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Friday, February 23, 2018

Physican Practice Megers And Acquisitions In 2018


(from FierceHealthcare)

Last year was an active one for physician practice mergers and acquisitions—a trend that one expert says will continue in 2018. Among the drivers: constant regulatory changes and pressure to invest in healthcare technology.

“I don’t see any reason the trend is going to slow down,” says Jeff B. Swearingen, a managing director of Edgemont Capital Partners, a healthcare-focused investment bank in New York.

Last year, was a tremendously active one for mergers and acquisitions in the physician services industry, particularly for office-based practices, Swearingen said in an interview with FierceHealthcare, in which he looked back at 2017 and provided an outlook for 2018.