Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Republican lawmakers to push $1.1 billion in new Zika funds

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Republicans in the US House of Representatives and Senate agreed on Wednesday to 11 billion to fight the Zika virus a House Republican lawmaker said shortchanging President Barack Obama39s funding request and angering Democrats by making other cuts to pay for it House Appropriations Committee Chair..

Agfa HealthCare collaborates with IBM and Watson to advance Cognitive Imaging

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Agfa HealthCare has joined the Watson Health medical imaging collaborative a global initiative comprised of more than fifteen leading health systems academic medical centers ambulatory radiology providers and imaging technology companies The collaborative aims to bring cognitive imaging into daily p..

Echo Therapeutics Announces New Patent for its Non-Invasive Sensing Technology

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Echo Therapeutics Inc a medical device company focused on noninvasive continuous glucose monitoring CGM and associated technologies today announced a new patent covering its system and methods for transdermal monitoring of analytes including glucose and other substances Echo Therapeutics received n..

Implantable Glucose Sensor Featuring IDT Sensing Technology Awarded CE Mark

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Integrated Device Technology Inc announced that an implantable longterm glucose sensor using IDT39s sensing technology has received government approval to be marketed in European Union EU member countries Marylandbased Senseonics received the CE Mark approval for its Eversense Continuous Glucose Mon..

Philips Expands Its Digital Pathology Solutions Portfolio with the Acquisition of PathXL

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Royal Philips announced that it has acquired PathXL a Northern Irelandbased leader in digital pathology image analysis workflow software and educational tools PathXLs image analysis and tissue pathology software will complement Philips Digital Pathology Solutions offering and help expand the busines..

Equicare Health announces Strategic Partnership with Alliance Oncology

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Equicare Health Inc a leading provider of care coordination software is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Alliance Oncology a division of Alliance HealthCare Services Inc As the nationwide leader in radiation oncology and radiosurgery programs Alliance Oncology partners directly with ..

MDxHealth Announces Agreement with Major Academic Medical Center for ConfirmMDx Testing

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

MDxHealth SA announced that it has entered into an agreement with Duke University Health System regarding the use of its ConfirmMDx for Prostate Cancer test The test is approved for the management of men with a previous negative prostate biopsy who may be at risk for undetected cancer and are being ..

Optima and Casamba Join Forces to Build National Outcomes Repository

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Optima Healthcare Solutions and Casamba LLC the leaders in therapy management software announced today that they plan to work together to develop a comprehensive national repository for outcomesrelated therapy data The companies believe that the repository known as OutcomeMeasurescom can make an imp..

SSM Health unveils plan for new $550 million academic medical center

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

SSM Health has unveiled a Master Facility Plan for their new 550 million academic medical center in the City of St Louis a 316bed 802000squarefoot replacement hospital and new outpatient care center for SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Developed in partnership between SSM Health and Saint..

Delphi Behavioral Health Group Expands Nationwide Presence with Acquisition of New Treatment Centers

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Delphi Behavioral Health Group a leading nationwide provider of addiction and detox treatment programs announced today the acquisition of new treatment centers to its current roster The centers include Ocean Breeze Recovery Arete Detox Pathway to Hope California Highlands Recovery Grove Community Re..

Texas Health Buys Hospital in Corinth, Plans to Reopen as Behavioral Health Facility

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Texas Health Resources has purchased the Atrium Medical Center in Corinth with plans to convert the building to Texas Health Behavioral Health Hospital Corinth an inpatient and outpatient behavioral health hospital The 62500squarefoot facility located on five acres of land at 3305 Corinth Parkway i..

Navicent planning new building for Children’s Hospital in Macon

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Navicent Health officials have their eyes on a new pediatric care facility The goal of opening a new building for the Childrens Hospital within the next three years was announced Monday Children are not small adults their health needs are different and are constantly changing Josh Glenn medical d..

Humana and Mount Sinai Health Partners Create Improved Care Model

Friday, June 17, 2016

Through an arrangement between Humana Inc HUM and Mount Sinai Health Partners MSHP Humana Medicare Advantage members now have access to the health care providers of MSHP which includes the clinically integrated network made up of Mount Sinais hospitals the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinais fu..

Hongda High-tech Holding unit to sell 30 pct stake in medical instrument company at 3 mln yuan

Friday, June 17, 2016

Hongda Hightech Holding Says its Shenzhenbased medical electronics subsidiary will sell 30 percent stake in a Shanghaibased medical instruments company to an individual at 3 million yuan Says the subsidiary will hold 70 percent stake in the Shanghaibased medical instrument company after sale Sou..

CRH Medical Corporation Announces Majority Purchase of Community Anesthesia, PLLC

Friday, June 17, 2016

CRH Medical Corporation a North American medical company that provides physicians with innovative services and products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases announces that it has completed a new accretive transaction whereby CRH has acquired 65 ownership of Community Anesthesia PLLC Commun..

Health agency reports U.S. babies with Zika-related birth defects

Friday, June 17, 2016

Three babies have been born in the United States with birth defects linked to likely Zika virus infections in the mothers during pregnancy along with three cases of lost pregnancies linked to Zika federal health officials said on Thursday The six cases reported as of June 9 were included in a new U..

Envision Healthcare and AmSurg to merge

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Envision Healthcare and AmSurg announce merger Combined organization will have a pro forma market capitalization of approximately 10 billion and enterprise value of approximately 15 billion Merger expected to be accretive to envision and amsurg adjusted earnings per share in 2017 and achieve synerg..

Ascension to close Wisconsin Heart Hospital in Wauwatosa

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital which opened in Wauwatosa at a cost of 44 million in 2006 will close in early July after a decade during which it lost money in most years and posted only marginal profits in its best years The hospital officially known as the Midwest Spine and Orthopedic Hospital and ..

TransUnion Broadens Healthcare Solutions with Acquisition of Auditz

Thursday, June 16, 2016

TransUnion a leading global information solutions provider has acquired Auditz LLC a healthcare services organization that uses sophisticated proprietary technology to help healthcare providers identify and recover payments As TransUnion continues to invest in strategic growth healthcare is a key a..

Aliso Viejo-based Sequent Medical bought by Terumo for $280 million

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Japanese medical device company Terumo Corp has agreed to buy Sequent Medical Inc a developer of a device used for aneurysm embolization for 280 million Aliso Viejobased Sequent Medical said the 280 million purchase price will be paid at closing with up to 100 million more to be paid based on the a..

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