Hospitals & Healthcare News

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SeraCare and NIST Partner on Development of Circulating Tumor DNA Reference Standards for Diagnostics

Friday, July 15, 2016

SeraCare Life Sciences a manufacturer and leading partner to global in vitro diagnostics manufacturers and the US Department of Commerce39s National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST have signed a threeyear Cooperative Research And Development Agreement CRADA to advance the development of c..

Stryker Unveils Game-Changing Soft Tissue Technology With SonicAnchor™

Friday, July 15, 2016

Stryker39s Foot Ankle business unit today announced its new soft tissue solution SonicAnchor the only implant in the US market that utilizes ultrasonic energy to liquefy and flow into cancellous bone is now available nationwide for suture or tissue fixation in foot ankle knee hand wrist elbow and s..

Evolent Health to Acquire Valence Health for $145 Million

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Evolent Health Inc and Valence Health Inc announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Evolent to acquire the majority of Valence Health39s business for approximately 145 million The combination of Evolent and Valence Health brings together two innovative companies that serve he..

Premise Health Continues Strategic Expansion with Acquisition of TransformHealthRx

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Premise Health a leading worksite health and patient engagement company announced today that it has acquired TransformHealthRx Inc which specializes in onsite and multiemployer health and wellness centers The acquisition enhances Premise Healths growing presence in the midsize company and municipali..

Cynosure Receives Health Canada Authorization to Market SculpSure®

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Cynosure Inc announced that it has received a medical device license issued by Health Canada to market SculpSure for noninvasive lipolysis of the abdomen and flanks That39s great news for Canadians who for the first time will for be able to eliminate areas of unwanted fat with a noninvasive 25minu..

Princeton HealthCare System and University of Pennsylvania Health System to Explore Partnership

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Princeton HealthCare System PHCS and the University of Pennsylvania Health System Penn Medicine announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to pursue a partnership PHCS announced in June 2015 that it would begin evaluating partnership opportunities to ensure its continued success in th..

NHRMC Plans to Build New Orthopedic and Spine Hospital

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New Hanover Regional Medical Center filed a Certificate of Need CON June 15 2016 with the State of North Carolina to relocate 68 beds from the NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital to a new patient tower above the NHRMC Surgical Pavilion at NHRMCs 17th Street main campus Moving orthopedic inpatient procedures ..

Misonix SonicVac™ Recognized as a Top Innovation for Wound Care in Podiatry

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Misonix Inc an international ultrasonic surgical device company that designs manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic instruments for spine surgery neurosurgery and other surgical specialties today announced its recently launched product SonicVac has been recognized by Podiatry Tod..

East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System Selects Orion Health's Rhapsody

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System ETMC has selected Orion Health39s Rhapsody Integration Engine to seamlessly connect its system of primary secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities and services throughout East Texas Rhapsody achieves rapid interoperability between healthcare I..

Mazor Robotics Unveils Mazor X, a Transformative Platform for Spine Surgeries

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Mazor Robotics Ltd a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical guidance systems today unveiled Mazor X a transformative guidance platform for spine surgeries The Mazor X was developed with the goal of enhancing predictability and patient benefit through the combination of analytical tools multip..

HealthSouth Announces Final Approval For Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital In Shelby County, Alabama

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

HealthSouth Corporation announced plans to develop a comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital in Shelby County The hospital will provide physical rehabilitation to patients who have experienced stroke trauma brain and orthopedic injuries or other major illnesses or injuries The hospital will b..

Obama renews call for U.S. public health insurance option

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

President Barack Obama on Monday urged Congress to reconsider offering a governmentrun health insurance option alongside private plans on the exchanges created as part of his national healthcare law In an article published in the online edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association Oba..

FDA approves first MRI-guided focused ultrasound device to treat essential tremor

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration today approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential tremor in patients who have not responded to medication ExAblate Neuro uses magnetic resonance MR images taken during the procedure to deliver focused ultrasound to destroy brain tissue in a tin..

CareView Communications, Inc. Announces Divisional Agreement with Large Healthcare System

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

CareView Communications Inc an information technology provider to the healthcare industry today announced the execution of a divisional hospital agreement with the West Florida division of the nation39s leading provider of healthcare services The threeyear divisional agreement comes after a successf..

Wright Medical Group says Corin Orthopaedics Holdings Limited Would Acquire Wright’s Large Joints Business

Monday, July 11, 2016

Wright Medical Group NV announced that it has received a binding offer under which Corin Orthopaedics Holdings Limited Corin would acquire the large joints hipknee business from Wright Medical Group NV Under the terms of the offer and following a consultation process with the employee works council ..

Clinton announces $40 bln expanded mandatory healthcare funding proposal

Monday, July 11, 2016

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday announced a proposal to expand mandatory healthcare funding by 40 billion over the next 10 years highlighting the influence that rival Democrat Bernie Sanders has had on her campaign Clinton will also affirm her commitment to g..

China healthcare costs forcing patients into crippling debt

Monday, July 11, 2016

As China39s medical bills rise steeply outpacing government insurance provision patients and their families are increasingly turning to loans to pay for healthcare adding to the country39s growing burden of consumer debt While public health insurance reaches nearly all of China39s 14 billion people..

YMCA and athenahealth Partner on Community Integrated Health

Saturday, July 09, 2016

YMCA of the USA YUSA a leading communitybased nonprofit committed to improving the nations health and athenahealth Inc ATHN a leading provider of networkenabled services and mobile applications for healthcare providers nationwide today announced the organizations will work together to support and st..

Ossen Innovation Signs Deal To Buy Stake In China-based Medical Device Company

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ossen Innovation Co Ltd OSN said it has entered into a nonbinding letter of intent or LOI with AmericaAsia Diabetes Research Foundation a California corporation that owns 9027 percent of the equity interests of San MediTech Huzhou Co LtdOssen Innovation is a Chinabased manufacturer of an array of pl..

Laborie Completes Strategic Investment In Medi-Tate Ltd.

Friday, July 08, 2016

Laborie Medical Technologies based in Toronto Canada has completed an investment in MediTate Ltd MediTate headquartered in Akiva Israel is an Israeli medical device company focused on research development manufacture and sale of innovative solutions for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasi..

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