Last September, we noted that payers and providers were expected to become increasingly active digital health strategic investors given their challenges to improve margins and outcomes.

While there were only three investments by payer/providers in the second half of 2016, we saw a notable uptick in investment activity in the first quarter of 2017, when

If your work involves life sciences dealmaking, you know it’s the time of year to start firming up your plans for the week of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. In the last 10 years, the second week of January in San Francisco has evolved from a J.P. Morgan private meeting for healthcare investors to a week

Investors are increasingly interested in companies with technologies that will be subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation.

Until recently, some investors shied away from companies targeting the regulated space out of concern that the regulatory landscape created too much risk. However, thanks in part to new guidance from the FDA regarding the

Fenwick’s fifth annual Digital Health Investor Summit brought together investors who are active in the digital health space to discuss the evolving digital health sector and their investment outlook for the year ahead.

Here are my three key takeaways from this year’s Summit:

Playing in the Regulated Space

The consensus is it’s time to stop

Our analysis of digital health investment in the third quarter of 2015 revealed that just under $3 billion was invested in the sector and more than half of that went to infrastructure providers.

Infrastructure

A total of $1.48 billion was invested in health infrastructure technology in Q3. The two largest infrastructure investments of the quarter

At our Digital Health Summit earlier this year, Malay Gandhi, Managing Director at Rock Health, noted that once digital health venture investing accounts for 10% of all venture investment, we should start breaking out investment by industry subsectors.

That made us think it might be interesting to look at our monthly download of digital health

Our fourth annual Digital Health Summit brought together a select group of investors active in the digital health, life sciences, medical device, and healthcare industries for a one-day meeting to discuss the future of digital health. Here are my top takeaways from this year’s summit:

  1. The “triple witching hour” has arrived for digital health. David