The effects of open captions in a medical drama on the acquisition of medical terminology about chronic health conditions related to physical injury - Kim HS, Kim K.
We examined the impact of supplementary open captions about medical terminology... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Altavant Sciences Acquires Onspira Therapeutics, Adding a Potentially Life-Saving Treatment for Post-Lung Transplant Patients to the Altavant Pipeline
Altavant plans to develop OSP-101 for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in post-lung transplant patients CARY, N.C. and BASEL, Switzerland and WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales &... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Altavant Sciences, Onspira Therapeutics, pulmonary arterial hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walgreens first-quarter profit falls nearly 25% on higher costs
Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc posted a 24.8% drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by higher costs related to its acquisition of stores from rival Rite Aid Corp (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AngioDynamics' latest acquisition will boost $95 million business line
It is the latest in a string of acquisitions for AngioDynamics as chief exec Jim Clemmer refocuses the medical device maker by "carving out significant space in larger and faster growing markets." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Sun Pharma eyes China, Japan markets
Shanghai now plans to steer the company into the specialty business (novel, innovative drugs), and towards expanding markets like China and Japan for growth, both through acquisitions and partnerships. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Healthgrades CEO: Why we just made our second major acquisition in a year
The news comes a year after Denver-based Healthgrades acquired Birmingham-based Influence Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

HCA closes deal to buy one of the nation's largest nursing schools
HCA Healthcare Inc. took another step in the expansion of its nursing empire on Tuesday. The Nashville-based hospital operator closed a deal to buy the majority ownership of Galen College of Nursing, according to a news release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. HCA announced its plans to buy Galen, which is one of the nation's largest private nursing schools, in March. The Louis ville-based school has 5,000 students enrolled across five campuses nationwide and its online program.  The acquisition… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

AtriCure Completes Patient Enrollment for aMAZE Trial
AtriCure is rolling into the new year with some significant milestones that help reinforce the presence it has built in the cardiovascular space. The company has been at the forefront of the space in the past – by receiving significant investor attention for its work in atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage (LAA) management. Back in 2018, AtriCure was featured prominently in a report detailing the 25 Most Attractive Medtech Companies on the M&A Radar from Needham & Co analyst Mike Matson. Now just a few short days into the new year, the Mason, OH-based company showed why it has alwa...
Source: MDDI - January 7, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

Edge Pharmacy Holdings, LP Completes Acquisition of Edge...
As a leader in the allergy immunotherapy space, Edge Pharmacy Holdings, LP continues rapid expansion through acquisition of Edge Pharmaceuticals, LLC.(PRWeb January 07, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/edge_pharmacy_holdings_lp_completes_acquisition_of_edge_pharmaceuticals_llc/prweb16817458.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vascular Graft Solutions Acquires the Intellectual Property Developed by Kipsbay Medical Inc.
TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 6, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Vascular Graft Solutions (VGS) announces on the acquisition of several patent families from NEOGRAFT Technologies Inc. which include patents that were previously developed and own... Devices, Interventional, Acquisitions Vascular Graft Solutions, NEOGRAFT Technologies, Kipsbay Medical (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Valley cannabis company to pay $35M for Nevada cultivation facility
Including several other recent announced acquisitions, Harvest Health will have one of the largest footprints in the U.S. in 2020, with rights to operate more than 210 facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 4, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Valley cannabis company to pay $35M for Nevada cultivation facility
Including several other recent announced acquisitions, Harvest Health will have one of the largest footprints in the U.S. in 2020, with rights to operate more than 210 facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

This Reston telemedicine firm has big plans for 2020. It starts with a fresh $15M.
SOC is now armed with fresh funding for a potential acquisition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

