Acquisition

Unite Us acquires NowPow to bulk up SDOH screenings, referrals platform

Unite Us will integrate NowPow’s tools and community partners into its closed-loop referral system, which can be used to screen for social factors that negatively affect health, like food or housing insecurity, and then electronically refer patients to resources in their community.

As independent practices vanish, experts debate the pros & cons of a consolidated market

Independent physician practices are being gobbled up by hospitals, payers and private equity, and while some see it as a boon for the practices and industry as a whole, others believe it will raise costs and block access to care.

Cano Health buys Doctor’s Medical Center for $300M

Senior-focused primary care provider Cano Health acquired Doctor’s Medical Center for $300 million, which adds around 54,000 new members and 18 medical centers to its roster. This is the second major acquisition for Cano Health in less than a month. The company bought University Health Care for $600 million in mid-June.

Cano Health’s $600M acquisition will add 24,000 MA members to its roster

Cano Health, which provides primary care services for seniors, bought Miami-based University Health Care for $600 million. University Health Care serves approximately 24,000 Medicare Advantage members, which will bring Cano Health’s membership to around 143,000.

Welcoming analytics-driven digital marketing agency closerlook to the Fishawack Health pack

At Fishawack Health, we are always seeking opportunities to enhance our capabilities and help our life science clients navigate the new, dynamically changing healthcare environment. As part of our commitment to our clients, their customers, and their patients, we intentionally seek out and acquire best-in-class agencies that can help us further our services. Our ambitious growth …

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Staffing firm AMN Healthcare buys telehealth provider for $42.5M

AMN Healthcare bought Synzi, a virtual care provider, to offer customers greater staffing flexibility. The acquisition is a part of the company’s strategy to keep pace with the evolving market, where a greater emphasis is being placed on virtual care delivery and remote patient monitoring.

Biogen Exercises its Option to Acquire TMS-007 for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Shots: Biogen’s decision of acquisition of TMS-007 based on the safety, imaging, and clinical outcome data from the P-IIa study which showed positive impacts on both blood vessel reopening in the brain, as well as patient functional recovery with no incidence of sICH TMS to receive $18M upon acquisition of TMS-007 and is eligible to …

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ViewPoints Interview: Aceto’s Gilles Cottier Shares Insight on the Acquisition of A&C and IsleChem

In an interview with PharmaShots, Gilles Cottier, Chief Executive Officer of Aceto shared his views on the acquisitions of A&C and IsleChem to highlight the company’s growth strategy. Shots: The acquisition of IsleChem has allowed the company to expand its manufacturing expertise in the US. Aceto currently has diversified access to a robust global supply …

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Appriss Health to buy PatientPing, expanding care coordination capabilities  

Appriss Health, which provides behavioral health insights to clinicians, plans to purchase care coordination solutions provider PatientPing for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to close within the next two months, but the combined company’s first steps are still being decided.

Hospitals to DOJ: UnitedHealth’s purchase of Change Healthcare will curtail competition

The American Hospital Association is urging the Justice Department to thoroughly review UnitedHealth’s intended acquisition of Change Healthcare. The transaction would reduce competition in the health IT arena and result in higher prices and lower quality of care, the hospital group says.

Centene to bolster behavioral health services with $2.2B Magellan Health acquisition

The insurer will pay $95 per share in cash to acquire Magellan Health, a company providing an array of services, including pharmacy benefit management and behavioral health and employee assistance program services. The companies aim to develop a behavioral health platform.

Cerner to snap up Kantar’s health division for $375M

The EHR giant is planning to buy Kantar Health, which provides data, analytics and research to the life sciences industry. Through the acquisition, Cerner aims to provide its clients with more access to data analytics and research expertise and engagement with life sciences companies.

StageBio Acquires TPL Path Labs to Expand its Footprints Globally

Shots: StageBio and TPL Path Labs offers an expanded array of histopathology, molecular pathology, and related solutions to biopharma, medical device and academic researchers across the US, EU, and other countries The acquisition expands StageBio’s pre/ clinical laboratory resources, GLP/GCLP-compliant lab facility and staff in Germany tits existing 6 GLP-compliant lab facilities and 2 GLP …

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