On April 2, Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, and General Electric (GE), announced that an affiliate of Veritas entered into an agreement with GE to acquire the assets comprising GE Healthcare’s value-based care division for $1.05 billion in cash.
For those acute care hospitals and physician group practices that submitted applications, there are three key areas to focus efforts in the coming months to prepare for BPCI Advanced: Analyze, Prioritize and Operationalize.
ECG's Paul Murphy sits down with HIMSS to share his thoughts on innovation in healthcare, the need for design thinking, and what he hops to accomplish as a committe member over the next two years.
By now you’ve read about every possible innovation Amazon might bring to the table through its partnership with JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway to create a health system for its employees. That leaves us with a lingering question—what do JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have to contribute to healthcare?
In a recent conversation with ECG's newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, Michelle Holmes, we learned how a lifelong interest in healthcare laid the foundations for a consulting career that has had compounding impact.
The rising cost of care, short-term hospital visits, and a need to quickly serve burgeoning populations of baby boomers or commercial paying populations in isolated geographies have given rise to a trend of systems investing in microhospitals.
Over the past decade, Walmart’s intermittent healthcare ventures have generated explosive headlines followed by underwhelming results.
As healthcare continues to progress from a centralized, hospital-based system to a more distributed ambulatory one, alternative care models and settings have proliferated. Urgent care centers (UCCs) have been among the most successful of these new models.
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