Hospitals & Healthcare News

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Kindred Healthcare and Palomar Health Announce Plans for Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Kindred Healthcare Inc announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Palomar Health Palomar to create a joint venture to construct and operate a 52bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Escondido California a city in north San Diego County Kindred will own a slight majority in the join..

Zimmer Biomet breached deferred prosecution deal, U.S. says

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Medical device maker Biomet Inc breached a deferred prosecution agreement it reached in 2012 to resolve a foreign corruption investigation US prosecutors said in a court filing In a status report filed in federal court in Washington DC on June 6 the US Department of Justice said Biomet breached the..

Aethlon Medical Announces Issuance Of Exosome Capture Patent

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Aethlon Medical Inc announced that US Patent Number 9364601 the 601 Patent related to methods for capturing an exosome from a patient has been issued to the Company by the United States Patent and Trademark Office The 601 Patent is an important addition to Aethlon39s patent portfolio as it protects ..

BioPhotas, Inc. Announces Attainment of ISO 13485:2003 Certification

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

BioPhotas Inc today announced the Company has attained ISO 134852003 Certification for the design manufacture and distribution of LowLevel Light Therapy devices ISO 13485 is an International Quality System Standard for Medical Devices Attaining such a certification is the hallmark of a global medica..

GE Healthcare launches next generation Biacore(TM) molecular interaction analysis platform

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

GE Healthcares Life Sciences business today launched the first of a next generation of BiacoreTM systems harnessing Surface Plasmon Resonance SPR technology Biacore 8K marks the start of a new generation of Biacore systems maintaining the high data quality expected from Biacore at high throughput Ne..

CytoSorbents and Palex Bring CytoSorb® to Spain and Portugal

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

CytoSorbents Corporation CTSO a critical care immunotherapy leader commercializing its flagship CytoSorb blood filter to treat deadly inflammation in criticallyill and cardiac surgery patients around the world announced that it has signed an exclusive distributorship agreement with Palex Medical SA ..

SI-BONE, Inc. Announces 510(k) Clearance for Updated Indication for the iFuse Implant System®

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

SIBONE Inc a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System iFuse a minimally invasive surgical MIS device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac SI joint announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has cleared a 510k to allow modification ..

InTouch Health Announces Strategic Collaboration with Intuitive Surgical

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

InTouch Health the leading specialty telehealth network and managed service provider today announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Intuitive Surgical Inc ISRG which includes an investment by Intuitive Surgical in the company and a collaboration agreement to jointly develop ..

UK's Cameron warns health services, pensions could face cuts post-Brexit

Monday, June 13, 2016

Pensions and the publicly funded National Health Service could face cuts if Britons vote to leave the European Union Prime Minister David Cameron told a Sunday newspaper seeking to win support from some of the most proBrexit members of the public Polls which show Britons are evenly divided ahead of..

Fujifilm Presents Next Generation of Synapse Cardiovascular at ASE

Monday, June 13, 2016

FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA Inc will showcase the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular a premier cardiology image management and reporting solution with new module enhancements for echocardiography at the American Society of Echocardiography ASE 27th Annual Scientific Sessions from June 1014..

BUPA increases stake in Indian health insurer MaxBupa to 49 pct

Monday, June 13, 2016

Bupa increases stake in MaxBupa to 49 pct Completes share purchase from partner Max India to increase its stake in indian health insurer Max Bupa to 49 pct Announced completion of transaction to increase Bupa39s shareholding in their health insurance joint venture Max Bupa from 26 pct to 49 pct H..

CHRISTUS Health Expands Further into North Texas with Move into Sulphur Springs

Saturday, June 11, 2016

CHRISTUS Health an international faithbased notforprofit health system headquartered in Irving Texas announced today that it has finalized an agreement with The Hopkins County Hospital District Hopkins for the ongoing management and operation of the hospital The agreement could take effect as early ..

PerkinElmer and Sofie Biosciences extend and expand partnership

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Sofie Biosciences a molecular imaging company and PerkinElmer a global leader in the life sciences are pleased to announce a multiyear extension of their existing partnership to deliver preclinical in vivo imaging tools for positron emission tomography PET PET is a noninvasive translational imaging ..

Vibra Healthcare and Methodist Richardson Medical Center Announce Opening of Richardson's First Long Term Acute Care Hospital

Friday, June 10, 2016

Vibra Healthcare LLC and Methodist Richardson Medical Center announced today the opening of a new Vibra long term acute care hospital LTACH that will occupy 29481 square feet on the third floor of Methodist Richardson Campus for Continuing Care located at 401 W Campbell Road Richardson Texas Vibra H..

Helomics® Awarded Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract

Friday, June 10, 2016

Helomics Corporation a privatelyheld personalized healthcare company that provides comprehensive tumor profiling utilizing proprietary tissuebased live cell and fixed cell products and services announced today that the National Acquisition Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the..

Oak Street Health, Humana Expand Partnership to Bring Improved Care to Medicare Advantage Members in Illinois

Friday, June 10, 2016

Humana Medicare Advantage members in Illinois now have greater access to valuebased care thanks to an expanded partnership between Oak Street Health and health and wellbeing leader Humana Inc NYSE HUM The expanded arrangement which was first announced last year is designed to offer a more proactive ..

Kindred Healthcare completes syndication and pricing of incremental $200 mln term loan

Friday, June 10, 2016

Kindred Healthcare Inc Completed syndication and pricing of an incremental 200 million term loan Incremental term loan will be issued at 9905 of par Received consent from required lenders under term loan facilityabl facility to amend various provisions of those credit facilities Kindred healthcar..

AmSurg, Envision Healthcare Hold Merger Talks

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc is in talks to merge with AmSurg Corp a deal that would bring together two big providers of physician and other healthcare services with a combined value of more than 9 billion The companies are in advanced discussions and a deal could be announced as early as next ..

DaVita Announces Intent to Enter into Transaction with Inspira Health Network to Provide Dialysis Services

Thursday, June 09, 2016

DaVita Kidney Care a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners today announced its intent to enter into a joint venture acquisition with Inspira Health Network that will bring DaVita39s industryleading quality patient care to Southern New Jersey The proposed joint venture would transfer majority owners..

STENTYS Announces CE Marking of Its Longest Xposition Stent

Thursday, June 09, 2016

STENTYS a medical technology company commercializing the world39s first and only SelfApposing coronary stent today announces that it has received CE Marking for the longest version of its Xposition S Sirolimuseluting selfapposing stent The Xposition stent portfolio already included three lengths 17..

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