbi Stop playing politics with charity. CHA's new community benefits measure merely a step in right direction
    David Burda
    Mod Healthc 36:20. 2006
  46. ncbi A contemporary reexamination of revenue ruling 69-545 and the promotion of health rationale for exemption
    D M Mancino
    McDermott, Will and Emery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Health Law 34:615-55. 2001
    ..Rather, a flexible approach to promotion of health should be embraced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), practitioners, and the courts...
  47. ncbi Who'll be celebrating? New year looks promising for many, including merger-ready hospitals and managed care, but challenges are coming on just as strong
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:26-9. 2006
  48. ncbi Does the profit motive make Jack nimble? Ownership form and the evolution of the US hospital industry
    Sujoy Chakravarty
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Health Econ 15:345-61. 2006
    ..Finally, membership in a hospital chain significantly decreases the probability of exit for for-profits, but not not-for-profits...
  49. ncbi How nonprofits matter in American medicine, and what to do about it
    Mark Schlesinger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W287-303. 2006
    ..To address these, we propose reformulating ownership-related policies to define both the appropriate forms of community benefit and the appropriate mix of ownership in terms of local markets and communities...
  50. ncbi Correlates of hospital provision of prevention and health promotion services
    E Jose Proenca
    Widener University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:58-78; discussion 79-84. 2003
    ..Also, for-profit hospitals provide fewer prevention and health promotion services than not-for-profit hospitals. These findings have policy and management implications...
  51. ncbi Antecedents of hospital ownership conversions, mergers, and closures
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Inquiry 40:39-56. 2003
    ..By contrast, conversions from for-profit ownership occur quickly following declines in margins. Many mergers seem motivated by a desire to increase market power--a consideration not evident for conversions...
  52. ncbi Nonprofit ownership, private property, and public accountability
    Jill Horwitz
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W308-11. 2006
    ..These trade-offs are significant yet have not been acknowledged in policy debate...
  53. ncbi Bond-market skepticism and stock-market exuberance in the hospital industry
    James C Robinson
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:104-17. 2002
    ..This turbulence has implications for public payment, antitrust, and financial disclosure policies...
  54. ncbi Tax preferences for nonprofits: from per se exemption to pay-for-performance
    M Gregg Bloche
    Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W304-7. 2006
    ..The better course would be to pay nonprofits for performance, by tying tax benefits to accomplishments (beyond current achievements) in health promotion, quality, and care for the needy...
  55. ncbi Charity care: do not-for-profits influence for-profits?
    Jan P Clement
    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:59-78. 2002
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  56. ncbi Charitable intentions. CHA, VHA unveil community-benefit guidelines developed to help not-for-profit hospitals justify their tax exemptions
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:6-7, 14, 1. 2006
    ..While the AHA doesn't agree, some experts do. MedPAC member Nancy Kane, right, says bad debt "is a tough one, but I don't think a lot of bad debt is a community benefit...
  57. ncbi A first look at variations in use of breast conserving surgery at five teaching hospitals in Japan
    Tatsuro Ishizaki
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:411-8. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi Use and evaluation of critical pathways in hospitals
    Jonathan Darer
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:114-9. 2002
    ..Although hospitals have devoted substantial resources to critical pathways, it is not known whether they routinely evaluate the clinical or economic effects of these pathways...
  59. ncbi [The DRG law--planning gone wrong? The conversion from the physician's point of view]
    Bernhard Rochell
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 96:527-38. 2002
    ..1 (AR DRG) as the basis for the future German (Refined) DRG system (G-DRG). It is planned for voluntary hospitals to replace the previous German hospital reimbursement system by the new DRG-based hospital funding system ..
  60. ncbi [Combined quantitative and qualitative methods to identify local facilitators of and barriers to physician's adherence to clinical practice guidelines]
    F Saillour-Glenisson
    CCECQA, Hopital Xavier Arnozan, 33604 Pessac Cedex, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 56:S207-19. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to identify the facilitator factors of and barriers to physician's adherence to CPG in internal medicine wards in France and to determine the factors most strongly statistically associated to CPG adherence...
  61. ncbi Association of hospital resource use with comorbidity status and patient age among hip fracture patients in Japan
    Tatsuro Ishizaki
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501 Japan
    Health Policy 69:179-87. 2004
    ..This study examined the association of resource use with comorbidity status and patient age among hip fracture patients who underwent surgical treatment...
  62. pmc "The joy to bless and to relieve mankind": child healthcare at Northampton General Infirmary 1744
    A N Williams
    Child Development Centre, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton NN1 5BD, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:1227-9. 2005
    ..of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (1852), children in England were treated and even admitted in voluntary hospitals in spite of rules prohibiting such care...
