'The big gorilla': BJC HealthCare has foothold in St. Louis area

Galloro, Vince
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p28
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the healthcare market in the area of Saint Louis, Missouri. According to University of Missouri healthcare researcher Susan Feigenbaum, BJC HealthCare leads the area with almost a third of the acute-care market. The author adds that the tax-exempt system leases or owns 13 hospitals, two of which are in Illinois and 11 in Missouri. The historical background of BJC and the hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corp. in Saint Louis are also discussed.


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