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
The healthcare marketplace continues to evolve, posing new challenges and creating new opportunities. So too do the affiliation models and affiliation partners that will best meet current and future needs.
Less Can Be More: New Considerations for Hospital and Health System Partnerships
Hospital and health system leaders show growing interest in a range of affiliation structures and contractual opportunities that stop short of full integration.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q3 2022
With 10 announced hospital and health system transactions, Q3 2022 numbers were slightly below the activity levels seen in Q1 and Q2. They reflect the recent trend of activity running below historical, pre-pandemic levels.
Post-Pandemic Partnership Strategies
The pandemic has both accelerated and intensified the pressures hospitals and health systems face. Organizations that focus on “no regrets” decision-making will help ensure their viability in the short term and their options in the long term.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q2 2022
We saw a full return in Q2 2022 to the pandemic-era trend of fewer but larger hospital and health system transactions. Several large transactions boosted the average smaller party size to a record-setting $1.5 billion.
2021 M&A in Review: A New Phase in Healthcare Partnerships
The number of hospital and health system M&A transactions was down in 2021, but the size of transactions was up significantly, with the largest percentage of announced “mega merger” transactions in the last six years.
Meeting Behavioral Health Needs Through Partnership
Kaufman Hall managing directors Courtney Midanek and Dawn Samaris discuss how health systems are trying to play a more holistic role in meeting behavioral health needs in their communities, and how a partnership strategy can help them achieve their goals.
2021 State of Consumerism in Healthcare Survey: Regaining Momentum
Momentum for meeting the changing needs of healthcare consumers has stalled in 2021, according to the sixth annual Kaufman Hall State of Consumerism in Healthcare Survey.