IBM Watson Health Buys Truven Health Analytics

Big Healthcare Data just got bigger. IBM (NYSE: IBM) has spent some $4 billion in the past 12 months to build out its Watson Health division. The latest and largest deal is for Truven Health Analytics, for $2.6 billion. Truven Health provides cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insights to more than 8,500 clients, including federal […]

Digital Health Care M&A

Mergers and acquisitions in the digital health category have gone through boom times and relative obscurity since the Great Recession. Companies offering revenue cycle management have always been popular targets, while data analytics and population health management companies have more to prove when it comes to ROI. With IBM (NYSE: IBM) making a splash this […]