Seven Oklahoma hospitals partners of management company criticized in '60 Minutes' story
BY JACLYN COSGROVE NewsOK.com
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Integris Health, an Oklahoma City-based health system, said in a statement Monday that claims made in a “60 Minutes” story about Health Management Associates did not affect their relationship with the national health care company.
Health Management Associates, which partners with 70 hospitals in 15 states, was the focus of a “60 Minutes” story that aired Sunday, alleging the management group pressured doctors to over-admit emergency room patients to increase revenue.
Earlier this year, Health Management Associates began managing Integris Health's regional hospitals in Blackwell, Clinton, Madill, Pryor and Seminole.
The hospitals continue to carry the Integris name.
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