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What are the reasons for existence of alliances in a health care system? What is the life-cycle model associated with alliances?
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Solution states reasons for alliances in health care systems and describes the life cycle model associated with alliances.

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Strategic alliances are partnerships between firms that either engage in similar functions or between ones that complement each other (Bernado, et.al., 2012). These alliances exist in health care systems so that the single hospitals that are not able to reach their goals receive help by other hospitals that can. Hospitals pool resources as an attempt to reach a common long term goal together and, as a result, might share medical information ...

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