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Financial and operational performance of hospitals in the Czech Republic
Financial and operational performance of hospitals in the Czech Republic

Author(s): Tana Hajdikova, Lenka Komárková, Petr Pirožek
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Health and medicine and law
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: hospitals; non-profit hospitals; net income; economics; performance; subsidies;
Summary/Abstract: Article aims to describe and analyze the performance of hospitals in times of economic instability. It describes the important dimensions of financial and operational performance in both profit and non-profit hospitals in the Czech Republic during selected period. Years 2008 and 2011 were chosen quite intentionally, because of the differences in findings between the time of the very beginning of the global economic crisis that started in 2008 and last possible researchable year.