10 healthcare deals that made headlines this year

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Some healthcare companies are trying out “strategic” partnerships that allow two organizations to maintain some level of independence while also growing together. (Getty Images/FS-Stock)

"Merger-mania" continues to be the name of the game in the healthcare industry. 

Healthcare’s thirst for wheeling and dealing has yet to be slaked, though some companies are trying out new approaches to traditional mergers and acquisitions by trying “strategic” partnerships that allow two organizations to maintain some level of independence while also growing together. 

recent report from Kaufman Hall found that even as deal values rose in the second quarter of 2019, more healthcare companies are pursuing these new alternative arrangements. Experts don’t expect that trend to change, either. 

In this special report, we look back at some of the deals that have captured headlines so far this year.