Recent Articles

Books and Articles:

BVR's Guide to Healthcare Valuation, edited by Cindy Eddins Collier and Mark Dietrich, published in November 2008 by Business Valuation Resources, Portland, Oregon.

"The Government Investment in Health Care Information Technology in the U.S.: Opportunities and Risks for Equipment Leasing and Finance," by Cindy Eddins Collier, MHA, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CMPE, CPHIT. ELT Magazine, May-June 2010.

"Benchmarking Physician Performance: Part 2," by David A. Collier, Ph.D., Cindy Eddins Collier, MHA, MSA, CPA, ABV, CVA, CMPE and Thomas M. Kelly, MHA, CMPE, Journal of Medical Practice Management, March/April 2006 issue.

"Health Care Information Technology in the U.S.: Opportunities and Risks for Equipment Leasing and Finance," by Cindy Eddins Collier, MHA, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CMPE, CPHIT. A report sponsored by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, March 2010.

"Benchmarking Physician Performance: Part 1," by David A. Collier, Ph.D., Cindy Eddins Collier, MHA, MSA, CPA, ABV, CVA, CMPE and Thomas M. Kelly, MHA, CMPE, Journal of Medical Practice Management, January/February 2006.

Long-Term Trends in Health Care And Their Implications for the Leasing Industry, report by Cindy Eddins Collier and Richard D. Crawford, , August 2005.

"A Review of the 2005 Stocks, Bonds, Bills and Inflation Yearbook: Valuation Edition by Ibbotson Associates," National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts Valuation Examiner, July – August 2005.

"Essential Tools for Valuation," CPA Expert, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Summer 2005.

Editorial Board, Medical Management Advisor, Windsor Professional Information, San Diego, CA. 2002 - 2005 .

"Gold Medal Success Story: Piedmont HealthCare, PA: Better Performer in Profitability and Cost for Four Years," Medical Group Management Association Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups: 2002 Report Based on 2001 Data, published 2003, by the Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, Colorado.

Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups 2002, contributing author, published by the Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, CO, 2002.

"A Review of the 2002 Stocks, Bonds, Bills and Inflation Yearbook: Valuation Edition by Ibbotson Associates," National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts Valuation Examiner May-June 2002.

Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups 2001, contributing author, published by the Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, CO, 2001.

"The conversion of nonprofit health care organizations to for-profit entities: An important role for business valuation professionals," Business Valuation Update, Vol. 3, No. 6, June 1997, pages 1-2.

"Impact of Managed Care on Valuing Your Practice," Chiropractic Economics, January/February 1996, Volume 38, Number 4, pages 28-30, 46.

"Medical Practice Valuation," Proceedings for The Fifth National Managed Care Forum, The American Society for Healthcare Planning and Marketing, American Hospital Association, February 28, 1995.

"Valuation of Medical Practices," Healthcare News, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Columbus, Ohio, Winter 1995.

"Medical Practice Valuation," Changing Medical Delivery Systems: Physician Strategies, Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, Columbus, Ohio, December 3, 1994.

"Stark II Update for Physicians," Healthcare News, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Columbus, Ohio, Fall 1994.

"Health Care Quality Based Contracting" with Robert W. McAdams, MBA, JD, Proceedings for the 47th Annual Quality Congress, May 24-26, 1993, American Society for Quality Control(ASQC), in Boston, Massachusetts.

Quotations in Business Publications:

"Healthcare valuation: Opportunities & pitfalls to consider" January 7, 2009 | www.BVResources.com | Issue 76-1

Mike Norbut, "Start early to groom doctors as group leaders," AMNews,. Dec. 26, 2005.

Watson, John, "Benchmarking: Useful in measuring a practice's performance," Endocrine today: Clinical News on Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders, February 2003.

Watson, John, "Benchmarking: A useful instrument for measuring performance and improvement," Hem/Onc today: Clinical News in Hematology and Oncology, February 2003.

Business Reference Guide 2000 - 2006, Health Care Industry Experts, Business Brokerage Press.

Shannon Pratt's Business Valuation Update, January 2001, "AICPA BV Conference highlights."


Alumni Connections, Autumn 2000, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, page 3-4, "Alumni Spotlight."

American College of Physicians Observer, Jan. 1997, "A look at life after selling a practice."

Healthcare Financial Management, November 1996, page 10, "People."

Shannon Pratt's Business Valuation Update, October 1996, page 3, "Managed care concentration drives up practice acquisition prices."

Columbus Dispatch, Business Today, September 16, 1996, page 9, "Vice president has the cure for doctor's business ills."

Duke University Magazine, Fuqua Summer 1995, page 34, by John Manual, "A Business Plan For Health Care."

Women Experts, Media Directory 1995-2000, by the Independent Women's Forum.

The Daily Reporter, Monday, April 10, 1995, page 9, "Meeting the demands of work, home focus of Women's Forum Meeting."

CONNECTIONS, August 1994, page 2, by Coopers & Lybrand, "In Touch with Your Advisory Board."

Business First, April 5, 1993, page 4, by Jan Leibovitz Alloy, "Ancillary Care Services Provide Healthy Niches."

Columbus Dispatch, Sunday, March 14, 1993, page 2H, by Phil Porter, "Entrepreneurs Voice Feelings on Economy."

"Managed Care: What Is It Anyway?" by Jan Leibovitz Alloy, Managed Care Network, Fall 1992, pages 5-7.