Economic’s Mark Votruba talked about the merge between UH and EMH Healthcare

University Hospitals, EMH Healthcare announce plan to merge

The Plain Dealer: Mark Votruba, associate professor of economics, weighed in on the potential merge between University Hospitals and Lorain County’s EMH Healthcare. “It’s becoming more and more difficult for smaller systems or stand-alone hospitals to compete,” he said. “…I think they’ve been under increasing pressure for a long time compared to the systems that are expanding.”