Charles River Associates Report: Hospital Merger Benefits

Charles River Associates Report: Hospital Merger Benefits: Views from Hospital Leaders and Econometric Analysis - An Update

Mergers have become one of the critical means through which hospitals can provide their communities with high-quality, convenient and cost-effective care. The benefits of mergers allow hospitals to create connected networks of care and keep the focus where it belongs: on improving care for the patient.

Hospital Merger Benefits: Views from Hospital Leaders and Econometric Analysis – An Update, was prepared by economists from Charles River Associates and is an update of their 2017 report. The latest findings both reinforce and strengthen the previous report’s conclusions that hospital mergers can generate significant value for patients and their communities in the form of better care and reduced costs.


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