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Obama Reforms Could Spark 'New Healthcare Economy' If Investors Increase Funding, Says Leading Healthcare Venture Firm
Date:1/28/2009

9 billion), industrial/energy ($4.6 billion), biotechnology ($4.5 billion), medical devices ($3.4 billion), and digital media and entertainment ($2.0 billion). In fact, NVCA data shows healthcare services in 2008 had fewer deals and dollars invested than any of the past 10 years, and VentureSource shows declining figures for healthcare IT for the last six years. Even medical devices, which posted strong growth from 2003 ($1.67 billion) to 2007 ($4.07 billion), fell by 15 percent in 2008 with a steep drop-off in Q4.

Psilos urged the venture industry to step up "health tech" funding in a similar way to "clean tech" investments, which grew 52 percent in 2008 to reach $4.1 billion. Specifically, Psilos challenged the industry to expand its annual investment rates to more than $1 billion in healthcare services, $1 billion in healthcare IT, and $3.6 billion in medical technology (including both medical devices and diagnostics). Combined, these levels would represent 20 percent of the current annual venture funding rate, well above today's 13 to 14 percent (including healthcare IT, healthcare services and medical technology, but not biotechnology).

The Case for Healthcare Growth Investment

As part of its first "Annual Outlook on Healthcare Growth Capital," Psilos acknowledged that healthcare investing "will not be for the faint of heart" in 2009. The combined impact of a tough economy, spiraling healthcare costs and a new U.S. administration will result in significant uncertainty and risk for investors.

As a result, innovation will be driven by smaller companies and private ventures, which can afford to make riskier long-term investments, while larger healthcare providers and payers focus primarily on managing costs and navigating reforms. Longer term, Psilos predicts those innovations will be adopted by mainstream providers and payers as the only way to achieve the dual goals of cost reductions and q
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