Other Studies

Below are links to articles, studies, and data regarding Certificate of Need and the Healthcare Industry:

Michigan’s CON Process One of the Best! Health Care Certificate-of-Need (CON) Laws: Policy or Politics?:  http://nihcr.org/analysis/improving-care-delivery/prevention-improving-health/con-laws/

The Challenges of Health System Capacity Growth:  http://www.nihcm.org/pdf/CapacityBrief-FINAL.pdf

New Cardiac Surgery Programs Established From 1993 To 2004 Led To Little Increased Access, Substantial Duplication Of Services:  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/30/8/1569.full

Hospital Geographic Expansion: The New Medical Arms Race?:  http://nihcr.org/analysis/improving-care-delivery/prevention-improving-health/hospital-geographic-expansion/

Medical building boom increasing Americans’ health care costs:  http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_772584.html#axzz3CHR4eKhP

How much hospital growth is too much?:  http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-05-05/health/os-hospital-growth-20120505_1_hospital-growth-hospital-expansion-critical-care

Hospital Bed Vacancy Report:  http://friendsofcon.com/2014/09/22/based-on-hospital-bed-vacancies-a-new-hospital-is-not-needed/

Population Trend:  https://friendsofcon.com/2014/09/22/population-not-expected-to-rapidly-grow-to-support-new-hospital/