Insights

The Impact of Healthcare Reform 
on Hospital Consolidation

News & Events

September 16, 2010

Juniper Advisory and McGuireWoods presented a webinar titled “The Impact of Healthcare Reform
on Hospital Consolidation” on September 16, 2010. Speakers included James E. Burgdorfer, principal of Juniper Advisory; Rex J....

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The Strategic Alignment Committee

Role of the Board

September 1, 2010

Hospital boards are encouraged to form a  “strategic alignment” or similar committee to facilitate the governing board’s ability to evaluate the many business opportunities that will arise for  provider organizations...

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James Burgdorfer Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

News & Events

August 29, 2010

Juniper’s James Burgdorfer was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article “Cash-Poor Governments Ditching Public Hospitals”, which was published on August 29, 2010. Faced with mounting debt and looming costs...

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Hospital Consolidation Trends in Today’s Healthcare Environment

M&A

July 1, 2010

Economic and health policy experts seem to agree that healthcare delivery is a “market failure.” The U.S. spends much more on healthcare than countries with similar economies—16 percent of the...

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Whole-Hospital Joint Ventures Between Non-Profit and For-Profit Companies

Transaction Structures

March 1, 2010

Boards and managements of non-profit hospital companies are experiencing pressure to consider business combination transactions in light of the need for real consolidation of the industry. A whole-hospital joint venture...

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Ownership Form and Hospital Industry Consolidation

Transaction Structures

August 1, 2009

During the current decade, CEOs of many large non-profit systems have reported that the hospital industry is confronted with major systemic issues that can best be addressed by industry consolidation....

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Non-Profit Boards and the Merger Market: Preparation, Organization, and Approach

Role of the Board

December 1, 2007

This article is Part 2 of our series on the hospital merger market. Part 1 (October, 2007) discussed hospital industry dynamics that have led to many of the change-of-control (“merger...

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Non-Profit Hospital Boards and the Merger Market

Role of the Board

October 1, 2007

During this decade, non-profit boards have been confronted increasingly with the potential for merger and change-of-control (“merger market”) transactions. There has been a dramatic increase in the need for non-profit...

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The Fiduciary Duties in the “Zone of Insolvency”

Role of the Board

March 1, 2002

Directors of healthcare organizations normally owe fiduciary duties to their shareholders or, in the case of nonprofits, to the charitable mission of the organization. As an organization descends to bankruptcy,...

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