Propeller Health Flies to ResMed

And Propeller Health makes three. Three deals in 2018, that is, for ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), which picked up Propeller for $225 million on December 3. ResMed is a global medical device maker with more than 6 million cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring for conditions like sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) […]

ResMed Pays Big for MatrixCare

It’s a frothy, frothy market in most areas of health care, and the digital health space just got frothier. ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), which makes medical equipment to monitor respiratory disorders, announced it paid $750 million for MatrixCare, a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity. Right up front, ResMed touted the 25x price/EBITDA multiple, based […]

ResMed Adds HealthCareFirst to Home Health Solutions

Medical device maker ResMed (NYSE: RMD) is moving deeper into the Home Health & Hospice arena. The company announced its acquisition of HealthCareFirst, which provides software solutions for home health and hospice agencies. HealthCareFirst offers electronic health record (EHR) software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics to help agencies optimize their clinical, financial and […]

Sleep Disorders Make for Steady Business

For all the companies and remedies devoted to sleep disorders, it’s a wonder they haven’t been cured by now. The latest deal targeting a company focused on sleep apnea and other conditions was announced last week, on April 11. SleepScore Labs, a medical device company based in Carlsbad, California, acquired the Dutch technology company Sleep.ai […]

Sleep Services Goes to MedBridge Healthcare

Sleep disorders continue to spawn acquisitions. In February, ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD) paid $800 million for Brightree, a digital health company focused on post-acute segments that have a high prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing problems. This month, MedBridge Healthcare, a portfolio company of Vicente Capital Partners, paid an undisclosed price for Sleep Services of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

Software for Sleep Disorders Attracts $800 Million

Sleep-disordered breathing is big money. Anyone who has laid awake night after night beside a chronic snorer would pay just about anything for a bit of quiet, most likely. Enter ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), which has built its business on medical devices to treat sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care. The company has made several acquisitions […]