By Healthcare Practice Leaders | December 01, 2017

Healthcare is Ripe for Investment—and Risk: Fall BDO Knows Healthcare Newsletter

Our Fall 2017 BDO Knows Healthcare Newsletter takes the healthcare industry’s pulse with features on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new Software PreCert Pilot Program, what providers and investors need to know when it comes to cyber risk and more.


By Rachel Laureno | November 06, 2017

5 Indicators of Where Healthcare is Headed: As Seen from Inside the Beltway

At the Washington Business Journal’s recent Hospital CEO Summit in Washington, four healthcare leaders from Sibley Memorial Hospital, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, Children’s National Health System and George Washington University Hospital offered their insight...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | October 30, 2017

Taking the Temperature of Healthcare M&A Activity

Despite 21 megadeals, healthcare M&A levels declined slightly in the first half of 2017. Still, there’s reason for optimism ahead as strategic and private equity buyers alike are in a strong position to move in attractive sectors. Read on for 1H 2017 healthcare and life...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | October 23, 2017

Podcast: Hospital-Community Collaboration in the Value-Based Care Environment

Adam Cole and Patrick Pilch joined our friends at New York Nonprofit Media to discuss the benefits of collaboration between hospitals and community service care providers. With a changing healthcare industry, collaboration is key to lowering costs and improving patient outcomes.


By Patrick Pilch | October 04, 2017

On Your Mark, Get Set, Collect Data: Are Providers Ready for Oct. 2 MIPS Deadline?

For Medicare providers complying with MACRA (the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015)’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) through the MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) track, they must now begin collecting performance data on the 2017 care they have...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | September 19, 2017

Designing a Consumer-Centric Telehealth Experience

A confluence of technology advances makes now the time for healthcare organizations to embrace telehealth as part of long-term strategies. Our latest blog explains the key pillars of a consumer-centric execution plan.


By Laura Kalick | August 17, 2017

IRS Revokes Hospital’s Tax-Exempt Status, Shedding Light on Section 501(r) Compliance Concerns

Earlier this month, the IRS released a letter revoking the tax-exempt status of a hospital for noncompliance with section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code. Why? The hospital failed to conduct a community health needs assessment. Tax-exempt hospitals, read this as a...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | August 10, 2017

How Blockchain Could Solve Healthcare’s Interoperability Problem: BDO Knows Healthcare Newsletter

Healthcare faces a changing competitive landscape and a reimbursement shift to episode-based bundles, driving new measurements of “value” and creating an interoperability problem in the process. Blockchain could be the solution. The Summer 2017 BDO Knows Healthcare Newsletter...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | August 07, 2017

Watch: 6 Things to Know About Healthcare’s Cyber Threat Landscape

Businesses stand to lose $400 billion globally from ransomware. For healthcare, though, the costs are greater: On average, each breach costs about $7 million—and human safety is on the line. Watch as BDO’s John Riggi and Patrick Pilch discuss the industry’s cyber threat...