Mergers and acquisitions have been making the news lately – Amazon purchased Whole Foods, Verizon bought Yahoo, Coach bought Kate Spade, WalMart bought Bonobos – these strategic acquisitions allow companies to grow by launching into other markets quickly.
We’ve been seeing this in healthcare, too. Individual providers are becoming networks of providers, and even teaming up with health plans to offer comprehensive healthcare services.
While M&A can accelerate progress in some areas for healthcare, it can slow organizations down as well. When