2 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms trailing COVID-19 – Part 2: Looking Forward

Contributors: Savanna Dinkel, Blake Madden and Chris Madden Providers: Continued Shift to the Outpatient Setting With the roll-out of the vaccine and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, providers are able to look further forward towards their operations in a post-pandemic world. During Q4 2020 earnings calls, the latest occurring on March 8, 2021 (RadNet), management… Read More

Key Takeaways from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2021

Written by Caroline Dean and Bartt B. Warner, CVA As the COVID-19 pandemic presented unique challenges for healthcare providers and beyond, physician compensation has mostly trended back toward pre-COVID levels per the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2021 (“Medscape Report”). According to the Medscape Report, which included information from 17,903 physicians in over 29 specialties, average… Read More

2021 Diagnostic Imaging Rate Changes: Impact & Outlook

Written by Greg Henderson & Samuel Betsill Diagnostic imaging in the United States is estimated to generate over $100 billion annually, with outpatient, non-hospital-based imaging accounting for approximately 40% of the total market. Since Congress passed the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, significant reimbursement rate cuts have been made to the diagnostic imaging business. Since… Read More

2 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms Trailing COVID-19 – Part 1: COVID’s Trailing Effects

Contributors: Madi Whyde, Alex Malin, Spencer Coronado, Keith Ponsler As the healthcare sector begins to recover from the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic, insights and experiences from payors and providers paint an optimistic picture for 2021. In this two-part series, VMG has summarized key observations regarding the following two major themes from public healthcare firms: Part 1:… Read More

Quality Metrics & FMV: By Specialty Considerations

Written by Kyle Spears and Jen Johnson, CFA The value-based care reimbursement environment has emphasized the evaluation of quality by measuring performance with metrics. As a result, hospital executives, management, providers, and legal counsel all share a fundamental question: what are the guidelines to selecting metrics that properly measure the quality of care and are… Read More