March was a very active month for health-care industry transactions, demonstrating a healthy ramp-up from the beginning of 2018, and confirming that 2018 will be a banner year for health-care M&A activity.
Over the past decade, Walmart’s intermittent healthcare ventures have generated explosive headlines followed by underwhelming results.
The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase partnership to form a new company focused on healthcare services has left the industry piecing together what innovations the new group might introduce.
Disruption is evident throughout society these days, and the healthcare industry has not been spared. Look no further than the recent CVS deal to acquire Aetna or UnitedHealth’s Optum acquisition of 300 medical clinics from DaVita.
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.
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