EMC’s competitors, on the other hand, have large sources of revenue due to their mergers with large healthcare networks such as Catholic Healthcare West. Another competitor, Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center, has extremely large financial resources due to the fact it is part of the Kaiser Permanente HMO network, one of the most lucrative health networks in the entire country. EMC is at a strategic financial disadvantage in terms of the capabilities to improve the structure of the hospital
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