Hospital-Centric Healthcare

Washington State Takes Antitrust Aim at Aggressive Health System Competition

The unfettered growth of hosptial-centric medicine, usually touted as bringing “better care,” “enhanced safety,” and “more efficiency,” often brings less caring care, hospital acquired infections, and . . . control over the market with its “efficient” byproduct, higher prices. The growth of hospital systems can be seen as a reaction to the fact that procedures […]

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