Livongo Founder Glen Tullman is leading a new healthcare venture. Called Transcarent, the patient navigation platform strikes risk-sharing agreements with employers.
After Livongo sold to Teladoc last year, the company’s former president, Dr. Jennifer Schneider, is starting a new chapter on Cityblock’s board of directors. In an interview with MedCity News, she shared more about why she joined Cityblock and lessons learned during her time at… Read More »Top digital health exec’s advice to startups: Once you think you “know” you’ve lost the game
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.
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… Read More »Executive Hires: Walgreens Appoints New CEO, Cityblock Health, Innovaccer, Others
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… Read More »DarioHealth Acquires Musculoskeletal Solution Upright for $31M
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… Read More »Teladoc Health, Dexcom Offers CGM-Powered insights to People with Type 2 Diabetes
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.
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… Read More »2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B
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… Read More »M&A: EverCommerce Acquires Healthcare Communication Platform Updox
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… Read More »Digital Diabetes Market to Reach $1.5B by 2024, Research Finds
Last week, CNBC health tech journalist Christina Farr, who has a steady and engaged following […]
The two companies finalized their merger on Friday, with Livongo becoming a subsidiary of Teladoc. Shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal on Thursday.
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… Read More »Teladoc Health Completes Merger with Livongo
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… Read More »#Healthin2Point00, Episode 161 | Partnerships galore & a new SPAC
After Teladoc and Livongo merge, several of the company’s top executives, including CEO Zane Burke and President Dr. Jennifer Schneider, will leave the combined company, according to a recent filing.
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.
The rise of digital in the health care ecosystem is also making the consumer experience increasingly fragmented and overly complex.
On Episode 144 of Health in 2 Point 00, Matthew has gingerly emerged from his office and gone into a Magical Forest! Jess asks me about Healthline media acquiring PsychCentral, the first-ever online psychiatry support group and I explain the history of how it has… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 144 | Magical Forests, PsychCentral’s History, & More Funding Rounds
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… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 143 | Lumeon, Nurx, Thirty Madison, & More
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… Read More »Is Livongo-Teladoc merger a ‘leap forward’ for digital health?
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… Read More »Teladoc & Livongo — The Health Techerati Weigh-In
The two fast-growing digital health companies struck a merger agreement on Wednesday. Teladoc will acquire Livongo in a deal that would value the startup at a whopping $18.5 billion.
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… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 141 | Teladoc Livongo Merger Special
Teladoc will acquire digital health company Livongo for $18.5 billion. The deal would combine one of the largest telehealth companies with a platform for managing an array of chronic conditions, including diabetes and heart disease.
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… Read More »Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge in $18.5B Deal: 5 Things to Know
By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even before Covid19, virtual care for chronic conditions was a hot and competitive area, with the heat turned up by Livongo Health’s IPO last year and big funding rounds for companies like Omada Health, Virta Health, and One Drop. Another… Read More »Vida Health’s CEO on Scaling Up in the Highly Competitive Chronic Condition Virtual Care Space
Health tech deals are just back to back this week! On Episode 139 of Health In 2 Point 00, Jess asks me about Withings getting $60M in a new round to develop their connected devices & apps products, Neurovalens raising €5.5M to grow their headset… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 139 | More Funding Deals & Livongo’s Diabetes Prevention Program
Matthew Holt and Jessica DaMassa gave a talk at the “Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Conference” on June 17, 2020. They spoke about how technology is evolving the mental health space, along with their thoughts on where the future of the industry is headed. Jess… Read More »“Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Conference” Matthew Holt & Jessica DaMassa’s Keynote 6/17/20
Today on Episode 134 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I cover Livongo’s stock price swinging, Brian Dolan’s PPP “Black List” for Health Tech Startups, and Oak Street Health & GoHealth filing their S-1’s. We also get Matthew’s take on Walgreen’s deal with… Read More »Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 134 | Health Tech’s “PPP Blacklist”, Walgreens and VillageMD, & more
The question has shifted from whether telehealth will play a substantial role going forward to how virtual care will reinvent our experience, and the role that health systems and physicians will play in that change.