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THCB Gang Episode 64 – Thurs August 26, 1pm PT- 4pm ET
THCB Gang is back from its summer break. Joining me Matthew Holt (@boltyboy) for an hour of topical and sometime combative conversation on what’s happening in health care and beyond will be patient safety expert and all around wit Michael Millenson (@MLMillenson); fierce patient activist Casey Quinlan (@MightyCasey), medical historian Mike Magee (@drmikemagee), WTF Health host & Health IT girl Jessica DaMassa (@jessdamassa); and making a rare but welcome appearance cardiologist & provocateur Anish Koka (@anish_koka). Watch it live below.
#Healthin2Point00, Episode 229 | Headspace and Ginger merge, Connect America buys 100Plus
It’s M and A day here on Health in 2 Point 00! On Episode 229, Jess and Matthew chat about the big news that Headspace and Ginger are merging to create Headspace Health (for more deets tune into Jess’s interview on WTF Health here). Next up, Connect America buys remote patient monitoring platform 100Plus. Finally, AllStripes raises $50 million in a Series B, bringing their total up to $67 million – this is a rare disease play for clinical trial recruiting.
#Healthin2Point00, Episode 228 | Mahana, Vera, Cadence, Commure and Ovia
#HealthIn2Point00 is still catching up on back deals from my HIMSS “vacation” when Jess lost track of Matthew. Mahana Therapeutics gets $61m for its IBS related CBT DTx. Not everyone is happy! Vera Whole Health Clinic gets $50mm even if they don’t love Jess! Cadence gets $41m for RPM. Commure buys PatientKeeper from HCA, and LabCorp buys femtech co Ovia Health
#Healthin2Point00, Episode 227 | Maven, Carrot Fertility, Cricket Health and Sharecare
It’s the return of #HealthIn2Point00 after an overly long summer break (well, I went to HIMSS and Jess didn’t last week!). We have deals with Maven raising a big round, Cricket Health (from a few weeks back) filling its coffers and another fertility play, Carrot Fertility, getting $75m. Finally Sharecare gets its checkbook out — again–and buys a home care company. We have more to catch up on tomorrow
#Healthin2Point00, Episode 226 | DomaniRx, Connections Health Solutions, Veda, and Connie Health
Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have more deals for you! First up, DomaniRx: Anthem, Humana, and a software company SSandC are teaming up to launch a PBM. Connections Health Solutions raises $30 million working on comprehensive behavioral health care, and Veda Data Solutions raises $45 million, bringing their total to $52.2 million, applying AI to provider data. Finally, Medicare navigation platform Connie Health raises $13 million, bringing their total to $16 million.
#Healthin2Point00, Episode 225 | Amwell acquires SilverCloud and Conversa – plus more deals
Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have a deal so big it’s brought me out of vacation just for this episode! Amwell acquires not one, but TWO companies – DTx mental health company SilverCloud Health and chatbot company Conversa Health for a combined $320 million. In other news, mental health company Sondermind raises $150 million, bringing their total to $188 million, and femtech company Elvie raises $80 million, bringing their total to $133.9 million.