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CVS/pharmacy Debuts the "To Your Health" Program in Los Angeles Bringing 240 Free Health Screening Events to the Community

March 23, 2011 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2011 /- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's leading retail pharmacy, brings its "To Your Health" free health screening program to Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday, March 26. The program will provide free preventive health screenings for Los Angeles area residents at 240...


Creating a Grid for STEM Education and Advanced Manufacturing Careers

March 23, 2011 8:39 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., March 21, 2011 — Steady growth and measured funding of more than $5 million in five years to create a STEM grid supporting advanced manufacturing education is being realized by the SME Education Foundation and its partner, Project Lead The Way (PLTW). Simple and...

The Automation Federation and SME Education Foundation Sign Memorandum of Membership

March 23, 2011 8:39 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N. C., DEARBORN, Mich., March 21, 2011 — The Automation Federation (AF) announced that, earlier this month, the SME Education Foundation has become one of the newest members of AF. More


Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Ovarian Adnexal Mass Assessment Score Test System

March 23, 2011 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This document was developed as a special controls guidance to support the classification of ovarian adnexal mass assessment score test system into class II (special controls). An ovarian adnexal mass assessment score test system measures one or more...


High-Definition Microscopy Cameras

March 23, 2011 7:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Toshiba Imaging Systems Division announces an OEM relationship with Dage-MTI to introduce two new high definition cameras designed specifically for microscopy applications.

Maryland gov delays action on $2.4B drug contract

March 23, 2011 7:45 am | by TOM LoBIANCO - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley delayed action on a $2.4 billion prescription drug contract Tuesday, saying a challenge to the deal should be resolved first.The Board of Public Works was scheduled to decide Wednesday whether Express Scripts Inc. should win the five-year deal to provide...

Machine Vision Software Enables Faster, More Flexible Solutions

March 23, 2011 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

PPT Vision introduces Impact 10.1, the latest release of its standard machine vision software designed to create the fastest, most flexible machine vision inspection solutions.

Stationary Heat Transfer Fluid Systems

March 23, 2011 7:37 am | Mokon | Product Releases | Comments

Mokon announced the availability of the HTF ST Series, a line of stationary heat transfer fluid systems up to 600 kW and 650°F (343°C). The HTF ST Series offers superior, energy-efficient performance...


100 Watt Open-Frame Power Supplies

March 23, 2011 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda Americas, a group company of TDK Corp., has upped the output power of its ZPSA series of compact open-frame AC/DC power supplies with the introduction of a 100 Watt model.

Southeast Texas Medical Associates Building Strong Post Treatment Care Programs with IBM Business Analytics Software

March 23, 2011 7:31 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced that Southeast Texas Medical Associates (SETMA), is using IBM business analytics software to gain greater insight into hospital readmissions and data that will help identify causes and design interventions to prevent patients from having to return to the hospital soon...

Polar Partners with 'Shedding for the Wedding' Trainer and NGRâ„¢ President and CEO Jennifer Cohen

March 23, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 23, 2011 /- Polar ( ), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technology, today announced a partnership with celebrity fitness trainer and health authority Jennifer Cohen .  Polar selected Cohen, president and CEO of...


Gilead HIV drug meets study goal

March 23, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gilead Sciences Inc. said Wednesday its potential HIV treatment elvitegravir met its key goals in a late-stage study.Its shares rose 41 cents to $40.85 in morning trading.Patients received once-daily doses of the drug candidate over a 48-week period or a twice daily dose of raltegravir, which...

Data Published in the Journal of Interventional Cardiology Demonstrate Effectiveness and Safety of OrbusNeich's Genousâ„¢ Stent in Diabetic Patients

March 23, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HONG KONG, March 23, 2011 /- OrbusNeich today announced that 12-month outcomes data from a subset analysis of the global e-HEALING registry were published online ahead of print in the Journal of Interventional Cardiology and demonstrated the effectiveness and safety of the company's...


Poll: Do You Use Twitter?

March 23, 2011 5:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Twitter's popularity continues to grow, and hundreds of physicians are turning to the 140-character platform to connect and share information. Do you tweet?


Are Your Managed Care Agreements Performing?

March 23, 2011 5:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

As providers continue to wrestle with both the planned and unknown annual reductions in reimbursement, it is critically important to understand the managed care component of your payer mix - and more importantly, to understand if each contract is delivering its intended benefit(s).



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