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Digging Into the Patient Safety Risks From Hospital Mergers

  • July 20, 2018

This Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) article reports on the findings from a CRICO-funded study by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark E. Reynolds. The study explored the many risks that can come with healthcare system mergers and acquisitions.


In addition, PSQH featured the research team’s collaboration to produce a free toolkit that includes guides to aid healthcare organizations when holding crucial conversations during a merger.   

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Palmer J. Digging into the patient safety risks from hospital merger. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. July 2o, 2018.

 

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