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Houston. Healthcare. Fossils. Profits.

Houston. Healthcare. Fossils. Profits.

May 22, 2017

Healthcare Growth Partners is proudly based in Houston, Texas, home to the world’s largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center.  The TMC, which itself is the 8th largest business district in the US, encompasses over 9,200 patient beds and serves over 10 million patient-encounters each year.  The TMC is home to the world’s finest clinicians, academics, researchers, and students. …

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HGP Client symplr acquires Vistar Technologies

HGP Client symplr acquires Vistar Technologies

May 18, 2017

symplr®, a leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced it has joined forces with Vistar Technologies (“Vistar”), a leader in the development and support of provider management software for healthcare providers, managed care and payer organizations. The combined company is now a clear…

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Enterprise SaaS vs. Health IT SaaS Valuation Analysis

Enterprise SaaS vs. Health IT SaaS Valuation Analysis

May 05, 2017

We’ve often found ourselves questioning why it feels like the Health IT SaaS sector trades at a discount to the broader Enterprise SaaS market. While Health IT definitely has its share of high multiple companies like HealthEquity and Teladoc, the vast majority of publicly traded HIT SaaS companies trade in the 3x to 5x revenue multiple range. On the other hand, generalist Enterprise software companies…

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HGP supports the sale of Clockwise.MD to DocuTAP

HGP supports the sale of Clockwise.MD to DocuTAP

April 28, 2017

DocuTAP, one of the nation's fastest growing healthcare technology companies and provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) software for urgent care clinics, today announced that it has acquired Clockwise.MD, a patient engagement software provider of online scheduling and wait time transparency solutions for healthcare organizations. The combination brings together…

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Q1-2017: Health IT Market Trends Look Positive

Q1-2017: Health IT Market Trends Look Positive

April 05, 2017

Coming off the election in November, stock markets thrived on the expectation that a Trump administration would reduce regulatory burdens and lower tax rates. President Trump’s first days in office brought many changes to executive policy, including his top priority of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Odds-makers presumed legislation would pass given the Republican majority in both…

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Trump's Healthcare Policy in Review

Trump's Healthcare Policy in Review

March 08, 2017

In our most recent edition of HGP's Health IT Market Review from January, we published a snapshot from Frost and Sulivan on what elements of the ACA were most likely to get the axe under the new administration. With the new American Healthcare Act now under review in the House, it seems like a good time to compare those predictions to what has been proposed. 

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HGP advises OmniSYS in the acquisition of voiceTech

HGP advises OmniSYS in the acquisition of voiceTech

March 01, 2017

OmniSYS, LLC, the nationally recognized leader in medical claim billing, Medicare compliance and patient engagement solutions for pharmacies, HME/DME providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers, announced today that it has acquired voiceTech—a leading technology provider to the pharmacy industry. Read the full story in the 

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HGP advises High Line Health in its sale to One Call Care Management

HGP advises High Line Health in its sale to One Call Care Management

February 23, 2017

One Call Care Management (“One Call”), a leading provider of workers’ compensation care management services backed by Apax Partners, announced it has completed the acquisition of High Line Health, a progressive value-based analytics and data visualization platform.  By distilling large quantities of data into straightforward, actionable reporting, High Line empowers a range of healthcare stakeholders…

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Health IT Valuation Trends by HIT Subsector

Health IT Valuation Trends by HIT Subsector

February 19, 2017

We believe the next chapter for health IT is likely to perpetuate initiatives around value-based care but using dramatically different forces: the Trump administration is forcefully advocating free-market levers in healthcare and across all sectors, with a focus on de-regulation, price transparency, and patient responsibility.  While the catalysts may change, the simple objective remains the same…

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Meet the Trump Healthcare Administration

Meet the Trump Healthcare Administration

February 08, 2017

The common threads between the four key influencers in the Trump healthcare administration are de-regulation, price transparency, and patient responsibility.  We are potentially entering a very different era from the Obama administration.  Since enactment of the ACA, the health IT market has been undergoing more than five years of government mandates around technology adoption.  HGP has described…

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