Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

athenahealth Announces Acquisition of Arsenal Health

Friday, April 15, 2016

athenahealth Inc ATHN a leading provider of networkenabled services and mobile applications for health care providers nationwide today announced the acquisition of Arsenal Health With its flagship schedule optimization service that allows providers to take control of their daily appointment volume b..

Integra and UnitedHealthcare to Improve Medicaid Patients’ Health and Health Care in Rhode Island

Friday, April 15, 2016

Integra Community Care Network LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island have launched a Medicaid accountable care entity to improve health outcomes increase patient satisfaction and reduce the overall cost of care for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plan UnitedHealthcare..

BIOTRONIK Announces FDA Approval of BioMonitor 2 Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Thursday, April 14, 2016

BIOTRONIK a leader in cardio and endovascular medical technology today announced Food and Drug Administration FDA approval of BioMonitor 2 an insertable cardiac remote monitor with ProMRI technology BioMonitor 2 is designed to provide physicians with the ability to accurately detect and diagnose at..

Diaverum Inaugurates Toto Ora Dialysis Clinic in Auckland

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Diaverum one of the leading renal care providers worldwide inaugurated its first dialysis clinic in New Zealand The clinic is situated in Auckland the largest and most populous urban area in the country and will treat up to 96 endstage renal disease patients with haemodialysis HD and haemodiafiltrat..

Shenzhen Glory Medical plans medical project with investment about 3 bln yuan

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Shenzhen Glory Medical Co Ltd Says it signs framework agreement on medical project in Shangqiu city with investment about 3 billion yuan 46276 million Source reuterscom ..

Promedica to Expand Sectra Pacs Into a VNA for Enterprise Imaging

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

International medical imaging IT company Sectra SECTBST announces that ProMedica has entered into a sixyear contract to expand its current Sectra PACS into a Vendor Neutral Archive VNA This will provide enterprise image management capabilities including viewing distribution and archiving of one mill..

Lisi to acquire Alcoa's subsidiary Remmele Medical Operations

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Lisi SA Announced on Monday it had signed a Stock Purchase Agreementwith a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc to acquire its Remmele Medical Operations for 102 million 90 million Transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016 subject to regulatory approvals and other customaryclosing condition..

Livongo Health Completes $44.5M Funding to Support Growth, Expand Health Platform

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Livongo Health the leading consumer digital health company focused on chronic conditions announced the completion of a 445 million Series C financing round The new funding round includes Merck Global Health Innovation Fund Cowen Private Investments Sapphire Ventures Zaffre Investments the investment..

Halyard Health Announces Agreement to Acquire CORPAK MedSystems

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Halyard Health Inc HYH announced its agreement to acquire privately held CORPAK MedSystems Corpak headquartered in Buffalo Grove Illinois The acquisition is an allcash transaction for a total consideration of 174 million funded with a combination of current cash and Halyard39s revolving credit facil..

GE Healthcare Expands European Capabilities to Support Accelerated Biomanufacturing

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

GE Healthcares Life Sciences business today announced that its European manufacturing and distribution site for sterile liquids has expanded its capabilities to include production of large volumes of buffers process liquids and cell culture media and launched a rapid production service for prototype..

Stryker Acquires SafeWire Product Portfolio for Use in Minimally-Invasive (MIS) Spine Procedures

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Strykers Spine division announced the acquisition of the SafeWire product portfolio including the YWire guidewire and Tiger Jamshidi Needle Family for use in minimally invasive spine surgery The acquisition is highly complementary to Strykers current spine product portfolio and is aligned with the S..

St. Jude Medical Announces US Launch and First Commercial Implants of DRG Stimulation Therapy

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

St Jude Medical Inc a global medical device company today announced the US launch and first postapproval implants of the St Jude Medical Axium Neurostimulator System for dorsal root ganglion DRG stimulation to treat patients with chronic pain that has been hard to control with traditional spinal cor..

Mountain View Medical Group to Join DaVita HealthCare Partners

Monday, April 11, 2016

DaVita HealthCare Partners DVA a leading independent medical group in America and leading global provider of kidney care services today announced the company39s intent to acquire Mountain View Medical Group a leading independent physician group in Colorado Springs Under the proposal Mountain View Me..

Mesa Labs Acquires an Additional Dental Sterilizer Testing Business

Monday, April 11, 2016

Mesa Labs acquires an additional dental sterilizer testing business Acquisition is expected to add approximately 1250000 to Mesa39s revenues Acquisition is expected to be accretive to our diluted net income per share during first twelve months After a short transition period Mesa will integrate A..

Aurora Diagnostics Acquires Pathology Associates of Sebring

Monday, April 11, 2016

Aurora Diagnostics announced today that it has acquired Pathology Associates of Sebring a hospitalbased practice that provides pathology services to Highlands Regional Medical Center We welcome the team in Sebring to the Aurora family said Daniel D Crowley President Chairman and CEO of Aurora Diagn..

IBM Watson Health Closes Acquisition of Truven Health Analytics

Saturday, April 09, 2016

IBM Watson Health announced it has completed the 26 billion acquisition of Truven Health Analytics a leading provider of cloudbased healthcare data analytics and insights Truven brings more than 8500 clients to the Watson Health portfolio including US federal and state government agencies employers ..

Mesa Labs Acquires Canadian Distribution Rights for its Biological Indicators Division

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Mesa Laboratories Inc announced the acquisition of certain assets and liabilities of Pulse Scientific Inc Pulse by the Companys subsidiary Mesa Canada Inc Mesa Canada Pulse was a distributor of the Companys biological indicator BI products The acquisition is expected to add approximately 100000 to M..

FDA Approves World's Smallest Pacemaker for U.S. Patients

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Medtronic plc announced it has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA approval of the world39s smallest pacemaker the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS The Micra TPS is the first FDAapproved product with miniaturized pacing technology It is cosmetically invisible and small enough..

Rennova Health entered into an agreement to sell certain of accounts receivable

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Rennova Health Inc a delaware corporation entered into an agreement to sell certain of accounts receivable Receivables sold had estimated collectable value of 87 million and have been adjusted down to about 43 million in books and records Purchase price for accounts receivable sold was 5 million ..

Welcov Healthcare Acquires Prairie View Care Center

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Edina Minnesotabased Welcov Healthcare is now operating Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket Welcov assumed operations of the skilled nursing community on Friday The name of the 52bed facility has been changed to Prairie View Healthcare Community It will continue its commitment to quality care a..

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