TITLE

Balancing the books

AUTHOR(S)
Foster, Allen; Ravilla, Thulasiraj
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Canadian Horse Annual;2014, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors offer suggestions on how to maintain costs and expenditures by British eye care institutions. They state that eye care institutions should employ essential staff with clear job description, purchasing only essential consumables and maintaining a culture of cost containment among eye care team members. They also mention that the institutions can generate income from within the hospital, community and internationally.
ACCESSION #
93453577

 

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