Varian Expands cancer care portfolio with Noona Healthcare acquisition

Palo Alto CA, USA: 12 October 2018 - Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced the acquisition of privately-held software company Noona Healthcare, developer of a cloud-based, mobile service designed to capture cancer patient-reported outcomes (PROs). The Noona patient software app lets clinics capture PROs and communicate directly with patients. This acquisition expands Varian's portfolio of cancer care solutions and fits the company's long-term growth and value creation strategy.

Noona's intuitive user interface creates an engaging experience for patients that encourages a high rate of adoption and adherence over long periods. Noona helps patients and care teams to proactively manage patient symptoms, which could lead to improved clinical outcomes and reduced hospitalization and emergency room visits.

More info on Noona's website.

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