The short-term effects of merger on hospital operations.

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OBJECTIVE The short-term effects of merger on three areas of hospital operations - scale of activity, personnel/staffing practices, and operating efficiency - is examined. DATA SOURCES Secondary data obtained from the AHA Annual Surveys (1980-1990) were applied to analyze 92 hospital mergers over the period 1982-1989. STUDY DESIGN The study employed a… (More)

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@article{Alexander1996TheSE, title={The short-term effects of merger on hospital operations.}, author={Jeffrey A. Alexander and Michael T. Halpern and S Y Lee}, journal={Health services research}, year={1996}, volume={30 6}, pages={827-47} }