By MedPage Today Inc.

closed 12/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired MedPage Today Inc.

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of online health solutions, announced that it has acquired MedPage Today, LLC, a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The acquisition immediately provides Everyday Health with a significant offering for healthcare professionals.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is a leading provider of health solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services across a broad portfolio of over 25 websites that span the health spectrum. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: MedPage Today Inc.
MedPage Today is a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company's daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice.
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closed 12/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired MedPage Today Inc.

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of online health solutions, announced that it has acquired MedPage Today, LLC, a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The acquisition immediately provides Everyday Health with a significant offering for healthcare professionals.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is a leading provider of health solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services across a broad portfolio of over 25 websites that span the health spectrum. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: MedPage Today Inc.
MedPage Today is a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company's daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice.
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closed 12/2/2005 via BNC Analysis

WebMD Corporation, acquired Conceptis Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Extending its leadership in mergers and acquisitions among online healthcare information providers, Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC represented Conceptis Technologies Inc., and its flagship cardiology portal www.theheart.org, in its sale to WebMD Health.
buyer parent: Emdeon Corporation
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.Through our public online portals, WebMD enables health-involved consumers and clinically active physicians to readily access healthcare information. "
target: Conceptis Technologies Inc.
Conceptis Technologies, a Montreal-based company, produces top-of-the-line vertical portals that open the door to a world of medical knowledge. Noted for their in-depth content, these portals, or websites, are managed and continuously updated by a distinguished editorial committee of world-renowned
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

MDLinx, Inc., acquired The SmartestDoc, LLC.

synopsis: So-net M3, a leading eMarketing company in oncology and other medical specialties, acquires The SmartestDoc LLC, which operates the popular daily oncology quiz service, The Smartest Oncologist in America. The combined memberships of SmartestDoc and So-net M3's MDLinx Oncology constitute more than 7,000 US oncologists.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: MDLinx, Inc.
MDLinx is an award-winning, practical tool that busy physicians and healthcare professionals use to stay up to date with the latest research in the medical field. The company aggregates medical articles and research from more than 1,200 peer-reviewed journals and leading news media on a daily basis."
target: The SmartestDoc, LLC.
The SmartestDoc LLC was founded by Dr. Stan Winokur in 2007. Its unique daily quiz offering, The Smartest Oncologist in America, rapidly became a tremendously popular quiz contest among US oncologists. Its growth was driven almost completely through oncologists inviting their peers to participate.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Market Wire

Cancer im, Inc. merged with Viratech Corp.,

synopsis: Viratech Corp., the first open source biotech research social network platform, announced an acquisition merger with Cancer.im, Inc., in exchange for $6.2 million in Viratech restricted common stock. Cancer.im, Inc. owns and operates http://cancer.im, a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers.
buyer: Viratech Corp. (VIRA:$0.00)
Based in Stockton, California, Viratech Corp. has created an open source biotech research and development platform. Viratech has created a unique platform leveraging the utility of social collaboration, which will allow biotech research the opportunity for the first time to become open sourced. "
target: Cancer im, Inc.
Cancer.im is a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers. Their mission is to empower every cancer patient, regardless of their ability to pay, with the power to research their disease and to find, organize, and manage their own cancer support network.
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$6.20
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closed 10/15/2010 via PR Newswire

UBM Medica, acquired OBGYN.net

synopsis: UBM Medica announces that it has acquired the website OBGYN.net from MediSpecialty.com, Inc. OBGYN.net is a women's health website for obstetrics and gynecology professionals and patients. The site provides article-based and multimedia content generated by both contributors and users.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Medica
CMPMedica specialises in healthcare education and information for both professionals and consumers. We produce and distribute a wide range of healthcare information including medical information systems, journals, customised communications and consumer healthcare media in print, CD and net formats. "
target parent: MediSpecialty.com, Inc.
target: OBGYN.net
OBGYN.net has been designed for the specific needs of Professionals interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the medical industry, and women everywhere. Their goal is to continuously improve services to help in the delivery of Women's Healthcare.
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closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Cliff Rock Resources, merged with Virtual Medical Centre Ltd

synopsis: Cliff Rock Resources ("Cliff Rock") is pleased to announce it has completed a reverse merger transaction resulting in the acquisition of Virtual Medical Centre Ltd, Australasia's leading online medical information website. Cliff Rock has submitted to have its name changed to Virtual Medical Center I
buyer: Cliff Rock Resources (CLFR:$0.00)
Cliff Rock Resources Corp. (Cliff Rock) is an exploration-stage company. The Company's principal business is the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources. As of September 30, 2009, the Company had not identified any reserves of these minerals on the IQUE Claim. "
target: Virtual Medical Centre Ltd
Virtual Medical Centre ("VMC") provides online medical information. VMC provides accurate, timely, accredited and free medical information to a rapidly increasing consumer and professional audience of over 750,000 unique visitors a month.
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announced 5/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

