March 5, 2020
SymphonyAI Group, a collection of private B2B artificial intelligence companies spanning multiple sectors, announced yesterday that it has acquired TeraRecon, the maker of products for medical-image post-processing and other related products.
As the group’s seventh portfolio company, TeraRecon will continue building out its radiology, cardiology and vascular-surgery AI-imaging support. However,...
February 27, 2020
Caravan Health, a company that helps providers transition into accountable care organizations (ACO), has dipped into the digital space with the acquisition of patient engagement tech vendor Wellpepper, according to the startup’s former CEO Anne Weiler.
Founded in 2012, Wellpepper works with health plans to provide their patients with digital treatment plans, messaging services and an alert...
February 24, 2020
Digital health engagement platform Sharecare announced this morning that it is acquiring Visualize Health, a population health and quality measurement platform that helps providers catch any gaps in patient care.
Visualize Health’s program is focused on the value-based care model. Its platform helps to identify any quality measure gaps and deficiencies in documentation. When the program catches...
January 30, 2020
This week in M&A. Imprivata, a tech company providing identity and authentication tools designed specifically for healthcare, has acquired GroundControl Solutions, inc., which is known for its automated enterprise mobile device management software. Imprivata anticipates that the purchase of this new tech will augment its platform with new capabilities for large and small healthcare...
January 23, 2020
Employer health tech company Virgin Pulse has its eyes set on the diabetes space with the recent acquisition of digital therapeutic Blue Mesa Health, best known for its diabetes prevention program Transform. The financial details of the deal were not released.
Following the announcement, Blue Mesa Health’s technology will now be rolled into a new offering called Virgin Pulse Transform. The...
January 22, 2020
The skinny on acquisition news. This morning Providence St. Joseph Health announced that it was acquiring weight management program HMR (Health Management Resources) from Merck. The tech-enabled program offers an app with weight loss resources, group phone coaching and in-person classes. Prior to this acquisition three of HMR’s clinics were inside of Providence facilities, and the organization...
January 15, 2020
Tech-enabled sleep health startups Fusion Health and Nox Health have announced their plans to merge under the Nox Health name.
Atlanta-based Fusion Health works with payers and employers to deliver sleep treatment programs. Historically, its main focus has been on population sleep health.
Meanwhile, Icelandic company Nox is focused on sleep analytics and diagnostics. The company’s sleep...
January 13, 2020
This weekend, Teladoc Health announced its $600 million purchase of InTouch Health, a fellow telehealth provider focused on enterprise offerings.
The big ticket move is an effort to build a single point of entry for integrated virtual care across conditions, and across provider and consumer markets, the companies wrote in their announcement.
''Today marks a bold leap forward in Teladoc Health's...
December 19, 2019
Gympass, a platform for employer’s benefits programs that offers fitness class bookings to members, announced this week the acquisition of Lisbon, Portugal-based artificial intelligence company Flaner.
With this, the Brazil-grown fitness platform will be opening up a new “Tech Hub” in Lisbon that will begin with Flaner’s current employees and expand to a full staff of 50, according to Gympass....
December 17, 2019
Dublin-based medical technology company Medtronic has acquired digital health startup Klue, a two-year-old startup which uses gesture sensing and other behavioral health metrics to determine when someone is eating. Nothing was disclosed about the terms of the deal, except that Medtronic considers it to be immaterial to 2020 earnings per share.
"Bringing Klue and their unique meal detection...