VCs Like What They See In HealthIT

Recently, The Mercom Capital Group published their 2Q 2013 report detailing venture capital investment in healthcare IT companies.  Here’s a summary of the report’s data:

  • In Q2 2013, venture capitalists invested $623 million in healthcare IT companies.  This compares to $493 million invested in the prior quarter (Q1 2013).

  • As of Q2 2013, 272 healthcare IT venture capital deals have been completed.  That total exceeds the total deal count in all of 2012, which was 163 deals.

  • Mobile health companies were involved in the most venture-backed deals with 57 in Q2 2013.

  • The Report concluded that VC funding in the healthcare IT sector is now on pace to exceed $2 billion in 2013.