Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions

CVS Health pushes forward with efforts to reshape segments of the healthcare industry

About two decades after adding the first three MinuteClinics to its stores, in 2005, CVS Health continues to grow as one of the biggest disruptors in healthcare. The company has embarked on a series of strategic transactions that make it a major player across an increasingly large swath of the industry, as described this month…

Nick Hut January 27, 2023

Time to take a fresh look at affiliation options for physicians and health systems

As the healthcare marketplace continues to evolve, posing new challenges and creating new opportunities, so too will affiliation models continue evolve in ways that can best meet current and future needs of healthcare providers. In this environment, health systems and physician practices — both independent and employed — could benefit from taking a fresh look…

Matthew Bates January 27, 2023

Healthcare News of Note: What were the 5 most-read Healthcare News of Note blog entries of 2022?

This week’s edition of Healthcare News of Note is devoted to the top five Healthcare News of Note blog posts from 2022. Find out what topics healthcare finance professionals found most interesting in this year-end wrap-up.  

Deborah Filipek December 28, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: More than 3,500 deaths in the US attributed to long COVID during a 30-month period

For a 30-month period beginning in January 2020, long COVID played a part in the deaths of 3,544 people, according to a report by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. The Department of Justice has support from hospital advocates as it looks to appeal a court ruling that allowed UnitedHealth Group to acquire Change…

Deborah Filipek December 23, 2022

7 tips for successful M&A integrations

When companies go through mergers and acquisitions (M&A), how do leaders manage integrating teams and culture? Read through some tips from a health care transaction principle who assists health systems across the M&A life cycle.

HFMA December 6, 2022

Healthcare M&A: Are you prepared for the pitfalls?

Leaders of hospitals and health systems whose organizations are embarking on a merger or acquisition should be prepared to avoid the many potential pitfalls associated with such an strategic venture.

Eric C. Reese, PhD December 2, 2022

Less can be more: New considerations for hospital and health system partnerships

A range of affiliation structures and contractual obligations that stop short of full integration can offer an attractive alternative for hospital and health system partnerships contending with difficult operating environments.

Courtney Midanek October 21, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Even many people with ‘good’ health insurance incur medical debt

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: 20% of U.S. households have medical debt, regulatory issues are delaying completion of a proposed not-for-profit health system mega-merger, and racial and ethnic disparities are seen in drug overdose deaths.

Deborah Filipek October 7, 2022

New IDS merger aims to improve value and access for its communities

A case study of a merger of two health systems in the Pacific Northwest exemplifies a shift in focus among health system mergers toward creating transformative partnerships aimed at improving value and overall cost effectiveness. The authors recount steps that the new merged integrated delivery system (IDS) has taken to realize the merger’s primary goals.

Tom Kruse October 4, 2022

CVS Health gains capabilities in home healthcare and value-based care with massive deal to buy Signify Health

CVS Health’s announced acquisition of Signify Health is a key step in the company’s efforts to establish a comprehensive healthcare network.

Nick Hut October 4, 2022
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