Sounds like the big news in SE Michigan healthcare is the proposed merger between Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System. I worked for Henry Ford for years and liked the system but that was when both systems were strong financially and were actually fierce competitors. Wonder how such a merged system would affect SE Michigan healthcare as it would be a large share of patients with almost a monopoly of the market. Would jobs be affected? Would smaller under performing hospitals in the system be shut down? Thoughts?