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Medical outsourcing draws fresh wave of sponsors

Companies that provide outsourced services to hospitals, clinics and physician networks represent one of the hottest segments in heathcare — and a new crop of sponsors is trying to cash in.

All told about seven in 10 U.S. healthcare companies outsource a portion of their work, according to recent estimates by IndustryArc, a market research firm. Just the market for U.S. healthcare business processes — which encompasses claims processing, medical billing, and human resources — is projected to be worth $141.7 billion by 2018, according to market research firm MarketsandMarkets.

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