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.

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