Former Landmark CEO Joins The Vistria Group; AccordCare Picks Former Kindred VP for COO

Nick Loporcaro joins The Vistria Group The former CEO of Landmark Health, Nick Loporcaro, has joined the The Vistria Group as a senior operating partner for its health care team. Loporcaro served as the CEO of Landmark, an in-home medical care provider, for over three years. The company was acquired by UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) […]

Investors Shifting Their Focus to Value-Based Care Businesses

In 2021 alone, a handful of investment organizations have launched with the objective of operating within the value-based care space. The existence of these companies exemplifies how businesses in value-based care are increasingly becoming attractive commodities. Broadly, value-based care is the concept of paying providers based on some measure of the quality of their care […]

Post-Acute Analytics Firm Trella Health Closes ‘Significant’ Funding Round, Plans to Double in Size

Trella Health – a post-acute analytics and metrics firm – has closed on a “significant” funding round, the company announced Tuesday. Financial details were not disclosed. The round was led by Cressey & Company LP, a private investment firm focused on health care services and information technology businesses. Cressey & Company has also invested in […]

New WCAS Portfolio Company Valtruis Leads Cricket Health’s $83.5M Funding Round

When private equity giant Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) launched its new portfolio company Valtruis last week, it dedicated the new venture to value-based care. And while Valtruis didn’t specify its exact investment areas, it seemed likely that “the home” would play a big part, given the rise of new in-home care models. “We’re […]

WCAS Commits $300M to New Value-Based Care Platform ‘Valtruis’

One of the most active private equity firms in the senior care space is launching a new portfolio company dedicated to value-based care. Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) announced the formation of Valtruis on Tuesday, along with an initial capital commitment of $300 million. Spearheaded by a founding leadership team that includes managing partners […]

How Home Health Care Helped Shape the $34B Medline Megadeal

A group of private equity firms have reached an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Medline Industries Inc., a major player in the medical-supply space that works across the continuum of care. Announced Saturday, the deal reportedly places a $34 billion enterprise value on the Northfield, Illinois-based Medline. While the megadeal likely won’t directly […]

‘Better Systems, Better Controls and a Digitized Industry’: Analyzing PE’s Impact on Home-Based Care

In late March, members of Congress argued fervently that private equity did not belong in health care, with senior care being a particularly egregious case of trespassing. During a special House hearing, lawmakers addressed the dangers of PE firms digging their heels deeper into the long-term care space and how profit-driven motives can have an […]