Book — 376 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports., facsims. ; 29 cm.
A. Historical narration : progressive story of American Hospital's trials and tribulations (1920-1992). Origins of the American Hospital ; The pre-twenties ; The twenties ; The thirties ; The forties ; The fifties ; The sixties ; The seventies ; The eighties ; The nineties ; Conclusion
B. Functional development of the American Hospital (1920-1994). Governance ; Management ; Physical plant ; Scope of medical services ; Financing ; Non-operational financial support ; Co-operative institutions
C. The new American Hospital (1990-2007). Introduction ; Key events : years 1990 through 1995 ; The intensification of instability : 1993 and 1994 ; Vehbi Koç Foundation takes the American Hospital over ; Stability and growth : 1995 through 1999 ; Introducing hospital management to Turkey ; American Hospital status 1998 ; Roller coaster years 1999-2001 ; Re-stabilization, growth and prosperity years 2001-2007 ; The milestones 2005 ; Milestones and new trends 2006 ; Concluding comments