Enhancing lives together: reviewing the process of an organizational amalgamation. Academic Article uri icon

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  • The amalgamation between two hospitals creates a transition period of significant change, uncertainty and complexity. It is a challenging time within an organization that needs to be managed effectively. This article outlines the integration process and eight-step framework used during an amalgamation of an acute hospital organization and a post-acute hospital. The initial process evaluation and lessons learned are also presented.


  • Christoffersen, Emily
  • Cripps, Donna
  • Badzioch, Lillian
  • Sersen, Mary Anne
  • Flaherty, Brenda
  • Martin, Murray T

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  • 2010