What to Expect When You're Expecting (to be Acquired)
Nashville Post "Entrepreneurs" Magazine
For entrepreneurs of all stripes, developing a growth strategy is tough. In health care, it can be especially challenging to access the industry, even though building partnerships with potential customers of your product -- or maybe your company -- is crucial. But as two recent deals with Nashville ties shows, it can be done.
The first transaction came from local hospital giant HCA Holdings, which bought a Massachusetts software company called PatientKeeper last September in a deal that began as a simple software sale.