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Reflections on the Financing of Hospital Capital : A Canadian Perspective

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  • Evans, R.G.
  • Barer, M.L.
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    Abstract

    What is capital? capital is commitment. It can take many forms, including bricks and mortar (physical), trained health care personnel (human), and reseach and development activities (intangible). Capital investment decisions in the health care "industry" seem howver to be relatively inflexible compared with decisions elsewhere in the economy.

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    Paper provided by University of British Columbia - Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. in its series Centre for Health Services and Policy Research with number 90:17d.

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    Length: 38 pages
    Date of creation: 1990
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:brichs:90:17d

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    Postal: The University of British Columbia. Health Policy Research Unit. 429-2194 Health Sciences Mall. Vancouver, BC. V6T 1Z3

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    Keywords: HEALTH SERVICES ; COSTS ; HOSPITALS;

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