Azalea Health Adds to its EMR Offerings

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 than leaving it. Among the four serial acquirers this year are Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX), Azalea Health, NextGen Healthcare Information (NASDAQ: QSII) and contract research organization PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ: PRAH). Azalea Health is the only the privately held digital health company to announce two... Read More »
CROs Are Buying, Too

CROs Are Buying, Too

A few CROs, like PRA Health Sciences, are turning to eHealth acquisitions to strengthen their data technology capabilities. We already know that CROs are popular targets. But CROs can play the role of acquirer, too. Lately, a few of these companies have been busy claiming eHealth targets to advance their technological capabilities, namely data capabilities. On August 7, 2017, PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAH) acquired privately-held Symphony Health Solutions Corporation. The deal valued Symphony at $530 million, or 2.65x revenue. But, that value could be even larger depending on Symphony Health exceeding financial targets in 2017 and 2018 Symphony Health Solutions Corporation... Read More »