Digital health news, overview of funding from the previous week; 06 December 2021

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Harrison.ai raised $ 92.3 million, Droplette raised $ 15.4 million,

Mergers & Acquisitions

Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman will purchase a cloud-based electronic medical records provider Athenahealth for $ 17 billion in a deal expected to close in the first quarter of 202. Athenahealth partners with more than 140,000 ambulatory care providers in all 50 states and in more than 120 specialties. The purchase of the private equity firms will mark the second time in three years that Athenahealth has changed ownership.

Best buy announced this month it has spent nearly $ 400 million to acquire remote patient monitoring technology provider Current Health. The deal, announced in October and concluded earlier this month, is expected to have a slightly negative impact on the company’s non-GAAP operating income in the fourth quarter.

Nanox completed its previously announced purchase of Zebra Medical Vision in an all-equity transaction valued at approximately $ 110 million, with an additional $ 84 million of shares expected once performance milestones are achieved. The medical imaging company would rename Zebra to Nanox.AI in the future. Additionally, Nanox announced that it bought MDWeb, a decentralized marketplace for connecting imaging facilities with radiologists, and USARAD Holdings, a provider of teleradiology services, for approximately $ 20 million in shares plus $ 10 million in shares. and cash for the completion of performance milestones.

Inventing health roundtable: discover these emerging companies that are reinventing primary care. They included Bone Health Technologies, CrowdHealth, HealthNxt, HeyRenee and Insiteflow

Overview of funding

Harrison.ai has raised A $ 129 million (US $ 92.3 million) in Series B funding. The startup is a Sydney, Australia-based company that creates technology in partnership with healthcare companies (including Software used to establish the likelihood that an embryo will lead to a viable pregnancy). Former backer Horizons Ventures led the round, joined by Sonic Healthcare, I-MED Radiology Network and two other previous backers: Blackbird Ventures and Skip Capital. The company has raised AU $ 158 million in total. TechCrunch has more here.

Acepody raised $ 109 million in Series C funding led by Digital mobile business. Acepodia is a five-year-old developer of cell therapies for cancer based in Alameda, Calif. The product will fund Acepodia’s development of a cell therapy that combines a natural killer cell with a monoclonal antibody targeting HER2-positive tumors, which are found in breast, stomach, endometrial and cancer cancers. ‘ovary. More here.

droplet, a 4.5-year-old raised $ 15.4 million in Series B funding. Dropette is a Boston-based consumer skin care tech startup that sells a $ 300 “mist” tool and additional capsules for the device. Capital of Victory and Spark Capital co-led the round, joined by Lock and Expand your businesses. More here.

CODA Biotherapeutics, a 7.5-year-old South San Francisco-based gene therapy startup focused on neurological disorders, has raised $ 28 million in funding led by Pacira BioSciences (an opioid-free pain management company),MPM Capital and Versant Ventures. He also obtained new venture capital debt from SVB. More here.

Vine health raised $ 5.5 million in seed funding. The startup is a London-based digital health startup established 3.5 years ago. Talis Capital led the funding, while previous investors Capital of fairs and Ascension joined. TechCrunch has more here.

From November 17th Invent Health virtual event

Primary Care Roundtable with UCSF, Health Wildcatters, Providence Ventures
Startups Disrupt Primary Care @ Primary Care and New Medical QB Event 11/17/21 Watch Here

Effectiveness of innovations in primary care from a physician’s perspective. Invent Health Virtual Event Primary Care and the New Medical QB Watch Here

Disrupt the digital healthcare establishment; What VCs and Business Strategists Fund
Invent Health Virtual Event Primary Care and the New Medical QB: Third Session Watch here

Overview of disruptions in the primary care industry by Bambi Francisco Roizen and Archana Dubey
Invent Health Virtual Event Primary Care and the New Medical QB: First session Watch here

The primary care business. Who is the doc? What is the cost and who pays?
Invent Health Virtual Event Primary Care and the New Medical QB: First session Watch here

Smoking is back; primary care can save the day. Pivot CEO David Utley Presents Primary Care and the New Medical QB at Invent Health Virtual Event Watch here

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