Shouldice Hospital Case

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1.How well is the Shouldice Hospital doing? From our point of view, Shouldice Hospital is very successful and is getting more popular

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Shouldice Hospital Case1.How well is the Shouldice Hospital doing?From our point of view, Shouldice Hospital is very successful and is getting more popular. This can be concluded according to the following facts, which we took out of the Shouldice Hospital Limited case: -Under Dr. Obneys leadership, the volume of activity continued to increase, reaching a total of 6,850 operations in the 1982 calendar year. (p.2) -It was thought that most potential Shouldice patients learned about the hospital and its methods from past patients who had already experienced them.(p.3) -During their stay, patients were encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to explore the premises and make new friends. (p.5) -Patients sometimes ask to stay an extra day []. They share experiences with other patients, make friends easily, and have the run of the hospital. (p.5) -When I interview prospective surgeons, I look for experience and a good education. I try to gain some insight into their domestic situation and personal interests and habits. (p.6) -Excellence is the enemy of good. (p.6)-Experience is most important. The typical general surgeon may perform 25 to 50 hernia operations per year. Our perform 600 or more. (p.7) -Training in the Shouldice technique was important because the procedure could not be varied. It was accomplished through direct supervision by one or more of the senior surgeons. (p.7) - The steps are design

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