Zipongo, a digital nutrition program founded in 2011, developed an app to make personalized meal recommendations based on dietary needs. Although its initial focus was on corporate wellness plans, it is expanding into other areas of healthcare this year. The digital health company has a newly developed FoodScripts program geared to hospitals and health plans.
AXA Group, a global insurer and asset manager, has acquired benefits manager Maestro Health in a $155 million deal, according to a company statement. The acquisition represents part of AXA’s strategy dating back to 2016 to re-orient its business model around prevention and care while also expanding its foothold in the U.S. healthcare market. Guillaume Borie, Chief Innovation Officer with AXA, said the deal gives AXA an opportunity to build the insurance group’s presence in the U.S. health market.
Clinical decision support companies have become a hot acquisition target for organizations wishing to expand their tech toolboxes and help hospitals reduce the cost of care by avoiding repeated tasks and unnecessary procedures. Elsevier’s acquisition of Via Oncology, a spinoff of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Enterprises that develops clinical pathways with payers and providers, marks the medical publisher’s latest deal in this health IT subsector.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".