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Researchers from University of Connecticut discuss findings in dentistry
November 27th, 2010
"We analyzed the operation of one Connecticut federally qualified health center (FQHC) dental program with seven delivery sites. We assessed the financial operation of the different delivery sites and contrasted the overall performance of the FQHC with private practices," scientists in the United States report.
"We obtained data from a pretested financial survey instrument, electronic patient visit records, and site visits. To assess clinic productivity, we used two output measures: patient visits and market value of services. For the latter, we estimated the implicit fee of each service provided in patient visits. On average, these clinics were running a modest deficit,...
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Source: Investment Weekly News (2010-11-27)