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(Revised from original 2002 version)
MedCath Corporation (A)
MedCath is a horizontally integrated chain of heart hospitals that partners with local cardiologists. It claims that its focus leads to better and cheaper results than those of an everything-for-everybody general hospital. Community hospitals generally vehemently oppose their entry into a new area. What options does MedCath have?
Keywords: Medical Specialties;
Market Entry and Exit;
Conflict and Resolution;
Herzlinger, Regina E., and Pete Stavros. "MedCath Corporation (A)." Harvard Business School Case 303-041, January 2013. (Revised from original September 2002 version.)