Nonprofits Weigh Benefits of Buyer Joint Ventures (HealthLeaders)

January 2, 2013 – The growing number of joint ventures and mergers between non-profit and for-profit hospitals may signal a warming trend in longstanding frigid relations as the rival sectors come to recognize the merits of working together in an evolving healthcare environment. At least, that’s the opinion of James E. Burgdorfer, a principal at Juniper Advisory LLC,the privately held, Chicago-based investment banking firm that provides merger and acquisition advice for nonprofit hospitals.  “A significant and growing minority of hospital leaders are taking the view that it might be inevitable that nonprofit status for hospitals could at some point in the future go away,” Burgdorfer says.

Link to Full Article: http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/print/LED-287901/Nonprofits-Weigh-Benefits-of-Buyer-Joint-Ventures

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