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.
Undeterred by the unseasonably cold weather just a week before spring’s official arrival, nearly 900 cancer care professionals and thought leaders gathered in Washington, DC, for the ACCC 44th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit (AMCCBS).
Physician practices have mastered the art of bringing excitement and clarity to kickoff events for large transformational initiatives like an EHR implementation. The challenge is maintaining that engagement with physician and administrative leaders while expanding the reach of communication and readiness efforts.
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.
At the Nossaman/CASA spring conference that was held in Los Angeles, lawyers and administrators gathered to collaborate on how ASCs can be an important solution in the healthcare industry. ECG was a sponsor of this event.
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.
While Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase are not pushing their entire market capitalization to focus on healthcare, even a partial focus will shake the healthcare market.
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