Hospitals & Healthcare News

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EOS imaging Announces Exclusive Partnership and Licensing Agreement for Virtual Patient Models

Friday, July 22, 2016

EOS imaging the pioneer in 2D3D orthopedic medical imaging announced today an exclusive partnership with Anatoscope Montpellier France to combine Anatoscopes virtual patient models with EOS 2D3D images and datasets into the EOS apps for advanced orthopaedic applications The first applications will b..

Rennova Health Acquires Hartford Healthcare Corporation’s Interest in Genomas

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Rennova Health Inc a vertically integrated provider of industryleading diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers announces the 250000 cash purchase of all outstanding Genomas assets held by Hartford Healthcare Corporation of Hartford Conn The Genomas assets are comprised ..

ImpediMed Limited partners with Redox to Expand EHR Integration Capabilities

Thursday, July 21, 2016

ImpediMed Limited announced a partnership with Redox to expand the capabilities of electronic health record EHR integration for ImpediMed39s next generation medical device The new device will use ImpediMed39s proprietary bioimpedance spectroscopy BIS technology to measure monitor and manage fluid s..

Acclarent Announces U.S. Launch of RELIEVA SCOUT® Multi-Sinus Dilation System

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Acclarent Inc today announced the US availability of the RELIEVA SCOUT MultiSinus Dilation System which utilizes Balloon Sinuplasty technology to safely confirm and dilate sinus openings in people with chronic sinusitis The new system helps surgeons effectively widen sinus openings using a minimally..

St. Jude Medical Logs Double-Digit Sales Growth

Thursday, July 21, 2016

St Jude Medical Inc in the midst of being acquired by Abbott Laboratories said solid demand at home and overseas pushed revenue 11 higher in its latest quarter The St Paul Minn medical device maker agreed to a 25 billion tie up with Illinoisbased Abbott in April one deal in a flurry of transactions..

Preceptis Medical Launches the Hummingbird™ TTS Ear Tube Delivery System

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Preceptis Medical announces its US limited market launch of the Hummingbird TTS Tympanostomy Tube System that uses conscious moderate sedation for children39s ear tube placement The company looks forward to offering parents and pediatricians an alternative to general anesthesia for their children39s..

UnitedHealth sees further losses for Obamacare insurance

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

UnitedHealth Group Inc is still losing money on the individual insurance business created under US President Barack Obama39s national healthcare reform law due to customers39 high medical costs the company said on Tuesday The largest US health insurer said that it was booking 200 million in losses ..

Medizone International Selects Cogmedix as Medical Device Manufacturing Services Provider

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Cogmedix a wholly owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc established in 1885 is proud to announce that Medizone International Inc OTCQB MZEI has selected Cogmedix as their turnkey medical device manufacturing services provider for the AsepticSure Generation III hospital disinfection system This ..

Hansa Medical acquires UK-based Immago Biosystems Ltd

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hansa Medical AB Acquires United Kingdom based Immago Biosystems Ltd Acquisition will not have a significant impact on Hansa Medical result for 2016 Sum of acquisition was not disclosed Immago Biosystems Ltd is a University of Oxfordspinout focused on the enhancement of antibody based cancer thera..

RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Beaver-Visitec International to TPG Capital

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

RoundTable Healthcare Partners an operatingoriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell BeaverVisitec International Holdings Inc BVI or the Company to TPG Capital TPG TPG is a global private invest..

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA Registration for Claymount Optica Collimators

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Varian Medical Systems announced it has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA registration for its Claymount Optica 20 and Optica 40 collimators Claymount39s Optica collimators are used to narrow the focus of Xray beams in filmbased and digital radiography systems for improving image quality ..

Syneron Candela Announces FDA Clearance of High Energy UltraShape Power for Fat Destructio

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Syneron Medical Ltd ELOS a leading global aesthetic device company announces the US Food and Drug Administration FDA clearance of its noninvasive fat destruction device UltraShape Power The FDA clearance is for noninvasive reduction of abdominal circumference via fat cell destruction UltraShape Pow..

Diamyd Medical and UCLA advance therapeutic development for type 1 diabetes

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Diamyd Medical AB Says the company and University of California Los Angeles UCLA advances therapeutic development for type 1 diabetes Says new preclinical study will evaluate if GABA in combination with both autoantigens improves efficacy even further Previously published results show that GABA in..

DiaMedica Announces Strategic Investment by Hermed Capital Healthcare Fund

Monday, July 18, 2016

DiaMedica Inc today announced a strategic investment with Hermed Capital Healthcare Fund Hermed Capital Healthcare Fund is a healthcare investment fund in partnership with Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group HKSE02196HK and SK Group a South Korea based Fortune Global 100 Company The investment agre..

Viennese hospitals to improve cancer treatment with Elekta equipment and software

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Vienna Hospital Association Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund has chosen to treat its cancer patients with advanced solutions from Elektas EKTABST radiation therapy and software portfolio The deal will include four Versa HD and two Elekta Infinity linear accelerators brachytherapy afterloaders MOSA..

House Passes Most Significant Mental Health Reform Bill in Decades

Monday, July 18, 2016

Last week the House of Representatives almost unanimously passed one of the most significant bills targeting mental health reform since 1963 but mental health advocates say this notable victory is only the tip of the iceberg The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act that passed in the House ..

Healthsouth and Novant Health announce plans to build an Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

Saturday, July 16, 2016

HealthSouth Corporation and Novant Health Inc have formed a joint venture to file a Certificate of Need application to build a 68bed freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in WinstonSalem North Carolina The Certificate of Need application requests that the rehabilitation unit currently locat..

Suning Universal's health unit plans ventures in South Korea

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Suning Universal Co Ltd Says health unit plans to set up medical investment JV with South Korea39s health industry firm with registered capital at 600 million yuan 8981 million Says health unit plans to invest 290 million yuan in the South Korea39s health industry firm for 305 percent stake Sour..

Terumo Corporation Completes Acquisition Of Sequent Medical

Friday, July 15, 2016

MicroVention Inc a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyobased Terumo Corporation announced today that Terumo Corporation has completed the acquisition of Sequent Medical Inc a privatelyheld medical device firm based in Aliso Viejo CA with European operations based in Bonn Germany The acquisition of Seque..

Ximedica Acquires Accel Biotech

Friday, July 15, 2016

XIMEDICA a leading full service medical technologies development firm today announced that it has acquired Accel Biotech Accel Biotech based in Los Gatos CA expands Ximedicas design and development offering into the In vitro Diagnostics Life Science Laboratory Instruments and Disposables The acquisi..

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