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Digitization of the Healthcare Industry

By Les Mace, Senior Advisor, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC

Challenges Facing Today’s Healthcare System

In the U.S. today, five percent of the population consumes 50 percent of healthcare spending and annual spending on healthcare is 18 percent of the GDP—about $10,000 per resident. Currently, the number …

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“Can biotechnology and genetic engineering turn the clock back for a generation of boomers? A land rush of advanced research and investment into the biology of aging is yield- ing tantalizing prospects.”

That’s the opening paragraph of a fascinating new article, “New Aging Research Yields Tantalizing Prospects,” written by Craig Ladkin, a FOCUS Investment Banking …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Purchase of Grace Harbour

ncgCARE has acquired Grace Harbour, Inc. Behavioral Health

Atlanta, GA, (March 26, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has acquired Grace Harbour. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in this transaction.

ncgCARE is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. With over 900 employees across multiple …

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Inside, be sure to read the new article, “Lost in Thought—The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine,” about how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care (see pages three to four of this new report).

Both authors are Massachusetts physicians--one an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at

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Inside, be sure to read Part II of a fascinating two-part series on precision medicine—“Test, Don’t Guess ...Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment,” which you’ll and on pages three to five of this new report.

According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Purchase of Starlight Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

ncgCare has acquired Starlight Behavioral Health Services

Atlanta, GA, (September 7, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has acquired Starlight Behavioral Health Services. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in the transaction.

ncgCARE, is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. Started in 1993, ncgCARE …

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Inside, be sure to read Part I of a fascinating new two-part article, “Precision Medicine—The Leading Edge of Medical Therapeutics.” According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment and prevention, customizing healthcare based on an individual’s genetic makeup, lifestyle and environment. It