Public hospital strategic planning: does it differ from voluntary, not-for-profit hospital strategic planning?
Health Care Management Review 13(3): 7-14
ISSN/ISBN: 0361-6274 PMID: 3049452 DOI: 10.1097/00004010-198801330-00002
One-hundred-eighty-six public and voluntary, not-for-profit hospitals were surveyed regarding their strategic planning processes, which were found to be more similar than different. Public hospitals, however, were less flexible, less formal, and more hesitant to adopt the latest strategic planning innovations.