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How to Deliver Supply Chain Value During Healthcare Provider Mergers and Acquisitions

Published: 03 April 2015

ID: G00270294

Analyst(s): Eric O'Daffer


As mergers and acquisitions among healthcare providers grow, supply chain leaders must improve their approach to demonstrate value in the process. This research shares best practices from leading healthcare supply chains for creating a clear plan that delivers value for their IDN.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Communicate the Value of Supply Chain in Any M&A. Set Realistic Expectations, and Overdeliver in Execution
  • Prepare an M&A Roadmap and Supply Chain Implementation Team to Smooth the Transition
  • Phase In the Integration of the New Supply Chain Organization
    • Phase 1: Assessment (About 30 Days)
    • Phase 2: Acquisition (31 to 60 Days)
    • Phase 3: Integration (90 to 365 Days)
    • Phase 4: Improve and Enhance (12 to 30 Months or More)

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