Mergers and acquisitions

A deal being signed
By  Dave Muoio 12:16 pm November 10, 2020
Yesterday Centene Corporation, a managed care enterprise, announced its plans to acquire unstructured patient data analytics company Apixio. The artificial intelligence company will operate independently underneath Centene's Health Care Enterprises group, according to the announcement. The deal is expected to close before the end of the year. The companies did not disclose any other terms of the...
A Cohero product with information on an app screen
By  Laura Lovett 12:16 pm November 5, 2020
Drug delivery and packaging company AptarPharma has snapped up digital respiratory health company Cohero Health’s operating assets and the proprietary portfolio for an undisclosed sum. The venture-backed respiratory-focused startup was founded in 2013 and has raised over $15 million from big names, including fellow tech companies Samsung and Omron. Since its inception, the company has focused on...
The company hopes to reach new and existing customers with the addition of LifeDojo’s digital tools that can lead to better health outcomes and lower associated costs.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:28 am November 3, 2020
Behavioral health prediction and care pathway recommendation company Ontrak has acquired LifeDojo, a behavioral health-change platform for employers. LifeDojo’s platform takes a member-centric approach to behavior change to improve health outcomes. It combines personalized coaching with mobile applications to help employees form healthy habits like getting more sleep, being active, healthy eating...
MyFitnessPal apps
By  Dave Muoio 03:16 pm November 2, 2020
Under Armour announced late last week that it is selling off MyFitnessPal to investment firm Francisco Partners for $345 million –  a fair bit lower than the $475 million it paid for the connected fitness app and platform back in 2015. The deal is set to officially close in the fourth quarter, and its value is inclusive of potential earn-out payments. The selloff comes roughly three years after...
Executives sign a contract.
By  Dave Muoio 03:15 pm October 27, 2020
Life science technology and clinical trial data company Medidata announced today that it has acquired sensor maker MC10's digital biomarker business. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. WHAT'S THE IMPACT Medidata (a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes) said the purchase will allow it to add biometric data and new analytics capabilities to its Patient Cloud platform, particularly to the benefit...
By  Dave Muoio 03:03 pm October 14, 2020
Press Ganey, a care-quality services firm best known for distributing patient satisfaction surveys, announced two purchases yesterday that it says will help form "the largest healthcare consumerism platform in the industry." The first of these is the outright acquisition of Doctor.com, a digital platform neck-deep in provider directories, online bookings, provider reputation analyses and other...
By  MobiHealthNews 03:26 pm October 9, 2020
While the third quarter of 2020 may not be remembered for its volume of M&A deals, it will likely be bookmarked as a clear example of front-runner consolidation within digital health.  Over the last three months, MobiHealthNews tracked and covered only nine confirmed M&A deals, plus one credibly reported acquisition (not counting deals involving special purpose acquisition companies [...
By  Laura Lovett 02:51 pm August 26, 2020
This morning Consumer Medical, a clinic-decision-support and second-opinions company, announced that it purchased virtual-specialist medical-opinion company InfiniteMD.  Boston-based InfiniteMD was founded in 2015 and was designed to help patients get more information about their condition via virtual visits. When a patient uses the service, they can ask for doctors to evaluate their diagnosis,...
By  Dave Muoio 02:28 pm August 25, 2020
Sonde Health, a PureTech Health spinout focused on vocal biomarkers for various health conditions, has acquired voice-based survey-platform-maker NeuroLex Laboratories, the companies announced this morning. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, although the companies noted that NeuroLex CEO Jim Schwoebel will be stepping into Sonde's executive team as its new VP of data and research. Sonde's...
By  Laura Lovett 02:30 pm August 21, 2020
Autonomous AI platform Digital Diagnostics, previously known as IDx, announced that it has purchased 3Derm Systems in a move that would expand its reach into the dermatology space. Digital Diagnostics got its start as an AI tool for diabetic retinopathy, but it’s now looking to expand its specialties. That is where the company is making bets on 3Derm. Boston-based 3Derm specializes in providing...