mergers and acquisitions

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.
Hospital ownership of physician practices on the rise
Hospital ownership of physician practices on the riseThe number of physician practices owned by hospitals has increased 86% over the past 4 years, which also resulted in a 50% rise in the number of physicians employed by hospitals, according to a recent study.
Four factors driving provider-sponsored health plan growthMarket forces are converging, giving momentum to provider-sponsored health plans.
Healthcare M&A trends: 5 insights for healthcare executivesAs external pressures such as government regulations continue to mount and alter the approach to deal making in the healthcare sector, there are five things health services executives should watch.