M&A Technology Lessons - Top CFOs Discuss Strategies for Healthcare Consolidation
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT
Healthcare CFOs are being asked to quickly adapt to regulatory, financial, and technology change in an environment of accelerating consolidation. As healthcare reform evolves and reimbursement rates decline, many hospitals and hospital systems (IDNs) are facing major strategic challenges. How can they improve operating margins while maintaining or improving the quality of care? Costs can only be cut so far, therefore many organizations are considering the benefits of combining forces to realize cost savings while expanding the populations they serve. This presentation will share lessons learned by Healthcare CFOs about the benefits, risks and challenges of consolidation as well as the impact of technology selection in post-merger alignment.
At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will:
• Learn directly from Healthcare CFOs about their experiences with M&A activity and the role played by technology
• Know the importance of a flexible technology architecture in adapting to change and what it means in practice
• Understand the value of real time predictive analytics and how to use them to identify areas for strategic alignment
• Summarize how technology agility drives post-merger integration and value