Healthcare merger and acquisition (M&A) activity reached record volume in 2015, and it shows no sign of slowing. After all, mergers can help healthcare organizations improve patient care and outcomes, reduce costs and better align with modern regulatory requirements and reimbursement models.
Despite these benefits, IT teams face special challenges in achieving the technology integration required by a merger or acquisition in the healthcare industry. On top of the usual tight deadlines and equally tight budgets, they face more stringent uptime requirements, multiple compliance mandates, a more dynamic user base and the complexity of migrating a wide variety of proprietary systems. These challenges can feel overwhelming. But with the right planning and the right tools, they don’t have to be.
In this white paper, we’ll explore why:
- A migration necessitated by a merger and acquisition is the perfect time to consolidate, clean up and modernize Active Directory (AD) and Exchange
- Ongoing management can be optimized to ensure success
- The M&A migration process can be easier than ever with the right planning, strategy and tools in place
And don’t forget to watch our on-demand webcast on healthcare M&A best practices so you can continue exploring tips and tricks!