Search Tag: hospital consolidation

Executive Health Management

2020 03 Jan

Hospital mergers have been on the rise in recent years, with the pace accelerating since 2010. A recent study showed that the trend had no significant impact on readmission rates or mortality rates while the patient experience was negatively affected. You may also like: Hospital Mergers: Managing Complex Change in a Complex Environment...Read more

Executive Health Management

2015 15 Aug

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around 20 percent of all U.S. hospitals will seek a merger. A Viewpoint published in JAMA evaluates the implications of hospital conglomerates and the growing trend of hospital consolidation with respect to quality, access,...Read more