Liberty Fox Technologies Joins GPMF Family of Companies

Liberty Fox Technologies, a leading software application developer and consultancy, has been acquired by Massachusetts-based GPMF Holdings as part GPMF’s continued expansion of its national healthcare IT ecosystem. Liberty Fox joins VertitechIT (infrastructure design and implementation), Nectar (digital health strategy consulting), baytechIT (managed services), and akiro (healthcare financial and business advisory services), as part of…

Claiming Your Piece of the Pie

Temple University Health System (TUHS) was just awarded $900,000 for its COVID-19 Telehealth Program and the federal government has $132,000,000 still left to give away. The CARES Act authorized the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau to provide $200M in funding to urban and rural areas of the country to provide telehealth services during the…

The Federal Government Wants To Give You $1MM for Telehealth But You Must Act Now

Non-profit and public health facilities are eligible under the CARES Act to receive funding to purchase and install telecommunications, information services, and connected care devices to prevent, prepare for, and/or respond to COVID-19. The government has allocated just $200,000,000 on a first come, first served basis and the application window opened at noon on April…

Top 10 Healthcare M&A Deals of 2019

Consolidation. If interoperability was the buzzword for 2018, the continued consolidation of provider organizations took top billing in 2019. Hats off to law firm Baker McKenzie which predicted a rebound in merger and acquisition activity after West Virginia University Health System (“WVUHS”) announced agreements with the Summersville Regional Medical Center and acquisition of Jackson General…

Healthcare M&A Is Not for the Faint of Heart: A Pri-Med Podcast

Last month both akiro experts, Brad Mondschein and Dave Audibert, joined Pri-Med to make sense of the realities of healthcare M&A. They came to the conclusion that 90% of physician practice merger and acquisition transactions fail to reach their financial goals (for either side). The reasons vary: Unrealistic expectations of practice value by the physician…