Health Care Deal News- October 1, 2012


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October 1, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Senior Care M&A Market Surges--
    The Most Active Month In Memory, With One Jumbo Deal
  3. Spotlight on: Home Health Care
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals





 AccelPath, Inc.

 DigiPath Solutions, LLC

$2.4 million

 Nuance Communications, Inc.







 Danaher Corp.

 Iris International, Inc.

 $338.0 million






 CNS Therapeutics

 $100.0 million

 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.


 $112.5 million


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Senior Care M&A Market Surges--
The Most Active Month In Memory, With One Jumbo Deal

In the health care arena, seniors housing and care is about as low tech as you go.  Although always thought of as more of a real estate business than a health care service, at least from the investor point of view, that has been changing during the past 10 years as acuity levels have risen and different provider relationships have become more important.........Read more


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Spotlight on: Home Health Care
It will be interesting to see how the home health and hospice business evolves as the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) phenomenon continues to gain traction.  Will the stand-alone home health companies be at a disadvantage because they have influence over only one aspect of care?  Or will they play an increasingly larger role as home and community-based care has become the flavor of the month?......Read more

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