Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

FDA Approves First Balloon Expandable Stent Graft for Use in the Iliac Artery

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

W L Gore Associates Gore has announced that the GORE VIABAHN VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis has received US Food Drug Administration FDA approval for treatment of de novo or restenotic lesions found in iliac arteries including lesions at the aortic bifurcation This marks the availability of..

Hill-Rom Enhances Surgical Solutions Portfolio with Launch of New Mobile Surgical Table

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In response to hospitals39 need to equip operating rooms with quality medical devices at a reasonable cost HillRom designed and developed the new TruSystem 3000 Mobile Operating Table The introduction of this surgical table enhances the HillRom Surgical Solutions product portfolio by providing a cos..

Wipro and PATH Announce Partnership to Improve Health in Developing Countries

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Wipro Limited a leading global information technology consulting and business process services company and PATH an international nonprofit organization and global leader in health and innovation focused on improving health care especially for women and children today announced a partnership Wipro an..

Sonic Healthcare Signed Binding Agreements to Acquire Medical Laboratory Bremen

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sonic Healthcare Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed binding agreements to acquire Medical Laboratory Bremen MLB a wellknown and highly respected laboratory practice in the NorthWest of Germany MLB operates two laboratories in the cities of Bremen and Celle and is managed by its five ..

The Valley Hospital Unveils Plan to Relocate and Build New Hospital

Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Valley Hospital will build a new stateoftheart hospital in Paramus announced Audrey Meyers President and CEO of The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System Meyers who was joined by members of Valley39s Board of Trustees elected officials and community leaders in making the announcement said the..

Neural Analytics Receives CE Mark for the Lucid System

Friday, January 27, 2017

Neural Analytics Inc a medical device company developing technology to measure diagnose and track brain health today announced that it received CE Mark for its next generation ultrasound device the Lucid M1 Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound System Lucid System The Lucid System which received 510k clea..

Conifer Health to Deliver Value-Based Care Services to Alameda Health

Friday, January 27, 2017

Conifer Health Solutions today announced that Alameda Health System AHS has engaged the company to provide Managed Care services to support HealthPAC a comprehensive health access program for eligible enrollees of Alameda County California Conifer Health will provide managed care support services fi..

Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GEO™ Bone Screw System

Friday, January 27, 2017

Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics GEO announced it received the US Food and Drug Administration39s FDA 510k clearance for the GEO Bone Screw System which can be used for bone fractures osteotomies arthrodesis osteochondritis and tendon reattachments As the first offering in the company39s product line ..

Edwards Lifesciences Completes Acquisition Of Valtech Cardio

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation EW the global leader in patientfocused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Valtech Cardio Ltd a privately held company based in Israel and developer of the Cardioband System for t..

McLaren Health Plan Signs Agreement with Spectrum Health System

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

McLaren Health Plan announced that it has signed an agreement with Spectrum Health System that will bring new HMO POS and Medicare options to the marketplace in West Michigan The arrangement adds Spectrum39s 12 hospitals and 1400 providers to McLaren Health Plan39s network of over 44000 providers T..

Keneric Healthcare and Angelini Pharma Partner in the U.S. Wound Care Market

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Keneric Healthcare a medical device company that offers innovative and cost effective patient care products today announced their partnership with Angelini Pharma Inc This partnership will expand the reach of both companies by leveraging their clinical advocates market share and areas of expertise ..

GetWellNetwork Acquires Seamless Medical Systems

Friday, January 20, 2017

GetWellNetwork Inc the leader in Interactive Patient Care IPC solutions today announced the acquisition of Santa Fe New Mexicobased Seamless Medical Systems The acquisition of Seamless extends GetWellNetwork39s fully integrated crosscontinuum patient engagement platform to more than 150 clinics nati..

RWJBarnabas Health And Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Announce Alliance

Friday, January 20, 2017

RWJBarnabas Health and Children39s Hospital of Philadelphia today signed a Letter of Intent proposing a strategic alliance and outlining plans to establish a pediatric health care delivery system designed to improve access delivery quality and efficiency of pediatric health in central and northern N..

LifeCare Health Partners Opens 49-Bed Freestanding Behavioral Health Hospital

Friday, January 20, 2017

LifeCare Health Partners has announced the opening of LifeCare Behavioral Health Hospital a freestanding adult inpatient behavioral health facility located at 225 Penn Ave in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh Certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services the Joint Commission and Depar..

Precision Spine® Announces 510(k) Clearance of the ShurFit® ACIF 2C System

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Precision Spine Inc a medical device company dedicated to MadeintheUSA manufacturing has announced today that it recently received 510k clearance of its ShurFit ACIF 2C Anterior Cervical Interbody System which is made from medical grade polyetheretherketone Peek Optima LT1 and coated with both comme..

EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center Announce Joint Venture

Thursday, January 19, 2017

EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center have formed Eastside Health Alliance a joint venture to improve access coordination of care and offer the greatest quality and value to residents of the Puget Sounds Eastside The joint venture is structured around three defined initiatives 1 Collaboratio..

E-QURE Signs Distribution Agreement with Tech - Médica Equipos Médicos S.A.S.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

EQURE Corp a leader in medical devices for the treatment of advanced wound care announced today it signed a distribution agreement with Tech Mdica Equipos Mdicos SAS TeckMedica in Colombia for the Company39s patented Bioelectrical Signal Therapy device BST Device a breakthrough novel electrotherapy..

Getinge Group Announces U.S. Launch of Total Lift Bed™ for ICU Patients

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Getinge Group a leading global provider of products and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life sciences announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of patient mobility products in the United States to include the Total Lift Bed from Vital..

Siemens Healthineers and Biogen Announce Agreement to Jointly Develop New MRI Tools

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Siemens Healthineers and Biogen have announced that the companies plan to jointly develop magnetic resonance imaging MRI applications with the intent of quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis MS disease activity and progression Biogen is a leading biotechnology company with a deep focus on ne..

SpineGuard® Receives FDA Clearance to Market Its DSG™ Integration Module for Making Pedicle Screws “Smart”

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpineGuard an innovative company that develops and markets disposable medical devices to make spine surgery safer announced today it has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA for its new DSG Dynamic Surgical Guidance integration module to be used in combination with Za..