One Medical Group Acquires Nutrition App Rise For $20 Million
The San Francisco primary care medical group will buy the coaching platform that aims to help consumers lose weight, managing health conditions or find healthy food options. In other health IT news, a team in Sonoma County has developed an implant to relieve chronic back pain.
The San Francisco Business Times:
One Medical Group Buys San Francisco Nutrition Coaching App For $20M
One Medical Group, the tech-savvy San Francisco primary care medical group that grabbed $65 million in funding late last year, is spending a reported $20 million to acquire Rise, a small health and nutrition platform also based here. (Rauber, 2/8)
The Press Democrat:
New Tool To Fight Chronic Back Pain Deployed in Sonoma County
Chronic back pain is a stubborn problem for many Americans, but technology is opening the door to a new drug-free form of treatment in Sonoma County. Local pain management specialists have teamed up with Sutter Health’s surgery center in Santa Rosa to offer a new device that uses electrical pulses to block pain signals from traveling up the spinal cord. (Espinoza, 2/8)