Assignment 3: Post-Merger Analysis
Due Week 10 and worth
In today’s uncertain economic and regulatory environment for the health
services industry, many organizations may be presented with merger and
acquisition opportunities to gain market share and drive financial and
operational efficiencies. Given the current state of this market segment:
Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
- Suggest the key financial drivers that most likely will cause health care
organizations to merge. Provide support for your rationale.
- Assuming that two (2) health care organizations have merged. Determine the
evaluation criteria that a financial analyst would use to evaluate the financial
performance of the organization post-merger, and identify the determinants that
the analyst would use to decide whether or not the merger generated favorable
financial results for the organization. Provide support for your
- Determine the key factors that will drive the financial planning process for
most organizations in the post-merger phase, and examine the related impact to
the organization process. Provide support for your rationale.
- Create an argument to assert that the financial planning process is of high
value to a health care organization. Provide support for your argument.
- Predict the financial stability of the health care industry over the next
five (5) years. Provide support for your prediction.
- Use at least three (3) quality academic resources. Note:
Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.