The Latest Key Developments in the Healthcare Industry

April 12, 2019 | Ben Mohr, CFA, Senior Research Analyst, Fixed Income

Health systems today face significant challenges, further complicating an ever-changing landscape. Some of the most notable trends we see in the space include:

  • Higher interest rates, which impact borrowing costs as well as investment opportunities;
  • Efforts to gradually repeal the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”);
  • The emergence of value-based payment programs;
  • The advent of major vertical integrations such as CVS-Aetna;
  • A growing demand for digital healthcare

The following article summarizes these key issues for health systems and where appropriate, provides some potential solutions.

Read > The Latest Key Developments in the Healthcare Industry

With over 20 years of healthcare investment consulting experience, Marquette serves healthcare clients across a broad range of operating cultures — including health systems, stand-alone hospitals, and specialty organizations — and with a variety of focus areas — including operating funds, retirement planning, insurance, endowments, and foundations. For more Marquette coverage of the healthcare industry, please see our previous newsletter Healthcare Organizations’ Top 3 Investment Concerns for Balance Sheet Assets.

The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

Ben Mohr, CFA
Senior Research Analyst, Fixed Income

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