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ERIC Number: EJ1145176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1545-679X
It System Integration: Global Medical Acquisition of Health Tech Case Study
Russo, Mark; White, Bruce
Information Systems Education Journal, v11 n5 p16-27 Oct 2013
Mergers and Acquisitions are just part of life in business. For example, in the health care technology field in 2012, Veritas Capital Partners acquired Thomson Reuters' Healthcare. Other major active acquisition companies included: Medical Transcription Billing, T-System Technologies and Sharecare. In this case study, a larger health technology company (Global Medical) acquires a smaller health technology company (Health Tech). But, as the case unfolds, there are major problems with getting the smaller company integrated into the larger company--including decreased in production and falling behind on deliveries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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