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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).


PRA International Experts to Speak at Industry Events

March 23, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C., March 23, 2011 /- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, announces that two of our experts will be speakers at the upcoming Partnerships in Clinical Trials and Late Phase Drug Development conferences. PRA will also be exhibiting at both conferences....


Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology Announces New Senior Vice President of Finance

March 23, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

XI'AN, China, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HFGB ) ("Huifeng" or "the Company"), specializing in developing and producing botanical extracts and other raw materials for pharmaceuticals and food additives,...


DATATRAK to Attend DIA's 23rd Annual EuroMeeting

March 23, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, March 23, 2011 /- DATATRAK International, Inc. (OTCQX: DATA), a technology and services company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announced its participation in the Drug Information Association's EuroMeeting. The 23rd Annual...


NephRx Corp. Awarded New U.S. Patent for Oral Mucositis Agent NX002

March 23, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 23, 2011 /- NephRx Corporation today announced issuance of a new U.S. patent for its novel peptide NX002, which currently is in preclinical development for the treatment of oral mucositis.  Previously, NephRx reported that NX002 had demonstrated significant...


New Nationwide Survey Identifies Need for Increased Dialogue Between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Frequent Heartburn Sufferers and Health Care Providers

March 23, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., March 23, 2011 /- According to findings from the new nationwide DISCUSS ( D efining and I dentifying Gap S in C omm U nication between GERD and/or Heartburn S ufferers and Physician S ) Survey, many people surveyed report that their gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...



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