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Dynamic analysis of interhospital collaboration and competition: Empirical evidence from an Italian regional health system

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  • Mascia, Daniele
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto
  • Cicchetti, Americo

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Policymakers stimulate competition in universalistic health-care systems while encouraging the formation of service provision networks among hospital organizations. This article addresses a gap in the extant literature by empirically analyzing simultaneous collaboration and competition between hospitals within the Italian National Health Service, where important procompetition reforms have been implemented.

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  • Mascia, Daniele & Di Vincenzo, Fausto & Cicchetti, Americo, 2012. "Dynamic analysis of interhospital collaboration and competition: Empirical evidence from an Italian regional health system," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(2), pages 273-281.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:105:y:2012:i:2:p:273-281
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.02.011
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