Ase Study on Merger of Two Competing Hospitals

Purpose: Analyzing case studies in health care administration helps students to apply class materials and readings to actual or simulated situations for the purpose of identifying issues and determining approaches to problem-solving. Discussion of case studies online and in class contributes to individual and overall class learning.

Directions: Please read and review the following 2 case studies in Introduction to Health Care Management (Buchbinder and Shanks, 2011). For the 1st case study on a?The Merger of Two Competing Hospitalsa? answer the 7 questions listed at the end of the case on pages 410-411 in the textbook. Attached PDF file of case study and 7 questions