Open Heart Surgery
For this assignment, read Case 19: The Case for Open Heart Surgery at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital
Why is the hospital considering this additional service?
Does the hospital and community really need this service? Why or why not?
What should be the most important characteristics of a hospital in which one would want to have an open heart surgery?
Is it financially viable for a hospital to offer this service? What costs and revenues would you predict to know the viability? Would any revenues cover the costs of offering this service?