Health Care & Hospitals This section contains releases covering every aspect of the health care industry, with special focus on hospitals and medical groups. Find information on upcoming medical and health care conferences, along with study results, policy changes, and news of advancements in the field. Also included are announcements of awards won by doctor, surgeons, and other health care providers as well as financial and company information regarding new appointments and partnerships, funding, quarterly reports, and legal news.

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08:30 ET First Patients Treated with ViewRay's MRIdian Linac System at Henry Ford Health System

ViewRay, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY) announced today that the first cancer patients have been treated using the company's MRIdian Linac system at Henry...


08:30 ET Ronin Trading and SW Investment Management Issue Letter to Employees of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals

Ronin Trading, LLC and SW Investment Management LLC (together with the other participants in their solicitation, "Ronin"), collectively the second...


08:30 ET New Research Details Risk of National OB-GYN Shortage

Doximity, the leading social network for physicians and advanced practice clinicians, released a report today on an impending women's health...


08:30 ET Exploragen Creates DNA-based Lifestyle Apps

Exploragen has launched as a DNA lifestyle company to deliver useful DNA-based apps directly to consumers. The new California startup, led by a...


08:09 ET New Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Livongo Decreases Likelihood of High and Low Blood Glucose Readings

According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), Livongo members experienced a decreased...


08:06 ET Pharma IQ: 16th Annual Laboratory Informatics Summit

World's Most Comprehensive Software Informatics Forum Laboratory Informatics, taking place in Amsterdam on the 19th - 21st September is Europe's...


08:03 ET Deloitte Study: How Are Hospitals and Health Systems Addressing the Social Determinants of Health?

A new health care survey "Social Determinants of Health: How are hospitals and health systems investing in and addressing social needs?" from the...


08:02 ET Doctors' Demand for Omnipresent Engagement Accelerates

The gap between doctors' preference for in-person engagement and digital engagement is fast closing. A new global analysis, "The Digital Savvy HCP...


08:00 ET Planet Fitness Expands to Panama

Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., today announced...


08:00 ET FDAnews Joins WIRB-Copernicus Group

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research,...


08:00 ET Frost & Sullivan Awards Gala Draws in Top Industry Leaders for Prestigious Recognition

Frost & Sullivan honored recipients at its Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala held July 19th in Nashville, TN at the Loews Vanderbilt...


08:00 ET CureVac to Receive Patent Claiming the Combination of mRNA Vaccines with Anti-PD-1 Antibodies

CureVac AG, a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company pioneering the field of mRNA-based drugs, today announced it has been granted a Notice of...


08:00 ET Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Announces $16 Million Debt Facility with SWK Holdings

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMY), an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company, today announced it has entered into a $16 million...


08:00 ET U.S. FDA Grants Orphan-Drug Designation to Astellas for Development of FLT3 Inhibitor Gilteritinib in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, "Astellas") announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...


08:00 ET Gamida Cell Announces $3.5 Million Grant from the Israeli Government

Gamida Cell, a leader in cellular and immune therapies for the treatment of cancer and orphan genetic diseases, announced today that it has been...


08:00 ET Churchill Pharmaceuticals Announces NDA Filing Acceptance for YONSA™ by the U.S. FDA

Churchill Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Churchill), a privately held company devoted to expanding treatment options with oral oncology agents, announces...


08:00 ET Genomic Health to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) today announced that the company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, August 1 at 4:30 p.m....


08:00 ET Applied Silver Appoints Two New Advisors

Applied Silver, the maker of SilvaClean™ Antimicrobial Treatment, today announced the appointment of Christopher Dawes and Dr. David M. Joyner as...


08:00 ET American Addiction Centers Awards $10,000 in Academic Scholarships

American Addiction Centers (AAC) recently awarded its 2017 Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship to three students working toward a career in the...


07:45 ET Abbott Reports Second-Quarter 2017 Results

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. - Second-quarter worldwide sales of $6.6...


07:45 ET Frost & Sullivan Honors Linguamatics for Developing a Best-in-Class NLP-based Data Mining Platform for the Healthcare Industry

Based on its recent analysis of the Big Data text analytics market for the healthcare industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Linguamatics with...


07:30 ET Une nouvelle étude montre la supériorité du système TomoTherapy® sur la technique RapidArc® en termes de contrôle local dans les cancers de la tête et du cou

Cette étude prospective multicentrique, financée par l'Institut National du Cancer (INCa), démontre également qu'un traitement par TomoTherapy...


07:30 ET New Data Show TomoTherapy® System Superior to RapidArc in Achieving Local Control of Head and Neck Cancers

Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today that a prospective study conducted at 14 French centers showed the clinical benefits of...


07:18 ET Dr. Ken Kolb Joins RxEOB as Vice President of Pharmacy Analytics

RxEOB, an industry leader in member engagement applications for pharmacy benefits, has added Dr. Ken Kolb of Richmond to their growing team as vice...


07:15 ET America's Naughty Little Secret: Nine Out of 10 Americans Get Too Much (Salt)

Salt for Life® announced the launch of the new, eye-catching, "Practice Safe Salt" campaign to educate consumers about the importance of reducing...