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Prometheus and Bayer HealthCare Enter into Services Agreement to Conduct Mutational Analysis

December 8, 2010 3:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, announced today the execution of an oncology-focused mutational analysis services agreement with Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany, a worldwide leading pharmaceutical company. The...

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Netsmart Technologies is First Behavioral Healthcare Software Provider to Attain Complete ARRA-Certified Electronic Health Record

December 8, 2010 3:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Dec. 8, 2010 /- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced that its Avatar™ 2011 electronic health record (EHR) software has achieved 100 percent ONC-ATCB ARRA ambulatory...

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New York Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses New Findings that Hormone Therapy May Increase Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer(2)

December 8, 2010 3:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Androgen deprivation therapy has often been prescribed as a prostate cancer treatment for low-risk prostate cancer patients. This therapy for treating prostate cancer had previously been blamed for increased risk of cardiovascular disease and heart conditions....

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Streamline Health Solutions Reports Q3 Results

December 8, 2010 3:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM ) today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2010, ended October 31, 2010. Highlights for the quarter included: Revenue for the quarter increased 9% over prior year's comparable...

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Uroplasty Announces Addition of Robert Kill to its Board of Directors

December 8, 2010 3:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Uroplasty, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPI ), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Robert (Rob) Kill to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Kill's...

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Stryker Announces Additional $500 Million Share Repurchase Program and Declares a 20% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

December 8, 2010 3:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Dec. 8, 2010 /- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) announced today that its Board of Directors has increased its dividend by 20% by declaring a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share payable on January 31, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December...

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Bioheart Announces Plans to Advance LVAD + Muscle Stem Cells Clinical Trial

December 8, 2010 3:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2010 /- Bioheart, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BHRT ) announced today that at the American Heart Association Annual Meeting, it finalized the formation of a working group. The group's focus is to advance a BRIDGE TO RECOVERY clinical trial, combining a left ventricle...

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Physicians exempt from Red Flags identity theft rule

December 8, 2010 3:36 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Doctors' groups, including the AMA and several specialty organizations, have lobbied aggressively to ensure that healthcare providers were not included under the law. The efforts, it turns out, were successful.

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Society touts highlights of upcoming meeting

December 8, 2010 3:36 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The Society of Thoracic Radiology will host its 29th annual meeting March 6 to 9, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point resort in Bonita Springs, FL. The program committee, headed by Dr. Gerald F. Abbott, has designed a comprehensive course of value to all physicians with an interest...

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ANTs Software Delivers the Perfect Prescription for Database and Application Migration to Large European Healthcare Provider(2)

December 8, 2010 3:35 pm | by RealWire | News | Comments

Migrate Highly Complex Applications Quickly with IBM® DB2® SQL Skin for applications compatible with Sybase ASESAN FRANCISCO—December 8, 2010-- One of Europe's largest and most advanced medical facilities will implement a sophisticated application and database migration...

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ANTs Software Delivers the Perfect Prescription for Database and Application Migration to Large European Healthcare Provider

December 8, 2010 3:34 pm | News | Comments

Migrate Highly Complex Applications Quickly with IBM® DB2® SQL Skin for applications compatible with Sybase ASESAN FRANCISCO—December 8, 2010-- One of Europe's largest and most advanced medical facilities will implement a sophisticated application and database migration...

Stryker increases dividend, ups share repurchase

December 8, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical equipment maker Stryker Corp. said Wednesday that it has increased its dividend by 20 percent and increased its share repurchase authority.The new dividend of 18 cents per share will be paid Jan. 31 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 31.Stryker also said Wednesday that its board has...

New York Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses New Findings that Hormone Therapy May Increase Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer

December 8, 2010 2:34 pm | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Androgen deprivation therapy has often been prescribed as a prostate cancer treatment for low-risk prostate cancer patients. This therapy for treating prostate cancer had previously been blamed for increased risk of cardiovascular disease and heart conditions....

Higher costs drag Martek Biosciences to 4Q loss

December 8, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Martek Biosciences Corp., which sells nutritional oils, ingredients for infant formula and dietary supplements, said Wednesday it slid to a fiscal fourth-quarter loss on higher costs and a hefty restructuring charge.In November, the company completed the sale of assets at its Winchester, Ky.,...

Study Eyes Hypothermia's Potential to Help Stroke Patients

December 8, 2010 12:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are part of the largest clinical trial of hypothermic brain cooling for stroke to date.

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