Everybody wants some: 2013 patient engagement acquisitions

 

The range of companies making acquisitions in the patient engagement space makes one thing clear: engaging people in their health is an attractive market opportunity that goes beyond Affordable Care Act incentive programs. Here are some of the 2013 acquisitions:

 

Jan: athenahealth acquired Epocrates for $293M

Feb: Jawbone acquired Massive Health

Feb: Practice Fusion acquired 100Plus

Feb: Cerner acquired PureWellness

Mar: Allscripts acquired Jardogs

Mar: Allscripts acquired dbMotion for $235M

Apr: Jawbone acquired BodyMedia for >$100M

May: Qualcomm acquired HealthyCircles

Aug: Medtronic acquired Cardiocom for $200M

Aug: Jawbone acquired Nutrivise

Sep: Teladoc acquired Consult-A-Doctor

Oct: Humana acquired Healthrageous

Oct: WebMD acquired Avado

Nov: Under Armour acquired MapyMyFitness for $150M

Dec: Health Elements bought WellnessFX