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Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s faculty train the next generation of pediatricians, scientists and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research. Learn more at

BDO’s financial due diligence team includes 23 partners and over 165 staff across the country and over 90,000 global personnel. Per MergerMarket’s league tables, BDO acted as the buy- or sell-side financial diligence advisor on more deals in calendar year 2020 than any other accounting or consulting firm. Together with the BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation, BDO provides seamless tax, assurance, and advisory services as “one firm” with deep healthcare experience and data-driven insights.

Scioto Properties helps care and service providers across the country secure real estate, close on mergers and acquisitions, and overcome capital limitations. Since 1999, they have been the national leader in housing for people with disabilities. They move the burden and pain of real estate so providers can focus on what matters most: helping people live healthy, independent, and fulfilled lives.

Equity is a full-service commercial real estate company that provides complete, professional development, construction, brokerage, property management, and asset management services. With 9 office locations, the firm serves clients and handles transactions nationwide.

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Fuse, an innovation engine and product development center at Cardinal Health, is reimagining and redefining healthcare delivery through enhanced technology solutions empowered by human-centered design, digital transformation and an agile, collaborative approach to product development. Fuse is on a mission to establish Cardinal Health as a leader in healthcare technology by powering the evolution of commercial technologies and sparking the creation of new digital delivery models that improve the patient experience, drive better outcomes and lower the cost of care.

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Benesch is known for providing highly sophisticated legal services to national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies, as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, and not-for-profit organizations.

Medic Management Group is a team of highly experienced professionals who are passionate about helping companies in the medical field navigate the ins and outs of the healthcare business. Simply put, we handle the business of healthcare so our clients can focus on what they do best – leadership and patient care. As a one-stop solution for healthcare management, our knowledge is deep and wide — covering everything from revenue cycle optimization to practice management. Our cutting-edge solutions are always customized around each client’s specific situation and goals. And we do more than advise. We also roll up our sleeves and help you implement any operational changes we might recommend. Most importantly, we work quickly and nimbly and are respectful stewards of your investment with us.

For 40 years, we’ve worked at the intersection of health care and information technology to connect people and systems around the world. We use the latest technology to create solutions that let communities and people engage in their own health. Whether they are supporting the clinical, financial or operational areas of a hospital or health system, our tools are designed to work for today and think for tomorrow.

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Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP (ACT) is an accounting and advisory firm that provides our health care clients access to a broad array of revenue enhancement solutions. Our clients range in size from independent physician practices to large hospital systems and post-acute care facilities. In addition to traditional accounting services, we provide specialized services, such as medical physician billing and credentialing, revenue cycle optimization consulting, payor contract management, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement consulting, accounting outsourcing, even technology and cyber security solutions. ACT continues to grow with nearly 300 team members, 32 partners, and eight offices within Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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Aver is the industry’s leading provider of comprehensive analytics, network services, and administrative capabilities. Our sole focus is value-based healthcare. They are committed to better outcomes for the entire healthcare community.

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Brennan, Manna & Diamond (“BMD”) was founded in 2000 with the goal of combining highly skilled, talented attorneys with practical experience in business matters to create a new way to provide legal and business services to its clients. BMD’s access to a network of successful business entrepreneurs, consultants and developers allows for innovative solutions, symbiotic partnerships and sound legal and business advice for our clients. With over 70 attorneys in eight offices – BMD follows its mission to Listen, Solve and Empower for clients of all types and sizes in numerous industry sectors nationwide.

Canton & Company is a growth and innovation services firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. Guided by a dual commitment to accelerating the industry transition to a market-based health economy and creating sustainable success for its clients, Canton & Company inspires change through innovation, with particular emphasis on consumer-centric, smart health markets. We do this by fast-tracking client growth through a diversified suite of offerings that includes strategy, go-to-market, and performance services, along with innovation and venture solutions, using our powerful network of industry change-makers to connect clients with the right tools, partners, talent, and capital for sustainable success.

Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. With more than 475 lawyers serving clients from 19 offices across the United States and Canada, our attorneys cover over 40 practice areas and industries. We have a proud history of diversity and inclusion, client service, and a longstanding tradition of excellence. Our lawyers are sophisticated, versatile, and accessible, providing practical advice while vigorously advocating to achieve our clients’ objectives. While our nationally-recognized practices stand on equal footing with some of the country’s largest law firms, we pride ourselves in offering top-tier service at competitive rates.

