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February 2015

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Scripps Health opens new $456m Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in US
27 February 2015 US-based health care system Scripps Health has opened a new $456m Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla of San Diego, California,...

Ontario to provide $28m for mental health and addiction services
26 February 2015 Canada's Ontario province is providing $28m to local mental health and addiction organisations, in a bid to provide closer care to people with mental health and addiction...

GE Healthcare to support radiology infrastructure modernisation in Kenyan hospitals
25 February 2015 The Kenyan Ministry of Health (MoH) has selected GE Healthcare as its strategic partner, in a bid to support its healthcare modernisation programme in the...

Prime’s EHMC to open new geriatric inpatient unit in Encino, US
24 February 2015 US-based hospital system Prime Healthcare Services is set to launch its first geriatric emergency room and inpatient unit at Encino Hospital Medical Centre (EHMC) in Encino,...

William Beaumont Army Medical Centre deploys germ-zapping robot to eradicate germs
23 February 2015 US-based William Beaumont Army Medical Centre has deployed a germ-zapping robot, which uses ultraviolet (UV) light to eradicate viruses such as...

Cardiff University to deploy Siemens MR technology in CUBRIC
20 February 2015 UK-based Cardiff University has selected Siemens Healthcare’s magnetic resonance (MR) technology to deploy in its new Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre...

Baptist Health Jacksonville deploys germ-zapping robots to improve safety
19 February 2015 US-based Baptist Health Jacksonville has deployed new germ-zapping robots, which use ultraviolet (UV) light to eradicate bacteria, viruses, mould and other...

Sectra wins radiology IT service contract from Karolinska University Hospital
18 February 2015 Medical imaging IT provider Sectra has entered a new multi-year contract with Karolinska University Hospital to provide radiology IT services, which could be worth SEK207m...

Apollo opens new digital hospital in Chennai, India
17 February 2015 Apollo Hospitals Enterprise has opened a new Apollo Speciality Hospitals in the IT corridor of Chennai, India, which is claimed to be the first digital hospital in the...

Prime Healthcare acquires Ascension’s two hospitals in Missouri, US
16 February 2015 US-based hospital system Prime Healthcare Services has completed the acquisition of St Joseph Medical Centre in Kansas City, St Mary's Medical Centre in Blue Springs of Missouri, and other...

CHLA approves $50m fund for Centre for Personalised Medicine
13 February 2015 US-based Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has approved a $50m fund, in a bid to expand its Centre for Personalised...

IHMC to deploy Allscripts' Sunrise at Costa Rica hospital
12 February 2015 International Hospital Management (IHMC) will deploy Allscripts' Sunrise Acute Care electronic health record (EHR) at its Hospital CIMA San José, Costa...

Michigan’s St John Hospital provides new treatment for GERD
11 February 2015 US-based St John Hospital and Medical Center is providing a new alternative treatment for patients with acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease...

Mary Free Bed opens new hospital in US
10 February 2015 US-based Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital has opened a new $42m hospital building, which makes it the fifth largest rehabilitation hospital in the country....

San Francisco Foundation to receive $75m grant for General Hospital and trauma centre
09 February 2015 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, along with Dr Priscilla Chan, is set to provide a $75m grant for US-based San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, which will be used for San Francisco...

Swedish Medical Centre implements new heart failure monitoring solution
06 February 2015 US-based Swedish Medical Centre (SMC) is implementing a new heart failure monitoring solution, in a bid to reduce hospital admissions and manage heart failure...

HealthSouth to acquire Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in US
05 February 2015 US-based inpatient rehabilitative hospitals operator HealthSouth has signed an agreement to acquire Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital from the Kentucky Easter Seal...

Medtronic’s Cardiocom to provide telehealth services for LHC Group
04 February 2015 Ireland-based Medtronic's Cardiocom has partnered with LHC Group to provide integrated clinical telehealth services and medical technology to their...

Kindred Healthcare acquires Gentiva Health Services for $1.8bn
03 February 2015 US-based healthcare services firm Kindred Healthcare has completed the acquisition of Gentiva Health Services (GHS) for...

Olathe Medical Centre announces $100m expansion project in Kansas, US
02 February 2015 US-based Olathe Medical Centre (OMC) has announced a $100m expansion project in Kansas, in a bid to better cater to its service area...

January 2015

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VUMC implements ArborMetrix’s clinical analytics platform
30 January 2015 US-based Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (VUMC) has deployed ArborMetrix's SurgicalMetrix solution, in a bid to enhance quality of care and patient...