The board of a mid sized, not-for profit hospital system with multiple facilities, including a large hospital that does some limited teaching, has hired you. There are two (2) schools of thought regarding the effectiveness of for-profit versus not-for-profit hospitals in delivering care. (A 2-page response is required.)
- Your job is to review and analyze the literature on this subject, looking at four (4) variables (such as cost, access, and quality of care, etc.); discuss the pros and cons of both positions. Cite all references in APA format.
- Formulate a recommendation to the board as to whether or not they should consider selling to a for-profit chain or restrict their search to non-profit merger partners. Support your recommendation.