LX Ventures Inc., will acquire Sosido Networks

synopsis: Vancouver-based publicly traded incubator, LX Ventures is acquiring Sosido Networks, an online knowledge exchange community for healthcare professionals. The acquisition of Sosido brings significant synergies to the LXV group.
buyer: LX Ventures Inc. (ITT.V:$0.00)
LX Ventures is a publicly-traded startup technology incubator that launches, acquires and integrates silicon valley style early-stage, high-growth technology companies. "
target: Sosido Networks
Sosido Networks is a web service which provides healthcare associations and their members with a better way to share knowledge. Sosido enables the knowledge exchange which leads to breakthroughs in research, delivery and, ultimately, better care for patients.
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, acquired Doctors.net.uk

synopsis: M3 USA announced the acquisition of Doctors.net.uk, the largest physician network in the United Kingdom. Doctors.net.uk is the most popular professional web portal and email service for physicians in the UK while providing digital promotion and market research services to the life science industry.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target: Doctors.net.uk
Doctors.net.uk is a secure service offering a professional e-mail facility, clinical and non-clinical forums, the very latest medical news and free accredited education allowing doctors to maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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$21
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closed 8/20/2010 via Market Wire

WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., acquired VIPMEDRx, Inc.

synopsis: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., a facilities-based digital media company, announced the acquisition of VIPMEDRX, a digital telemedicine company providing personal, remote monitoring services, education and social networking capabilities to chronically ill patients.
buyer: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (WDMG:$0.00)
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. was founded to create a new global communications infrastructure for the delivery of converged communications services i.e. voice, audio, video, data, streaming media and broadcast content over protocol independent multi-layered communication systems. "
target: VIPMEDRx, Inc.
VIPMEDRx, Inc., doing business as VMRx, along with its subsidiaries, develops and sells multimedia Web-based healthcare applications to patients, physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers.
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closed 5/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Alliance Health Networks, acquired Medify

synopsis: Alliance Health Networks, the leading social networking company serving consumers and the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Medify, a leading provider of data-driven treatment information, to offer patients and caregivers the industry’s most comprehensive social engagement platform.
buyer: Alliance Health Networks
Alliance Health Networks is building a free and independent social engagement platform that gives people the power to navigate their personal health journey. The company owns and operates more than 50 social networks and 20 mobile versions serving over 1.5 million registered members. "
target: Medify
Medify is revolutionizing online health search by making it uniquely personal, visual and social. The company’s proprietary, patent-pending technology mines millions of real patient experiences from disparate data sources that are backed by medical professionals.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

BroadcastMed, Inc., acquired ORLive, Inc.

synopsis: BroadcastMed, Inc. announces its acquisition of ORLive and its inclusion of ORLive.com in the BroadcastMed Network of digital video content. Originally launched in 2004, ORLive was the first company to ever broadcast live surgical procedures online. ORLive.com significantly expands BroadcastMed's online/mobile library of video-based learning.
buyer: BroadcastMed, Inc.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is a digital medical broadcasting company. They help the world’s leading hospitals, medical device and medical education companies create and distribute trusted educational content to physicians, allied healthcare professionals and patients. "
target: ORLive, Inc.
Originally launched in 2004, ORLive was the first company to ever broadcast live surgical procedures online. ORLive.com, is the company’s flagship website. ORLive provides surgical broadcast solutions to hospitals and device manufacturers to enhance and extend their brands.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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announced 10/1/2014 via

OncLive, will acquire CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy Associates‚ Inc. has acquired CURE Media Group from McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation. CURE Media Group is a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey. Their flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: OncLive
OncLive is a platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. It's offerings include its website, the renowned Peer Exchange and OncInsights™ video series, a full suite of monthly and quarterly publications and the recently launched OncLive News Network. "
target parent: McKesson Corporation
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group, through its unique and award-winning products, has been a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey since 2002. CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE™ magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Veria Living, acquired dlife

synopsis: Veria Living, a multiplatform media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, announced that one of its affiliated entities has acquired dLife, the leader in diabetes self-care and a community network and resource for 100-million-plus individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, as well as their families.
buyer: Veria Living
Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms. Its forward-thinking 24/7 television network offers the world's largest line-up of first-run, original wellness programming. "
target: dlife
dLife is the only integrated consumer/patient education and marketing platform that effectively targets and engages the diabetes community. dLife has become the premiere model to help companies communicate, educate and interact with millions of diabetes patients, consumers and caregivers.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

