Hard times for hospital administrators. The problem of resource allocation

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Abstract

How should hospital administrators respond to budget cuts? Which responses are both economically sensible and ethical? The principles guiding resource allocation decisions within hospitals were the subject of a forum held in May 1993 at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, organised jointly by the Alfred Hospital Ethics Committee and the Eleanor Shaw Centre for the Study of Medicine, Society and Law at the Baker Institute.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-471
Number of pages4
JournalThe Medical Journal of Australia
Volume160
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994
Externally publishedYes

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