Q3-2019 Healthcare IT Update– While strategic buyers have been primarily responsible for the bulk of 2019 deal flow, more non-healthcare organizations and investors have been utilizing M&A as a way to enter the market or build upon existing competencies. The result is greater flexibly and opportunities for healthcare IT companies in a deal process.
Q2-2019 Healthcare IT Update– Digital health continues to be an area of focus for investors with over $4.2B raised in the first half of 2019 and several highly anticipated public offerings expected throughout the remainder of 2019 including: Livongo, Health Catalyst, Change Healthcare, Phreesia, and Peloton.
The Health-Care M&A Meter: Hot 2018 to Be Followed by Hotter 2019– The outlook for health-care mergers and acquisitions in 2019 suggests even more transactions this year as compared to 2018, with activity in the hospital and health system sector expected to continue, as well as increasing volume of deals in the physician services, home health. and health-care IT sectors.
Q4-2018 Healthcare IT Update– As we transition into 2019, healthcare providers will continue to require a sophisticated blend of tools and capabilities across analytics, care delivery, and patient engagement to adapt to the value-based care model. Provident expects healthcare IT deal-flow to remain steady as companies utilize M&A in order to facilitate the transition towards value-based care.