Partnership Strategy

Partnership Strategy

Defining the Optimal Path Forward and the Role Outside Organizations Can Play

Kaufman Hall serves as a strategic and financial advisor to hospital and health system leadership teams in pursuit of partnerships to drive growth. Our unparalleled experience ensures that partnerships are driven by solid strategic and financial principles.

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How We Help
  1. Optimizing the portfolio

    We assist organizations in assessing their overall portfolio of services and locations to identify areas for targeted growth, partnership, or divestiture.

  2. Growth strategy

    We help leadership assess multiple pathways and channels for growth, including independent market expansion; growth through partnership; and inorganic growth opportunities through acquisitions. We help leadership evaluate opportunities across the continuum of care, including primary care, diagnostics and testing, acute care, post-acute care, and payer partnerships.

  3. Assessing strategic options

    We draw upon our strategic and financial planning expertise to model potential outcomes for various strategic options, helping leadership assess the opportunities to identify and implement the preferred direction for their organizations.

  4. Joint facilitation on specific partnership opportunities

    From supporting initial discussions between organization leaders exploring potential partnerships to developing the business case and structuring alternatives, we help ensure the long-term success of new partnerships.

  5. Private equity advisory and investment due diligence

    We partner with private equity firms to evaluate potential healthcare investments and drive portfolio company growth.

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Providing Deep Industry Expertise

Learn more about how Kaufman Hall assists healthcare providers with strategic partnerships.

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Our Experts

Dawn Samaras
Dawn Samaris advises healthcare leaders nationwide on a broad range of initiatives, including strategic and financial planning, physician alignment strategies, post-acute strategies, and business and structural planning for merger, acquisition, and partnership transactions.
Dan Clarin is a Managing Director in Kaufman Hall’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice, where he advises health systems, private equity firms and healthcare disruptors on growth, consumer engagement, pricing strategies, and transformative partnerships.