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Category: Livongo

  • Livongo Exec Launches FemTec Health with $38M to Transform Healthcare Experience for Women

    FemTec Health’s Services What You Should Know:  – Today, former Livongo executive Dr. Kimon Angelides announced the launch of FemTec Health, a women’s health sciences and beauty company with $38M in funding focused on using technology and data to transform the total healthcare experience for women.  – Investors, capital and shareholders include Longmont Capital, Ithaca […]

  • The tech revolution reshaping European healthcare

    The European health tech industry has made a “quantum leap” into using digital health technology due to the pandemic with the help of a growing number of trailblazing entrepreneurs, according to AlbionVC. The London-based venture capital firm provides a useful overview of how healthcare has changed over the last decade, and where digital health is […]

  • 4 takeaways from Teladoc’s earnings

    After a year of record growth, Teladoc set expectations for limited growth in its paid memberships and visits in 2021. But the company still sees long-term opportunities with a primary care pilot it is launching and its acquisition of Livongo.

  • Executive Hires: Walgreens Appoints New CEO, Cityblock Health, Innovaccer, Others

    Walgreens appoints Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective on March 15, 2021. Brewer will also join the WBA Board of Directors upon assuming the role. She succeeds Stefano Pessina who, as previously announced, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of WBA. Brewer, 58, will become the […]

  • DarioHealth Acquires Musculoskeletal Solution Upright for $31M

    What You Should Know: – DarioHealth, a Livongo competitor acquires musculoskeletal startup Upright for $31 million to expand their chronic condition management capabilities focused on driving behavior change rather than treating the acute problem. This move will more than double revenue and create one of the largest integrated digital health companies in the space. In […]

  • Teladoc Health, Dexcom Offers CGM-Powered insights to People with Type 2 Diabetes

    What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health and Dexcom announced an expanded partnership on a new offering measures the impact of continuous glucose monitoring and real-time health recommendations for people with Type 2 diabetes at no cost. Teladoc Health, Inc., the first and only comprehensive virtual care system, and DexCom, Inc., the leader in real-time […]

  • Health-tech funding breaks another record in 2020

    Healthcare technology companies raised a record of $15.3 billion in 2020, according to a report from Silicon Valley Bank. For the first time, digital health companies surpassed biopharma for the number of deals.  

  • 2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B

    Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer-centered virtual care. The combined company is positioned to execute quantified opportunities to drive revenue synergies of $100 million by the end of the second year following the close, reaching $500 million on a run-rate basis by 2025. […]

  • M&A: EverCommerce Acquires Healthcare Communication Platform Updox

    What You Should Know: – Service commerce platform EverCommerce acquires Dublin, OH-based Updox, a healthcare communication platform for in-person and virtual care. –  The acquisition expands EverCommerce’s health services portfolio and enables the companies to further their shared goal of simplifying the business of healthcare and facilitating the growth of healthcare practices. Today, EverCommerce, a […]

  • Digital Diabetes Market to Reach $1.5B by 2024, Research Finds

    What You Should Know: – The digital diabetes market is on track to reach $1.5 billion dollars by 2024, according to a new report by Research2Guidance. – The confident growth of digital diabetes care will be driven by the growth of the global addressable market for digital diabetes services. Between 2019 and 2024, the number of diagnosed diabetics […]

  • Teladoc Health Completes Merger with Livongo

    Telehealth leader Teladoc Health today announced it has completed its merger with Livongo in just under three months. Here are things to know about the completion: Under the terms of the merger, Livongo shareholders will receive 0.5920x shares of Teladoc Health plus cash of $11.33 for each Livongo share (including the special dividend declared by […]

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 161 | Partnerships galore & a new SPAC

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have some hot gossip re: Glen Tullman starting his own SPAC. On Episode 161, Jess and I discuss Bind Benefits raising $105 million, BridgeHealth merging with Transcarent and raising $40 million in a Series A, and Loyal raising $12.5 million in a Series A. Jess also asks […]

  • Teladoc, Livongo land first joint contract

    The companies made their first cross-sale to Guidewell Health, the parent company of Florida Blue. Livongo’s diabetes platform will become available to 50,000 of the insurer’s members.

  • Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 143 | Lumeon, Nurx, Thirty Madison, & More

    On Episode 143 of Health in 2 Point 00, we have all the alphabets in the raising series represented ;)! Jess asks me about Lumeon raising a $30M Series D for their care orchestration centers, Nurx raising a $22M Series C to develop out its online pharmacy presence, Thirty Madison getting $47M and Johnson & […]

  • Is Livongo-Teladoc merger a ‘leap forward’ for digital health?

    When digital health giants Teladoc and Livongo announced their $18.5 billion merger, shares in both companies fell sharply as investors tried to work out the rationale for the deal. Now the dust has settled, they seem to be warming to it. The cash and stock merger pairs Teladoc’s big telehealth business with Livongo’s health monitoring […]

  • Teladoc & Livongo — The Health Techerati Weigh-In

    Six competitor CEOs and one ex-CMO discuss the biggest-ever digital health merger by JESS DAMASSA & MATTHEW HOLT It was the news that stunned the world of health tech. And us! So we had seven of Teladoc and Livongo’s biggest competitors weigh-in on what the merger means for telehealth, digital health, the future of health […]

  • Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 141 | Teladoc Livongo Merger Special

    Today, a special Health in 2 Point 00. Jessica DaMassa asks me about the biggest news in public digital health companies ever: this morning’s merger of Teladoc and Livongo. We discuss the deal, the implications for digital health, what’s next for Continuous Clinics, whether our T-Shirts will become a collectors item, and of course what […]

  • Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge in $18.5B Deal: 5 Things to Know

    What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health to merge with Livongo for $18.5B in cash and stock to create a powerhouse leader in consumer-centered virtual care. – Teladoc Health shareholders will own approximately 58 percent and existing Livongo shareholders will own approximately 42 percent of the combined company. – Jason Gorevic, current CEO of Teladoc […]