Mergers In 2020 Expected To Be More Strategic Than Financial In Nature

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

Overall, the number of mergers and acquisitions remained consistent in 2019 compared to 2018. However, M&A is becoming more strategic in nature rather than just financially driven. We are seeing more partnerships where hospitals are looking to grow in a certain specialty, or one system has a health plan and the other is strong in value-based care. The trend to look for in the coming years is how the mergers are complementary and benefit both parties.

Article written by: Susan Morse, Healthcare Finance, January 23, 2020

In 2020, the hospital-to-hospital merger or partnership is about complementary resources - one has a health plan, the other has a value-based focus - put together for the benefit of both organizations, according to Anu Singh, managing director of Kaufman Hall... Read the full article here.


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