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An active merger and acquisition climate
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions grew by 14 percent in 2015, according to GHE, setting a record for deal volume within the industry. Providers and suppliers haven’t been exempt from the pain that so often afflicts companies dealing with M&A -- technology hiccups, disgruntled employees and inconvenienced patients among them. The supply chain can help align disparate systems and data that touch nearly every part of the business, including purchasing, supply chain, compliance, credentialing, inventory and clinical. If addressed early in the M&A process, the supply chain can help minimize -- and even eliminate -- disruptions during the transition.
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