LOS ANGELES CA, USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE -- APRIL 9, 2021: "If there's too much consolidation, you take away market pressure for competition and once that market pressure is reduced enough then the pressure to continue to innovate, to cut costs, to make hard decisions, to achieve efficiencies...that pressure lessens and eventually disappears," says Glenn Melnick, PhD, Professor at USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, and world-renowned expert on healthcare economics and finance.
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In this new podcast episode, "The Consolidation Trend in Healthcare: What Does It Mean for Patients, Providers, and Payers?" Glenn Melnick explains how the growing trend in both vertical and horizontal consolidation is not necessarily good or bad...the devil is in the details.
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