Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

D'nonce to expand Thai operations, diversify into food and medical equipment packaging

Monday, February 29, 2016

Diversified entity D39nonce Technology Bhd which has set aside 60 of its RM30 million capital expenditure this year to expand its Thai operations expects to see earnings growth in its financial year ending Aug 31 2016 FY16 with the planned expansion The bulk of its Thai investments would be channel..

Mindray Announces Shareholders' Approval of Merger Agreement

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Mindray Medical International Limited a leading developer manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide today announced that at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held today the Company39s shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to authorize and approve the previously anno..

IQuity Labs Enters into Strategic Partnership with Diatherix Laboratories

Saturday, February 27, 2016

IQuity Labs a company specializing in leadingedge diagnostic tests for autoimmune disease and related conditions today announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with Diatherix to provide laboratory services and sales to providers Diatherix offers advanced multiplex molecular diagnostic ..

McKesson Expands Oncology Expertise with the Acquisitions of Vantage Oncology and Biologics

Friday, February 26, 2016

McKesson Corporation a leading international healthcare services and information technology company announced today that it has signed definitive agreements to purchase Vantage Oncology LLC a leading national provider of radiation oncology medical oncology and integrated cancer care and Biologics In..

LifeBridge Health to Unveil $20M Northwest Hospital Campus Expansion

Friday, February 26, 2016

LifeBridge Health on Friday will open a 5 million patient building in Randallstown the first phase of a campus expansion for the systems Northwest Hospital that is intended to broaden LifeBridges role as a community health provider in Baltimore County The 13800squarefoot Liberty Center located at 8..

Vance Street Capital Acquires A&E Medical Corporation

Friday, February 26, 2016

Vance Street Capital LLC a Los Angelesbased private equity firm today announced it has acquired AE Medical Corporation a leading medical device OEM designer and contract manufacturer primarily focused on singleuse products used in cardiovascular procedures This is Vance Streets first acquisition fro..

Ontario Hospital Association Welcomes Investment in Hospitals

Friday, February 26, 2016

Today the Ontario Hospital Association OHA welcomed the 2016 Ontario Budget calling it positive news for Ontario39s hospitals and the health care system Today39s investment will go to support frontline care and help to keep wait times low maintain access to elective surgery and ensure that importan..

Aetna and Roxborough Memorial Hospital Agree to Three-Year Contract

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Aetna and Roxborough Memorial Hospital announced that they have reached agreement on a new threeyear contract that took effect Feb 1 The agreement returns Roxborough Memorial Hospital to Aetnas network of contracted hospitals for the first time since 2012 Under the contract members of Aetna commerc..

PhyMed Healthcare Group Expands National Presence with Two New Partnerships

Thursday, February 25, 2016

PhyMed Healthcare Group a physicianled and owned leader of anesthesia and pain management services today announced Anesthesia Associates of York AAY and Anesthesia Associates of Laurel AAL have joined PhyMed Healthcare Group AAY provides comprehensive anesthesia and interventional pain management se..

Precision Medical Devices, Inc. Awarded Surgical Instrument Agreement With Premier, Inc.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Precision Medical Devices Inc has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for Surgical Instruments with Premier Inc Effective February 1 2016 the new agreement allows Premier members at their discretion to take advantage of special pricing and terms prenegotiated by Premier for Surgical Instrument..

Teleflex Launches New Arrow® VPS® Stylet

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Teleflex Incorporated a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery announced it has received FDA 510k clearance to market a newly designed Arrow VPS Stylet The new design allows Teleflex to provide hospitals with a complete offering of single double and triple lume..

Memorial Hermann Opens Convenient Care Center in Cypress

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Memorial Hermann officially opened its 45000squarefoot Convenient Care Center today in Cypress The facility provides highly coordinated access to adult and pediatric primary care via Memorial Hermann Medical Group as well as specialty physicians sports medicine and rehabilitation lab services outpat..

Texas Hospitals Develop Rapid Tests for Zika Virus

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Two Texas hospitals announced their collaboration on the first hospitalbased rapid tests for Zika virus on Tuesday Texas Childrens Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital worked together to develop the test in a matter of weeks The Zika direct tests can be performed on blood amniotic fluid urine or..

NextLevel Health Launches Managed Care Community Network

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

NextLevel Health NLH has successfully completed all state requirements and launched a Managed Care Community Network that offers Cook County Medicaid recipients an innovative communitybased health plan As a Managed Care Community Network MCCN NextLevel will be extending health coverage to mothers a..

BayCare Opens a New Satellite Heart Surgery Center at St. Anthony's Hospital

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

To improve access to highquality advanced cardiac surgery services in St Petersburg and south Pinellas County BayCare Health System has opened a BayCare Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery office at St Anthony39s Hospital Staffed by BayCare39s leading boardcertified cardiovascular and thoracic surg..

ResMed Snaps Up Health IT Group Brightree for $US800 Million

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to buy health information technology group Brightree for US800 million 111 billion The deal underscores ResMed39s push to integrate data and cloud software technology with its devices to improve management of chronic illnesses like chronic obstructive pulmonar..

Sentara Announces $199 Million Expansion of Norfolk General Hospital

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is planning a 199 million expansion and update of the hospital The expansion announced Monday will begin in March and last five years adding three floors to two wings and expanding and modernizing the emergency department which includes the regions only Level 1 trau..

Sysmex America, Inc. Signs Distributor Agreement with Medline

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Sysmex America Inc a leading provider of automated diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology today announced that it has signed a nonexclusive distributor agreement with Medline Industries Inc in Mundelein Ill the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcar..

Eurofins Microbiology Opens Accredited Laboratory in Louisville, Kentucky

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Eurofins Microbiology a global leader in bioanalytical testing opened their new stateoftheart ISO 17025 accredited laboratory in Louisville Kentucky The microbiology laboratory home of ExpressMicro utilizes novel and specialized logistics to provide fast AND high quality results when time to produc..

Tennova Heathcare Announces Expansion at North Knoxville Medical Center

Monday, February 22, 2016

Tennova Healthcare announced plans to add a second linear accelerator LINAC at North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell The multimilliondollar project will begin this month and will include construction of a 1824 square foot addition to the radiation therapy department where the technology will be ..