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What is the difference between general and community hospitals?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Similar

General or community hospitals provide same type of services.

In brief: Similar

General or community hospitals provide same type of services.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No difference

Large general hospitals may have more specialties and capabilities to do more specialized tests/procedures.
Financially, they are no different - they can be for profit or non-profit. Non-profit is a misnomer created by the U.S. Tax code. All organizations need to make a profit to operate (eco 101). The difference is who gets the returns - shareholders or re-investing in the organization.

In brief: No difference

Large general hospitals may have more specialties and capabilities to do more specialized tests/procedures.
Financially, they are no different - they can be for profit or non-profit. Non-profit is a misnomer created by the U.S. Tax code. All organizations need to make a profit to operate (eco 101). The difference is who gets the returns - shareholders or re-investing in the organization.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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