An examination of the efficiency of proprietary hospital
versus nonproprietary hospital ownership structures.
Part of our package was a bidirectional interface with one [diagnostic] instrument," explains the administrative director of the lab in a small proprietary hospital
in suburban California.
That was the situation I confronted in August 1993, just three months after I took over as chairman and CEO of National Medical Enterprises, a hospital owner and operator, and predecessor of Tenet Healthcare, the second largest proprietary hospital
company in the U.
1) "National statistics show that a married woman over 35 who lives in the Northeast, enjoys a high socioeconomic status, delivers in a large proprietary hospital
, and is insured by Blue Cross stands the greatest chance of having a cesarean birth.
We outgrew the capacity of a proprietary hospital
information system we installed eight years ago," explains Mike Martinez, St.
Interestingly, the urban and proprietary hospital
dummy variables are reduced dramatically, and only the large urban variable remains statistically significant at the .
Sort of, says the administrative director of the lab in a small, budget-poor proprietary hospital
in suburban California, who notes the best single feature of this laboratory's information system was its low cost.
In 1982 Hospital Corporation of America, the largest proprietary hospital
chain, owned 351 hospitals with 50,000 beds, producing revenues of $3.
According to the chief technologist in a small proprietary hospital
in rural West Virginia, "In the average young, well-educated population, managed care offers the best possible conditions.
The staff shortage raised salaries somewhat," notes a lab supervisor at a small, proprietary hospital
in rural Illinois.