Economics & Revenue

Pressures from the pandemic will undoubtedly drive health systems and hospitals to mergewith unfortunate consequences for patients, Bloomberg’s editorial board recently wrote in an opinion article.

 

Cano Health, a primary care provider for seniors and underserved communities, has acquired private medical provider University Health Care and its affiliates in a deal worth $600 million.

 

AMN Healthcare, a medical staffing firm based in Texas, has acquired a virtual care company that specializes in home health and outpatient care for $42 million.

 

Walmart is advancing its healthcare capabilities with the acquisition of telehealth provider MeMD.

GoodRx, an online source for healthcare savings and coupons, has closed its acquisition of HealthiNation, an online platform that offers thousands of videos with vital health information.

The analysis was based on data from nearly 18,000 physicians. 

Pfizer, the drug manufacturer with one of just a few approved COVID-19 vaccines on the market, is set to pull in more than $15 billion in revenue in 2021 from its entrant, according to S&P Global.

 

More consolidation across the healthcare sector is on the horizon thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an opinion by Commonwealth Fund leaders published in Harvard Business Review.

A new study has reaffirmed that consumers don’t really shop around to find lower healthcare prices.

Physician spending fell 57% below pre-pandemic levels in April 2020, according to a new report from the American Medical Association that reveals changes in the Medicare program during the first six months of 2020.

Cutting down on administrative costs in the U.S. healthcare industry has become a major focus over the last several years, with billions of dollars in savings to be had from automation and centralizing claims records.

Hospitals and health systems are facing an uphill battle for the foreseeable future when it comes to getting their finances back on track from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new findings from Kaufman Hall.