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Pediatric powerhouse? Big hospital merger shelved between University of Minnesota, Children's Minnesota

By The Star Tribune  
   June 19, 2019

An attempt to merge two prominent Twin Cities children’s hospitals into a national powerhouse of pediatric know-how has been shelved because of reported differences over control, medical staffing and finances. The University of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota pursued an agreement last year to combine their competing hospitals into a “new, independent pediatric care system,” according to e-mails and documents reviewed by the Star Tribune.

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