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August 2016

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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...

Decatur Memorial Hospital introduces imaging technology for prostate cancer patients 16 June 2016 US-based Decatur Memorial Hospital has introduced C-11 Choline positron emission tomography–computed tomography (PET CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for patients suffering from...

Mednax to acquire Cardon Outreach for $400m 14 June 2016 US-based health solutions partner Mednax has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the provider of third-party eligibility and other revenue cycle management services for hospitals,...

US Embassy of Mexico and ABC Hospital partner to enhance medical simulation centre in Mexico 13 June 2016 The US Embassy of Mexico intends to acquire human simulator equipment in order to train physicians and nurses in specialised treatment...

Lions Gate Hospital introduces new advanced MRI technology 09 June 2016 Canada-based Lions Gate Hospital has introduced an advanced MRI technology, known as the GE Signa Explorer, in their...

NuVasive to acquire healthcare organisation Biotronics for $98m 08 June 2016 US-based healthcare organisation Biotronics has entered into a definitive agreement to transfer its ownership to medical device company, NuVasive for $98m in an all-cash...

AMN Healthcare buys Peak Health Solutions 08 June 2016 AMN Healthcare, a healthcare workforce solutions and staffing service provider, has acquired Peak Health Solutions, for an undisclosed...

UTMB opens new hospital facility in League City 07 June 2016 The University Of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston has opened its newly-built 150,000ft2 hospital in League City to serve the growing population in the...

Skanska wins $51.5m Alingsås Hospital renovation contract in Sweden 06 June 2016 Skanska, a Swedish construction company, signed a contract worth SEK420m ($51.5m) with Västfastigheter for the renovation and expansion of Alingsås Hospital in...