TITLE

Year-end 'What gives?'

AUTHOR(S)
Barlow, Rick Dana
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2009, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several observations which can be used to assess the performance of the U.S. healthcare industry in 2009. They include the decision of some hospitals to push through with ambitious building projects, including complete campus new construction. Another is the postponement of major equipment purchases by hospitals. Also included in the observations is the overstatement of the job creation statistics from the Great Stimulus Package by the administration of President Barack Obama.
ACCESSION #
46706839

 

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