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US academic medical centres face squeeze

The 100 academic medical centres which make up the core of US healthcare delivery face a squeeze. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Mayo both notched up net losses due in part to hikes in labour costs and caps on tariffs. An AMC source said that the model as a whole was under threat as disruptors peel away the high profit margin services that AMCs use to help finance loss-makers like behavioural health.

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