Stronger Together: Merging to Serve the Community

Humphrey, L. Ray
June 2011
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p33
In this article the author discusses the merging of the Anderson Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and the Riley Hospital in the U.S. He is critical on the changes undergone by the two hospitals in the past. The author also states the lessons he learned from the obstacles in the mergers and acquisitions process including engaging the best-qualified consultants, understanding the ramifications of confidentiality, and addressing staff concerns.


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