MedCity News July 8, 2021
Anuja Vaidya

The total number of mergers and acquisitions in healthcare fell below historic figures for the second quarter of the year, but was offset by higher deal values. Trends in the space also appear to be shifting, with an increasing number of regional partnerships occurring among health systems as opposed to acquisitions of independent hospitals.

Merger and acquisition activity in healthcare is shifting from the purchase of smaller, independent hospitals to regional partnerships among health systems, according to a new report by healthcare consultancy Kaufman Hall.

In the second quarter of 2021, there were 14 announced transactions, which fell below recent pre-pandemic historical averages. But, similar to trends seen in the first quarter of the year, the smaller number of transactions...

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