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April 2015

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Medistar to develop new senior care facilities in Houston, US
21 April 2015 Medical real estate development firm Medistar has unveiled plans to develop new integrated senior care facilities in three submarkets within the Greater Houston area,...

Ontario grants $316m fund for expansion project of St Michael's Hospital
20 April 2015 Canada's Ontario province is providing $316m to support the expansion of St Michael's Hospital, in a bid to offer better critical care services for...

US-based St Cloud Surgical Centre deploys Blue Belt’s Navio technology
17 April 2015 US-based St Cloud Surgical Centre has deployed Blue Belt Technologies' Navio technology, in a bid to help surgeons carry out precise and accurate partial knee replacement...

Harvard Pilgrim Institute partners with HCA for research studies
16 April 2015 The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute has entered a research partnership agreement with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), in a bid to work jointly to carry out a broad portfolio...

New York’s Crouse Hospital to deploy Medworxx’s patient flow platform
15 April 2015 Canada-based health information technology firm Medworxx Solutions is set to deploy its patient flow solution Clinical Criteria in the Crouse Hospital, New York,...

Boston Medical Centre deploys Aruba’s gigabit wi-fi network and mobile app solutions
14 April 2015 US-based Boston Medical Centre (BMC) has deployed Aruba Networks' 802.11ac and mobile app solutions to allow a gigabit wireless network across the facility with indoor location...

India’s Apollo Hospitals to provide proton therapy
13 April 2015 India-based Apollo Hospitals is set to deploy proton therapy in its facilities, in a bid to provide an advanced treatment for...

US-based Frederick Memorial Hospital deploys Tableau platform
10 April 2015 US-based Frederick Memorial Hospital has selected Tableau and FTI Catalyst to implement healthcare analytics in the...

US-based IHIE deploys DataMotion’s Direct Secure Messaging solution
09 April 2015 US-based Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) has implemented DataMotion's Direct Secure Messaging solution, in a bid to provide protected health information...

HealthPartners to invest $140m for Park Nicollet Hospital upgrade in US
08 April 2015 US-based HealthPartners has unveiled plans for a $140m expansion and renovation project at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St Louis Park,...

Ventas to buy healthcare services provider Ardent for $1.75bn
07 April 2015 US-based Ventas has entered an agreement to acquire healthcare services provider Ardent Medical Services for $1.75bn in...

HealthSouth and Memorial Health start operations at new rehabilitation hospital in US
02 April 2015 US-based inpatient rehabilitation hospitals operator HealthSouth and healthcare organisation Memorial Health have jointly commenced operations at the Savannah Rehabilitation Hospital in...

US-based CHA selects Health Catalyst’s comparative analytics platform for its hospital
01 April 2015 US-based Children's Hospital Association (CHA) has selected Health Catalyst's Late-Binding Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in a bid to improve comparative analytics of its 220 member...

March 2015

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Plenary Health secures $512m contract for Milton District expansion project in Canada
31 March 2015 Plenary Health has received a $512m contract from Canada's Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Halton Healthcare Services (HHS) to design, build, finance and maintain the expansion project of...

Concord Medical to buy Fortis Surgical Hospital in Singapore
30 March 2015 Hospital management solution provider Concord Medical Services Holdings (CCM) has signed a purchase agreement with Fortis Healthcare to acquire a hospital in Singapore for S$55m...

US-based Desert Valley Medical Centre deploys Leaf’s patient wearable technology
27 March 2015 US-based Desert Valley Medical Centre has implemented Leaf Healthcare's patient wearable technology in a bid to reduce hospital acquired pressure...

Beaumont Health collaborates with UHC to improve supply chain performance
26 March 2015 US-based Beaumont Health has collaborated with University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and its supply contracting firm Novation to increase cost savings and supply chain performance improvement....

Philips and Mount Sinai to create new digital pathology database
25 March 2015 Netherlands' Royal Philips has partnered with US-based Mount Sinai Health System to create a new digital pathology database and...

IHH Healthcare acquires majority stake in India-based Continental Hospitals
24 March 2015 Malaysia-based healthcare firm IHH Healthcare Berhad announced that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Gleneagles Development has purchased a 51% interest in India-based Continental Hospitals...

Tenet to acquire majority stake in USPI
23 March 2015 US-based healthcare services firm Tenet Healthcare has signed an agreement with private-equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to acquire 50.1% interest in United Surgical...

Puyallup Tribe to open new cancer centre in Fife, US
20 March 2015 The Puyallup Tribe of Indians has unveiled plans to open a new Salish Integrative Oncology Care Centre (SIOCC) in Fife, Washington,...