Hospitals & Healthcare News

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Xtant Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the Xsert™ Lumbar Expandable Interbody System

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Xtant Medical Holdings Inc a leader in the development of regenerative medicine products and medical devices today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has cleared the Xsert Lumbar Expandable Interbody System The Xsert System is an all titanium expandable interbody device that exp..

Medibio enters into binding agreement with Medtronic

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Medibio enters into binding agreement with Medtronic Medibio enters into binding integration and valueadded reseller agreement with Medtronic Medtronic AND Medibio also intend to explore joint opportunities around Medibio39S mental health solution with key clients Source reuterscom ..

Exact Imaging Receives CE Mark Approval for its ExactVu™ Micro-Ultrasound System for Prostate Imaging and Biopsy

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Exact Imaging the world39s leader in high resolution microultrasound systems enabling realtime imaging and biopsy guidance of the prostate today announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its ExactVu microultrasound system for prostate imaging and biopsy guidance We are thrilled with the a..

Bruker Completes Acquisition of Preclinical PET Imaging Business

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Bruker announced that it has completed the acquisition of the preclinical PET imaging business of Oncovision a leading provider of innovative medical imaging devices Bruker had previously announced an agreement to acquire this business in September 2016 Financial terms were not disclosed The recent..

Skyline Medical Receives Health Canada Approval to Market STREAMWAY® System

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Skyline Medical Inc producer of the FDAapproved STREAMWAY System for automated directtodrain medical fluid disposal announces that it has received a Medical Device Establishment License to sell the STREAMWAY System and related disposables in Canada A number of distributors have expressed interest i..

VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. confirms plans to acquire Interactive Health Systems, Inc.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

VMS Rehab Systems Inc reported that the Company intends to complete the acquisition of Interactive Health Systems Inc a privately held US Corporation headquartered in Cheyenne Wyoming The all stock transaction is scheduled to be completed within 90 days Interactive Health Systems Inc is in the fina..

OrbusNeich Introduces a New Generation COMBO Plus Dual Therapy Stent for Active Healing

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

OrbusNeich has announced the launch of its latest generation Dual Therapy Stent DTS the COMBO Plus The COMBO Plus has a unique antiCD34 antibody biological coating that offers an advanced approach to active vessel healing combined with improved deliverability for patients with complex coronary arter..

Magellan Health to Acquire Veridicus Holdings, LLC

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Magellan Health Inc announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Veridicus Holdings LLC a privately held pharmacy benefit management PBM organization with a unique set of clinical services and capabilities Veridicus differentiated approach to pharmacy management leverages proprietary a..

South Africa's Netcare to buy Akeso Clinics, FY profit slips

Monday, November 21, 2016

South Africa39s secondlargest private hospital firm Netcare will buy Akeso Clinics a chain of psychiatric health facilities for 13 billion rand 91 million the firm said on Monday Netcare which runs Britain39s largest private hospital network is seeking to increase its exposure to mental healthcare ..

Myanmar health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak

Monday, November 21, 2016

Myanmar is largely unprepared for an outbreak of Zika experts say with the health ministry slashing antivirus measures due to lack of funds overworked doctors skipping checkups and pregnant women saying they are in the dark about the dangers Zika has spread to some 60 countries and territories sinc..

The Ensign Group Acquires Hospice Operations in Northern Idaho

Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Ensign Group Inc ENSG the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing rehabilitative care services home health care hospice care medical transportation assisted living and urgent care companies announced today that Cornerstone Healthcare Inc Ensigns home health and hospice portfolio su..

WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat

Saturday, November 19, 2016

The World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency but it stressed a need for a longterm effort to address the virus which has been linked to birth defects and neurological complications Officials on WHO39s Emergency Committee made clear the ..

Community Health Systems to sell Rockwood Health System to MultiCare Health System for $425 Million

Friday, November 18, 2016

Community Health Systems Inc announced that subsidiaries of the Company have signed a definitive agreement to sell Rockwood Health System and its associated assets to MultiCare Health System for 425 million subject to certain adjustments Facilities included in the transaction include 388bed Deacones..

Xenoscope™, the Revolutionary Cost-Effective Laparoscope Receives CE Mark

Friday, November 18, 2016

Xenocor Inc an emerging leader in developing a new revolutionary medical imaging platform that provides the most costeffective high definition laparoscopy solutions announced today that it has received the CE Mark for the Xenoscope systems The Xenoscope is the first singleuse laparoscope that is off..

WellCare Health to buy Universal American for $600 mln

Friday, November 18, 2016

Health insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc said on Thursday it would buy smaller peer Universal American Corp for about 600 million WellCare will pay about 10 per Universal American share in cash representing a 125 percent premium to the stock39s Wednesday close WellCare said it would also assume ab..

Medtronic's Solitaire(TM) Stent Retriever Device Receives Expanded Indication from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Medtronic plc announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has cleared an expanded indication for the SolitaireTM stent retriever device The FDA now allows the marketing of the Solitaire device as an initial therapy for acute ischemic strokes AIS for patients with a persistent proximal ant..

DiabetesAmerica and Curant Health Partner to Improve Outcomes for Diabetes Patients

Thursday, November 17, 2016

DiabetesAmerica a provider of healthcare services focused solely on diabetics and Curant Health a leading medication management company announced today the launch of a pilot program intended to improve outcomes for diabetes patients The shortterm goals of the pilot are twofold and incorporate Curan..

LLR Partners Leads $34M Investment in SUN Behavioral Health

Thursday, November 17, 2016

LLR Partners announced a 34 million growth capital investment in SUN Behavioral Health a national operator of freestanding psychiatric hospitals Existing investors including HealthInvest NewSpring Capital Petra Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences also participated in the round SUN Behavioral Heal..

Expanding Orthopedics Inc. Granted a New US Patent for Its Unique 3D Expandable Cage

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Expanding Orthopedics Inc EOI a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery is excited to announce that it has been granted its 14th US Patent covering its unique 3D expandable cage technology integrated in the FLXfi..

Bayer and the American Heart Association Collaborate to Advance Cardiovascular Research

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Bayer and the American Heart Association AHA announced the launch of the 2017 AHABayer Innovation and Discovery Grants Program The program will support research initiatives within the AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine to advance scientific understanding and address unmet medical ne..

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