CM307-0704A-01 The Health Care Industry Phase 2 DB

Task Name: Phase 2 Discussion Board

Deliverable Length: 1-2 pages

Details: Some of PASP s members are faculty at a medical center, and some members practice medicine at a community hospital. You wonder what some of the differences are in these practice settings. You decide to post your query to the discussion board of your association of which you are a member for healthcare membership managers.

Discuss the following question:

What are some business and financial implications due to the differences between community not-for-profit hospitals and large academic medical centers? What are some basic similarities?

Date Due: Friday, Oct 19, 2007 by 10pm eastern time

Objective: Explain the salient characteristics of various types of provider organizations, including mission, program goals and objectives, management structure, staffing requirements, and policies and procedures.
Describe essential functions and activities related to the business of healthcare, such as budgeting, marketing, program planning, and staffing.

Please include a reference page, citations. quotes, etc....