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has a nationwide team of more than 725 attorneys who are trusted advisers to Fortune 500 companies, institutions, associations, governments, professional firms and individuals. Clients count on Dinsmore to provide a broad range of high-quality, commercial and cost-effective advice. The firm prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion in all facets of its business, as reflected in Dinsmore’s commitment to pro bono work and community service.

Hylant serves as a premier healthcare insurance brokerage, offering complete risk management services to over a thousand clients in every sector of the Healthcare Industry. Founded in 1935, Hylant has grown for over 85 years by fostering deep relationships that allow us to provide exceptional coverage and service to clients.

Kegler Brown is one of the most consistently recognized law firms in Ohio due to its high-quality legal work, uniquely responsive client service and value among clients. Founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 1964, the firm’s lawyers serve clients locally, nationally and globally. Widely known for its collection of highly specialized niche practice areas, including medical marijuana & hemp, construction law, mediation and arbitration, international business law, franchising, healthcare regulation and health information technology, privacy and data security, and others, the firm practices generally in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate and tax law, commercial litigation and government relations.

LBMC has the experience and comprehensive solutions to help with your business challenges. With an industry that is ever-changing like healthcare, your organization deserves optimized processes that allow you to focus on what matters most. Our comprehensive selection of healthcare business solutions and resources has helped a range of clients, from multi-billion-dollar health systems to start-up practices and private equity groups. In addition to traditional audit, tax, and accounting services, we also provide healthcare consulting, reimbursement, security compliance and strategic business services. Our dedicated team of specialists brings unprecedented knowledge to your organization’s unique needs.

Park National Bank is family of community banking teams that delivers an exceptional breadth and depth of resources to our customers. Offering a full range of accounts, loans, retirement plans, and banking services to healthcare businesses, we give our customers a style of banking and financing they find unique and valuable. We take a hands-on, personalized approach to service and invest deeply in the places we live and work. While many financial institutions offer similar services, our commitment to serving customers with integrity and personal service has led to relationships that last generations.

Focusing on the middle market, RSM US provides integrated transaction advisory, tax, assurance and consulting services. Our work with nearly 3,000 health care organizations gives us a deep understanding of the key trends impacting the industry. In addition, we have performed due diligence on well over 2,500 deals in the past five years, more than 300 of which were health care and life sciences transactions. This in-depth knowledge provides our private equity and strategic buyer clients with industry-specific due diligence considerations.

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Seven Hills Capital is an operator centric private equity platform, focused exclusively on opportunities within healthcare services. Founded by former operators, Seven Hills believes in building long-term businesses through collaboration with all stakeholders.

Szura & Delonis is a trusted and experienced Michigan-based health care law firm. They assist health care providers, entities and organizations navigating the labyrinth of regulations governing the health care sector. Szura & Delonis is dedicated to providing quality legal services based on rapidly evolving health care laws and regulations.  Moreover, their experience provides valuable real-world insight for providers and entities facing such complex legal issues.  As attorneys and counselors, Szura & Delonis represents clients with acquisitions, mergers and other transactions as well as any administrative or litigation challenges they may encounter.

Ventech Solutions is a technology and healthcare solutions provider that leads and manages some of the most significant technology transformation initiatives for the public sector empowering government agencies to achieve their mission. The world of technology is ever-changing and complex—and we’re at the leading edge of the evolution. We’re helping our clients in the federal and healthcare sector with technological advancements that push their mission forward by leveraging emerging technologies to deliver a wide range of enterprise services including cloud modernization, infrastructure, data, security and service integration support. It’s our expertise of balancing speed and efficiency to solve some of the world’s most mission critical challenges. Through innovative solutions, emerging technologies and creative thinking, we deliver high-impact, high-quality results. Our partnerships with technology companies such as AWS and ServiceNow offer the highest-performing platforms and products. As a trusted partner to our clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Defense Health Agency, we’re proud to be implementing solutions that enable improvements in our U.S. healthcare system.