This Reston telemedicine firm has big plans for 2020. It starts with a fresh $15M.
SOC is now armed with fresh funding for a potential acquisition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Illumina and Pacific Biosciences call off merger
Mooted $1.2bn deal halted after scrutiny by UK and US competition watchdogs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Illumina and PacBio Call it Quits on $1.2B Merger
Illumina and Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) are calling off their $1.2 billion merger. The move comes shortly after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sharply criticized the deal, saying it could cause a monopoly in the U.S. market for next-generation sequencing (NGS). Because the deal is ending prematurely, San Diego, CA-based Illumina will now pay PacBio a termination fee of $98 million.Illumina first announced it would acquire PacBio – a longtime rival, in November of 2018. In a release, the companies said the reason for ending the deal is because of the “lengthy regulatory approval pro...
Source: MDDI - January 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Hospital Mergers Don't Show Quality Benefit Hospital Mergers Don't Show Quality Benefit
Researchers say study findings further question previous challenges to arguments that hospital consolidation — which has been shown to increase prices — also improves quality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Elderwood's Weinberg acquisition creeps along
The acquisition includes seven different corporations, some of which have not yet been approved for sale. The asset purchase agreement stipulates that Elderwood will not gain control of the campus until all approvals are final. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

More hospitals are merging, but health care isn't improving
Quality of care tends to suffer after a merger, challenging industry's stance about the benefits of consolidation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cecil County hospital joins Delaware health system
ChristianaCare is expanding its reach into Maryland with the addition of Union Hospital. The Delaware health system and Affinity Health Alliance, the parent organization for Cecil County's Union Hospital, said Thursday they have reached a final merger agreement. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Union Hospital — a 72-bed hospital in Elkton — and its affiliates join Christi anaCare’s two other hospitals in Delaware: Christiana Hospital in Newark and Wilmington Hospital in Wilmington.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Patient Experiences Modestly Worse After Hospital Acquisition
No significant differential changes found in 30 - day readmission rates or 30 - day mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Patient satisfaction may decline after hospital acquisition
(Reuters Health) - Medicare quality-of-care data reveal that when a hospital is acquired by another hospital or hospital system, readmission and mortality rates are not affected but patient satisfaction deteriorates modestly. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Patient Satisfaction May Decline after Hospital Acquisition
Summarizes a report which found that patient experience satisfaction decreases at hospitals that have been acquired by other health systems. Analyzes how mergers and acquisitions can affect access to services and quality of care. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 1, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Big exec payouts, lawsuits mark gene therapy company's $3.1 billion merger deal
From Astellas' initial interest to the close of the deal took six months. But talks turned intense — and another suitor emerged — before the deal was struck Dec. 2. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Big exec payouts, lawsuits mark gene therapy company's $3.1 billion merger deal
From Astellas' initial interest to the close of the deal took six months. But talks turned intense — and another suitor emerged — before the deal was struck Dec. 2. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

XBiotech sells new drug candidate for $750M to Johnson & Johnson subsidiary
Janssen Pharmaceutical Cos., a subsidiary of Johnson& Johnson, just completed its $750 million acquisition of the rights to bermekimab, a new drug candidate being studied as a potential treatment for multiple dermatological conditions, from Austin-based XBiotech Inc. The deal, announced Dec. 30, will also involve an undisclosed number of employees from XBiotech (Nasdaq: XBIT) joining Janssen’s staff. Under the terms of the agreement, XBiotech may be eligible to receive additional payments of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

