The Wall Street Journal reports this week that UnitedHealth Group is among the companies taking a hard look at Tenet Healthcare’s Frisco-based Conifer Health Solutions. Tenet has been dangling its healthcare management subsidiary on the open market since December, although it has maintained it might choose to keep the division. It accounts for about $1.6 billion in revenue—about eight percent of Tenet’s total—but has been a bright spot for the company amid recent cuts and restructuring. The WSJ says Conifer could fetch $2 billion or more from an acquisition.
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Conifer Health Solutions, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp., has agreed to acquire InforMed Health Care Solutions. It expects the company to contribute more than $50 million in incremental annual revenue to Conifer. An information management and services company based in Annapolis, Md., InforMed has 230 clients in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest, more than 300 employees, extensive healthcare data, and proprietary technology. The acquisition will supplement Conifer Health’s existing suite of business process management solutions by providing additional population health management capabilities, expanding Conifer’s service offerings and accelerating their time to market. “We are very excited to be adding… Full Story