Like Online Community Business

closed 10/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, purchased Online Community Business from MedHelp

synopsis: Vitals announced the formation of Vitals Consumer Services, a combination of Vitals Consumer websites and the newly merged MedHelp online community business. MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals empowers everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. They bring together cost and quality transparency along with innovative consumer engagement programs to help people select high-quality, lower-cost care. Vitals leads the market with incentive and engagement programs. "
seller parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
seller: MedHelp
MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities are among the world’s largest online health communities, attracting more than 15 million visitors each month. The site enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

StayWell, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: StayWell, a health engagement company, has acquired MedHelp, the largest online health community and consumer health platform. MedHelp empowers 19 million users a month to better understand and better manage their health. They also provide mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 19 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health. MedHelp also provides mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
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closed 6/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the world's largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 14 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health.
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closed 11/29/2017 via Market Wire

Topspin Partners, acquired Remedy Health Media

synopsis: Topspin Partners announced that it has acquired Remedy Health Media. Remedy is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. Its largest property, HealthCentral, has become a primary destination for a suite of inspirational multimedia patient stories.
buyer: Topspin Partners
Topspin Partners is a suburban NY-based private equity fund that makes control investments in profitable and established lower middle-market businesses. The firm invests across a number of industries, including health and wellness, niche consumer, food and beverage, business services and security. "
target: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes HealthCentral, TheBody, TheBodyPro, BerkeleyWellness, and Healthcommunities.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthUnlocked

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a built-for-purpose source of gold-standard real-world evidence, has acquired HealthUnlocked, the world's largest virtual patient community.  HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthUnlocked
HealthUnlocked is the world's largest virtual patient community. HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition or wellbeing need, to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Tolko Sprosit

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired Tolko Sprosit from Doc+, a Russian provider of telemedicine and home doctor services. Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia that provides answers to general health questions. The blog also talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors, and parenting.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target parent: Doc+
target: Tolko Sprosit
Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia. Tolko Sprosit provides answers to general health questions through their About Health section. Their About Hospitals section talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors; and their About Children section talks about parenting.
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announced 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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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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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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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 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 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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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 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired CME Outfitters

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the healthcare, accounting, and finance sectors, has acquired CME Outfitters, a leading accredited provider of continuing medical education.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: CME Outfitters
CME Outfitters develops, distributes, and certifies continuing education activities that focus on the integration of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure the best care of patients. Their educational interventions include interactive webcasts, live symposia, medical simulations, and more.
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closed 3/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Tomorrow Networks, LLC

synopsis: Pivotal Payments, a leading provider of merchant services and global payment processing solutions, announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Phoenix-based Capital Processing Network (CPN). CPN provides complete merchant services and credit card processing to point-of-sale businesses across the U.S.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that fit within the medical professional workflow to provide better patient care. "
target: Tomorrow Networks, LLC
Tomorrow Networks is the leading provider of data-driven mobile solutions for healthcare marketers. Tomorrow Networks reaches more than 50 million healthcare professionals and consumers each month via geo-targeted and data-driven advertising campaigns.
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closed 10/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Télécom Santé SAS, acquired My Hospi Friends

synopsis: Télécom Santé, a French technological company specializing in the digital accompaniment of healthcare facilities has bought out My Hospi Friends, a solution for connecting hospitalized patients. My Hospi Friends is a Parisian social network that allows hospitalized patients to come in contact with other patients and to make new friends.
buyer: Télécom Santé SAS
Télécom Santé is specialized in digital solutions for the healthcare industry. Telecom Sante offers "MediaScreen", a tablet connected to the Internet fixed on the bed that can change the temperature of the room, activate the shutters, alert the staff, report a fall, and also surf the Internet. "
target: My Hospi Friends
Paris-based My Hospi Friends is a social network that allows hospitalized patients to come in contact with other patients, to make new friends, exchanging around their passions and affinities, and then reduce their isolation.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

