Effective Affiliations

Minich-Pourshadi, Karen
July 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2010, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p37
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.


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