Tag: patient financing

With Healthcare Mergers Squeezing Competition, Patients Feel the Pinch

We know last year was a tremendous year for mergers and acquisitions in healthcare. One study by Kaufman Hall found that the number of mergers increased by 13% in 2017 compared to 2016, with twice as many “big-ticket” mergers last year. Many claim these mergers are good for the industry, particularly in terms of cost-savings. … Continue reading “With Healthcare Mergers Squeezing Competition, Patients Feel the Pinch”

ClearBalance Consumerism Study Finds Patients Seek Affordable Healthcare Financing

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2016 – Healthcare is a big-ticket expense that requires long-term financing, according to 91 percent of patients/consumers responding to the ClearBalance® Healthcare Consumerism study. Now in its second year, the Healthcare Consumerism study measures awareness, satisfaction and loyalty with the ClearBalance consumer-friendly loan program. It also measures patients’ use of the program and … Continue reading “ClearBalance Consumerism Study Finds Patients Seek Affordable Healthcare Financing”