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How Blackstone is Improving Healthcare Delivery at Our Portfolio Companies

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Delivering high-quality healthcare can be a challenge for many employers – with costs rising and the system becoming more and more complex. Addressing this issue at our portfolio companies is a key focus for Blackstone. We realized that, based on our scale, we had a unique opportunity to help identify solutions that reduce costs, while also improving the quality of healthcare for employees. So, in 2008, we founded Equity Healthcare to do just that.


We think of structuring a company’s healthcare as an opportunity to create savings and relieve administrative burden in a way that frees up a firm’s resources for investments in growth – all while creating a better healthcare experience for employees. For example, we’ve identified telemedicine and ‘concierge services’ as significant opportunities to manage unexpected costs and improve the quality of care for employees. Listen to Dr. Bob Galvin, the head of Blackstone’s Equity Healthcare, discuss those and other efforts in the latest episode of the Blackstone podcast.


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