April 26, 2018

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Together: Acute and Post-Acute Providers and Payers Meet in St. Louis

On April 19, 2018, healthcare leaders gathered in St. Louis for the “2nd Annual Summit for Acute and Post-Acute Care…

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March 29, 2018

Cain Brothers’ Comments: HIMSS 18: “Fly Me to The Cloud”

At HIMSS 2018, 45,000+ attendees from provider organizations, health plans and technology vendors gathered to discover, discuss and debate digital…

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March 2, 2018

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Scaling Relationship-Based Care: “Different Spokes (Care Models) for Different Folks”

American healthcare needs more patient-centered primary care. The best, most cost-effective health outcomes occur when providers build long-term, trusting relationships…

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January 26, 2018

Cain Brothers’ Comments: 2018 JP Morgan Conference Themes and the Year Ahead: Fortress Healthcare Meanders toward Value

After a year marked by historic merger activity, policy uncertainty and tax reform, JP Morgan’s 36th annual healthcare conference drew…

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December 20, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Value Follows Payment: American Healthcare Trends in 2017

From “Repeal and Replace” to CVS-Aetna, 2017 was a tumultuous year in American healthcare. Despite uncertainty and change, this review…

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November 21, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: MedTech Company Transformations & Acquisition Criteria

US Medical Technologies (MedTech) acquisitions are surging because of low capital costs and lackluster organic growth. Takeover premiums are 16…

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October 26, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Honey vs. Vinegar: Value-Based Pricing Wins Customers and Market-Share

Public and private payers alternatively employ top-down payment policies and bottom-up payment incentives to improve the quality and reduce the…

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September 27, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Is Tax-Exemption Necessary? Enlightened Health Systems Should Consider the Unthinkable

Tax-exemption is a double-edged sword for not-for-profit (NFP) health systems. It offers sizable financial benefits, but comes with substantial community-benefit…

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August 23, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Upsizing Dentistry: Putting More Bite into Primary Care

Preventive dental care represents one of the most cost-effective fronts in the larger battle for better health outcomes. With the…

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August 2, 2017

Cain Brothers’ Comments: Battling Cancer: Partnering to Make Headway Against Medicine’s Toughest Foe

Almost 40% of Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. Treating cancer is expensive, iterative, prolonged, multi-faceted and…

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