Jax-based Optimum Healthcare IT acquired by Achieve Partners
The acquisition will allow the company, a top health care IT consultant, to expand its apprenticeship program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Logan Moore Source Type: news

Pace Life Sciences Acquires Drug Delivery Experts, Expanding Capacity...
Acquisition allows Pace to support a growing number of clients requiring services throughout the drug development process while adding expertise on drug-device combination products and...(PRWeb July 23, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/pace_life_sciences_acquires_drug_delivery_experts_expanding_capacity_and_injectable_drug_product_services/prweb18085823.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients
Measuring arterial plaque with cardiac CT in addition to established tests fo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA CT shines when it comes to COVID-19 risk stratification HeartFlow to go public in SPAC merger deal HIV-positive people have higher incidence of coronary plaque AI can automatically quantify atherosclerosis on CCTA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Clayton Christopher's SPAC finds company it plans to take public
This article explains how the pills work, and how some well-known entrepreneurs hope to capitalize on and up-and-coming brand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

Clayton Christopher's SPAC finds company it plans to take public
This article explains how the pills work, and how some well-known entrepreneurs hope to capitalize on and up-and-coming brand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

Rock Dental Acquires 9 Clinics in 3 States
Rock Dental Brands announces the acquisition of nine clinics across Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Interim chair appointed as trust mulls merger
A specialist provider contemplating a merger with its mega-trust neighbour has appointed an interim chair. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 21, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Is this the craziest Spac merger ever?
Plus, India’s IPO frenzy kicks into gear, and LVMH’s luxury shopping spree continues with an iconic streetwear brand (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ProductLife Group accelerates expansion with acquisition of global...
PLG extends footprint in India and Central Europe with new acquisition just two months after building U.S. capabilities with acquisition of Regulatory Drug Development consultancy DSI.(PRWeb July 21, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/productlife_group_accelerates_expansion_with_acquisition_of_global_regulatory_outsourcing_company_elc_group/prweb18070306.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill Gates and George Soros back acquisition of UK diagnostic technology group Mologic
Supported from Bill and Melinda Gates, the acquisition is part of the launch of Global Access Health (GAH), a social enterprise that seeks to expand access to affordable medical technology.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Baptist Healthcare to build $225M outpatient center
The Louisville-based health care system will continue with a planned investment as part of its latest acquisition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Greater Buffalo United acquires three properties, expands on West Side
A Buffalo-based medical group is expanding its community-based services on its West Side campus with the acquisition of three properties. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Greater Buffalo United acquires three properties, expands on West Side
A Buffalo-based medical group is expanding its community-based services on its West Side campus with the acquisition of three properties. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Nearly six years after canceling IPO, Gelesis goes public via SPAC
For the second time in six years, weight loss-focused company Gelesis Inc. has eschewed the IPO route. But this time, it's still planning to go public — just via a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal that values the company at $1.3 billion. Gelesis had originally planned become publicly traded through a traditional IPO back in 2015. Then, days before its scheduled offering, the company withdrew, instead opting to raise $31.5 million via private investors. Now,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Nearly six years after canceling IPO, Gelesis goes public via SPAC
For the second time in six years, weight loss-focused company Gelesis Inc. has eschewed the IPO route. But this time, it's still planning to go public — just via a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal that values the company at $1.3 billion. Gelesis had originally planned become publicly traded through a traditional IPO back in 2015. Then, days before its scheduled offering, the company withdrew, instead opting to raise $31.5 million via private investors. Now,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

