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28 Jul 2015
Guerbet Aims for Global Medical Imaging Leadership by Acquisition of Mallinckrodt’s CMDS Business
Guerbet has announced a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Contrast Media and Delivery Systems business of pharmaceutical giant Mallinckrodt.
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27 Jul 2015
Stryker to Acquire Muka Metal in Cash Transaction
Stryker Corporation has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Muka Metal.  
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26 Jul 2015
Medtronic to Acquire RF Surgical Systems
Medtronic has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RF Surgical Systems, developer of a detection system to prevent retained surgical sponges. 
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20 Jul 2015
Innovation Partnership Supports ENT Surgeries
A new collaboration between Smith & Nephew and Scopis medical will advance complex advanced ear, nose, and throat surgeries. 
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19 Jul 2015
EGI to Acquire Majority Stake in Ardent Health Services
Healthcare real-estate investment trust Ventas has signed an agreement with Equity Group Investments to sell its majority stake in Ardent Health Services for USD 475 million. 
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13 Jul 2015
QIAGEN Expands Diagnostics Menu in Partnership with Seegene
In a new collaboration, Seegene will use its proprietary next-generation qPCR technology in developing new multiplex assays for the flagship platform of Qiagen.
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13 Jul 2015
Mediclinic Purchase Stake in Spire Healthcare Group
Private hospital group Mediclinic International has signed an agreement to purchase a 29.9% share of Spire Healthcare Group for USD 675 million.  
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12 Jul 2015
Partnership Forged Between Toshiba America Medical Systems and Merge Healthcare
Merge Healthcare, a leader in clinical systems and healthcare innovations has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems. 
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12 Jul 2015
Materialise and Fuwai Hospital Build 3-D Printing Center
Materialise and Fuwai Hospital have partnered to open a multidisciplinary three dimensional printing center for cardiovascular specialists in China. 
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06 Jul 2015
Next Generation Sequencing Provides Responsiveness for Identifying Resistant Pathogens
According to a new market analysis, next generation sequencing may impact the infectious diseases IVD sector by bypassing some of the downside of PCR-based testing, as NGS can provide more flexibility and responsiveness in identification of new pathogenic strains. 
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06 Jul 2015
ClearCorrect Expands Fleet of Dental 3-D Printers
ClearCorrect LLC has increased production capacity by expanding its fleet of 3D printers from Stratasys Ltd. and making 100% of its dental models with 3D printing. 
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05 Jul 2015
Konica Minolta Acquires Brazilian X-Ray Equipment Manufacturer
Konica Minolta has acquired a Brazilian digital X-Ray equipment manufacturer in Brazil to strengthen its presence in that country. 
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05 Jul 2015
Hitachi High-Tech and QIAGEN Partner to Advance Diagnostics
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation and QIAGEN N.V. have entered into a long-term strategic collaboration involving initiatives to deliver important advances in molecular testing. 
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05 Jul 2015
Global Wound Care Market Continues to Grow
The global wound care market will continue to expand over the long term, due to an aging population, longer life expectancies, and an increasing number of patients across all care settings, according to a new report.  
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01 Jul 2015
XIO Group Buys Laser Manufacturer Lumenis
Lumenis has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by XIO Group for approximately USD 510 million. 
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30 Jun 2015
Philips to Provide Multi-Year USD 500 Million in Healthcare Services in the USA
Royal Philips and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network have announced USD 500 million multi-year partnership.
 
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30 Jun 2015
Medtronic Acquires CardioInsight Technologies
Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight, developer of a new approach to mapping electrical disorders of the heart. 
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01 Jun 2015
Revenues from CR Equipment Declined by 25% from 2013 to 2014
Revenues from Computed Radiography equipment dropped by nearly 25% from 2013–2014. The decline was caused by an increase in new Flat Panel Detector systems, and retrofits. Revenues from multi-plate systems declined the fastest, because a higher cost compared to single-plate systems. 
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25 May 2015
World's Largest Healthcare Event Opens in China
The 2015 Health Industry Summit opened to huge crowds on May 15, with over 210,000 visitors from 150 countries in attendance. 
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17 May 2015
St. Jude Medical Completes Acquisition of Spinal Modulation
Global medical device company St. Jude Medical has completed the acquisition of Spinal Modulation, developer of the Axium neurostimulator system. 
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05 May 2015
KIMES 2015 Promotes Domestic and International Trade
The 31st Korea International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show once again highlighted the importance of the medical equipment industry in Korea and its neighboring nations.
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