January 23, 2020
Employer health tech company Virgin Pulse has its eyes set on the diabetes space with the recent acquisition of digital therapeutic Blue Mesa Health, best known for its diabetes prevention program Transform. The financial details of the deal were not released.
Following the announcement, Blue Mesa Health’s technology will now be rolled into a new offering called Virgin Pulse Transform. The...
January 15, 2020
Tech-enabled sleep health startups Fusion Health and Nox Health have announced their plans to merge under the Nox Health name.
Atlanta-based Fusion Health works with payers and employers to deliver sleep treatment programs. Historically, its main focus has been on population sleep health.
Meanwhile, Icelandic company Nox is focused on sleep analytics and diagnostics. The company’s sleep...
January 13, 2020
This weekend, Teladoc Health announced its $600 million purchase of InTouch Health, a fellow telehealth provider focused on enterprise offerings.
The big ticket move is an effort to build a single point of entry for integrated virtual care across conditions, and across provider and consumer markets, the companies wrote in their announcement.
''Today marks a bold leap forward in Teladoc Health's...
December 23, 2019
MobiHealthNews reported on 53 new acquisitions over the course of 2019. That doesn’t mean all of these deals closed this year: several of these deals were announced late in the year and won’t close until next year, while others may have closed in previous years but weren’t made public until 2019. And of course, definitions of digital health vary, and not every one of these deals will fit everyone...
December 19, 2019
Gympass, a platform for employer’s benefits programs that offers fitness class bookings to members, announced this week the acquisition of Lisbon, Portugal-based artificial intelligence company Flaner.
With this, the Brazil-grown fitness platform will be opening up a new “Tech Hub” in Lisbon that will begin with Flaner’s current employees and expand to a full staff of 50, according to Gympass....
December 17, 2019
Dublin-based medical technology company Medtronic has acquired digital health startup Klue, a two-year-old startup which uses gesture sensing and other behavioral health metrics to determine when someone is eating. Nothing was disclosed about the terms of the deal, except that Medtronic considers it to be immaterial to 2020 earnings per share.
"Bringing Klue and their unique meal detection...