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The Benefits of Health System Mergers (09:23)

Health care costs are weighing down the U.S. economy, says Lee Sacks, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Advocate Health Care. Health system mergers have the potential to change that, however, by altering the way insurance products are constructed and sold. Sacks describes the efficiencies organizations can gain through consolidation and how mergers can increase competition and add value in the marketplace.

From the NEJM Catalyst event Innovation in Health Care Leadership: The New Health Care Marketplace at Northwestern University, June 4, 2015.

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