- What implications do you predict for the administrators? (1 paragraph).
- What implications of the merger do you predict for providers? (1 paragraph).
- What implications of the merger do you predict for the patients seen at the healthcare organizations involved? (1 paragraph).
- How does this event relate to this week’s material? (1-2 paragraphs)
- What were the motivations of each organization involved and potential benefits that each is hoping to realize (1-2 paragraphs)?
- Is this a vertical, horizontal, or virtual merger? Explain (1 paragraph).
- Provide a summary of the event describing what organizations merged, when, and why (1 paragraph)
·How Health Care is Organized Conduct an internet search to find a recent news article featuring a merger involving healthcare organizations.