Rural Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: Which Hospitals Are Being Acquired and How Are They Performing Afterward?
Journal of Healthcare and Management
Examines characteristics of rural hospitals that have merged or were acquired during 2005 and 2012. Also compares the change is rural hospital finances, staffing, or services after the merger or acquisition.
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Marissa Noles, Kristin Reiter, Jonathan Boortz-Marx, George Pink