NxGen Brands, Inc. Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of HealthCard LLC

NxGen Brands Inc. (OTC: “NXGB”) (“NxGen Brands” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of HealthCard LLC (“HealthCard”), a technology company, that has a U.S. patent application pending for a patient-centric health recording and payment system.

Amazon vs. Traditional Healthcare: Who Will Win?

It’s hard to think back to Amazon’s origin story, a website launched in the summer of 1995 that only sold books. Now that bookseller has 200 million Prime members globally buying not just books but food, clothing, appliances and most anything else that can fit in a warehouse. The company rakes in $50 billion a year from Amazon Web Services (AWS), quietly storing data, including medical records. Its 2021 first-quarter earnings were $8.1 billion. And if Amazon’s latest venture works, companies will soon be contracting with the retailer for telehealth and primary care services as well. From books to in-home checkup: Why?

Bloom Is off the Health Tech IPO Rose, as Valuations Expected to Fall

After a record year for health tech valuations, the music might stop soon. Healthcare leaders surveyed by Venrock were asked to predict the valuations at the end of the year for seven health-tech companies that recently went public. They gave bearish forecasts for all but one, signaling expectations that the market might be cooling after a bull run.

Banyan Software Announces Acquisition of HealthRx Corporation

Banyan Software, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, building and growing great enterprise software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of HealthRx Corporation, a company that provides research workflow, lab safety and occupational health management software solutions through its integrated Nexus platform. Headquartered in Fairfax, VA, HealthRx has been serving biomedical research organizations and government health agencies for decades.

RJD Green Inc. Subsidiary, IOSoft, Announces the Acquisition of an Additional Medical Services Software Platform

RJD Green Inc. (OTCPK: RJDG) announced their subsidiary, IOSoft Inc., has acquired a healthcare software platform, MedSwift, to provide superior solutions in logistics, communications and data storage and requires minimal set up and training. IOSoft management stated they are adding an additional synergistic software platform to complement their suite of services. The software offers expediting & delivery of products and services to the healthcare community.

Apple Struggles in Push to Make Healthcare Its Greatest Legacy

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook has said the company’s greatest contribution to mankind will be in health. So far, some Apple initiatives aimed at broadly disrupting the healthcare sector have struggled to gain traction, according to people familiar with them and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

Kipu Announces Strategic Investment from TCV

Kipu, maker of the widely-used KipuEMR, an electronic medical records (EMR) system specifically designed for substance use disorder (SUD) and behavioral health treatment organizations, announced Monday the appointment of two senior leaders and a strategic investment from growth equity firm TCV. Kipu’s EMR and other software and value-added solutions are utilized daily by leading operators in the substance use disorder treatment and behavioral health industry. “Kipu is the category leader with tremendous momentum,” says TCV General Partner Nari Ansari and a member of the Kipu board of directors.

HST Pathways Announces Merger with Clariti Health

HST Pathways announced this morning its merger with healthcare price transparency leader, Clariti Health. The integration of Clariti Health with HST Pathways will empower ambulatory surgery center (ASC) clients nationwide to provide the most accurate patient estimates in the industry. HST Pathways is a leader in ASC cloud-based technology with more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Clariti Health has long provided clear and timely information for patients relating to their insurance benefits, payment responsibility, and payment options to enhance the overall patient experience.

ZS Acquires Digital Health Specialist Medullan to Help Accelerate Innovation for Life Sciences

Global professional services firm ZS today announced it is acquiring Medullan, a leader in digital health and digital medicine strategies and solutions. The acquisition paves the way for offerings that will help drive the success and scale of digital health solutions for better patient outcomes. It will achieve this by combining ZS’s existing consulting, technology and analytical services in life sciences with Medullan’s innovative digital health solutions, as well as its pioneering virtual care and decentralized trial platform, VARA™.

Amazon Deepens Its Healthcare Presence: A Timeline of the Last Year

Amazon has been opening healthcare clinics for its employees as it expands virtual care offerings for enterprise clients. Here’s a breakdown of Amazon’s healthcare ventures, acquisitions, product developments, partnerships and hiring trends reported by Becker’s Hospital Review. The timeline includes Amazon’s healthcare moves since June 2020.