Is a Hybrid Just What the Doctor Ordered? Evaluating the Potential Use of Alternative Company Structures by Healthcare Enterprises, in ABA’s The Health Lawyer

Katherine Lofft, Purvi Maniar, and Tamar Rosenberg co-wrote an article titled "Is a Hybrid Just What the Doctor Ordered? Evaluating the Potential Use of Alternative Company Structures by Healthcare Enterprises."

The article was published in the April 2013 issue of ABA's The Health Lawyer.

Following is an excerpt:

There are many dramatic changes underway in the healthcare industry. These changes are being driven by vari┬Čous factors including health reform, information technology innovation, reimbursement changes, research and development, the aging Baby Boomer population and health trends such as the obesity epidemic. The myriad challenges faced by health industry companies are driving the need for innovative strategies and structures. Recent developments in the legal arena may create new and enhanced opportunities for organizations in the health industry; namely, the proliferation of "hybrid" or alternative structures that combine certain features common to both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.

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