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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Dec 11, 2017, 19:24 ET Irene Chatoor, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Irene Chatoor, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in the field of Mental Health and Psychiatry in...


Dec 11, 2017, 19:15 ET THINK Surgical, Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for the TSolution One® Surgical System for Total Knee Arthroplasty

THINK Surgical Inc., a global medical device manufacturer of the only active robotic surgical system for orthopaedic surgery, announces that it has...


Dec 11, 2017, 18:53 ET March of Dimes se asocia con hospitales para ayudar a las familias a celebrar los días festivos en las unidades de cuidados intensivos neonatales en todo el país

En hospitales de todo el país, desde Pensilvania a Nevada, NICU Family Support® de March of Dimes está ayudando a los padres a celebrar la primera...


Dec 11, 2017, 18:35 ET DotLab CEO to Speak at 2017 Technology for Precision Health Summit Presented by Health 2.0

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DotLab, Heather Bowerman, will be speaking at this year's Technology for Precision Health Summit (TPHS)...


Dec 11, 2017, 18:00 ET Aeonian Pharmaceuticals closes Seed Funding from Apollo Ventures to develop mTORC1 inhibitors

Aeonian Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Aeonian"), a San Francisco Bay Area-based biopharmaceutical company, announced today the closing of a seed...


Dec 11, 2017, 18:00 ET Daiichi Sankyo Presents Phase 1 Data for EZH1/2 Dual Inhibitor DS-3201 in Patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that preliminary safety and efficacy data from a phase 1 study of...


Dec 11, 2017, 17:55 ET Ethnobotanist and Herbal Medicine Advocate Jim Duke Dies at 88

Jim Duke, PhD, an esteemed ethnobotanist, author, and a co-founder of the American Botanical Council (ABC), died at his home last evening. He was...


Dec 11, 2017, 17:15 ET New Data for DARZALEX® (daratumumab) Presented at ASH 2017 Showed Feasibility of Subcutaneous Use and Promise of DARZALEX as a Treatment for Smoldering Multiple Myeloma

Janssen Research & Development, LLC today announced new data from the Phase 1b PAVO clinical study, which demonstrated that the subcutaneous...


Dec 11, 2017, 17:04 ET Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation System

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:46 ET Healthgrades Names East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital a Five-star Recipient in Labor and Delivery Services

East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital (ELADH) recently announced that it has achieved 5-stars for its performance in Labor and Delivery in both Vaginal...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:38 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Members Get Paid to Shop

Imagine getting paid to shop. It sounds like a dream for some people. But for some members of the state's largest health plan, that dream is...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:30 ET People Aged 75 Years and Older Are Underrepresented in Blood Cancer Clinical Trials

In the first comprehensive analysis of clinical trial enrollment among older adults with blood cancers, researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:30 ET HealthSouth Appoints Nancy M. Schlichting to Board of Directors

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS), one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:26 ET Transfusion Dependence a Barrier to Quality End-of-Life Care for Some Patients with Leukemia

For patients with advanced leukemia, access to high-quality end-of-life care appears to be reduced in those dependent on blood transfusions,...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:15 ET Viking Therapeutics Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. ("Viking") (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:15 ET Diplomat Adds Chris Luthin as Executive Vice President

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), has hired Chris Luthin to serve its pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) arm as executive vice president of...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:12 ET The New York Bariatric Group Announces Surgery Date of Pro Bono Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Winner

Mary Rodda – chiropractor, New York local, and winner of the New York Bariatric Group's pro bono vertical sleeve gastrectomy – is waiting with...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:10 ET Dannon, as a part of DanoneWave Public Benefit Corporation, Announces $50K in Grants for Graduate Studies

Dannon, as a part of DanoneWave Public Benefit Corporation, is proud to announce the 6th Annual Yogurt, Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:09 ET Varian Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Release Date

Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it will report results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 after market close on Wednesday, January...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:05 ET TapImmune, Inc. Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

Company invites individual and institutional investors to view presentation at VirtualInvestorConferences.com TapImmune Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIV),...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:01 ET Blueprint Medicines Announces Proposed Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock

Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC), a leader in discovering and developing targeted kinase medicines for patients with genomically...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:00 ET KYPROLIS® (carfilzomib) Extended Overall Survival In Patients With Relapsed Or Refractory Multiple Myeloma In Phase 3 ASPIRE Trial

Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced new results showing the positive overall survival (OS) findings from the final analysis of the Phase 3 ASPIRE...


Dec 11, 2017, 15:44 ET Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak

Since 2016, health departments across Southeast Michigan have mounted a strong effort to combat the Hepatitis A outbreak in the region. The...


Dec 11, 2017, 15:43 ET Memorial Hospital Gardena Recognized by Healthgrades as a Five-Star Recipient

Memorial Hospital of Gardena (MHG) has been recognized as a 5-Star recipient in Orthopedics for Hip Fracture Treatment, in Gastrointestinal for...


Dec 11, 2017, 15:38 ET HeartStitch® Leading the growth of PFO Closure in Italy

Kardia announced expansion plan of the NobleStitch™ EL at a recent meeting organized by Professor Francesco Romeo at Policlinico Tor Vergata in...