Courtney Midanek is a leader in Kaufman Hall’s Partnerships, Mergers and Acquisitions practice, with more than 20 years of experience in capital markets, valuations, and M&A. She provides partnership advisory services for a variety of healthcare clients in both acute and non-acute care.

Prior to Kaufman Hall, Courtney was in the Business Expansion Group of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, where she supported strategic asset and partnership initiatives. She previously held various roles in the Corporate Development Group at BMO Capital Markets, and began her career as an industry generalist in the M&A advisory group of Robert W. Baird & Co. 

Courtney is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has published numerous articles and reports on a variety of healthcare topics, including hospital mergers and acquisitions, and partnerships between health systems and laboratory services providers. She holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, with concentrations in Finance, Management, and Strategy.

All Specialties:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Joint Ventures & Partnerships
Laboratory Services
Hospice & Home Health

Insights from Courtney Midanek


M&A Snapshot: Laboratory Services August 2018

Hospital-based and independent labs are increasingly challenged by depressed volume, declining payment rates, and market disruptions. Projected losses for public lab companies were...
Research Report

What's Your Lab Strategy?

Until recently, many hospital and health systems have counted on relatively stable margins from outreach laboratory departments. However, the economics of lab testing are changing...

What’s Your Lab Strategy? The Economics Are Changing Dramatically

Until recently, many hospital and health system executives have counted on relatively stable margins from laboratory departments. The economics of lab testing is changing dramatically due to market forces, including reduced Medicare payments, competition from national labs, higher cost sharing for patients, growth in bundled payments, and more.