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.
Healthcare organizations have faced a set of historically intractable problems, some of which have become far more apparent and intense in the 20 months since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including dealing with the fallout of a public health system.
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.
Given the number and magnitude of external pressures in higher education, the need for robust long-range financial planning is more critical than ever. In addition, Boards are increasingly asking for improved visibility into the longer-term financial trajectory of their institutions.