3 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 2: Factors Affecting Profitability

Contributors: Madison Whyde, Alex Malin & Chris Madden As discussed in Part One, volume levels have been significantly impacted by elective procedure suspensions, reduced operating hours, and other restrictive measures such as shelter-in-place and social distancing guidelines, which has placed additional emphasis on expense management and overall profitability. In Part Two of this three-part series,… Read More

3 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 1: Patient Volume

Contributors: Savanna Dinkel, Blake Madden and Keith Ponsler VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q2 earnings season, which was one of the most unpredictable quarters for providers and payors to-date. Given that the pandemic impacted the entirety of the second quarter, insights and experiences from the provider sector are particularly interesting. In a… Read More

4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 4: Impact to the M&A Environment

Contributors: Blake Madden and Savanna Dinkel VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q1 earnings season and subsequent investor presentations, which is particularly interesting given the quarter’s insight into COVID-19’s impact on healthcare payors and providers. In a four-part series over the coming weeks, VMG Health will be summarizing key observations and common themes… Read More

4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 3: Volume Recovery

Contributors: Blake Madden and Savanna Dinkel VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q1 earnings season, which is particularly interesting given the quarter’s insight into COVID-19’s impact on healthcare payors and providers. In a four-part series over the coming weeks, VMG Health will be summarizing key observations and common themes regarding the following four… Read More

4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 2: Cost Reduction

Contributors: Blake Madden, Spencer Coronado, Colin McDermott VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q1 earnings season, which is particularly interesting given the quarter’s insight into COVID-19’s impact on healthcare payors and providers. In a four-part series over the coming weeks, VMG Health will be summarizing key observations and common themes regarding the following… Read More

4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 1: Patient Volume

Contributors: Blake Madden, Spencer Coronado, Colin McDermott Shelter-in-place orders and the suspension of elective procedures are impacting healthcare operations across the continuum of care. As healthcare demand dampens, the public health crisis has affected payors and providers in opposite ways. Payors: ‘Historically Low’ Medical Costs With decreased patient demand for healthcare services, payors benefit the… Read More

Hospital-Based Coverage Arrangements Amid COVID-19: Transitioning Into and Out of Surge Coverage

Hospital-Based Coverage Arrangements Amid COVID-19: Transitioning Into and Out of Surge Coverage

Written by Caroline Dean and Bartt B. Warner, CVA As the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) continues to spread throughout the United States and globally, patient populations in some facilities have reached unprecedented levels. As a result, staffing needs amongst the nation’s hospitals and emergency rooms are rising in return. Healthcare providers are a limited resource and… Read More

Behavioral Health Industry: Impact of COVID-19

Behavioral Health Industry: Impact of COVID 19 on Mental Health

Written by Clinton Flume, Kelly Titus and Patrick Speights Mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs) are behavioral health conditions that affect millions of Americans. Every year, approximately one in five adults in the United States (47 million) experience mental illness. More than one-third of Americans (36%) say that COVID-19 is having a serious impact… Read More