U.S. Hospital Deals Surged in the Third Quarter

Mergers and acquisitions among U.S. hospitals and health systems rose 28% in the third quarter of 2019, posting 23 transactions versus 18 deals in the previous quarter. Deal volume compared with the same quarter in 2018 (15 deals) was up 53%. Q3:19 had the strongest M&A activity in the previous four quarters, according to our […]

Emergency room Hospital M&A
Emergency room Hospital M&A

KentuckyOne Unloads Jewish Hospital and its Assets

After two years of negotiations, KentuckyOne, a subsidiary of CommonSpirit Health, is selling the finiancially ailing Jewish Hospital (462 beds) and its Louisville-area assets, which include three hospitals and four outpatient centers. The negotiations dragged on so long, Jewish Hospital was in danger of closing. The acquirers are the University of Louisville (UofL) and its […]

MedEquities Realty Acquires Vibra IRF Assets

Vibra Healthcare LLC has sold the real estate assets of its 60-bed Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, an inpatient rehabilitiation facility (IRF) it acquired on April 30 this year from KentuckyOne, a subsidiary of Ascension. The hospital is located in New Albany, Indiana, a suburb of Louisville, Kentucky, where KentuckyOne is based. The buyer, MedEquities Realty […]