Mergers & Acquisitions

Philips buys medical device maker

Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten

By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm June 28, 2017
Merger expected to speed the growth of image-guided therapy devices for cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.
ransomware attack

Nuance's clinical tools

By Jessica Davis 10:31 am June 28, 2017
The major voice and language tool provider joins the 64 countries hit by the virus, as well as global pharma giant Merck and a health system in Pennsylvania.
athenahealth and apple
By Tom Sullivan 04:24 pm June 15, 2017
Financial analysts are suggesting that the computing giant buy athenahealth to gain a foothold in the healthcare space.
Athenahealth buys Praxify
By Bernie Monegain 11:28 am June 09, 2017
The Silicon Valley company brings with a number of applications, including a personal assistant program integrated with EHRs and artificial intelligence aimed at patient engagement.
patient technology Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge
By Mike Miliard 09:26 am May 05, 2017
The Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge seeks new devices and apps, and will provide mentorship to winning developers.
app makes EHRs faster

Ram Sahasranam, president and co-founder of Praxify

By Bill Siwicki 01:36 pm April 20, 2017
Partnership between Praxify, NTT Data aims to enhance the usability and performance of electronic health records, improve decision-making at the point of care and save clinicians time.
Siemens Healthineers buys Medicalis
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm April 19, 2017
The acquired clinical decision support and workflow tools can drive value-based initiatives by helping clients assess the appropriateness of certain imaging tests.
By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm April 17, 2017
Investors spent a whopping $1.6 billion in VC funding during the first quarter of 2017. Appointment booking and mHealth topped the IT areas they targeted.
EHR player NextGen eyes mobile tech with $34 million takeover of Entrada
By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am April 14, 2017
Company says it sees mobile health systems as some of the most valuable real estate in healthcare.  

The stairs at The Advisory Board's D.C. offices. (handout)

By Susan Morse 01:21 pm March 28, 2017
The news comes less than three weeks after the consultant and IT vendor fended off a takeover by Elliott Management Corp.

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