New research finds that health care consolidation and the integration of hospital and doctor services not only fail to improve quality but also reduce patient satisfaction. Read "Weighing the Effects of Vertical Integration Versus Market Concentration on Hospital Quality" in the journal "Medical Care and Research Review.": https://bit.ly/2E9FHeK
More about the study from:
Rice University news release - https://bit.ly/2DCmdy0
Houston Chronicle - https://bit.ly/2SwJJXz
Modern Healthcare (subscription required) - https://bit.ly/2V2AKKz
HealthCare Business News - https://bit.ly/2VZX9su
Feb. 14, 2019, 11:45 a.m.