Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
Print version ISSN 1413-8123
ARTMANN, Elizabeth and URIBE RIVERA, Francisco Javier. The hospital strategic management: one regional coordination mean of hospital practice based on opportunity costs and solidarity. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2003, vol.8, n.2, pp.479-499. ISSN 1413-8123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232003000200013.
This text is a general presentation of the hospital strategic management methodology elaborated by M. Crémadez and F. Grateau (France), including the goals, phases and main tools of the approach. The work takes into account the microeconomic aspects of the methodology and its potentials to stucture health care networks based on negotiation of hospitals goals. The text includes the presentation of one experience of implementation of the approach as a regional coordination mean applied by general surgery discipline of programatic area (AP-4) hospitals of Rio de Janeiro city.
Keywords : Strategic planning; Hospital management; health care profile; Public health.