Texas hospitals develop rapid Zika test | USA Today
Two Texas hospitals — Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital — have developed a rapid test for the Zika virus, a milestone in responding to the outbreak.
UPMC says insurer should cover its tentative $12.5M settlement in antitrust case | Pittsburgh Business Times
UPMC has sued its liability insurer, United Educators Insurance, arguing that the insurer should cover a $12.5 million antitrust settlement the health giant proposed to pay to a local property management company.
Tennessee system adds five hospitals for statewide reach | Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel
Tennova Healthcare said Monday it has added five hospitals to become a "statewide network." The hospitals, in Middle Tennessee, are now Tennova Healthcare — Jamestown, Tennova Healthcare — Clarksville, Tennova Healthcare — Lebanon, Tennova Healthcare — Shelbyville, and Tennova Healthcare — Harton, in Tullahoma.
Strokes on rise among younger adults | National Public Radio
About 10 percent of all strokes occur in people between 18 and 50 years old. Ischemic strokes, caused by a blocked - rather than a bleeding - blood vessel, are rising sharply among those younger than 50. The risk rises with conditions such as high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.
Brightree sold to ResMed for $800 million | Atlanta Business Chronicle
San Diego-based healthcare supply company ResMed has purchased Lawrenceville-based Brightree from investment services company Battery Ventures in a cash deal. ResMed will use Brightree's cloud-based post-acute care technology to improve its standing in the healthcare technology space.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to undergo $199 million expansion-modernization | (Newport News, Va.) Daily Press
Sentara Norfolk (Va.) General Hospital announced it's investing $199 million to modernize and enhance the 525-bed hospital.