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Cost Pressure in Hospitals: Staff Shortages and an Influx of Patients

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August 6, 2013
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Profit orientation, cost efficiency - terms familiar from the private sector. But how does a hospital function as a commercial enterprise? The Giessen and Marburg University Hospital provides an example: more patients, more treatment, more revenues - but also more work for nursing staff.


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