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Survey Gives Insights on RIS/PACS Purchasing Decisions

April 26, 2011 10:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

KLAS researchers interviewed more than 500 provider facilities, finding that the regional vendor CoActive scored the highest at 89.4 out of 100.

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Kindred 1Q profit rises 49 percent; stock rockets

April 26, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care services company Kindred Healthcare Inc.'s first-quarter profit surged 49 percent and topped expectations on rising admissions.The company runs long-term acute-care hospitals and nursing homes and has a contract rehabilitation services business.Kindred said Tuesday that...

ULIS introduces Pico640(TM), a new VGA 17-micron uncooled infrared imaging sensor with enhanced factor of merit

April 26, 2011 9:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Factor of merit, a relative measure of thermal sensor sensitivity against response rate, will allow camera makers to see how well Pico640E?s optimum performance compares to other uncooled IR imaging sensors on the market.

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Millennium submits supplemental NDAs on cancer drug

April 26, 2011 9:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge-based cancer pharmaceutical company Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and parent Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, said they have submitted two supplemental new drug applications for Velcade, a cancer treatment, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

SPP Process Technology Systems (SPTS) extends strong order momentum with multi-system order from packaging specialist

April 26, 2011 8:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Leading assembly and test services provider to deploy SPTS Etch, PVD and CVD Technologies for integrated through silicon via (TSV) process.

GT Solar receives $93.9 million order for polysilicon production equipment and technology from Taiwan-based Powertec Energy Corporation

April 26, 2011 8:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

GT Solar International, Inc. announced that it has received a $93.9 million order from Taiwan-based polysilicon producer Powertec Energy Corporation for a complete suite of polysilicon production equipment and technology including SDR? 400 reactors, hydrochlorination, filament and product...

RXi Pharmaceuticals lands SBIR grants for RNAi therapeutics(2)

April 26, 2011 8:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Worcester RNAi therapeutics firm RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. has won a total of almost $580,000 from two Small Business Innovation Research grants awarded through the National Institutes of Health.

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RXi Pharmaceuticals lands SBIR grants for RNAi therapeutics

April 26, 2011 8:36 am | News | Comments

Worcester RNAi therapeutics firm RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. has won a total of almost $580,000 from two Small Business Innovation Research grants awarded through the National Institutes of Health.

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Summary Box: Humana to offer quarterly dividend(2)

April 26, 2011 7:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW DIVIDEND: Health insurer Humana Inc. said Tuesday that it will start offering a 25-cent quarterly cash dividend, its first since 1993.GROWING FORECAST: The company also said it will report on Monday first-quarter earnings per share of $1.86, up from previous guidance of $1.15 to $1.20 per share...

Summary Box: Humana to offer quarterly dividend

April 26, 2011 7:45 am | News | Comments

NEW DIVIDEND: Health insurer Humana Inc. said Tuesday that it will start offering a 25-cent quarterly cash dividend, its first since 1993.GROWING FORECAST: The company also said it will report on Monday first-quarter earnings per share of $1.86, up from previous guidance of $1.15 to $1.20 per share...

Idera stock drops on hepatitis-C drug delay

April 26, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock dropped more than 5 percent Monday, following the company's announcement that it would delay the launch of a clinical trial on its drug candidate for hepatitis C.

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Wound care sales lift Kinetic Concepts 1Q profit

April 26, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kinetic Concepts posted a 30 percent jump in first-quarter net income Tuesday, citing healthy sales in wound-care technology.Revenue from low-pressure wound care products and other active healing solutions products rose 2 percent to $340.5 million. Sales of LifeCell tissue repair products rose...

Insurer Humana to offer first dividend since 1993

April 26, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Humana says it will start offering a 25-cent quarterly cash dividend, as it becomes the latest large health insurer to reward shareholders with a sizeable payout.A spokesman says this will be Humana's first dividend since 1993.The Louisville, Ky., company forecast first-quarter earnings ahead...

Centene 1Q net income dips partly on expenses

April 26, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Centene Corp.'s first-quarter net income dipped 1 percent, pressured by higher operating expenses and a delay in recognizing revenue from a contract.The Medicaid coverage provider also raised its full-year earnings forecast on Tuesday.Centene earned $23.7 million, or 46 cents per share,...

Reportlinker Adds Epidemiology: Sepsis

April 26, 2011 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, April 26, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Epidemiology: Sepsis http://www.reportlinker.com/p0484945/Epidemiology-Sepsis.html Severe sepsis is a prominent infectious syndrome in the seven major markets,...

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