In an era characterized by collaboration and affiliation among healthcare practices, Katy’s clients value her extensive experience in hospital/physician alignment and transaction assistance. Katy has facilitated a number of hospital/physician transactions, including the acquisition and integration of multiple specialty groups and their associated ancillary services (e.g., infusion therapy) into a large medical center. She has substantial experience developing alignment models, designing funds flow and governance structures, conducting fair market value assessments, evaluating provider-based conversions, supporting physician practice valuations, facilitating hospital/physician negotiations, and providing ongoing integration assistance. Katy also focuses on the areas of strategic planning, hospital/physician alignment, transaction assistance, and service line development.
Katy has particular expertise in cardiovascular (CV) services and has worked with numerous clients on their CV service line and programmatic needs, including the development of various alignment models (e.g., employment, Professional Service Agreements, Management Service Agreements). She is a leader of ECG’s CV Services Affinity Group and helped spearhead the firm’s Cardiovascular Service Line Management Survey – Key Findings and Implications in partnership with the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters. Katy was also a contributor to Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance and has published articles on cardiology and hospital/physician alignment models.