Hospitals Competing for Patients
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The editorial "Bolstering specialty hospitals" (Monday) is riddled with inaccuracies and misleading assertions about a serious problem that threatens to erode what The Washington Times claims to support: competition and true patient choice in health care decisions.
The vast majority of hospitals were founded and built by communities, religious groups and universities, driven by need and mission. Women's and children's hospitals also are an established presence in the hospital field, offering a wide range of health care services to their patients. However, a new and different breed has developed: physician-owned specialty hospitals born of …
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Publication information: Article title: Hospitals Competing for Patients. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 28, 2005. Page number: A18. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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