The Aug. 1 Modern Healthcare cover story “For health systems, how big is too big?” starts with a flawed premise “and then searches for validation,” writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in a letter to the editor. “Unfortunately, while the article considers many factors, it falls short in offering a thorough analysis of what successful integration actually looks like. It also downplays the fact that many larger systems weathered the COVID-19 pandemic more effectively than smaller ones, with clear benefits to patients and communities.” Read the letter here.

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