Medicast

By Heather Mack 04:07 pm September 9, 2016
This year is shaping up to be a big one for acquisitions, if not for the money (many are for undisclosed amounts) but for sheer volume. We’ve seen 30 so far, and with a little over three months to go, 2016 may well end up eclipsing 2015’s total of 37 deals. Rather than just list the companies, we've broken them down into different categories based on who the acquirer is, to try to outline some...
By Jonah Comstock 03:23 pm July 21, 2016
Medicast, the company that helped launch the recent mobile-enabled physician house call trend, has been acquired by Providence St. Joseph Health, a Washington state-based health system formed from the recently merged Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health System. "I’m thrilled to announce that Medicast has been acquired by Providence, and that we will be joining the system’s...
By Aditi Pai 09:00 am March 12, 2014
Mobile operator Sprint's Mobile Health Accelerator announced the 10 companies that will participate in its three-month program in Kansas City. The accelerator is thanks to a partnership with TechStars, and the companies first announced the accelerator in September 2013. The 10 companies can receive up to $120,000 in funding, $20,000 upfront and the option to accept a $100,000 convertible debt...
By Jonah Comstock 10:15 am October 14, 2013
Yingo Yango's app. Digital health accelerator StartUp Health announced its latest class of 14 companies, including some familiar names. StartUp Health is a little different from other accelerators as it accepts companies at any stage and from anywhere in the country and mentors them for 3 years, rather than a few months. StartUp Health reported, along with the announcement of the new class,...