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Utilizing ERP and PLM Technologies

August 11, 2010 10:23 am | by Omnify | Articles | Comments

Medical Device Manufacturers’ business needs have changed significantly over the past several years, evolving the roles that technology plays within their manufacturing process. Two key technologies, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), have developed into critical success factors for these manufacturers.

Luna Innovations begins search for new CEO

August 11, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Molecular and sensing technologies maker Luna Innovations Inc. says a search is under way for new CEO to succeed founder Kent Murphy.Roanoke-based Luna had previously announced Murphy's resignation as part of a leadership transition plan.The company said Tuesday that Murphy will remain on its...

Positive Displacement Needleless Connectors and Bloodstream Infections: Initial Communication

August 11, 2010 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Several peer-reviewed clinical studies report an increase in bloodstream infections following the introduction and use of positive displacement needleless connectors in healthcare facilities, as well as a reduction in infections after changing to another

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Century Old Company Stays Competitive by Designing for Manufacturability

August 11, 2010 8:19 am | by A. T. W. Companies | Articles | Comments

The ATW Companies (A. T. Wall Company, located in Warwick, RI, Judson A. Smith Company, located in Boyertown, PA, and Parmatech Corporation, based in Petaluma, CA.) have found a niche as a valuable resource and strategic partner with its customers, rather than simply a supplier. By focusing on the factors driving its customers’ business and communicating with them to solve their problems, the firm has earned a reputation for making its customers successful.

Elsevier launches Malaria Nexus, global malaria resource

August 11, 2010 7:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Malaria Nexus, Elsevier's Global Malaria Resource.

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CNC Plasma Cutter Offers Ease of Operation

August 11, 2010 6:56 am | Techno, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Techno Inc. offers the HPLC CNC Plasma Cutter Series, a low cost, operator-friendly machine, designed for small to mid-sized shops that wish to bring their manual plasma process to a whole new level.

Corrosion-Resistant Plating Provided on Valves

August 11, 2010 6:51 am | Noshok Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Noshok has recently experienced excellent results with salt spray (fog) corrosion testing on samples of its valve products using Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) plating.

Kairos Partners III Announces Its Support for the Concerned Osteotech Stockholders

August 11, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kairos Partners III, LP ("Kairos"), today announced its intention to vote for the dissident slate of directors for the board of Osteotech, Inc. proposed by the Spencer Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., Boston Avenue Capital LLC and Heartland Advisors, Inc. (the "Concerned Osteotech...

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Stainless Steel Filter Screens Provided With Finer Features

August 11, 2010 6:44 am | Hutchinson Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hutchinson Technology Inc (HTI), an industry leader in manufacturing precision components, offers thinner stainless steel filter screens with smaller features.

Dicerna rounds out $25M Series B financing

August 11, 2010 6:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. a Watertown-based RNA interference platform development company, has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new backer Domain Associates, based in New Jersey and California.

Small Line Process Flow Meter Delivers Superior Accuracy

August 11, 2010 6:29 am | Fluid Components Int'L. | Product Releases | Comments

Process and plant engineers will find the ST98L In-Line Mass Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) is the reliable flow measurement solution for virtually any air or gas mixture in small process line sizes...

IPC The Hospitalist says it bought Conn. practice

August 11, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IPC The Hospitalist Co., which provides in-hospital medical services, said Wednesday it acquired a practice based in Bristol, Conn., to boost its presence in the New England market.Financial terms weren't disclosed.Hospital Internists of Bristol LLC sees around 18,000 patients per year, the...

Genzyme in the red amid more discarded drugs

August 11, 2010 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. has discarded some batches of four of its drugs, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, bringing the company to a $3.8 million net loss for the second quarter.

Initial Trials on New Ovarian Cancer Tests Exhibit Extremely High Accuracy

August 11, 2010 5:34 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have attained very promising results on their initial investigations of a new test for ovarian cancer. Using a new technique involving mass spectrometry of a single drop of blood serum, the test correctly identified women with ovarian...

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Will Federal Grant Give New Life to Data Exchange?

August 11, 2010 4:55 am | by Lorraine Fernandes | Articles | Comments

The recent federal announcement of its $547 million grant release to facilitate Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) at the state level seems like new life is being given to the data exchange landscape.

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