Hospital alliances: Cooperative strategy in a competitive environment

Howard S. Zuckerman, Thomas A. D'aunno

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The resource dependence perspective is used to describe the formation of hospital alliances. Characteristics of alliances and their various strategies and structures are discussed. A life cycle model provides a framework for viewing the development and growth of alliances. Several dimensions for assessing alliance performance are proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-30
Number of pages10
JournalHealth Care Management Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy
  • Strategy and Management


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