I moderated a panel last week at the Association for Corporate Growth fall conference, an agglomeration of dealmakers. Speakers included Picis CEO Todd Cozzens, Athenahealth CFO Carl Byers, Terry Hyman of Flexpoint Ford, and Peter van der Goes Jr. of Goldman Sachs.
We talked about how federal stimulus will affect healthcare IT companies; opportunities in the space; some of the challenges of deploying electronic health records (EHRs); and the M&A and IPO dynamics of the sector.
The complete panel, with questions, is about an hour long. The MP3 version is here, or just click play below.
About Scott Kirsner
Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books "Fans, Friends & Followers" and "Inventing the Movies," was the editor of "The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England," and was a contributor to "The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston." Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward. Here's some background on how Scott decides what to cover, and how to pitch him a story idea.
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