Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

South Africa's Ascendis Health buys two European firms, shares rise

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

South Africa39s Ascendis Health Ltd said on Tuesday it bought two European companies as part of its plan to expand globally and diversify its pharmaceutical products sending its shares higher The health and care company will buy Cyprusbased pharmaceutical firm Remedica Holdings Ltd for between 260 ..

Greens Announce $1.4 Billion Boost For Mental Health Sector

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Greens have announced a mental health package that turns the systems focus to prevention and early diagnosis with an additional 14 billion in funding Today the Greens announce a big investment in mental health services which is so often overlooked and underfunded said Dr Richard Di Natale Austr..

U.S. reports 279 Zika cases in pregnant women, Obama pushes Congress on funds

Monday, May 23, 2016

Health officials said 279 pregnant women in the United States and US territories have tested positive for Zika infection prompting a new call from President Barack Obama for more funding to fight the outbreak spreading through the Americas Obama wants the US Congress to provide close to 19 billion ..

iKang Announces Acquisition of Two Medical Centers in Beijing

Saturday, May 21, 2016

iKang Healthcare Group Inc Chinas largest private preventive healthcare services provider today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100 equity interest in Beijing Bohui Clinic Co Ltd Beijing Bohui and Beijing Zhongpu Bohui Clinic Co Ltd Zhongpu Bohui Beijing Bohui has now officially o..

GE & Accenture Tie Up to Revive US Healthcare Lost Revenue

Saturday, May 21, 2016

GE Healthcare a division of General Electric Company GE recently introduced a new offering in collaboration with Accenture plc ACN to help improve medical claims processing and related cash flow for healthcare providers The collaboration was declared at the GE Healthcares annual software summit held..

EndoChoice® Launches RescueNet™ Retrieval Device

Friday, May 20, 2016

EndoChoice Holdings Inc announced the full market release of its RescueNet retrieval device Based upon the OmniLoop technology unveiled with the Boa polypectomy snare RescueNet39s design also incorporates new ProMesh technology RescueNet provides greater visibility and control with improved mesh str..

Open Health Acquires Choice Healthcare Solutions, Strengthening Its Excellence In International Communications

Friday, May 20, 2016

OPEN Health is pleased to announce its acquisition of specialist medical communications agency Choice Healthcare Solutions CHS CHS will now rebrand under the OPEN Health Medical Communications agency Succinct and will fall under the management of the Succinct CEO Rob Barker The move strengthens the ..

Memorial Hermann Reaches Deal to Purchase Humble Campus

Friday, May 20, 2016

In a move that solidifies its commitment to the greater Lake Houston community Memorial Hermann Health System has reached a deal to purchase the Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital campus from the Northeast Hospital Authority Board of Trustees With this purchase Memorial Hermann also unveils plans t..

Senate approves $1.1 billion to fight Zika virus

Friday, May 20, 2016

An electionyear fight over addressing the spreading Zika virus intensified in the US Congress as the Senate on Thursday approved 11 billion in emergency money one day after the House of Representatives voted 6221 million financed through cuts to existing programs The two chambers would have to reac..

Syncordia Awarded Contract Extension from Air Medical Group Holdings/REACH Medical Holdings

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Syncordia Technologies and Healthcare Solutions Corp announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Health Services Integration Inc HSI a leader in Emergency Medical Services EMS revenue cycle management RCM has entered into a contract extension with REACH Medical Holdings LLC Reach a wholly owned subsi..

FDA Approves Roche Immunotherapy for Bladder Cancer

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AGs Tecentriq for advanced bladder cancer which uses the bodys immune system to fight the disease The FDA said Tecentriqalso known as atezolizumabis the first product in its class to get US regulatory approval to treat advanced cases of a c..

Siemens Enters Field Of Molecular Services For Oncology

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Siemens Healthineers has expanded its diagnostics portfolio with the acquisition of NEO New Oncology AG Cologne Germany The company39s cancer genome diagnostic platform NEO1 will support pathologists and oncologists with comprehensive molecular information to help select targeted cancer therapies NE..

Ochsner Health System Partners with Trinetx, an International Research Data Network

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Ochsner Health System announces its partnership with TriNetX a leader in international clinical research data networks and a breakthrough disruptor of clinical trial design Through this agreement Ochsner clinicians will have improved ability to participate in clinical trials making new therapies ava..

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Opens Two New Centers in Manhattan

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Northwell HealthGoHealth Urgent Care today announced the opening of two new urgent care centers in Manhattan expanding its presence throughout New Yorks metropolitan communities The new centers are located in the Upper West Side at 2628 Broadway Avenue and in Greenwich Village at 41 East 8th Street ..

DSS, Inc. and FDB Collaborate to Enhance Patient Care and Outcomes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Document Storage Systems Inc DSS the leading provider of health information technology HIT solutions for federal private and public healthcare organizations today announced a collaboration with FDB First Databank the leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medicationrelated de..

Hospital breaks ground on $65M expansion of Gibbs Cancer Center at Pelham

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Cancer survivor Skipper Brawley of Spartanburg was happy to brave the rain Tuesday to attend the groundbreaking for the new Gibbs Cancer Center Research Institute facility I just want to contribute to the cancer center the 76yearold retired physician said Theyre loving professional caring people ..

Summit BHC Acquires Willingway Hospital

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Summit BHC Summit a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services today announced the acquisition of Willingway Hospital Located in Statesboro Georgia the 40bed hospital will be Summits second facility in the state Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed While every ..

Titan Medical signs deal with manufacturing firm

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Titan Medical Inc Signed a manufacturing and supply agreement with an established third party contract manufacturing firm Net and comprehensive loss for three months ended March 31 2016 was 11720versus net and comprehensive loss of 9126268 Titan medical reports first quarter financial results and ..

U.S. House to weigh $622.1 million in new Zika funding

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Republicans in the US House of Representatives will try to pass legislation this week providing 6221 million in funds to fight the spreading Zika virus far less than the Obama administration has been seeking House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers introduced the measure on Monday accordi..

Lepu Medical Technology Completes Establishment of Wholly Owned Unit

Monday, May 16, 2016

Lepu Medical Technology Co Ltd Says it completes establishment of wholly owned unit in Shenzhen which to be mainly engaged in research and development of medical apparatus and instruments Source reuterscom ..