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…

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…

Will America’s tech giants be instrumental in carrying the healthcare sector into a technology-powered future? If we take recent industry developments as indicators, the answer appears to be a resounding yes.

In early December of last year, the healthcare information services provider Cerner announced its intent to collaborate with Amazon…

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.

Matthew Doyle

Matthew Doyle is Head of Investor Relations and Operations at Chicago Pacific Founders, a strategic healthcare investment fund. http://www.cpfounders.com/

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