Partnerships: Mergers, Affiliations and Ventures


Sweeping changes across the healthcare industry have resulted in an accelerated pace of collaboration and integration among traditional and non-traditional partners. A diverse array of partnership models is being employed to achieve the goals of sponsor organizations. Today’s landscape demands a new way of thinking as the rationale for partnerships broadens.

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  • R. Christopher Regan

    R. Christopher Regan
    Managing Director
    R. Christopher Regan is a founding partner and Managing Director of The Chartis Group. He is a leader of the firm’s Strategy practice with a particular focus on health system strategy and mergers and affiliations within academic health centers and regional health systems.

  • Keith Dickey

    Keith Dickey
    Keith Dickey has more than 18 years of experience providing strategic and financial advisory services to a broad range of healthcare organizations including: integrated delivery systems, academic medical centers, hospitals, provider-sponsored managed care organizations, senior care facilities, clinical laboratories and medical equipment companies.

  • Peter Shorett

    Peter Shorett
    Peter Shorett is a Director with The Chartis Group. For more than a decade, he has worked with the nation's top health systems and physician groups leading numerous consulting engagements. Mr. Shorett's areas of expertise include: enterprise strategy, partnerships and affiliations, network development, economic alignment and operational improvement.