Featured: Healthcare Facilities Industry Newsletter Mid-Year 2014

Mercer Capital’s Healthcare Facilities Industry Newsletter is a biannual publication providing perspective on valuation issues pertinent to Healthcare Facilities professionals. The Healthcare Facilities newsletter highlights the following segments: acute care hospitals, assisted living facilities, emergency services, home care and hospice, long-term care, surgical centers and rehabilitation facilities. Each issue includes typically includes macroeconomic and industry trends, mergers and acquisitions review, guideline company pricing, and more.

Excerpting from the discussion:

The healthcare facilities sector has rebounded well following the most recent recession. An improving economy and rising consumer spending, coupled with favorable healthcare dynamics have greatly benefited the healthcare facilities sector. Healthcare facilities do face some headwinds, however, with healthcare reform implementing new payment models, presenting facilities with the challenge of adapting to a new reimbursement regime.

Other structural factors leave the sector somewhat vulnerable going forward, but overall trends remain positive for healthcare facilities. Current valuation trends and expectations are positive for the sector, with growth in both healthcare facility revenue and profitability expected through 2014 and into 2015.

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