Operation Recovery Episodes

Operation Recovery with Robert Braithwaite

Key Takeaways: 

  • One important aspect of mergers is making sure that the organizations are doing the right thing for the community. This helps drive the narrative for the merger and makes the benefit of the merger greater. Sometimes it goes the other way as well where not merging may be the right thing for the community. This is why it is important to ask these questions while working on a partnership.
  • Robert also offered his knowledge on how affiliations take quite some time. Robert said it takes a lot of time where the board is constantly learning everything, they need to know to make the right decision for the people of the community. From there we move forward with affiliation and decision making and making that decision to be independent because that is what is best.
  • With all affiliations and partnerships you have to put community and physician alignment to ensure you are making the right decision. You want to show the community that you are here for them and they are important to you and that helps get community support and helps to drive the narrative of the decision at hand.