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Insurer UnitedHealthcare to expand Va. operations

February 18, 2011 6:45 am | News | Comments

Insurer UnitedHealthcare is planning to expand its operations in Roanoke, Va., creating 125 jobs over the next two years.Gov. Bob McDonnell's office said Friday that the multimillion-dollar investment will expand and upgrade UnitedHealthcare's leased office space. Improvements are expected to...

Penn Doctors Certified in New Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Specialty

February 18, 2011 6:33 am | News | Comments

Penn Medicine cardiologists are leaders in a new cardiology subspecialty, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Seven of the nine Heart Failure and Transplant doctors at Penn are now certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in the new Advanced Heart Failure...

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20 Watt DC-DC Converter Module in Small Package

February 18, 2011 5:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

The TEN 20WIR series is a family of high performance 20 Watt DC/DC converter modules featuring ultra wide 4:1 input voltage ranges in a 2 x 1 in. package with industry standard footprint.

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TomoTherapy reports larger loss on service costs

February 18, 2011 5:45 am | News | Comments

Cancer treatment system maker TomoTherapy Inc. reported a larger fourth-quarter loss on Friday as its service and other costs increased.TomoTherapy makes radiation systems designed to target tumors while reducing exposure to surrounding healthy tissue.The company reported a net loss of $6.4...

Pressure Regulator for Ultra-Pure Liquids

February 18, 2011 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Plast-O-Matic Valves Inc. has developed a new pressure reducing valve using thermoplastic materials selected specifically for industries requiring ultra-high purity.

Alere charge leads to $1B Q4 loss

February 18, 2011 5:37 am | News | Comments

Alere Inc., the Waltham-based maker of consumer-focused health technologies formerly known as Inverness Medical Innovations Inc., reported it took a $1 billion hit in the fourth quarter of 2010 related to its Health Management business segment.

IBM, Nuance adding Watson to health-care text team-up

February 18, 2011 5:36 am | News | Comments

One day after IBM Corp.'s trivia-playing supercomputer Watson trounced his human opponents on Jepoardy!, IBM and Nuance Communications Inc. announced a deal to bring speech recognition to Watson for its possible first real-world use in the health-care industry.

American Scientific Resources Announces New Distributor HospiServices Placing Kidz-Med VeraTemp in Middle Eastern and African Pharmacies

February 18, 2011 5:35 am | News | Comments

WESTON, Fla., Feb. 18, 2011 /- American Scientific Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASFX ) announces Lebanon-based HospiServices is the Company's new distributor in the Middle East and Africa. HospiServices has placed its second order totaling 684 units for the Kidz-Med line of VeraTemp...

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Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Conference Call

February 18, 2011 5:33 am | News | Comments

CARY, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /- Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX ) today announced that it will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET on Thursday, March 3, 2011, to discuss its financial results for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2010. Financial results are...

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Two Knee Replacements May Be Better Than One

February 18, 2011 5:33 am | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Replacing both knees in one surgery, or simultaneous total knee replacement (TKR) was associated with significantly fewer prosthetic joint infections as well as other revision knee operations within one year after surgery, compared with...

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Silicone Device Manufacturing and Gentle Wound Dressings

February 18, 2011 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dow Corning also showcased a line of advanced wound dressings, Dow Corning Soft Skin Adhesives. The newest offering, Dow Corning MG7-9900, allows for longer wear due to higher adhesion...

Converters Offer Medical Specs at Industrial Prices

February 18, 2011 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aimtec expands its uncommonly affordable line of AC/DC power supplies with the release of its 10 and 20 watt series of low profile, encapsulated converters.

Medco Health will report 4Q results Tuesday(2)

February 18, 2011 4:46 am | News | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. reports its fourth-quarter results before the stock market opens Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Medco manages prescription drug benefits for health plan sponsors and members. Wall Street will be watching the company's success at winning new...

Medco Health will report 4Q results Tuesday

February 18, 2011 4:45 am | News | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. reports its fourth-quarter results before the stock market opens Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Medco manages prescription drug benefits for health plan sponsors and members. Wall Street will be watching the company's success at winning new...

Life Technologies Announces Visionary Winners of the Ion Torrent PGM Grants Program in Europe

February 18, 2011 3:38 am | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /- Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE ), today announced Dr. Angel Carracedo and Dr. Mark Pallen as the winners of the European Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM™) Sequencer Grants Program.   (Logo:  ...

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