SAN MATEO, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimus Outcome, a company offering innovative services and tools to make autism more manageable, announced its acquisition of Autism Acumen, a digital health startup developing video-based technology for the management of chronic neurological disorders.
"The acquisition of Acumen will accelerate our developments to optimize therapy outcomes for children with autism while improving care management for families," said Jonathan Wright, CEO of Optimus Outcome. "The Acumen technology fits perfectly into our development strategy and accelerates our own technology development plans. I am very excited to work with Jessica and Fred as advisors in this early growth phase of Optimus Outcome."
"I'm delighted to join forces with Jonathan and his team," said Jessica Owens, Founder and CEO of Acumen. "The combination of clinical excellence at Optimus with Acumen's video technology platform will enable innovative and superior care for patients and families living with autism."
In connection with the acquisition, Jessica Owens and Fred Cohen, M.D., D.Phil., Partner and Managing Director of TPG Biotech and a board member of Acumen, will join Optimus Outcome as advisors.
About Optimus Outcome
Optimus Outcome, is offering and developing lifecycle tools to help make autism more manageable. The tools we currently offer for parents and their children with ASD are behavioral services and a self-assessment tool on our website. In the coming months, we expect to add additional services and tools for children on the spectrum and their parents. We are committed to the care and support of all individuals whose lives have been impacted by autism. In fulfillment of our commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, meaningful, consistent and cost effective services to individuals and families we serve. Our mission is a positive outcome so every person's life we touch realizes their full potential.
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