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March 31, 2021
SOC Telemed (formerly Specialists on Call) announced yesterday that it has purchased fellow acute care telemedicine provider Access Physicians.
The cash and stock transaction is valued at roughly $194 million, with the potential for additional considerations based on performance.
WHAT'S THE IMPACT
SOC Telemed was already a major name in the enterprise telemedicine space. The company reported...
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...
July 31, 2020
SOC Telemed, formerly Specialists on Call, will join the Nasdaq stock exchange by merging with Healthcare Merger Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company. Sometimes referred to as a "blank check" acquisition, merging with a special purpose acquisition company is an alternate way for a company to go public.
The combined company will operate under the name SOC Telemed and will be listed...
April 23, 2020
Digital diabetes company Virta has named Dr. Robert Ratnerits next Chief Medical Officer. Ratner comes to the position following his tenure as Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association. This news comes only a few months after the company announced its $93 million Series C funding round.
Ratner has been involved with the San Francisco-based startup for some time,...
August 21, 2018
SOC Telemed (formerly Specialists on Call) announced yesterday that it has acquired behavioral health telemedicine company JSA Health, and will be adding JSA Health’s services to its acute telemedicine platform. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“JSA achieved a strong foothold in the telepsychiatry industry, but as a single specialty practice the company sought scalability that SOC...
March 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews spent the last week at the HIMSS18 annual global conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can see all our HIMSS coverage on our website, but we don't always have time to write all the news from the show. Read on for some additional comments, case studies, and launches from the show.
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