Livongo

The virtual care company disclosed all-time-high revenue and membership growth during 2020, yet offered 2021 projections below what investors anticipated.
By  Dave Muoio 03:44 pm February 25, 2021
Teladoc Health has capped off what has proven to be a defining year for the virtual care company, if not telehealth at large. In its quarterly earnings call yesterday afternoon, the company announced that it had outpaced its revenue and earnings targets for both Q4 and FY 2020. In addition, CEO Jason Gorevic highlighted investments and acquisitions made throughout the year to develop services...
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By  Dave Muoio 11:45 am January 13, 2021
Teladoc Health has launched new pilots of its virtual primary care program and hopes to explore its take on a hospital-at-home offering with large health system partners before the end of the year, CEO Jason Gorevic said this week during a J.P. Morgan virtual presentation. Shortly after the talk, Teladoc also announced a new pilot with continuous glucose monitor (CGM) company Dexcom for eligible...
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By  Dave Muoio 02:00 pm October 29, 2020
Teladoc Health has been on the up-and-up throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, and yesterday's earnings report suggests that the company is having little trouble booking new business. In Q3 2020, the virtual care company outperformed its revenue and total visit projections, and fell about in line with its prediction of total U.S. paid membership and visit-fee-only access. However, the...
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By  Mallory Hackett 01:07 pm October 21, 2020
With Livongo and Teladoc’s merger expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year, the two companies recently announced the combined company leadership team, which won’t include Livongo’s CEO, CFO, president or SVP of business development. Once the merger closes, Zane Burke, the CEO of Livongo, Lee Shapiro, the CFO of Livongo, Jennifer Schneider, the president of Livongo, and Steve Schwartz...
By  Dave Muoio 03:01 pm 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...
By  Laura Lovett 11:54 am October 9, 2020
When it comes to taking bets on what’s next in healthcare, investors are often the ones calling the shots. Hemant Taneja, managing director of General Catalyst, has sat in the driver’s seat on some of the biggest digital health deals. His firm has invested in a number of digital health companies, from behavioral health company Mindstrong to fitness startup Tempo. But perhaps Taneja’s is best...
By  Laura Lovett 02:30 pm September 30, 2020
While the economy has been volatile during the pandemic, digital health companies to strike deals with investors raking in more money than ever before.  "We’ve already surpassed $7.5 billion in funding and are on track for this year to be the biggest funding year yet in terms of US-based digital health companies," Megan Zweig, chief operating officer at Rock Health, said during a fireside chat at...
By  Mallory Hackett 12:12 pm August 31, 2020
More people experienced high blood pressure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic compared to before, according to new research from chronic care management company Livongo. The study looked at the proportion of Livongo members who had high blood pressure before and during the pandemic, specifically covering the time between mid-September of 2019 and mid-August of 2020. The data does not support a...

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By  Laura Lovett 02:06 pm August 13, 2020
Last week the digital health world was taken by storm when news broke that virtual health giant Teladoc was set to acquire chronic care management platform Livongo in a whopping $18.5 billion deal.  Livongo has had quite a year in a half. Last July, it went public with a listing price of $28 a share. At the time of the acquisition, each share was valued at roughly $159. Its news has also included...
By  MobiHealthNews 03:05 pm August 7, 2020
The MobiHealthNews team members — host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Dave Muoio — sit down to unpack the major shakeup that hit the digital health markets this week when telemedicine giant Teladoc announced its plan to merge with chronic condition management success story Livongo. We talk details, motivations and implications of this digital health mega-company...