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Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries
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Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries

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Jerry J. Sokol concentrates his national practice on the business aspects of health care law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and various contractual arrangements in the health care industry. He is co-chair of the Firm's national Health Transactions Group and partner-in-charge of the Miami office. Read Jerry Sokol's full bio.

Strategies for Maximizing Physician Practice Management Investments


By on May 2, 2019
Posted In PPM/ASC

Don’t miss out! Register today for the 2019 Physician Practice Management & ASC Symposium, May 7-8, Nashville, TN Private equity continues to fuel robust activity in the physician practice management (PPM) sector. Within the last five to seven years, not only have PPMs within traditional areas of medicine proliferated, but new specialties also have been...

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A Year in Physician Practice Management: For Auld Lang Syne


By on Feb 13, 2019
Posted In Health M&A, PPM/ASC

With equal parts hope and optimism, we look ahead to an eventful New Year. This is particularly true for the physician practice management (PPM) industry: we reflect on the progress of the past while looking forward to the opportunities today’s growing and increasingly complex landscape provides. We believe the trends we’ve seen shape the industry...

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Key Considerations for a Seamless Practice Acquisition


By on Oct 9, 2018
Posted In Health M&A, PPM/ASC

For physician practice management (PPM) organizations going through an acquisition processes – whether by a physician group or a private equity firm – one idea should remain top-of-mind: integration must start before the closing. The Harvard Business Review states that 70 to 90 percent of acquisitions fail because of integration issues, noting that “companies that...

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The Importance of Ongoing Physician Collaboration, Engagement and Integration in PPM Management


By on Aug 31, 2018
Posted In Health M&A, PPM/ASC

In partnerships, the key to success lies in communication, understanding, and involvement. This certainly applies to PPMs, which learned in the 1990s that an “us versus them” mentality between physicians and the management companies can lead to economic turmoil. To avoid a similar fate, those in charge of managing a PPM must understand the needs...

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Three Environmental Factors Impacting the PPM Industry and Getting Deals Done


By on Jul 10, 2018
Posted In Health Antitrust, Health M&A, Health Private Equity, PPM/ASC, Reimbursement

The PPM industry is by no means immune to the ebbs and flows of a traditional marketplace. Since the consolidation bubble burst in the 1990s, PPMs have gone from practically extinct to a once-again substantial component of the health care delivery system. But with greater influence comes more pressure to respond, and adapting to today’s...

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Looking Back at PPM/ASC 2018: What We Learned in Nashville


By on May 14, 2018
Posted In Health M&A, Health Private Equity, PPM/ASC

The health care field is evolving at light speed, adapting to changing patient, physician and payer expectations. This is particularly evident in the physician practice management (PPM) and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) industries. We gathered recently in Nashville, Tennessee for the 2018 Physician Practice Management & ASC Symposium to explore and discuss these changes –...

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A PPM Preview: Q&A with Leaders on What’s Driving the Industry


By on Apr 24, 2018
Posted In Health M&A, Health Private Equity, PPM/ASC

Physician practice management (PPM) and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) companies continue to attract tremendous attention of private equity investors and continue to play a key and growing role in the healthcare services sector. In advance of our 2018 Physician Practice Management & ASC Symposium, I wanted to get a better sense of where the industry...

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Riding the PPM Wave of the 90s: Learning from the Crash to Prepare for the Future


By on Apr 17, 2018
Posted In Health M&A, Health Private Equity, PPM/ASC

The ‘90s was a wild ride for the physician practice management (PPM) industry. I know this from personal experience. I rode the PPM consolidation wave of the ‘90s up to the top – and I saw it crash based on a number of factors. One reason being that physicians resented that PPMs were not delivering...

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Where Health and Investment Collide: Health Care Private Equity Trends to Watch in 2018


By on Apr 4, 2018
Posted In Health Private Equity, PPM/ASC, Uncategorized

Since the announcement in late January that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan were teaming up to “disrupt health care,” the intersection of health and business has been top of mind for many. As we wait with bated breath to see just how (or if) they revolutionize the industry, the conversation continues about other potential disruptors...

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