By now you’ve read about every possible innovation Amazon might bring to the table through its partnership with JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway to create a health system for its employees. That leaves us with a lingering question—what do JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have to contribute to healthcare?
Why have medical schools become more dependent on funding from teaching hospitals? Because all other funding sources have flattened or declined, while maintaining competitive academic programs has only become more expensive.
The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase partnership to form a new company focused on healthcare services has left the industry piecing together what innovations the new group might introduce.
In this digital age, healthcare organizations have myriad social media tools available to amplify internal communication.
Healthcare organizations that are considering mergers or acquisitions need to address the topic of culture, as lack of attention to this issue has been a factor in the dissolution of many partnerships.
This week’s announcement by Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway of their collective intent to form a new organization focused on delivering greater employee healthcare benefits at a lower total cost to the patient is a game changer. The move is indicative of the disruptive paradigm taking hold within the healthcare industry.
With academic medical centers engaging in higher levels of mergers and acquisitions, AMC leaders should consider these five factors criticale to success.
Today’s merger discussions involve a broad range of players so setting expectations in advance is critical. In this article we examine the rationale and value of bringing board members to the negotiation table, and walk through a number of merger myths and recommendations to help manage the process.
Provider-sponsored health plans are not for every organization. This article for HFMA offers a framework to help healthcare leaders assess their organization's readiness.
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