Data Shows 1 in 2 Healthcare M&A Deals have Cybersecurity Issues

June 13, 2018

West Monroe Partners (biz/tech consultancy) released its latest healthcare M&A study, which showed that more than half of respondents (58%) found a cybersecurity problem after a deal was completed.

Other interesting stats include:

  • 36% said fast pace of technological change would pose the greatest challenge to healthcare companies over the next 1-3 years.

  • 48% said a top strategic driver for making healthcare acquisitions was the chance to disrupt incumbents using technology

  • 25% named digital health and healthcare IT as the most appealing sub-sectors when it comes to acquisition.

  • View the report.

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Press Release


Recent Posts
Recent Posts
Focus: Security

Michigan hospital testing metal detectors


The metal detectors are being tested in the main lobby, but were previously used in the emergency department

1/21/2019

Five planning best practices for building senior healthcare facilities


In building these facilities, healthcare facility managers and their construction partners must strike a balance of incorporating necessary elements of a medical facility, while maintaining a comfortable, homelike atmosphere

1/21/2019

Wisconsin healthcare system partners with microhospital operator


The hospitals are expected to open by the end of 2020 or in early 2021

1/21/2019

Focus: Infection Control

Arkansas cancer clinic sued over bacterial outbreak


The plaintiffs were clinic patients with chemotherapy ports who were infected with the bacteria

1/21/2019

Tips for more sustainable surgical units


Common sense solutions include reducing non-hazardous waste by reusing materials

1/21/2019





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.