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Recent Conferences

March 11, 2013

The Future of the American Hospital

American hospitals will face unprecedented financial pressure in the coming decade from a combination of federal budget cuts, increasing consumer and employer price sensitivity, and new payment models with incentives to reduce hospital utilization. Yet hospitals also wield tremendous economic power that has increased with market consolidation. This meeting examined whether hospitals will be willing or able to transition away from business models based on volume growth, and how to create conditions in which such shifts could be successful.

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