Why LI Hospital Mergers make it harder…

A recent article in Newsday points out that there is only 1 independent hospital left on the island – Brookhaven Medical Center, now know as the Long Island Medical Center. “Hospitals are combining nationwide. There were 78 hospital deals in the United States in 2017, in which 216 hospitals, with a total of 27,386 beds, were acquired, said Lisa Phillips, editor …