Digital health app powering Roche Diabetes arm

According to Bloomberg, after Roche acquired Austrian app, MySugr for $75M last June, the firm has been busy integrating it into it’s operations. Insurance payers increasingly are re-evaluating unit costs  and margins and are thus cutting prices. Blood-sugar monitoring equipment looks like a safe bet to start. Chief Executive Officer Schwan notes –  Payers have switched from simply reimbursing some strips to measure glucose, to value based model’.

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