The Case of the Unidentified Healthcare Companies -- 2010

Posted: 9 Apr 2012

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Richard Bohmer

Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

Ethan Bernstein

Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior

Margarita Krivitski

ValueAct Capital; Harvard University

Srinidhi Reddy

Harvard University

Date Written: January 3, 2012

Abstract

This case presents financial statements and selected ratios for 14 unidentified healthcare organizations and asks that each set of financial information be matched with one of the following healthcare companies: a biotechnology firm, a community nursing company, a distributor (medical), a DME licensee and seller, a DME developer and seller, a home care provider, a hospital (diversified), an insurer, a lab/diagnostic firm, a medical device manufacturer, a nursing home operator, a pharmaceuticals company (branded), a pharmaceuticals company (generics), and a private practice.

Learning Objective: To learn the fundamentals of financial analysis (and financial health) of healthcare organizations by predicting the 14 healthcare firms that are represented by 14 sets of financial statements.

Suggested Citation

Bohmer, Richard and Bernstein, Ethan S and Krivitski, Margarita and Reddy, Srinidhi, The Case of the Unidentified Healthcare Companies -- 2010 (January 3, 2012). Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Case No. 611-043, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2034958

Richard Bohmer (Contact Author)

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Ethan S Bernstein

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Margarita Krivitski

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Srinidhi Reddy

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