Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health, two leading nonprofit healthcare organizations, have signed a Letter of Intent to merge and create a model health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, and Kansas. Upon completion of the merger, the combined system will employ more than 58,000 caregivers and operate 33 hospitals. It will run 385 clinics across six states and provide

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Duke Health, WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, LLC today announced they are creating a joint venture to construct and operate a 52-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in western Wake County, North Carolina. The parties have identified a potential site and are working to finalize the details. Duke, WakeMed and Kindred have filed a Certificate of Need application with the State of North Carolina seeking to relocate 52 licensed or approved inpatient rehabilitatio

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Spring Hills, an innovative leader in post-acute care, senior living and home care with 35 locations across seven states, has established Spring Hills Post Acute Woodbury as a premier partner to regional health systems. With its close proximity to Philadelphia, the Woodbury center is well-positioned to serve patients from residing within this major metro region. Located at 467 Cooper Street, Spring Hills Post Acute Woodbury offers state-of-the-art rehabilitation services with personalized sup

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Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, today announced the full commercial launch of the Luna XD multi-expandable lumbar interbody fusion device and Orbit articulating discectomy systems. Luna XD and Orbit have been integrated into Spinal Elements as the newest technologies in its MIS Ultra™ platform of products and procedural solutions. The Orbit system consists of articulating and rotating discectomy instrumentation that uses a minimal, posterior incision and/or MIS tu

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EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces that it will be demonstrating its new STAT-Site® WB dual analyte measurement system at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. As EKF’s first face-to-face event since COVID-19 restrictions began, this will be the premiere of the new handheld analyzer for reliable and efficient β-ketone and glucose measurement from whole blood in seconds. Visitors will be able to see firsthand how easy i

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Zelis, a leading payments company in healthcare, announced today it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sapphire Digital (“Sapphire”), the healthcare industry’s leading platform for provider selection, patient access, price transparency, and digital consumer navigation. More than 100 million people rely on Sapphire to help them price, select and access care with confidence. As part of the transaction, the Sapphire leadership team will join Zelis to help lead the c

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The Trudell Medical Group located in Ontario, Canada, owns a portfolio of Canadian and US companies, bringing innovative medical devices and services to healthcare professionals and patients in over 110 countries.  Within the portfolio, Trudell Medical International (Canada) and Monaghan Medical (US) are renowned for their market leading Aerochamber® and Aerobika® respiratory devices. ProResp is the leader in professional client-centered respiratory therapy for patients in local

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GIANT Health has officially launched the Digital Therapeutics conference track, co-curated by Research2Guidance, a leading global management consultancy specializing in the digital health market, as part of the GIANT Health Event 2021 held on November 30 - December 1, 2021. GIANT Health Event is credited by the Financial Times as "Europe's largest, most valuable annual festival of health-tech innovation”. Every year, GIANT Health designs its agenda to help its delegat

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