Why Hospitals Must Seek Scale

We have all seen the attacks on hospitals for exercising their right to merge and make decisions about how to best fulfill their missions in a rapidly changing competitive environment. In this blog post, Kaufman Hall presents its point of view on this critical issue.
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2018 M&A in Review: A New Healthcare Landscape Takes Shape

Healthcare merger and acquisition activity in 2018 points to a continued focus on strategic over opportunistic growth. The emergence of new competitors with the scale and capital resources to quickly build a presence in the markets they decide to enter has created a new imperative for strategic growth, as hospitals and health systems seek to obtain the expertise, data, and technology needed to engage and remain relevant to consumers.
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Capital Markets Update, January 2019

Bear Market Results Highlight the Need for an Integrated Approach to Risk and Resource Allocation. Twenty months ago, Kaufman Hall published observations on the capital markets, mentioning that “after a long hibernation, animal spirits may be awakening.” Previous monetary policy had been aggressively accommodative, but plans were moving forward to unwind the Federal Reserve’s support.
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