Healthcare IT

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.

Cannabis, Hemp Producers Targeted in May Health-Care Deals – The health-care industry is getting into the weed business.

Health-Care Deals Steady, Strong Through First Third of 2019– Consistency is the name of the game for health-care industry transactions in 2019 so far.

INSIGHT: Health Care M&A Transactions on Pace to Set Record in 2019– March madness is over for college basketball fans, but it’s just the beginning of a fast-paced year for health-care M&A activity.

Q1-2019 Healthcare IT Update– With the introduction of the 2019 transparency law requiring hospitals to list standard prices online, companies have turned towards M&A to achieve simplified, personalized, and interconnected solutions for tracking and transparency.

Long-Term Care Deals Dominate Health Industry in February– The long-term care sector continued its domination of health-care deals in February, Bloomberg Law’s transactions advisory board says.

Healthcare Services M&A: A 2018 Recap and Expectations for 2019 – Episode 8 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

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.

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

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  • “A lot of investment bankers were interviewed, Provident was chosen. Provident delivered. My clients could not be happier.”

  • “After working with Provident on several transactions, it is evident that their extensive industry knowledge and deal expertise prove to be invaluable to their clients.”

  • “Provident’s depth of experience and practical business savvy was demonstrated in their ability to cut through what sometimes looked like impasse.”

  • “We would not have been successful navigating the process without Provident’s hard work and active participation. They exceeded our expectations and we would highly recommend them to any health care company seeking a knowledgeable and engaged investment banking firm.”

  • ”I have a tremendous amount of appreciation and gratitude to the Provident team for their hard work and diligence throughout this process. Each and every member of the Provident team is excellent at their jobs and it has been a pleasure working with such a professional team. Provident has provided outstanding guidance and counsel, and this deal could never have gotten done without Provident’s leadership.”

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