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Old 12-13-2007, 10:54 AM   #21
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Excellent article .I worked for a group of orthopedic and pain doctors in a large building .The amount of staff involved in direct patient care was dwarfed by the amount of staff handling billing and paper work .
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Old 12-13-2007, 11:38 AM   #22
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Hospitals do private fund raising and get capital for building and equipment that does not need to produce an ROI.
Kcowan Having spent several years in Health care Facilities management I can say that your premise that health care facilities do not need an ROI is incorrect. In the US a health care facility is considered to be doing "ok" if it makes 4 - 5 % on the gross income.
The ROI I was referring to is from the invested capital that is raised from benefactors. You are talking about them making a small operating profit. No argument with that.
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