Livongo Buys Behavioral Health Firm In Multimillion Dollar Deal, Plans To Hire 300-500 People
Livongo, which developed a digital platform for managing chronic conditions, announced Jan. 30 it acquired myStrength, a Denver-based digital behavioral health company. The company didn’t disclose financial details, but Livongo's executive chairman Glen Tullman told Medtech Insight the acquisition cost was in the "tens of millions of dollars."
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