Robert McCann, Nationally-recognized Healthcare Attorney, Joins The Chartis Group

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Further expanding their expertise around many cutting-edge developments in healthcare

The Chartis Group is pleased to announce Robert W. McCann, a nationally-recognized healthcare attorney, has joined the firm as a Consulting Director in the firm’s Strategy Practice.

Most recently, Mr. McCann was with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP where he was vice-chair of the firm’s Healthcare Group. For the past three decades, his work has focused on providing advice and counsel to healthcare providers in the areas of strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and debt financing. Mr. McCann is recognized as one of the premier healthcare antitrust lawyers in the country, and he has advised and defended some of the country’s largest healthcare systems in antitrust matters. In private practice, Mr. McCann has worked in nearly every sector of the healthcare industry: hospitals and health systems, physician groups, provider networks, provider-sponsored health plans, health technology companies and pharmacy interests. He has extensive experience in a broad range of health industry matters, including many cutting-edge developments in health care law and policy. Mr. McCann has also published extensively on healthcare competition topics including merger enforcement, clinical integration and hospital-physician alignment. He is co-author of a forthcoming article on cross-market hospital mergers, which will be published in the 2018 edition of Thomson West’s Health Law Handbook.

“We are thrilled to have Rob join The Chartis Group. He is a leader in the field and brings our clients unparalleled expertise and experience in the area of mergers, acquisitions and strategic partnerships,” says Ken Graboys, CEO of The Chartis Group.

Mr. McCann will work with clients and their legal counsel in assessing strategic opportunities, structuring partnerships and affiliations, and providing merger and acquisition advisory and negotiation services.

“I am pleased and excited to join The Chartis Group, a group of professionals with whom I worked closely in private practice and whose innovative and strategic thinking I have always greatly admired,” states Mr. McCann.

Mr. McCann holds a law degree from the University of Michigan. He also received a Master of Hospital Administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Mr. McCann graduated cum laude from Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts in public administration.

About The Chartis Group
The Chartis Group® (Chartis) provides comprehensive advisory services and analytics to the healthcare industry. With an unparalleled depth of expertise in strategic planning, performance excellence, informatics and technology, and health analytics, Chartis helps leading academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, children's hospitals and healthcare service organizations achieve transformative results. Chartis has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, Portland and San Francisco.

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Amy Waldron O’Brien
Principal and Vice President of Strategic Growth
The Chartis Group

Johanna Smith
Senior Marketing Associate
The Chartis Group

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