The first quarter of 2021 has been one of investor optimism as the vaccine rollout continues ahead of expectations and economic activity begins to accelerate in response. Within the Health IT industry, the already strong investment and M&A trends seen in 2020 have only accelerated. Over the… Read More »Q1 2021 Health IT/Digital Health PC/VE, M&A, IPOs/ SPACs Activity
Amazon is rolling out a telehealth service for other companies to offer as an employee benefit. But scale alone will not help it to unseat well-known telehealth brands in an increasingly competitive space.
Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we cheat a little bit and go overtime. On Episode 188, Jess asks me about MDLive getting acquired by Cigna’s Evernorth division, Devoted raising a whopping $380 million, Medisafe getting $30 million in a round led by Sanofi,… Read More »#Healthin2Point00, Episode 188 | MDLive, Devoted Health, Medisafe, January AI
The insurer is buying the telehealth company for an undisclosed sum through its health services portfolio Evernorth. The acquisition will enable Evernorth to offer a 24/7 virtual care platform to health plans and employers, including non-Cigna members.
Partners David McClellan, Rock Morphis, Paul Wallace (Left to Right) What You Should Know: – Healthcare private equity firm Heritage Group launches a $300M fund to invest in high-growth healthcare services and technology companies. – Heritage is backed by some of the leading healthcare organizations… Read More »Healthcare PE Firm Heritage Group Launches $317M Health Tech Fund
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
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