Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

CytoSorbents submits IDE Application to FDA for U.S. CytoSorb® Cardiac Surgery Trial

Saturday, January 31, 2015

CytoSorbents Corporation a critical care immunotherapy company commercializing its CytoSorb extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to reduce deadly inflammation in criticallyill and cardiac surgery patients announced today that it has submitted an Investigational Device Exemption IDE application to the US..

OSTAR launches First Cellular TeleHealth Blood Pressure System for CHF

Saturday, January 31, 2015

OSTAR Healthcare Technology a Washington State Based TeleHealth Solutions company announced the North American launch of yet another first in their Cellular TeleHealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System This advanced chronic disease remote monitoring system is committed to aiding in reduction of 30 da..

Aerocrine AB receives Japanese Health Authority Clearance for NIOX VERO®

Friday, January 30, 2015

Aerocrine AB announces that Japanese health authorities have cleared the use of Aerocrines FeNOmeasuring device NIOX VERO as a tool for assessing patients with allergic airway inflammation such as asthma NIOX VERO will be introduced on the Japanese market in the beginning of the second quarter 2015 ..

Vomaris and Arthrex announce exclusive global distribution agreement for Procellera® Technology

Friday, January 30, 2015

Vomaris Innovations Inc an electroceutical company specializing in microcurrentgenerating solutions for the wound care market and beyond announced today that it has entered into an exclusive global commercial and development partnership for its microcurrent generating wound care products Procellera ..

Quest Diagnostics and CDC Expand Public Health Collaboration to Improve Hepatitis Diagnosis and Treatment

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Quest Diagnostics the world39s leading provider of diagnostic information services today announced that it will collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC to identify trends in screening diagnosis and treatment for four strains of viral hepatitis in the United States based o..

CVS Health announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Louisiana and Kansas Regional Health Systems

Thursday, January 29, 2015

CVS Health announced it has entered into new clinical affiliations with two leading regional health systems to enhance access to highquality affordable health care services for patients The collaborating health systems include the LSU Healthcare Network in New Orleans Louisiana and Shawnee Mission H..

Huron buying healthcare consultant Studer Group in $325M deal

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Chicagobased Huron Consulting Group is acquiring wellknown healthcare consultant Studer Group in a 325 million deal creating a healthcare consulting operation that will have more than 1500 employees Huron announced Tuesday Studer will become part of Huron Healthcare which accounts for more than 50 ..

Shield HealthCare expands Chicago sales office to its New Location

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Shield HealthCare a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home has relocated its Chicago sales and distribution to a larger facility in Elmhurst Illinois The strategic move allows Shield HealthCare to prepare for continued business growth of consumers using medical supplies at home and to..

Centene Corp., a multi-line healthcare enterprise acquires Oregon health care firm Agate

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Centene Corphas signed an agreement to acquire Agate Resources Inc a Eugene Oregonbased health care company Terms of the deal were not disclosed Trillium Community Health Plan Inc which is a subsidiary of Agate provides Medicaid services in Lane County Oregon through Oregon39s Coordinated Care Org..

Alibaba Health Information Technology and Kingstar Winning Software sign pact

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

An Alibaba Groupowned health company has announced a threeyear strategic partnership with medical technology firm Shanghai Kingsoft Winning Software to collaborate on providing cloud medical services drug tracking and electronic prescriptions and medical payment platforms The Hong Konglisted Alibab..

Siemens restructures healthcare business naming Bernd Montag as new chief

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

German industrial group Siemens SIEGnDE announced a major reshuffle of its management board on Monday appointing a new team to run its healthcare business and saying the chief of its struggling power and gas unit would leave this week Bernd Montag currently head of imaging and therapy systems at he..

Scotland's largest hospital South Glasgow University to be handed over NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The new South Glasgow University Hospital campus cost more than 800m to build and will have more than 1300 beds The health board said it had been delivered under budget and ahead of schedule The facility is due to open to patients in May Construction work began in early 2011 and it has been the b..

DaVita HealthCare Partners completes NephroLife Care buy for Rs 200 crore

Saturday, January 24, 2015

DaVita HealthCare Partners a USbased kidney care services provider has bought the remaining stake in NephroLife Care to complete its acquisition of the Bengalurubased renal care services provider DaVita which is backed by billionaire Warren Buffett39s Berkshire Hathaway has now invested a total of R..

ACA exchange case in focus at Wall Street set to shape health care industry

Friday, January 23, 2015

The health care industry is focused on how the outcome of the King vs Burwell case at the Supreme Court will mold the near and longterm shape of the industry The case which looks at the validity of subsidies on the federal exchange has raised currently unanswerable questions about who and how many ..

Arizona State University student startup, NeoLight creates medical device to cure jaundice

Friday, January 23, 2015

Jaundice is a common condition that occurs in approximately 60 percent of newborn babies If left untreated it can be lifethreatening especially in underdeveloped countries where health care and technology are limited NeoLight an Arizona State University student startup aims to solve that problem wit..

ERBA Diagnostics Attains CE Mark for HB Vario A1c Detection System and Reagents for Management of Diabetes

Thursday, January 22, 2015

ERBA Diagnostics Inc has attained CE Mark clearance for the HB Vario A1c detection system and associated reagents Monitoring A1c values can help healthcare providers manage complications from diabetes in patients The CE Mark registration provides marketing authorization in the 28 member states of t..

Daylight Medical adds New Model to SKY™ Mobile Device Disinfection Product Line

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Daylight Medical manufacturer and provider of innovative medical products is pleased to announce the addition of a new model to its mobile handheld device disinfection product line the SKY 7Xi Using the same high intensity UVC technology as the SKY 6Xi model SKY 7Xi disinfects in less than 25 seco..

DHA collects Dh11million to treat poor hospital patients

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Financially struggling hospital patients have had their medical bills taken care of thanks to donations worth Dh11 million to the Dubai Health Authoritys assistance programme this year Charities and members of the public have offered the cash helping out 891 patients who would otherwise not have af..

AIG's Global Healthcare business takes over Laya Healthcare

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Laya Healthcare Ireland39s second largest health insurance provider has been taken over byinternational insurance organisationAIG The agreement was signed today butthe completion of the transaction will take place once the necessary regulatory approvals have been obtained Laya Healthcare has saidi..

Flower Orthopedics releases a New Anatomic Distal Radius FlowerCube™

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Continuing on the success of the FlowerCube concept Flower Orthopedics released a new anatomic Distal Radius FlowerCube to complement its upper extremity product portfolio Like all FlowerCubes the Distal Radius FlowerCube contains the requisite implants and instruments for the procedure delivered Re..