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September 26, 2023
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David W. Johnson Wyatt Ritchie
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Cain Brothers House Calls Podcast: Kickstarting Innovation Part 2

Why Health Systems and PE Need Each Other

Once a rarity, today, health systems and private equity are increasingly working together to transform health system operations through new strategic partnerships. Cain Brothers’ President Wyatt Ritchie joins 4sight Health’s David W. Johnson to discuss the forces bringing private equity and health systems together to power value creation and system transformation.

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Read the related commentary Kickstarting Innovation Part 2: Why Health Systems and PE Need Each Other

About the Authors

David W. Johnson

David Johnson is the CEO of 4sight Health, an advisory company working at the intersection of healthcare strategy, economics, innovation. Johnson is a healthcare thought leader, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to organizations busting the status-quo to reform our healthcare system. He is the author of Market vs. Medicine: America’s Epic Fight for Better, Affordable Healthcare, and his second book, The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Kinder, Smarter, Affordable Care for All (McGraw-Hill 2019). As a speaker, Dave plays the role of rebel, challenger, industry historian, investor and company evaluator to push audiences forward. (Watch bio video.) Johnson applies his 25+ years of investment banking in healthcare to identify ways the healthcare industry must change to deliver better care. He received a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, an English degree from Colgate University, and served in the African Peace Corp service. Join over 10k+ healthcare executives who read our weekly insights and commentary on www.4sighthealth.com. His third book, Less Healthcare, More Health: The Prescription for a Happier, More Equitable and Productive America, will publish in 2024.

Wyatt Ritchie

Wyatt Ritchie is the Group Head and Managing Director, focused on mergers & acquisitions and capital raising for clients in the specialty physician practice management, multisite healthcare services, and post-acute care sectors. He is also a member of the firm’s Senior Management Team. Wyatt joined Cain Brothers in 2010 with 23 years of experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of M&A, capital raising, and strategic advisory transactions. Select and notable transactions include the sale of North Carolina Retina Associates to Retina Consultants of America, the sale of HealthPRO Heritage to Wellspring Capital Management, the sale of Community Psychiatry to Centerbridge Partners, the sales of VitreoRetinal Surgery and Retina Consultants of Houston to Retina Consultants of America, the carve-out of Valor Healthcare from Concentra (Select Medical) to Trive Capital, Amulet Capital’s formation of US Fertility, and the sale of e+CancerCare to Integrated Oncology Network.

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