Increasingly Common Bedfellows—Collaborations Between Academic Medical Centers and Investor-Owned Health Care Companies, as appeared in AHLA Connections

Doug Hastings, Chair of the firm's Board of Directors and a Member of the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office, co-authored an article titled "Increasingly Common Bedfellows—Collaborations Between Academic Medical Centers and Investor-Owned Health Care Companies."

Following is an excerpt:

Over the past several years, a number of innovative strategic partnerships have been formed between Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) and investor-owned health care companies. Examples include the Cleveland Clinic and Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) service line collaboration announced in March 2013; Duke University Health System and LifePoint Hospitals Inc. (Nasdaq: LPNT) establishing a joint venture "to own and operate a system of highly functioning community hospitals"; and Shands HealthCare partnering with Health Management Associates Inc. to jointly own and operate three community hospitals.

The attached file is used with permission from AHLA Connections.

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