This case is designed to give students the opportunity to participate in the decision points in the creation of a physician / hospital organization (PHO) look. Many of the problems are similar to the creation of an accountable care organization (ACO). There are many factors to consider: (1) how the hospital is positioned in the market, (2) why the doctors want to work with the hospital, (3) what the competition is doing with his doctor / hospital integration strategy, and ( 4) how to analyze the external environment … Read more »

This case is designed to give students the opportunity to participate in the decision points in the creation of a physician / hospital organization (PHO) look. Many of the problems are similar to the creation of an accountable care organization (ACO). There are many factors to consider: (1) how the hospital is positioned in the market, (2) why the doctors want to work with the hospital, (3) what the competition is doing with his doctor / hospital integration strategy, and ( 4) how to analyze the external environment of the industry. The focus of the case, as the hospital and the doctors must work together to strategically position themselves in the market.
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David W. Young,
Leslie Breitner
Source: The Crimson Group
9 sides.
Release Date: 8 October 2012. Prod #: TCG135-PDF-ENG
Percy Memorial Hospital HBR case solution