Medicine and the Profit Motive: The Proposed Sale of McLean Hospital


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  • Product Description

    When a major for-profit US hospital corporation proposes to buy a prominent psychiatric hospital owned, at that point, by a non-profit hospital, the medical staff becomes alarmed.

    Learning Objective:
    A prominent medical school, whose relationship to the psychiatric hospital is crucial to its level of service and prestige, must decide whether the hospital's traditions will be compromised if it passes into private hands.

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    Publication Date: January 01, 1992
    HKS Case Number: 1176.0
    Case Author: Esther Scott
    Faculty Lead: James Honan
    Pages (incl. exhibits): 10
    Setting: United States
    Language: English
    _year: Older than 2000
    _pages: 1-15
    _geography: US & Canada
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