It comes eventually to any big industry, whether farming, auto-making or banking.
While it’s not a new phenomenon, consolidation among health care providers appears to be growing in activity and expanding in form.
Traditional mergers and acquisitions are expanding health care organizations to offer more services to a broader market.
Reimbursement policies, technology, regulations, capital needs, shifts in patient care and other factors have combined to create a state of flux in health care that is making organizational independence more and more difficult.
To many, it’s a four-letter word—spelled with 13 letters.
Methodists, who broke with the Cof E in 1795, shortly after the death of their first leader John Wesley, rejected the bishops and dioceses of the established church.
Instead the Methodist ‘connexion’ is made up of ‘circuits’ and ‘districts’ led by ministers, and the church’s conference appoints a President and Vice-President each year.But like it or hate it, it’s probably coming to your health care provider in one of many shape-shifting forms.The word comes laden with emotion, denoting a loss of independence, with small-town businesses getting gobbled up by a faceless corporation.NB: This rule does not apply to Tier 4 entities who are the controlling charities.For example, a charity might have set up a trust specifically to handle the fundraising activities of the charity, and registered it as a separate charity on the register.The deal to repair the rift will mean the Cof E – once known as the Tory Party at prayer – will join forces with an institution long regarded as a central pillar of working class culture.