Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Facing the future: smaller acute providers

Facing the future: smaller acute providers This report finds that small district general hospitals can thrive but the way services are provided to local patients must change to guarantee quality care. The research found that no clear evidence that smaller acute hospitals performed any worse clinically than larger counterparts. However, the analysis showed that there is evidence that smaller providers may be starting to face greater financial challenges, with performance worsening more than the sector as a whole in the last 2 years. Monitor

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