ASD Healthcare is now AmerisourceBergen specialty distribution
As part of the next phase of our evolution, the ASD Healthcare brand will be streamlined as AmerisourceBergen’s specialty distribution capabilities. This change does not impact ordering or contracting.

Mergers and Acquisitions and the Health System Pharmacy

By ASD Healthcare

As hospitals and health systems navigate the transition to value-based care, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity across the country continues to accelerate. In 2016 alone, 102 hospital mergers took place, a three percent increase over 2015.1 Propelled by market competition, reform-driven financial challenges and regulatory pressure, healthcare providers are using M&A to consolidate hospitals and form large health systems that deliver economies of scale and a broader service footprint.