Albany Med and Columbia Memorial Hospital form alliance

This article discusses Albany Medical Care’s affiliation with Columbia Memorial Hospital. This is a great example of our integrated network plan with them.

Albany Medical Center and Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson plan to affiliate, the medical systems announced Tuesday. While that announcement may have a familiar ring, this proposed partnership is new. It follows on the heels of other healthcare couplings announced in recent months, as medical providers search for business strategies that will succeed in light of federal reforms and changing payment methods. Saratoga and Glens Falls hospitals announced in May that they are talking about potential ways to collaborate, though executives were not ready to say what shape their partnership will take. Last month, Albany-based St.

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