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Contract Labor Cost Increases Potentially Leading to Valuation Revisions

Increased Contract Labor Costs May Lead to Valuation Revisions

Assessing the Durability and Longevity of Contract Labor Cost Increases

The pandemic has placed enormous strain on the nation’s health care workforce. Labor costs account for more than half of the typical hospital’s total expenses. Even a slight increase in labor costs can have a significant…

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New NIST Guidance for Telehealth Data

New NIST Guidance for Telehealth Data

When remote patient monitoring (RPM) and telehealth increased in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services effectively loosened restrictions related to telehealth. In early 2021, the OCR issued a statement that it would “…

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Weaver Insights: Health Care Valuation 2021 Year in Review

Weaver Insights: Health Care Valuation 2021 Year in Review

Get ahead of the curve by looking back at emerging trends in 2021 that are likely to impact health care valuation in 2022 and beyond. Download Weaver Insights: Health Care Valuation, 2021 Year in Review now.

The pandemic, inflation, staff shortages and an aging population: What were the…

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In an IoT World, Is Your Health Care Data Secure?

In an IoT World, Is Your Health Care Data Secure?

You may have a fitness tracker that is connected to an application on your phone. The app sends data to a server that your primary care physician (PCP) can also access. Your PCP can send this data to business associates for such purposes as billing, decision making, diet plans, fitness plans and…

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ASC Partnerships Face Succession Challenges

ASC Partnerships Face Succession Challenges

Increased Hospital Employment and Accelerated Retirements Result in Shortage of Replacement Physician Investors along with Valuation Impacts

In the years leading up to the pandemic, many ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) were already facing a chronic long-term issue: how to replace an aging…

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Navigating Urgent Care Valuations in Unusual Times

Navigating Urgent Care Valuations in Unusual Times

Recent Urgent Care Volume Surge Supports Elevated Patient Volume Forecasts

The urgent care industry has been experiencing accelerated patient visit volume into 2021, continuing trends started in 2020. Factors contributing to this surge include return visits from 2020 first-time users who are…

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