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To Be or Not To Be Independent: 5 Considerations for Community Hospitals


In today's healthcare industry, it may seem as if there is a merger or acquisition announced every single day and that every hospital in the United States is affiliating or partnering with one another. However, that is not the case.

  

Yes, many hospitals — particularly smaller, community and/or rural hospitals — are considering transactions to meet industry initiatives, offer high-quality care and lower costs. And, many hospitals are exploring different variations of transactions, ranging from governance and ownership transfers to business management deals and clinical partnerships. However, with that said, of all 4,900-plus community hospitals in the nation — according to the American Hospital Association — not every single one has a partner.

  

Read the full Becker's Hospital Review article.

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