digital health mergers

By Jonah Comstock April 6, 2015
As the numbers roll in for first quarter digital health funding, both Rock Health and StartUp Health, two companies that track funding and other data points about digital health, are reporting that the numbers are lagging behind last year's first quarter. Overall, last year was a record-breaker for digital health investments and, as Rock Health analyst Teresa Wang writes, "the big question...
By Brian Dolan May 7, 2013
We're just a few months into 2013 and already there have been announced at least a half dozen M&A deals -- large and small -- in mobile health. While one rumor floated around that WellDoc would be acquired early this year -- one report said Alere would buy it -- so far that prediction has proven unfounded. A number of companies, however, have been snapped up. This past week alone has brought...
By Brian Dolan February 4, 2013
San Francisco-based Jawbone, a company best known for fashion-minded Bluetooth headsets and iPod speakers, has acquired mobile health startup Massive Health and design firm Visere for an undisclosed sum to help it refine and improve its own wearable health device, UP. GigaOM Founder Om Malik first broke the news of the acquisition. "Massive Health was a company born from a passion to make...

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