Articles

The ASC Market by the Numbers: A 2014 Transaction Primer
Article with insight from Kevin McDonough, CFA and Nick Taglioli
Becker’s ASC Review, September 12, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s ASC Review, Kevin McDonough, Nick Taglioli, Publications

The Rise of High Deductible Health Plans
By Stephen Schulte
ImagingBiz, August 20, 2014

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Sound Practices in Imaging Valuations: What a Realistic Buyer/Seller Would Do
By Chance Sherer, CVA, and Carlos Zarazua
ImagingBiz, July 15, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Carlos Zarazua, Chance Sherer, imagingBIZ, Publications

Scaling Down the Hospital
Article with insight from Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS
Healthcare Finance News, July 24, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Frank A. Fehribach, Publications

Valuation of Physician Employment Contracts
Q&A with Jonathan Helm, CVA
Becker’s Hospital Review, July 15, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jonathan Helm, Publications

The Details of Hospital Transactions and Real Estate Deals
Q&A with Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS
Becker’s Hospital Review, May 22, 2014

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Do Reported M&A Terms for Hospital Deals Tell the Whole Story?
Q&A with Greg Koonsman, CFA
Becker’s Hospital Review, February 20, 2014

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Managing Expenses for Greater Cost Control
By Kevin McDonough, CFA and Bobby Katoli
ImagingBiz, June 24, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Bobby Katoli, imagingBIZ, Kevin McDonough, Publications

Overcoming Reimbursement Hurdles for Single-site and Multi-platform Imaging Operators
By Clinton Flume, CVA and Greg Henderson
ImagingBiz, April 15, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Clinton Flume, Greg Henderson, imagingBIZ, Publications

Effects of the Most Recent Reimbursement Cuts to Diagnostic Imaging
By Eric Heath
ImagingBiz, March 18, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Eric Heath, imagingBIZ, Publications

How Does Physician Ownership Impact ASC Valuation?
Q&A With Aaron Murski
Becker’s ASC Review, April 4, 2014

Filed under: Aaron Murski, Articles, Becker’s ASC Review, Publications

Evaluating the Fair Market Value of Pay for Performance
By Jen Johnson, CFA and Alexandra Higgins
HFM Magazine, April 1, 2014

Filed under: Alexandra Higgins, Articles, Healthcare Financial Management, Jen Johnson, Manager Team, Publications

Financial Reporting of Not-For-Profit Affiliations – Understanding the Nuances
By Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV and Bridget Triepke, CPA
Health Value Insights 2014, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Bridget Triepke, Colin McDermott, Publications

Insurance Company Executives Healthcare Reform Comments
By William Teague
Becker’s CFO, March 14, 2014

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2012 Reflects Continued Slowing Growth in Healthcare Spending
By Colin Park
Health Value Insights 2014, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Colin Park, Manager Team, Publications

Hospital Valuations: Beware of Market Approach “Rules of Thumb”
By Corey Palasota, CFA
Health Value Insights 2014, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Corey Palasota, Manager Team, Publications

Imaging Reimbursement: What We Knew Then and What We Know Now
By Aaron Murski and Nick Taglioli
ImagingBiz, February 8, 2014

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Imaging’s 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform by Cat Vasko
Q&A With Todd Sorensen, CVA
ImagingBiz, January 14, 2014

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Publications, Todd J. Sorensen

Understanding the Difference Between In-Network and Out-of-Network ASC Transactions
by Vincent M. Kickirillo, CFA, CVA
Becker’s ASC Review, February 6, 2014

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Benchmarks in 2013 Imaging-center Finances and Operations
By Kevin McDonough, CFA and Bobby Katoli
ImagingBiz, Dec 14, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Bobby Katoli, imagingBIZ, Kevin McDonough, Publications

Public Company Reliance on Government Revenue Streams Must be Considered in Valuation
By Chance Sherer, CVA, and Taryn Witten
Becker’s Hospital Review, February 06, 2014

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Chance Sherer, Publications, Taryn Witten

Imaging’s 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform
Interview with Todd Sorensen, CVA
ImagingBiz, January 14, 2014

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Publications

Capturing Value Within the Horizon Using Accounting-Based Valuation
By Adam Portacci
NACVA Quick Read, January 30, 2014

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Five Risk Factors Affecting Multiples in Imaging-Center Acquisitions
By Eric Heath
ImagingBiz, November 11, 2013

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Publications

Structuring and Assessing the FMV of Work RVU Compensation Models
By Jonathan Helm, CVA
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 9

Filed under: Articles, Jonathan Helm, Publications

Uncovering Value by Divesting Non-Core Assets: A Strategic and Financial Impact
by Jim Rolfe, Partner and Jonathan Tyroch, Manager
Becker’s Hospital Review, November 13, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jim Rolfe, Jonathan Tyroch, Manager Team, Publications

