David L. Schreiner, Ph.D.
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Original post on HealthLeaders By Jay Asser, January 26,2024 When it comes to patient care, the choice is clear, says David Schreiner. KEY TAKEAWAYS In the United States, at least 386 hospitals have been acquired by private equity firms, with 34% of all private equity-owned hospitals...

Assessing the impact of private equity ownership on rural hospitals

Originally published on DOTmed HealthCare Business News by Gus Iversen, Editor in Chief, January 25, 2024 For better or worse, private equity investment is playing an increasingly central role in healthcare. Dr. David L. Schreiner president of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon, IL, and author...

The Impact of Private Equity Firms on Rural Hospitals: A Call for Reform

Originally published on Medriva By Mason Walker Recent studies have sparked discussions around the role of private equity firms in the acquisition of hospitals and the subsequent impact on patient outcomes. These findings have particularly underscored the potential threat to the independence of rural hospitals...

‘The current model doesn’t work’: Illinois hospital CEO on private equity hospital acquisition

Originally published on Becker's Hospital Review. Written By: Madeline Ashley As more hospitals continue to be picked up by private equity firms, recent studies have tied these acquisitions to adverse patient outcomes.  "I'm concerned by rural hospitals that are scooped up by anyone that threatens their independence and their...
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