Waiting and watching: Chicago's cautious approach yields rewards

Carlson, Joe
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p8
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the healthcare market in the area of Naperville, Joliet and Chicago in Illinois. It says that for-profit healthcare chains are on a buying spree in Chicago including Vanguard Health Systems, which is expanding its ownership to six hospitals in just over a year's time. According to the author, Chicago has been able to hold on to its non-profit Roman Catholic hospitals. The cautious approach of Chicago to healthcare change is also discussed.


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