Category: WebMD

  • WebMD buys clinical best practice information firm MGP

    WebMD Health Corp, a health information services company, has announced it has acquired MGP, an information provider supporting clinical best practice and implementation of best practice guidelines.  In a statement WebMD said the acquisition combines the core competencies of MGP with that of Medscape, WebMD’s flagship global brand for healthcare professionals. Medscape and its affiliate […]

  • Sharecare’s SPAC IPO: A Second Success for WebMD Founder Jeff Arnold?

    By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Sharecare, the population-health-slash-care-navigator of the stars (literally, celebrity doc Dr. Oz is a co-founder, and Oprah’s Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television, and Discovery Communications are partners) is about to hit the public market via a $4-Billion SPAC IPO with Falcon Capital. Jeff Arnold, co-founder, CEO, and Chairman drops in to […]

  • Sharecare to Go Public in SPAC IPO Deal, Reaching $3.9B Valuation

    What You Should Know: – Digital health company Sharecare and special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp, today announced an agreement to merge to go public on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol SHCR at enterprise value of $3.9B. – The transaction is expected to be funded through a combination of Falcon’s $345 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Study finds big differences between top symptom checker apps

    Apps that patients can use to report symptoms and seek advice on treatment are highly variable in their accuracy, but some come close to matching GPs, says a new study. The peer-reviewed study – published in the journal BMJ Open – compared eight of the most popular symptom assessment apps to a control group of […]

  • WebMD buys German health information company coliquio

    WebMD Health Corp. is acquiring coliquio, a digital medical information company for German-speaking health professionals.  Coliquio is used by doctors to share educational content and will be added to WebMD’s flagship brand, Medscape. WebMD Health Corp is one of the largest providers of online health information services, with Medscape and its affiliate network of platforms […]