M&A Pace Cools

Kalbhen, Janet
September 1999
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep99, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p65
Trade Publication
Features trend in the merger and acquisition activity in the health care industry. Transactions on merger and acquisition in the health care industry; Significance of the report `The Health Care Merger & Acquisition Report.'


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