In Distribution, A Backlash Against Consolidation?
The trend toward consolidation in the various health care distribution segments is making some provider groups nervous, particularly the large consolidated hospital alliances that are one rationale for consolidation in the first place. Rumor has it that VHA Inc. is being pressured to include giant food distributor Sysco as an authorized distribution agent in medical/surgical supplies.
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