Our latest thinking on the healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions, & Partnership issues that matter most right now
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.
Until recently, many hospital and health systems have counted on relatively stable margins from outreach laboratory departments. However, the economics of lab testing are changing...
Pre-merger partnership planning offers a value-add, whether the organization is an acquirer, acquiree, equal partner, or joint-venture affiliate. Additionally, the process of defining a...
As value-driven population healthcare takes hold, the most sought-after health systems will be those that can offer superior quality, access, and patient experience and loyalty at an...
Industry Flash Reports
Consistent membership and premium growth by U.S. payer markets is expected to continue, according to new Kaufman Hall research. Premiums for the U.S. managed care market were estimated...
Many leading health systems focused on risk-based Medicare payment are actively seeking to enhance and broaden their home health and hospice operations organically or through...
Hospital-based and independent labs are increasingly challenged by depressed volume, declining payment rates, and market disruptions. Projected losses for public lab companies were...
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Kaufman Hall served as an advisor to Reid Health in their acquisition of numerous Fayette Regional Health System's assets. Read more about the acquisition.
Virtua Health, one of New Jersey’s largest, not-for-profit health systems, acquired Lourdes Health System (Lourdes), a member of Trinity Health this week. This transaction combines two major hospital systems in southern New Jersey.
Community Health Systems, Inc. announced that subsidiaries of the Company have signed a definitive agreement to sell four South Carolina hospitals
Healthcare Provider Mergers Reshaping the Landscape as Size of Transacting Parties Continues to Grow
Seven transactions involved sellers with net revenues over $1 billion, signaling continued focus on strategic over opportunistic growth. The trend of mergers between large healthcare provider organizations continued in 2018, as the average size in revenue of sellers (defined as the smaller of two organizations in a transaction) reached $409 million, according to Kaufman Hall’s new report, 2018 M&A in Review.