Digital Health Deals on Track to Pass 2015

So far in 2016, eHealth is only four deals away from surpassing 2015’s total of 126, and nearly $20 billion has been spent (out of 20 disclosed prices). Nine deals have been announced in September, most of which exemplify how eHealth touches many areas of healthcare, beyond the expected revenue cycle management (RCM), electronic health […]

Second Quarter Health Care M&A Spending Tanks

It’s still early yet, but we can say with confidence that the second quarter of 2015 doesn’t hold a candle to last year’s second quarter, at least dollar-wise. Last year, deal volume and value hit all-time highs for all previous Q2s, coming in at 325 deals and $135.8 billion in spending on those deals. This […]

Independent Welch Allyn Sells for $2.05 Billion

Welch Allyn, Inc. was a quiet, family-run global medical device company, based in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. We knew the peace couldn’t last. Sure enough, last week Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) agreed to pay $2.05 billion for the Skaneateles Falls-based company that makes those physical examination instruments and accessories you […]