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Article written by Morgan Haefner, Becker's Hospital CFO Report, August 23, 2018

Several private equity firms are investing in primary care clinic operators, driven in part by greater employer pressure to lower medical costs, according to Bloomberg.

Here are three things to know:

1. Private investor New Enterprise Associates led a $165 million funding round for Paladina Health, a Denver-based primary care company. Paladina runs 53 primary care clinics in 10 states for employers. Earlier this year, NEA acquired Paladina for about $100 million from DaVita. Paladina plans to use the funds to expand its clinics, acquire other firms and look into caring for Medicare populations... Read the full arti...

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Commentary by, Chris Gordon, Senior Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

This article outlines the decision criteria that a health system or physician group should consider when evaluating whether to own or lease their real estate and how to engage the appropriate parties to execute different project types.

As suggested, it is often of great value for a healthcare provider to have a competitive bidding process with developers with the help of an advisory firm or broker. While the exact scope of the development and the individual line items of cost are important, the yield returns demanded by the developers and the development and management fees they charge for their perceived “...

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Written by: Garth Hogan, Executive Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

2017 BOMA Medical Office Buildings and Healthcare Real Estate Conference

Transformation and Evolution – The Newmark Global Healthcare Services team attended the 2017 conference in full force this year while BOMA had record attendance of over 1,200 in Denver Colorado. Compliance, leasing, trends in healthcare design and development strategies were some of the subjects covered. Politics seemed to be absent from the panel discussions, even with the uncertainty of the effects of possible healthcare reform part 3,4 and 5. In our conversations, we heard more about concerns with the impacts of telemedicine and capi...

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The Global Healthcare Services U.S. Healthcare Real Estate Outlook 2017 covers this year's trends in consolidation, need for capital, uncertainty with healthcare reform, value based care and consumerism as well as continued investment demand for acquiring healthcare assets. The healthcare industry continues to evolve, as it responds to the twin mandates of serving a growing patient population while controlling the rapid increase in the price of the services it delivers.

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Written by: Jonathan Kesler, Global Healthcare Services

The Newmark Global Healthcare Services team recently closed on the sale of Rainier Orthopedic Institute in Puyallup, WA. Anchored by Proliance Orthopedic Associates, a dominant provider of orthopedic care in the Puget Sound region, the 31,921 SF Medical Office Building (MOB) includes a state-of-the-art outpatient ambulatory surgery center and imaging suite. Seller structured the disposition as a sale-leaseback with each tenant signing long-term leases commencing upon sale. Represented by Newmark, MBRE Healthcare, a national owner/ operator of medical office buildings, won a quiet marketing process that resulted in a very aggressive sales...

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Written by Mike Pukszta | Cannon Design

Regardless of one’s political beliefs, everyone can agree 2017 promises to be full of uncertainty regarding healthcare. On President Trump’s first day in the Oval Office, he signed his first executive order aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the proposed American Health Care Act failed to gain enough support to become law in late March, House Speaker Paul Ryan has said that continuing to push for an overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system remains a priority.
Most agree a full-scale replacement will take time, and new legislation wouldn’t have much impact this year as government rules for 2017 have already...

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Newmark advised on a record volume of almost £9BN of healthcare deals in 2016, most notably Priory Group and Cambian adult services, with Q4 spiking the highest level of transactions in almost 10 years. Either side of the Christmas shoulders saw Newmark dispose of almost £400m of assets including Acer Healthcare, Helen McArdle Care and various fixed income portfolios totalling some 3,500 beds. Multiples reached c.12.5 YP for high quality portfolios, 4.50% NIY for fixed income and c.£500,000 per bed for Super Prime luxury care homes.

Predictions for 2017 are:

• New category of Super Prime for future proof luxury care homes


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Interview by Sarah Varney in Chicago | PBS NewsHour

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now what hospitals fear about the possible costs of repealing and replacing the health care law.

Efforts by President Trump and congressional Republicans to unravel the Affordable Care Act are unnerving many hospital executives. They say they’re worried about big changes to their bottom line, particularly after they overhauled how care is delivered in response to the health law’s rewards and penalties.

While Republicans try to figure out their game plan, special correspondent Sarah Varney reports on how hospitals are bracing for the unknown.

This story was produced in collaboration with our partner Kaiser Health News....

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Article Commentary Written by: Garth Hogan, Executive Managing Director, Global Healthcare Services

Dr. Richard Afable, CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health, summarizes West Coast health care strategy in a unique and direct response to Modern Healthcare’s Q&A. With Kaiser Permanente founded in California, it has been a forerunner for managed care and attempts at affordable healthcare. In advance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) California has attempted to remedy issues around providing care to patients and promoting health and wellness. California’s health systems have been forced to follow suit to stay competitive. Afable also addresses, questions surrounding immigration, which is part ...

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Written by Kelly M. Blumline, Hall Render, Victor H. McConnell, VMG Health and Andrew Dick, Hall Render

1. Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

On January 20, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order indicating “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and instructed federal agencies to use “all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer…or delay the implementation of any provision … that would impose a fiscal burden on any State or … individuals.” Republicans have made efforts to repeal the ACA since its enactment, but Congress has not yet acted in 2017 to make significant changes to the law. One may only speculate as to ...

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