• Fitbit buys Twine Health in bid to become a more serious health care tool

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Fitbit's been on a bit of a acquisition spree over the last couple of years, as the company's looked to grow its business inside the stagnating wearables category. This morning, the hardware maker announced plans to pick up Twine Health, a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based health management platform. The company hasn't disclosed specific numbers for the acquisition, but expects...
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  • Fitbit pushes into employee health care and coaching with Twine Health acquisition

    Fitbit pushes into employee health care and coaching with Twine Health acquisition

    4 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Global wearables juggernaut Fitbit has announced plans to acquire Twine Health , a health coaching platform aimed at helping employers manage chronic disease in the workforce. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
    Founded out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2014, Twine Health is a cloud-based platform that connects clinicians with patients so they can create plans and collaborate through synchronized apps toward meeting designated goals. It's also designed to help employers cut down on their in-house health care costs.
    Above: Twine Health
    Twine Health had raised around $10 million in...
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