The need for business in reproductive medicine

Steven R. Lindheim, Mindy S. Christianson, Joseph Sanfilippo

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The business of medicine continues to be an area of growing importance, particularly in reproductive medicine. We provide a synthesis of salient concepts within the spectrum of business in medicine. The topics we review include finances and accounting; business operations as related to human resources, information technology (telemedicine), organizational governance, and practice models; insurance billing and contract negotiations; and the impact of health care policy on reproductive medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-6
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and sterility
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2021


  • Business
  • cash flows
  • financial statements
  • medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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