Author: WTN News

The analytics division of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has released figures on the budgets and technology adoption of U.S. hospitals, showing slightly increasing advancement of electronic medical record (EMR) capabilities and other technology trends....

Sometimes an event can be revealing; a rude awakening to a reality that replaces a more innocent, but imaginary, world. Google's recent attempt to acquire Yahoo's search engine and search advertising business is such an event...

Through the use of software that provides decision support for nurses, Aurora Health Care is partnering with UWM and Cerner Corp. to accelerate evidence-based nursing. The objective is not only to improve health outcomes by reducing variation in nursing care, but make the nursing profession...

Product and company acquisitions at premium prices by product- and technology-hungry Big Pharma and Big Device (and even Big Biotech) are fueling the financial coffers of both smaller companies, investors and VCs....

Milwaukee, Wis. — GE Healthcare announced Thursday the acquisition of Vital Signs, a New Jersy-based provider of single-use medical products, for $74.50 per share. The price values the deal at $860 million and is a 28-percent premium over the $58 close of Vital Signs on...

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche Holdings is continuing its Madison buying spree by acquiring Madison-based Mirus Bio for $125 million. In this update: Mirus' funding model — no venture capital — the significance to Wisconsin's biotech industry, and Roche's possible intention to become the biggest biotech...

A weighty majority of IT executives believe it's important to implement green IT initiatives in their companies, and in many firms the chief executive is the biggest proponent, says a new survey by CDW corporation....