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How much is too much to pay?

By Steve Bailey
Globe Columnist / February 27, 2008

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You just have to pay it, Steve," Sam Thier, the likable but combative former chief executive of Partners HealthCare, the 800-pound gorilla of the Boston hospital world, used to tell me when I'd ask, as I often did, about the exploding cost of healthcare. (Full article: 757 words)

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