The merging of two organizations, or the acquisition of one by another (which can be two sides of the same coin), calls for delicate negotiations. Those negotiations might be delicate, but they still involve tough questions.
During the 2014 Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) International Conference, Randy Varju, president of Advocate Health Foundation, and Mark Larkin, vice president for philanthropy of CentraCare Health, suggested some of the tough questions that must be faced and answered, clearly and definitively.
Those questions include consideration of constituents, support and staffing. Here’s a list.
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