Mercom Capital Reports VC Investment in Health IT Totals $1.2B; ATI Physical Therapy Named to Top 10 Healthcare Workplaces - Health Minute for February 8, 2013



Mercom Capital Group reports that venture capital investment in the health IT sector increased dramatically last year, reaching $1.2 billion in 163 deals. That’s up from $480 million in 49 deals in 2011 and $211 million in 22 deals in 2010. M&A activity in the health IT field was also robust last year said the report, with 160 transactions totaling $7 billion, up from 104 transactions worth $6.1 billion in 2011. Mercom, a communications and consulting firm that tracks the sector, also projects a major shift in the focus of investments, from companies with health information management solutions for providers to firms that make products designed to engage customers.

ATI Physical Therapy has been named to the country’s Top 150 Workplaces by WorkPlaceDynamics. ATI is listed in the Top 10 in the Healthcare category, and is ranked #54 nationwide among the 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers. Regionally, ATI was named as the top large healthcare workplace by the Chicago Tribune and named to the Top Workplaces 2012 rankings published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Indianapolis Star, and Delaware News Journal.

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