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A clinical diagnosis

Numbers, explanations surface as new direction for Valley health care begins to take shape


September 12, 2018

When a business has burned through nearly half a million dollars and is still not on track, it is normally time to rethink that particular business model.

This is the case the with the Platte Valley Medical Clinic (Clinic).

Since August 2017 the Clinic has gone through $499,228 in subsidies and more has been requested.

Most of those costs are normal business costs for a clinic. A $5,000 moving allowance and a $10,000 signing bonus are normal in recruiting a new doctor.

Some costs do not make for a sustainable business, however.

Bleeding money

Salary and retention checks that are aimed at m...

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