Carbon Health grows home care capabilities with Alertive Healthcare acquisition 

Primary and urgent care provider Carbon Health is expanding its service offerings with a new acquisition.

The San Francisco-based company has bought Alertive Healthcare, a remote patient monitoring provider, for an undisclosed sum. Alertive Healthcare provides a suite of RPM tools across a range of specialties, including primary care, cardiology, neurology and nephrology.

The Seattle-based RPM company’s tools record physiological data and send alerts to providers so they can intervene quickly. The tools can also help providers streamline documentation.

In the next few months, Alertive Healthcare’s tools and services will be integrated into Carbon Health’s care delivery model. Carbon Health will offer Alertive’s platform, including connected devices, wearables and other sensors, to patients so they can share their vitals with providers. In-person follow-ups and phone calls will be conducted when needed.

“Carbon Health’s vision is that RPM should be used by a majority of patients for ongoing primary care,” said Myoung Cha, chief strategy officer and president of home-based care at Carbon Health, in an email. “For example, if a patient has a wellness exam at Carbon Health where the physician identifies certain risks, then that patient will be provided with a hardware kit connected to Carbon Health’s EMR to monitor them in their everyday lives.”

Further, Carbon Health will continue to partner with Alertive’s existing provider customers.

“Alertive Healthcare and Carbon Health are aligned on closing access gaps to healthcare,” Cha said.

The news of the Alertive Healthcare acquisition comes just a few months after Carbon Health bought Steady Health, a company that offers a diabetes platform that uses data from continuous glucose monitoring devices to provide personalized care.

“Carbon Health always knew the importance of home-based care and started to fully develop offerings this June with the acquisition of Steady Health,” Cha said.

Carbon Health launched in 2015 and has raised upwards of $522 million in funding, according to Crunchbase. Its goal is to become the “Starbucks of healthcare.”

As of August, Carbon Health operated 83 clinics across 12 states following its acquisition of Tucson, Arizona-based Southern Arizona Urgent Care and Sacramento, California-based Med7 Urgent Care.

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