FTC to block hospital acquisition

March 2013
Medical Device Daily;3/19/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 53, p7
The article reports on the decision by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to oppose the proposed merger between Saltzer Medical Group and St. Luke's Health System on the grounds that it constitute an anti-competitive combination.


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