Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Japan regulators probing Canon on Toshiba Medical deal

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Japan39s antimonopoly regulator is investigating Canon Inc over a possible breach of disclosure rules in the company39s acquisition of Toshiba Corp39s medical equipment unit a source with direct knowledge of the matter said The source declined to be identified because he is not authorised to speak ..

St. Mary's Health and Tri-State Orthopaedics Announce Construction Plans for St. Mary's Orthopedic Hospital

Thursday, June 30, 2016

St Mary39s Health member of St Vincent and Ascension and TriState Orthopaedics are partnering to build a stateoftheart orthopedic specialty hospital to provide surgical and nonsurgical care to address the growing orthopedic needs of individuals in the TriState area The 95 million 135000squarefoot f..

AtriCure Receives CE Mark for the AtriClip® PRO2 Device

Thursday, June 30, 2016

AtriCure Inc a leading innovator in treatments for atrial fibrillation Afib and left atrial appendage management today announced that it has received CE Mark for the AtriClip PRO2 Left Atrial Appendage LAA Exclusion System which offers increased functionality to occlude the LAA during minimallyinvas..

Echo Therapeutics Begins Testing of NextGen CGM System Components

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Echo Therapeutics Inc a medical device company focused on noninvasive continuous glucose monitoring CGM and associated technologies today announced that it began standalone and integrated testing of its NextGen continuous glucose monitoring system CGM prototype components and formally selected a Cli..

McKesson's IT unit to merge with Change Healthcare

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Healthcare services provider McKesson Corp MCKN said it would combine most of its information technology business with Change Healthcare Holdings Inc to form a new company with combined pro forma annual revenue of 34 billion Change Healthcare a provider of software and analytics network solutions a..

Athens Regional and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Announce Formal Affiliation

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Children39s Healthcare of Atlanta and Athens Regional Health System have announced a formal affiliation agreement under which Childrens will collaborate with Athens Regional to better serve children and families in the Athens area The affiliation will support Childrens and Athens Regionals commitmen..

European healthcare first sector to recover Brexit losses

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The rush to largecap high quality dividendpaying pharmaceutical stocks in the aftermath of Brexit has helped Europe39s healthcare index erase all its losses since last week39s vote The healthcare index up 14 percent on Wednesday is the only regional sector index to trade above last Thursday39s clos..

Medsphere Systems and ChartLogic Merge

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Medsphere Systems Corporation and ChartLogic Inc today announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies The transaction will expand Medspheres existing enterprise healthcare IT products and services to include ChartLogics proven ambulatory electronic health record ..

Medical device maker Medtronic to buy HeartWare for $1.1 billion

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Medtronic Plc said it would buy HeartWare International Inc HTWRO for about 11 billion bulking up its portfolio of devices for treating heart diseases and pushing deeper into the market for lessinvasive surgical products HeartWare shares rose as much as 92 pct to 5758 in morning trading on Monday j..

Charles River Laboratories Acquires Blue Stream Laboratories

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Charles River Laboratories International Inc CRL today announced that it has acquired Blue Stream Laboratories Inc Combining Blue Stream with Charles Rivers existing discovery safety assessment and biologics capabilities creates a leading provider with the ability to support biologic and biosimilar ..

QT Vascular Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Chocolate XD™, A Novel PTCA Balloon

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

QT Vascular Ltd together with its subsidiaries a global company engaged in the design assembly and distribution of advanced therapeutic solutions for the minimally invasive treatment of vascular disease announced today it has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA for t..

Biomedical Systems Opens Technology And Research Center

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Biomedical Systems a 40yearold familyowned leading clinical trial provider to Pharmaceutical Medical Device Biotech and Contract Research Organizations CROs has opened its new TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH CENTER in St Louis near the companys global headquarters The stateoftheart 12000squarefoot center ..

Bangladesh gets $150 million from World Bank for health

Monday, June 27, 2016

The World Bank said on Sunday it has approved 150 million in additional financing to help improve Bangladesh39s health systems and services bringing its total support for health projects in the country to 5089 million The support will help the government address health sector challenges including s..

BioVentrix Receives CE Marking Certification for Revivent TC™, the First Minimally Invasive Heart Failure Treatment to Restore the Left Ventricle

Monday, June 27, 2016

BioVentrix Inc an emerging medical device company dedicated to the minimally invasive treatment of heart failure HF announced today that it has received certification for CE marking its Revivent TC TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System Following a myocardial infarction or heart attack the Rev..

Good Shepherd Health System Selects Duke LifePoint Healthcare as Potential Partner

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Good Shepherd Health System today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to be acquired by Duke LifePoint Healthcare subject to approval of the amended lease by the Gregg County Commissioners Court The proposed acquisition would provide additional resources to help Good Sheph..

OhioHealth announces plans to invest in more convenient and accessible care to meet growing community needs

Saturday, June 25, 2016

With estimates of close to 10000 people living in downtown Columbus by 2018 and a growing aging population demographics are shifting in urban and suburban areas creating new demands for healthcare services At the same time healthcare resources are being reduced in the downtownFranklinton area puttin..

Oxford Immunotec Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Imugen

Friday, June 24, 2016

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC a global highgrowth diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of immuneregulated conditions today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Imugen Inc a Massa..

Analysis suggests Anthem deal could raise health costs

Friday, June 24, 2016

As questions mount over whether health insurer Anthem Inc39s ANTMN proposed 48 billion purchase of Cigna Corp CIN will win US antitrust approval an exclusive analysis produced for Reuters suggests the merger could lead to higher costs for large companies offering workplace medical benefits More tha..

WellCare Expands Medicaid Benefits in Georgia to Promote Preventive Care

Friday, June 24, 2016

WellCare of Georgia a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans Inc NYSE WCG enhanced its Medicaid benefits by adding new incentives to its healthy rewards program and increasing its overthecounter OTC and vision program benefits These enhanced benefits are now available to qualifying members The healthy..

White House threatens to veto Republicans' Zika funding plan

Friday, June 24, 2016

The White House on Thursday threatened to veto the 11 billion approved by the US House of Representatives to fight the Zika virus blasting the measure for shortchanging the administration39s 19 billion funding request The Republicancontrolled House approved the funding deal early Thursday morning a..

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