Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> March 11, 2010

Navigating The Rising Tide In Health Care It – Steve Halper – Thomas Weisel Partners Llc

Steve Halper is Associate Head of Research, United States, and covers health care information technology and pharmaceutical services at Thomas Weisel Partners. Prior to joining Thomas Weisel Partners in April 2001, Mr. Halper was a Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he followed the health care IT industry as well as medical devices. Mr. Halper received a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an MBA from Fordham University. Profile
TWST: What is your perspective on the health care IT industry at the moment, particularly given the ARRA?

Mr. Halper: If you look at the ARRA plan, the legislation calls for incentive payments to