Envision Healthcare, which merged with AmSurg in December 2016, has rebranded its leading division as Physician Services. Good-bye, ambulatory surgery or medical transport.
Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC) officially merged with AmSurg Corp. (NYSE: AMSG) in December 2016. The $2.35 billion merger disappointed EVHC investors who were looking for a buyout by a larger company.[...]
Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) announced its $6.1 billion acquisition of three Medtronic businesses (NYSE:MDT) on the same day it disappointed shareholders with its 2017 guidance update. (more…)
It seems so long ago. Back in February 2016, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) announced their $5.8 billion deal. Abbott's board okay'ed paying $56 per common share of[...]
When it comes to health care, real estate investment trusts (REITs) typically target medical office buildings, which can be converted to other uses more easily than an acute-care hospital can.[...]
The Medical Device sector ended the first quarter of 2017 with 22 announced deals, almost even with Q4:16’s total of 23 deals, and down 29% from the year-ago quarter. But[...]
Cardinal Health, Inc. announced its $6.1 billion acquisition of three Medtronic businesses on the same day it disappointed shareholders with its 2017 guidance update.
More than a year after Abbott and Alere agreed to merge, the lawsuits have been closed and the marriage is back on. The contract was renegotiated, of course.
Care Capital Properties, a healthcare REIT spun off from Ventas in 2015, acquired six behavioral health hospitals from Signature Healthcare.
Deals for medical device companies have slowed considerably since 2016. The sector seems to be gaining new life as the second quarter of 2017 begins.
Healthcare investors made a lot of deals in March, but spent 47% less than in February on those deals.
Home health care provider ResCare has switched from skilled nursing home health care to providing care for lower-acuity adults.
2015 was the big year for managed care mergers and acquisitions. With Congress making uncertain moves to replace the Affordable Care Act in 2017, deal making won’t rebound to 2015 levels any time soon.
DaVita has agreed to sell seven dialysis clinics to comply with an FTC order regarding its acquisition of Renal Ventures Management in 2015.
Sartorius AG recently added a medical device maker and a digital health company to its growing lab tech business.