G-CON Manufacturing, the leading US-based provider of POD ® ...
Through its acquisition of G-CON, Summa Equity enters the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical manufacturing market, including cell and gene therapy manufacturing.(PRWeb July 20, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/g_con_manufacturing_the_leading_us_based_provider_of_pod_cleanroom_solutions_is_acquired_by_summa_equity/prweb18080487.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HeartFlow to go public in SPAC merger deal
Cardiovascular software developer HeartFlow plans to go public through a merge...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: More Medicare patients to be covered for Heartflow Analysis NHS England requires use of HeartFlow's FFR-CT software HeartFlow touts PROMISE study findings FDA clears HeartFlow's virtual modeling software HeartFlow hires new president and CEO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID-19-related violence trend data challenges & a resource for injury researchers - Rochford HI, Brooks K, Berg M, Peek-Asa C.
Published works have raised concerns that certain violent behaviors and firearm acquisition have encountered dramatic increases since the onset of COVID-19. While these works provide important preliminary insights, they lack the empirical robustness necess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Africa: U.S.-Donated Vaccine Deliveries to Africa Set to Begin, With First Deliveries Planned To Burkina Faso, Djibouti, and Ethiopia
[GAVI] Geneva -- Following close collaboration between the African Union (AU)/ African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), COVAX and the United States Government, AU Member States are set to receive approximately 25 million  COVID-19 vaccines to enhance coverage across the continent -- contributing to the AU target of vaccinating at least 60% of the African population. The shipments of these donated doses follow from the pledge made by President Biden, President of the United States of America in May to share 8 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

As one deal closes and another unravels, experts say hospital consolidations here to stay
Recent headlines reveal two different outcomes in local health system mergers. Is the tide shifting away from consolidation that has dominated the landscape for many years? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Trajan Warren Source Type: news

Population health management
PCC can support population health management through co-developing care models based on population health needs, risk stratification and data acquisition. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Baby tech company Owlet hits NYSE after closing SPAC merger
The company is currently trading under  OWLT on the New York Stock Exchange.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 16, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

A half-billion dollars later, Peninsula company goes SPAC route to roll out its AI-based heart test
The "blank-check" merger will create a company with $400 million to expand uptake of its heart disease test, save money for health care providers and lead to better diagnosis and treatment for patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

UCLA-led team awarded more than $5 million for HIV prevention projects
A team of researchers co-led byMatthew Mimiaga has received more than $5.2 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test HIV interventions in the United States and Brazil.The projects, funded by three separate NIH grants, aim at reducing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, through the use of antiretroviral medications for HIV primary, or PrEP, and secondary, or ART, prevention among sexual and gender minority groups.“Antiretroviral medications are highly effective at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission, but its efficacy is highly dependent on uptake and excellent adhere...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Centene names M & A executive as chief strategy officer exits
The Clayton-based provider of managed health care plans said its chief strategy officer is leaving the company. It also named a new executive for mergers and acquisitions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Maker of computerized cardiac models HeartFlow to go public via $2.4B SPAC merger
Once combined, the company will operate as HeartFlow Group and trade on the NYSE under symbol HFLO.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Dr. Amjad Hammad saw a better way of doing things
Following the merger of several practices this year, Dr. Amjad Hammad became president of the largest eye care practice in the Capital Region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

