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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

synopsis: Lee Equity Partners, LLC a growth oriented middle market buyout firm has closed the sale of PDR Network, LLC (“PDR”) to an affiliate of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital. PDR has built the largest network to engage physicians, pharmacists, and patients with clinically relevant content in a targeted and measurable way.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
target: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes.
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closed 4/14/2022 via BusinessWire

GoodRx, Inc., acquired vitaCare Prescription Services

synopsis: GoodRx, a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform, has acquired vitaCare Prescription Services from TherapeuticsMD. VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: GoodRx, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GDRX:$745.42)
GoodRx is a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform. Their technology delivers strong savings, trusted information and access to care to make healthcare affordable and convenient for all Americans. "
target parent: TherapeuticsMD
target: vitaCare Prescription Services
VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications. Specifically, vitaCare helps patients understand coverage and identify available savings opportunities, and facilitates communications between providers and payors.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Diagnosia, acquired MedEval GmbH

synopsis: Diagnosia, the leading European source for medical drug information, has acquired MedEval GmbH, a company that operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
buyer: Diagnosia
Diagnosia.com is the leading European source for medical drug information. In collaboration with national and European admission offices they provide free access to verified and up-to-date medical drug information intended for both patients and physicians in up to 22 languages. "
target: MedEval GmbH
MedEval GmbH operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

SUPPL'ACTIV, acquired Labo Pharma Conseils

synopsis: The French company SUPPL'ACTIV took the opportunity to take over Labo Pharma Conseil; a French company recognized for its contribution to the "L'Observatoire LPC", a reference guide and unique annual panorama of pharmaceutical distribution in France. Both companies focus on marketing and consulting in the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: SUPPL'ACTIV
SUPPL'ACTIV is a French expert agency of commercial outsourcing and field marketing. Its favorite markets are; pharmacy, parapharmacy, and organic retail. SUPPL'ACTIV advises and accompanies customers on all of their projects in sell-in and sell-out . "
target: Labo Pharma Conseils
LaboPharmaConseils is recognized among others to publish the "L'Observatoire LPC", a reference guide and unique annual panorama of pharmaceutical distribution in France. They are also a major player in consulting and commercial training in health and beauty related studies.
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announced 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., will acquire coliquio

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, is to acquire coliquio, a German-based information and education platform for healthcare professionals. coliquio will be integrated into Medscape, WebMD's flagship brand for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: coliquio
coliquio GmbH is a leading information platform for physicians in German-speaking countries. Physicians discuss patient cases, get personalized top-notch information updates, and can directly interact with world-leading experts.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
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: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

ByteDance, acquired Baikemy.com

synopsis: ByteDance has fully acquired online medical encyclopedia Baikemy.com. Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
buyer: ByteDance
Bytedance offers platforms that enable people to consume and create content through machine learning technology. Bytedance's flagship product, Toutiao, is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Toutiao delivers personalized content recommendations to every user based on their interests. "
target: Baikemy.com
Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brightsquid Dental Link Inc., acquired SCS Card Technology

synopsis: Brightsquid Dental Ltd. announced that it has acquired SCS Card Technology Inc. The company develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs.
buyer: Brightsquid Dental Link Inc.
Brightsquid Dental Link is a web-based dental collaboration platform that centralizes communication between dentists, office managers, specialists and dental labs. The secure, award-winning software ensures everyone can safely stay informed while working with the same data. "
target: SCS Card Technology
SCS develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs, and aggregating the partnerships that will make each program work for the maximum benefit of SCS and their clients.
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announced 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Scientist.com, will acquire HealthEconomics

synopsis: Scientist.com, the healthcare industry’s leading marketplace for outsourced R&D, announced it will acquire HealthEconomics.Com, a US-based company that has spent the last 25 years creating a global Connected Community™ of scientists and suppliers of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), real world evidence (RWE) and market access services.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: HealthEconomics
HealthEconomics.Com was founded in 1994 as a resource portal for researchers, payers and academics engaged in generating or evaluating data and evidence to describe the clinical, economic and patient-reported outcomes of healthcare interventions.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Swervepay Health, acquired StatPayMD

synopsis: SwervePay, LLC, an innovative patient-centric payment solution in healthcare, announced its acquisition of StatPayMD. StatPayMD is an easy to use solution that helps practices educate patients of their out of pocket responsibility and offer payment solutions improving patient payments and delivering a consumer focused patient experience.
buyer: Swervepay Health
SwervePay is leading the patient-provider revolution by reducing the complexity of interacting with patient-facing technologies and eliminating mobile apps and repetitive paper statements. SwervePay eliminates statement cost, improves hospital staff efficiency and collects patient balances faster. "
target: StatPayMD
StatPayMD is a easy to use solution that helps practices educate patients of their out of pocket responsibility and offer payment solutions improving patient payments and delivering a consumer focused patient experience.
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired Beacon Health Corp.

