This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.
French medical technology company Mauna Kea could sign a partnership by the end of the year that would allow it to accelerate the commercial development of a small microscope approved by US regulators for use in surgical procedures to diagnose cancer its chief executive told Reuters Cellvizio provi..
IPC Healthcare Inc a leading national acute hospitalist and postacute provider organization announced that it has acquired Amity Health LLC in Wichita Kansas The acquisition complements IPC39s existing market presence for acute and postacute services in the Wichita area R Jeffrey Taylor president a..
Funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management LLC is buying RegionalCare Hospital Partners Holdings Inc the parent company of RegionalCare Hospital Partners Inc While terms of the transaction have not yet been divulged the deal is expected to close before the end of 2015 RegionalCare partners with..
South Africa39s largest private hospital group Mediclinic International posted a 16 percent jump in halfyear earnings on Thursday aided by revenue growth from its Swiss business Mediclinic which runs the largest private hospital network in Switzerland and is planning to double its business in the M..
Two US consumer groups announced the formation of a coalition with New York labor unions on Thursday to press antitrust regulators to oppose big insurance mergers that would cut the number of nationwide forprofit health insurers from five to three The Coalition to Preserve Patient Choice made up of..
Glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer in humans the European Food Safety Authority EFSA said on Thursday and the agency proposed a higher limit on the daily amount of residue of the popular weed killer deemed safe if consumed The EFSA advises EU policymakers and its conclusion could lead the 28mem..
A massive trade pact between 12 Pacific rim countries could limit the availability of affordable medicines the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday joining a heated debate on the impact of the deal Margaret Chan told a conference there were some very serious concerns about the Tra..
Jersey Shore University Medical Center broke ground Wednesday on a 265 million 10story building that will house its cancer center imaging technologies and academic programs The building called Hope Tower is designed in part to help the hospital compete with cancer centers both at the Shore and in N..
Construction has started for a new Union Physician Services UPS Family Medicine Center in the northern end of Dover that will house several providers and patient services consolidated into one location The UPS Family Medicine Center North will be located in the 3000 block of N Wooster Ave across fr..
Harris County Commissioners approved 70 million in bonds today to expand Ben Taub Hospitals operating facilities The hospital will go from having 11 operating rooms to 18 George Masi is president and CEO of the Harris Health System He says the expansion came in response to warnings last year that B..
Philips said on Tuesday it has won a C300 million 226 mln longterm contract to act as medical technology supplier and consultant to Canadian healthcare provider Mackenzie Health CEO Frans van Houten said the 18year contract with Mackenzie is the kind of deal that will become increasingly important ..
A new international collaboration is set to uncover groundbreaking therapeuticbased discoveries and help progress them to the next crucial stage in their development UniQuest and UCL Business PLC UCLB the respective commercialisation companies of The University of Queensland UQ and University Colle..
GE Healthcare announced it is expanding its US healthcare consulting business with the acquisition of The Camden Group one of the nations leading population health strategic advisory firms GE Healthcare Camden Group will act as the US business unit of GE Healthcares global advisory firm GE Healthca..
Shares in Finnish healthcare services company Pihlajalinna were up more than 11 percent on Monday in response to government reforms that are expected to benefit private social and healthcare providers Finland on Saturday agreed a deal to cut future healthcare costs by 3 billion euros 323 billion as..
Hamad Medical Corporation HMC has opened a Paediatric Continuity Clinic PCC at Hamad General Hospitals HGH outpatient department The new clinic which was inaugurated by Hanan alKuwari managing director HMC features eight themed treatment rooms provides general outpatient continuity care for childre..
Ignyta Inc announced the exclusive license of worldwide rights relating to Eli Lilly and Company39s taladegib oncology development program in exchange for an upfront payment of 20 million in cash and the issuance to Lilly of approximately 12 million shares of Ignyta39s common stock Taladegib is a p..
Hundreds of millions of dollars will be pumped into medical projects developing new drugs to remove scars and treat ice addiction depression and pancreatic cancer More than 600 million will be split across almost 900 research projects and 2000 researchers around the country contributing toward the ..
Indianabased medical device manufacturer Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc on Friday was cleared of liability in the first of more than 900 US lawsuits to go to trial over claims that its NexGen Flex knee replacements were prone to painful motionimpairing loosening Following a threeweek trial in the US Di..
The Federal Trade Commission has moved to block a merger between two Huntington West Virginia hospitals saying the resulting company39s market dominance would hurt patients Cabell Huntington Hospital announced that it planned to buy rival hospital St Mary39s Medical Center in November 2014 The FTC ..
A novel geneediting technique has been used to eliminate an infants aggressive cancer a small but significant step in the quest to treat deadly diseases by altering the human genome When conventional treatments including chemotherapy and a bonemarrow transplant didnt work the girl was given just we..