If Telehealth is the Future, We Need to Focus More on Cybersecurity

The signs that telehealth will become a predominant and permanent part of the American healthcare system have become abundant in the wake of COVID-19. But are we prepared to address the proportional risk of cyberattack that accompanies them?  Consumer interest in digitally-facilitated -- and socially-distanced -- healthcare has skyrocketed in recent months as patients seek [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:22:23+00:00September 29th, 2020|Blog|

Here’s What COVID-19 Tells Us About the Healthcare Real Estate Industry

How could the pressures of a global pandemic shape America’s healthcare real estate market?  In the months since COVID-19’s arrival, healthcare providers have found themselves under an unprecedented amount of pressure. Resources have been stretched thin; care facilities are tracking their capacity numbers with growing concern. In the face of a global pandemic, those in [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:19:09+00:00September 29th, 2020|Blog|

Considering Health Tech Investment Priorities During and Beyond COVID-19

In March, COVID-19 all but obliterated investors’ expectations for the year. How could it not? In a few short weeks, the global pandemic threw global markets into disarray, closed offices, mandated social distancing, and sparked widespread uncertainty. Innovators of all fields and disciplines have gone into overdrive, determined to find new ways to support consumers [...]

By |2020-08-24T12:33:14+00:00August 24th, 2020|Blog|

Will COVID-19 Influence Healthcare Facility Design?

Perspective narrows when you’re investing in healthcare during a global pandemic. Most of us are wrestling with immediate questions: how can we help patients with COVID-19 now? How do we protect first-line responders and providers now? Which solutions can we implement to lessen the burden the crisis poses now? The list goes on.  But there’s [...]

By |2020-07-29T20:21:25+00:00July 29th, 2020|Blog|

Optimizing Provider Performance Means Supporting Organizational Culture

It’s ironic that in a profession dedicated to taking care of patients, organizational support for healthcare providers too often falls by the wayside.  These days, you can’t flip through a business magazine without coming across a headline -- or six -- extolling the importance of organizational culture. Management experts spend countless hours debating leadership tactics; [...]

By |2020-07-29T20:12:23+00:00July 29th, 2020|Blog|

Here’s How Healthcare Organizations Can Make the Most from Analytics

If a health organization doesn’t understand how to sift through the data it collects, even a massive trove of information will effectively become useless.  The healthcare industry is a font of information. This is by necessity; patient care needs, record-keeping mandates, and compliance requirements alike demand the almost-perpetual generation of data. Care organizations accumulate mountains [...]

By |2020-05-28T16:07:53+00:00May 28th, 2020|Blog|

Small-Scale Investors: A Huge Mistake for Private Equity?

In November of 2019, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) was considering whether to allow small-scale investors to participate in private equity deals. The news sparked furious debate in the sector, with those on either side of the issue sharply defending their perspective. The issue became even more pressing [...]

By |2020-05-05T18:37:04+00:00May 5th, 2020|Blog|

Private Equity: No Longer Tied to Middlemen?

Private equity has long been an industry reliant on middlemen. Investors source deals through networks of business connections, turning to investment bankers, brokers, attorneys, and business connections for introductions to high-potential companies and founders. This approach works well enough, albeit at cost; given that investors often have to compete at auctions to win a deal, [...]

By |2020-05-05T18:40:30+00:00April 5th, 2020|Blog|

Considering the Potential for Growth in the Healthcare Real Estate Market

Will medical real estate become a promising new investment frontier for healthcare investors? All factors considered, the answer would appear to be yes. There is little question that the healthcare sector is well-primed for expansion -- and that provider organizations will need space to grow when it does.    One recent report from Deloitte projected [...]

By |2020-03-13T21:59:22+00:00March 13th, 2020|Blog|

What Can Private Equity Do for Home Healthcare?

In recent years, private equity firms have risen to the forefront of the conversation around healthcare innovation and, in the process, firmly established themselves as drivers for change.    Their growing interest in guiding healthcare into the future speaks clearly through their increasing investments. In 2018, the number of global private equity-backed healthcare deals saw [...]

By |2020-02-24T17:56:17+00:00February 24th, 2020|Blog|