HGP Releases its July 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its July 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

July 15, 2020

Healthcare Growth Partners is pleased to release our Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review.  Our semi-annual report summarizes M&A and private equity activity across health IT, health information services, and digital health. This edition of the report includes feedback from our survey of private equity professionals and their response to COVID-19, as well as an overview of trends seen in the first…

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Private Equity in the Era of COVID-19: Findings from HGP’s PE Survey

Private Equity in the Era of COVID-19: Findings from HGP’s PE Survey

June 01, 2020

In May, as the U.S. cautiously started to reopen amid intense controversy, HGP polled hundreds of private equity funds across all stages of investment to find out how COVID-19 has impacted deal flow.  Eighty respondents provided their perspective on topics ranging from appetite for new investments to access to debt to the impact on portfolio companies. Respondent…

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COVID-19 and the Importance of Health Informatics

COVID-19 and the Importance of Health Informatics

April 20, 2020

Never before has health informatics played a greater role in public health than during the COVID-19 pandemic.  While the Health IT industry is certainly challenged due to the overall disruption to the healthcare system, the pandemic undoubtedly underscores the opportunity and importance of health informatics,…

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HGP Health IT March 2020 Insights

HGP Health IT March 2020 Insights

April 02, 2020

The healthcare system is not immune to the near-term economic fallout of COVID-19, but should rebound and potentially be transformed after the easing of social-distancing measures.  On March 18th, CMS announced “all elective surgeries, non-essential medical, surgical, and dental procedures be delayed during the 2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.”  The result is a massive loss of revenue…

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HGP Health IT February 2020 Insights

HGP Health IT February 2020 Insights

March 03, 2020

What a difference a month makes.  Last month, we began our Health IT Monthly Insight with “Ten years into the bull market, we operate in a heightened state of awareness for any indication of market weakness that may signal a downturn.”  It didn’t take a “heightened state of awareness” to see the market unravel at the end of the month as a result of the global shock from Coronavirus.  The broader…

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Investors are Falling in Love with Femtech

Investors are Falling in Love with Femtech

February 11, 2020

Women’s health technology, known as Femtech, is one of the fastest growing and well-funded categories of digital health.  Femtech generally encompasses a range of digital health software and tech-enabled service providers that cater to the specific biological needs of women.  These needs span from general health and wellness to reproductive health, including fertility, pregnancy, and nursing care. …

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HGP Releases its January 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its January 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

January 15, 2020

Healthcare Growth Partners is pleased to release our Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review.  Our semi-annual report summarizes M&A and private equity activity across health IT, health information services, and digital health. This edition of the report includes an overview of trends seen in 2019 including IPOs, regulatory tailwinds, prolific investor appetite, and a rich cross-section of acquirors.…

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The Drought is Over: It’s Raining Health IT IPOs

The Drought is Over: It’s Raining Health IT IPOs

August 26, 2019

Three venture-backed health IT companies completed IPOs in July, ending an almost three-year drought of health IT IPOs.  Share prices soared following each IPO, indicative of the enthusiastic response and a desire to see more health IT companies make their way toward public debuts. Composition of revenue, gross margin, and growth are key differentiators between these and all companies and key drivers…

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HGP Releases its July 2019 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its July 2019 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

July 11, 2019

Healthcare Growth Partners is pleased to release our Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review.  Our semi-annual report summarizes M&A and private equity activity across health IT, health information services, and digital health. This edition of the report includes findings from HGP’s analysis of the backlog of venture capital and private equity backed companies which have not yet seen an exit via M&A…

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