DPH needs to stop being a paper tiger

Agency must say no when warranted, and insist on accountability

EVERY TIME a hospital spends capital dollars to add inpatient beds or ambulatory sites to its footprint, the Department of Public Health is tasked with conducting an analysis to determine whether new expenditures are actually needed, and whether the expenditure promotes competition.  The goal is to keep the supply of hospital beds or clinic sites in(...)

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