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September 2015

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PatientSafe implements clinical communications and mobile alert at Colorado'sCraig Hospital
02 September 2015 US-based smart point-of-care mobile networks for healthcare provider PatientSafe Solutions has implemented clinical communications and mobile alert consolidation at Colorado's Craig Hospital....

Colorado's DaVita to open new renal hospital chain in China
01 September 2015 Colorado-based DaVita HealthCare Partners' dialysis division has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Xiaoyi Zhang, president of Shunjing Renal Hospital to establish a kidney...

August 2015

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Adventist Health System to deploy MyRounding platform in its hospitals in the US
28 August 2015 US-based Adventist Health System (AHS) is set to deploy MyRounding platform, in a bid to improve its rounding process across its participating...

France’s University Hospital La Timone installs Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Icon system
27 August 2015 France-based University Hospital La Timone has installed Elekta's new Leksell Gamma Knife Icon system, which is used to treat metastasis in the...

Meridian Health to deploy Avantas’ labour management technology and services
26 August 2015 US-based Meridian Health has selected Avantas' labour management technology and services, in a bid to improve labour management processes across its six...

CRH Healthcare buys urgent care centres operator Physicians Immediate Med
25 August 2015 US-based CRH Healthcare has acquired Atlanta's urgent care and family care platform, Physicians Immediate Med (PIM), for an undisclosed...

US firm DaVita HealthCare to buy Renal Ventures for $415m
24 August 2015 US-based DaVita HealthCare Partners has signed an agreement to acquire Colorado-based Renal Ventures for...

Ontario grants $125m fund to upgrade 128 hospitals in the province
21 August 2015 Canada's Ontario is providing a $125m fund to upgrade critical infrastructure in hospitals across the province, as part of efforts to offer better services for patients in a safe...

Cygnet acquires Alpha Hospitals for £95m in UK
20 August 2015 Cygnet Healthcare, part of Universal Health Services (UHS), has acquired Alpha Hospitals for...

CVS Health acquires Omnicare for $12.9bn
19 August 2015 US-based CVS Health has completed the acquisition of Omnicare for $12.9bn, which provides pharmacy services to long-term care...

Frazer-Nash develops new engineering modelling techniques to improve renal care
18 August 2015 UK-based Nottingham University Hospital and engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has showed that engineering modelling techniques can be used to provide insight into a patient's day in a renal...

Advocate Christ Medical Centre in US deploys capnography monitoring for pain medication
17 August 2015 US-based Advocate Christ Medical Centre has deployed capnography respiratory monitoring, in a bid to protect patients on pain...

MercyRockford Health to develop new $400m hospital in US
14 August 2015 US-based MercyRockford Health System has unveiled plans to develop one hospital on two campuses in Rockford and the greater northern Illinois/southern Wisconsin region, with an investment of...

Sectra to deploy its VNA solution at University Hospitals in US
13 August 2015 Medical imaging IT firm Sectra has received a multi-year contract from US-based University Hospitals (UH) to deploy its vendor neutral archive (VNA) solution to deal with patient imaging across...

Capital One to buy GE’s HFS US lending business for $9bn
12 August 2015 US-based Capital One Financial has signed an agreement with General Electric Capital (GE Capital) to purchase its healthcare-related loans and Healthcare Financial Services (HFS) US...

Victorian Government to build new $200m Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Australia
11 August 2015 Australia's Victorian Government has unveiled plans to build a new Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital in Sunshine that will involve an investment of...

Arkansas Children's Hospital to develop new $184m facility in US
10 August 2015 US-based Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) has unveiled plans to develop a new hospital campus in Springdale, which will involve an investment of $184m during the next five...

Health Catalyst buys Health Care DataWorks in US
07 August 2015 US-based Health Catalyst has acquired Health Care DataWorks (HCD), which provides business intelligence for health...

John Muir introduces breast cancer screening technology at Walnut Creek facility in US
06 August 2015 US-based John Muir Health has introduced breast cancer screening technology, Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), at its Walnut Creek campus in North California...

TeamHealth to buy IPC Healthcare for $1.6bn
05 August 2015 US-based TeamHealth Holdings has signed an agreement to acquire national acute hospitalist and post-acute provider IPC Healthcare, for an enterprise value of...

CHS to create new hospital firm with 38 hospitals in US
04 August 2015 US-based Community Health Systems (CHS) has unveiled plans to create a new hospital firm by placing 38 hospitals and hospital management and consulting business Quorum Health Resources under...