Articles written by Lisa Phillips:

Azalea Health Adds to its EMR Offerings

Digital health deals are on track to surpass 2016’s record 157 transactions. Through mid-October, 139 deals have been announced in this sector, targeting companies specializing in revenue cycle management, telemedicine and electronic medical records (EMRs). Just four companies have made more than one acquisition this year, indicating there are more buyers getting into digital health […]

CryoLife Misses Q3 Revenues, Buys JOTEC

Third quarter earnings season is off to a bad start for Cryolife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY), maker of medical devices and tissue processing systems focused on cardiac and vascular surgery. CRY stock slumped on Wednesday, October 11, when the company reported Q3 revenues of $45.1 million, well below its previously announced guidance of $46.5 million to $47.5 million. Not even […]

Deal of the Week: Express Scripts Diversifies

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) didn’t hedge its bets that online retail giant Amazon will enter the prescription drug delivery market.  On October 10, the leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) acquired South Carolina-based eviCore healthcare from its current investors, including General Atlantic, TA Associates, and Ridgemont Equity Partners, for $3.6 billion.