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May 2015

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ABRY Partners to buy FastMed Urgent Care in US
22 May 2015 US-based private equity firm ABRY Partners has signed an agreement with Comvest Partners to acquire its independent urgent care organisation, FastMed Urgent...

Luxembourg’s GMH develops new hospital in Baghdad, Iraq
21 May 2015 Luxembourg-based General Mediterranean Holding (GMH) Group is developing a new Iraqi-German Ibn Hayyan Hospital in Baghdad,...

US-based CHOP launches a leukodystrophy centre for children
20 May 2015 US-based Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has launched a Leukodystrophy Centre of Excellence for children with degenerative inherited white matter...

Lifeways agrees to buy Care UK’s learning disability services
19 May 2015 Specialist care provider Lifeways Group has purchased Care UK's learning disability division, which supports 1,000 people with living, residential care and day...

University of Michigan selects Boston Scientific’s Watchman device to treat AF
18 May 2015 US-based University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Centre has selected Boston Scientific's Watchman device to treat patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation...

Community Health Network to invest $235m for new hospital projects in US
15 May 2015 US-based Community Health Network has unveiled plans to invest $235m to build a new hospital and cancer centre in...

OSF HealthCare deploys CipherHealth’s digital rounding solution
14 May 2015 US-based healthcare system OSF HealthCare has selected CipherHealth's Orchid as its new digital rounding solution, in a bid to improve staff efficiency and enhance patient...

Mednax to buy vRad for $500m
13 May 2015 US-based medical group Mednax has signed an agreement to acquire radiology physician services and telemedicine firm, Virtual Radiologic (vRad), for...

JE Dunn to construct Wesley’s new paediatric facility in US
12 May 2015 US-based Wesley Medical Centre has selected JE Dunn Construction to build a new children's hospital, which will involve an investment of...

UCSD Health System and ECRMC Hospital partner to enhance patient care in Imperial Valley
11 May 2015 UC San Diego (UCSD) Health System and the city of El Centro have formed a strategic business and clinical relationship to enhance patient care in Imperial Valley, southern California,...

Trinity Mother Frances to develop new community hospital in Texas, US
08 May 2015 US-based Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics (TMFHC) has unveiled plans to develop and operate a new three-storey and multi-million dollar community hospital in Tyler,...

Victorian Government announces $85m fund to expand Werribee Mercy Hospital
07 May 2015 Australia's Victorian Government has unveiled plans to expand Werribee Mercy Hospital, which will involve an investment of...

Partnerships in Care to buy Care UK’s mental health services
06 May 2015 Partnerships in Care (PiC) has agreed to acquire Care UK's mental health services that includes 323 beds, allowing it to expand services in mental health...

HealthSouth acquires Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in US
05 May 2015 US-based inpatient rehabilitative hospitals operator HealthSouth has completed the acquisition of Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Lexington,...

Kindred and Dignity Health to develop new inpatient rehabilitation facility in US
01 May 2015 US-based healthcare services firm Kindred Healthcare has entered an agreement with Dignity Health to establish a joint venture (JV) to develop a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital in...

April 2015

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NMC Health to acquire two UAE-based healthcare service providers for $100m
30 April 2015 Healthcare provider NMC Health has signed separate agreements to acquire two UAE-based healthcare service providers, Americare Group and Dr Sunny Healthcare Group, for an enterprise value of...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia opens new specialty care facility
29 April 2015 US-based Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has opened a new 25,000ft² Specialty Care Centre on the University Medical Centre on Princeton campus in...

DPR breaks ground on new rehabilitation facility in Florida, US
28 April 2015 US-based DPR Construction has broken ground on a new Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute, which is being developed for Boca Raton Regional...

Mediclinic to develop new $190m hospital in Dubai
27 April 2015 Mediclinic International subsidiary Mediclinic Middle East has unveiled plans to build a new hospital in Dubai, which will involve an investment of AED700m...

USMD opens new cancer treatment centre in Texas, US
24 April 2015 USMD Cancer Treatment Centers, a subsidiary of USMD Holdings, has opened a new Collom & Carney Cancer Treatment Centre in Texarkana, Texas,...

EOS deploys its imaging technology at CUHK hospital in Hong Kong
23 April 2015 France-based EOS imaging has installed its system at the hospital of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in Hong Kong, the firm's first installation in the...