Author

Judy K. Lask

Date of Award

1-1-1990

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master Of Business Administration

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Kenneth W. Griswold

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Medical care--Cost control; Maternal health services--Finance

Abstract

The purposes of this this study were to (a) determine the willingness of maternity patients to participate in an early discharge program, (b) determine why patients would or would not participate and (c) determine if a financial incentive would have any impact on their decision. The subjects of the study were pregnant women currently enrolled in prenatal and LaMaze classes at Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, Illinois who were planning to deliver at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

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