NKY company marks first acquisition following Nasdaq debut
A Northern Kentucky company fresh off its Nasdaq debut is continuing its recent nationwide expansion efforts with a trio of acquisitions worth more than $4 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Lilly Announces Acquisition of Protomer Technologies
INDIANAPOLIS, July 14, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the acquisition of Protomer Technologies ("Protomer"), a private biotech company. Protomer's proprietary peptide- and prot... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Eli Lilly, Protomer Technologies (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Durham clinical firm continues expansion streak under new owner
A Durham-based clinical site company hasn't slowed down in its acquisition of new sites, with its latest deals bringing its site total to 18 across 12 states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Fresh off going public, EverCommerce makes new acquisition
Just two days after closing its initial public offering, Denver-based software-as-a-service company EverCommerce Inc. (Nasdaq: EVCM) announced its acquisition of Medical Design Technologies on July 8. The newly acquired Houston-based company known as MDTech is a leading provider of mobile charge capture solutions — the process used by health care providers to get paid for their services. MDTech provides charge capture and analytics solutions to small- and medium-sized practices across 20 dif ferent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Fresh off going public, EverCommerce makes new acquisition
Just two days after closing its initial public offering, Denver-based software-as-a-service company EverCommerce Inc. (Nasdaq: EVCM) announced its acquisition of Medical Design Technologies on July 8. The newly acquired Houston-based company known as MDTech is a leading provider of mobile charge capture solutions — the process used by health care providers to get paid for their services. MDTech provides charge capture and analytics solutions to small- and medium-sized practices across 20 dif ferent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Musk on trial: Defends SolarCity, calls lawyer 'bad human'
Tesla founder Elon Musk took to a witness stand Monday to defend his company's 2016 acquisition of a troubled company called SolarCity... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian firm boosts Triangle presence with deal for Durham medical company
A Canadian company's acquisition of a Triangle firm is expected to deliver more local jobs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Peters Development acquires shopping center, to be site for 15th Bethany facility
Lastest acquisition expands Bethany Medical's retail footprint into Jamestown. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Hillrom loses Delaware court fight over Bardy Diagnostics acquisition; vows appeal
The Delaware Court of Chancery ordered Hillrom to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Bardy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Biden Calls for Action on Hospital Mergers, Drug Costs Biden Calls for Action on Hospital Mergers, Drug Costs
The president used a public signing ceremony to make the case for federal action to increase competition in healthcare and other steps to address high costs and barriers to accessing medical care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Louisville health tech company completes acquisition
The Louisville-based company adds about 55 people to the team with this acquisition —on top of a vital complementary service to its existing business. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Musk to testify in defense of Tesla's $2.6 billion deal for SolarCity
Elon Musk arrived at court on Monday to defend Tesla Inc's 2016 acquisition of SolarCity against a lawsuit by shareholders seeking to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MaxDIA -- taking proteomics to the next level
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) A new software improves data-independent acquisition proteomics by providing a computational workflow that permits highly sensitive and accurate data analysis (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Meridian Clinical Research Acquires Sterling Research Group of...
Meridian Clinical Research has acquired the assets and operations of Sterling Research Group. The acquisition includes Sterling’s three sites in Cincinnati, and expands Meridian’s footprint to 27...(PRWeb July 12, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/meridian_clinical_research_acquires_sterling_research_group_of_cincinnati_ohio/prweb18063972.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Elon Musk under fire again: CEO to testify over Tesla's acquisition of SunPower
On Monday in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Tesla CEO will testify about the $2.5 billion deal in a shareholder lawsuit that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Competition Order Targets Hospital Mergers, Surprise Medical Bills
President Biden’s executive order to promote competition will likely result in more federal scrutiny of hospital mergers and pricing,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese antitrust regulator blocks Tencent's $5.3 billion video games merger By Reuters
Chinese antitrust regulator blocks Tencent's $5.3 billion video games merger (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Lakes Dental Partners Expands into Indiana Market with Valparaiso Family Dentistry
CHICAGO, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Dental Partners ( " GLDP " ) is excited to announce the addition of Valparaiso Family Dentistry ( " VFD " ) to its network of affiliated practices, and its first partnership in Indiana.GLDP, a portfolio company of Shore Capital Partners, provides practice management services to 26 partner locations. GLDP provides best-in-class support in operations, recruiting, technology, marketing, and collaboration among clinicians. These services empower providers to focus on delivering the highest quality care and patient experience." This is our first af...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 10, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Here's What's in Joe Biden's Sweeping Executive Order on Competition in Big Tech
Biden called for federal agencies to scrutinize mergers, crack down on anticompetitive practices, restrict non-compete agreements, and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden executive order pushes for scrutiny of tech giants
From mergers to surveillance, the president wants rules to keep tech in check. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SDLC Partners looks for growth following its acquisition by CitiusTech
CitiusTech announced last month that it had acquired SDLC Partners, with plans to merge SDLC ’s expertise with Citius’ reach in the health care industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

SDLC Partners looks for growth following its acquisition by CitiusTech
CitiusTech announced last month that it had acquired SDLC Partners, with plans to merge SDLC ’s expertise with Citius’ reach in the health care industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

VillageMD widens Phoenix footprint with primary care group acquisition
A rapidly growing Phoenix physician practice has been acquired by a Chicago-based VillageMD. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news