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UF study: hospital mergers not necessarily more costly for patients

Published: Oct 9th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Big corporate mergers can be the healthy choice for patients’ wallets, according to a new University of Florida study, which found that hospital consolidations often lead to lower prices.

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence up with swift war outcome

Published: Apr 29th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians surged in April amid optimism over the swift and decisive outcome of war in Iraq, University of Florida economists report.

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence faced problems before war

UF survey: Florida consumer confidence faced problems before war

Published: Mar 25th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence edged up one point in March, but the overall index value remained relatively unchanged since last month when it sank to its lowest level in more than a decade, University of Florida economists report.