News

12/17/2014

Surgeon General Confirmed

Vivek Murthy was confirmed as surgeon general on Dec. 15 by a Senate vote of 51 to 43. Murthy was nominated more than a year and a half ago but his nomination stalled due to concerns about his experience and opposition from the gun lobby.

Staying Independent and In Control
8/19/2014

Staying Independent and In Control

​It’s widely recognized that the hospital landscape has profoundly changed in the last 10 years due to extensive hospital consolidations. The rise in local hospital systems and the drop in independent community hospitals through mergers and acquisitions have dramatically shifted the makeup of the hospital sector.

7/7/2014

Hemminger Joins Austin Office of Lancaster Pollard

Kyle Hemminger has joined the Austin office of the specialty investment banking and mortgage banking firm Lancaster Pollard as vice president.  He will be responsible for clients in Central and West Texas, including the cities of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and El Paso, and will oversee the structuring and funding of health care project financings for hospitals and senior living providers in the region. Previously, he was a senior associate at the firm’s headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

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6/5/2014

Lancaster Pollard to supplement growth plan with acquisitions

Columbus Business First reporter Evan Weese interviewed CEO Tom Green on the firm's overall growth and expansion of M&A services for senior living providers.

Bond Market: Lack of Supply, High Demand Creating Opportunities
4/23/2014

Bond Market: Lack of Supply, High Demand Creating Opportunities

Did you miss the boat to refinance or fund a new capital project at close to record low, tax-exempt interest rates?


How Hospitals Are Shifting Resources Post-ACA
4/22/2014

How Hospitals Are Shifting Resources Post-ACA

Health care reform has caused a seismic shift in the U.S. health care landscape. The aftershocks continue to be far reaching—toppling long-standing paradigms and causing hospitals to reevaluate how they currently operate.

Tax-Exempt Status: From Charitable Care to Community Benefit
2/27/2014

Tax-Exempt Status: From Charitable Care to Community Benefit

Nonprofit hospitals are in a new era of compliance, with reporting obligations now inextricably tied to an organization’s tax-exempt status. Two recent notices from the IRS attempt to provide more clarity for hospital leadership.