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Mergers and Acquisitions

Deloitte Leader Ponders Healthcare’s Post-ACA Landscape

February 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Mitch Morris, M.D., recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the post-election healthcare landscape and how the future of value-based care looks with the new administration at the helm.

BREAKING: Federal Judge Blocks Anthem-Cigna Merger

February 8, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A potential $54 billion deal that would have merged major health insurers Anthem and Cigna, and which would have represented the largest health insurance transaction in the U.S., has been blocked by a federal judge.

Health Affairs: Provider Consolidation Not Directly Associated with Payment Reform

February 8, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Although the prevailing wisdom is that payment reform will accelerate provider consolidation, new research published in Health Affairs finds minimal evidence that consolidation has been associated with accountable care organization (ACO) penetration.

Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Merger Talks

January 31, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The boards of directors of Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Burlington-based Lahey Health announced they have signed a letter of intent to explore creating a combined system to serve communities in Eastern Massachusetts.

BREAKING: Aetna-Humana $37 Billion Merger Blocked by Federal Judge

January 23, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The $37 billion merger that would have resulted in Aetna acquiring Humana has officially been blocked by a federal judge, according to reports.

Cybersecurity Consulting Firm CynergisTek Acquired by Auxilio

January 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Austin, Tex.-based cybersecurity and privacy consulting firm CynergisTek has been acquired by Auxilio, Inc., a provider of document workflow solutions and IT security services based in Mission Viejo, California, in a deal valued at up to $34.3 million.

Premier: C-Suite Leaders Short-Staffed, but Confident in Value-Based Shift

November 21, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Staffing shortages tops the list of concerns for healthcare C-suite leaders, with 42 percent identifying this as having the biggest impact on their ability to delivery care effectively, according to Premier, Inc.’s Fall 2016 C-Suite Survey.

Looking at Hospital M&A Activity in the Value-Based Care World

November 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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According to the latest analysis by the Skokie, Ill.-based advisory company Kaufman, Hall and Associates, hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions in 2016 are on pace to match the large-scale level of M&A activity in 2015.

Why Leadership and Alignment are Crucial to Success in the New Healthcare

November 8, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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CIOs at CHIME16 noted the importance of healthcare C-suite leadership and the alignment of business and information technology goals.

Live from CHIME16: Banner Heath's Prosperous Story on Aligning IT and Business

November 3, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Banner Health’s senior vice president of IT and CIO delivered a key message to healthcare attendees at the CHIME16 CIO Fall Forum who are still using traditional IT project management approaches.

Premier Looks at Prospects for the Provider-Sponsored Health Plan Proposition

October 31, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Earlier this month, Premier Inc. looked at the prospects for the development of provider-sponsored health plans in the current operating environment—and found a very mixed landscape

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are in Merger Talks

October 25, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Englewood, Colorado-based health system Catholic Health Initiatives is in merger talks with San Francisco-based Dignity Health to potentially create one of the largest nonprofit health systems by revenue in the country.
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