Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

First Cancer Patients in the World Treated with the Smart, New Accuray Radixact(TM) System

Friday, December 09, 2016

Accuray Incorporated ARAY announced today that leading hospitals in Europe and the United States are now treating patients with the new Radixact Treatment Delivery System fully integrated with the new Accuray Precision Treatment Planning System and iDMS Data Management System The first patient treat..

St. Jude Medical Receives CE Mark Approval for Full Body MR Conditional Labeling for the Proclaim Elite Spinal Cord Stimulation System

Friday, December 09, 2016

St Jude Medical Inc STJ a global medical device company today announced CE mark approval for fullbody magnetic resonance MR conditional labeling of the Proclaim Elite Spinal Cord Stimulation SCS System With the latest approval patients who receive the Proclaim Elite SCS System can now undergo fullbo..

ERT Acquires Exco InTouch

Thursday, December 08, 2016

ERT a leading provider of highquality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development today announced the acquisition of Exco InTouch a leading provider of patient engagement data capture and digital health solutions The combined organization will provide the biopharmaceutical..

Medline Invests $20 Million in Flush Manufacturing Facilities Expansion

Thursday, December 08, 2016

According to the CDC considerable progress is being made in preventing central line associated blood stream infections but further improvement is still needed An estimated 30100 central lineassociated bloodstream infections CLABSI still occur in intensive care units and wards of US acute care facili..

Neovacs obtains FDA “Fast Track” designation for IFNα Kinoid in Lupus (SLE)

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Neovacs Alternext Paris ALNEV a leader in active immunotherapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted Fast Track status to IFN Kinoid in Lupus the most advanced therapeutic vaccine issued from Neovacs RD The FDAs Fast Trac..

NantHealth Announces Exclusive Reseller Agreement for GPS Cancer™ with Oncotest-Teva in Israel

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

NantHealth Inc Nasdaq NH a leading nextgeneration evidencebased personalized healthcare company today announced that it has entered into an exclusive reseller agreement for GPS Cancer the leading molecular test that helps guide treatment strategies including choice of standard chemotherapy for oncol..

PinnacleHealth Announces New, CHESTBONE-sparing INVESTIGATIONAL Treatment Option for Patients with Leaky Mitral Valves

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The RECHORD trial allows cardiovascular surgeons to replace damaged stringlike tendons called chordae through a small incision while the heart is beating The trial compares outcomes from this minimally invasive procedure to traditional openheart mitral valve surgery which requires the chest to be cr..

NTU Scientists Develop New Ultrasound Device Using 3D Printing Technology

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Team of Scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore NTU Singapore has announced that they have developed a new ultrasound device that produces sharper images through 3D printed lenses The new device will allow for more accurate medical procedures that involve the use of ultrasound to..

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

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

St Lukes 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 Luke39s 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..

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