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...
Building Relationships with the Modern Healthcare Consumer Webinar
Listen to Kaufman Hall and Sg2 experts as they co-present highlights from recent annual research data regarding the evolving Healthcare Consumer.
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
Hospital and health system leaders show growing interest in a range of affiliation structures and contractual opportunities that stop short of full integration.
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.
Facing the Facts of Higher Education’s Future
Any way you look at it, America’s four-year private colleges and universities are in a very tough financial and strategic position. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the average...
Physicians at the Center of Healthcare’s Realignment
Healthcare is undergoing a major realignment as stakeholders compete for consumers’ attention. The different strategies intersect at the physician’s office, and physicians today face an unprecedented array of practice options.
Operationalizing Value-Based Primary Care: Lessons from the Field
For more than a decade, hospitals, payers, and other healthcare stakeholders have experimented with moving healthcare payment from fee-for-service, volume-based contracts to arrangements that reward providers for the value of the care they provide.
The Partnership Option
A university explores partnerships as a middle ground between its current state and a cost reduction effort that would eliminate programs and services.
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.
Coming to Your Market Soon: Primary Care Physicians Empowered by Choice
The aggressive growth plans of physician practice disruptors mean that competitive dynamics might change—and change quickly—in many local markets. Learn how independent physician groups and health systems can respond.