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10 ways private equity investors evaluate addiction treatment centers

February 13, 2017  |  Ron Lebow and Kelly M. Hagemann

The first priority for an equity investor is to perform the diligence necessary to uncover problem areas and ensure a return on investment.

REIT transactions offer treatment centers source of capital

December 14, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The benefit of selling to a REIT is that the deal unlocks the equity that’s been built up in the treatment center's real estate.

CEO says providers can thrive if they heed history

September 28, 2016  |  Gary Enos, Editor

A keynote at the Moments of Change conference offered a prominent addiction field leader's advice to study history and not repeat mistakes of the past.

Follow the money in behavioral healthcare

August 30, 2016  |  Ed Jones, PhD

Private equity investors are putting a great deal of time, effort and money into figuring out how to transform the behavioral healthcare industry, and our industry leaders must match that, in terms of time and effort, if not money.

N.J. treatment center employees make rare move to unionize

July 26, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

More than 100 clinical and non-clinical employees at Sunrise House have voted to unionize, but experts say unions are unlikely to become widespread.

Q1 saw continued revenue increases

May 12, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Publicly traded behavioral healthcare companies noted 2016 first quarter revenue increases as well as acquisition activity.

Rosecrance at 100

May 2, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

CEO Philip Eaton has seen an evolution in attitudes toward behavioral health as well as new opportunities to serve the changing needs of patients.

5 ways to modernize the business side of your business

April 29, 2016  |  Brian Albright

Mental health and substance abuse treatment service providers are under new competitive pressures that are forcing them to address business and operational challenges in ways that they haven’t before.

Addiction treatment is booming and under-regulated

April 6, 2016  |  Harry Nelson, JD

Unfortunately, state regulators haven't gotten the memo on industry growth and were caught short-handed in policing all of the new market entrants—especially in addiction treatment hot spots, such as California and Florida.

Allscripts and Netsmart combine forces

March 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and private investment firm GI Partners announced the acquisition of Netsmart in a joint venture that creates a company with $250 million in annual revenue.

Growth trend continued in Q4 of 2015

February 26, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Here's a roundup of 2015 earnings reports for Acadia, American Addiction Centers and Universal Health Services. Acquisitions and new growth after a potential change to the IMD exclusion were key issues.

Avoid these 6 financial mistakes in the era of accountable care

February 15, 2016  |  Brian Albright

Cost management and quality outcomes will be critical for treatment centers that hope to stay in the black under new value-based reimbursement arrangements.


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