Hospital M&A 2018 transactions and trends moving into 2019
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.
What's Covered in this Report?
This report looks behind the numbers at trends that are reshaping the healthcare landscape and offer our perspectives on the implications of these trends for hospital and health system strategies. The four trends discussed include:
- The growth of “mega mergers”
- Variations in hospital M&A activity across the states
- New healthcare combinations and competition
- The converging strategies of for-profit and not-for-profit hospital systems
Watch this short video to hear our expert, Anu Singh share his thoughts and insights on what these numbers and trends mean for healthcare: