Mergers, Partnerships & acquisitions

17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from the first quarter of 2019

From market consolidation to global expansions, the quarter saw a range of interesting deals.The first quarter of 2019 started off strong with 17 digital health mergers and acquisitions, including five over the course of two days at the end of February. The quarter’s acquisitions included moves by ClassPass and Teladoc to bolster emerging international businesses

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Mergers and acquisitions not leading to promised EHR integration

A new report in Health Affairs looks at the success rate of hospital IT system integration, post-consolidation. Improved information-sharing through electronic health record integration is often cited as a benefit of hospital mergers, but a new analysis published on the Health Affairs Blog suggests that sales pitch should be met with “healthy skepticism.”

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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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