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Dealmaking in The Sunlight: Navigating Public Hospital M&A [Podcast]

Public hospitals have a uniquely open relationship to the communities they serve, which invites a level of transparency as they consider potential mergers and acquisitions. So what kind of M&A deal activity options are out there for public hospitals dealing with financial pressures, and how can parties navigate regulatory, financial and public opinion to get the deal done? In this episode of Collaborative Transformation podcast series, Rex Burgdorfer, managing director at Juniper Advisory, joins McDermott partner Megan Rooney to discuss:

  • The major trends driving public hospital M&A

  • How M&A can strengthen hospitals financially and the regulatory and external challenges contributing to financial pressures

  • Unique regulatory and financial challenges faced by public hospitals

  • Benefits of privatization in the hospital industry

  • The role public sentiment can play in public hospital transactions


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About this Author

Megan R. Rooney, Health Care Attorney, McDermott Will Emery Law firm

Megan R. Rooney is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in its Chicago office.  She focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems and other health industry providers and investors. She has experience in all aspects of healthcare transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and system restructurings for hospitals and other health care providers. Megan also advises hospital and health system clients on regulatory compliance with licensure, accreditation and other state and federal regulatory...