News, views and contacts from the global Hospital industry

News Archive

Archive of industry news from the global hospital industry

News By Date

February 2016

Top

San Diego Health Connect to use Verato platform to improve patient record exchange 10 February 2016 The San Diego Health Connect (SDHC), a community wide health information exchange (HIE), has selected US-based cloud-based patient matching solutions provider Verato to improve patient...

Inova Women's Hospital provides pharmacogenomic test for newborns 09 February 2016 US-based non-profit health organisation Inova Health System has started offering MediMap, a pharmacogenomic (PGx) test, to all babies born in the new Inova Women's...

VA Ann Arbor healthcare facility deploys LiveData PeriOp Manager across OR suite 08 February 2016 The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has deployed LiveData PeriOp Manager in its operating rooms at the Ann Arbor healthcare facility in...

Fortis Healthcare to acquire 51% stake in RHT's Fortis Hospotel 05 February 2016 Fortis Healthcare is planning to acquire a 51% stake in Fortis Hospotel (FHTL), a subsidiary of Singapore-based Religare Health Trust (RHT), for Rs9.7bn...

KU Med to advance patient safety and efficiency with Omnicell automation solutions 04 February 2016 The University of Kansas Hospital (KU Med) in the US has selected Omnicell to install its medication management automation and software across their multi-centre health...

Prime Healthcare acquires four acute care community hospitals in the US 03 February 2016 US-based Prime Healthcare Services has completed the acquisition of four acute care hospitals and affiliated entities, growing its network to 42 hospitals in 14 states throughout the...

Joseph Brant chooses FDB MedsTracker MedRec for fully automated medication reconciliation 02 February 2016 Canada-based Joseph Brant Hospital has selected FDB MedsTracker MedRec to automate and improve medication...

New Zealand Government approves new $46m outpatient facility for Christchurch 01 February 2016 The government of New Zealand has granted approval for the developed design stage of a NZ$72m ($46m) outpatient centre to be built in...

January 2016

Top

Pullman Regional Hospital uses Christie VeinViewer vein finder technology 29 January 2016 US-based Pullman Regional Hospital has acquired new technology, Christie VeinViewer Vision2, as part of its focus on children's...

VPS and CHOP enter alliance to open new specialist paediatric unit in 2017 28 January 2016 UAE-based integrated healthcare provider VPS Healthcare has entered a strategic alliance with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in the US to bring new paediatric clinical and...

Jupiter Medical Center deploys two Tru-D SmartUVC robots 27 January 2016 US-based Jupiter Medical Center has strengthened its patient and staff safety measures with two Tru-D SmartUVC robots that deliver an automated, measured dose of UVC to consistently disinfect...

Geneia partners with IHA to provide population health training 26 January 2016 Geneia has signed a strategic partnership with Chicago-based Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) to offer skills-based population health management training to IHA's 209 hospitals and...

Parkway Healthcare begins construction of 250-bed hospital in Yangon, Myanmar 25 January 2016 Malaysia-based healthcare firm IHH Healthcare Berhad, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Parkway Healthcare Indo-China, has started construction of a new 250-bed hospital in...

Australia's Queensland government to build new $49m Roma hospital 22 January 2016 The government of Queensland in Australia is planning to invest A$70m ($49m) to build a new hospital in Roma, west of Brisbane, to improve health access in the...

Preferred builder selected for Penticton hospital expansion in British Columbia, Canada 21 January 2016 Canada-based Penticton Regional Hospital has selected Ellis Don Infrastructure as the preferred builder for a new patient care tower and multi-storey car park at the hospital in British...

Victorian hospitals in Australia receive funding for equipment upgrade 20 January 2016 The government of Victoria in Australia is providing a A$35m ($24m) fund to replace ageing life-saving medical equipment with new models in 20 hospitals across the...

Sentry buys business intelligence solutions provider Agilum Healthcare 19 January 2016 Sentry Data Systems, a US-based technology solutions provider for healthcare organisations, has completed the acquisition of Agilum Healthcare...

Hospital for Special Surgery to open outpatient centre in Westchester county, New York 18 January 2016 US-based Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has leased a 50,000ft² space at 1133 Westchester Avenue in White Plains to build a new outpatient centre in Westchester county, New...

Abraaj to buy majority stake in CARE Hospitals from Advent 15 January 2016 The Abraaj Group has entered an agreement to acquire, through one of its funds, a majority stake in multi-specialty healthcare provider Quality CARE India (CARE) from global private equity...

St George Hospital to use Spok for fast delivery of radiology results to clinicians’ smartphones 14 January 2016 Australia's St George Hospital has selected Spok solutions for radiology result notification and as a web directory to improve clinician communications and patient...

Philips and Marin General Hospital partner to transform patient care 13 January 2016 Royal Philips has secured a $90m contract from US-based Marin General Hospital (MGH) to provide advanced medical technologies to treat patients across Marin...