StayWell, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: StayWell, a health engagement company, has acquired MedHelp, the largest online health community and consumer health platform. MedHelp empowers 19 million users a month to better understand and better manage their health. They also provide mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 19 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health. MedHelp also provides mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, purchased Online Community Business from MedHelp

synopsis: Vitals announced the formation of Vitals Consumer Services, a combination of Vitals Consumer websites and the newly merged MedHelp online community business. MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals empowers everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. They bring together cost and quality transparency along with innovative consumer engagement programs to help people select high-quality, lower-cost care. Vitals leads the market with incentive and engagement programs. "
seller parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
seller: MedHelp
MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities are among the world’s largest online health communities, attracting more than 15 million visitors each month. The site enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
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closed 6/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the world's largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 14 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health.
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closed 8/1/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, purchased Consumer Services Division from Vitals, Inc

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company, announced that it has acquired Vitals Consumer Services Division from MDx Medical, Inc/Vitals, Inc. Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals and also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable daily conversations about medical conditions.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
seller: Vitals, Inc
Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals for themselves and their families. They also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable tens of thousands of daily conversations about hundreds of medical conditions.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, purchased Online Community Business from MedHelp

synopsis: Vitals announced the formation of Vitals Consumer Services, a combination of Vitals Consumer websites and the newly merged MedHelp online community business. MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals empowers everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. They bring together cost and quality transparency along with innovative consumer engagement programs to help people select high-quality, lower-cost care. Vitals leads the market with incentive and engagement programs. "
seller parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
seller: MedHelp
MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities are among the world’s largest online health communities, attracting more than 15 million visitors each month. The site enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
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closed 10/28/2014 via Company Press Release

Vitals, Inc, acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers

synopsis: Vitals, a leader in providing online transparency tools and data, helping consumers make informed decisions about their medical care, announced that it has acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers. Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals is reinventing the way people choose doctors and medical facilities. They provide increased transparency to cost, quality and access information to support effective decision making. Vitals brings together actionable data, online tools and an engaging consumer experience. "
target: Compass Healthcare Advisers
Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area, then provides the tools to quickly and easily shop hundreds of services based on price, quality and location.
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closed 2/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, acquired UCompareHealthCare, LLC

synopsis: The New York Times Company has sold its UCompareHealthCare.com unit to MDxMedical, Inc., parent company of Vitals.com. UCompareHealthCare.com provides dynamic Web-based interactive tools to consumers to enable them to measure the quality of healthcare services available.
buyer parent: Milestone Venture Partners
buyer: Vitals, Inc
MDX Medical Inc.'s Vitals.com website offers information on a doctor's expertise and practice, consumer reviews, and recommendations from other doctors for consumers to find doctors. The site also allows patients to search reviews, contact information, and biographies of doctors. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: UCompareHealthCare, LLC
UComparehealthCare (UCHC) helps people make better decisions about their healthcare choices. UCHC provides dynamic Web-based interactive tools to consumers to enable them to measure the quality of healthcare services available.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medinet Australia, acquired Patient Connector

synopsis: Medinet, a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, has acquired Patient Connector, an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists.
buyer: Medinet Australia
Based in Australia, Medinet is a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, that allows patients to obtain clinical advice from a GP; access prescriptions and have medications delivered; access pathology results and directly email their medical certificate to employers; and access specialist referrals. "
target: Patient Connector
Patient Connector is an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists. Patients can find a specialist doctor at the price, availability and location which best suits them.
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closed 8/1/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, purchased Consumer Services Division from Vitals, Inc

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company, announced that it has acquired Vitals Consumer Services Division from MDx Medical, Inc/Vitals, Inc. Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals and also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable daily conversations about medical conditions.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
seller: Vitals, Inc
Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals for themselves and their families. They also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable tens of thousands of daily conversations about hundreds of medical conditions.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, acquired DocInsider GmbH

synopsis: Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft, a company that operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications, has acquired DocInsider GmbH, a company that operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians.
buyer: Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications. The company was founded in 1747 and is based in Hanover, Germany. "
target: DocInsider GmbH
DocInsider GmbH operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians and related professionals in Germany. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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closed 11/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Hubert Burda Media, acquired jameda

synopsis: TOMORROW FOCUS AG has agreed to sell jameda GmbH, which operates a physician ratings portal by the same name, to Burda Digital GmbH. jameda is Germany's biggest physician ratings portal. Over five million patients use the portal every month to find the right physician.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: jameda
jameda is the leading physician rating website in Germany. The website is used by over 5 million patients to search for the right doctor through a database of more than 250,000 medical professionals across Germany.
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closed 10/28/2014 via Company Press Release

