Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries
Exploring Critical Business and Legal Issues across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries
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2019 Hospital and Health Systems Year in Review

Hospitals and health systems are facing consumer demand for innovation, the need to expand and enhance streams of revenue and the push for improved quality, all while navigating changing regulations, federal enforcement, antitrust litigation and business pressures. 2019 saw hospitals and health systems navigate these challenges and more, with valuable lessons for 2020.

This Special Report presents some of the key legal actions and trends impacting hospitals, health systems and investors in the space, along with insights on how these developments will impact organizations in 2020. We address, among other topics:

  • 2019’s transformative regulatory changes and legislation, and the legal challenges that followed
  • Financial distress signals, pricing strategies and contracting practices
  • Collaborative Transformation at work in a variety of sectors and the increase in innovation centers
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity challenges impacting the healthcare space

Click here to read the full report.

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Podcast: Collaboration Through Innovation Centers

Healthcare is facing a time of transformation as regulators, providers and other stakeholders take action to improve care coordination and increase the use of technology to deliver care. Hospital and health system innovation centers are increasingly acting as the catalyst to fuel growth and expansion through technology and data. In this episode of the Collaborative Transformation podcast series, McDermott partners Kerrin Slattery and Krist Werling discuss:

  • Opportunities for innovation centers and other collaborative arrangements in healthcare
  • Top regulatory and compliance challenges innovators face and ways to navigate them
  • Organizational and cultural issues for healthcare leaders to consider when making innovation a strategic priority
  • Investment structures and unique due diligence concerns to address when designing or investing in innovative deals
  • Key considerations when executing cross-border transactions in healthcare and life sciences

Click here to listen to the full episode. 

Kerrin and Krist, alongside other McDermott partners and executives from some of healthcare’s most innovative organizations, will address more topics related to collaboration and industry innovation at McDermott’s Hospital & Health System Innovation Summit on October 24 in New York. Click here to learn more about this program. 

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