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Carestream lands FDA nod for X-ray app on Apple, Samsung devices

February 26, 2014 by Chris Walker

Carestream Health lands 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vue Motion X-ray app for mobile devices made by tech giants Apple and Samsung.

Carestream lands FDA nod for mobile X-ray app

Carestream Health said it landed 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its new Vue Motion mobile app for Apple and Samsung mobile device platforms.

The app gives physicians mobile access to X-ray exams using Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 devices, as well as the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III devices made by Samsung.

Carestream lands $70M Defense Dept. extension

December 13, 2013 by Chris Walker

Carestream Health wins an extension of its radiology contract with the U.S. Defense Dept. worth more than $70 million.

Carestream Health lands $70M U.S. Defense Dept. deal

The U.S. Defense Dept. extended a contract with CareStream Health for a 5th year.

The $70.2 million contract extension for the Rochester, N.Y.-based medtech company will provide radiology systems, subsystems, and components for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies, the DoD said.

U.K. regulators revive 10-year-old Carestream warning

July 30, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

U.K. healthcare regulators issue a new warning on a decade-old concern for certain Carestream Health dental X-ray units.

U.K. regulators revive 10-year-old Carestream warning

Healthcare regulators in the U.K. revived a 10-year-old equipment concern regarding certain Carestream Health intra-oral dental X-ray units, warning that there may be devices out there that haven't received necessary "modification" to mitigate a falling equipment risk.

IPOs: Life science companies lead Q2 surge to near-2000-era levels | Wall Street Beat

July 1, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Life science companies led a surge of initial public offerings during the 2nd quarter, logging the largest number of biotech IPOs by venture-backed firms since the turn of the century.

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The number of venture-backed life science companies going public neared a peak set in 2000 during the 2nd quarter, raising $2.2 billion and doubling the volume and value of IPOs from the 1st quarter, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters.

There were also 83 venture-backed acquisitions during the quarter, down 59% compared with Q2 2012, according to the groups' Exit Poll report.

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California health system buys into Premier Healthcare Alliance

May 3, 2013 by Sony Salzman

Premier Healthcare Alliance signs an agreement with central California's largest healthcare system for data integration and hospital supply chain collaboration.

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 Central California health system joins Premier network

Bidding war for Carestream heats up | Wall Street Beat

March 29, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Private equity players Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co. are in the hunt for medical device company Carestream, said to be on the auction block for up to $3.5 billion.

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At least 5 major private equity players are vying for medical device company Carestream Health, including Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co., according to Reuters.

Onex Corp. is hoping to unload Carestream, formed in the 2007 spinout of Eastman Kodak Co.'s healthcare business, for up to $3.5 billion, the news service reported.

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