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December 2016

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Parrish Medical Center commits to 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions 02 December 2016 Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida, has become the first hospital to make formal commitments that align with all 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) toward removing...

November 2016

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Skanska secures contract to build healthcare research facility in London 30 November 2016 Construction and development company Skanska has signed a contract with Great Ormond Street Hospital to build a new research facility in London,...

NSW announces $409m upgrade to Nepean Hospital 29 November 2016 The government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has decided to redevelop Nepean Hospital, a healthcare facility located at Western Sydney and Blue...

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researchers report findings of MRS study of stuttering 25 November 2016 Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the US have reported findings from its study examining brain regions of stuttering adults and...

Medical City Dallas to build luxurious women hospital 23 November 2016 Medical City Dallas is planning to develop a new luxurious and spacious healthcare facility for women in North Texas, US....

UC San Diego Health opens Jacobs Medical Center 22 November 2016 UC San Diego Health has opened Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty...

ApolloMed acquires Bay Area Hospitalist Associates 17 November 2016 Apollo Medical (ApolloMed), a US-based integrated population health management company, has acquired hospitalist, intensivist and post-acute care services provider, Bay Area Hospitalist...

Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre opens in Victoria, Australia 16 November 2016 The Government of Victoria in Australia has opened the new Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre to cater to cancer...

Winthrop-University Hospital launches new initiative to improve patient safety 15 November 2016 Winthrop-University Hospital and Atlas Lift Tech have partnered to launch a new safe patient handling...

ApolloMed to provide hospitalist services to Madera Community Hospital 10 November 2016 Medical group ApolloMed Hospitalists has entered into an agreement with Madera Community Hospital to provide comprehensive hospitalist...

WHO issues new guidelines to reduce surgical infections and spread of superbugs 08 November 2016 The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new global guidelines covering surgical site infections (SSIs) with a view to reduce costs associated with SSI related patient...

Magnolia Regional Health Center in US selects AccuReg Patient Concierge Services 01 November 2016 US-based multi-specialty hospital Magnolia Regional Health Center has selected AccuReg Patient Concierge Services to improve patient...

October 2016

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EliteHealth and Humana add primary care practices in South Florida 31 October 2016 Medicare beneficiaries, EliteHealth and Humana have partnered to add two primary care practices as a part of Humana’s Medicare Advantage Plan networks in South Florida,...

Hôpital Dupuytren researchers conduct study of SpHb and PVI monitoring for anesthesia-related mortality 25 October 2016 Researchers at Hôpital Dupuytren, part of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire of Limoges, France (CHU Limoges), has conducted an abstract study of Masimo’s two rainbow SET measurements, SpHb...

UK makes new recommendations to accelerate patient access to healthcare 25 October 2016 The UK Department of Health has made recommendations to improve patient’s access to better healthcare and medical...

Australian Government to fund Bacchus Marsh Hospital upgrade 24 October 2016 The Australian Government will invest on the expansion and refurbishment of maternity and surgical services at Bacchus Marsh Hospital’s Djerriwarrh Health Services to improve patient care,...

Proton Partners agrees to buy Gulf International Cancer Centre in Abu Dhabi 18 October 2016 Proton Partners has agreed to acquire the Gulf International Cancer Centre in Abu Dhabi as a part of its plan to establish the first proton beam therapy treatment centre in the United Arab...

Mallinckrodt grants $3m to Children's National Health System in Washington, DC 14 October 2016 Mallinckrodt, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, has awarded a $3m Healthcare Advancement Grant to Children's National Health System, which is an exclusive provider of pediatric care...

Casey Hospital expansion project receives additional funding of $28.61m 10 October 2016 The government of Victoria, a state in Australia, will inject an extra $28.61 million into the Casey Hospital expansion to deliver a bigger hospital with more beds than earlier pledged....

Riptide Bioscience signs agreement with National Cancer Institute 04 October 2016 Riptide Bioscience has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health in the US. ...

Prathima Hospitals to expand in India 03 October 2016 India-based Prathima Hospitals has plans to expand its chain of hospitals across the...