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US health IT investment skyrockets from $2.8 billion to $7.1 billion

US health IT investment skyrockets from $2.8 billion to $7.1 billion

January 26, 2018

Health IT investment shattered prior records and IT M&A and valuations were at all-time highs, according to Healthcare Growth Partners report. Last year was a blockbuster year for health IT, according to the semi-annual health IT market review from Healthcare Growth Partners. Health…

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HGP Releases its Year-End Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its Year-End Health IT Market Review

January 24, 2018

Healthcare Growth Partners is pleased to release its Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review.  Our semi-annual report summarizes M&A and capital raising activity across health IT, health information services, and digital health.  This edition of the report includes a discussion and analysis of the sustainability of Health IT funding rates and our bi-annual Health IT Corporate M&A Survey findings as…

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HGP advises Russell Phillips & Associates in its sale to Jensen Hughes

HGP advises Russell Phillips & Associates in its sale to Jensen Hughes

December 04, 2017

Russell Phillips & Associates ("RPA"), a leading provider of fire and emergency management consulting services and technology for healthcare facilities, announced it has entered into an agreement to become a part of Jensen Hughes, a global leader in specialty fire and safety engineering. Combined, their mission,…

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Genomic Technologies See Strong Investment in 2017

Genomic Technologies See Strong Investment in 2017

November 07, 2017

In 1990, The Human Genome Project undertook the ambitious goal of mapping and sequencing the entire human genome. With over $3 billion in funding, the project took 13 years and was completed in 2003. Since then the cost of genome sequencing has fallen to a mere $1,000 and continues to…

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HGP advises Kognito in its sale to Ascend Learning

HGP advises Kognito in its sale to Ascend Learning

October 27, 2017

Ascend Learning, a leading provider of health education content, software and analytics, has announced that it has acquired Kognito, a health simulation company that believes in the power of conversation to inspire and inform, impact how people think and act, evoke empathy and change lives. Coming together allows these…

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Health IT Investment on Record Pace through Q3

Health IT Investment on Record Pace through Q3

October 24, 2017

Through Q3-2017, investment in Health Information Technology & Services (HIT) remains vibrant and on record pace.  HGP monitored 492 HIT investment transactions through Q3, representing 312 US and 180 non-US targets.  While the pace of activity in the US grew at a 19% annual rate over the last 6-years, non-US HIT investing increased at a dramatic 47% rate.  As striking as the deal volume increase…

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Prepare and Prevent Common Due Diligence Issues in Health IT Transactions: Accounting and Tax Considerations (Part 1 of 6)

Prepare and Prevent Common Due Diligence Issues in Health IT Transactions: Accounting and Tax Considerations (Part 1 of 6)

September 28, 2017

Over the next few months, HGP is publishing a 6-part research series covering a range of due diligence issues that are common to Health IT and Services transactions.  The 6 sections cover: Accounting and Tax, Legal, Human Resources, Operations, Intellectual Property, and Technology.  In today’s edition, we are covering the Accounting & Finance topics.

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