Drugmaker Merck and Premier, the GPO and performance improvement company, are teaming up to develop app-based solutions to assist providers in improving their population health outcomes.
Steris has sold its UK Linen Management Services business to STAR Mayan Limited for about 50 million pounds, or about $66.5 million.
Members of a Northeast alliance of health systems are forming their own group purchasing organization to better manage procurement and sourcing of supplies.
A year ago, Pamplona Capital Management acquired MedAssets for $2.7 billion, immediately selling off its GPO and performance-improvement businesses and merging its revenue-cycle management business with Precyse, its own brand. A new identity for the combined company was announced Sunday.
Leigh Anderson has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer at Premier.
In June, Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula became the first hospital to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program, committing to only serve seafood that's been caught in a sustainable way.
After 103 years, Novi, Mich.-based Frank W. Kerr Co., once one of the country's largest independent pharmaceutical wholesalers, is calling it quits.
The average price providers paid for CT scanners was up 34% in the three months ended in April compared with the same period the year before, driven by an increased interest in more advanced systems, according to the latest Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.
Clinicians have historically relied on a combination of vital signs, oxygen levels and other clinical assessments to evaluate a patient's respiratory status after surgery.
Dutch conglomerate Royal Philips announced Tuesday that it has acquired PathXL, a Northern Ireland-based developer of software used for digital pathology image analysis, workflow and education.
Advances in lung and breast cancer screening, neonatal and scoliosis imaging, tissue management, perinatal heart rate monitoring, blood supply management and fascial closures will be showcased this week at a conference highlighting innovation.
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, a major manufacturer of musculoskeletal devices, will buy spinal device company LDR Holding Corp. for $1 billion.