U.S. Oncology, Inc., acquired CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: US Oncology, Inc. announced that it has acquired Dallas-based CURE Media Group. With a mission to make cancer easier to understand for patients, CURE magazine and the curetoday.com Website each provide rich, patient-focused content regarding all aspects of cancer care, research, and other patient issues.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: U.S. Oncology, Inc.
US Oncology, Inc., is the leading oncology services company uniting the nation's largest cancer treatment and research network to expand patient access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer care and advance the science of cancer care. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience.
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$4.40
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closed 9/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Viverae, Inc., acquired OneHealth Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Viverae has acquired OneHealth, a company that provisions private online social communities designed to help people improve behavioral health outcomes. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
buyer: Viverae, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Viverae, then known as Elite Wellness, is a national provider of comprehensive health management solutions that help corporations reduce health care costs through improved employee health. "
target: OneHealth Solutions, Inc.
OneHealth is an online set of communities specifically designed to help people set and achieve their personal health goals. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
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$24 [$25]
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closed 12/15/2014 via PR Web

HealthLine, Inc., acquired DiabetesMine.com

synopsis: HealthLine, Inc. announced its acquisition of DiabetesMine.com, a consumer blog for the diabetes community. Content from DiabetesMine, including articles, reviews, guest posts, interviews and videos, will be integrated into Healthline.com to enhance the delivery of diabetes-specific information to the site’s more than 25 million visitors per month.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target parent: Alliance Health Networks
target: DiabetesMine.com
DiabetesMine.com provides online information for people living with diabetes. It offers newsflash, diabetes product parade, D-news examined, books and resources, health 2.0, fun stuff, marketplace, OmniPod-ing, and continuous glucose monitoring.
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closed 1/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

Alliance Health Networks, acquired DiabetesMine.com

synopsis: DiabetesMine.com will now serve under Alliance Health Networks family of social media websites serving the growing community of people living with a wide variety of chronic conditions.
buyer: Alliance Health Networks
Alliance Health creates social health networks that connect people to support communities for a growing number of health conditions. Empowering people to make better decisions by making it easy to start conversations, meet others, share treatments, read and post product recommendations, and more. "
target: DiabetesMine.com
DiabetesMine.com provides online information for people living with diabetes. It offers newsflash, diabetes product parade, D-news examined, books and resources, health 2.0, fun stuff, marketplace, OmniPod-ing, and continuous glucose monitoring.
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closed 12/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired MedPage Today Inc.

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of online health solutions, announced that it has acquired MedPage Today, LLC, a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The acquisition immediately provides Everyday Health with a significant offering for healthcare professionals.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is a leading provider of health solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services across a broad portfolio of over 25 websites that span the health spectrum. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: MedPage Today Inc.
MedPage Today is a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company's daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice.
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closed 12/2/2005 via BNC Analysis

WebMD Corporation, acquired Conceptis Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Extending its leadership in mergers and acquisitions among online healthcare information providers, Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC represented Conceptis Technologies Inc., and its flagship cardiology portal www.theheart.org, in its sale to WebMD Health.
buyer parent: Emdeon Corporation
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.Through our public online portals, WebMD enables health-involved consumers and clinically active physicians to readily access healthcare information. "
target: Conceptis Technologies Inc.
Conceptis Technologies, a Montreal-based company, produces top-of-the-line vertical portals that open the door to a world of medical knowledge. Noted for their in-depth content, these portals, or websites, are managed and continuously updated by a distinguished editorial committee of world-renowned
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

MDLinx, Inc., acquired The SmartestDoc, LLC.

synopsis: So-net M3, a leading eMarketing company in oncology and other medical specialties, acquires The SmartestDoc LLC, which operates the popular daily oncology quiz service, The Smartest Oncologist in America. The combined memberships of SmartestDoc and So-net M3's MDLinx Oncology constitute more than 7,000 US oncologists.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: MDLinx, Inc.
MDLinx is an award-winning, practical tool that busy physicians and healthcare professionals use to stay up to date with the latest research in the medical field. The company aggregates medical articles and research from more than 1,200 peer-reviewed journals and leading news media on a daily basis."
target: The SmartestDoc, LLC.
The SmartestDoc LLC was founded by Dr. Stan Winokur in 2007. Its unique daily quiz offering, The Smartest Oncologist in America, rapidly became a tremendously popular quiz contest among US oncologists. Its growth was driven almost completely through oncologists inviting their peers to participate.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Market Wire

