Publications & Recognition

Big Health System Deals Dominate Transactions in October-The announced merger of two major Texas health systems is October’s deal-of-the-month.

Avella, Cardinal Specialty Pharmacy Are Focus of Deal – Michael Patton and Bill Bolding share some insight with AIS Health in Radar on Specialty Pharmacy.

What’s happening in the pharmacy space? Key thoughts from 2 Provident Healthcare leaders – Michael Patton and Bill Bolding sat down with Becker’s Hospital Review to share their thoughts on the recent trends in the pharmacy space.

INSIGHT: Long-Term Care Consolidations Lead Third Quarter Health Transactions – The breakneck pace of healthcare transactions continued unabated in the third quarter.

Private Equity Investment in Health Care Stays Strong – Private equity investment is burgeoning throughout the U.S., and health care is one of the “in” targets for investors.

Why private equity deals will become more common for orthopedic practices — Key thoughts from Provident’s Robert Aprill – Robert Aprill sat down with Becker’s Spine Review to share his thoughts on the recent trend of private equity firms investing in orthopedic practices.

Health IT Sector Showing High Potential for Accelerated Growth – The health information technology sector is poised to become the next big thing for investors in the health-care industry. The physician practices sector experienced the second-highest growth in July, with an emphasis on certain medical practice areas.

INSIGHT: Strong Health-Care Deal Activity Seen in 2018’s First Half– The first half of 2018 saw a strong wave of M&A and deal making activity across nearly all sectors of the U.S. healthcare industry. The second half of 2018 likely will be just as robust.

BLOG: Investing In OWL: A Q&A with two member-partners fueling innovation in ophthalmology– Eric Major and Steve Grassa are interviewed at the Ophthalmology Technology Summit this summer, providing detail on what Provident can contribute to the OWL community.

Consolidation Among Radiology Services Providers Hitting Fevered Pitch– Increasing competition forcing more groups to market; Heavy hitter investors including Welsh, NEA in the game

Long-Term Care Deals Outpace Other Health-Care Sectors in May– Over 90 deals across many sectors of the health-care industry made May another strong month for transactions in this hot industry sector.

Despite lower occupancy, skilled-nursing facilities still primed for M&A – Skilled-nursing properties nationwide have seen their occupancy fall during the first quarter, but that may drive more merger and acquisition activity in the sector, according to new research.

Hospital, Physician Group Deals Dominate in April– Hospital and health system consolidation and physician practice acquisitions dominated a very busy April in the health-care industry transactions landscape.

Hospital and Health System Deals Mark Busy March– March was a very active month for health-care industry transactions, demonstrating a healthy ramp-up from the beginning of 2018 , and confirming that 2018 will be a banner year for health-care M&A activity.

Health-Care Deal Growth Spurs Optimism for 2018 – Health-care transactions in 2018 so far are on track to exceed the prior year, a sign of continued growth and confidence in an industry that generates more than $3 trillion in spending per year.

Amazon Deal Brightens Blasé January Health Transactions Landscape – The late January announcement that Amazon.com Inc., BerkshireHathaway Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co. plan to join forces to meet their employees’ health-care needs created a lot of health-care industry dealmaking buzz in a month that was otherwise on the quiet side.

Health-Care Transactions Update: Will 2018 Surpass 2017? – Provident team member Robert Aprill contributes to Bloomberg BNA’s Fourth Quarter 2017 Health-Care Transactions Update, which examines quarterly M&A transaction statistics and key drivers of deal trends throughout healthcare services.

Funding Your Practice Expansion– Would you like to expand your orthopedic practice? But wonder how to pay for it? Robert Aprill offers both a framework within which to tackle this very important question and discusses an increasingly viable option for funding growth—Private Equity Partnerships.

Health-Care Transactions Update – November: Dermatology Practice Deals Remain Hot– Deals involving Physician Practices/Services, dominated the healthcare transactions announced or closed in November, which saw a decrease in total transactions from October.

Featured Publication– Provident was featured in Diagnostic Imaging discussing radiology mergers and acquisitions, and what you need to know.

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