Mergers, Partnerships & acquisitions

Acmeware Introduces Data Repository / SQL Support Services for MEDITECH Hospitals using CloudWave — Acmeware

Acmeware Introduces Data Repository / SQL Support Services for MEDITECH Hospitals using CloudWave Data Repository Experts Since 1998   * Technology DEDHAM, Mass. – Feb. 7, 2019 – PRLog — Acmeware and CloudWave are announcing their partnership to offer Data Repository (DR) & SQL Support Services at HIMSS 2019.  These services are designed to assist

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How To Keep Hospital ORs Running Smoothly During MA Integration

The healthcare industry is undergoing a major transformation. In response to rising costs, shrinking reimbursements, and an ever-changing regulatory environment, hospitals and health systems are left searching for ways to reinvent themselves. For many, the answer is merging with, or acquiring, another hospital or health system.Over the past decade merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has

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Top 10 Digital Health Mergers And Acquisitions Show Trends For 2019

In 2018, the digital health market has seen just as a turbulent year as before if not even more volatile and unpredictable. MobiHealthNews saw a record-breaking 56 acquisitions and mergers in the space, 13 of which had disclosed price tags totaling $7.6 billion. While the market space relentlessly expands, some trends show the maturing of

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Veritas Capital, Elliott clinch $5.7 billion acquisition of Athenahealth

The acquisition values Athenahealth at $135 per share in cash. Private-equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management have agreed to acquire U.S. health-care software maker Athenahealth for about $5.7 billion in cash, the companies confirmed on Monday.Reuters had reported the deal was in the works on Sunday.Athenahealth, whose cloud-based service is used to

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IBM buys Red Hat for $34 billion to gain open source, cloud technologies

Big Blue said it hopes to disrupt the cloud market and become one of the largest hybrid cloud providers. IBM will acquire Red Hat, an open-source technology and software distributor, for about $34 billion, the companies announced late Sunday. The deal is one of the largest tech acquisitions in U.S. history.Under the agreement, IBM will

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17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q3 2018

This quarter’s M&A action includes big names looking to move into digital health as well as more niche offerings absorbing their competitors. The third quarter of 2018 was a surprisingly good one for mergers and acquisitions. MobiHealthNews tracked 17 deals, from Best Buys monster acquisition of GreatCall, to positive exits for Boston area startups Herald

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How Executives Can Chart a Path to IT Success After a Merger or Acquisition

A three-pronged plan can carry IT leaders thoughtfully through the integration of several healthcare IT systems. Consolidation in the healthcare industry continues to accelerate: 115 transactions were announced in 2017, the highest number in recent history, according to consulting firm KaufmanHall. This means more healthcare IT executives are facing the data and IT challenges that

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Persistent Systems acquires hospital data management Herald Health for $5.2 million

The Boston-based startup makes software to push data to hospital stakeholders when they need it. Pune, India-based Persistent Systems acquired Herald Health, a two-person health tech startup with successful pilots at Brigham and Women’s and Boston Childrens hospitals in Boston, for a total valuation of $5.2 million, MobiHealthNews has learned. Multiple Indian publications are reporting

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