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January 12, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Well, 2022 is certainly starting off with a bang. The first rumblings that big things are going to happen this year was an announcement on Jan. 6 by Stryker that it plans to acquire Vocera Communications. This does not have a direct impact on the HME industry, per se, but it does speak to large players in mostly the acute care space getting more serious about extending their reach beyond hospitals. Stryker said Vocera brings a portfolio of products to address “the increasing need for...

Apria, Baxter International, Cardinal Health, Medically Home, Owens & Minor, Stryker, Vocera

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Stryker to acquire Vocera for nearly $3 billion

January 6, 2022HME News Staff

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Stryker will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Vocera Communications for $79.25 per share, or a total equity value of approximately $2.97 billion and a total enterprise value of approximately $3.09 billion. “This acquisition underscores our commitment and focus on our customer," said Kevin Lobo, chairman and CEO, Stryker. “Vocera will help Stryker significantly accelerate our digital aspirations to improve the lives of caregivers...

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