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Health information management implications of a merger

This is a practice brief from the American Health Information Management Association on the topic of how to start to frame the issues associated with a health facility merger.  Of particular interest are issues related to health information management, in the different cases of mergers and acquisitions resulting in a single location, in multiple locations under a single license, or in multiple locations with multiple licenses.  The article as posted on the web has an accompanying checklist.

Source: Identifying issues in facility and provider mergers and acquisitions.  Journal of AHIMA;83(2):50-53, Feb. 2012.  Full text click here: http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/idcplg?IdcService=GET_HIGHLIGHT_INFO&QueryText=xPublishSite+%3csubstring%3e+%60BoK%60+%3cAND%3e+%28xSource+%3csubstring%3e+%60AHIMA+Practice+Brief%60+%3cNOT%3e+xSource+%3csubstring%3e+%60AHIMA+Practice+Brief+attachment%60%29&SortField=xPubDate&SortOrder=Desc&dDocName=bok1_049354&HighlightType=HtmlHighlight&dWebExtension=hcsp   

Checklist here: http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_049352.hcsp?dDocName=bok1_049352   Posted by AHA Resource Center, (312) 422-2050, rc@aha.org


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