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Key Insights and Signals – Hospital & Healthcare
Centre Setup UPMC opens new primary care facility in Williamsport This new location not only provides them with additional space for their current patients, but also offers enough space for future growth or adding additional services to serve patient needs. Read More>> Sanford Health in Bemidji opens new Acute Spine Center The spine center is one of the firsts to offer chiropractic care and physical therapy without a referral ahead of time, meaning anyone can come in to receive care. Read More>>Deals Harris Health System selects RayStation System Harris Health System has placed an order for the treatment planning system RayStation from RaySearch Laboratories for its Smith Clinic location. The center has three linear accelerators and treats approximately 1,000 patients annually. Read More>>Merger and Acquisition The Ensign Group acquires skilled nursing facility in Las Vegas, Nevada The company announced that it acquired the operations of Henderson Health and Rehabilitation, a skilled nursing facility with 266 skilled nursing beds, located in Henderson, Nevada, which is a suburb of Las Vegas. Read More>>Partnership Bupa UK announces partnership with ParalympicsGB The company has become the Official Healthcare Partner of Paralympics, in a three-year partnership to provide British Paralympians with the highest quality healthcare on their journey to success at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games and beyond. Read More>> Prime Healthcare enters into JV with Robotics Outpatient Center, Los Angeles This new strategic partnership will offer patients a convenient, cost effective, high quality solution for same day surgeries. Read More>> Harrison.ai & Sonic Healthcare join forces to bring AI to pathology in Australia The two companies have launched ‘franklin.ai’, a joint venture to advance patient care by integrating digital pathology tools into daily clinical practice. Read More>>Executive Movement Magellan Health names Derrick Duke CEO The company promoted Derrick Duke to CEO as the insurer and behavioural health provider develops and executes a new operational strategy. Duke rises to the top job after six months as COO and CFO. Read More>>
Key Insights and Signals in Medical Devices
Center setup Smith+Nephew opens new plant in Malaysia The company recently opened a 250,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility in Malaysia. Representing a more than USD 100 Mn investment, the plant will primarily support the British MedTech giants orthopaedics business, which the company expects to grow strongly in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More>>Deals Terumo and GenCure sign CGT solutions deal Under the terms of the deal, Terumo will contribute various products from its portfolio to enable in-plant optimization of processes as well as user feedback. Furthermore, GenCure will make use of Terumo’s cell collection, CGT manufacturing and fill-finish equipment. Read More>>Mergers and Acquisition Cardinal Health Outcomes acquires smart prescription platform ScalaMed Cardinal Health has acquired ScalaMed, a HIPAA-compliant, smart platform that transfers prescriptions directly to patients via a secure mobile app. The acquisition transfers ScalaMed’s technology and assets to Outcomes, a Cardinal Health company. Read More>> Henry Schein completes acquisition of Condor Dental Condor Dental Research Company is a dental distribution company that serves dental general practitioners, specialists, and laboratories in Switzerland. Henry Schein acquired 100% of Condor Dental from MCCB II Holding, owned by Christle Herreman. Read More>>Partnerships Ministry of Health and Sanitation signs MOU with ROCHE to help fight cancer in Sierra Leone The essential MOU is geared toward giving ROCHE the privilege to implement projects that will contribute immensely towards fighting cancer in Sierra Leone. Read More>> Align Technology announces collaboration with EAS The collaboration is aimed at elevating education standards in orthodontic aligner therapy. Align Education has developed orthodontic development programmes which include advanced and masters plan programmes. Read More>>Executive Movement Withings appoints Elizabeth Coleon as Chief Marketing Officer The company announced that it has appointed Elizabeth Coleon as Chief Marketing Officer. Coleon will lead the Issy-les-Moulineaux, France-based connected health companys marketing team to grow its consumer devices and health solutions divisions. Read More>>
Key Insights and Signals in Pharmaceutical
Centre Setup Labcorp set to grow presence, operations, in Japan with new facility The pharmaceutical company will grow its international presence in Japan through expanding CB Trial Laboratory, the central laboratory co-managed by Labcorp Drug Development and BML. Read More>>Deals Xenetic Biosciences and Catalent sign deal for cGMP manufacturing Under the terms of the deal, Catalent will use its biomanufacturing capabilities in Madison, Wisconsin to advance Xenetics DNase clinical development programme and progress it to first-in-human studies. Read More>>Mergers and Acquisition French testing giant Eurofins acquires Belfast lab firm Biosearch, which employs 38 people in a laboratory on the Dufferin Road, specialise in food, feed, and environmental testing. The family-owned company is among the north’s most profitable businesses. Read More>> Merck in talks to buy cancer biotech Seagen The company is reportedly in advanced talks to buy cancer-focused biotech company Seagen Inc. The deal could be worth roughly USD 40 Bn or more which would help Merck add to its cancer drug portfolio. Read More>>Executive Movements Teva Pharmaceutical appoints Eric Hughes as Chief Medical Officer Hughes joins Teva with nearly 20 years of experience in all phases of drug development in leading global pharmaceutical companies, most recently as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development and Translational Medicine at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Read More>>
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