Dialing Up Doc Deal Scrutiny


Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article urging health system boards to closely analyze physician alignment efforts that are part of overall healthcare sector consolidation. “Health systems are merging and becoming larger; regulatory initiatives are more focused and intense,” Mr. Peregrine wrote. In this context the board’s review of physician alignment “becomes more important … It is a matter of common sense that suggests that, for some boards and health systems, conducting such a review is the smart thing to do under the circumstances.”