BIP Capital, an Atlanta, GA-based focused venture capital firm, hired Sarath Degala.
Degala joins its leadership team as vice president and portfolio company lead.
His deep healthcare expertise will complement and extend BIP Capital’s existing healthcare investment operations. Degala’s specialties include health system strategy, mergers & acquisitions, operational improvement, physician practice management, revenue cycle, ASC operations, case management, integration and turnaround services.
Currently, he serves on the boards of directors at PriorAuthNow, CipherHealth and REACH Health. Degala is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Health Services Administration, a master’s degree in Health Services Administration, and obtained his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.
Led by CEO Mark Buffington, BIP Capital is a venture investor which applies experience and process to make investment decisions and operational recommendations.
The firm’s areas of focus include Enterprise SaaS, Healthcare IT, Digital Media, Dev Tools and MarTech.