With more than 180 deals announced so far in 2019, the Physician Medical Group sector is roaring toward another strong close. The usual specialties—dental, dermatology and ophthalmology—are still very active, but after 10 to 20 years of consolidation, their trajectories are flattening. Other specialties are gaining traction with private equity investors, particularly orthopedics, gastrointestinal (GI), […]
It takes a big platform to combine a prominent urgent care company with a major multi-specialty practice. Warburg Pincus is now providing that platform. On June 21, the private equity firm announced its urgent care company, New York City-based CityMD, will merge with Summit Medical Group, a physician-owned multispecialty medical practice anchored in Berkeley Heights, […]
Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) put its Cardinal Health China business up for sale in July of this year, following concerns that upcoming drug distribution reform could threaten the company’s growth. Cardinal’s China business is the eighth largest drug distributor in the country, operating 14 direct sales units and 17 distribution centers that cover 322 […]
Deals for telehealth companies, particularly specialty-focused ones, are on pace to surpass 2016’s record number of transactions.
Some large and small healthcare players are shifting their portfolios to focus on the hemostasis analyzer market, which is expected to reach nearly $5 billion by 2021.
Follow the money. Everywhere in health care today, controlling the flow of revenue is critical to success, from physician practices to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and more. As critical as it is, revenue cycle management took a back seat to electronic medical records in recent years, as CMS enforced the early stages of Meaningful Use […]
Two hospital chains that changed hands only last year announced their merger on March 22. RegionalCare Health Partners Inc., based in Brentwood, Tennessee, and Capella Healthcare, Inc., located in nearby Franklin, will form RCCH Health Partners when the deal closes in the second quarter. The combined system will have 18 hospital campuses in 12 states with […]
Warburg Pincus made a grand exit from RegionalCare Hospital Partners, its portfolio company since its founding in 2009. RegionalCare owns and operates eight non-urban hospitals, two in Alabama, and one each in Arizona, Connecticut, Iowa, Montana,Ohio and Texas. The buyer, Apollo Global Management LLC, paid an undisclosed amount for the 1,027-bed health system. The deal […]