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Vedder Thinking | Articles Ethan Rii and Caitlin Podbielski Co-Author Article for AANS Neurosurgeon Newsletter


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Shareholder Ethan Rii and associate Caitlin Podbielski recently co-authored the article, “Expect the Expected: Contracting for and Navigating Health System Affiliations” in the June edition of The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Neurosurgeon. The article focuses on the various vehicles for affiliation in the modern health care market, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, joint operating agreements and clinical co-management agreements, among others. Mr. Rii and Ms. Podbielski discuss how each type of transaction at the facility level can impact physicians and the negotiation tips physicians should consider should any administrative-level decisions based on business objectives and resource allocations arise.

To read the article, originally published in AANS Neurosurgeon, please click here.

This article first appeared in the June 2016 issue of AANS Neurosurgeon Newsletter (Vol. 25, No. 2) and is reproduced by kind permission of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.