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...
Principles for Building Effective Oncology Partnerships
For nearly all health systems, oncology services are an important driver of financial stability and growth. And as cancer care increasingly embraces precision medicine and personalized therapies, health systems must evolve accordingly.
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.
Evaluating Skilled Nursing Options in an Evolving Post-Acute Landscape
Skilled nursing facilities face an evolving and increasingly challenging environment. These changes are prompting health systems to reassess their strategic options for providing post-acute care.
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.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q1 2022
Health system M&A activity was down in the first quarter of 2022, with both a smaller number of deals and a smaller average transaction size. A high percentage of deals involved for-profit sellers.
Winter 2022 Kaufman Hall Report: Strategies for Improving Recruitment and Retention
Hospitals and health systems are feeling the full effects of the Great Resignation as labor expenses climb despite lower staffing levels. As a result, hospitals are paying higher wages to compete for qualified personnel. Read the Winter 2022 Kaufman Hall Report for strategies for improving recruitment and retention.
Benefits of Integration: Healthcare in a Time of Rapid Transformation
Partnerships, affiliations, mergers, and acquisitions have been—and will continue to be—an essential tool for hospitals and health systems as they have worked to build integrated health systems that can respond and adapt to a rapidly changing healthcare landscape.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q3 2021
Transaction volume for hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions was lower in Q3 2021 compared with pre-pandemic levels, but average seller size by revenue and total transacted revenue remain high.
M&A Quarterly Activity Report: Q2 2021
Merger and acquisition activity for the second quarter of 2021 included 14 transactions. At $8.5 billion, total transacted revenue for Q2 remains high, as health systems focus less on acquisitions of smaller independent hospitals and more on regional partnerships with systems in new markets.
Board Dialogue: Podcast with Ken Kaufman - Episode 3: Overcoming the Board’s Post-Pandemic “Languishing”
On this episode, Ken Kaufman, Chair of Kaufman Hall, and Michael Peregrine, Partner at McDermott, discuss the board’s top post-pandemic governance and leadership challenges.
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman