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Article commentary by: Todd Perman, CCIM, Vice Chairman, Global Healthcare Services

Breaking News – The upcoming election will bring further debate on the right solutions for healthcare reform, single payer system, state issues around control of insurance, and payer models. Democrats and Republicans regardless of political preference will be trying to use this as a platform for the election. What does this mean for the providers, the patients, and the economic direction of healthcare?

Article written by: Shefali Luthra, KHN, May 1, 2019

Progressive Democrats have rallied around “Medicare-for-all,” a single-payer health plan popularized by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Now, some of Washington’s official bean counters a...

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Article commentary by: Eric Murphy, Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

Southeast Gastro operates digestive clinics in Alabama. The company was acquired by Gastro Health through its financial sponsor Audax Group. This grows Gastro Health’s network of providers for further service offerings in specialized digestive care.

  • Headquarters: Birmingham, AL

  • Number of Beds: N/A

  • Industry: Clinics/Outpatient Services

  • Services: Gastroenterology

  • Acquired By Audax Group

  • Acquisition Date: April 2, 2019

  • Type: Acquired

  • Deal Amount: Not Disclosed

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Article written by: Ayla Ellison, Becker's Hospital CFO Report, May 15, 2019

The amount of revenue physicians generate for hospitals is typically considerably more than their annual salaries, according to a recent survey by physician staffing firm Merritt Hawkins.

The survey was emailed to roughly 3,000 hospital CFOs and other financial managers across the nation between October 2018 and December 2018, and the survey results include data on 93 hospitals. Despite the relatively small data set, Merritt Hawkins believes the survey results are generally reliable and accurate because the overall number for average annual revenue generated by all physician specialties for their affiliated hospitals has remained relatively constant over the 16 ye...

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Article commentary by: Morgan Haefner, Becker's Hospital Review, April 26, 2019

Healthcare deals in the first quarter of this year were 16.1 percent higher than the $26.1 billion quarterly average recorded from 2014-18, according to PwC.

Three things to know:

1. Deal values tripled in the first quarter of this year compared to the last quarter of 2018, driven by Centene's $17.4 billion bid for WellCare Health Plans. That proposed merger reflected 57.5 percent of the quarter's value... Read the full article here.

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Article commentary by: Eric Murphy, Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

RadNet formed a joint venture with Dignity Health in March 2019. RadNet provides outpatient imaging services through an established network in Oxnard, CA. The joint venture with Dignity Health will expand RadNet's footprint and commitment to providing high-quality imaging services in the market.

  • Headquarters: Oxnard, CA

  • Number of Beds: N/A

  • Industry: Clinics/Outpatient Services

  • Services: Imaging Services

  • Acquired By: Dignity Health

  • Acquisition Date: March 18, 2019

  • Type: Joint Venture

  • Deal Amount: Not Disclosed

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Source: PitchBook Data, Inc., Newmark Knight Frank
M&A Deals represent Hospital/Inpatient Services and Clinics/Outpatient Services transactions

Article written by: Alex Kacik, Modern Healthcare, April 18, 2019

Global private equity-backed healthcare deals rose almost 50% to $63.1 billion in 2018, the highest level since 2006, according to a new report.

The provider sector continued to be the most active, with global transaction value surging to $35 billion across 159 deals, compared with $18.9 billion across 139 deals in 2017, Bain & Co.'s 2019 private equity and corporate M&A report found... Real the full article here.

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Article commentary by: Tina Sui, Financial Analyst, Global Healthcare Services

Sixty one medical office building transactions closed in February, totaling over $375.5 million or 1.545 million square feet. New York had the most medical office building transactions with 10 (16.3% of total), followed by California with 6 sales (9.8% of total). The average deal size was $6.2 million. CenCal Health’s $30.5 million acquisition of 4050 Calle Real in Santa Barbara, CA was the largest transaction, according to Real Capital Analytics.

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Article commentary by: Eric Murphy, Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

Amedisys acquired RoseRock Healthcare in February 2019. RoseRock Healthcare provides hospice services to support patients with heart disease, cancer, and breathing disorders. It was acquired by Amedisys which is the largest home health provider in the United States.

  • Headquarters: Tulsa, OK

  • Number of Beds: N / A

  • Industry: Hospital / Inpatient Services

  • Services: Oncology / Cancer Care

  • Acquired By: Amedisys

  • Acquisition Date: February 19, 2019

  • Type: Mergers / Acquisitions

  • Deal Amount: Not Disclosed

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Article commentary by: Tina Sui, Financial Analyst, Global Healthcare Services

Sixty four medical office building transactions closed in January, totaling over $470.6 million or 1.977 million square feet. Wisconsin had the most medical office building transactions with 8 (12.9% of total), followed by Texas and Florida with 6 sales each (9.3% of total). The average deal size was $8.7 million. Montecito Medical’s $75.3 million acquisition of Irgens WI & IL Office Portfolio was the largest transaction during January, according to Real Capital Analytics.

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Source: Real Capital Analytics, March 21, 2019

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