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Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Alphabet's Verily has been talking with insurers about joint bids for contracts that would involve taking on risk for hundreds of thousands of patients   —  - The company is looking to take on risk for patient populations and sharing in the upside if it can bring down health-care costs, sources tell CNBC.
Feb 27, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple is launching AC Wellness, a group of medical clinics for its employees and their families, starting in California this spring   —  - The company is advertising for doctors, health coaches, and “designers” to create a program to promote healthy behavior.
Feb 27, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Swiss pharma giant Roche is paying $1.9B to acquire the rest of clinical data platform Flatiron Health, in which it had a 12% stake, valuing Flatiron at $2.1B   —  - Swiss pharma giant Roche is acquiring Flatiron Health, which has an electronic medical record used by physicians treating cancer …
Feb 15, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Electronic medical records startup Practice Fusion, which was valued at $1.5B two years ago and raised $157M+, acquired by Allscripts for $100M   —  Practice Fusion, a start-up in the crowded electronic medical records market, was acquired on Monday for $100 million, two years after bankers …
Jan 8, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Fitbit invests $6M in Sano, a company that makes a coin-sized patch to track blood sugar; this is Fitbit's first startup investment   —  - Fitbit invested $6 million into Sano, a company with a patch for tracking people's blood sugar.  It's Fitbit's first start-up investment.
Jan 5, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Apple partners with Stanford University to launch heart research study using a new Apple Watch app to detect and collect data on abnormal heart rhythms   —  - Apple is facilitating a massive heart study that will use the Apple Watch to detect a heart abnormality called atrial fibrillation …
Nov 30, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple held talks, that are now over without a deal, to buy Crossover Health, approached One Medical as part of push into health care   —  - It's not clear if Apple wanted to own and operate a network of health clinics, like its retail stores, or simply partner to sell products with a health-related angle, like the Apple Watch
Oct 16, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Amazon is developing a smart doorbell service to allow safe deliveries to inside the home and is partnering on system to deliver to car trunks   —  - Amazon is in advanced talks with Phrame, a smart license plate maker, to ship packages to your car's trunk, CNBC has learned.
Oct 10, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Apple working with partners including Stanford and telemedicine firm American Well to test whether Watch can be used to detect common heart conditions   —  - The company is working on the tests with partners including Stanford and telemedicine company American Well, according to two people familiar.
Sep 12, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Amazon's 1492, a skunkworks lab, is working on healthcare tech including a platform for medical records, telemedicine, and apps for devices like Echo   —  - Areas of exploration include a platform for electronic medical record data, telemedicine and health apps for existing devices like the Amazon Echo.
Jul 26, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context

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