February 26, 2021
Telehealth provider MDLive is being acquired by Cigna's health services subsidiary Evernorth, the two companies announced this morning.
The deal is expected to close sometime in Q2. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, although Cigna said that it would share additional information regarding the acquisition during its Investor Day event scheduled for March 8.
WHY IT MATTERS
MDLive is among...
September 14, 2020
Major telehealth vendor MDLive announced this morning a new $50 million crossover equity investment from Sixth Street Growth. The company said that it has also obtained $25 million in debt financing from other unnamed investors.
WHAT IT DOES
MDLive provides a telehealth platform staffed by a network of certified clinicians capable of delivering virtual urgent care, dermatology, therapy and...
June 11, 2020
Telehealth vendor MDLive has tapped Dr. Cynthia Zelis as its new chief medical officer. She comes from University Hospitals in Cleveland, where she actually handled the system's rollout of the MDLive's services while serving as VP of ambulatory operations and telehealth. That role tasked her with oversight of more than 50 ambulatory health centers and all of the system's telehealth efforts.
December 19, 2019
ECG algorithm picks up Breakthrough Device status. Eko, the maker of tools for monitoring heart function, announced yesterday that a novel ECG-based algorithm for detecting lowered left ventricular ejection fraction has received Breakthrough Device designation from the FDA. By analyzing a 15-second clip of ECG data collected via the company’s other products, the algorithm aims to assist with...
October 28, 2019
Chronic care management company Livongo is now looking to integrate virtual care into its platform, announcing a new deal with telemedicine giants MDLive and Doctor on Demand.
As part of the deal, Livongo members will be able to tap into telemedicine services through the platform. Livongo for Behavioral Health will be the first service to get the virtual integration starting in January 2020. The...
August 1, 2019
Yale University School of Medicine and digital health company Sharecare have signed a licensing agreement to develop new online tools for the former’s physician assistant students. The program will be specifically developed to meet the online format. The tools will include mini-lectures, interactive quizzes and a virtual lab to supplement the cadaver labs. Yale will be using this partnership to...
May 8, 2019
This morning integrated EHR platform MedHost announced that Ken Misch will serve as its next president, in addition to his current role as CFO. In this position Misch will oversee innovation projects and the growth of the company’s hosted, managed and cloud-based platforms.
Before joining MedHost in 2013, Misch served as CFO and CIO at Dyna Vox.
“Ken’s leadership and commitment to our customers...
May 2, 2019
Yesterday, Optima Health, the health plan division of Virginia integrated delivery system Sentara Healthcare, launched the first rollout of CareLink, a collaboration with MDLive to use telehealth to improve population health and quality measure scores.
"The way the workflow goes is that we identify members who have gaps on certain quality metrics," Dr. Sam Basta, Optima Health's senior director...
February 21, 2019
MDLive has brought on Dan Monahan as its new CFO and COO. Monahan, who will provide oversight for the company’s finance, accounting, treasure, tax, revenue cycle management, analytics and operations, comes from a CFO and SVP of operations position at Change Healthcare, and previously led similar financial and operational roles at Sprint, Nortel Networks, SITA, CDC Software and EMS Technologies.
February 11, 2019
MDLive launched a new asynchronous virtual care service last week that lets patients submit describe their condition through a text-based assessment and receive an emailed treatment plan within two hours.
MDLive Go — which the telehealth company is demoing this week at HIMSS19 in Orlando, Florida — collects, organizes and documents the results of a condition-specific assessment provided to...