Mercy Health-Youngstown eyes outpatient growth — 3 insights

While Mercy Health-Youngstown's (Ohio) three hospitals are critical to their operations, the hospital is eyeing outpatient care as its future, Business Journal Daily reports.

What you should know:

1. Mercy Health is currently aligning its employed physicians with ancillary support services in Ohio communities

2. Mercy Health hinted at future acquisition activity but did not offer specifics.

3. "The industry is becoming much less hospital-centric. Community-based ambulatory care has proven to be efficient, patient-centric and high quality, and we see much of our growth acknowledging this trend and extending further into communities," said Mercy Health-Youngstown President John Luellen, MD.

More articles on transactions/valuation: 
SurgOne gets shout-out for $10M ASC savings, 50% opioid reduction — 3 highlights
Preparing for the 'Amazon' of the ASC industry: 3 Qs with GI leader Dr. Manoj Mehta
The two sides of a CON hearing — Quincy Medical Group, Blessing Health System square off on surgery center proposal: 9 insights

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months