Hot Healthcare Sectors for Investment, Growth & Consolidation in 2020

Every year, starting in November, the crystal balls come out and the prognostications begin. What will the new year bring? Who or what will make out better and who or what will not? We talked with Gary Herschman, a member of Epstein Becker Green’s Healthcare and Life Sciences practice, about the healthcare sectors he and […]

Telehealth Deals Pick Up in 2019

Digital health is hot, if deal volume is any measure (and we think it is). By mid-November, some 195 transactions are already on the books. That total is sure to surpass the 204 deals announced in all of 2018, which set a new record. In our DealSearchOnline database, the eHealth sector has grown in scope […]

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Doc Group Deals Take Health Care in New Directions

With more than 180 deals announced so far in 2019, the Physician Medical Group sector is roaring toward another strong close. The usual specialties—dental, dermatology and ophthalmology—are still very active, but after 10 to 20 years of consolidation, their trajectories are flattening. Other specialties are gaining traction with private equity investors, particularly orthopedics, gastrointestinal (GI), […]

What Will the 115th Congress Do?

The ACA Will Be Repealed. It’s the Replacement That’s Tricky. Donald Trump has transitioned from presidential candidate to president-elect, and has nominated conservative Republican Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA) to oversee the Department of Health and Human Services. In the same announcement, healthcare consultant Seema Verma, with ties to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, was nominated […]