XBiotech sells new drug candidate for $750M to Johnson & Johnson subsidiary
Janssen Pharmaceutical Cos., a subsidiary of Johnson& Johnson, just completed its $750 million acquisition of the rights to bermekimab, a new drug candidate being studied as a potential treatment for multiple dermatological conditions, from Austin-based XBiotech Inc. The deal, announced Dec. 30, will also involve an undisclosed number of employees from XBiotech (Nasdaq: XBIT) joining Janssen’s staff. Under the terms of the agreement, XBiotech may be eligible to receive additional payments of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Hardy Diagnostics Unveils Universal Transport Medium Product Line
Strategic acquisition enables Hardy Diagnostics to introduce complete line of HealthLink Universal Transport Medium® just in time for flu season SANTA MARIA, Calif., Dec. 31, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Universal Transport Med... Diagnostics, Product Launch Hardy Diagnostics, Universal Transport Medium (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hear it, fear it: fear generalizes from conditioned pictures to semantically related sounds - Gerdes ABM, Fraunfelter L, Alpers GW.
Fear generalization is thought to be an important mechanism in the acquisition and maintenance of anxiety disorders. Previous studies have investigated fear generalization within one sensory modality - mainly within the visual domain. However, a growing bo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Court orders Boston Scientific to complete $275M acquisition
Boston Scientific Corp. could be forced to go through with a $275 million acquisition that the Marlborough-based medical device giant had abandoned following a fraud investigation. Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) struck a deal in 2017 to purchase California medical device company Channel Medsystems Inc., and then called off the deal last year after finding out that one Channel’s executives had falsified paperwork, including portions of Channel’s FDA application for its fir st product. But a Delaware… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Court orders Boston Scientific to complete $275M acquisition
Boston Scientific Corp. could be forced to go through with a $275 million acquisition that the Marlborough-based medical device giant had abandoned following a fraud investigation. Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) struck a deal in 2017 to purchase California medical device company Channel Medsystems Inc., and then called off the deal last year after finding out that one Channel’s executives had falsified paperwork, including portions of Channel’s FDA application for its fir st product. But a Delaware… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

MedCare makes acquisition
Pittsburgh-based MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

MedCare makes acquisition
Pittsburgh-based MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

MedCare makes acquisition
MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System, Butler Health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

MedCare makes acquisition
MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System, Butler Health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Court orders Boston Scientific to complete $275M acquisition
Boston Scientific Corp. could be forced to go through with a $275 million acquisition that the Marlborough-based medical device giant had abandoned following a fraud investigation. Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) struck a deal in 2017 to purchase California medical device company Channel Medsystems Inc., and then called off the deal last year after finding out that one Channel’s executives had falsified paperwork, including portions of Channel’s FDA application for its fir st product. But a Delaware… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Court orders Boston Scientific to complete $275M acquisition
Boston Scientific Corp. could be forced to go through with a $275 million acquisition that the Marlborough-based medical device giant had abandoned following a fraud investigation. Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) struck a deal in 2017 to purchase California medical device company Channel Medsystems Inc., and then called off the deal last year after finding out that one Channel’s executives had falsified paperwork, including portions of Channel’s FDA application for its fir st product. But a Delaware… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Dermatology practice operator expanding Philadelphia-area footprint
Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners is continuing to expand its presence in the Philadelphia market with two more acquisitions in the region. Its seventh practice acquisition, Boulevard Dermatology in Northeast Philadelphia, is slated to be finalized Jan. 1. The dermatology practice management company founded seven years ago in Berks County is also about to close its eighth deal in West Chester. Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners was f ounded by Andrew Frankel, the company's chief operating officer,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

UF Health acquisition of Central Florida Health hospitals could lead to growth
An acquisition of two area hospitals could help foster additional growth in Central Florida for University of Florida Health. UF Health will acquire two Central Florida Health hospitals, Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital, on Jan.y 1, 2020. The move, which includes 660 beds, will include a new freestanding emergency room that will open in January on State Road 44 in Wildwood and the poten tial for another general acute-care hospital in The Villages. The non-cash… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila in talks to sell two units for Rs 1,200 crore
This is part of a broader strategy to reduce debt in the company ’s capital structure after it borrowed more to help finance the Rs 4,600-crore acquisition earlier this year of Heinz India’s consumer wellness business. Zydus has approached larger rivals, such as Cipla and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, besides financial investors. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Year in Review 2019: The urge to merge still strong for health systems
Merger and acquisition activity among hospitals and health system was alive and well in 2019 with two deals completed and two more edging closer to becoming finalized. The biggest acquisition in terms of size occurred in South Jersey where Virtua acquired Lourdes Health System, parent company for Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro. The sale occurred despite objections from Deborah Heart and Lung Center. The $40 million deal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Year in Review 2019: The urge to merge still strong for health systems
Merger and acquisition activity among hospitals and health system was alive and well in 2019 with two deals completed and two more edging closer to becoming finalized. The biggest acquisition in terms of size occurred in South Jersey where Virtua acquired Lourdes Health System, parent company for Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro. The sale occurred despite objections from Deborah Heart and Lung Center. The $40 million deal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Medical Properties Trust makes $2B acquisition in the UK
One of Birmingham's largest public companies is expanding its global footprint once again. Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW) has agreed to acquire 30 hospitals in the United Kingdom for approximately $2 billion – or £1.5 billion. The facilities are leased under long-term, inflation-protected net leases to affiliates of BMI Healthcare, which is the largest private acute care hosp ital operator in the U.K. In a related deal, affiliates of Circle Health – already a Medical Properties Trust… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

