Doing some quick analysis of the healthcare IT market and have uncovered some 17 HIT software acquisitions since beginning of year.
Is this but a lead up to the big industry confab, HIMSS that begins in a few short weeks?
Certainly, the market is in desperate need of consolidation. Recent actions are likely but a small example of a trend that will accelerate over the next 12-18 months.
What were the 17? Which do you see at being the most significant?
Having some difficulty with putting up a ful post via WordPress. Hope to have it resolved today at which point I’ll put up a more complete post with a list of the 17 I have cataloged.
In answer to your immediate question, IBM’s acquisition of Initiate is one of the more significant acquisitions to date.