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Community Hospitals Promoting Health and Disease Prevention

Need help answering the following question: Should a community hospital promote health, disease prevention, cna chronic disease management when these effforts will lead to a loss of revene for inpatient care and complex treatments? How would present this case to a governing board?

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Corporations that are driven by profit only will be in big trouble in the big picture. It's a well-known fact and supported in the literature that companies that form partnerships with nonprofits prosper, as a result.
In the same way, and especially with a community hospital, promoting good is good for business. Hospitals ...

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The cost benefit analysis of a hospital including health education and prevention in the budget are discussed.