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Value-Based Care Fuels Drive to Make Deals
HealthLeaders Media

The effect of the push and pull of healthcare reform is manifested in the industry’s continuing appetite for consolidation and partnerships. Ultimately, because providing care is very much a provider-patient activity, the infrastructure for care delivery has a local flavor, which means that, compared to other industries, the healthcare industry can be characterized as fragmented. However, the drive toward delivering value-based care provides compelling motivations for healthcare organizations to join forces, creating an active environment of mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships (MAPs).