Week 2 assignment.HCA432.docx - Running Head PHYSICIANS CONTRIBUTATIONS 1 Physician Contributions to Hospital Revenue and Cost How do physicians

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Running Head: PHYSICIANS CONTRIBUTATIONS 1 Physician Contributions to Hospital Revenue and Cost How do physicians contribute to a hospital’s revenues? The roles that physicians play in revenues in hospitals is quite a big role. They bring in a lot of revenue to the hospitals from their private practices as well as the surgeries that they perform. The total revenues that contribute to an entire hospitals total include emergency room patients as well as those patients that become admitted through doctors or physicians’ offices. This also includes those who are sent to the hospital for testing, bloodwork, and diagnostic imaging as well. These can be for routine reasons or for pre-surgical testing. All of these scenarios bring in revenue to the hospitals and the physicians are a big contributor to that ( Getzen, 2013). How do physicians contribute to a hospital’s costs? Physicians contribute to the costs of a hospital in many ways. They are responsible for increasing the costs of a hospital rather dramatically. The amount of overhead needed for physicians is quite large which in turn
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  • Spring '17
  • Kathleen Bailey
  • Physician, hospital revenue, PHYSICIANS CONTRIBUTATIONS

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