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its presence in the homecare and hospice industry with the acquisition of Beacon Health. Located in Mequon, WI, and led by industry expert, Diane Omdahl, Beacon Health is the market leader in providing information and published products for the homecare and hospice industry.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: Beacon Health Corp.
Beacon Health is dedicated to advancing the art and practice of home health care through ever higher standards of education, resources, and support for home health and hospice industry providers.
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closed 4/13/2005 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Whurr Publishers Ltd.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Whurr Publishers Limited, a London-based publisher of books and journals in Health Sciences and Special Education. The shareholders of Whurr Publishers Limited were represented by The van Tulleken Company. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Whurr Publishers Ltd.
Whurr is a leading publisher of academic and professional books in the "niche" areas of Audiology, Speech and Language Therapy, Nursing, Psychology and Special Education. Whurr Publishers has been acquired by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

synopsis: Lee Equity Partners, LLC a growth oriented middle market buyout firm has closed the sale of PDR Network, LLC (“PDR”) to an affiliate of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital. PDR has built the largest network to engage physicians, pharmacists, and patients with clinically relevant content in a targeted and measurable way.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
target: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

PDR Network, acquired Physicians' Desk Reference

synopsis: PDR Network acquires Physicians' Desk Reference, the most routinely used drug information source in the U.S., the primary means by which manufacturers fulfill their ‘duty to warn’ prescribers about drug details including safety issues, and the primary drug information source routinely cited in drug-related litigation.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR Network includes the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most commonly used drug information reference available in the US, and the Health Care Notification Network, the only service that provides electronic delivery of important FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts to physicians. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Physicians' Desk Reference
The Physicians' Desk Reference has been the authoritative source for prescribing information for over 63 years. Delivered in multiple formats print and electronically, PDR provides instant access to drug labeling information that prescribers use throughout their daily workflow.
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

PDR Network, acquired Health Care Notification Network

synopsis: PDR Network acquires Health Care Notification Network (HCNN), the only network that delivers FDA-required drug alerts to physicians and other prescribers online.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR Network includes the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most commonly used drug information reference available in the US, and the Health Care Notification Network, the only service that provides electronic delivery of important FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts to physicians. "
target parent: Medfusion, Inc.
target: Health Care Notification Network
The Health Care Notification Network (HCNN) delivers important patient safety alerts to providers securely online, in a manner that is faster, more efficient and more reliable than the current paper-based systems that typically use the U.S. mail. The HCNN is a free service for healthcare providers.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

synopsis: Lee Equity Partners, LLC a growth oriented middle market buyout firm has closed the sale of PDR Network, LLC (“PDR”) to an affiliate of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital. PDR has built the largest network to engage physicians, pharmacists, and patients with clinically relevant content in a targeted and measurable way.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
target: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes.
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closed 4/14/2022 via BusinessWire

GoodRx, Inc., acquired vitaCare Prescription Services

synopsis: GoodRx, a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform, has acquired vitaCare Prescription Services from TherapeuticsMD. VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: GoodRx, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GDRX:$745.42)
GoodRx is a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform. Their technology delivers strong savings, trusted information and access to care to make healthcare affordable and convenient for all Americans. "
target parent: TherapeuticsMD
target: vitaCare Prescription Services
VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications. Specifically, vitaCare helps patients understand coverage and identify available savings opportunities, and facilitates communications between providers and payors.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Diagnosia, acquired MedEval GmbH

synopsis: Diagnosia, the leading European source for medical drug information, has acquired MedEval GmbH, a company that operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
buyer: Diagnosia
Diagnosia.com is the leading European source for medical drug information. In collaboration with national and European admission offices they provide free access to verified and up-to-date medical drug information intended for both patients and physicians in up to 22 languages. "
target: MedEval GmbH
MedEval GmbH operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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2.4x
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10.5x
closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

