O'Reilly logo

Advances in Health Care Organization Theory, 2nd Edition by Stephen S. Mick, Patrick D. Shay

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 8Differentiated, Integrated, and OverlookedHospital-Based Clusters

Patrick D. Shay, Roice D. Luke and Stephen S. Farnsworth Mick

Learning Objectives

  1. Define hospital-based clusters and distinguish between urban boundary and regional boundary definitions of clusters.
  2. Understand the history of the emergence of hospital-based clusters during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, including their empirical growth during the past two decades.
  3. Evaluate clusters' adoption of differentiated and integrated organizational forms.
  4. Examine clusters' exhibited patterns of vertical differentiation and other horizontal and vertical interorganizational arrangements
  5. Apply a multitheoretical perspective to explain the variation in differentiation ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required