Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) is drawing early positives from its deployment of predictive analytics technology. In fact, it’s so bullish on early returns that the Birmingham, Alabama-based company plans to ramp up deployment and usage across the majority of home health locations in 2020. Apart from tech tools, Encompass Health also foresees plenty of M&A in its near future, including $50 million to $100 million in acquisition opportunities in the next year. While a chunk of that will likely be linked to smaller providers pressured out of the market by the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), Encompass Health also has its eyes on bigger PE-backed deals that may arise.
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