Before the pandemic, a 2020 report from MedPAC found that 90% of hospital markets would be deemed highly concentrated by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) standards. Consolidation can help suppliers focus on the most successful supply chains within the supply market. This session will focus on the mergers and acquisitions of health systems, the mergers and acquisitions of manufacturers/distributors, the growing market share of Regional Purchasing Groups, and entrants and partnerships.
1. Investigate the mergers and acquisitions of health systems and manufacturers/distributors.
2. Identify the growing market share of regional purchasing groups.
3. Identify new market entrants and partnerships.
4. Evaluate hospital market consolidation trends.