Medsquire LLC slapped 14 companies, including some of corporate America’s biggest names, with a patent infringement lawsuit covering electronic medical records systems.
Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) named GE Healthcare’s former chief, Omar Ishrak, to take over from chairman and CEO William Hawkins, effective June 13.
The news from the Fridley, Minn.-based medical device behemoth came just one day after rival Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) announced that CEO J. Raymond Elliott will be retiring at the end of the year.
NaviNet Inc. plans to expand its healthcare IT products with the buyout of mobile healthcare service provider Prematics Inc.
The Cambridge, Mass.-based healthcare communications company said the acquisition of Prematics will enable it to offer its patient information management system to healthcare provider’s handheld devices.