February 23, 2021
Fitbit has tapped alternative medicine advocate Dr. Deepak Chopra to headline a collection of wellness content for Fitbit Premium members.
Called "Deepak Chopra's Mindful Method for Fitbit," the offering launches with 10 sessions focused on topics such as mindfulness, breathing, stress management and sleep, with additional sessions coming every couple of weeks up to the beginning of June, Fitbit...
February 15, 2021
SPAC rumors pan out. Just a few weeks after rumors spread of Sharecare's upcoming merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), the patient-engagement and benefits-navigation platform made it official with an announcement on Friday.
Sharecare will be merging with Falcon Capital Acquisition and listing on NASDAQ. The deal is set to be funded through $345 million in cash in trust from...
January 28, 2021
This week Reuters reported that two more major digital health companies are discussing potential merger agreements with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) that would lead to multibillion dollar valuations.
The first, reported late Tuesday, is app-based patient-engagement and benefits-navigation platform Sharecare.
Per Reuters' anonymous sources, the proposed deal would see Sharecare...
July 28, 2020
Sharecare, a digital patient engagement company, announced on Monday that it is purchasing WhiteHatAI, which focuses on using artificial intelligence to address healthcare payments, for an undisclosed amount.
Sharecare is focused on reviewing claims data in order to detect any false claims, waste, abuse or fraud in the system. This comes as Sharecare has boosted its medical records and medical...
June 4, 2020
This morning Sharecare, a digital health engagement platform, scooped up tech-enabled behavioral health platform MindSciences for an undisclosed sum.
As part of this acquisition, MindSciences programs will be available to Sharecare’s enterprise partners and consumers. Currently its offerings are split into three programs: Craving to Quit, a smoking cessation-based program; Eat Right Now, a...
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 9, 2020
Digital chronic care management company Livongo and health kiosk startup Higi have teamed up for a new program that will bring a Livongo-branded on-stage program to nearly 500 retail pharmacies in Michigan, the companies announced today. Through these and other channels, consumers will be able to measure indicators of chronic disease, enroll in Livongo programs, participate in health surveys and...
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...
January 15, 2019
The state of Georgia has tapped digital health engagement platform Sharecare and retailer Walmart in a new initiative to improve the health of the employees on its State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP). The deal was announced last week.
“We put out a press release with the governor of Georgia and the commissioner of health where they said ‘We’ll pay 90 million dollars next year for people who earn...
December 17, 2018
CVS Caremark and health data management company Sharecare last week announced the launch of a digital pharmacy savings card for under-covered individuals. Accessed through an app, the Sharecare Rx program will provide discounts on CVS Caremark network drugs as well as search for lower drug prices. The digital card will be accepted at more than 68,000 in-network pharmacies.
“Whether treating strep...