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  One in Three Hospitals Face Challenges
  by Beth Leibson | Jan 28, 2014
   
 

By 2020, it has been estimated that one in three hospitals will close or reorganize into an entirely different type of health care service provider.

Writers David Houle and Jonathan Fleece suggest that there are several forces and factors are driving this shift:

  • High healthcare costs

  • Concerns over hospital safety records

  • Questionable hospital customer care

  • Increased connectivity in healthcare arena

For more information, see:
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2012/03/onethird-hospitals-close-2020.html