Outpatient Surgery Centers Take the Spotlight

After a record-setting year in 2016, the Physician Medical Group sector got off to a swift start in  2017, with a deal that is telling of changing healthcare paradigms, especially the shift from inpatient to outpatient care. Only two weeks into the new year, and seven transactions have been announced for physician practices and management companies. Envision Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: EVHC), the entity that officially combined Envision Healthcare Holdings and AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG) on December 1, 2016, announced three practice acquisitions in the first week alone. Privately held Dermatology Associates, Family Care Partners and Platinum Dermatology Partners announced one deal each. Then... Read More »