Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy is an increasingly more common consideration for those undertaking healthcare M&A or capital investments, according to attorneys with Husch Blackwell. The nature of healthcare poses unique ESG risks in terms of community impact and involvement, retention in the workforce, and environmentally friendly buildings and medical supplies. As ESG concerns continue to become more important to investors and acquirors — and as government regulations increasingly necessitate movements towards ESG-friendly business practices — both for-profit and non-profit entities in the healthcare industry need to ensure that proper ESG standards are maintained. Read more.
The court overseeing Montebello, CA-based Beverly Community Hospital's bankruptcy case has approved an asset purchase agreement with Adventist Health White Memorial.
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