With the rise in mergers and acquisitions in healthcare comes a negative side effect – costlier care, says David Chou, who believes the industry should be encouraging competition over consolidation.
How will the recent M&A trend impact the health IT job market, and what are the skill sets leaders will need going forward? Donna Padilla and Paul Bohne look at what we can expect in 2018 and beyond.
Although provider mergers should be approached with a healthy dose of cynicism, they do have the potential to improve care – if done right, says Sue Schade.
Being the new leader is all about adopting and adapting, says Cletis Earle, who talks about the approach he took when he joined Kaleida, and what it’s like to navigate a period of “rapid growth.”
Creating a truly integrated health system isn’t just about merging organizations; it’s about creating a shared mission that respects the uniqueness of each entity, says Sue Schade.