Counsel Mark Phillips authored an article for Healthcare Purchasing News titled “Driving Purchased Services Savings after a Healthcare Merger or Acquisition.”

While one of the first items a hospital system evaluates for cost savings after a merger or acquisition is outsourced purchased services, Phillips writes that changing purchased services vendors is often not an easy process that includes a number of complicating factors associated with change. However, if done correctly, it could be one of the most significant sources of enhanced efficiency and savings available to parties post-affiliation.

In his article, Phillips details key considerations for successor entities to consider when changing purchased services following a health care merger or acquisition.

Source: Healthcare Purchasing News
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