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The Train Has Left the Station

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The Train Has Left the Station

Many hospitals have spent the last 30 years buying up their competitors big and small. What have these mergers and acquisitions done to the cost and quality of care, and…
October 30, 2019

The Train Has Left the Station

Many hospitals have spent the last 30 years buying up their competitors big and small. What have these mergers and acquisitions done to the cost and quality of care, and where do we go from here?

Guests:

Jaime King, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law

Bob Town, Professor of Economics, University of Texas

See more information and a full list of resources on our website: https://bit.ly/tradeoffsep2

Select Resources:

Overview of hospital consolidation and its impacts: https://bit.ly/36hngRp

How concentrated is your hospital market? https://bit.ly/36fYLEj

Fact sheet on California’s lawsuit against Sutter Health: https://bit.ly/2Pwcr86

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