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BridgePoint Medical Names Industry Veteran as Chief Executive Officer

March 18, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2011 /- BridgePoint Medical, Inc., a Minnesota based medical device company, has announced that Denis Harrington has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer.  A seasoned medical device executive with nearly two decades of experience in the...

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Midland Family Undergoes Bariatric Surgery at Hurley Medical Center--Loses 445 Pounds & Countingâ??Tells their Life-Saving Story to Media on March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FLINT, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aeschliman family of Midland, Michigan have a new lease on life. Nancy Aeschliman Grau and her three children—Katie, Chris, and Mike ALL underwent Roux-en-Y bariatric surgery at Hurley Medical Center—the first...

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Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced Would Repeal Controversial Medicare 'Competitive Bidding' Requirements for Home Medical Equipment

March 18, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18, 2011 /- Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) today applauded legislation introduced by Congressmen Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-Centre) and Jason Altmire, (D-Allegheny) that would repeal Medicare's controversial competitive bidding program for home...

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TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on March 18, 2011.Major Drilling Group International Inc. (TSX:MDI): $0.22. Payable Nov 01. Record Oct 08.Medical Facilities Corporation Ipss (TSX:DR.UN): $0.0917. Payable Apr 15....

CPEX renews backing for FCB deal

March 18, 2011 10:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

CPEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. fired the latest shot in the fight with a key stockholder over its agreement to be acquired by FCB I Holdings Inc. The company is recommending that stockholders approve the merger with FCB for $77.6 million.

Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA) Announces Continued PPACA Claims Regulation Training in an Effort to Meet the Deadline on July 01, 2011 for Full Enforcement of Federal H...

March 18, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

On March 16, 2011, Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA) announced that it was sponsoring the second PPACA Claims Regulations Claims Specialist training in an effort to meet a July 01, 2011 deadline for full enforcement of the Federal Health Reform Law, Patient Protection and...

Turbulent Times Ahead for Independent Imaging Facilities

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The uncertainty of today's healthcare environment is just another hurdle in the daily operation of an imaging facility. How this and other challenges are handled will certainly determine the viability of your business.

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For Radiology Assistants: To Bill or Not to Bill?

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiologist assistants (RAs) and radiology practitioner assistants (RPAs) may be highly educated and experienced, but CMS won't pay for their services in all settings. Reimbursement depends on the setting (office, hospital inpatient or outpatient, and independent diagnostic testing...

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Cord Retaining System Protects Against Accidental Disconnection of Power

March 18, 2011 7:18 am | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter announces the addition of the V-Lock cord retaining system, an attractive and simple solution for 10 and 16 A appliance couplers and power entry modules, according to IEC 60320 (15 and 20 A according to UL).

Optical Comparators Offer Ability to Digitally Compare a Part to CAD Data

March 18, 2011 7:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Methods Machine Tools Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, has announced that they are the exclusive distributor of VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparators throughout North America.

Rotary Die Cut Parts Feature Tight Tolerances in High Volumes

March 18, 2011 6:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Interstate Rotary Die Cut Parts feature tolerances to ±0.005 in., depending upon material, and can be kiss cut, provided with zoned adhesives, adhesive lamination, multiple laminations, and other custom requirements.

Sensor Allows One Port To Be Used With Condensing Humidity

March 18, 2011 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell introduced a single side liquid media option to its extensive line of TruStability Pressure Sensors originally introduced in July 2009.

ViroPharma Announces Positive CHMP Opinion for Cinryze® (C1 Inhibitor Human) in European Union

March 18, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EXTON, Pa., March 18, 2011 /- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion at its plenary meeting in March 2011 recommending approval of a...

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Lilly and Avid Receive Complete Response Letter from FDA for Amyvidâ„¢ (florbetapir F 18 injection)

March 18, 2011 6:34 am | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS and PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2011 /- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., have received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their New Drug Application (NDA) for...

Celera 4Q profit drops as licensing revenue falls

March 18, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Celera Corp. said Friday its fourth-quarter net income sank 31 percent, as the genetic diagnostics company saw drops in licensing and products revenue.The Alameda, Calif., company earned $2.5 million, or 3 cents per share, in the three months that ended Dec. 25. That compares with net income of...

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