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Bluechiip Licenses Its Technology in Deal with US Tech Company MiTeGen

December 5, 2012 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bluechiip Limited [ASX: BCT] today announced that USA-based high-technology manufacturing company MiTeGen, LLC has signed a license agreement for tracking of cryopins. The Joint Development, Collaboration and License Agreement with Bluechiip allows MiTeGen to integrate Bluechiip's tracking...

Mansa Capital Raises $30 Million in Anchor Funding for Debut High-Growth Healthcare Private Equity Fund

December 5, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--Mansa Capital Management, LLC, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on the $2.5 trillion healthcare sector, announced today its debut healthcare growth fund has invested $7MM into Independent Living Systems as the fund’s flagship investment. From left...

GE Healthcare to Showcase Innovative Breast Cancer Solutions from Screening through Monitoring at SABCS 2012

December 5, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is working to help physicians potentially improve patient care throughout the breast cancer journey through one of the most comprehensive portfolios of technologies in the...


The FDA's looking for a few good medtech members

December 5, 2012 7:55 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The FDA is seeking written recommendations for candidates to sit on the Center for Devices & Radiological Health's Device Good Manufacturing Practice Advisory Committee, according to a note in the Federal Register. The federal watchdog agency asked for written recommendations of medical device industry representatives who will hold a non-voting seat...

Modernizing Medicine Completes a $12 Million Capital Raise

December 5, 2012 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced today that it completed a $12 million capital raise, with a combination of equity capital and a senior bank debt facility. The equity round...

Consumer Information on: Abbott Laboratories ARCHITECT AFP Assay, ARCHITECT AFP Calibrators and ARCHITECT AFP Controls - P120008

December 5, 2012 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The ARCHITECT AFP Assay is an automated laboratory molecular immunoassay test that measures how much alpha-fetoprotein2 (AFP) is in serum or plasma (blood products) or amniotic fluid.

Prize4Life launches ALS clinical trial database

December 5, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge-based Prize4Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing treatments and a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, constructed and launched a new ALS clinical trials database.

DecisionOne Signs Services Agreement With Vitera Healthcare Solutions

December 4, 2012 5:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DecisionOne Corporation, the largest independent technology support organization in North America, announced an agreement with Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nation's premier provider of best-in-class ambulatory electronic health records and practice management software and services, to...


Vitera Healthcare Solutions Partners with DecisionOne Corporation to Deliver Superior Hardware Services and Support to EHR/PM Customer Base

December 4, 2012 4:12 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nation’s premier provider of best-in-class ambulatory electronic health records and practice management software and services, today announced a partnership with DecisionOne Corporation, the largest independent hardware...

Rumors of Baxter's $4B Gambro buyout prove true

December 4, 2012 4:00 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Baxter confirms rumors by announcing that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Swedish dialysis devices maker Gambro AB for a total of about $4 billion. Rumors circulating late last month proved true with Baxter (NYSE:BAX) this week announced that it had signed a $4 billion (26.5 billion SEK) merger agreement with Swedish dialysis Gambro.

Court rules that convicted salesman's off-label marketing is protected as free speech

December 4, 2012 3:03 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A New York court ruled this week that a formerly convicted salesman's off-label promotion is protected under his right to free speech, potentially tearing down certain of the FDA's abilities to regulate and penalize medical device and drug marketing. A 3-judge panel for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a ruling against Alfred Caronia...

ICSA Labs and IHE USA Team Up to Deliver New Certification That Assures Security, Interoperability of Health Information Technology

December 4, 2012 2:29 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IHE USA, a nonprofit organization that drives adoption of standards-based interoperability to improve patient care, and ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, unveiled on Tuesday (Dec. 4) a new certification program aimed at assuring the security and interoperability of health ...

Compressus Names Joe Lavelle as COO

December 4, 2012 2:25 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /- Compressus, a medical software company offering a proven interoperability and workflow platform to the rapidly growing healthcare IT market, announced that Joe Lavelle is joining the company as Chief Operations Officer.   Lavelle has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 20 years in management consulting and information technology creat...

Mexico Logistics Report Released

December 4, 2012 2:05 pm | by Material Handling Industry of America | News | Comments

Mexico’s $68 billion trucking industry is led by 10 companies with revenues from $90 million to $220 million, according to the recently released Armstrong & Associates report titled "Mexico: Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics

MetaStat Announces Presentations at the 2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 4, 2012 12:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Dec. 4, 2012 /- MetaStat, Inc. ("MetaStat" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MTST), a life science company focused on understanding and treating systemic metastasis, today announced that John S. Condeelis, Ph.D., Chairman of MetaStat's Scientific Advisory Board, and Joan Jones, M.D., a member of MetaStat's Clinical Advisory Board, will be presenting data on the Company's li...


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