JP Morgan’s 2018 Conference Insights That Healthcare Organizations Should be Considering
This January, J.P. Morgan hosted the 36th Annual Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California. The conference consisted of over 400 companies and 8,000 attendees, continuing its tradition as a market force. With such a large gathering of healthcare industry leaders, what were the most valuable insights from the conference that healthcare organizations can use today as they expand and grow their businesses?
The Impact of a Hospital Merger and Acquisitions on Personnel and Hiring
The business of medicine is dynamic and under constant revenue assault. Government and private insurance remittances are declining in the “pay-for-procedure” revenue models. Years ago, survival instincts were catalyzed, as moderate sized private practices gobbled up sole practitioners. Regional practices bought moderately sized practices. Hospitals raided private practices to eliminate competition from specialists who were in private practice but utilized the hospital’s facilities. Hospitals began merging with other hospitals. Large national hospital groups began rapidly adding specialty hospitals to optimize their “portfolio.”