Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> July 16, 2001

Investing In Health Care Facilities: James Kumpel – Raymond James & Associates

JAMES J. KUMPEL is a Health Care Services Analyst focusing on growth companies in the e-health/healthcare information technology industry, as well as assisted living and long-term care. He has been with Raymond James & Associates, Inc. since 1997 and his work on dynamics of the e- health industry, quality of earnings and valuation issues has been widely recognized. In addition, Mr. Kumpel is the author of a landmark healthcare Internet white paper that outlines the opportunities and pitfalls in the industry. Previously, he was associated with Morgan Stanley in Japan and IBM Asia Pacific. Mr. Kumpel graduated with an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and holds a Bachelor's degree from Cornell University. Profile
TWST: May we begin by looking back over the past few years at how the

long-term care industry has been affected by cuts in Medicare

reimbursement, and how these companies have performed as a