COVID-19: Telemedicine's Catalyst

COVID-19: Telemedicine's Catalyst

May 04, 2020

It is no secret that technology adoption in healthcare often lags adoption in other sectors.  Often, the slow pace of adoption makes sense.  While technology can drastically improve both cost and quality in healthcare when implemented correctly, it can also cause physician burnout, increased administrative workload, and worsen patient outcomes if a new technology fails to live up to the hype.  Historically,…

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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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HGP Advises AlertMD in Acquisition by Evercommerce

HGP Advises AlertMD in Acquisition by Evercommerce

February 27, 2020

AlertMD has been acquired by payment software solutions company, Evercommerce. AlertMD is an all-in-one mobile platform that delivers increased professional fee billings, increased patient visits and faster revenue cycle management through solutions for the front office, care…

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HGP Advises symplr in Acquisition of The Patient Safety Company

HGP Advises symplr in Acquisition of The Patient Safety Company

February 18, 2020

symplr, a leading healthcare governance, risk and compliance SaaS platform, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and SkyKnight Capital, announced that it has acquired The Patient Safety Company ("TPSC") from Main Capital Partners. The combination of symplr and the…

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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 Health IT January 2020 Insights

HGP Health IT January 2020 Insights

February 06, 2020

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.  While debt levels are rising and GDP growth somewhat sluggish, the world of private equity, public equity, and M&A continues to be in full swing bull market mode.

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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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