Danielle Bangs, MHA, CVA




Danielle advises healthcare organizations on merger and affiliation efforts, joint ventures, and other transactions, including partner selection, partnership development and deal structuring, negotiation, and process facilitation. She also provides advice on a range of financial and business planning initiatives. She has worked with health systems, community hospitals, academic medical centers, behavioral health providers, health plans and CINs/ACOs.

Danielle’s experience includes:

  • Transaction advisory and support including due diligence, negotiation, partner selection, and deal structuring
  • Strategic, business, and financial planning for hospitals and health systems, as well as for CINs and ACOs
  • Structuring Management Services Organizations and related MSAs
  • Physician alignment efforts, including primary care network development, selection of alignment models, and evaluating physician practices
  • Healthcare business valuations including ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care companies, ACOs, post-acute care organizations, and physician practices
  • Compensation design and fair market value analyses

Danielle was most recently Director of Corporate Development for Universal Health Services. In this capacity she was responsible for a wide range of transactions across the company’s many markets, including joint ventures, acquisitions, partnerships, and strategic investments. These transactions spanned ambulatory surgery centers, home health, hospitals, behavioral health, physician groups, Medicare Advantage plans and ACOs.

She has also worked with organizations in the government and non-profit sector on projects related to policy and planning, and has taught both in the United States and abroad.

Danielle received designation as a certified valuation analyst (CVA) National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. She holds a Master of Health Administration from the Sloan Program in Health Administration at Cornell University, and a BS in Policy Analysis and Management, also from Cornell University.


First job: Hostess
Favorite travel destination: Pacific northwest, Ireland, Costa Rica
Hobby/Activity you enjoy: Spending time with my family on Cayuga Lake
Best dish you can prepare: Chicken soup
First car: A bright red Ford Focus
Most used app: Instagram (as a consumer more than contributor)
Favorite drink: Coffee, red wine
Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
Pet’s name: Peach. The shelter named our pitbull rescue, and it couldn’t be more perfect.

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