Vitals, Inc, acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers

synopsis: Vitals, a leader in providing online transparency tools and data, helping consumers make informed decisions about their medical care, announced that it has acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers. Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals is reinventing the way people choose doctors and medical facilities. They provide increased transparency to cost, quality and access information to support effective decision making. Vitals brings together actionable data, online tools and an engaging consumer experience. "
target: Compass Healthcare Advisers
Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area, then provides the tools to quickly and easily shop hundreds of services based on price, quality and location.
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Inbox Health, will acquire CakeHealth

synopsis: Inbox Health is acquiring CakeHealth’s health insurance aggregation technology to further its mission of creating seamless and transparent patient experiences from check-in to billing. CakeHealth aggregates medical cost and insurance data to help users better manage and track their healthcare expenses.
buyer: Inbox Health
Inbox Health works with over 100 healthcare providers across the US to deliver better patient benefit information and improved payment processing technologies. Their product, Benefitly, is reinventing the pre-visit patient experience and reduces front-office work loads for healthcare providers. "
target: CakeHealth
CakeHealth aggregates medical cost and insurance data to help users better manage and track their healthcare expenses. CakeHealth launched to the public at TechCrunch Disrupt in September 2011, is located in San Francisco, California, and is a part of the StartUp Health network.
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closed 1/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Connecture, Inc., acquired DRX

synopsis: Connecture, Inc., the leader in sales automation technology for the health insurance industry, announced it acquired DRX (formerly known as DestinationRx), a provider of Web-based shopping and enrollment systems for consumers of Medicare health plans, as well as those used to compare name brand pharmaceuticals with therapeutic alternatives.
buyer: Connecture, Inc. (OTCQX:CNXR:$77.99)
Connecture is the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces and exchanges. Its industry-proven solutions enable consumers, employers and brokers to more easily shop for, purchase and renew health insurance. "
target: DRX
Established in 1999, DRX is the leading provider of technology solutions for web-based prescription drug comparison as well as Medicare health plan comparison and enrollment services.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Doctor.com

synopsis: Press Ganey, an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey, has acquired Doctor.com, a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Spring Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Doctor.com
Doctor.com is a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey. The company's industry-leading technology seamlessly integrates provider data warehousing, web-wide listings management, reputation insights, and more.
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announced 3/22/2017 via Reuters

iFlag Co., Ltd., will acquire Dr. O-uccino

synopsis: iFLAG Co.,Ltd., a company that provides IT solutions to small businesses in Japan, has acquired Dr. O-uccino from O-uccino. Dr. O-uccino operates a doctor and hospital search engine site and is located in Tokyo, Japan. People can search by hospital, specialty, location and doctor name.
buyer parent: Hikari Tsushin, Inc.
buyer: iFlag Co., Ltd. (2759:$53.65)
iFLAG Co.,Ltd. provides IT solutions to small businesses in Japan. The company plans, produces, operates, and supports home-services business based on cloud computing. "
target parent: O-uccino
target: Dr. O-uccino
Dr. O-uccino operates a doctor and hospital search engine site and is located in Tokyo, Japan. People can search by hospital, specialty, location and doctor name.
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$0.18
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closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

