Hospitals & Healthcare News

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Edwards Receives CE Mark For Hypotension Probability Indicator

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation EW the global leader in patientfocused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring today announced it received CE Mark for its Acumen Hypotension Probability Indicator HPI a breakthrough technology that alerts clinicians to potential hypoten..

Medical products firm Convatec plans London IPO

Monday, October 03, 2016

Convatec a global medical products and technologies group today announces that it intends to proceed with an initial public offer In year ended 31 december 2015 group generated revenue of 16504 million adjusted ebitda of 4738 million and adjusted ebit of 4368 million Offer is expected to raise gro..

Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia

Monday, October 03, 2016

Thailand reported on Friday the first confirmed cases in Southeast Asia of microcephaly linked to mosquitoborne Zika as the World Health Organization urged action against the virus across the region The confirmation of two case of microcephaly a birth defect marked by small head size came a day aft..

Compass Health Brands Acquires the ProBasics Brand from Invacare

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Compass Health Brands is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Professional Medical Imports Division PMI and the ProBasics brand from Invacare Corporation ProBasics a line of durable medical equipment DME has long been Invacares value brand for home medical equipment HME providers that are seek..

Boston Children’s Hospital gets green light for hospital expansion, with conditions

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Massachusetts health regulators said Friday that Boston Childrens Hospital should be allowed to go forward with a 1 billion expansion project a recommendation that seeks to support one of the states premier hospitals without undermining efforts to control medical spending The staff at the Departmen..

Rennova Health, Inc. to Acquire Pharmacogenetic Laboratory, Genomas

Friday, September 30, 2016

Rennova Health Inc a vertically integrated provider of industryleading diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers announces the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining ownership approximately 85 of Genomas Inc for a total of 175 million in newlycreated S..

Community Health Systems to Divest Four Rural Hospitals

Friday, September 30, 2016

Community Health Systems Inc CYH announced that subsidiaries of the Company have signed a definitive agreement for the sale of four hospitals and their associated assets to subsidiaries of Curae Health Inc Facilities included in the transaction are 95bed Merit Health Gilmore Memorial in Amory Miss 1..

Terumo Corp looks to purchase portion of Abbott Laboratories' medical device business

Friday, September 30, 2016

Terumo Corp is looking to purchase a portion of Abbott Laboratories39 medical device business Nikkei Abbott has put some operations on auction block and Terumo Corp has apparently made bid for cardiovascular device segment and other operations Nikkei Terumo Corp39s potential deal to purchase Abb..

Intuitive Surgical and Fosun Pharma Establish Joint Venture for Lung Cancer Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools in China

Friday, September 30, 2016

Intuitive Surgical Inc and Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd Fosun Pharma today announced a joint venture to research develop manufacture and sell innovative roboticassisted catheterbased medical devices The joint venture between Intuitive Surgical the global leader in roboticassisted mini..

FDA approves Medtronic's 'artificial pancreas' for diabetes

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Medtronic Plc won US approval on Wednesday for an artificial pancreas that is the first device to automatically deliver the right dose of insulin to patients with type 1 diabetes freeing them from continually monitoring insulin levels throughout each day The US Food and Drug Administration in its a..

MedQuest Associates Acquires Diagnostic Imaging Center in Alabama

Thursday, September 29, 2016

MedQuest Associates which owns and operates Mobile Open MRI in Mobile Alabama has acquired Suburban Radiology a wellestablished diagnostic imaging center offering MRI and CT services in Mobile Rife Huckabee MD founder of Suburban Radiology will become a professional radiology partner to Mobile Open ..

MDxHealth and The European Health Centre Innovation Sign Distribution Agreement for SelectMDx and ConfirmMDx in Poland

Thursday, September 29, 2016

MDxHealth SA announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with The European Health Centre Innovation EHC Innovation to offer its SelectMDxTM for Prostate Cancer and ConfirmMDx for Prostate Cancer tests to their urology customers throughout Poland Under the terms of the agreement EHC Innova..

Boston Scientific to Acquire EndoChoice for $210 Million

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Boston Scientific and EndoChoice Holdings Inc announced the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Boston Scientific has agreed to acquire EndoChoice Upon completion of the transaction EndoChoice will become part of the Boston Scientific endoscopy business EndoChoice develop..

PapGene, Inc. Awarded NIH Contract for the Surveillance of Recurrent Bladder Cancer

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

PapGene Inc a privatelyheld company commercializing advanced molecular tests announced that it was recently awarded a FastTrack Small Business Innovation Research SBIR contract from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to commercialize a test for the surveillance of rec..

Spineology Inc. Announces Unique TLIF Insertion Options for the Posterior Midline Approach ACT MediaLIF™

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Spineology Inc the innovator in anatomyconserving spine surgery announced today the availability of multiple transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion TLIF technologies as part of the AnatomyConserving Medial Lumbar Interbody Fusion ACT MediaLIF platform These TLIF technologies allow for TLIF placement..

ulrich medical USA® Announces Product Line Extension Releases uCerv® Titanium Cervical Interbody System

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

ulrich medical USA Inc a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing musculoskeletal implant technologies in the United States today announced the US market release of uCerv titanium spinal implants as an adjunct to its current uCerv PEEK OPTIMA Interbody System which is an exis..

Vela Diagnostics gets emergency U.S. authorization for Zika test

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Vela Diagnostics said its test for the Zika virus had received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration The test already approved in Europe is validated for plasma serum and urine samples the Singaporebased company said on Monday The FDA issues such emergency use author..

Cantel Medical Announced the Acquisition of Endoscopy Assets from Vantage Endoscopy

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Cantel Medical Corp a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services today announced that the Company has expanded its direct sales operations in Canada by acquiring endoscope reprocessing business assets from its Canadian distributor Vantage End..

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. to Invest $1.25 Billion in Nine Acute Care Hospitals

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Medical Properties Trust Inc announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the real estate interests of nine acute care hospitals operated by Steward Health Care System LLC Steward The 125 billion total value of the transactions includes a 12 billion investment in hospital real esta..

Qfix Announces Launch of kVue™ One Proton Couch Top for Proton Therapy Treatment

Monday, September 26, 2016

Qfix a world leader in radiotherapy patient positioning devices announced it is launching the new kVue One Couch Top for proton therapy positioning and immobilization This new solution will be on display at the Qfix booth 3062 during the American Society for Radiation Oncology ASTRO September 2528 a..