INTERACTIVE: Hospital consolidation in Minnesota

  • Graphic by: RAYMOND GRUMNEY
  • Updated: June 26, 2013 - 7:19 PM

The number of independent hospitals in Minnesota has been declining since 1985, when about six in 10 hospitals were independent. Now, all but about 37 percent are affiliated with larger hospital systems. The pressure to partner is even greater in rural areas.

ESRI, Minnesota Department of Health