The Updated Merger Guidelines’ Impact on the Healthcare Sector
The DOJ and FTC recently released proposed updated merger guidelines that, if finalized in similar form, will increase the degree of difficulty associated with mergers and acquisitions. Learn more about the legal and strategic implications for healthcare organizations.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q2 2023
A significant increase in the number of announced transactions in Q2 2023—20, as compared to 15 transactions announced in Q1 2023—brought the quarter in line with pre-pandemic activity levels.
Partnerships Go Bold as Organizations Face New Challenges
At a transformational moment for not-for-profit healthcare, recent trends in partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions indicate that hospitals and health systems are exploring increasingly bold strategies to meet new challenges.
Strategic Alternatives for Health System Outreach Laboratories
Various industry pressures have accelerated an evolution of laboratory businesses in recent years, with particular impacts on labs owned by health systems. As a result, many systems are...
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q1 2023
Hospital and Health System Transactions In the final quarter of 2022, we noted an uptick in transaction activity with 17 announced transactions. That activity level was almost matched...
Senior Living at a Crossroads: Organizations Reassess Their Role in an Evolving Industry
As the Baby Boom generation completes its transition into senior status—the entire generation is expected to reach retirement age by 2030—operators of senior living facilities will need...
How Operational Headwinds Are Reshaping Healthcare PM&A Strategies
This webinar will discuss how operational headwinds are driving new strategic focuses, as well as considerations for structuring transactions that address new strategic needs.
2022 M&A in Review: Regaining Momentum
With 17 announced transactions, the fourth quarter of 2022 was one of the most active quarters we have seen since the COVID-19 pandemic began near the end of Q1 2020. Four of the 17...
Taking a Fresh Look at Affiliation Options for Physicians and Health Systems
Health systems and physician practices—both independent and employed—could benefit from taking a fresh look at their affiliation options. Many health systems , responding in part to a...
Preparing for Risk-Based Contracting and Value-Based Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities
In a roundtable discussion, Kaufman Hall Managing Directors Matthew Bates and Nora Kelly and Senior Vice President Max Timm discuss the rise of risk-based contracting in value-based healthcare arrangements, what providers and insurers need to watch out for, and what success in risk-based contracting will look like.
Less Can Be More: New Considerations for Hospital and Health System Partnerships
The year 2022 is proving to be the most challenging financial year of the COVID-19 pandemic for hospitals and health systems, with lagging volumes, rising expenses, and limited...