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How CFOs Tackle Financial Integration
Health Leaders Media

With most mergers and acquisitions, chief financial officers quickly realize that consolidating finance operations would improve efficiency and lower costs. Achieving that integration is no small task, however, and healthcare executives who have met that challenge more than once say it requires a focus on common platforms and sensitivity to the impact on employees.

The feasibility of merging finance operations was one factor considered in the recent merger of Banner Health in Phoenix with the University of Arizona Health Network.