Leading Your Healthcare Organization Through a Merger or Acquisition
Alan M. Zuckerman, FACHE, FAAHC
ISBN 13: 978-1-56793-360-4
Softbound, 92 pp, 2010
Imprint: Executive Essentials Book
Order code: 2161
Are you facing or contemplating a merger or an acquisition? This book will help you ask the right questions during premerger discussions and provide direction once merger planning starts.
Leading Your Healthcare Organization Through a Merger or Acquisition provides a thorough overview of the common issues that arise when organizations are combined. The book offers insights from experts in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including cultural compatibility, strategic growth and competition, change management, board and leadership roles and responsibilities, and service line reconfiguration. Checklists and other tools are provided to help you assess potential partnerships and the benefits that may be realized through a merger or an acquisition.
Topics covered include:
Benefits and challenges of mergers and acquisitions
Cultural alignment between separate and distinct organizations
Governance and leadership structure
Corporate and operational design
The challenges and opportunities for affiliated physicians
Clinical and quality impacts and considerations
Financial advantages and expense reduction opportunities
Human resources, legal and regulatory, and other operational concerns
This book’s editor and contributors are leaders at Health Strategies & Solutions, Inc., a national healthcare strategy firm headquartered in Philadelphia. Since its formation in 1997, the firm has assisted hundreds of academic medical centers, community hospitals, multihospital systems, physician groups, and specialty organizations across the United States in planning for organizational change and growth.
Alan M. Zuckerman, FACHE, FAAHC, Editor
Suzanne Borgos; Maria Finarelli; Robert F. Hill, Jr. FACHE; Kathleen H. McCarthy; Peter V. McGinn, PhD; Keith T. Pryor; Samuel H. Steinberg, PhD, FACHE; Michael J. Walters, PhD, Contributors