Healthcare firm HealthHero has acquired French company Qare, a telehealth firm backed by European healthtech venture builder Kamet Ventures.
This latest acquisition ensures HealthHero now covers 22m lives and is on track to provide just under 3m consultations this year.
Commenting on the deal, HealthHero CEO and co-founder Ranjan Singh, said: “This is the most significant telehealth acquisition in Europe in recent times, and firmly secures HealthHero’s dominance in the growing telehealth sector, in the largest healthcare market in the world. While we now provide 3m consultations a year – the most any company will have achieved in Europe – with up to 70-80% of all GP consultations across Europe able to be delivered remotely, this is just the beginning of HealthHero’s growth potential…”
Olivier Thierry, CEO of Qare, who in addition to his current role, will join the senior management group of HealthHero, added: “Europe is seeing an explosion of telehealth businesses. We are convinced that tomorrow’s healthtech champions will be European. We share with HealthHero a common European vision for quality and innovative care accessible to all, powered by technology”.
Stephane Guinet, CEO of Kamet Ventures, said: “We created Qare in order to empower patients by offering them access to a holistic set of personalised medical services that were previously only available in-person…”