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GoodRx platform

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By  Mallory Hackett 11:27 am April 19, 2021
Prescription price comparison platform GoodRx announced today it has acquired HealthiNation, a health education video producer, for an undisclosed sum. HealthiNation operates an online library of informational video content covering a range of health topics – from chronic condition management to nutrition and fitness. GoodRx said the acquisition will further its mission to provide consumers with...
HealthHero, Qare

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By  Sara Mageit 07:21 am April 12, 2021
Digital health provider HealthHero has entered the French market with its acquisition of Paris-based telehealth startup Qare. Backed by health tech venture builder Kamet Ventures, the acquisition strengthens HealthHero's telehealth position in Europe and now covers 22 million people, with plans to provide just under three million consultations this year. WHY IT MATTERS Qare combines medical...
electronic artificial urinary sphincter

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By  Sara Mageit 04:44 am April 8, 2021
Grenoble-based developer and manufacturer of the electronic artificial urinary sphincter (eAUS), UroMems has raised an additional €7 million in the second round of its Series B financing which was completed in May 2020. The additional investment was provided by existing investors including Hil-Invent GmbH, Financière Arbevel, Wellington Partners, Bpifrance, via its FABS fund, Supernova Invest and...
Family on telemedicine

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By  Laura Lovett 01:15 pm April 7, 2021
Insurtech company Bright Health has snapped up telehealth startup Zipnosis for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which was first reported by MedCityNews, signals that the unicorn health insurance company is looking to strengthen its foothold in the telemedicine market. According to a release by Zipnosis' financial officer, Cain Brothers, this deal will allow Bright Health to deliver...
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By  Mallory Hackett 12:01 pm April 7, 2021
Better Therapeutics, a nutritional cognitive behavioral therapy digital therapeutics company, announced plans today to go public by merging with special purpose acquisition company Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp II. The deal is expected to close this summer, subject to stockholder approval, and will raise $113 million for the combined company. It includes a $50 million private investment in...
Series B, funding, Zedsden

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By  Tammy Lovell 09:51 am April 6, 2021
UK health tech startup Zedsen has announced a $12M (£8.7M) Series B round of funding at a $110 valuation. The London-based firm makes non-invasive sensors which use key biological signals from consumers’ bloodstreams to provide personalised health insights.  Investors include Joseph R Grano, former chairperson and CEO of UBS Financial Services Inc, Nasser Kazeminy, founder of NJK Holding and...
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By  Laura Lovett 11:51 am April 5, 2021
Canadian digital health company WELL Health Technologies has acquired medical software company Intrahealth Systems for just over $19 million. As part of the deal, WELL Health will integrate Intrahealth Systems' EMR and clinical healthcare software into its services. Intrahealth works with a number of stakeholders, including health systems, public health centers and community centers. According to...
Nerve cells affected by Alzheimer's disease

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By  Dave Muoio 03:04 pm April 1, 2021
Those keeping an eye on the digital therapeutics industry over the last several years likely remember the name Dthera Sciences. The startup and its CEO Ed Cox became one of the developing space's many standard bearers around 2018. During that timeframe it landed a Breakthrough Device designation from the FDA for its Alzheimer's symptoms treatment, with Cox chairing a handful of industry...
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By  Dave Muoio 01:28 pm 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...
Uprise Health

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By  Laura Lovett 01:54 pm March 30, 2021
This morning IBH, a tech-enabled population health platform, announced its plans to acquire digital mental health company Uprise. Both companies work in the employer health space and focus in on behavioral health. As part of the acquisition, IBH will take ownership of Uprise's platform, which enables mental healthcare via self-guided modules, live coaching and in-person therapy. Employees can...