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Author Swazey, Judith P.

Title Merger Games : the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and the Rise and Fall of the Allegheny Healthcare System
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (325 pages)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue. "Honoring the Past, Creating the Future"; Part I: Let the Games Begin; Part II: Merger Landscapes; Part III: Merger Games; Part IV: End Games; Appendix: The Players: People and Organizations; References; Index
Summary With deepening financial problems, Allegheny Heath, Education and Research Foundation filed for bankruptcy in 1998 & mdash;in the midst of its landmark merger of The Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University. What resulted was another dire event in an escalating disaster. As civil and criminal investigations probed Allegheny's collapse, the survival of the medical school and other health sciences university schools, and the operation of the hospitals hung in the balance. Fortunately, a savior arrived in the form of Drexel University who used this opportunity to create its own medi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University.
Hospital mergers -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Medical colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Schools, Medical -- history.
Health Facility Merger -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283286521
1439907196 (electronic bk)
9781439907191 (electronic bk)