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Freedom At Risk: The Implications Of City Of Boerne V. Flores On The Merger Of Catholic And Non-Catholic Hospitals, Heather L. Carlson Jan 1997

Freedom At Risk: The Implications Of City Of Boerne V. Flores On The Merger Of Catholic And Non-Catholic Hospitals, Heather L. Carlson

Saint Louis University Public Law Review

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Night Landings On An Aircraft Carrier: Hospital Mergers And Antitrust Law, Thomas L. Greaney Jan 1997

Night Landings On An Aircraft Carrier: Hospital Mergers And Antitrust Law, Thomas L. Greaney

All Faculty Scholarship

Abstract: Analysis of the competitive effects of hospital mergers requires antitrust tribunals to make exceedingly fine-tuned appraisals of complex economic relationships. The law requires fact finding in a number of complex areas, e.g., defining product and geographic markets, predicting the possibility of that firms will engage in coordinated behavior; and assessing efficiencies flowing from the merger. Further complicating the process is the fact that these decisions require judgments regarding what the future may hold in an industry undergoing revolutionary change. Like pilots landing at night aboard an aircraft carrier, courts are aiming for a target that is small, shifting ...