Q1-2017 Emergency Medical Services Update– Consolidation and investment activity within emergency medical services remained strong to begin 2017, and the first quarter included several notable private equity transactions.
Q4-2016 Emergency Medical Services Update-The emergency medical services sector continued its heightened acquisition activity in the fourth quarter of the year, particularly within ambulance services and emergency department management which both experienced a heavy volume of activity from private equity backed groups.
Q2-2016 Emergency Medical Services Update– Emergency Department Management continued to be a focus in the second quarter of 2016, with the announced merger of Envision and AmSurg, as well as Schumacher and ECI Healthcare. Ambulance services and Urgent Care also saw a number of transactions this quarter. Provident expects the interest in platform level organizations to continue throughout the remainder of the year.
Featured Publication – The urgent care industry is a diverse playing field where innovative leaders have built successful urgent care models to address the expansive demand for convenient, cost-efficient and patient-driven care. While urgent care’s growth across the country may face headwinds from government regulation and private payors in 2019 and beyond, urgent care will remain a hot area for growth, private investment and M&A activity.
Transaction Advisory – Cal-Ore Life Flight has merged with REACH Medical Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Heritage Partners, Inc. Cal-Ore is a leading provider of air and ground medical transportation services. Provident Healthcare Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Cal-Ore Life Flight.