HIMSS Mergers & Acquisitions Technology Framework

Introduction

  • It is an unprecedented time of change in the healthcare industry resulting in unique discussions related to partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions among healthcare entities.
  • Due to the pervasiveness and long term cost of Healthcare Information Technology there is a need to understand technology implications before, during, and after a merger and acquisition.
  • The attached framework is intended to serve as a guide to Executives, Operational Leaders, and CIOs to improve the effectiveness of these discussions.
  • The framework is intended to serve as a guide to identifying and securing the strategic role technology places when organizations combine their resources.
Keywords: 
Health IT, mergers, acquisitions