Major NYC Health Care Providers Mull Merger

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- Two of the largest New York City hospital systems said Thursday they would discuss a potential merger, an announcement that raised concerns from patient advocates who fear the proposal could lead to fewer options for some patients as the local health care market consolidates.

New York University's Langone Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, both of which operate several teaching hospitals in Manhattan, released a joint statement saying they had entered a nonbinding memorandum of understanding to determine whether they should pursue a merger and what...
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