Cerner Posts A Lower Than Expected Financial Performance

Cerner Posts A Lower Than Expected Financial Performance

Cerner Corporation posted its financial performance for the fourth quarter of 2021, and the full year of 2021. Cerner is an electronic health record (EHR) vendor based in Missouri. For 2021, the company posted a revenue of $5.7 billion, which is up 5% from 2020 at $5.5 billion. Its net earnings for 2021 decreased from $780.1 million in 2020 to $555.6 million in 2021, which represents a 29% drop from the year before. In the fourth quarter of 2021, Cerner reported $1.45 billion in revenue, which is up from 2020 that reported $1.39 billion for the same period. Net earnings also rose in the final quarter, with $174.8 million, which is a 24% increase from $141.5 million in 2020. Yet, Cerner’s... Read More »
VillageMD Buys Chronic Care Management Company Healthy Interactions

VillageMD Buys Chronic Care Management Company Healthy Interactions

On February 15, VillageMD announced the acquisition of Healthy Interactions, which helps patients manage chronic conditions through interactive educational programming as part of a stronger patient-provider relationship. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Healthy Interactions is a patient engagement company that improves outcomes of diabetes and other chronic medical conditions for hospitals, clinics and providers. Its services include small group sessions and a digital engagement platform aimed at supporting patients before and after a session. The virtual platform allows patients to track their goals and tap into educational resources, and to connect with healthcare... Read More »
SimpleHealth Acquires Fellow Contraceptive Care Company Emme

SimpleHealth Acquires Fellow Contraceptive Care Company Emme

On February 16, SimpleHealth, one of the nation’s fastest-growing reproductive healthcare companies, announced the acquisition of Emme, a healthcare technology company focused on women’s health. The acquisition expands SimpleHealth’s birth control prescription delivery and telehealth services while addressing unmet needs in reproductive healthcare through a patient-centered approach. Emme is the first company to offer a fully integrated birth control system for pill management. The Emme Smart Case and app is an integrated technology-enabled solution designed to safeguard the birth control experience and help reduce the rate of missed pills. Emme’s connected Smart Birth... Read More »
Capsa Healthcare Scoops Up New York City-Based Humanscale Healthcare

Capsa Healthcare Scoops Up New York City-Based Humanscale Healthcare

Capsa Healthcare, a leading innovator in healthcare delivery solutions for hospitals, long-term care, and retail pharmacy providers, announced the acquisition of Humanscale Healthcare, a designer and manufacturer of flexible technology solutions and computing workstations based in New York, New York. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For more than 50 years, Capsa has been a leading developer of mobile storage and technology products that improve user workflow, process efficiency and healthcare outcomes. The company offers a unique ability to meet the demands of diverse healthcare environments and offers a broad range of products including medication carts, medical... Read More »
Capsa Healthcare Scoops Up New York City-Based Humanscale Healthcare

HybridChart and Kovo HealthTech Form Strategic Partnership

On February 10, HybridChart, the leader in mobile charge capture and workflow solutions for rounding physicians, announced a partnership with Kovo HealthTech Corporation, a leader in healthcare technology and Billing-as-a-Service. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HybridChart, a leading provider of medical technology, connects healthcare teams, increases efficiency and improves patient outcomes. HybridChart EVOLVE, the fourth version of this software, adapts to unique workflows and enhances profitability. Used by providers from diverse specialties, practices of all sizes across the United States benefit from EVOLVE’s 5 core features: Charge Capture, Census... Read More »
ETAO International Group Goes Public and Merges with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp III

ETAO International Group Goes Public and Merges with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp III

ETAO International Group, a multinational digital healthcare company founded in 2017, is merging with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp III, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition corporation. ETAO International Group, a Cayman Islands company, aims to be the world’s leading digital healthcare group providing a range of online and offline healthcare services in China, including telemedicine, hospital care, primary care, pharmacy and health insurance covering all life stages of patients. The transaction values ETAO at a pro forma fully diluted enterprise value of approximately $2.5 billion with existing ETAO shareholders rolling over 100% of their equity into equity of the... Read More »