HGP Releases its July 2021 Semi-Annual Digital Health Market Review

HGP Releases its July 2021 Semi-Annual Digital Health Market Review

July 21, 2021

The digital health market is on fire.  All things equal, based on our experience we estimate digital health valuations rose at least 30% from pre- to post-pandemic. For high performing companies, the valuation premium is much higher. Reinforcing our experience, from pre-pandemic February 2020 to post-pandemic June 2021, the NASDAQ rose 50%. Through June, M&A volume and value is on pace to increase…

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A Bite Size Update on Digestive and Metabolic Health IT

A Bite Size Update on Digestive and Metabolic Health IT

May 23, 2021

Much like mental health, sexual health, and other conditions with social stigma, digestive health disorders cause many to suffer in silence.  Only recently has society embraced a more public discussion of digestive health, ranging from wellness and performance to clinical prevention and chronic care management. A confluence of social acceptance, innovation, and worsening public health are…

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The SPAC Boom: A Look at Health IT SPACs and their Sponsors

The SPAC Boom: A Look at Health IT SPACs and their Sponsors

March 12, 2021

Financial markets have recently experienced the rise of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs). While these publicly traded investment vehicles have been around since the 1990s, a combination of key drivers have recently led to their increased popularity, launching them to the forefront of financial discussions.  From the perspective…

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A Peak Inside Biden’s Healthcare Priorities

A Peak Inside Biden’s Healthcare Priorities

February 08, 2021

Independent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden administration was certain to prioritize healthcare reform within its agenda. In contrast to the previous administration’s attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which came up short but resulted in the elimination of the Individual Mandate, President Biden and his administration is expected to support and build upon the Affordable Care Act as…

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HGP Releases its January 2021 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its January 2021 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

January 12, 2021

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 health IT's stunning recovery in spite of the raging pandemic, macro and healthcare forces that have supported and continue…

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HGP Releases its July 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

HGP Releases its July 2020 Semi-Annual Health IT Market Review

July 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 feedback from our survey of private equity professionals and their response to COVID-19, as well as an overview of trends seen in the first…

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Private Equity in the Era of COVID-19: Findings from HGP’s PE Survey

Private Equity in the Era of COVID-19: Findings from HGP’s PE Survey

June 01, 2020

In May, as the U.S. cautiously started to reopen amid intense controversy, HGP polled hundreds of private equity funds across all stages of investment to find out how COVID-19 has impacted deal flow.  Eighty respondents provided their perspective on topics ranging from appetite for new investments to access to debt to the impact on portfolio companies. Respondent…

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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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