Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

St. Luke’s opens three medical offices; fourth under construction

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

St Luke39s University Health Network opened three medical offices in Carbon and Northampton counties in recent months and a fourth is expected to open in the spring part of the health care giant39s expansion in the Greater Lehigh Valley St Lukes Health CenterForks 2003 Sullivan Trail is the network..

DW Healthcare Partners and Linden Capital Partners Announce Acquisition of Edge Systems

Monday, December 05, 2016

DW Healthcare Partners DWHP and Linden Capital Partners Linden both healthcarefocused private equity firms announced today the joint acquisition of Edge Systems Edge or the Company Headquartered in Signal Hill California Edge is a leading manufacturer and marketer of noninvasive equipment and consum..

Evogen and UCB Announce Collaboration for Further Development of EvoScore™ START for Improved Diagnosis of Epilepsy

Monday, December 05, 2016

Evogen Inc a leader in proteomics and genomicsbased testing for improved diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders and UCB a global biopharmaceutical company with more than 20 years of experience in the research and development of antiepileptic drugs today announced a collaboration for furth..

Medical device maker Teleflex to buy Vascular Solutions for $1 billion

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Teleflex Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fellow medical device maker Vascular Solutions Inc for about 1 billion Teleflex39s offer of 56 per Vascular share in cash represents a premium of 16 percent to the stock39s Thursday close The deal comes about 10 months after Vascular Solutions and its f..

DaVita Launches Joint Venture with Inspira Health Network to Provide Dialysis Services in South Jersey

Saturday, December 03, 2016

DaVita Inc a leading independent provider of integrated health and kidney care services in the United States and internationally has formally announced the launch of a new joint venture with Inspira Health Network to enhance and expand dialysis services in South Jersey The new entity will provide qu..

Envision Healthcare and AMSURG Complete Merger

Friday, December 02, 2016

With the completion of the Envision Healthcare and AMSURG merger the new Envision has entered the next chapter of its journey to help improve lives in the communities it serves William A Sanger Executive Chairman of Envision Healthcare Corporation said Our two organizations complement each other in ..

Universal Hospital Services Acquires Radiographic Equipment Services

Friday, December 02, 2016

Universal Hospital Services Inc UHS a leading nationwide provider of health care technology management and service solutions announced it has acquired Radiographic Equipment Services RES a San Diegobased provider of medical imaging solutions The addition of RES further strengthens our growing clini..

BioTelemetry, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Telcare’s Remote Diabetes Management Platform

Friday, December 02, 2016

BioTelemetry Inc BEAT 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 the acquisition of Telcare Medical Supply Inc and associated assets Telcare increasing the Companys presence i..

Cerapedics Announces Breakthrough Technology Agreement with Premier Inc.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Cerapedics a privatelyheld orthobiologics company announced the company has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc a leading healthcare improvement company for Breakthrough Technology Bone Tissue Synthetic Implantable Products The new agreement allows Premier members at their dis..

ConvertX™ Nephroureteral Stent System Receives FDA Clearance

Thursday, December 01, 2016

BrightWater Medical Inc announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has cleared the companys innovative ConvertX Nephroureteral Stent System for treatment of ureteral obstructions Patients with obstructions preventing urine in the kidneys from draining to the bladder face potential pain i..

Trovagene and Boreal Genomics Announce Strategic Partnership

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Trovagene Inc a developer of circulating tumor DNA ctDNA molecular diagnostics announced it has entered into a longterm Supply and Distribution Agreement with Boreal Genomics merging their respective technologies to codevelop urine and blood ctDNA assay kits Through this partnership the companies i..

DaVita and Rock Health Announce Partnership to Advance Innovation in Healthcare

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

DaVita Inc a leading independent provider of integrated health and kidney care services in the United States announces a partnership with Rock Health the first venture fund dedicated to digital health and a leader in fostering innovation in healthcare The partnership will help facilitate direct con..

Cynosure Receives CFDA Clearance to Market the Icon™ Aesthetic System in China

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Cynosure Inc announced that it has received clearance from the China Food and Drug Administration CFDA to market the Icon Aesthetic System the Company39s nextgeneration platform technology for multiple aesthetic indications With Icon aesthetic practices in China will be able to deliver the industry3..

Anuva Manufacturing Services Awarded ISO-13485:2003 Certification

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Anuva Manufacturing Services a worldclass contract manufacturing company was recently awarded ISO134852003 certification by BSI The certification is an international standard that sets out the requirements for a qualitymanagement system specific to the medical devices industry It is designed for use..

Edwards Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Valtech Cardio

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation the global leader in patientfocused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring today announced that it has agreed to acquire Valtech Cardio Ltd a privately held company based in Israel and developer of the Cardioband System for transcathete..

Envision Healthcare and Amsurg shareholders approve merger

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Envision Healthcare and Amsurg shareholders approve merger Envision holders of over 82 of shares of co39s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote or over 96 of votes cast voted to approve merger Envision holders of 88 of shares of Amsurg39s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote or o..

Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare Working Together to Create Smart Imaging Technology to Better Detect Pediatric Brain Disorders

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Boston Childrens Hospital and GE Healthcare announced a collaboration to develop and commercialize digital solutions to advance the diagnosis and treatment of specific childhood diseases starting with diseases that affect the brain The first project detailed today at the 102nd annual meeting of the..

Siemens Healthineers introduces innovative robot-supported Artis pheno angiography system

Monday, November 28, 2016

At this years Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America RSNA in Chicago USA the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG is presenting itself for the first time under its new brand name Siemens Healthineers The new name underlines the companys pioneering spirit and its ..

U.S. Healthcare organization adds Sectra module to its enterprise imaging architecture

Monday, November 28, 2016

US Healthcare organization ProMedica is adding the Sectra Cardiology Module into its existing enterprise imaging architecture ProMedica39s twelve hospitals and six ambulatory surgery centers in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan provide 47 million patient encounters annually All the facilities u..

DILON Diagnostics and GE Healthcare announce the FDA clearance of the Discovery NM 750b biopsy accessory

Saturday, November 26, 2016

DILON Diagnostics and GE Healthcare are pleased to announce the FDA clearance of the Molecular Breast Imaging MBI localization accessory for breast biopsy The Discovery NM750b and the breast biopsy accessory will be presented at the RSNA conference in Chicago from November 27 to December 1 The Disco..