Today’s sessions at AHLA’s Transactions Program made me reflect on the fact that time has taught us valuable lessons about what not to do in the future. An initial wave of hospital affiliations and acquisitions has occurred with mixed success.
Three recognizable trends were dicussed today that are reshaping healthcare transactions:
Losses on physicians without documented community need put hospitals at compliance risk. Solely relying on published compensation survey data doesn’t consider economics impacting the physician’s practiceand local market conditions.