Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

HealthFusion's MediTouch® EHR introduces new feature in Conjunction with CMS Chronic Care Management Program

Friday, February 06, 2015

HealthFusion maker of MediTouch EHR the leading cloud computing software for physicians hospitals and medical billing services launched a new Chronic Care Management CCM module that allows for practices to track and bill patients with two or more chronic conditions This first and only one of its kin..

Accelovance expands Capabilities in Europe with acquisition of Altair Clinical, Ltd.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Accelovance Inc a Contract Research Organization CRO therapeutically aligned in the areas of Oncology Vaccines and General Medicine today announced it has acquired Altair Clinical Ltd Altair Clinical Altair Clinical is a full service European clinical CRO and provider of global clinical CRO resourci..

Nevro Receives expanded MR-Conditional Labeling for Senza Spinal Cord Stimulation System in Europe and Australia

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Nevro Corp a medical device company that has developed and commercialized an innovative evidencebased neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain today announced that it has received CE Mark for expanded MRconditional labeling The labeling expansion now permits the Senza spinal cord s..

University of Florida and Tampa-based Morphogenesis developing innovative device for capturing rare cells

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Senior engineering students and faculty at the University of Florida in Gainesville are partnering with biotech cell and gene therapy company Morphogenesis Inc in Tampa to design an advanced fully automated cell separation system capable of capturing rare cells such as stem cells and circulating t..

Boston Scientific launches World's Longest Lasting Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD)

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Boston Scientific Corporation announces the launch and first US implant of its line of Extended Longevity EL implantable cardioverter defibrillators ICD including DYNAGEN EL and INOGEN EL device models The first EL ICD was implanted at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center UPMC by Dr Samir Sab..

Rose Medical Center offers New Convergent Procedure to treat Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Atrial fibrillation Afib specialists at Rose Medical Centers new heart rhythm disorders treatment center have combined their unique skills in a new minimally invasive approach to restore normal heart rhythm in even the most difficulttotreat patients suffering from persistent and longstanding forms o..

MedShape announces FDA Clearance of New 3D Printed Titanium Bone Tether Plate that Preserves Bone Anatomy

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

MedShape Inc the industry leader in orthopedic devices using advanced material technologies announced today the company has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA 510k clearance for its FastForward Bone Tether Plate The Bone Tether Plate features MedShape39s latest technology platform the 3D p..

Genesis and Skilled Healthcare Group complete merger

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Genesis HealthCare finalized its previously announced merger with Skilled Healthcare Group Inc Monday creating one of the largest postacute care providers in the country The allstock deal adds the skilled nursing facilities assisted and independent living centers hospice and home health agencies an..

GlobalData sees India as pathway for medical device industry gorwth

Monday, February 02, 2015

India a country with over 12 billion people represents a significant proportion of the global population Its nascent middle class and growing economy combined with rising disease rates present ample opportunities for healthcare companies to see steady growth says Shashank Settipalli GlobalDatas Anal..

India’s Medanta to open 250-bed hospital in Dubai Healthcare City

Monday, February 02, 2015

A 250bed hospital is expected to open in Dubai Healthcare City DHCC in early 2017 to offer improved care for patients in need of specialist treatment Medanta Hospital will offer broadranging specialities including cardiology orthopaedics neurology oncology and liver and renal transplants The devel..

US to release Medicare physician-payment records giving access to how money is spent annually

Monday, February 02, 2015

The US government will begin releasing Medicare physicianpayment records every year cementing public access to how tens of billions of dollars are spent annually on everything from office visits to radiation therapy Last April a years worth of the data was released for the first time in more than t..

Specialist doctors head for exit in view of shifts in U.S. payments for health

Monday, February 02, 2015

The Obama administrations push to transform the way the US pays for health care is splitting the medical profession as family doctors embrace changes that oncologists neurologists and other specialists are concerned will cause turmoil The government set a timetable last week to extinguish Medicares..