Published in Physician Business Week, August 10th, 2004
Botsford General Hospital, Trinity Health-Michigan, William Beaumont Hospital, Covenant Medical Center and Mount Clemens General Hospital had asked Ingham County Circuit Judge James Giddings to halt the projects.
They sued Henry Ford, St. John and the state, which gave the 2 health systems permission for the new hospitals. Detroit, labor and business leaders also opposed the move, saying it would accelerate the growth in healthcare costs.
Giddings ruled that...
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