Dan Beckham offers his perceptive and timely insights into why "economies of connection" matter more than the CEO and investment banker-beloved "economies of scale."
"As health care leaders consider the future, they would be wise to abandon notions of "economies of scale" rooted in financial transactions and mass production. It's time to pursue those mergers and acquisitions that provide the best opportunities to consolidate caregivers in a way that facilitates "economies of connection." Whoever gets there first may be able to lock in a long-lasting advantage." (emphasis mine)[Read more...]