There has been a growing trend of strategic joint ventures throughout the healthcare industry with the goal of enhancing expertise, accessing financial resources, gaining efficiencies, and improving performance in the changing environment. This includes, for example, hospital-hospital joint ventures, hospital-payor joint ventures, and hospital joint ventures with various ancillary providers (e.g., ambulatory surgery, imaging, home
Community Hospitals: Know Your Constituents and Stakeholders Before Starting Down the Path to Merger
By Dale Van Demark on
Posted in Mergers and Acquisitions
Organizations considering a significant transaction have a lot to think about. One of the most important is making certain that relationships with key constituents and stakeholders are appropriately maintained and managed. Too frequently, community hospitals and community health systems underestimate the scope and importance of those relationships.
Most of us can rattle-off a short list…