FairMedOnline, acquired Caremondo GmbH

synopsis: FairMedOnline, a digital healthcare company based in Singapore offering neutral medical second opinions for patients, acquired the international medical tourism platform Caremondo. Caremondo is a full-service global platform for high-quality medical travel that allows patients to compare and book medical, dental, and aesthetic treatments abroad.
buyer: FairMedOnline
FairMedOnline (FMO) is a digital healthcare company based in Singapore. It offers independent medical second opinions and online access to more than 100 renowned German specialists for patients across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. "
target: Caremondo GmbH
Caremondo is a full-service global digital marketplace for high-quality medical travel. Patients can compare medical, dental, and aesthetic treatments and book appointments in more than 160 verified hospitals worldwide.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Global Health and Travel, acquired Tab a Doctor

synopsis: Global Health and Travel, a medical directory and media firm dedicated to medical travel and health tourism in Asia, announced it acquired Tab a Doctor, a company that helps Indonesian patients find and communicate with reputable doctors in Singapore and Malaysia.
buyer: Global Health and Travel
Global Health and Travel is a medical directory and media firm dedicated to medical travel and health tourism in Asia. It is located in Singapore. "
target: Tab a Doctor
Tab a Doctor helps Indonesian patients find and communicate with reputable doctors in Singapore and Malaysia, where the healthcare systems are arguably more sophisticated than those in Indonesia.
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announced 3/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Geopulse Exploration, Inc., will acquire THCFinder.com

synopsis: Geopulse Exploration, Inc., doing business as CannCo Brands & Development and Growth Circle, Inc., announced that it has reached agreement to acquire all of the assets related to www.THCFinder.com, an advertising and marketing site that geo-targets dispensaries, delivery services, and cannabis related physicians offices.
buyer: Geopulse Exploration, Inc. (OTCPK:GPLS:$0.00)
Geopulse Exploration, doing business as CannCo Brands & Development, acquired Growth Circle in 2017. Growth Circle, Inc. develops and distributes marketing and financial content for emerging growth companies including medicinal cannabis-related entities. "
target parent: Endexx
target: THCFinder.com
THCFinder.com helps medical marijuana patients find better access to reliable and safe medication and provides a web platform for patients to interact and feel at ease in a community of users.
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closed 1/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Portea Medical Private Limited, acquired PSTakeCare

synopsis: Home healthcare solution provider Portea Medical, said it has picked up a majority stake in health-tech start-up PSTakeCare. PSTakeCare provides healthcare consumers with information on doctors, hospitals and other healthcare service providers, helping them take decisions based on factors such as insurance cover provided.
buyer: Portea Medical Private Limited
Portea Medical is India’s largest and fastest growing home healthcare company, which was founded in July 2013. With 1700+ employees and operations across 20+ cities, Portea brings, in-home to patients, the full range of geriatric, chronic, post-operative care as well as allied healthcare services. "
target: PSTakeCare
PSTakeCare provides information on doctors, hospitals and other healthcare service providers based on factors such as insurance coverage provided, procedure-specific feedback and room-wise costs and helps consumers take better decisions.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carelabs Co., Ltd., acquired Eunogo Pte Ltd

synopsis: Carelabs, a South Korea-based digital beauty and healthcare company, has acquired 53 per cent of Eunogo, a local online beauty and wellness concierge startup with offices in Korea, Singapore and Indonesia. Eunogo runs a premium virtual assistant service for arranging aesthetic procedures.
buyer: Carelabs Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A263700:$49.51)
Carelabs is a South Korea-based digital beauty and healthcare company. CareLabs provides comprehensive healthcare IT services, including clinic information services, clinic customer management software, and digital marketing solutions. "
target: Eunogo Pte Ltd
Founded in 2015, Eunogo runs a premium virtual assistant service for arranging aesthetic procedures in Korea. The company shares its connections and expertise with foreigners who wish to visit Korea for plastic surgery and aesthetical touchups, providing access to top-tier doctors and VIP care.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

