Private equity interest in health IT is showing no signs of slowing: survey

Private equity interest in health IT is showing no signs of slowing: survey

January 31, 2019

By all measures, the private equity healthcare industry, as a whole, is booming, and overwhelmingly, private equity investors are saying that their healthcare IT investment strategy is proving to be a sound one. Only 5 percent of private equity investors who participated in a recent Healthcare Growth Partners’ (HGP) survey said that their health IT investments are not meeting their investment expectations. 

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

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

January 16, 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 bi-annual Health IT Private Equity Survey, which encompasses feedback from 105 private equity funds with their sentiment…

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HGP Health IT December Insights

HGP Health IT December Insights

January 02, 2019

The ground shook in December with market volatility and multiple billion-dollar transactions in the Health IT sector.  The end of the year was marked with stock swings that ultimately left major indexes down 5.6% for the Dow Industrials, 6.2% for the S&P 500, and 3.9% for the NASDAQ.  Heading into 2019, the markets are watching for both signs of a recession, which has a statistically low, but meaningful,…

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HGP Health IT November Insights

HGP Health IT November Insights

December 10, 2018

HGP is pleased to introduce its Health IT Monthly Insights report, which includes a summary of transaction and news highlights in the sector.  The month of November saw non-healthcare enterprise software companies, such as Amazon and Google, continuing to build their infrastructure for expansion in the healthcare market, while health IT incumbents, particularly publicly-traded vendors focused on…

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EMR Consolidation – The Haves and the Have-Nots

EMR Consolidation – The Haves and the Have-Nots

October 23, 2018

We recognize we’re going back to the basics of Health IT with a research note on EMR transactions, but it’s hard to ignore the flurry of activity in this sector.  The number of high profile deals – AdvancedMD (Global Payments), Athenahealth (pending), PointClickCare (Dragoneer Investments), Office Practicum (Pamlico), Kinnser (Mediware), Net Health Systems (Carlyle & Level Equity), and Practice…

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Tracking the Trendline Across RCM Transactions

Tracking the Trendline Across RCM Transactions

August 30, 2018

Despite promised returns from massive investments in EMR and population health management technologies, care delivery organizations continue to face financial pressure and razor thin margins.  Patient financial responsibility as a share of overall revenue continues to rise, putting pressure on not only collecting this growing revenue stream, but doing so in a way that does not compromise the patient…

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Healthcare Cybersecurity: A review of the industry

Healthcare Cybersecurity: A review of the industry

August 09, 2018

Every day, journalists covering healthcare information technology publish articles about the latest cyberattack or how woefully unprepared our IT infrastructure is for today’s advanced hacking techniques.  These articles do their best to emphasize that due to the comprehensive nature of patient records, a healthcare data breach compromises not only patient privacy, but also patient safety and even…

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HGP Releases its July 2018 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its July 2018 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

July 12, 2018

Healthcare Growth Partners is pleased to release the July 2018 edition of our Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review.  The 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 state of progress along the Market Evolution introduced in our July 2014 report,…

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