Episode 3: Deal or no deal? A look into Healthcare IT M&A with Ben Rooks
Ben Rooks, managing principal at ST Advisors, Inc., joins Justin to discuss the macro trends reshaping the healthcare landscape, why tech companies struggle to find their footing in healthcare, and how private equity firms use their edge over public companies to acquire healthcare IT assets. Ben and Justin also dig into the logic behind Oracle’s proposed acquisition of Cerner, consider whether a unified dataset is a pipe dream or viable business opportunity, and forecast what’s going to happen with healthcare IT M&A in 2022 and beyond.
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