October 27, 2020
Life science technology and clinical trial data company Medidata announced today that it has acquired sensor maker MC10's digital biomarker business. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
WHAT'S THE IMPACT
Medidata (a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes) said the purchase will allow it to add biometric data and new analytics capabilities to its Patient Cloud platform, particularly to the benefit...
October 14, 2020
Press Ganey, a care-quality services firm best known for distributing patient satisfaction surveys, announced two purchases yesterday that it says will help form "the largest healthcare consumerism platform in the industry."
The first of these is the outright acquisition of Doctor.com, a digital platform neck-deep in provider directories, online bookings, provider reputation analyses and other...
October 13, 2020
Digital check-in, insurance eligibility and automated patient collections technology company Clearwave today announced that it has purchased Odoro, the maker of a patient-scheduling and check-in tool. The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal, but said that they plan to integrate Odoro's scheduling technology into Clearwave's platform so that both the patient and practice can...
October 9, 2020
While the third quarter of 2020 may not be remembered for its volume of M&A deals, it will likely be bookmarked as a clear example of front-runner consolidation within digital health.
Over the last three months, MobiHealthNews tracked and covered only nine confirmed M&A deals, plus one credibly reported acquisition (not counting deals involving special purpose acquisition companies [...
September 29, 2020
Mega insurer UnitedHealth Group is now looking into the digital pharmacy space with reports that it has acquired DivvyDose. The acquisition, which was first reported by CNBC’s Christina Farr based on an anonymous source, is estimated to be worth approximately $300 million.
The company’s model is similar to Amazon’s PillPack. The startup is able to ship users their medications in pre-sorted packs...
August 25, 2020
Sonde Health, a PureTech Health spinout focused on vocal biomarkers for various health conditions, has acquired voice-based survey-platform-maker NeuroLex Laboratories, the companies announced this morning.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed, although the companies noted that NeuroLex CEO Jim Schwoebel will be stepping into Sonde's executive team as its new VP of data and research.
August 20, 2020
Picking through the scraps. Following the bankruptcy of 'digital pill' maker Proteus Digital Health, business partner and stakeholder Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been approved to purchase the digital health company's assets by a federal bankruptcy court judge, STAT reports.
Otsuka's bid was challenged by Novartis, two former Proteus executives and other investors, who argued that the agreed upon $...
August 20, 2020
Vocera Communications, the maker of hands-free communication devices for hospitals, announced yesterday that it has purchased patient-messaging technology company EASE Applications.
While the two companies did not share the terms of the deal, the announcement did note that "approximately eleven" EASE employees would be issued restricted stock units equal to roughly 60,000 shares of Vocera common...
August 11, 2020
This morning medical device company Medtronic announced its plans to buy Companion Medical, which is best known for making the InPen, an insulin pen that integrates a companion app, for an undisclosed sum.
Companion Medical has been in the digital health game for some time. Its InPen fist scored FDA clearance in 2016 and its funding round attracted the likes of pharma giant Eli Lilly. The...
July 15, 2020
Three health tech startups and spinouts announced today a merger to become a single entity focused on delivering virtual-care products and population health insights for seniors.
Curavi Health, CarePointe and U.S. Health Systems (USHS) are set to become wholly owned subsidiaries of the new company, Arkos Health, and the executive teams of each will be merged.
UPMC's existing stake in Curavi (...