Cancer im, Inc. merged with Viratech Corp.,

synopsis: Viratech Corp., the first open source biotech research social network platform, announced an acquisition merger with Cancer.im, Inc., in exchange for $6.2 million in Viratech restricted common stock. Cancer.im, Inc. owns and operates http://cancer.im, a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers.
buyer: Viratech Corp. (VIRA:$0.00)
Based in Stockton, California, Viratech Corp. has created an open source biotech research and development platform. Viratech has created a unique platform leveraging the utility of social collaboration, which will allow biotech research the opportunity for the first time to become open sourced. "
target: Cancer im, Inc.
Cancer.im is a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers. Their mission is to empower every cancer patient, regardless of their ability to pay, with the power to research their disease and to find, organize, and manage their own cancer support network.
price ($mm)
$6.20
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closed 10/15/2010 via PR Newswire

UBM Medica, acquired OBGYN.net

synopsis: UBM Medica announces that it has acquired the website OBGYN.net from MediSpecialty.com, Inc. OBGYN.net is a women's health website for obstetrics and gynecology professionals and patients. The site provides article-based and multimedia content generated by both contributors and users.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Medica
CMPMedica specialises in healthcare education and information for both professionals and consumers. We produce and distribute a wide range of healthcare information including medical information systems, journals, customised communications and consumer healthcare media in print, CD and net formats. "
target parent: MediSpecialty.com, Inc.
target: OBGYN.net
OBGYN.net has been designed for the specific needs of Professionals interested in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the medical industry, and women everywhere. Their goal is to continuously improve services to help in the delivery of Women's Healthcare.
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$0.80
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closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Cliff Rock Resources, merged with Virtual Medical Centre Ltd

synopsis: Cliff Rock Resources ("Cliff Rock") is pleased to announce it has completed a reverse merger transaction resulting in the acquisition of Virtual Medical Centre Ltd, Australasia's leading online medical information website. Cliff Rock has submitted to have its name changed to Virtual Medical Center I
buyer: Cliff Rock Resources (CLFR:$0.00)
Cliff Rock Resources Corp. (Cliff Rock) is an exploration-stage company. The Company's principal business is the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources. As of September 30, 2009, the Company had not identified any reserves of these minerals on the IQUE Claim. "
target: Virtual Medical Centre Ltd
Virtual Medical Centre ("VMC") provides online medical information. VMC provides accurate, timely, accredited and free medical information to a rapidly increasing consumer and professional audience of over 750,000 unique visitors a month.
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announced 5/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

LX Ventures Inc., will acquire Sosido Networks

synopsis: Vancouver-based publicly traded incubator, LX Ventures is acquiring Sosido Networks, an online knowledge exchange community for healthcare professionals. The acquisition of Sosido brings significant synergies to the LXV group.
buyer: LX Ventures Inc. (ITT.V:$0.00)
LX Ventures is a publicly-traded startup technology incubator that launches, acquires and integrates silicon valley style early-stage, high-growth technology companies. "
target: Sosido Networks
Sosido Networks is a web service which provides healthcare associations and their members with a better way to share knowledge. Sosido enables the knowledge exchange which leads to breakthroughs in research, delivery and, ultimately, better care for patients.
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$0.42
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, acquired Doctors.net.uk

synopsis: M3 USA announced the acquisition of Doctors.net.uk, the largest physician network in the United Kingdom. Doctors.net.uk is the most popular professional web portal and email service for physicians in the UK while providing digital promotion and market research services to the life science industry.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target: Doctors.net.uk
Doctors.net.uk is a secure service offering a professional e-mail facility, clinical and non-clinical forums, the very latest medical news and free accredited education allowing doctors to maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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$21
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closed 8/20/2010 via Market Wire

WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., acquired VIPMEDRx, Inc.

synopsis: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., a facilities-based digital media company, announced the acquisition of VIPMEDRX, a digital telemedicine company providing personal, remote monitoring services, education and social networking capabilities to chronically ill patients.
buyer: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (WDMG:$0.00)
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. was founded to create a new global communications infrastructure for the delivery of converged communications services i.e. voice, audio, video, data, streaming media and broadcast content over protocol independent multi-layered communication systems. "
target: VIPMEDRx, Inc.
VIPMEDRx, Inc., doing business as VMRx, along with its subsidiaries, develops and sells multimedia Web-based healthcare applications to patients, physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers.
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closed 5/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Alliance Health Networks, acquired Medify

synopsis: Alliance Health Networks, the leading social networking company serving consumers and the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Medify, a leading provider of data-driven treatment information, to offer patients and caregivers the industry’s most comprehensive social engagement platform.
buyer: Alliance Health Networks
Alliance Health Networks is building a free and independent social engagement platform that gives people the power to navigate their personal health journey. The company owns and operates more than 50 social networks and 20 mobile versions serving over 1.5 million registered members. "
target: Medify
Medify is revolutionizing online health search by making it uniquely personal, visual and social. The company’s proprietary, patent-pending technology mines millions of real patient experiences from disparate data sources that are backed by medical professionals.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

