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October 2014

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WhatClinic.com and Pronto Network partner to improve clinics access for patients
23 October 2014 WhatClinic.com has partnered with Pronto Network, in a bid to help clinics find and book more...

UK’s NSA and University Hospitals to establish healthcare support centres
22 October 2014 UK-based National Skills Academy for Health (NSA), along with University Hospitals Southampton Trust, have secured a £1.9m grant from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (DBIS)...

Medical Properties Trust to acquire 40 rehabilitation hospitals in Germany
21 October 2014 Medical Properties Trust (MPT) has agreed to acquire 40 rehabilitation hospitals in Germany, in a transaction worth...

GE Healthcare and Karolinska University partnership for pelvic cancer treatment
20 October 2014 GE Healthcare has partnered with Sweden-based Karolinska University Hospital, to help improve the efficiency of the care pathway for pelvic cancer patients and reduce unwarranted clinical...

UK deploys army medics to operate Ebola treatment facility in Sierra Leone
17 October 2014 A team of military medics from UK-based 22 Field Hospital have been deployed to operate a healthcare workers treatment facility in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone....

Massachusetts General Hospital deploys Agfa HealthCare’s DR technology
16 October 2014 Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has installed Agfa HealthCare's direct radiography (DR) technologies to improve its in-patient and...

Contra Costa County to get first paediatric intensive care unit
15 October 2014 US-based John Muir Health has partnered with Stanford Children's Health to open a new paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in its Walnut Creek medical centre, which would be Contra Costa...

Capella Healthcare to buy Carolina Pines Regional Medical Centre in US
14 October 2014 US-based Capella Healthcare has entered into an agreement with subsidiaries of Community Health Systems (CHS) to acquire ownership stake in Carolina Pines Regional Medical Centre and its...

DCHS to sell six hospitals to Prime Healthcare
13 October 2014 US-based Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has unveiled plans to sell its six California hospitals and medical foundation to Canada-based Prime Healthcare Services and Prime...

UK’s Royal Blackburn Hospital installs Siemens SPECT-CT system
10 October 2014 Royal Blackburn Hospital in Lancashire, UK, has installed Symbia T Series SPECT-CT system from Siemens...

HHI to launch Ebola treatment facility in Liberia
09 October 2014 US-based Heart to Heart International (HHI) is set to open and operate an Ebola treatment unit (ETU) in Liberia, the nation hardest hit by the disease in West...

UK’s Castle Hill Hospital installs Siemens’ PET.CT technology
08 October 2014 Castle Hill Hospital, part of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has installed a Biograph mCT Flow EdgeTM PET.CT system, developed by Siemens...

Memorial Hermann plans to construct new hospital at Cypress in US
07 October 2014 US-based Memorial Hermann Health System is planning to construct a new medical campus in Cypress, Texas, with an investment of approximately...

Saudi MoH sets up mobile lab at East Arafat Hospital
06 October 2014 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MoH) has set-up a mobile lab outside East Arafat...

Perth’s new Fiona Stanley Hospital opens
03 October 2014 Western Australia’s newest health care facility Fiona Stanley Hospital has officially opened in Perth, making it the state’s first new-build tertiary hospital project in more than 50...

Northstar, First Surgical complete deal for Texas hospital operator
02 October 2014 Northstar Healthcare has completed the deal with First Surgical Partners Holdings for First Nobilis, a newly formed entity, which will own and operate hospital and surgical centre...

Apollo Hospitals and Sanofi partner to open new clinics for diabetes
01 October 2014 India-based Apollo Hospitals has partnered with French pharma giant Sanofi to improve access to treatment for people with...

September 2014

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MSHA to improve facilities at Norton Community Hospital in US
30 September 2014 The Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) is set to invest around $11m to improve facilities at the Norton Community Hospital in Virginia, the...

Universal Health Services buys Cygnet Health Care for $335m
29 September 2014 US-based hospital operator Universal Health Services (UHS) has acquired UK-based Cygnet Health Care for around $335m....

Novartis and NHS open new macular services unit at University Hospital of Wales
26 September 2014 A new unit for macular services has been opened at the University Hospital of Wales (UHOW), Cardiff,...

New Zealand awards contract for Christchurch Hospital redevelopment
25 September 2014 Schick Construction & Cartage has secured a contract for the development of the Acute Services Building (ASB) of Christchurch Hospital in New...