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Pondering Value through Partnership


by Jim Kendrick, CHC President and CEO

 

When it comes to considering partnering options for community hospitals, there is no simple answer. As a whole, there is a lot more collaboration within the healthcare industry and there are many options for partnerships.

 

When I’m asked about partnering options, it’s not a simple answer. The question is often prompted by the pressures and uncertainties that community hospitals and healthcare providers face – from legislative reforms, to concerns for the uninsured, reimbursement cuts, and even funding burdens at the state level. The not-so-simple answer is it’s hard to be a small, independent hospital. Even if a hospital currently has no financial challenges, there’s no big brother or sister to rely on during a bad year.

 

 Read the full article in HealthLeaders, Jan. 8, 2018.

 

 

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