Health IT investments on track for record-setting year: 3 things to know

Health IT investments from the beginning of fiscal year 2017 through the third quarter reached a record high, according to data published by Healthcare Growth Partners.

HGP monitored 492 investment transactions through the third quarter, representing 312 U.S. and 180 non-U.S. organizations.

Here are three things to know.

1. U.S. organizations saw $5.63 billion invested since the start of fiscal year 2017, for a total of 180 deals.

2. The pace of activity in the U.S. grew at a 19 percent annual rate over the last 6 years.

3. Total capital invested globally in health IT increased 46 percent annually since 2011.

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