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PE-owned Wellpath continues to prioritize profit over care

Private equity firm H.I.G. Capital is the owner of healthcare provider Wellpath, which provides services in jails and prisons. Wellpath has recently seen its credit rating downgraded, faced an executive bribery scandal, and has continued to draw attention for conditions…


Private Equity Descends on Rural Healthcare

Rural healthcare in America has hit a crisis point. Millions of Americans living in rural communities do not have access to critical healthcare services. NEW REPORT: Private Equity Descends on Rural Healthcare By most measures, the health of people…

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PESP releases new sweeping report on PE in rural healthcare

Private Equity Descends on Rural Healthcare Sweeping new report provides unprecedented look at private equity investment in rural healthcare A new report by the Private Equity Stakeholder Project (PESP), “Private Equity Descends on Rural Healthcare,” provides an unprecedented look…

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PESP supports striking NYC nurses

PESP response to NY nurse strike Private equity and the need for better pay and safer staffing in the nursing field 7,000 nurses from two NYC hospitals went on strike Monday, calling for…

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Private Equity Health Care Acquisitions – December 2022

In light of the growing investor interest in healthcare and the risks associated with private equity ownership of healthcare companies, the Private Equity Stakeholder Project is tracking private equity-backed healthcare acquisitions. Below is a list of private equity healthcare…

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