HIMSSCast: Health IT investing and the M&A landscape

HIMSSCast: Health IT investing and the M&A landscape

Investing in healthcare information technology companies is never an easy call. It’s made more complex when the market is sliding into bear territory. Not to mention the arrival of high-profile acquisitions like Oracle buying Cerner.

Shahab Vagefi is managing director at investment firm Thomas H. Lee Partners. He specializes in the healthcare information technology market. He joined Healthcare IT News Managing Editor Bill Siwicki to examine the landscape of the health IT market today, discuss how he “picks his spots” and divulge what’s top of his mind on today’s sliding market.

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Talking points:

  • Shahab’s professional background and work in health IT investing
  • The big picture
  • The market’s downward trend
  • How the downward trend has been affecting healthcare IT investing
  • What today’s M&A environment looks like
  • How Shahab “picks his spots”
  • What’s top of mind as he looks toward the rest of 2022
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed opportunities within the private markets

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Twitter: @SiwickiHealthIT


Email the writer: bsiwicki@himss.org


Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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