Technology strategy and the balance sheet: 3 points to consider.Healthc Financ Manage. 2005 May; 59(5):70-6.HF
Most hospitals use technology strategically to differentiate themselves from their competition. The rapid rate of change in healthcare technologies necessitates development of a technology life-cycle management program. Having access to flexible sources of capital appropriate to each category of technology assets allows liabilities and assets to be matched on a "balanced" balance sheet.