Health Tech Startup PatientsLikeMe Acquired By UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group, the country’s largest health insurer, announced last month that it is purchasing PatientsLikeMe, a healthcare technology firm. Following the acquisition, the startup will become part of UnitedHealth Group’s independent research arm. The news of the acquisition comes months after it was made public that the Trump administration was forcing the health tech startup to find a new majority investor over concerns that its biggest investor was Chinese...