September 11, 2020
AmWell and GoodRx seem to be ushering in a second wave of digital health IPOs. Why is this happening now? And who's next? With Healthbox President and HIMSS EVP Neil Patel as their guest, the MobiHealth team (host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Mallory Hackett) dive into these questions and more.
Plus, in the second half of the show, they discuss Amazon Halo,...
July 24, 2020
Megan Zweig and Sean Day, chief operating officer and consultant, respectively, at Rock Health, join host Jonah Comstock for a discussion of digital health funding, M&A, and IPOs in the first six months of 2020.
Per Rock Health's recent report on the subject, U.S. digital health companies pulled in $5.4 billion so far this year, in spite of (or, perhaps, because of) a global pandemic that has...
March 2, 2020
Health-benefits navigation platform Accolade announced on Friday the filing of its S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, making it the next digital-health company in line to join the public markets.
Accolade has set a $100 million maximum aggregate offering price to calculate its registration fee, but has not yet locked down the price and volume of its share offering.
July 4, 2019
With 12 deals, the second quarter of 2019 was lighter on M&A than some, but the acquisitions that did happen were major — like UnitedHealth Group acquiring PatientsLikeMe, Allscripts snapping up ZappRx, and even a small quiet Apple acquisition (which came to light this quarter but likely occurred before then).
And mergers and acquisitions weren’t the only exits happening this quarter. Much...
April 3, 2019
The first quarter of 2019 is behind us and both Rock Health and Startup Health have released their funding report for the quarter.
Both agree that funding for Q1 2019 is down relative to other recent years. But both see other reasons to be optimistic about digital health investment.
Rock Health tracked $986 million of investment across 61 digital health deals in the US, which is lower than both...
March 25, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee-based Change Healthcare, a health IT company currently owned by a joint venture of McKesson, Blackstone and Hellman & Friedman, has filed to raise $100 million in an upcoming IPO. The company has hired Barclays, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as its underwriters, and plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
In the filing, Change Healthcare wrote that it will...
October 7, 2016
As we reported just a few weeks ago, 2016 has thus far proven to be a pretty big year for mergers and acquisitions, and the third quarter was a nice representation of that trend, with 15 acquisitions, one merger, and two IPOs.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The acquisition that has gotten the most attention this year (most likely for the digital health outsider aspect) is Apple’s acquisition of health...
July 7, 2015
The year so far has seen 136 digital health investment deals over $2 million, for a total of $2.1 billion in funding according to Rock Health's mid-year report. Rock Health tracks a narrower range of digital health companies than others and only tracks deals over $2 million.
That number puts the first half of 2015 just $70 million shy of 2014's first half and more or less on track to match 2014'...