mergers and acquisitions

Is venture capital the future of dermatology?Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, discusses how a changing political and economic climate has transformed dermatology practices into attractive entities for venture capitalists and whether it's a good thing for the specialty.
Consolidation: What it looks like in dermatologyConsolidation is occurring throughout healthcare. An expert talks about what it means to practicing dermatologists.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions: What payers, providers will do in 2017Integrating businesses is complex, but experts shed light on other options including partnerships and shared services.
How payer mega-merger failures affect healthcare consolidation trendsHere’s how experts say the blocked Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna mergers will affect consolidation among payers and providers.
Seven ways the blocked Aetna-Humana merger affects the industryThe proposed megamerger has been shot down. Find out what it means for healthcare execs.
What you need to know about the Essilor-Luxottica deal
What should dermatologists do when a merger beckons?Many dermatologists are approached by parties interested in acquiring a practice. Knowing ahead of time what questions you should ask—and how to answer their questions—can turn a simple inquiry by them into a wealth of information for you.
Top managed care trends to watch in 2017Here’s what managed healthcare executives should keep an eye on moving into the new year.
How Trump’s victory will change healthcare consolidationWill President-elect Donald Trump affect the outcome of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers?
What Obamacare market exits mean for physician practicesWhat payers ditching plans means for your practice—and why finding solutions for handling collections has become vital.