  63. ncbi 'Lower than a scullery maid'. Is this view of the British Poor Law nurse justified? Examination of probationer registers from Kensington Infirmary, 1890-1916
    Maria Lorentzon
    University of Surrey, England
    Int Hist Nurs J 7:4-15. 2003
    ..But were things uniformly bad in nursing? Those who nursed the sick in voluntary hospitals were, undoubtedly, not of the highest class but many, no doubt, gave reasonably good service...
  64. ncbi Optometry in a hospital setting
    Mort Soroka
    State University of New York, College of Optometry New York City, NY 10036, USA
    J Community Health 30:13-22. 2005
    ..all (90%) of city, county, and federal government hospitals used optometrists as compared to 32% of voluntary hospitals. Optometrists were found to provide a full range of medical ocular services including treatment...
  65. ncbi [Infectious encephalitis in France from 2000 to 2002: the hospital database is a valuable but limited source of information for epidemiological studies]
    A Mailles
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 14, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 37:95-102. 2007
    ..The study will be implemented in mainland France in 2007 and will last one year. We invite all voluntary hospitals to include their encephalitic patients in our study.
  66. pmc Four candles. Original perspectives and insights into 18th century hospital child healthcare
    A N Williams
    Child Development Centre, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton NN1 5BD, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:75-9. 2007
    ..of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (1852) children were treated and even admitted in English Voluntary Hospitals. Among the earliest English 18th century records, that contain the patient's age, are those found at the ..
  67. ncbi [Improvement of quality of practices for the preparation of cytotoxic drugs: results of a "before-after" study]
    L Gilles
    Réseau ONCORA, 69373 Lyon Cedex 08
    Bull Cancer 96:839-49. 2009
    ..The first part of the study was conducted at five voluntary hospitals. A total of 65 wipe samples of objects and surfaces were taken in the drug preparation rooms and analyzed ..
  68. pmc The "ineffable freemasonry of sex": feminist surgeons and the establishment of radiotherapy in early twentieth-century Britain
    Ornella Moscucci
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Bull Hist Med 81:139-63. 2007
    ..long history of feminist opposition to gynecological surgery, but also because it could widen women's access to the medical profession in the face of male exclusion from training posts and honorary appointments at voluntary hospitals.
  69. ncbi Dodging a bullet: Scruggs has four hospital class-action suits dismissed
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 34:14. 2004
  70. ncbi True collaboration: interdisciplinary rounds in nonteaching hospitals--it can be done!
    Joseph P Falise
    CCU CNU, Mercy Hospital, 3663 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33133, USA
    AACN Adv Crit Care 18:346-51. 2007
  71. pmc Does governance matter? Board configuration and performance in not-for-profit hospitals
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 84:733-58. 2006
    ..However, effects of governance configuration were more pronounced in freestanding and public NFP hospitals compared with system-affiliated and private NFP hospitals, respectively...
  72. ncbi Not-for-profit hospitals: still a community value
    William O Cleverley
    Cleverley and Associates, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:24-5, 27. 2008
  73. ncbi Evaluating the underlying factors behind variable rate debt
    Michael J McCue
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:300-8. 2007
    ..Recent trends show a greater usage of variable rate debt among health care bond issues. In 2004, 63.4% of the total health care bonds issued were variable rate compared with 30.6% in 1995 (Fitch Ratings, 2005)...
  74. ncbi Buying a not-for-profit hospital. Slow and steady wins the race. Complementary missions can lead to matches made in healthcare heaven
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 34:S14, S16. 2004
  75. ncbi [Organizational recommendations for day surgery]
    Gilles Bontemps
    Agence Nationale d Appui à la Performance des établissements de santé et médico sociaux, 75013 Paris, France Electronic address
    Presse Med 43:309-18. 2014
    ..highlights of 15 hospitals selected for their representative performance and analyzing the risks of five voluntary hospitals, mobilization organizational theories from the social sciences, using 53 professional experts...
  76. ncbi Staying power. Community health initiatives face financial pressure, but they are hanging on
    Daniel P Bourque
    VHA Health Foundation, Irving, Texas, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 76:72. 2002
  77. ncbi Pharmaceutical company sponsored disease management programs: an alternative for tax-exempt MCOs and hospitals
    Christopher M Jedrey
    McDermott, Will and Emery, Boston, MA, USA
    Manag Care Q 10:11-5. 2002
    ..This article is based on the final IRS regulations and therefore supersedes the original article published in the Winter 2002 issue...
  78. ncbi VHA's ongoing challenge: relevance
    C Thomas Smith
    Mod Healthc . 2002
  79. ncbi Errors in data on hospital ownership
    S Mitchell
    Department of Health Policy, Yale University, School of Public Health and Epidemiology, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Inquiry 38:432-9. 2001
    ..Substantial primary data collection is necessary to accurately account for changes in ownership and system affiliation...
  80. ncbi Charitable obligations. Both sides declare victory in uninsured billing settlements. Will more systems settle rather than fight it out in court?
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:6-7, 16, 1. 2006
    ..Attorney John Phillips, left, says the fact poor people don't have the money to pay is really the impetus behind these lawsuits...
