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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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IBM Canada launches new innovation incubator

TORONTO – IBM Canada, in partnership with Ontario Centres of Excellence and the Government of Ontario has launched the IBM Innovation Space, a new startup hub in Toronto to accelerate innovation activities and investments in Ontario by helping businesses propel...

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Nightingale sells Canadian assets to Telus

MARKHAM, Ont. – Nightingale Informatix Corp. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Canadian assets to Telus Health, Canada’s largest health IT company, for a purchase price of $14 million. A significant portion of the asset sale...

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Nightingale in discussions to sell the company

MARKHAM, Ont. – The Board of Directors at Nightingale Informatix Corp has concluded that shareholder value would best be enhanced by concluding a sale of assets comprising substantially all of the Canadian business. As a result of this process, the...

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MediSolution acquires Ottawa-based Emerald Health

TORONTO – MediSolution, a leading provider of ERP software solutions and services to healthcare and service sector customers, announced it has acquired Emerald Health Information Systems Ltd, of Ottawa. The acquisition was made through MediSolution’s parent company, N. Harris Computer Corp. Established...

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Toshiba sells medical unit to Canon Inc.

TOKYO – Toshiba Corp. sold its medical unit to another Japanese electronics giant, Canon Inc., for $5.9 billion. Canon said in a statement that its acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. as a 100 percent-owned subsidiary would aid its ambition to...

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