Press Releases

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Atlanta has signed a three-year agreement with Aetna, making it a contracted provider. Effective April 1, 2019, many Aetna commercial members can now select CTCA® Atlanta as an in-network facility for their cancer care. “Our new agreement with Aetna in Georgia reflects CTCA’s dedication…

-International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise PACS solution at Trillium Health Partners. The system will provide radiologists across three hospital sites with unified access to medical images and a complete patient overview, resulting in more effective care. "As demand for hospital…

Chembio Diagnostics, Inc., a leading point-of-care diagnostics company focused on infectious diseases, today announced the approval of its DPP Zika/Dengue/Chikungunya System by Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA), Brazil’s health regulatory agency, in collaboration with Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz. Chembio’s DPP Zika/Dengue/Chikungunya multiplex test allows simultaneous and discrete detection of antibodies for both…

Varian today announced the installation of the cyclotron for the Varian ProBeam® proton therapy system at Hefei Ion Medical Center (HIMC) in China. The cyclotron is a core piece of equipment in the ProBeam proton therapy system, and its installation marks a key milestone for every new proton therapy center.…

Covenant Health broke ground April 2 on a 115,000 square foot, short-stay surgical hospital located at the corner of 82nd and Marsha Sharp Freeway in southwest Lubbock. The 3-story, 32-bed hospital, which sits on 25 acres, will enhance the patient experience by incorporating healing elements such as abundant natural light,…

Renown Health, northern Nevada's healthcare leader and Reno's only locally owned not-for-profit health system, and Genome Medical, a leading nationwide telegenomics technology and services company, today announced a partnership to bring genetic counseling and educational services to participants of the Healthy Nevada Project. Under the partnership, select participants in the…

Avanos Medical, Inc., a company focused on delivering clinically superior medical device solutions to improve patients' quality of life, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 501(k) clearance for its ON-Q* with Bolus pump. The new ON-Q* with Bolus design incorporates improvements that make it…

VisualDx, the leading diagnostic clinical decision support tool for physicians, has entered into a collaborative agreement with MedChi, a non-profit membership association of Maryland physicians. Under the agreement, MedChi-member physicians will be offered VisualDx at special discount pricing. VisualDx is available on the web, smartphone, or tablet to simply provide…

Fortive Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Advanced Sterilization Products (“ASP”) business from Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for approximately $2.7 billion in cash. ASP is a leading global provider of innovative sterilization and disinfection solutions, and a pioneer of low-temperature hydrogen…