Fair Market Value Versus Investment Value in Imaging: Understanding Standards
By William Teague
ImagingBiz, September 14, 2013

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Publications

2014 IRF Final Rule Overview
By Patrick M. Roberts
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 8

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Analysis of the Shrinking U.S. Federal Budget Deficit
By Colin Park
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 8

Filed under: Articles, Colin Park, Matthew Strother, Publications

Recent LTACH and Inpatient Rehabilitation Transaction Inactivity
By Chris Gauvin, CPA
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 8

Filed under: Articles, Chris Gauvin, Manager Team, Publications

Valuing a Portfolio of Hospitals: Do Unprofitable Hospitals Add to Portfolio Value?
By Elliott Jeter, CFA, CPA/ABV and Patrick M Roberts
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 8

Filed under: Articles, Elliott Jeter, Publications

Lack of Investment in Imaging Equipment Might Contribute to Accelerated Consolidation
By Colin McDermott, CFA and Corey Palasota
ImagingBiz, August 12, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Corey Palasota, imagingBIZ, Manager Team, Publications

Trends and Issues in JVs Between Health Systems and Imaging Center Companies
By Kevin McDonough, CFA and Colin Park
ImagingBiz, July, 14, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Colin Park, imagingBIZ, Kevin McDonough, Manager Team, Publications

Creating a Healthy Deal Environment in Hospital–Imaging Transactions
By Stephen Schulte
ImagingBiz, June 18, 2013

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Manager Team, Publications

How Healthy Is the ASC Transaction Market?
Q&A with Colin McDermott, Senior Manager, CFA, CPA/ABV, VMG Health
Becker’s ASC Review, June 10, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s ASC Review, Colin McDermott, Publications

Four Deal-breakers in Hospital Imaging Transactions and How to Avoid Them
By Clinton Flume
ImagingBiz, May 10, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Clinton Flume, Manager Team, Publications

What’s Your Practice Worth?
By Greg Koonsman, CFA, Senior Partner
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, May 2013

Filed under: Articles, Greg Koonsman, Publications

Assessing the Value of Radiologist Services with an Imaging Center Acquisition
By Jonathan Helm, CVA and Alexandra Higgins
Becker’s Hospital Review, May 8, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jonathan Helm, Publications

Radiology Alignment: Common Structures and the Value of Radiologists’ Services
By Jonathan Helm, CVA and Alexandra Higgins
ImagingBiz, April 12, 2013

Filed under: Alexandra Higgins, Articles, imagingBIZ, Jonathan Helm, Publications, Uncategorized

When is a Physician Compensation Valuation Out-of-Date?
By Jonathan Helm, CVA
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 3

Filed under: Articles, Jonathan Helm, Publications

Three Keys to Identifying and Quantifying Imaging Reimbursement Risk
By Matthew Strother and Justin Mowrey
ImagingBiz, March 10, 2013

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Manager Team, Matthew Strother, Publications

Long-Term Benefits of Regular Valuations for ASCs
Q&A With Aaron Murski, Senior Manager, VMG Health
Becker’s ASC Review, March 14, 2013

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MRI & CT Reimbursement Pushed Over the Fiscal Cliff
By Justin Mowrey
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 2

Filed under: Articles, Publications

Factors Spurring Physician Employment Trends in Employer – Sponsored Family Health Plans
By Clinton Flume
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 2

Filed under: Articles, Clinton Flume, Manager Team, Publications

Valuation Issues to Consider in Stacking Physician Services
By Ben Ulrich, AVA
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 2

Filed under: Articles, Ben Ulrich, Manager Team, Publications

Three Key Considerations for Streamlining Imaging-Center Acquisitions
By Chris Gauvin, CPA and Matt Strother
ImagingBiz, February 9, 2013

Filed under: Articles, imagingBIZ, Manager Team, Matthew Strother, Publications

ASC Reimbursement Trends: On the Up and Up
By Chance Sherer and Nikolaus Melder
Becker’s ASC Review, January 22, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s ASC Review, Chance Sherer, Manager Team, Publications

2013 Presents Radiation Therapy Providers with Several Headwinds
By Matt Strother
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Manager Team, Matthew Strother, Publications

The Fix is In: Implications of the Fiscal Cliff Deal
By Greg Henderson
Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Publications

Trends and FMV Considerations in Structuring On-Call Coverage Payments
By Ben Ulrich, AVA
PHA Pulse, Winter 2012

Filed under: Articles, Ben Ulrich, Manager Team, Publications

Five Guidelines for a Compliant Shared Savings Arrangement
By Alexandra Higgins
Compliance Today, January 2013

Filed under: Alexandra Higgins, Articles, Publications

Consumer-Driven Health Plans on the Rise
By Clinton Flume
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 19

