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September 2016

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UK to need 18 proton beam therapy machines 23 September 2016 The UK will need 18 proton beam therapy machines to meet the growing demand of targeted form of cancer treatment. ...

Lee Memorial Health System selects RadPRO1 40kW Mobile Digital X-Ray System for new children's hospital 20 September 2016 Virtual Imaging, a fully owned unit of Canon USA, has announced that Lee Memorial Health System has selected the RadPRO1 40kW Mobile Digital X-Ray System for its radiology needs at the new...

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to exchange cancer mutation data 16 September 2016 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the UK, have signed an agreement to exchange cancer mutation data, which will help the discovery and understanding...

Phoenix VA Health Care System deploys germ-zapping robots 16 September 2016 Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System in Arizona has deployed Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to destroy deadly germs and bacteria on hospital surfaces that can cause...

Picker Institute, umotif collaborate to develop app to support patients 07 September 2016 umotif and the Picker Institute, both involved in in patient experience measurement and data capture for healthcare improvement, have partnered to create a smartphone app....

August 2016

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CVC Capital Partners to acquire 15% stake in Siloam 29 August 2016 Global private equity group CVC Capital Partners will buy a 15% interest in PT Siloam International Hospitals Tbk (Siloam) for IDR2.2 trillion through share purchases from PT Lippo Karawaci...

Plenary Health chosen for Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project in Canada 29 August 2016 Plenary Health has become  preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the new Mackenzie Vaughan...

Australian state Victoria provides $50m fund to set up proton beam therapy centre for cancer 09 August 2016 The Government of Victoria, a state in Australia, has provided a funding of $50m towards setting up a National Proton Beam Therapy Centre for the treatment of cancer in...

Norton Healthcare buys Virtual Imaging's manual-positioning digital radiography system 03 August 2016 Virtual Imaging, a fully owned unit of Canon USA, a provider of digital imaging solutions, has announced that Norton Healthcare has purchased the RadPRO1 OMNERA 400T Manual-Positioning...

ApolloMed to provide hospitalist services to Beverly Hospital 02 August 2016 US-based integrated healthcare delivery firm Apollo Medical’s (ApolloMed) affiliated medical group ApolloMed Hospitalists has agreed to supply hospitalist services to Beverly...

July 2016

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to install Omnicell’s medication automation solutions 21 July 2016 US-based Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital (Henry Mayo) has selected Omnicell’s medication automation solutions to streamline provider workflows thereby improving the quality of its patient...

Huntington Hospital installs Carestream portable digital radiography systems 14 July 2016 US-based healthcare centre Huntington Hospital has installed nine Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems and retrofitted two existing portable systems with DRX Plus 3543C detectors and...

pMD adds automated hospital discharge alerts to its mobile and web apps 14 July 2016 pMD, a provider of health care technology, has added automated hospital discharge alerts to its mobile and web apps that improve follow-up care for patients after they are discharged from...

NYU Langone Medical Center and Winthrop-University Hospital sign letter of intent 08 July 2016 NYU Langone Medical Center (NYU Langone) and Winthrop-University Hospital (Winthrop) have signed a non-binding letter of intent to begin talks concerning a potential transaction that would see...

HCA East Florida to invest $650m in healthcare facilities in US 08 July 2016 HCA East Florida, a unit of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), has commenced a major capital investment...

CHOP enters into alliance with Einstein Healthcare Network 01 July 2016 The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will form an alliance with Einstein Healthcare Network (Einstein) to offer neonatal, newborn, maternal care, and pediatric emergency services in...

June 2016

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Proton International and University of Alabama to co-develop proton treatment centre 28 June 2016 US-based Proton International has signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Alabama to jointly develop a proton treatment...

Valley and Mount Sinai collaborate on cancer care 27 June 2016 Valley Health System (VHS) has partnered with Mount Sinai Health System to introduce a comprehensive cancer care in northern New...

Nokia to develop outpatient care solutions in Helsinki 23 June 2016 Nokia Technologies will collaborate with Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) and University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine to develop solutions for outpatient care and to encourage mutual...

UK's Queen’s Hospital deploys Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot 22 June 2016 UK-based Queen’s Hospital has deployed two Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots, which uses pulsed xenon light technology to destroy the germs and bacteria that can cause healthcare associated...

Skanska secures $178m contract to expand and overhaul Gulf Coast Medical Center 21 June 2016 Swedish construction company Skanska has been awarded a $178m contract by Lee Memorial Health System for the expansion and overhauling of the Gulf Coast Medical Center (GCMC) in Fort...