proprietary hospital

pri·vate hos·pi·tal

1. a hospital similar to a group hospital except that it is controlled by a single practitioner or by the practitioner and the associates in his or her office;
2. a hospital operated for profit.

proprietary hospital

a hospital operated as a profit-making organization. Many proprietary hospitals are owned by physicians who operate them primarily for their own patients but also accept patients from other physicians. Some proprietary hospitals are owned by investor groups or large corporations.
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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 .
Hospitalists Now's full service hospital management program includes offering their proprietary hospital medicine technology suite, HM VitalSigns[TM] (patent pending), matching qualified MDs to meet hospitals' needs, and providing management and consulting services.
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.
This study also contains historical formulary data from AMR's proprietary hospital formulary database regarding the formulary uptake of antibiotic and antifungal brands over the last 10 years.
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.