April 27, 2022
  • A new report from KPMG found that the health care sector completed 34 percent fewer deals in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the fourth quarter of 2021. The firm said that deal activity fell because of business disruptions from the COVID-19 omicron surge early in the quarter, rising interest rates, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and concerns that inflation may last through the end of the year. KPMG expects IT and telehealth will continue to attract investment as virtual care expands further and improving interoperability for health records, billing, and other systems remains a priority. (Report here; Article here)