Positioning Urgent Care Practices for Successful Hospital Affiliations

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How does a practice differentiate itself – make it attractive to a hospital system – and become affiliated with them?

Hospital systems and provider organizations have taken notice of the 8,000+ urgent care clinics in the United States. Many have created partnerships and affiliate relationships to fill a critical gap in their healthcare ecosystems, demonstrating a unique and distinct predisposition to buy versus build. The answer can be found by looking at each of the deals in this business analysis to understand the dynamics that are driving decision-making on the part of the hospital system and provider organization