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Walston Stephen L.; Kimberly, John R.; Burns, Lawton R.
Health Care Management Review: Winter 1996
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This article examines the alleged benefits and actual outcomes of vertical integration in the health sector and compares them to those observed in other sectors of the economy. This article concludes that the organizational models on which these arrangements are based may be poorly adapted to the current environment in health care.

© 1996 Aspen Publishers, Inc.