TeleHealth, Avizia Acquires Carena

Avizia, a Reston, VA-based provider of a system-wide telehealth, acquired Carena, a Seattle, WA-based virtual care provider.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition aims to reinforce Avizia’s position as a comprehensive telehealth solutions partner for health systems nationwide. With Carena, the company now offers a comprehensive and customizable telehealth platform which includes software, mobile applications, virtual care devices and a provider.

Founded in 2000 and led by Ralph Derrickson, president and CEO, who will transition into a leadership role with Avizia as senior vice president of corporate development, Carena designs and operates virtual clinics for health systems. to offer care to consumers anytime, anywhere as a natural extension of each system’s brand, mission, and service.
Carena partners with more than 120 hospitals, offering virtual care access to over 35 million consumers.

Led by Mike Baird, CEO, Avizia partners with providers to deploy and power system-wide telehealth by combining a collaborative approach with a telehealth solutions suite that scales across the continuum of care.
Since its founding in 2013, the company has raised $20m in funding from healthcare organizations like HealthQuest, Northwell Health and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Avizia’s corporate headquarters will remain in Reston, Virginia. Carena’s Seattle-based office will be a strong part of Avizia’s nationwide recruitment and growth strategy.



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