Study finds no savings from mergers

December 1997
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 23, p60
Trade Publication
Reports that hospitals that have consolidated to form contracting alliances generate higher net revenues but have not boosted cash flow or reduced medical costs according to a study at Virginia Commonwealth University. Average net revenue generated by hospital alliance members; Percentage of urban hospitals that joined partnerships in the United States in 1996.


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