• Great-Vampire-Squid-

Did the Great Vampire Squid Strike Again?  The Devil is in the Deal-tails.

January 9th, 2017|

After PE giant Blackstone recently announced it was acquiring TeamHealth, a shareholder lawsuit was filed alleging that the fix was in, noting that the TeamHealth board had previously passed on a far more lucrative offer.

  • Primary-Care-Moving

Is Primary Care Moving to Center Stage?

December 16th, 2016|

In TV Land’s version of health care, hospital docs have always gotten the glory: McDreamy at Seattle Grace; Denzel at St. Eligius; Clooney at Country General Hospital; Mandy Patinkin at Chicago Hope;

  • Worth-1,000-Words

A Picture May be Worth 1,000 Words, But 1 Word Could be Worth Millions

December 2nd, 2016|

In mergers & acquisitions, you probably think that buyers rigorously work-up factors such as weighted average cost of capital, discount rates, projected net free cash flows

  • Reinventing-Itself

In Reinventing Itself, Kindred Has Kindred Spirits

November 18th, 2016|

A few years back, Kindred Healthcare began to acquire home health and hospice providers in order to develop “integrated care networks.” But in early 2015, the company went “all-in” on home health

  • Opioid-Treatment-Providers

Opioid Treatment Providers: Time for a Makeover?

November 9th, 2016|

If you’re in the field of substance use disorders, you’re familiar with OTPs – Opioid Treatment Programs. But to many, the phrase may conjure up an image of the type of dose-and-go

  • Jumped-the-Shark

Has CMS “Jumped the Shark” on Medicare Home Health?

November 7th, 2016|

It’s been said that when “the Fonz” jumped over a shark on water skis, it was the beginning of the end for “Happy Days.” And thus, the phrase “jumping the shark” was