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Sugar.IQ diabetes app now available

Sugar.IQ diabetes app now available

DUBLIN and CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  — Medtronic and its strategic technology partner IBM Watson Health announced commercial availability of the Sugar.IQ smart diabetes assistant, a first-of-its-kind intelligent app designed to simplify and improve daily diabetes management. Approximately 30.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, with 1.5 million new cases being diagnosed every year. More than 6 million

Cardinal has tools to make health care work better

Cardinal has tools to make health care work better

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health is prepared to play a significant role in meeting the challenge of expanding access, improving patient outcomes and lowering costs in health care, said chairman and chief executive officer George Barrett. With its integrated offerings, Cardinal Health is an essential partner for pharmacies, physicians’ offices, hospitals and other providers in

Cardinal Health extends reach with acquisition

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health Inc. is acquiring a large portion of the hospital supplies business of Medtronic PLC for $6.1 billion in cash. The purchase of Medtronic’s Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses gives Cardinal Health products in 23 categories, from catheters to tourniquet kits, and brands including Kendall, Dover, Argyle