BroadcastMed, Inc., acquired ORLive, Inc.

synopsis: BroadcastMed, Inc. announces its acquisition of ORLive and its inclusion of ORLive.com in the BroadcastMed Network of digital video content. Originally launched in 2004, ORLive was the first company to ever broadcast live surgical procedures online. ORLive.com significantly expands BroadcastMed's online/mobile library of video-based learning.
buyer: BroadcastMed, Inc.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is a digital medical broadcasting company. They help the world’s leading hospitals, medical device and medical education companies create and distribute trusted educational content to physicians, allied healthcare professionals and patients. "
target: ORLive, Inc.
Originally launched in 2004, ORLive was the first company to ever broadcast live surgical procedures online. ORLive.com, is the company’s flagship website. ORLive provides surgical broadcast solutions to hospitals and device manufacturers to enhance and extend their brands.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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OncLive, will acquire CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy Associates‚ Inc. has acquired CURE Media Group from McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation. CURE Media Group is a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey. Their flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: OncLive
OncLive is a platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. It's offerings include its website, the renowned Peer Exchange and OncInsights™ video series, a full suite of monthly and quarterly publications and the recently launched OncLive News Network. "
target parent: McKesson Corporation
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group, through its unique and award-winning products, has been a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey since 2002. CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE™ magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Veria Living, acquired dlife

synopsis: Veria Living, a multiplatform media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, announced that one of its affiliated entities has acquired dLife, the leader in diabetes self-care and a community network and resource for 100-million-plus individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, as well as their families.
buyer: Veria Living
Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms. Its forward-thinking 24/7 television network offers the world's largest line-up of first-run, original wellness programming. "
target: dlife
dLife is the only integrated consumer/patient education and marketing platform that effectively targets and engages the diabetes community. dLife has become the premiere model to help companies communicate, educate and interact with millions of diabetes patients, consumers and caregivers.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

U.S. Oncology, Inc., acquired CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: US Oncology, Inc. announced that it has acquired Dallas-based CURE Media Group. With a mission to make cancer easier to understand for patients, CURE magazine and the curetoday.com Website each provide rich, patient-focused content regarding all aspects of cancer care, research, and other patient issues.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: U.S. Oncology, Inc.
US Oncology, Inc., is the leading oncology services company uniting the nation's largest cancer treatment and research network to expand patient access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer care and advance the science of cancer care. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience.
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$4.40
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closed 9/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Viverae, Inc., acquired OneHealth Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Viverae has acquired OneHealth, a company that provisions private online social communities designed to help people improve behavioral health outcomes. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
buyer: Viverae, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Viverae, then known as Elite Wellness, is a national provider of comprehensive health management solutions that help corporations reduce health care costs through improved employee health. "
target: OneHealth Solutions, Inc.
OneHealth is an online set of communities specifically designed to help people set and achieve their personal health goals. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
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closed 12/15/2014 via PR Web

HealthLine, Inc., acquired DiabetesMine.com

synopsis: HealthLine, Inc. announced its acquisition of DiabetesMine.com, a consumer blog for the diabetes community. Content from DiabetesMine, including articles, reviews, guest posts, interviews and videos, will be integrated into Healthline.com to enhance the delivery of diabetes-specific information to the site’s more than 25 million visitors per month.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target parent: Alliance Health Networks
target: DiabetesMine.com
DiabetesMine.com provides online information for people living with diabetes. It offers newsflash, diabetes product parade, D-news examined, books and resources, health 2.0, fun stuff, marketplace, OmniPod-ing, and continuous glucose monitoring.
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closed 1/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

Alliance Health Networks, acquired DiabetesMine.com

synopsis: DiabetesMine.com will now serve under Alliance Health Networks family of social media websites serving the growing community of people living with a wide variety of chronic conditions.
buyer: Alliance Health Networks
Alliance Health creates social health networks that connect people to support communities for a growing number of health conditions. Empowering people to make better decisions by making it easy to start conversations, meet others, share treatments, read and post product recommendations, and more. "
target: DiabetesMine.com
DiabetesMine.com provides online information for people living with diabetes. It offers newsflash, diabetes product parade, D-news examined, books and resources, health 2.0, fun stuff, marketplace, OmniPod-ing, and continuous glucose monitoring.
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