In USHMS , Due diligence is a necessary step in a transaction. Whether the transaction involves a hospital acquisition of a practice or another hospital, the same general principles apply in effectively and efficiently conducting due diligence. The first step should be to develop a robust due diligence checklist.

The checklist should comprise 10 crucial categories:-

  • Legal Matters
  • Financial Matters
  • Indebtedness
  • Assests
  • Regulatory Matters
  • Environmental Matters
  • Contracts
  • Employee Matters
  • Insurance
  • Litigation