Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Spirometrix Receives CE Mark for Its Fenom PRO™ Point-of-Care Breathalyzer

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Spirometrix an emerging technology healthcare company focused on research development and commercialization of novel breath analysis devices for applications in disease diagnosis and management announced today that its Fenom PRO PointofCare Breathalyzer has received CE marking and can now be sold in..

Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging Platform Selected by The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Agfa HealthCare recently signed an agreement with an additional academic medical center that will build its imaging management strategy on Agfa39s Enterprise Imaging platform The University of Mississippi Medical Center UMMC will implement a comprehensive suite of software solutions from Agfa39s Ent..

HealthSouth And Tidelands Health Announce Joint Venture To Operate Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals In South Carolina

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

HealthSouth Corporation and Tidelands Health have formed a joint venture to own and operate Tidelands39 existing inpatient rehabilitation hospital The hospital is located at 4070 Highway 17 Bypass South in Murrells Inlet South Carolina on the campus of Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital The joint..

Fortimedix Surgical Announces 510(k) Clearance for Innovative Single-port Surgical Platform

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Fortimedix Surgical today announced it has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA for FMX314 an innovative singleport platform for use in minimally invasive abdominal laparoscopic surgery We are very pleased to announce we have secured 510k clearance for our platform a..

BioTelemetry, Inc. announces CE mark approval of Holter analysis software

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BioTelemetry Inc the leading wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care is pleased to announce that the Company has received CE mark approval of its Holter analysis software The software can be used either on a..

Brazilian medical imaging company files for IPO

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Centro de Imagem Diagnsticos Brazil39s secondbiggest medical imaging provider filed on Monday with securities regulator CVM for an initial public offering according to a preliminary prospectus The deal involving the issue of new shares and the sale of stakes held by current shareholders is being co..

NMC Health Invests $32 Million in Saudi Healthcare Projects

Monday, August 29, 2016

NMC Health Plc the Londonlisted company from Abu Dhabi invested 32 million in two projects in Saudi Arabia The healthcare provider added 260 beds in the western and eastern regions of the kingdom expanding its reach in the longterm and homecare market Prasanth Manghat deputy chief executive officer..

More U.S. counties to see Obamacare marketplace monopoly: analysis

Monday, August 29, 2016

Nearly a third of US counties will likely be served by only one insurer that participates in an Affordable Care Act ACA marketplace in 2017 according to an analysis published Sunday by the Kaiser Family Foundation The 31 percent of US counties that will have just a single option of insurers within ..

U.S. urges Puerto Rico task force to focus on healthcare

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Rehabilitating Puerto Rico should include removing caps on the island39s federal Medicaid funding and giving the US territory39s citizens access to earned income tax credits two Obama administration cabinet members said on Friday Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Health and Human Services Secretary S..

$60M Expansion Project Triples Size of Southside Hospital Emergency Department

Friday, August 26, 2016

Southside Hospital today unveiled the newly expanded Bohlsen Family Emergency Department to more than 150 local community business and elected officials The 60 million project made possible by the generosity of John and Linda Bohlsen adds 30000 square feet of new space tripling the size of the faci..

Florida governor complains U.S. not doing enough to fight Zika

Friday, August 26, 2016

Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus The complaint came as Zika cases mounted in some of the state39s most popular tourist destin..

CHG Healthcare Services Acquires Utah-Based Global Medical Staffing

Friday, August 26, 2016

CHG Healthcare Services the nation39s largest privately held healthcare staffing company announced today its acquisition of Global Medical Staffing GMS Founded in 1994 in Salt Lake City GMS places physicians in locum tenens temporary assignments in healthcare facilities across the world GMS began p..

Alteco Medical proposes to carry out SEK 16.4 mln rights issue

Friday, August 26, 2016

Alteco Medical AB Proposes to carry out a rights issue of up to 10918400 shares Fully subscribed rights issue provides Alteco with proceeds of about 164 million Swedish crowns 195 million before issue costs Subscription period runs from Sept 29 to Oct 13 2016 Subscription price is 150 crown per sh..

ImPACT Applications Launches First Pediatric Medical Device for Concussion Management

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ImPACT Applications announces ImPACT Pediatric its newest innovation in the field of concussion management The first and only FDAapproved concussionspecific tool designed for individuals ages 511 ImPACT Pediatric provides health care professionals with objective measures of neurocognitive functionin..

Interpace Diagnostics Launches New Product for Pancreatic Cancer Testing

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Interpace Diagnostics Group IDXG a company that provides clinically useful molecular diagnostic tests and pathology services for evaluating risk of cancer by leveraging the latest technology in personalized medicine for better patient diagnosis and management reported today that the Company has laun..

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Receive National Recognition for Award-Winning Care

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Centinela Hospital Medical Center Sherman Oaks Hospital and Chino Valley Medical Center have been named among the 100 Great Community Hospitals in the nation by Beckers Hospital Review the latest in a host of honors recognizing the awardwinning care at Prime Healthcare hospitals Prime Healthcare ba..

Ethicon Announces Strategic Collaboration With Touch Surgery To Evolve Medical Education

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ethicon Inc part of the Johnson Johnson Medical Devices Companies announces a strategic collaboration with Touch Surgery to help improve patient outcomes by delivering simulated surgical training based on the safe and efficacious use of Ethicon products in a free mobile app that can reach medical p..

CellTrak Partners with University Health Network to Commercialize Innovative Health Care Solutions

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

CellTrak Technologies the provider of the industry39s leading mobile health care delivery and management solution announced today its support to further develop UHNs Medly program Medly is used at over 4000 home care locations and is a collection of applications designed to help patients manage thei..

ImPACT® Is The First Concussion-Specific Medical Device to Receive FDA Clearance

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

ImPACT the most widelyused and most scientificallyvalidated computerized neurocognitive concussion management tool available is the first medical device of its kind to receive US Food and Drug Administration FDA de novo clearance FDA clearance has been granted under Computerized Cognitive Assessment..

Hansa Medical presents results from Phase II study with IdeS in sensitized patients

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Hansa Medical AB Announces top line results from Swedish ongoing phase II study with IdeS in sensitized patients presented Study is expected to be finalized in Q4 2016 Results show that IdeS has enabled kidney transplantation in all 10 out of 10 included sensitized patients Phase II study also sh..

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