Filed under: Articles, Clinton Flume, Manager Team, Publications

The State of the Imaging M&A Market
By Chris Gauvin, CPA
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 19

Filed under: Articles, Chris Gauvin, Manager Team, Publications

Healthcare Spending Projections: Can We Trust the Numbers?
Written by Colin Park
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 19

Filed under: Articles, Colin Park, Manager Team, Publications

Physician Group Practice Demonstration – Insight into the Future of ACOs
Written by Jennifer Brunkow, ASA, CPA/ABV/CFF
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 19

Filed under: Articles, Jennifer Brunkow, Manager Team, Publications

The Risks and Rewards of Setting Physician Compensation Internally
Written by Jen Johnson, CFA, Partner
Healthcare Financial Management Association, January 2, 2013

Filed under: Articles, Healthcare Financial Management, Jen Johnson, Publications

Correlating Industry Trends With Imaging-Center Value
Written by Elliott Jeter, Parter, and Colin McDermott, Senior Manager
imagingBIZ, December 17, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Elliott Jeter, imagingBIZ, Publications

The Physician Workforce: Trends in Physician Supply
Written by Ben Ulrich, Manager, AVA
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 18

Filed under: Articles, Ben Ulrich, Manager Team, Publications

Q3 Recap: The VMG Healthcare Services Index
Contributions by Patrick Roberts, Robert Timmons, and Taryn Witten
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 18

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Acute Care Hospital Industry: Asset Allocation Analysis
Written by Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 18

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Publications

Radnet Q3 2012 Earnings Summary
Written by Corey Palasota, CFA
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 18

Filed under: Articles, Publications

4 Factors Affecting ASC Valuation and Sales
Q&A with By Colin McDermott, Senior Manager, CFA, CPA/ABV, VMG Health
Becker’s ASC Review, November 30, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Publications

Commercially Reasonable – Whose Responsibility is it?
By Jen Johnson, Partner, CFA, VMG Health
HFM Magazine, October 2012

Filed under: Articles, Healthcare Financial Management, Jen Johnson, Publications

Radnet (NYSE: RDNT) Q2 2012 Earnings Summary
Written by Corey Palasota, Analyst
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 15

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Intellimarker Trends: Staffing Expenses and Efficiencies
Written by Chance Sherer, Manager
Becker’s ASC Review, October 1, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Chance Sherer, Manager Team, Publications

Silver Lining for Agile Freestanding Imaging Centers
Written by Matt Strother, Manager
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 15

Filed under: Articles, Manager Team, Matthew Strother, Publications

ASCs: Recent Trends and Transactions
Written by Chris Gauvin, Manager
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 15

Filed under: Articles, Chris Gauvin, Manager Team, Publications

Managed Care Companies: Past and Projected Effects of Health Care Reform and the Weak Economy
Written by Clinton Flume, Manager
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 15

Filed under: Articles, Clinton Flume, Manager Team, Publications

The Perils of the “Trend and Bend” (Part 1 of 3)
Written by Kevin Florenz, Director of Capital Asset Services
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 14
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Filed under: Articles, Kevin M. Florenz, Publications

5 Factors Spurring Physician Employment
Written by Ben Ulrich, Manager
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 14
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Filed under: Articles, Ben Ulrich, Manager Team, Publications

The Income Approach: Valuing Real Estate vs Valuing a Business
Written by John Trabold, Director of Real Estate Services, MAI
Becker’s Hospital Review
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Filed under: Articles, John S. Trabold III, Publications

Tax Amortization Benefit: Usage in Healthcare Transactions
Written by Stephan Peron, Partner, AVA
Health Value Insights 2012, Issue 14
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Filed under: Articles, Publications, Stephan Peron

Hospital Operators ACO Quotes: Lay the Groundwork, or Wait and See?
Written by Jennifer Brunkow, Manager
Becker’s Hospital Review, November 9, 2012
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Filed under: Articles, Manager Team, Publications

5 Year Valuation Comparison: VMG Index vs. S&P 500
Written by Sarina Hickey, Manager
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 13
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Filed under: Articles, Manager Team, Publications, Sarina Hickey

Physician-Owned Hospitals: A Tumultuous Past Has Given Rise to a Resilient Industry
Written by Kevin McDonough, Senior Manager, CFA
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 13
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How do Demographic Trends Affect Valuation Conclusions?

