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Boston healthcare giant takes aim at suburbs

Boston Globe, December 22, 2008

Since Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital joined forces to create Partners Healthcare Inc., they strengthened their dominance by opening healthcare facilities across the state. The moves have led to notable increases in both discharges and outpatient business. The Bay State's community hospitals, many of which already face thin margins, are hardly welcoming Partners' suburban sprawl.