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Hospitals, Insurers Enjoy Growing Influence As VCs

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Over a decade ago, hospital companies began establishing venture capital funds to ride shotgun with institutional VCs, hoping to get a glimpse of health care’s future. Today, under health care reform, VC groups sponsored by providers and payors increasingly find themselves in the driver’s seat, looking for the start-ups that might have solutions to the industry’s biggest problem – cost.

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