M&A Risks in the Middle Market Healthcare Services Sector Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Olvera & Shaun Buckley | BDO   
Friday, 09 February 2018 18:51

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in 2017 was at a high level with an enormous amount of capital available, Low borrowing costs, a strong equities market and a low rate of organic growth in many sectors of the economy. One industry sector that continues to be very active is healthcare services. This sector covers a broad array of services such as acute care, chronic care, and technology. There is a higher than average level of M&A activity in this area even though transaction multiples tend to be higher than in many other sectors.

M&A activity in the healthcare and life sciences sectors has been driven predominately by increased regulation in the marketplace, and consolidation of a...

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Last Updated on Friday, 09 February 2018 18:54
Docs Still Not Buying In to Value-Based Care Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 05 February 2018 19:03

Joanne Finnegan, in a Feb 1, 2018 Fierce Healthcare post, reports that most doctors don't think that value-based payment models are the solution to cut healthcare costs and improve quality of care, according to a new survey.

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 February 2018 19:10
Big Pharma Greets Hundreds Of Ex-Federal Workers At The 'Revolving Door' Print E-mail
Written by Sydney Lupkin, KHN   
Friday, 26 January 2018 18:26

Alex Azar's job hop from drugmaker Eli Lilly to the Trump administration reflects ever-deepening ties between the pharmaceutical industry and the federal government. A Kaiser Health News analysis shows that hundreds of people have glided through the "revolving door" that connects the drug industry to Capitol Hill and to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Last Updated on Friday, 26 January 2018 18:28
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:00
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