SUPPL'ACTIV, acquired Labo Pharma Conseils

synopsis: The French company SUPPL'ACTIV took the opportunity to take over Labo Pharma Conseil; a French company recognized for its contribution to the "L'Observatoire LPC", a reference guide and unique annual panorama of pharmaceutical distribution in France. Both companies focus on marketing and consulting in the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: SUPPL'ACTIV
SUPPL'ACTIV is a French expert agency of commercial outsourcing and field marketing. Its favorite markets are; pharmacy, parapharmacy, and organic retail. SUPPL'ACTIV advises and accompanies customers on all of their projects in sell-in and sell-out . "
target: Labo Pharma Conseils
LaboPharmaConseils is recognized among others to publish the "L'Observatoire LPC", a reference guide and unique annual panorama of pharmaceutical distribution in France. They are also a major player in consulting and commercial training in health and beauty related studies.
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announced 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., will acquire coliquio

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, is to acquire coliquio, a German-based information and education platform for healthcare professionals. coliquio will be integrated into Medscape, WebMD's flagship brand for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: coliquio
coliquio GmbH is a leading information platform for physicians in German-speaking countries. Physicians discuss patient cases, get personalized top-notch information updates, and can directly interact with world-leading experts.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
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: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

ByteDance, acquired Baikemy.com

synopsis: ByteDance has fully acquired online medical encyclopedia Baikemy.com. Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
buyer: ByteDance
Bytedance offers platforms that enable people to consume and create content through machine learning technology. Bytedance's flagship product, Toutiao, is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Toutiao delivers personalized content recommendations to every user based on their interests. "
target: Baikemy.com
Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brightsquid Dental Link Inc., acquired SCS Card Technology

synopsis: Brightsquid Dental Ltd. announced that it has acquired SCS Card Technology Inc. The company develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs.
buyer: Brightsquid Dental Link Inc.
Brightsquid Dental Link is a web-based dental collaboration platform that centralizes communication between dentists, office managers, specialists and dental labs. The secure, award-winning software ensures everyone can safely stay informed while working with the same data. "
target: SCS Card Technology
SCS develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs, and aggregating the partnerships that will make each program work for the maximum benefit of SCS and their clients.
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announced 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Scientist.com, will acquire HealthEconomics

synopsis: Scientist.com, the healthcare industry’s leading marketplace for outsourced R&D, announced it will acquire HealthEconomics.Com, a US-based company that has spent the last 25 years creating a global Connected Community™ of scientists and suppliers of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), real world evidence (RWE) and market access services.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: HealthEconomics
HealthEconomics.Com was founded in 1994 as a resource portal for researchers, payers and academics engaged in generating or evaluating data and evidence to describe the clinical, economic and patient-reported outcomes of healthcare interventions.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Swervepay Health, acquired StatPayMD

synopsis: SwervePay, LLC, an innovative patient-centric payment solution in healthcare, announced its acquisition of StatPayMD. StatPayMD is an easy to use solution that helps practices educate patients of their out of pocket responsibility and offer payment solutions improving patient payments and delivering a consumer focused patient experience.
buyer: Swervepay Health
SwervePay is leading the patient-provider revolution by reducing the complexity of interacting with patient-facing technologies and eliminating mobile apps and repetitive paper statements. SwervePay eliminates statement cost, improves hospital staff efficiency and collects patient balances faster. "
target: StatPayMD
StatPayMD is a easy to use solution that helps practices educate patients of their out of pocket responsibility and offer payment solutions improving patient payments and delivering a consumer focused patient experience.
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired Beacon Health Corp.

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its presence in the homecare and hospice industry with the acquisition of Beacon Health. Located in Mequon, WI, and led by industry expert, Diane Omdahl, Beacon Health is the market leader in providing information and published products for the homecare and hospice industry.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: Beacon Health Corp.
Beacon Health is dedicated to advancing the art and practice of home health care through ever higher standards of education, resources, and support for home health and hospice industry providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2005 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Whurr Publishers Ltd.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Whurr Publishers Limited, a London-based publisher of books and journals in Health Sciences and Special Education. The shareholders of Whurr Publishers Limited were represented by The van Tulleken Company. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Whurr Publishers Ltd.
Whurr is a leading publisher of academic and professional books in the "niche" areas of Audiology, Speech and Language Therapy, Nursing, Psychology and Special Education. Whurr Publishers has been acquired by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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