  81. ncbi Rx for low cash yields
    Chris Tobe
    AEGON Institutional Markets, Louisville, KY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:76-82. 2003
    ..Enhanced cash" strategies offer liquidity and help to preserve capital. Stable value "wrappers" allow hospitals to pursue higher-yielding fixed-income securities without an increase in volatility...
  82. ncbi Mission possible: a financial assistance policy
    Dina Maas
    Alegent Health, Omaha, NE, USA
    Trustee 59:32, 34, 1. 2006
    ..Finance: Alegent Health in Omaha, Neb., has crafted a financial assistance policy designed to provide care for all patients and protect them from financial hardship...
  83. ncbi Caution: attorneys general are watching your M&A activities
    Todd A Kaltman
    Duff and Phelps LLC, Chicago, USA
    Trustee 56:30-3, 1. 2003
    ..State AGs have been paying close attention to not-for-profit health care mergers and acquisitions. This article gives you advice on how to protect your organization from a lawsuit...
  84. ncbi Beginning of the end? North Mississippi Health Services' settlement of uninsured billing issues raises questions about future of hospital lawsuits
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 16, 1. 2004
    ..North Mississippi Health Services made the agreement before attorney Richard Scruggs, left, and his firm filed legal action against the system...
  85. ncbi Battle in Alabama. Agency, system fight for control of Cullman hospital
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 35:20. 2005
  86. ncbi Doing good & doing well
    K Barnett
    Public Health Institute in Alamo, California, USA
    Health Forum J 44:12-9. 2001
    ..Hospitals can "do well" economically through a more strategic approach to "doing good."..
  87. ncbi Police thyself. From GPOs and QIOs to not-for-profit hospitals, leaders hope a voluntary-compliance approach can stave off more regulation
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:28-30. 2006
  88. ncbi Still in the cross hairs. Charity-care scrutiny continues to dog hospitals
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:7, 16. 2006
  89. ncbi The first of many? Ore. system settles Scruggs' charity-care lawsuit
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 35:14. 2005
  90. ncbi John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. System innovation: Concord Hospital
    Paul N Uhlig
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:666-72. 2002
    ..A team-based, collaborative rounds process--the Concord Collaborative Care Model--that involved use of a structured communications protocol was conducted daily at each patient's bedside...
  91. ncbi The IRS and the Internet: new issues for tax-exempt organizations
    Gerald M Griffith
    Health Care Department, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:46-51. 2002
    ..Therefore, providers should carefully monitor all information on their Web sites, including hyperlinks to other Web sites, chat-room and bulletin-board content, and advertisements, to make certain they comply with IRS rules...
  92. ncbi One respiratory care department's contribution to the 'bottom line'
    L L LeBouef
    Tomball Regional Hospital, TX 77375
    Respir Care 39:740-5. 1994
    ..The results of this study show that our Respiratory Care Department has assumed the leadership role in the economic viability of our hospital and is its most cost-efficient contributor to health care...
  93. ncbi The fiduciary duties of healthcare directors in the "zone of insolvency"
    Michael W Peregrine
    Gardner, Carton and Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Law 35:227-62. 2002
    ..In this article, the authors analyze the murky areas of the Zone and give guidance as to when the board's duty may shift-and as to how directors should proceed both in determining their duties and in working to fulfill them...
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    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 37:6-7, 16, 1. 2007
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    T K Hyatt
    Ober, Kaler, Grimes and Shriver, Washington, USA
    J Health Law 34:541-65. 2001
    ....
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    Jeffrey J Fong
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:929-36. 2007
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    K Baskin
    School of Management and Business, Adelphi University, USA
    Physician Exec 26:20-5. 2000
    ....
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    H S Brown
    Department of Economics, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Health Care Finance 27:24-38. 2001
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    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 36:12-3. 2006
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Research Grants16

  1. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  2. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  3. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital Quality
    Stephen Parente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research represents a collaborative effort of investigators at the University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
  5. Improving Palliative Care in Chronic Critical Illness
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The environment is a renowned center for research in geriatric palliative care and chronic critical illness and for clinical research training; the institution offers enthusiastic support. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Exploring Symptom Control in Chronic Critical Illness
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Not applicable. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement Policy
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Exploring Measurement of Palliative Care Quality in ICUs
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..N/A [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Impact of the Medicare Part D Benzodiazepine Exclusion on Managed Care Patients
    Susan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our findings will inform the ongoing debate over amending Part D legislation to include BZD coverage by providing objective data to guide policymakers on the likely costs and benefits. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Costs of Preventing Alcohol Problems in Older Adults
    Susan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration Outomes
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Treatment Patterns, Expenditures and Outcomes in MBHOs
    Susan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., how psychotherapy visits are associated with outcomes and expenditures. Selection models will be used to estimate this relationship for patients with and without drug use. ..
  13. PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-II
    HENRY SOSTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of Care
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..