Healthcare IT

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.

Health-Care Info Tech Companies Make Moves in November– Health-care information technology companies stole the deal spotlight in November, setting up end-of-year numbers rivaling those of the long-term care, physician practice, and health and hospital system 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.

16th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference – Kevin Palamara is attending the conference taking place February 20-21 in Chicago. He will also be participating in the panel discussion “Key Opportunities and Issues in Ophthalmology Investments.”

2019 Health Care Services Private Equity Symposium – Scott Davis will be attending the symposium taking place March 6-7 in Miami.

17th Annual Investment and M&A Opportunities in HEALTHCARE: Investing in the Middle-Market Healthcare Sector – Justin Hand is attending the conference taking place March 18-19 in Marina del Ray.

Big Health System Deals Dominate Transactions in October-The announced merger of two major Texas health systems is October’s deal-of-the-month.

What to Expect in a Due Diligence Process – Episode 7 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

INSIGHT: Long-Term Care Consolidations Lead Third Quarter Health Transactions – The breakneck pace of healthcare transactions continued unabated in the third quarter.

What are the key financial factors to focus on when undergoing a process?– Episode 6 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Q3-2018 Healthcare IT Update– While start up funding has continued to accelerate, already surpassing the 2017 funding total of $5.7B, merger and acquisition activity has remained stagnant. As some of these early stage companies begin to mature, Provident expects the number of exits to drastically increase, providing ample investment opportunity for both strategic and private equity investors.

Private Equity Investment in Health Care Stays Strong – Private equity investment is burgeoning throughout the U.S., and health care is one of the “in” targets for investors.

What is Private Equity?– Episode 4 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Health IT Sector Showing High Potential for Accelerated Growth – The health information technology sector is poised to become the next big thing for investors in the health-care industry. The physician practices sector experienced the second-highest growth in July, with an emphasis on certain medical practice areas.

INSIGHT: Strong Health-Care Deal Activity Seen in 2018’s First Half– The first half of 2018 saw a strong wave of M&A and deal making activity across nearly all sectors of the U.S. healthcare industry. The second half of 2018 likely will be just as robust.

What Types of Transactions Could be Right for my Healthcare Services Business?– Episode 3 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Why Is Healthcare Consolidating?– Episode 1 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

Q2-2018 Healthcare IT Update-With the growing transition towards value-based care and need for IT infrastructure across the industry, consolidators and investors are continuing to target Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) companies, through mergers and acquisitions, as they seek more effective approaches to patient engagement solutions.

Long-Term Care Deals Outpace Other Health-Care Sectors in May– Over 90 deals across many sectors of the health-care industry made May another strong month for transactions in this hot industry sector.

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