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December 2014

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AMN Healthcare to buy Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis for $82.5m
19 December 2014 US-based AMN Healthcare Services has signed an agreement with healthcare and technology workforce solutions holding company OGH to acquire Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis for...

Global Healthcare REIT to acquire four facilities in Texas, US
18 December 2014 Global Healthcare REIT has entered into purchase and sale agreements to acquire four healthcare facilities in Texas, US, for...

Concord Medical divests 52% stake in Chang'an Hospital for $64.8m
17 December 2014 China-based Concord Medical Services Holdings has signed an agreement to sell its 52% equity stake in Chang'an Hospital for CNY398m ($64.8m)....

UK builds five new Ebola centres and labs in Sierra Leone
16 December 2014 The UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced the completion of final building works on five new Ebola treatment centres and labs in Sierra...

Gulf Capital invests in Amana Healthcare to expand its services
15 December 2014 Alternative asset manager Gulf Capital has completed an investment in Abu Dhabi-based Amana Healthcare, which provides medical care and post-acute rehabilitation to UAE...

New Zealand's Commerce Commission rejects Connor Healthcare's takeover of Acurity
12 December 2014 New Zealand government agency Commerce Commission has rejected an application from Connor Healthcare to buy all of the shares that it does not currently own in Wellington-based private...

Scotland's Golden Jubilee Hospital first to use MatrixRib technology in rib fracture surgery
11 December 2014 A new technology called MatrixRib, a Plate Osteosynthesis developed by DePuy Synthes CMF, has been used at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Scotland to help treat a patient suffering from...

Cardinal Health launches new Antibiotic Analytics dashboard for pharmacists
10 December 2014 Drug and medical device distributor Cardinal Health has launched its new tool, Antibiotic Analytics dashboard, at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting to help hospitals improve antibiotic...

UIHC deploys Covidien’s Nellcor pulse oximetry technology
09 December 2014 US-based University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics (UIHC) has deployed Covidien's Nellcor pulse oximetry technology, in a bid to improve patient safety at the...

UCH’s digital hospital opens in Queensland, Australia
08 December 2014 St Stephen's Hospital, part of UnitingCare Health (UCH) has been opened in Hervey Bay of Queensland,...

Rady Children’s Hospital to build new paediatric facility in Murrieta, US
05 December 2014 US-based Rady Children's Hospital San Diego has unveiled plans to construct a new medical office building on four acres of land in...

UCHealth to construct new emergency centre on Harmony campus, US
04 December 2014 University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) has unveiled plans to construct a new emergency centre in southeastern Fort Collins, Colorado,...

EOS deploys its imaging technology in two US paediatric hospitals
03 December 2014 France-based EOS imaging has installed its systems at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children in the...

UCSD Health System and IVFCMG agree to enhance multi-specialty health care services
02 December 2014 US-based UC San Diego Health System has signed an affiliation agreement with Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group (IVFCMG) in a bid to expand its multi-specialty health care...

Australian Capital Territory to build new hospital at University of Canberra
01 December 2014 Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has signed an agreement with University of Canberra (UC) to build a new hospital on its...

November 2014

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UK’s Homerton University Hospital deploys InterSystems’ health informatics platform
28 November 2014 UK-based Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has deployed InterSystems’ HealthShare health informatics platform to support a new national child protection-information sharing...

Candover installs Siemens Healthcare imaging systems for diagnostic treatment
27 November 2014 Private health unit Candover Clinic has installed two Siemens Healthcare imaging systems, in a bid to improve diagnostic...

Narayana Health buys Westbank Hospital in West Bengal, India
26 November 2014 India-based multi-specialty tertiary care hospital Narayana Health has acquired Westbank Hospital for Rs1,500m...

HealthSouth to buy Encompass for $750m
25 November 2014 US-based inpatient rehabilitation hospitals operator HealthSouth has signed an agreement to acquire EHHI Holdings that owns Encompass Home Health and Hospice for...

Apollo Hospitals and Fiji National University collaborate for healthcare development in Fiji
24 November 2014 India-based Apollo Hospitals has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Fiji National University to develop healthcare in...

Prime Healthcare to acquire St Joseph Mercy Port Huron hospital in US
21 November 2014 US-based hospital system Prime Healthcare Services has signed an agreement with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) and Trinity Health to acquire St Joseph Mercy Port Huron...