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Private equity investment in healthcare on the rise: 3 takeaways

Private equity continued to move into new medical specialties in 2018, according to a recent report by financial advisory firm Solic Capital obtained by Becker's Hospital Review

Here are three takeaways from the report:

1. During the third quarter of 2018, healthcare saw roughly $30.4 billion in deal volume, rising 8 percent year-over-year.

2. Private equity will continue to push into the health sector, specifically in medical specialty practices. Researchers estimate industry players have roughly $1 million to invest in select businesses.

3. Analysts recorded a 5.8 percent growth in the urgent care space in 2018.

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