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THE PROPOSED "TRUSTEE SYSTEM" IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOSPITALS.

THE PROPOSED "TRUSTEE SYSTEM" IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOSPITALS. The physicians of New York, especially those interested in Bellevue Hospital, are discussing the proposed change of administration of that institution under the new city charter revision bill. It is proposed to change the system of management of that group of the city hospitals that lie on Manhattan Island, by removing them from the supervision of the Department of Charities and Corrections and vesting their care in a board of trustees. The seven trustees of the city hospitals will be appointed by the mayor, who, according to the charter, must consult the presidents of various philanthropic boards and institutions in the city, in preparing the list of candidates, although he may appoint some not mentioned by his advisers. This change in method of management is avowedly to remove the hospitals from the evils of practical politics, and to place them under a distinctive form of government. To this end the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE PROPOSED "TRUSTEE SYSTEM" IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOSPITALS.

JAMA , Volume XXXV (23) – Dec 8, 1900

THE PROPOSED "TRUSTEE SYSTEM" IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOSPITALS.

Abstract


The physicians of New York, especially those interested in Bellevue Hospital, are discussing the proposed change of administration of that institution under the new city charter revision bill. It is proposed to change the system of management of that group of the city hospitals that lie on Manhattan Island, by removing them from the supervision of the Department of Charities and Corrections and vesting their care in a board of trustees. The seven trustees of the city hospitals will...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1900 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.1900.02460490044011
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Abstract

The physicians of New York, especially those interested in Bellevue Hospital, are discussing the proposed change of administration of that institution under the new city charter revision bill. It is proposed to change the system of management of that group of the city hospitals that lie on Manhattan Island, by removing them from the supervision of the Department of Charities and Corrections and vesting their care in a board of trustees. The seven trustees of the city hospitals will be appointed by the mayor, who, according to the charter, must consult the presidents of various philanthropic boards and institutions in the city, in preparing the list of candidates, although he may appoint some not mentioned by his advisers. This change in method of management is avowedly to remove the hospitals from the evils of practical politics, and to place them under a distinctive form of government. To this end the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 8, 1900

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