Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Hospira and Iatric Systems Partner to Deliver Smart Pump-EMR Interoperability to Hospitals

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Iatric Systems Inc a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments and Hospira a Pfizer Company and leading provider of infusion technologies today announced a formal partnership to develop interoperability between Hospiras smart infusion de..

SCA to Acquire BSN Medical

Monday, December 19, 2016

SCA has entered into an agreement to acquire BSN medical a leading medical solutions company from the private equity group EQT BSN medical develops manufactures markets and sells products within wound care compression therapy and orthopedics The purchase price amounts to EUR 2740m on a debt and cash..

Novartis Entered into Agreement to Acquire Ziarco Group Limited

Monday, December 19, 2016

Novartis announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Ziarco Group Limited a privately held company focused on the development of novel treatments in dermatology This acquisition would add a oncedaily oral H4 receptor antagonist in development for atopic dermatiti..

St. Jude Medical Announces FDA Clearance of EnSite Precision Cardiac Mapping System

Friday, December 16, 2016

St Jude Medical Inc a global medical device company today announced FDA clearance of its EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system and Advisor FL Circular Mapping Catheter Sensor Enabled The new EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system is the latest addition to the companys electrophysiology portfolio ..

The Ensign Group Completes Sale of its Urgent Care Assets

Friday, December 16, 2016

The Ensign Group Inc the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing rehabilitative care services hospice care and assisted living companies today announced that its urgent care subsidiary Immediate Clinic Seattle Inc completed the sale of all of its assets relating to its 14 urgent care o..

ClearLine MD™ Receives CE Certification for ClearLine IV™

Friday, December 16, 2016

ClearLine MD LLC a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of medical devices that protect patients against the dangerous intrusion of air in intravenous lines today announced it has received CE certification for the company39s ClearLine IV product line The CE Mark a..

Hologic to Sell its Blood Screening Business to Partner Grifols for $1.85 Billion

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hologic Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its share of its blood screening business to longtime commercial partner Grifols for gross proceeds of 185 billion in cash the Company announced today The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies Divesting..

Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Clarius Mobile Health a digital healthcare company using technology to reimagine mobile medicine today announced the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has cleared the C3 and L7 Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners Compatible with the latest iOS and Android smartphones and tablets Clarius Scanners ..

McKesson Receives Regulatory Approval for Rexall Health Acquisition

Thursday, December 15, 2016

McKesson Corporation announced that it has signed a consent agreement with the Competition Bureau of Canada allowing it to proceed with the acquisition of Rexall Health inclusive of RexallPharma Plus Medicentres Canada and Claimsecure Inc McKesson expects to close the transaction as expeditiously as..

UAE's NMC Health buys Sharjah's Al Zahra hospital for $560 mln

Thursday, December 15, 2016

United Arab Emiratesbased healthcare provider NMC Health is buying the Al Zahra Hospital in Sharjah for 560 million the Londonlisted company said on Wednesday as it pushes ahead with its expansion in the UAE and the Gulf The acquisition will be funded by a mix of equity and debt with NMC placing ar..

Zimmer Biomet Launches PrimaGen Advanced™ Allograft

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare today announced the launch of PrimaGen Advanced Allograft an autograft substitute containing the same bone healing elements as autograft but without the risks associated with donor site morbidity or harvest site complications A..

Lumendi Receives FDA Clearance to Market DiLumen™ for Endolumenal Therapy

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Connecticutbased medical device innovator Lumendi LLC has announced it has received United States Food and Drug Administration FDA 510k clearance for the DiLumen an endoscopic accessory that is indicated to ensure complete positioning of an endoscope in the large intestine and assist with optical vi..

Neovasc and Boston Scientific Close US$75 Million Agreement

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Neovasc Inc today announced the close of its transaction with Boston Scientific Corporation The two organizations announced a definitive agreement on December 2 2016 for Boston Scientific to acquire Neovasc39s advanced biologic tissue capabilities and certain manufacturing assets and make a 15 equi..

Pacific Edge Launches Cxbladder Monitor™ in the United States

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Cancer diagnostics company Pacific Edge Limited has commenced the official USA launch of its third bladder cancer diagnostic test Cxbladder Monitor Cxbladder Monitor is Pacific Edges third test in its Cxbladder suite of simple accurate and noninvasive bladder cancer diagnostic tests and has been de..

Essential Medical Inc. Announces the Successful Initiation of the U.S. MANTA Vascular Closure Device Trial

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Essential Medical Inc a privately held medical device company addressing the rapidly growing 600M large bore vascular closure market announced today the start of the MANTA Vascular Closure Device US Pivotal Trial The first US case was performed on November 28 by Dr Itsik BenDor MD at the Washington..

Toshiba Medical’s Innovative MR Theater Helps Clinicians Enhance Patient Comfort

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Patients undergoing MR exams will find a relaxing environment with Toshiba Medicals new MR Theater Creating an immersive virtual experience for patients the new MR Theater gives patients a visual focal point to distract them from the exam encouraging them to relax and stay still enabling clinicians ..

Cambridge Medical Robotics Limited reveals Versius robotic surgery system

Monday, December 12, 2016

Cambridge Medical Robotics Ltd the private company developing a nextgeneration robotic system for universal minimal access surgery today reveals its Versius system as it provides an update on ongoing cadaveric studies CMR is presently evaluating the ability of the Versius system to perform upper GI..

MEDI+SIGN® Announces Digital Exam Room Whiteboard Solution for Emergency Departments

Monday, December 12, 2016

MEDISIGN a provider of fullyautomated patient monitoring and intelligent digital whiteboard display solutions proudly announced today that a new solution for Emergency Departments ED has been added to their portfolio Housed in a smaller package to fit in the tight space in Emergency Department exami..

MSD Completes Merger with First Choice Medical Supply

Saturday, December 10, 2016

MSD a nationally recognized supplier of technology enabled medical device and supply chain solutions to alternate site health care facilities announced today that it has completed its merger with First Choice Medical Supply First Choice a privately held national distributor of medical supplies and a..

Provision Healthcare Receives FDA Clearance of the ProNova SC360 Proton Therapy System

Friday, December 09, 2016

Provision Healthcares research development and manufacturing subsidiary ProNova Solutions has received FDA 510k clearance for its SC360 proton therapy system only four years after commencing research and development This is the first and only compact 360 degree pencil beam scanning proton therapy sy..