Shrinking Financial Support Could Cause Academic Medical Centers to Lose 10 Percent of Their Revenue

Academic medical centers stand to lose about 10 percent of their traditional revenue because of declining reimbursement levels under federal health reform, sinking state support, and shrinking research dollars, according to a report being released on Wednesday.

The report, "The Future of the Academic Medical Center: Strategies to Avoid a Margin Meltdown," offers tips for the teaching hospitals and programs that graduate about 17,000 new