Diagnose the differences in organizational culture between for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Diagnose the differences in organizational culture between for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Learning Objectives

Discuss political, business, and ethical issues related to the growth in the US healthcare system.

Discuss the structures and governance of for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Describe the key factors that affect organizational strategy and performance among healthcare systems.

Diagnose the differences in organizational culture between for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Relate the concept of healthcare consolidation to the development, assessment, and redesign of healthcare systems.

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Key Terms and Concepts

For-profit health system

Hospital acquisition

Hospital merger

Integrated delivery system (IDS)

Not-for-profit health system

Virtual health system

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