Daily Archives: September 9, 2019


Patient flow firm Intouch acquires software development player Synopsis

Patient flow company, Intouch with Health, has acquired pre-operative software development company, Synopsis Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum. Intouch said the addition of pre-operative assessment software to its expanding digital health technology portfolio will enable the company to offer hospitals an end-to-end solution that dovetails surgical pathway information directly with its digital outpatient flow management…


AI and health analytics firms collaborate to develop AF screening

iRhythm Technologies will collaborate with Verily to focus on the development of solutions aimed at improving the screening, diagnosis and management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). This collaboration brings together iRhythm’s expertise in AI based arrhythmia diagnosis and Verily’s health data analytics technologies to address the millions of patients living with undiagnosed AF. AF is…


Boots partners video GP service in pilot scheme

Boots UK is working with Livi to pilot a video GP service in a bid to make access to healthcare easier. The Livi video GP service is initially piloting an NHS service in North West Surrey and a private service in Boots London Liverpool Street store. Luke Buhl-Nielsen, Livi UK country director, said: “We are delighted to be…


NHSX chief among speakers at HETT event

Matthew Gould, chief executive of NHSX has been announced as one of a host of prolific speakers at HETT – a healthcare technology and digital health event taking place on 1-2 October 2019 at ExCeL, London. Gould, who will discuss the expanding role and aims of NHSX, will be joined by Sarah Wilkinson, CEO of…


Report suggests highest rate of healthtech M&A activity in five years

The first half of 2019 recorded an increase in healthtech M&A activity, with 100 deals agreed (11% more than in second half of 2018) and around $8.3 billion in disclosed transaction value throughout the period, reveals Hampleton Partners in its latest global Healthtech M&A Market Report Trailing 30-month median valuation multiples reached the highest levels in years, with EV/EBITDA…

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