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St. Jude Medical and Hospitals in Ohio and Kentucky to Pay Almost $4 Million to Federal Government to Resolve Fraud Allegations

June 4, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AKRON, Ohio , June 4 /- Working with an internal whistleblower, Attorney Warner Mendenhall , the Law firm of McLaughlin and McCaffrey, LLP, and Assistant United States Attorneys Alex Rokakis and Michelle Heyer have worked for four years to expose False Claims by St. Jude Medical, Inc. a...


Power Wheelchair From Medicare Helps Save Elderly Alabama Woman From Raging Fire That Destroyed Her Home of 40 Years

June 4, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Close Call for Woman Who Needed Power Wheelchair to Escape the Blaze OPELIKA, Ala. , June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Roena Hall , 75, received a power wheelchair through Medicare a year ago, it improved her mobility and relieved some of the pain in her back.  But she didn't...


The SCOOTER Store Donates Scooter to High School Student With Muscular Dystrophy

June 4, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOSCOW, Idaho , June 4 /- Teenagers with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) are inspiring, and Isaac Aragon is no exception. Aragon is a 17-year-old high school student who has not let MD slow him down much. Although he visits Moscow Mountain Sport & Physical Therapy on a regular basis, he has...


Mylan Receives Approval for Generic Version of Neurontin® Tablets

June 4, 2010 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH , June 4 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Matrix Laboratories Limited has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Gabapentin Tablets USP, 600 mg and 800 mg, the...


St. Jude Medical to pay $3.7 million to settle federal kickbacks beef

June 4, 2010 8:39 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical Inc. and a pair of hospitals in Ohio and Kentucky agree to pony up a total of $4 million to settle a federal kickbacks case. St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) and a pair of hospitals in the Midwest agreed to pony up $4 million to settle a federal lawsuit...


Genomic Health Announces Results From the Largest Genomic Analysis of Localized Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

June 4, 2010 7:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO , June 4 /- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced the first results from its collaboration with Pfizer Oncology to study early-stage renal cell carcinoma prognosis, which demonstrated a strong correlation between gene expression and recurrence risk in this patient...


Nonin Medical Introduces Latest Generation of Veterinary Handheld Pulse Oximeter for Global Distribution

June 4, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS , June 4 /- Nonin Medical, Inc., a leading innovator of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions, announced the release of the 2500A VET handheld pulse oximeter to the U.S. and international markets. Long a leader in noninvasive veterinary vital sign monitoring, Nonin's...


Heart Device Manufacturer in Minnesota and Hospitals in Ohio & Kentucky to Pay Nearly $4 Million to Resolve Fraud Allegations

June 4, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON , June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Medical Inc., a heart device manufacturer; Parma Community General Hospital; and Norton Healthcare have paid the United States $3,898,300 to resolve false claim allegations that St. Jude paid illegal kickbacks to two hospitals to...


UPDATE: Cornelia LeMaitre deals more of her LeMaitre Vascular stake

June 4, 2010 7:39 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Cornelia LeMaitre, wife of LeMaitre Vascular Inc. founder Dr. George LeMaitre and mother of current CEO George LeMaitre, deals another $280,000 worth of her stake in the company. Cornelia LeMaitre — the wife of company founder Dr. George LeMaitre, mother of current CEO...


Qosina Large Pinch Clamp for 0.75 Inch Tubing

June 4, 2010 6:45 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina’s white ratchet-style pinch clamp (Part #25659) for 0.75 inch (19 mm) O.D. tubing (Part #s T2109, T2027, T4021, T4026, T4029, and T4031) has adjustable levels for fluid control.

High Performance 8-bit Microcontrollers Offer 5 V Operation

June 4, 2010 6:41 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, offers the industry’s broadest line of low-power, high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs).

Anulex reels in another $18 million

June 4, 2010 6:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Anulex Technologies Inc. raises $18 million in a Series E funding round. By Thomas Lee Anulex Technologies Inc. of Minnetonka, Minn., raised $18 million in a Series E financing round and plans to raise at least $2 million more, according to CFO David Noel. That brings...


Kontron PCIe Medical LAN Card Is IEC60601-1 Compliant

June 4, 2010 6:33 am | Kontron America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Kontron offers the PCIe Medical LAN Card, an IEC60601-1 compliant PCIe Gigabit Ethernet card, which can be used for the direct network connection of conventional IT equipment to medical devices.

Micro Series Lead Screws Enable Miniaturization

June 4, 2010 6:28 am | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions proudly introduces their Kerk Micro Series lead screw assemblies. The company has applied its experience and knowledge of precision thread rolling to a new range of micro-sized lead screws.

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June 4, 2010 5:39 am | by BBC | News | Comments

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