Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Stryker Acquires Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Stryker Corporation announced it has acquired Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited from SIW Holdings Limited in an all cash transaction for 356 million Stanmore Implants is an innovative orthopaedic business focused on serving the needs of surgeons that treat adult and juvenile orthopaedic oncology S..

Encision Launches Its AEM EndoShield® 2 Burn Protection System

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Encision Inc a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents dangerous stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery today announced that it has launched its AEM EndoShield 2 Burn Protection System EndoShield 2 Launching EndoShield 2 is a significant milestone..

Abbott Laboratories’ Agrees to Buy St. Jude in $25 Billion Deal

Friday, April 29, 2016

Abbott Laboratories deal to acquire medicalproducts maker St Jude Medical Inc for 25 billion was the largest in a flurry of healthcare dealmaking Thursday that could total more than 40 billion Frances Sanofi SA said Thursday it made an unsolicited 93 billion offer to purchase San Franciscobased Med..

Health insurer Aetna's operating earnings fall nearly 4 pct

Friday, April 29, 2016

Aetna Inc which is in the process of buying rival Humana Inc reported a near 4 percent fall in quarterly operating earnings as the health insurer lost members in its commercial business Aetna39s operating earnings fell to 8108 million or 230 per share in the first quarter ended March 31 from 8443 m..

MedStar Health Selects Kyruus to Build Seamless Patient Access Experience

Friday, April 29, 2016

Kyruus Inc a leading provider of patient access and referral management solutions announced today that MedStar Health the largest notforprofit health system in Maryland and the Washington DC region has selected the ProviderMatch suite of products to optimize how patients access and engage with the s..

Dehaier Medical Receives US$20 Million Strategic Investment from Liaison Interactive

Friday, April 29, 2016

Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd which develops markets and sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in China and international markets today announced that it entered into a definitive securities purchase agreement the Agreement with Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technolo..

Biocept Collaborates with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for Liquid Biopsy Study

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Biocept Inc a leading molecular diagnostics company with a commercial liquid biopsy technology focused on cancer treatment and monitoring announces the initiation of a collaborative study with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to evaluate resistance biomarkers in patients diagnosed with nonsmal..

Rogers Hospital Plans for $247M Expansion

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas unveiled a 247 million expansion plan Wednesday that it said could add 1000 jobs over the next five years We39re looking forward to how we can continue to contribute to this vibrant economy here in Northwest Arkansas as well as take care of each other That39s what ..

Cloudmedx Acquires Gyrus Labs With An Eye On Deeper Insights Into Clinical Data

Thursday, April 28, 2016

CloudMedx a big data health analytics company has acquired Gyrus Labs to extend its CloudMedx Analytics Platform which is designed to help improve patient care through data insights CloudMedx acquired the Gyrus Labs team along with the company39s IP and data rights and already has integrated the Gyr..

Post Acute Medical Acquires HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Post Acute Medical LLC recently announced that it will acquire HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont 3340 Plaza 10 Boulevard Beaumont Texas from HealthSouth PAM expects to complete the acquisition by June 1 and will rename the hospital the PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Beaumont The 61bed..

Health Insurer Centene's Profit Beats as Medical Costs Fall

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

US health insurer Centene Corp CNCN reported a betterthanexpected quarterly profit helped by lower medical costs in certain patient populations and the acquisition of rival Health Net The company39s health benefits ratio or the amount it spends on medical claims compared with its income from premiu..

Stimwave Announces Expansive Partnership With Kairuku

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Stimwave LLC a leader in wireless medical device technology and the developer of the worlds first wireless pain relief systems the Freedom spinal cord stimulator and the StimQ peripheral nerve stimulator has announced a strategic partnership with Kairuku an innovator in the field of medical product ..

Reno CyberKnife Upgrades Their CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

As part of their commitment to ensure patients are treated with the most advanced technology available Reno CyberKnife recently upgraded their CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System The CyberKnife System was upgraded from the 85 version to the 105 version with extra features added including the Lun..

Verisk Analytics to Sell Healthcare Services Business for $820 million

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Data analytics company Verisk Analytics Inc said on Monday it would sell its healthcare services business Verisk Health to an affiliate of private equity firm Veritas Capital for 820 million The purchase price consists of 720 million of cash consideration a 100 million longterm subordinated promiss..

Zimmer Biomet Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cayenne Medical

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Scottsdale Arizonabased Cayenne Medical Inc The transaction which is subject to customary closing conditions is expected to close during the second quar..

Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval For ImageReady™ MR-Conditional Pacing System

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Boston Scientific has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA approval for a suite of products deemed safe for use in a magnetic resonance imaging MRI environment The ImageReady MRConditional Pacing System which includes ACCOLADE MRI and ESSENTIO MRI pacemakers as well as the new INGEVITY MRI p..

PerkinElmer Sells NTD Laboratory Services Business to Eurofins Scientific

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

PerkinElmer Inc a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment today announced that it sold its U S prenatal screening laboratory services business PerkinElmer LabsNTD NTD to Eurofins Scientific Recent changes to US healthcare reform continue to drive the c..

Governance Row Stalls Plan For New National Maternity Hospital

Monday, April 25, 2016

A site for the new National Maternity Hospital next to St Vincents University Hospital in Dublin was offered on the basis that there would be a single system of governance for the entire campus St Vincents Healthcare Group has said The comments came after it emerged that plans to move the National ..

BD Introduces New Low-Temperature Sterilization Containers

Monday, April 25, 2016

BD Becton Dickinson and Company a leading global medical technology company today announced a new line of surgical instrument sterilization containers that are validated for the latest lowtemperature sterilization processes The Genesis Low Temperature Rigid Sterilization Container System is validat..

Fiagon Receives FDA Clearance for ENT instrument FlexPointer 1.5

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Fiagon AG medical technologies announced today that it received US Food and Drug Admiration FDA 510k clearance for its ear nose and throat ENT FlexPointer 15 instrument The clearance includes the companys tipnavigated Pointer instrument FlexPointer 15 Fiagons FlexPointer is designed to provide surg..

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