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Article commentary by: Todd Perman, Executive Managing Director, NKF Global Healthcare Services

A wise friend of mine once said, “Follow the Disruptors, they will change the world,” and to some degree, he was entirely right. Apple and many others have changed the world. In healthcare, where will this take us? How will the landscape change in 2019? With Apple announcing a list of healthcare institutions that support health records on the iPhone, could they become the universal electronic health records provider?

Article written by: Elizabeth Gurdus, CNBC, January 15, 2019

It’s no secret that Apple has lofty ambitions in the health-care space. Now, it’s time for the company to make “a big, splashy acquisition&rdq...

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Article commentary by: Will Burnette, Global Healthcare Services

Eighty five medical office building transactions closed in October, totaling over $897.5 million or 2.85 million square feet. New York had the most medical office building transactions with 11 (13% of total), followed by California and Arizona both with 9 sales (10.6% of total). The average deal size was $11.9 million. Kayne Anderson’s $192 million acquisition of Montecito’s Medical Portfolio was the largest transaction during October with a total of 9 properties, according to Real Capital Analytics. Further, Kayne Anderson was the greatest buyer by volume with this purchase.

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Article commentary by: Todd Perman, Executive Managing Director, NKF Global Healthcare Services

Healthcare disruptors are coming in different packages these days. CVS’ acquisition of Aetna combines payer, provider, and pharmacy. Private equity is chasing large physician practices, and Apple is hiring doctors. Who would have thought the employment model for physicians may very well be a technology company or CVS/Aetna?

Article written by: Alia Paavola, Becker's Health IT & CIO Report, December 13, 2018

Apple has quietly hired dozens of physicians, an indicator that it's serious about health tech, CNBC reports.

Here are five things to know:

1. Apple has hired 40 to 50 physicians in the last few years, according to people familiar with the...

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Article written by: Emily Rappleye, Becker's Hospital Review, December 11, 2018

PwC's Health Research Institute believes 2019 is the year the "New Health Economy" will finally become a reality.

The past year marked record interest in the healthcare industry, especially from outside forces like venture capitalists and business giants like Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase. PwC believes forces like these mean healthcare will no longer be an "outlier" industry that operates in its own world outside the greater U.S. economy.

In its 13th annual report, PwC's HRI identified the following six healthcare trends to watch in 2019:

1. With an injection of $12.5 billion from investors over the past two years, PwC expects connected health de...

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Article commentary by: Eric Murphy, Global Healthcare Services

Bethesda Radiology Associates operates a radiology center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The company offers various radiology services performed during surgery for outpatients, inpatients, and emergency departments. MEDNAX acquired Bethesda Radiology Associates to bring unified radiology services to Baptist Health’s patients.

Bethesda Radiology Associates

  • Headquarters: Boynton Beach, FL

  • Number of Beds: N/A

  • Industry: Hospital / Inpatient Services

  • Services: Radiology Services

  • Acquired By: MEDNAX

  • Acquisition Date: November 26, 2018

  • Type: Merger / Acquisition

  • Deal Amount: Not Disclosed

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Our Atlanta GHS team got into the holiday spirit this morning! We wish our clients and our company a joyous holiday season!

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Article commentary by: Will Burnette, Global Healthcare Services

Sixty seven medical office building transactions closed in September, totaling over $561 million or 1.85 million square feet. California had the most medical office building transactions with 12 (18% of total), followed by Pennsylvania with 8 (12% of total). The average deal size was $8.7 million. Hammes partners $62 million acquisition of the HMI portfolio was the largest transaction during September. Further, Hammes was the greatest buyer by volume with this purchase.

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Article written by: Amy Baxter, HealthExec, November 5, 2018

Healthcare M&A isn’t expected to slow down next year, according to a survey of healthcare executives by Capital One.

In the next 12 months, 42 percent of executives expect M&A activity to be higher, while 48 percent expect it to remain the same. Only 10 percent believe M&A will be lower... Read the full article here.

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GHS was honored to be a sponsor at Restoration Atlanta’s 2018 Gala last night. Restoration Atlanta (RATL) is a non-profit that serves women and children transitioning out of homelessness. GHS Managing Director Dana Hamric serves on the board of RATL and GHS Executive Managing Director Todd Perman served as a co-host for the event. Our team is proud to support RATL’s immersive mission that “being with” is more impactful than “doing for” families in need.

For more information and to donate, please visit http://restorationatl.org/.

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Article commentary by: Eric Murphy, Global Healthcare Services

South Dade Neonatology is an established group that has been providing neonatology services in the South Florida region for 20 years. They have 33 physicians and a strong support staff that services nine regional hospitals in the area. Partnering with MEDNAX will provide stability and continue their growth.

South Dade Neonatology

  • Headquarters: Miami, FL

  • Number of Beds: N/A

  • Industry: Hospital / Inpatient Services

  • Services: Healthcare Services

  • Acquired By: MEDNAX

  • Acquisition Date: October 10, 2018

  • Type: Merger / Acquisition

  • Deal Amount: Not Disclosed

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