Chris Jedrey represents nonprofit and for-profit provider and health plan clients in merger, acquisition, affiliation, and joint venture transactions; sales of nonprofit assets and operations to for-profit companies; and conversions from taxable to tax-exempt status. He represents academic medical centers for a variety of matters, including clinical network development, clinical research issues and faculty practice plan structures.
Chris is partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Boston Health Industry Advisory Practice Group, and national co-chairman of its academic medical centers practice.
Advised Steward Health Care System (Steward), a private-equity backed health care system operator, in a series of transactions done in partnership with Medical Properties Trust, totaling more than $3.5 billion, resulting in Steward becoming the largest privately owned health system in the United States with a total of 36 hospitals and more than 500 ancillary facilities in 10 states, as well as the largest care management/ACO in New England with more than 4,700 contracted physicians (and now in the process of being extended to the new service areas)
Advised Reliant Medical Group in the sale of its assets and operations to OptumCare, a division of UnitedHealth Group
Advised Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital, in joining Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Advised RWJBarnabas Health in the negotiation of a long-term academic and clinical affiliation with Rutgers University
Advised Steward Health Care System in the negotiation of a clinical affiliation with Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Advised University of Michigan in structuring a whole hospital joint venture for St. Joseph Chelsea Hospital with Trinity Health
Advised Northwestern Memorial Health Care (NMHC) and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation on a restructuring plan and an enhanced academic affiliation with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and NMHC and Cadence Health in their combination into a single system
Advised University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority and University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation (collectively, UW Health) on a restructuring plan
Boston College Law School, JD, 1984
Harvard Law School, Liberal Arts Fellow, 1980 to 1981
Harvard University, PhD, History, 1977
Harvard University, MA, History, 1972
University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, 1971
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