SPI Premium Insight: Spacelabs Targets Hospital Cost Concerns with PeraHealth Acquisition
Published: March 21, 2023
Last month, patient monitoring device vendor Spacelabs Healthcare acquired predictive analytics technology firm PeraHealth. The deal offers Spacelabs impetus in a market where early-warning solutions alerting clinicians to patient deterioration, and that help reduce in-hospital mortality and unplanned transfers to the ICU, are in high demand.
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The acquisition will look to address hospitals’ pressing needs to reduce costs in both a challenging economic environment that is squeezing healthcare budgets, and amid the ongoing shift towards value-based care (VBC) in the US.