Published in Cancer Weekly, October 12th, 2004
Representatives of York and Wentworth-Douglas hospitals asked the justices September 20, 2004, to void the designation, asserting they were victims of favoritism toward a rival.
The challengers said that state officials were biased in favor of Maine Medical Center and that their decision should be reversed.
"The department's conduct in this competitive ... process was the antithesis of fair government dealing," York Hospital's lawyer, Joseph Kozak, wrote in court documents. "The...
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