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- White NHS medics more likely to be consultants than minorities
- IHH Healthcare’s acquisition of controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare gets CCI approval
- GoHealth, Novant Health to create urgent care network in North Carolina, US
- Kier lands renovation contract for Gloucestershire hospitals
- Healthcare revenue cycle technology firms Waystar, Connance to merge operations
IHH Healthcare acquires controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare
Malaysia-based IHH Healthcare has acquired controlling stake of 31.1% in India-based Fortis Healthcare.
Columbia Pacific considering sale of one of its hospital operators in Asia
Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management is reportedly looking at selling one of its hospital operators in Asia in a transaction that could take the value of the hospital business to up to $2bn.
Rising CO2 levels may drive increase in disease-carrying mosquitoes
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary indicator used by female mosquitos to detect sources of blood meals; however, this stimulus is less effective as atmospheric levels of CO2 increase.
Surge in acute flaccid myelitis is a cause for concern in the US
There has been an increasing number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the US starting in 2014. The rare but serious condition affects the nervous system, mostly in children.
White NHS medics more likely to be consultants than minorities
A survey has found that white British Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) holders are more likely to get shortlisted and offered NHS consultant positions than black or minority ethnic (BME) CCT holders, despite applying for fewer roles.
IHH Healthcare’s acquisition of controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare gets CCI approval
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved IHH Healthcare’s purchase of a controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare, a leading hospital chain in the country.
India and China drive incidence of new tuberculosis cases
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mainly affects the lungs.
Kindred Healthcare, Mercy Iowa City plan to open inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Iowa
Kindred Healthcare and Mercy Iowa City have signed a definitive agreement and set up a joint venture to build and operate a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Coralville, Iowa.
TPG Capital and Manipal in talks to acquire majority stake in Medanta
TPG Capital and Manipal Health Enterprises are reportedly in talks to acquire majority stake in Medanta, which operates hospitals in several cities of India.