Mergers & Acquisitions
Set to close in Q2, the deal will provide the payer's healthcare services subsidiary with an integrated virtual care offering.
Volpara is purchasing all outstanding equity of CRA for $18 million and will pay an additional $4 million if certain strategic targets are met within 18 months.
Saykara's founder and team will be augmenting Nuance's R&D division.
Accolade intends to strengthen its ability to provide users with second opinions, using 2nd.MD's provider network.
The company says the move will enable its customers to more efficiently connect patients with lifesaving therapies.
The companies pointed to the potential to reduce administrative waste, inform patient care decisions and improve payment systems across the industry.
By connecting provider and payer access points, the deal aims to make care more available, boost care coordination and improve online patient experience, says Kyruus CEO Graham Gardner.
The machine learning-powered tech will be a "key component of our go-forward analytics and digital identity strategy," says CEO Gus Malezis.
Both will work together to accelerate the growth of transformational healthcare companies across markets in the Middle East and North African, and the Association of South-East Asian Nations.
Despite a dip in M&A activity in 2020, analysts predict the pent-up activity from the pandemic will "very likely" cause a surge in deals in 2021.