Tag: acquisition

Discussion with CEOs from Inspirata and Omnyx

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the news of Inspirata acquiring Omnyx recently I had an opportunity to speak with the CEOs of each company and get their thoughts. The big question in my mind and those of many readers was “Why Omnyx? Why now?” How did this happen? Below is a summary of our discussion. Perhaps […]

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Inspirata Acquires Omnyx

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

News today from two of the biggest names in digital pathology. In the past six years or so we have seen Roche acquire BioImagene, Aperio get acquired by Leica Biosystems and Philips acquire PathXL. Two of those being examples of large international IVD companies purchasing primarily scanner companies (I realize they both had some workflow […]

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Visiopharm Acquires LRI Imaging to Become a Leader in Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Visiopharm A/S today announces it has acquired LRI Imaging AB. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, with about 20 successful installations in routine diagnostic pathology labs, LRI Imaging AB is the leading diagnostic digital pathology provider in Sweden. Today, Visiopharm A/S has implemented diagnostic digital pathology at a national […]

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Danaher to Buy Cepheid for $4 Billion

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Science, health care and technology conglomerate Danaher Corp. DHR 0.28 % said Tuesday that it would buy molecular-diagnostics company Cepheid Inc. CPHD -0.20 % for $53.00 a share, in its first major acquisition since spinning off a large chunk of its business. The deal marks a 54% premium over Cepheid’s closing share price Friday, valuing […]

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Philips Acquires PathXL

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interesting news that broke this morning in Europe from Royal Philips and PathXL. Press release courtesy of Philips. In an email from PathXL this morning, they mention “no immediate change to the way business is transacted. You can continue to count on operational support from the same customer team and contacts that you currently have. […]

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Sectra Acquires RxEye AB

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Linköping, Sweden, January 4, 2016 – IT and medical technology company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has acquired the Swedish company RxEye AB, which sells cloud-based IT services for efficient and secure remote viewing of medical images. The services are used, for example, by radiology, nuclear medicine and pathology departments, as well as by companies that sell teleradiology […]

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Roche to acquire Kapa Biosystems to strengthen next-generation sequencing product offerings

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kapa Biosystems, Inc. (Kapa) a privately-held company headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts. US. Kapa Biosystems is a provider of genomic tools in the life sciences sector that employs proprietary technologies to optimize enzymes for next-generation sequencing (NGS), as well […]

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XIFIN Acquires Imaging Informatics Company VisualShare

Acquisition Advances Diagnostic Information and Image Exchange, Further Expands Health Economics Optimization Platform San Diego, Calif., — May 5, 2015 — XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced the acquisition of VisualShare, a Salt Lake City-based medical informatics company specializing in diagnostic image […]

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Breaking News: MedImmune Strengthens Immuno-oncology Capabilities with Acquisition of Definiens

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Big news this morning with acquisition of Definiens by MedImmune, strengthening MedImmune’s focus on the discovery of novel predictive biomarkers in immune-oncology. Good news for patients and their providers. Tuesday, 4 November 2014 – AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into an agreement to acquire Definiens, a […]

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Dark Report: More Clinical Pathology Laboratories are Purchasing Digital Pathology Systems

| February 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

According to the Dark Daily, acquisition of digital pathology technologies still remains in earliest stages: "Anatomic pathology laboratories continue to purchase and deploy digital pathology systems at a brisk rate. It is confirmation that ever more pathologists are ready to adopt and use digital pathology systems." The story goes on to say: "It should be pointed out that, at this […]

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