In this unit you have learned about the many issues effecting the quality of healthcare in the U.S., including competition in the health care market segment. The number of mergers and acquisitions of health care entities are increasing.
For this assignment, create a brief presentation, with speaker notes, to illustrate the impact of this integration.
In an introduction slide, explain how mergers or acquisitions can improve quality of care.
Create an illustration of a merger or acquisition, depicting vertical or horizontal integration.
Using descriptions within text boxes, define the flow of the integration process.
- On a separate slide, concisely summarize the integration process. Include how patients and providers are impacted by the integration.
- In a closing slide, provide two links to announcements of recent mergers or acquisitions of healthcare organizations.
Example: Healthcare companies LifePoint Health and Kindred Healthcare to create new healthcare brand, ScionHealth https://revcycleintelligence.com/news/lifepoint-health-kindred-healthcare-form-new-company