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Private Equity Opportunities in Contract Research Organizations (CROs): Part I

Posted in Healthcare Services Investing

Contract research organizations (CRO) provide research services support for the biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries on a contractual basis. They offer such services as preclinical and clinical research, clinical trials management, biopharmaceutical development and pharmacovigilance. CROs run the gamut from international full-service organizations to niche specialty businesses. The emergence of the strategic partnership model,… Continue Reading

Investment Opportunities in ACOs

Posted in Healthcare Services Investing

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have become a catchphrase within today’s healthcare industry. As we have discussed in prior posts, ACOs are intended to be a vehicle for providing physicians and medical centers financial incentives to continue offering high-quality medical services to their Medicare patients while keeping costs at an acceptable level. Currently, Medicare habitually reimburses… Continue Reading