ECG was excited to be a 2018 HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute sponsor and speak on the hot topic of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Below are four themes that emerged and stuck with us from many of the keynotes, breakout sessions, and conversations.
Healthcare organizations that are considering mergers or acquisitions need to address the topic of culture, as lack of attention to this issue has been a factor in the dissolution of many partnerships.
At the 2018 AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute five themes emerged through numerous breakout sessions, keynotes, and conversation.
This week’s announcement by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway of their collective intent to form a new organization focused on delivering greater employee healthcare benefits at a lower total cost to the patient is a game changer. The move is indicative of the disruptive paradigm taking hold within the healthcare industry.
Children’s hospitals no longer have the luxury of acting alone and must begin to align with other providers, engaging in co-opetition.
With academic medical centers engaging in higher levels of mergers and acquisitions, AMC leaders should consider these five factors criticale to success.
Today’s merger discussions involve a broad range of players so setting expectations in advance is critical. In this article we examine the rationale and value of bringing board members to the negotiation table, and walk through a number of merger myths and recommendations to help manage the process.
More medical groups are exploring new partnerships and affiliations that could provide the economic support and/or population health expertise to help further their strategic goals and succeed under value-based contracts.
Provider-sponsored health plans are not for every organization. This article for HFMA offers a framework to help healthcare leaders assess their organization's readiness.
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