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So far Matthew Doyle has created 22 blog entries.

We Need to Prioritize Cybersecurity in 2020

Technology has sparked incredible advances in healthcare -- but it hasn’t done so without risk. Cybersecurity has long been a hot-button issue for the healthcare sector. For many provider organizations, a major security breach constitutes a worst-case scenario, posing a significant threat to operations, patient trust, and confidential information alike.    Moreover, those in the [...]

By |2019-12-19T18:01:53+00:00December 19th, 2019|Blog|

What the Microsoft/Humana Deal Tells Us About the Healthcare Market

Will Microsoft design the blueprints for the future of digitally-facilitated healthcare? The answer seems likely -- but for once, the tech company won’t be able to accomplish its lofty goals alone.    At the close of October, Microsoft and the health insurance giant Humana forged a strategic partnership. Over the next seven years, the partners [...]

By |2019-12-11T18:21:02+00:00December 11th, 2019|Blog|

Here’s How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Telemedicine

Could blockchain offer the boost telemedicine needs to reach its potential? Over the past several decades, digitally-facilitated medicine has made significant inroads into mainstream medicine, expanding access to care, improving health outcomes, and lowering costs for patients and providers alike -- and yet, adoption is far lower than it should be. According to one study [...]

By |2019-12-02T13:20:05+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Private Equity Is on the Brink of a Tech-Powered Transformation

When I started managing money in 1984 Chicago, people made a living out of yelling across the exchange floor. The room was perpetually in a state of frenzy; well-dressed professionals shouted instructions to colleagues poised over landlines and notepads, while runners darted in and out of the trading pits to ferry paper tickets between the [...]

By |2019-07-24T15:53:42+00:00July 24th, 2019|Blog|

Reading the Room: Tips for Identifying High-Potential Private Equity Investments

When it comes to private equity investing, financial success hinges on an investor’s ability to weigh the potential for gains against the odds of failure in every prospective buyout. A well-placed and carefully-timed private equity transaction can produce a considerable return; however, choosing a business to pour trust and resources into is rarely easy. In [...]

By |2019-03-25T18:43:27+00:00March 25th, 2019|Blog|

Long-Term Private Equity Acquisitions — A New Trend?

Private equity firms have long operated like a methodically revolving door: they take in struggling businesses, improve them, and then sell them at a profit a few years later. No company stays in the metaphorical building for very long; given that a private equity firm's intention is always to sell, the walkaround, as it were, [...]

By |2019-03-25T18:37:57+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|

Where Will Healthcare-Oriented Investments Center in 2019?

Health care private equity was a standout star in 2018's investment sector, and its place at the head of the pack is likely to continue into the new year. Investors have reason to be optimistic; healthcare-centered investments underwent a boom last year. According to statistics from Bain & Company, the total disclosed deal value reached [...]

By |2019-02-06T17:28:44+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|

Are Providers Having a Crisis of Confidence with Medical Tech?

Machines are wholly indispensable in today's technology-powered medical landscape. Patients and providers alike trust in the value and security of medical devices. Our trust seems almost necessary; after all, medical technology supports hospital staffers during every minute of every day. The machines they access store vital patient data, facilitate channels of communication, and provide real-time [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:28:18+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|

Blockchain Possibilities Extend Beyond EHR Security

When it comes to conversations about the potential benefits of blockchain, most people tend to veer towards two topics: bitcoin and cybersecurity. For those of us in the healthcare sector, however, the technology’s value goes far beyond the asking price of the latest cryptocurrency or the ability to create a near-unbreakable encryption wall. Instead, advances [...]

By |2019-11-26T21:24:13+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog|