Evaluation and Hospital Funding

< Back to: Volume 2 - 1987 - Spring
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25-32

Increasing hospital costs in both Canada and the United States forces a re-examination of the funding system incentives. The current funding based on standards gives administrators and planners the wrong incentives while a funding system based on cost-outcome or cost-effectiveness analysis would change the incentives towards shorter stays and thus less pressure on capital funding.

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