TITLE

Effective Affiliations

AUTHOR(S)
Minich-Pourshadi, Karen
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2010, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses effective hospital affiliations which encompass mergers, acquisitions and partnerships which can provide member-hospitals with protection of market share and efficiencies of scale. It mentions that effective affiliations strengthen the physicians network which is a key element of healthcare reform. The article also stresses the importance of assessing antitrust regulations and establishing important metrics such as finances, patient volume, protecting market share and network referrals.
ACCESSION #
52848242

 

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