Healthcare Management Partners (HMP), acting as the court-appointed receiver, has closed the sale of substantially all assets pertaining to two Alabama-based senior care facilities (Cullman ALF Group, LLC and Decatur ALF Group, LLC) which were placed in receivership in January of 2018, by the United States District Court for the District of Northern Alabama after actions taken by the indenture trustees. HMP decided to utilize a stalking horse auction, an approach they have become experienced at executing successfully to the benefit of stakeholders, to maximize returns on the sale of the two facilities. HMP team members involved in the work included Derek Pierce, Lauren Douglas, Tyler Brasher, Anthony Jordan, and Ward Tishler. Read the full article at ABL Advisor.


Healthcare Management Partners, LLC (HMP), a leading turnaround and consulting firm specializing in supporting healthcare organizations facing financial challenges, has announced the promotion of four key professionals at the company’s Nashville-based headquarters. The promotions are Tyler Brasher as Director, Lauren Douglas as Director, Anthony Jordan as Senior Associate, and Ward Tishler as Senior Associate. “Tyler, Lauren, Anthony and Ward all play imperative roles in helping us to provide our services across our national footprint,” said Derek Pierce, managing director at HMP. “We’re excited to recognize them for their good work and look forward to their increasing roles within our firm as we work to help healthcare organizations expertly manage increasing industry challenges.”


HMP Managing Director Ronald Winters has been published by the prestigious American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal. The American Bankruptcy Institute is a multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization devoted to bankruptcy issues. ABI has more than 12,000 members, representing all facets of the insolvency field. Winter’s article addressing inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and their vulnerability to financial distress can be found in ABI Journal, Vol. XXXVII, No. 12, December 2018. The article was supported by Modern Healthcare Metrics and HMP Director Daniel Evans. To read an online copy, take the following link:

HMP Adds Claire Roebuck as Senior Associate

Healthcare Management Partners, LLC (HMP), a leading turnaround and consulting firm specializing in supporting healthcare organizations facing financial challenges, has announced the addition of Claire Roebuck as Senior Associate. Said Derek Pierce, managing director at HMP, “Claire has garnered high-level executive experience working within large hospital systems throughout the Southeast. Her skillset will immediately aid clients seeking financial and operational improvements to facilitate a turnaround. We are excited to welcome her to the team.”

Roebuck has over six years of healthcare management experience, specializing in healthcare strategy and planning, business analysis, and health system operations. See her full bio here.

Scott Phillips Relocates to Washington, D.C., Opening New HMP Office

Phillips is relocated from Philadelphia, P.A. to D.C. effective September 1st. From there he will continue to serve HMP clients across the nation. “As healthcare faces increasing challenges, we thought it would be strategically important to maintain a presence in our Nation’s capitol, which has an ever important role in deciding the industry’s future,” said Phillips, Managing Director and founder of HMP. “From D.C. I’ll keep a close eye on the policy that will impact healthcare organizations, while continuing to serve clients across the U.S.”

HMP Launches Modern Healthcare Metrics

Modern Healthcare Metrics, a joint venture leveraging the strength and integrity of Modern Healthcare and Healthcare Management Partners (HMP), has launched. Modern Healthcare Metrics is a proprietary subscription service that delivers insight into the financial and strategic position of healthcare facilities into the hands of anyone who needs to think analytically about investment in the delivery of care. Modern Healthcare Metrics will fundamentally change the way business is done in the industry by enhancing healthcare executives with the ability to make more informed, evidence-based decisions. See the full announcement release by clicking this link.

Managing Director Ronald Winters Weighs In On Upcoming CMS Changes

HMP Managing Director Ron Winters was proud to present at iiBIG in Nashville at its 11th Annual “Investment and M&A Opportunities in HEALTHCARE.” Winters took part in the “Distressed & Turnaround Opportunities in Healthcare Roundtable” where he focused his remarks on selected areas of CMS reimbursement focus. To an audience of leading healthcare entrepreneurs, investors and deal-makers, he outlined case-by-case CMS’s upcoming changes to reimbursement in ambulatory surgical centers, post-acute settings, and “low value” physician care. Look for Winters’ findings from this conference to be shared in more depth soon.

HMP and Waller Discuss Key Benefits of a Stalking Horse Sale

A stalking horse sale can be an efficient and effective way to monetize distressed collateral. HMP Managing Director Derek Pierce collaborates with partners from Waller, Lansden, Dortch, & Davis to discuss the benefits and best practices of a stalking horse sale.

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HMP Partner Scott Phillips Discusses HCA interest in Mission Health

Scott Phillips, Managing Director for Healthcare Management Partners, discusses how Mission Health’s strong local market position creates interest in the 6-hospital system by an industry leader.

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HMP Leads Sale of Nine Senior Care Facilities

Healthcare Management Partners (HMP) Leads Successful Sale of Nine Senior Care Facilities Through ‘Stalking Horse’ Auctions

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