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Franciscan Alliance to develop new $175m hospital in Michigan, US
30 July 2015 US-based healthcare system Franciscan Alliance has unveiled plans to build a new Michigan City hospital with an investment of...

Baylor Scott & White Health to open new acute care hospital in Marble Falls, US
29 July 2015 US-based Baylor Scott & White Health is set to open a new acute care hospital in Marble Falls, Texas, on 3...

Medical Properties Trust to acquire GTCR’s Capella Healthcare for $900m
28 July 2015 US-based Medical Properties Trust (MPT) has signed an agreement to acquire private equity firm GTCR's portfolio company Capella Healthcare for $900m in...

One in four people self diagnose illnesses in UK, says new report
27 July 2015 New research has revealed that one in four people in the UK self diagnose illnesses rather than visit the...

WellStar Health to acquire Tenet Healthcare’s five hospitals in Georgia
24 July 2015 US-based WellStar Health System is reportedly engaged in negotiations with Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare to purchase its five hospitals in...

EOS deploys its imaging technology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital
23 July 2015 France-based EOS imaging has installed its two systems at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital in the...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to open new paediatric facility in US
22 July 2015 US-based Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is set to open a new 12-storey outpatient paediatric facility on Civic Center...

Organ donation rate drops in UK, says new report
21 July 2015 The number of people donating organs has decreased by 5% in the UK, according to new statistics from the Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity...

Hackers hit US-based hospital system UCLA Health
20 July 2015 US-based hospital system UCLA Health has been hit by a cyber attack, where hackers accessed parts of the computer network that include personal and medical...

NorthStar Healthcare joint venture buys Extendicare’s US operations for $1.1bn
17 July 2015 NorthStar Healthcare Income, along with its joint venture (JV) partners Formation Capital and Safanad Management, has acquired US-based operations of Extendicare International for...

Tenet Healthcare to acquire majority stake in Carondelet Health Network
16 July 2015 Tenet Healthcare has entered an agreement with Dignity Health and Ascension to establish a partnership to own and operate Tucson-based Carondelet Health Network in Arizona,...

Prime Healthcare selects Agfa HealthCare’s mobile DR technology
15 July 2015 Agfa HealthCare has received a multi-million dollar contract from US-based hospital system Prime Healthcare Services to provide its mobile DR...

NextGen Healthcare becomes a Mass HIway partner for secure exchange of patient information
14 July 2015 Quality Systems' wholly-owned subsidiary NextGen Healthcare Information System has connected to the Massachusetts Health Information HIway (Mass HIway), which allows for the secure exchange...

St Joseph Health to deploy Datu Health’s Persuasion Engine platform
13 July 2015 US-based digital health firm Dātu Health has received a five-year and $25m contract from St Joseph Health (SJH) to provide its Persuasion Engine...

Bon Secours Virginia Health System deploys Tru-D SmartUVC germ-eliminating robots
10 July 2015 US-based Bon Secours Virginia Health System has deployed germ-eliminating UV disinfection robots, Tru-D SmartUVC, in a bid to protect patients from serious health care-associated...

UK’s Gloucestershire Hospitals to deploy Meru’s wireless network
09 July 2015 UK-based Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has decided to deploy Meru Networks' Wi-Fi, in a bid to support its new clinical SmartCare project and patient...

EGI to acquire majority stake in Ardent Health Services for $475m
08 July 2015 Ventas has signed an agreement with the Equity Group Investments (EGI) entity to sell its majority stake in Ardent Health Services (AHS) for...

UK’s Royal Shrewsbury Hospital deploys Siemens CT technology
07 July 2015 UK-based Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has deployed Siemens CT technology, in a bid to improve its services for...

Qatar’s Heart Hospital opens new Heart Failure Unit
06 July 2015 Hamad Medical (HMC) member Heart Hospital has opened an advanced Heart Failure Unit (AHF), in a bid to offer specialised multi-disciplinary care for people with advanced heart...

Four hospitals closed in Syria after attacks by government forces, says SOHR
03 July 2015 Four hospitals in the Daraa province of Syria have closed their operations due to air strikes by the Syrian...

Realtors Thomas Partners Properties to develop $200m wellness concept village in California
02 July 2015 Real estate firm Thomas Partners Properties is planning to develop a $200m wellness village, The Oasis, in Los Angeles county, California, to provide health services in combination with...