April 5, 2019
The first quarter of 2019 started off strong with 17 digital health mergers and acquisitions, including five over the course of two days at the end of February. The quarter's acquisitions included moves by ClassPass and Teladoc to bolster emerging international businesses with the acquisitions of GuavaPass and Médecin Direct, respectively, as well as a number of consolidation deals in niche...
April 4, 2019
This morning, maternal health focused femtech company Advantia Health announced that it has acquired Pacify, a live video chat platform for new and soon-to-be moms.
As part of the deal Advantia Health, which provides in-person care with a companion care coordination platform, will now be able to offer its members video chats. Advantia Health estimates that the services will be available to...
March 19, 2019
Teladoc Health has announced another acquisition that will bolster its growing international line of business. The US virtual care company will acquire Paris, France-based MédecinDirect, which provides confidential medical consultations via phone and internet.
The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Teladoc said “the acquisition will be immaterial to Teladoc Health’s financial...
March 8, 2019
This week Zoll Medical Corporation, a medical device and software company, announced that it acquired patient charting and revenue cycle management company Golden Hour for an undisclosed sum.
The companies, which both offer charting and services related to the emergency medical services market, will now be able to combine its efforts, according to a statement.
“We have been looking at this...
March 6, 2019
This afternoon senior-focused EHR and health software company PointClickCare Technologies announced that it has acquired post-acute care management company QuickMar.
As part of the deal, PointClick Care will control QuickMar’s signature product, the CareSuite Manager. The system includes an EHR and electronic medication administration record (eMAR) that is targeted at post-acute care centers....
February 27, 2019
Guidewell Connect, a consumer engagement company that shares a parent company (Guidewell) with health insurer Florida Blue, has acquired Onlife Health, a health and wellness technology platform, from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and Cambia Health Solutions. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Onlife offers member engagement services that include wellness and chronic condition...
February 27, 2019
Healthcare software and services company WellSky (previously known as Mediware) announced yesterday the acquisition of Health Care Software (HCS), which specializes in clinical and financial software for long-term care settings.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Although HCS will keep its New Jersey office and continue operations, the company will gradually transition into the WellSky...
February 27, 2019
Looking to the emergency medicine space, this morning interoperable health IT company Medsphere Systems Corporation announced that it is set to acquire Wellsoft, a company that specializes in ED information systems.
As part of the deal Medsphere will be acquiring Wellsoft’s signature product, the Emergency Department Information Systems (EDIS), which is targeted at improving workflow in EDs and...
February 5, 2019
This morning PerfectServe, a Tennessee-based medical communication and collaboration platform, announced two new acquisitions in the digital health space. The first is CareWire, which is a mobile patient communication platform. The second is Lightning Bolt Solutions, an artificial intelligence-run physician shift scheduling technology designed for hospital and healthcare system.
January 28, 2019
This morning BioTelemetry, a remote and wireless company with a specialization in health information, announced that it is acquiring startup Geneva Healthcare, maker of remote monitoring for implantable cardiac devices, for $45 million in upfront cash with additional performance-based earn-out considerations of no less than $20 million.
The plan is for the two companies to merge together under...