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Is Bigger Better? Exploring the Impact of System Membership on Rural Hospitals

Description
Describes how system membership affects financial performance and transfer patterns of rural hospitals in California. Shows what financial benefits are involved and examines whether membership increases or decreases likelihood of closure. Includes appendices with lists of system and nonsystem hospitals by county, and rural hospital intercompany transfer statistics from 2011-2015.
Author(s)
Glenn Melnick, Katya Fonkych
Date
05/2018
Type
Document
Organization
California Health Care Foundation
Tagged as
Healthcare networks · Hospitals · Statistics and data · California