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In the News: Temple hires Juniper as it explores possible sale

Philadelphia Business Journal

Temple University announced Monday it has retained the services of Juniper Advisory to pursue strategic options for Temple University Health System, which include the possible sale of Fox Chase Cancer Center, neighboring Jeanes Hospital or both.

The move comes about a month-and-a-half after Temple’s Board of Trustees announced it had authorized a series of steps aimed at strengthening the health system’s finances and “preserve its ability to serve its mission.” One of those steps was authorizing the engagement of a financial advisor.…

New Partnership to Strengthen Health Care in Nebraska

The Dodge County (Neb.) Board of Supervisors,  Fremont Health Board of Trustees and Nebraska Methodist Health System Board of Directors approved this week a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership between Fremont Health and Methodist.
“[Fremont Health is] the only small independent health system that runs a community health system in the Greater Omaha area that is independent, every other one is part of a larger system.…
July 26th, 2018| News & Events, News-Home|

Heritage Valley Health System to Expand its Integrated Delivery Network

Heritage Valley Health System, a two-hospital integrated delivery network in Western Pennsylvania, and Ohio Valley Hospital have signed a letter of intent for Ohio Valley Hospital to join Heritage Valley Health System. By joining together, the organizations can further enhance their common mission of bringing cost-effective, high-quality care to their respective communities and best meet the health care needs of the region.…

Juniper on Speaking Faculty at Healthcare Law Conference

Juniper VP Rex Burgdorfer presented at the 2018 Healthcare Law and Compliance Institute annual event at The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, TX.

Rex presented “Managing M&A in an Increasingly Competitive and Transparent Marketplace.” Other speaking faculty included representatives from The Cleveland Clinic, Stanford Health Care, Intermountain Healthcare, Ropes & Gray, Skadden, Dell School of Medicine UT Austin, Katten Muchin, Hogan Lovells, Henry Ford Health System, Vanderbilt University Medical CenterYale New Haven Health, and many others. …

April 25th, 2018| News & Events|

How Good Shepherd Health System Jumped Four Moody’s Ratings

Good Shepherd Health System (GSHS), which operates two acute care hospitals, trauma centers, a joint venture home health agency, as well as other ancillary medical services, saw its Moody’s ratings improve by four levels.

Moody’s raised the Longview, Texas–based system’s rating from Caa1, the highest Caa level, to Ba3, the lowest Ba level.…

April 24th, 2018| News & Events|

Cleveland Clinic Selected as Hospital Partner of Choice in Vero Beach, Florida

Members of the Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) Board of Directors and the Indian River County Hospital District (IRCHD) have selected Cleveland Clinic as their partner to fuel future growth and the continued delivery of quality healthcare services by IRMC. This decision was reached after a partnership process that involved careful consideration by both the Hospital Board and the District Trustees.…

January 30th, 2018| News & Events, News-Home|

Barry Sagraves Interviewed for McDermott Will & Emery’s Governing Health Podcast Series

Juniper Advisory’s Barry Sagraves was interviewed for Governing Health, a monthly podcast series hosted by the law firm McDermott Will & Emery. Barry, in conversation with McDermott Will & Emery partner Michael Peregrine, presented “Board Oversight of Health Care M&A.”

The podcast, a resource for hospital and health system board members, explored the latest trends in health system partnerships and the shifting factors that may be changing the way transactions are considered and carried out today.…

August 22nd, 2017| News & Events|

University Health Care System Acquires Trinity Hospital of Augusta

University Health Care System (UHCS), an integrated nonprofit health system based in Augusta, GA, has acquired Trinity Hospital of Augusta (Trinity) from Quorum Health Corporation, a for-profit system headquartered in Brentwood, TN. The integration of Trinity will allow UHCS to strengthen its delivery of high-quality and efficient care throughout greater Augusta and neighboring communities in Georgia and South Carolina.…

July 1st, 2017| News & Events, News-Home|

Health System M&A Outlook: Juniper Advisory and Jarrard Interviewed Ahead of Becker’s Hospital Review’s Annual Meeting

Juniper Advisory’s Rex Burgdorfer and Jarrard’s Anne Hancock Toomey were interviewed ahead of their panel for the 8th Annual Becker’s Hospital Review Meeting. The session, titled “The Mergers and Acquisitions Market: Assessing Deals and Whether or Not to Merge, Sell or Align,” also included insights from attorneys Jeff Peterson and Geoff Cockrell of the law firm McGuireWoods.…

April 19th, 2017| News & Events|

Central Iowa Healthcare Restructures and Joins UnityPoint Health

Juniper Advisory was engaged by the Board of Central Iowa Healthcare (CIH), an acute care nonprofit hospital in Marshalltown, IA, and the Creditors’ Committee to assist leadership in the assessment of partnership opportunities. Following a period of financial distress, including worsened leverage, liquidity, profitability, and collections, Juniper led the debtor in possession through a sale process pursuant to 11 U.S.C.…

March 23rd, 2017| News & Events|