Health Care Merger Process Is a Long and Arduous Road, Panelists Say

Shields, Yvette
September 2000
Bond Buyer;09/26/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30983, p6
Trade Publication
Reports that health care systems that merge face a long and arduous integration process before realizing the financial and operational benefits of such deals, according to representatives from two major Catholic systems in the United States. Likelihood that more systems will forego major acquisitions and mergers in favor of horizontal integrations; Creation of the Catholic Health Initiatives.


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