Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Apollo Endosurgery Completes Merger with Lpath

Friday, December 30, 2016

Apollo Endosurgery Inc a leader in less invasive medical devices for bariatric and gastrointestinal procedures today announced that it has completed its merger transaction with Lpath Inc With the completion of the merger today Lpath was renamed Apollo Endosurgery Inc and will begin trading on the N..

Quorum Health Corporation Completes Sale of Hospital in Winder, Georgia

Friday, December 30, 2016

Quorum Health Corporation has closed the transaction for the divestiture of Barrow Regional Medical Center in Winder Georgia and its associated assets to Northeast Georgia Health System The transfer of Barrow Regional Medical Center to Northeast Georgia Health System will be effective as of 1159 pm ..

NanoVibronix Receives Health Canada Approval to Sell WoundShield(TM) in Canada

Thursday, December 29, 2016

NanoVibronix Inc a medical device company today announced that it has received clearance to sell the WoundShield in Canada The WoundShield system is a novel patchbased therapeutic ultrasound device that facilitates soft tissue regeneration and wound healing by using ultrasound to increase local capi..

McKesson Completes Acquisition of Rexall Health

Thursday, December 29, 2016

McKesson Corporation a leading international healthcare services and information technology company announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Rexall Health for 29 billion CAD 21 billion USD or approximately 17 billion USD net of certain estimated purchase price ad..

Abbott gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy St. Jude Medical

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won US antitrust approval for its proposed 25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St Jude Medical Inc STJN the US Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday Abbott agreed to divest two medical devices used in cardiovascular procedures to resolve FTC ..

Nephros Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance of HydraGuard(TM) 10" UltraFilter

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Nephros Inc a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an online middilution hemodiafiltration HDF system for use with a hemodialysis machine for the treatment of patients with end stage renal disease announced that it has ..

Meridian Optometrist Primary Eyecare and Optical of Meridian Now Offering Xiidra™ Treatment for Dry Eye

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Many people believe dry eye is a normal part of aging or life and just has to be endured However relief is available Xiidra prescription eye drops are one of the most effective treatments for dry eye Primary Eyecare and Optical of Meridian is pleased to announce that they will now be offering Xiidra..

Principia Invests 4 Million Euros in AnaBios Corporation

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Principia SGR a venture capital group based in Milano Italy specialized in Healthcare and Medical Device has invested 4 million euros in AnaBios Corporation a San Diegobased biotechnology company advancing drug development through its proprietary Phase X technology AnaBios is especially focused in t..

Sight Sciences Announces Health Canada Approval of the TRAB™360 Trabeculotomy System

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Sight Sciences Inc a venturebacked commercialstage ophthalmic medical device company announced today that it has received Health Canada approval for the TRAB360 Trabeculotomy System The TRAB360 is indicated in Canada for the microcatheterization of Schlemm39s canal and cutting of trabecular meshwork..

TSO3 Enters into Strategic Partner Facility Agreement with The Mount Sinai Hospital

Saturday, December 24, 2016

TSO3 Inc an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings has entered into a strategic partner facility agreement with The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York NY the Hospital Under the terms of the agreement The Mount Sinai Hospital and TSO3 have agreed to deploy TSO..

Paragonix Technologies and Bio Instruments Announce Distribution Agreement

Friday, December 23, 2016

Paragonix Technologies Inc announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Bio Instruements LLC to market Paragonix Technologies SherpaPak Cardiac and Kidney Transport Systems innovative static hypothermic preservation and transport devices for donor organs in leading tra..

PerkinElmer to Sell Medical Imaging Business to Varian Medical Systems

Friday, December 23, 2016

PerkinElmer Inc a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world today announced its intent to sell its Medical Imaging business a supplier of flat panel Xray detectors that serve as components for industrial medical and dental Xray imaging systems to Varian Medical Systems Combining o..

neoSurgical® signs exclusive US distribution agreement with Suture Express

Friday, December 23, 2016

neoSurgical Inc a private medical technology company focused on advancing surgical wound healing announced it has signed an exclusive US distribution agreement with Suture Express Under the terms of the agreement Suture Express will distribute the neoClose Laparoscopic Port Closure device The two co..

AirXpanders Receives FDA de novo Clearance for AeroForm® Tissue Expander System

Thursday, December 22, 2016

AirXpanders Inc a medical device company focused on the design manufacture sale and distribution of the AeroForm Tissue Expander System today announced it has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA de novo clearance for the AeroForm Tissue Expander System a Class II medical device used for bre..

Intrinsic Therapeutics announces the Filing of PMA Application for its Barricaid® Anular Closure Device

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Intrinsic Therapeutics Inc announced that the filing of its PreMarket Approval PMA application with the Food Drug Administration FDA for the Barricaid Anular Closure device is complete Barricaid has been shown to improve the outcomes of patients undergoing discectomy for herniated lumbar discs to r..

CartiHeal Announces FDA IDE Approval of Its Agili-C Implant for the Treatment of Joint Surface Lesions

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CartiHeal Ltd developer of a cellfree offtheshelf implant for use in cartilage and osteochondral defects announced today the FDA approval of the Investigational Device Exemption IDE application submitted by CartiHeal for their AgiliC implant towards a PMA application The 2 yearlong pivotal study w..

Magellan Diagnostics Signs Exclusive Partnership to Expand Blood Lead Testing in China

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Meridian Bioscience Inc announced that its Magellan Diagnostics business unit has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with MedCaptain Medical Technology Co Ltd MedCaptain wwwmedcaptaincomen a leading innovator in the fields of infusion management invitro diagnostics and rehabilitation care in..

TriReme Medical Signs Agreement With HealthTrust

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

QT Vascular Ltd is a global company engaged in the design assembly and distribution of advanced therapeutic solutions for the minimally invasive treatment of vascular disease The Company is pleased to announce that TriReme Medical LLC TriReme Medical a subsidiary of the Company has signed an agree..

Masimo Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for TFA-1™ Single-Patient-Use Forehead Sensor

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Masimo announced today FDA 510k clearance for the TFA1 SinglePatientUse Adhesive Forehead Sensor This singlepatientuse sensor allows clinicians to monitor patients using Masimo SET Measurethrough Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry from an alternative monitoring site the forehead rather than a f..

Kindred Healthcare and Atlantic Health System Announce Plans for Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Kindred Healthcare Inc and Atlantic Health System announced the signing of a definitive agreement to create a joint venture to construct and operate a 38bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in northern New Jersey The new facility will offer all private rooms supporting both enhanced clinical effic..

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