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Toronto-based digital well-being solutions provider Sprout is acquiring Calgary-based predictive health-data analytics company Vivametrica Ltd.

Vivametrica analyzes, measures and predicts health risks, potential outcomes and longevity with data from wearable technology and other personal sensors. Sprout previously partnered with Vivametrica on its health risk assessment solution.

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“Sprout is a data-driven platform and the functionality brought by Vivametrica enables our health and wellness engagement platform to be more responsive, personalized and valuable to the end user and employer,” said Neeraj Sharma, chief executive officer of Sprout, in a press release. “Combining Vivametrica’s core analytics expertise with Sprout’s engagement platform yields better insights into users’ overall health and drives measurable [return on investment] by identifying and positively affecting health change.”

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