Future challenges for academic hospitals

Marc Decramer Published in the journal : July 2019 Category : Médecine et société

Summary :

Despite the sustained discussions and consultations of these recent years about hospital networks and the role of different hospitals, still much ambiguity exists as to the role of academic hospitals. This analysis puts innovation in medicine forward as the primary mission of these hospitals. Academic hospitals currently face a multitude of challenges, such as the lack of financial resources for academic missions and the concentration of complex and rare diseases, to only name the most important ones.

Key Words

Challenges, roles, academic hospitals