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In the article that appears on pages 294-300 in the October/December 2010 issue of the journal, the last two lines on page 294 should have read:


We refer to these as small specialty hospitals (SSHs) to differentiate them from specialty hospitals that existed before the 1990s such as psychiatric and children's hospitals.


The following article should have been deleted from the reference list:


Carey, K., Burgess, J. F., & Young, G. J. (2008). Specialty and full-service hospitals: A comparative cost analysis. Health Services Research, 43(5), 1869-1887.


This error is noted in the online version of the article, available at




Al-Amin, M., Zinn, J., Rosko, M., & Aaronson, W. (2010). Specialty hospital market proliferation: Strategic implications for general hospitals. Health Care Manage Rev, 35(4), 294-300.