Top 10 Healthcare M&A Deals of 2019

Consolidation. If interoperability was the buzzword for 2018, the continued consolidation of provider organizations took top billing in 2019. Hats off to law firm Baker McKenzie which predicted a rebound in merger and acquisition activity after West Virginia University Health System (“WVUHS”) announced agreements with the Summersville Regional Medical Center and acquisition of Jackson General…

Valuing a Medical Practice

There’s a revolution going on in healthcare these days. No, I’m not talking about the mega mergers like CVS and Aetna, or the recently announced “Haven,” the joint venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway. This headline probably won’t make it above the fold, but it’s a trend that is likely to rewrite the…

Healthcare Technology Trends: Is Tech Making the Quality of Patient Care Worse?

Late last month, 45 thousand of the brightest minds in healthcare technology gathered in Orlando for the annual gathering of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HiMSS).  IBM CEO Ginny Rometty talked about how artificial intelligence was ushering in a new golden age for healthcare delivery.  Several companies marched out amazing 3D imaging software…