July 28th, 2020 | 23 mins 56 secs
Many have predicted an extreme view of hospital consolidation—and a future where there are only a handful of major health systems in the United States. In this episode, Rachel (Rae) Woods questions how real that prediction is—and explores the impact of Covid-19 hospital consolidation. Alongside health system expert, Ben Umansky, Rae and Ben discuss the short and long-term impact on the industry and offers no-regrets tactics that organizations should take regardless of size.
July 21st, 2020 | 23 mins 4 secs
The realities of the pandemic mean that some physician groups will need to explore new partnership opportunities in order to weather the storm. However, it’s increasingly looking like there won’t be a major shakeup in physician ownership. Instead of looking to sell, independent practices are looking to maintain autonomy while exploring new opportunities for partnership. In this episode, Rachel (Rae) Woods sits down with physician practice experts, Sarah Hostetter and Julie Riley, to give an update on physician practice financials, discuss the state of physician aggregation, and offer our perspective on the impact of Covid-19 on physician consolidation.