Capital investment for health case studies from Europe by Bernd Rechel

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Published by European Health Property Network, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies in Copenhagen, Denmark .

Written in English

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  • Stationäre Behandlung,
  • Gesundheitspolitik,
  • Health planning,
  • Investition,
  • Organizational Efficiency,
  • Economics,
  • Delivery of Health Care,
  • Investitionspolitik,
  • Capital investments,
  • Case studies,
  • Hospital Financial Management,
  • Gesundheitswesen,
  • Europa,
  • Finance,
  • Capital Financing,
  • Health facilities,
  • Trends,
  • Hospital Administration,
  • Finanzinvestition,
  • Hospitals

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Book details

StatementBernd Rechel ... [et al.].
SeriesObservatory studies series -- no. 18, Observatory studies series -- no. 18.
ContributionsEuropean Health Property Network, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
LC ClassificationsRA971.3 .C28 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24849980M
ISBN 109289041781
ISBN 109789289041782
LC Control Number2011377108

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Health care and life sciences industry executives know where most of their spending occurs, but there is less understanding about the return on capital (ROC) performance across health care sectors. Sarah Thomas, managing director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, discusses findings from a Deloitte study of ROC performance across pharma, medtech, hospitals, and health plans from.

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