Patient Experience Data Draws Big Money

EQT, a Swedish private equity firm with approximately €30 billion in raised capital, announced it was taking Press Ganey Holdings (NYSE: PGND) private with a purchase price of $2.35 billion, or $40.50 a share.

Press Ganey made its mark by offering patient experience solutions to measure and analyze data collected directly from patients, including patient experience insights measured through several electronic modes; and caregiver engagement solutions comprising physician, nurse and, employee alignment and engagement solutions. It also provides clinical and quality solutions, such as Nursing Quality Indicators, a program that collects data on a set of nursing-sensitive process, structure, and outcome measures for clients.

With this investment, Press Ganey plans to develop new solutions to advance patient-centered care by using the patient’s insight, while also expanding the business beyond U.S. borders in the next phase of its development.



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