Thursday, April 23, 2015

Millennials Driving Healthcare Change

Millennials will change the course of healthcare, according to a PNC Healthcare survey conducted in January, 2015.  Note the trends among this demographic group (age 21-32) poised to overtake boomers in buying power...

  • Desire for speedy delivery of care (preference for retail clinics)
  • Greater reliance on word-of-mouth marketing (e.g. Yelp, Healthgrades)
  • More online review of insurance options prior to selection
  • Preference for upfront treatment estimates
  • Kicking care down the road (due to high medical costs)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

PE Partnership to Spur Vet Growth

VetCor, an operator of U.S. veterinary hospitals, now enjoys backing by two private equity firms (Harvest Partners and Cressey & Company) as it continues its growth spurt.  VetCor, one of the few platforms in the veterinary services space, currently manages 137 veterinary hospitals across 19 states.  Dan Adams, CEO & President, will continue to lead the company.   >>Read more