Written by Jonathan Tyroch, Manager

Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 13

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Surprisingly Positive Trends in Cardiology Physician Compensation
Written by Jonathan Helm, Manager, AVA
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 13
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CMS Proposed Changes to 2013 Physician Fee Schedule
Written by Thomas Warrington, Senior Manager, AVA
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 12
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Filed under: Articles, Publications, Thomas Warrington

3 Methods for Managing Concern in a Community Hospital Acquisition: Thoughts from VMG Health Managing Director, Jim Rolfe
Written by Kathleen Roney | July 27, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jim Rolfe, Publications

Practical Advice for Your Clients on Common FMV Issues
Written by Jonathan Helm, AVA, Manager, VMG Health
American Health Lawyers Fraud & Abuse Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 3, June 2012

Filed under: Articles, Jonathan Helm, Manager Team, Publications

Financial Drivers of ASC Success
Written by Vincent M. Kickirillo, Partner, and Sarina N. Hickey, Manager, VMG Health
SurgiStrategies, June 18, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Manager Team, Publications, Sarina Hickey, SURGIstrategies, Vincent M. Kickirillo

What’s Included and Not Included in Physician Compensation Survey Data?: Thoughts from VMG Health Manager, Jonathan Helm
Written by Bob Herman | June 13, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jonathan Helm, Manager Team, Publications

3 Core Benchmarks for Every Surgery Center: Q&A with VMG Health Manager, Chance Sherer
Written by Rachel Fields | May 29, 2012 | Becker’s ASC Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s ASC Review, Chance Sherer, Manager Team, Publications

Physician Compensation Survey Data – What’s Included and What’s Not Included?
Written by: Jonathan Helm, AVA, Manager
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 9

Filed under: Articles, Jonathan Helm, Manager Team, Publications, Uncategorized

4 Benchmarks That ASC Leaders Commonly Overlook: Q&A with VMG Health Manager, Chance Sherer
Written by Rachel Fields | May 15, 2012 | Becker’s ASC Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Chance Sherer, Manager Team, Publications

VMG Index 4th Quarter Review
Written by Elliott Jeter, CFA, CPA/ABV & Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 8

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Elliott Jeter, Publications

5 Fundamentals for a Physician Practice Valuation: Thoughts from VMG Health Managers, Clinton Flume and Chris Gauvin
Written by Kathleen Roney | May 09, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Chris Gauvin, Clinton Flume, Manager Team, Publications

The Impact of Industry Trends on Imaging-Center Valuation
Written by C. Elliott Jeter, CFA, CPA/ABV, and Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV, VMG Health
ImagingBiz, April 14, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Elliott Jeter, imagingBIZ, Publications

Create a Compliant On-Call Payment Model
By Jen Johnson, Partner, VMG Health
HCPro, March 1, 2009

Filed under: Articles, Jen Johnson, Publications

3 Steps to Navigate Through the Corporate Practice of Medicine
By Jennifer Brunkow, ASA, CPA/ABV/CFF, Manager, VMG Health | March 26, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jennifer Brunkow, Manager Team, Publications

How to Avoid Mistakes in a Physician Acquisition: Q&A With Chris Gauvin of VMG Health
By Kathleen Roney | March 20, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

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6 Best Practices to Streamline a Physician Practice Valuation: Interview with Chris Gauvin of VMG Health
By Kathleen Roney | March 14, 2012 | Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review

Filed under: Articles, Chris Gauvin, Manager Team, Publications

4 Tips on Reducing the Frustrations of the FMV Process for Physician Service Agreements
Written by Jonathan Helm, Manager, AVA, VMG Health
Becker’s Hospital Review, March 5, 2012

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Jonathan Helm, Manager Team, Publications

ASC Transaction Growth to Continue in 2012: Q&A With Aaron Murski of VMG Health
By Rachel Fields | January 18, 2012 | Becker’s ASC Review

Filed under: Aaron Murski, Articles, Becker’s ASC Review

Factors Driving Hospital Valuation: Q&A with Colin McDermott of VMG Health
By Kathleen Roney | February 13, 2012 | Becker’s Hospital Review

Filed under: Articles, Becker’s Hospital Review, Colin McDermott

Using Financial Metrics to Measure Performance
Written by Aaron Murski, Senior Manager, VMG Health
SurgiStrategies, March 2012

Filed under: Aaron Murski, Articles, SURGIstrategies

VMG Index 3rd Quarter Review
Written by Elliott Jeter, CFA, CPA/ABV & Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV
Health Value Insights, 2012, Issue 1

Filed under: Articles, Colin McDermott, Elliott Jeter

Valuation of Imaging Centers: 2012 Outlook
Interview With Kevin McDonough, Senior Manager, VMG Health
By Greg Thompson | January 14, 2012 | ImagingBiz

Filed under: Articles, Kevin McDonough, Publications

Valuing an Out-of-Network Center in 2012: Thoughts from VMG Health’s Kevin McDonough
By Abby Callard | January 12, 2012 | Becker’s ASC Review

Filed under: Articles, Kevin McDonough, Publications

The Sunshine Provision, Fair Market Value and Compensating KOLs
Written by Jen Johnson, Partner, VMG Health
Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor, December 2011

Filed under: Articles, Jen Johnson, Publications