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Amazon revvs up opportunities in healthcare

SEATTLE – Amazon has started a secret skunkworks lab dedicated to opportunities in healthcare, including new areas such as electronic medical records and telemedicine. Amazon has dubbed this stealth team 1492, which appears to be a reference to the year...

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Sectra strengthens presence in Canada

TORONTO – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has established a new, direct sales operation entitled Sectra Canada Inc. An increased local presence will enable Sectra to focus and tailor its offerings to the specific workflow requirements of...

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Mohawk Shared Services merges with Medbuy

BURLINGTON, Ont. – Ontario based healthcare shared services organization Mohawk Shared Services Inc., and national healthcare group purchasing organization Medbuy Corporation have announced the completion of their merger. Tony DiEmanuele (pictured) has been appointed president and CEO of the new organization,...

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HealthAchieve gears up for November show

TORONTO – Whether you participate as an exhibitor or sponsor, being a part of HealthAchieve is a powerful investment to make for your organization in 2017. Taking place this November 6 & 7 in Toronto, HealthAchieve offers vendors the opportunity...

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Siemens Healthineers to acquire Medicalis Corp.

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Siemens Healthineers plans to expand its Population Health Management (PHM) portfolio with the acquisition of Medicalis Corporation, based in San Francisco and Kitchener, Ontario. Medicalis is a leading provider of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the...

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BD announces adoption of Windows 10 IoT for Pyxis

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, has announced adoption of Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) operating system (OS) for its enterprise-wide Pyxis ES System. The new OS provides long-term support...

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BlackBerry unveils platform for the ‘Enterprise of Things’

WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry Ltd., a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, unveiled its mobile-native approach to security with the launch of a comprehensive platform designed for the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry’s new platform is designed to be...

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Vital Images to acquire Karos Health

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Vital Images, Inc., a Minneapolis-based enterprise medical imaging and informatics company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Karos Health, an innovative healthcare informatics company located in Waterloo, Ont. The acquisition will allow Vital and Karos to offer...

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Siemens to spin-off its healthcare business

Germany’s Siemens plans a public listing of its US$15 billion healthcare business, which it recently re-branded as Siemens Healthineers. The news lifted the company’s shares to a 16-year high. Healthcare is the most profitable business of the multinational corporation, which produces...

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Intellijoint Surgical raises $11 million to expand into US

WATERLOO, Ont. – Intellijoint Surgical, Inc., an innovative medical technology company that develops and commercializes 3D mini-optical navigation solutions for surgery, is excited to announce the completion of its Series A with $11 million in financing. The financing was led by...

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