SimplaFYI, acquired EthosWell LLC

synopsis: SimplaFYI, a health and wellbeing company focused on advancing health through integrative care, has acquired EthosWell, a Massachusetts company focused on acupuncture, chiropractic and nutrition. EthosWell is an online platform that helps people find, book, and pay for appointments with local chiropractors, acupuncturists, and dietitians.
buyer: SimplaFYI
SimplaFYI was founded to advance health and wellbeing through integrative care. SimplaFYI partners with practitioners of acupuncture, chiropractic, massage|bodywork, meditation|mindfulness, yoga and nutrition to provide preferred pricing to members. "
target: EthosWell LLC
EthosWell is an online platform that helps people find, book, and pay for appointments with local chiropractors, acupuncturists, and dietitians. Their mission is to increase the access to complementary healthcare and promote evidence-based and clinical education around these types of therapies.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Docavenue, acquired RDV Médicaux

synopsis: Docavenue, a subsidiary of the Cegedim group specializing in the teleconsultation of doctors, announced the acquisition of the online appointments site RDVMédicaux, which belonged to Vivendi. 
buyer parent: Cegedim
buyer: Docavenue
Docavenue, a subsidiary of the Cegedim group, is specialized in the teleconsultation of doctors. Some 500 doctors are currently using Docavenue's teleconsultation tool. Docavenue is based in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: RDV Médicaux
RDV Médicaux, based in Paris, is an online platform lets users make an appointment with a doctor anywhere in France.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Doctena, acquired Mednanny

synopsis: The Luxembourg-based online medical booking service Doctena has taken over the operations of the Austrian leader Mednanny.com. Mednanny is an interactive health platform. Mednanny allows its users to arrange their doctor's appointments online - for free and completely safely.
buyer: Doctena
Doctena is a platform dedicated to helping patients find doctors and organize an appointment with them. They make the best use of the newest online and mobile technologies in order to help reduce wait time for patients to see a doctor. "
target: Mednanny
Mednanny is an interactive health platform. Mednanny allows its users to arrange their doctor's appointments online - for free and completely safely.
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closed 5/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Advisory Board Company, acquired HealthPost, Inc.

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company, a global research, technology, and consulting firm, has acquired HealthPost, a leading provider of cloud-based search and booking solutions for healthcare systems, medical practices and health plans.
buyer: The Advisory Board Company (ABCO:$799.15)
The Advisory Board Company is a global research, technology, and consulting firm partnering with 165,000+ leaders in 4,100+ organizations across health care and higher education. "
target: HealthPost, Inc.
HealthPost is a leading provider of cloud-based search and booking solutions for healthcare systems, medical practices and health plans.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Tolko Sprosit

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired Tolko Sprosit from Doc+, a Russian provider of telemedicine and home doctor services. Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia that provides answers to general health questions. The blog also talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors, and parenting.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target parent: Doc+
target: Tolko Sprosit
Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia. Tolko Sprosit provides answers to general health questions through their About Health section. Their About Hospitals section talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors; and their About Children section talks about parenting.
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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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Benefitfocus, Inc.
Benefitfocus, Inc.
Benefitfocus is the largest healthcare and voluntary benefits software provider in the U.S. Benefitfocus offers a single Web-based platform for benefit shopping, enrollment, management and industry-standard data exchange.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$96.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.72)
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Ticker: WTKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WellTek Inc.
WellTek Inc.
WellTek is a global health, fitness and wellness company that provides solutions to help address some of the world's most pressing and costly health challenges -- obesity and chronic neck and back pain.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
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0
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LifeApps Brands Inc.
LifeApps Brands Inc.
LifeApps is a digital media company focused on medical, health, fitness, entertainment, digital applications and next generation social networks. The company creates and operates mobile apps, websites, publications and social media networks.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.24)
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Ticker: EHTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eHealth, Inc.
eHealth, Inc.
eHealthInsurance, is an online source of health insurance for individuals, families, seniors and small businesses. Through the company's websites consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
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944
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Ticker: TSXV:LIFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lift & Co.
Lift & Co.
Lift & Co. is a media and tech platform with a mission of empowering the cannabis industry to make better-informed decisions through information and data. It also hosts the Lift & Co. Expos, which are the largest cannabis consumer trade shows in NA; and the national Canadian Cannabis Awards.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$5.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.45)
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Ticker: OTCPK:MSRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MassRoots
MassRoots
MassRoots is one of the largest technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry. The company's mobile apps enables consumers to provide community-driven reviews of cannabis strains and products, enabling consumers to make educated cannabis purchasing decisions.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$0.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.99)
Net Income ($mm)
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