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By Brian Dolan 04:21 am July 27, 2009
Digital sales and health marketing company Physicians Interactive (PI) acquired mobile medical content publisher Skyscape late last week for an undisclosed sum. PI stated in the press release announcing the acquisition that the deal gives its partners access to Skyscape's more than 1 million users. Skyscape's mobile apps and PDA programs for health practitioners compete with similar offerings...
By Brian Dolan 04:13 am July 27, 2009
Third acquisition in 10 months expands delivery of medical content to more than one million health care professionals LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 23 -- Physicians Interactive LLC (PI), the leading digital sales and health marketing partner for life sciences companies, today announced the acquisition of Skyscape Inc., the world's No. 1 service for trusted medical information delivered via mobile...
By Brian Dolan 01:00 am July 23, 2009
During the winter, rabbits and squirrels are scarce so birds of prey need to focus on larger prey to survive. They hunt goats, antelopes and caribou. Fewer investments, bigger pay-offs. Yes, it's July, but thanks to the current economy it's still winter for investors. While it may be sunnier in the emerging wireless health industry than elsewhere, recent events have helped your Taxonomist-In-...
By MHN Staff 12:53 pm July 20, 2009
BiancaMed announced today that it has received an additional €6 million funding. This new capital will allow the company to expand its core team, accelerate the launch of several innovative consumer products with existing ‘go-to-market’ partners targeting the wellness space, and continue the development of clinical products targeting unmet needs in areas, such as sleep apnoea screening and...
By Brian Dolan 05:46 am July 20, 2009
BiancaMed, a Dublin, Ireland-based developer of monitoring technology for sleep apnea diagnosis and other sleep or breathing related conditions, has raised €6  million ($9.8 million) in its second round of venture capital. The company's technology includes contact-free wireless sensors for heart rate and breathing. Seventure Partners led the latest investment round with return investors ePlanet,...
By MHN Staff 01:59 pm July 15, 2009
Combined Company Positioned to Leverage Technological and Protective Benefits of Patents Applied to Both Mobile and Online Consumer Behavioral Targeted Marketing PHOENIX and NEW YORK, July 14, 2009 — Modavox, Inc. (OTCBB:MDVX), Internet broadcasting pioneer and holder of several patented technologies, announced today that the Company has completed the acquisition of Augme Mobile(tm), a leader in...
By Brian Dolan 06:25 am July 15, 2009
In late April Augme Mobile, a consumer mobile marketing company, announced a joint venture with Brandofino Communications to form Augme Mobile Health, a specialist in mobile marketing technology for the pharmaceutical industry. This week online broadcasting company Modavox completed its acquisition of Augme Mobile and with it, Augme Mobile Health. "I see so many possibilities for mobile...
By MHN Staff 02:01 pm July 14, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Biotel Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BTEL) today announced that CardioNet has advised Biotel that it is terminating the Merger Agreement with Biotel due to a failure of Biotel to comply with the terms of the agreement. Biotel believes it has complied with all terms of the agreement and that CardioNet’s claim is without merit and inconsistent with...
By Brian Dolan 10:57 am July 14, 2009
It's been a tough couple of months for wireless arrhythmia monitoring company CardioNet: The company has terminated its plans to acquire Minnesota-based Biotel, which has its own cardiac arrhythmia monitoring business, an experienced design and development team plus manufacturing capabilities that were set to support CardioNet's growing business. The deal was originally pegged at $14 million but...
By Brian Dolan 05:40 am July 1, 2009
Texas-based arrythmia monitoring provider eCardio announced today an undisclosed minority investment from Sequoia Capital. This investment marks the first round of institutional funding for the company since its founding in 2004. Sequoia has previously invested in Apple, Cisco, PayPal, Google, Oracle, Yahoo, YouTube and other well-known tech companies.  "eCardio has experienced tremendous growth...