Former Brookwood Baptist leader lands new CEO role
Amita Health, the joint health care operating company of Ascension and AdventHealth, has named health care veteran Keith Parrott its new president and chief executive beginning Jan. 13. Parrott succeeds Mark Frey, who announced in August that he was leaving the Lisle, Illinois-based health system. Frey had led the system since its creation in 2015 following a merger between Ascension's Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and Adventist Health Sys tem, based in Hinsdale,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Amita Health names heathcare veteran Parrott its new CEO
Amita Health, the joint healthcare operating company of Ascension and AdventHealth, has named healthcare veteran Keith Parrott its new president and chief executive beginning Jan. 13. Parrott succeeds Mark Frey, who announced in August that he was leaving the Lisle, Illinois-based health system. Frey had led the system since its creation in 2015 following a merger between Ascension's Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and Adventist Health Sys tem, based in Hinsdale,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Amita Health names heathcare veteran Parrott its new CEO
Amita Health, the joint healthcare operating company of Ascension and AdventHealth, has named healthcare veteran Keith Parrott its new president and chief executive beginning Jan. 13. Parrott succeeds Mark Frey, who announced in August that he was leaving the Lisle, Illinois-based health system. Frey had led the system since its creation in 2015 following a merger between Ascension's Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and Adventist Health Sys tem, based in Hinsdale,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 23, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

The 53 digital health mergers and acquisitions we covered in 2019
Alphabet, Amazon  and Apple all made deals this year to buy digital health startups, and the year saw exits for Qualcomm Life, Fitbit and PatientsLikeMe. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

TOWA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. reaches an agreement with ESTEVE to acquire ESTEVE's generic division, Pensa Investments
The operation will accelerate TOWA's overseas business presence and provide high-quality and value-added generic medicines to patients. OSAKA and BARCELONA, Dec. 23, 2019 (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - TOWA PHARMACEUTICAL CO.,LTD. (Osaka, Jap... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Mergers & Acquisitions Esteve Pharmaceuticals, Towa Pharmaceutical (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Here are the top Louisville business stories of 2019
This year was a time of great loss and new beginnings, of seismic corporate change and landscape-altering projects. We said goodbye to Louisville business and philanthropic icon David Jones Sr. and welcomed a new attraction with the Waterfront Botanical Gardens, as well as a professional women’s soccer team. Leadership changed hands at Papa John’s and mergers and acquisitions evolved one well-known brand — Hilliard Lyons — while introducing another (Robert W. Baird and Co.). Check out… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Staff Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: FTC Blocks a Big Deal, Boston Scientific Scores a Win for Patient Safety, and More
FTC Blocks Illumina-PacBio Deal The Federal Trade Commission is challenging the $1.2 billion-merger between Illumina and PacificBio (PacBio). The agency says Illumina is seeking to unlawfully maintain its monopoly in the U.S. market for next-generation DNA sequencing systems by extinguishing PacBio as a nascent competitive threat.   Fully Disposable Duodenoscope Is a Win for Patient Safety Boston Scientific snagged FDA clearance to sell its Exalt-D single-use duodenoscope in the United States to provide visualization and access to the upper gastrointestinal (GI) t...
Source: MDDI - December 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news