Hospital consolidation isn't the key to lowering costs and raising quality.

The headline of a mid-September op-ed in The Wall Street Journal by Kenneth Davis, MD, CEO and president of Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, trumpeted a familiar claim: “Hospital Mergers Can Lower Costs and Improve Medical Care.” But larger size is neither a necessary nor sufficient condition for hospital systems to trim waste and enhance quality… (More)
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