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A Taxonomic Analysis of the Structure of Prime Costs in Polish Clinical Hospitals

Sikora-Alicka Joanna ()
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Sikora-Alicka Joanna: University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Economics, Department of Microeconomics, Armii Krajowej 119/121, 81-824Sopot, Poland

Folia Oeconomica Stetinensia, 2021, vol. 21, issue 2, 118-131

Abstract: Research background: The analysis of the genesis and the way of defining clinical hospitals allows us to conclude that the evaluation of their activities should consider many criteria, not only the treatment process in itself. Activities characteristic for a clinical hospital include, apart from the medical, also prophylaxis and preventative measures, preceded by the identification of health risks, soliciting research and creating new directions of medical research, as well as implementing new medical technologies and treatment methods (Article 3, paragraph 2, points 1–2, Journal of Laws of 2020, items 295, 567, 1493, 2112, i.e.) combined with the training of medical personnel. Which all makes those units unique among hospitals.

Keywords: clinical hospital; cost analysis; cost structure; generic P&L statement (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C34 D24 I10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.2478/foli-2021-0019

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