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Lincare Holdings 2Q net income jumps 39 percent

July 19, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lincare Holdings Inc., which provides home delivery of oxygen and respiratory therapies, said Monday that its second-quarter profit jumped 39 percent on a boost in sales.Lincare said it earned $46.4 million, or 47 cents per share, compared with $33.5 million, or 33 cents per share, a year...

Hudson Valley Physician Testifies Before House Health Subcommittee Tuesday About Incentives for Adoption of Health Information Technology

July 19, 2010 2:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Eugene Heslin , MD of Bridge Street Medical Group will discuss use of health IT in his small practice with House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health July 20 FISHKILL, N.Y. , July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If a small general medical practice in Saugerties, NY can use new health IT...

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Odyssey HealthCare sees net income above forecast

July 19, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospice care provider Odyssey HealthCare Inc. said Monday it expects second-quarter net income per share between 39 cents and 41 cents, or above Wall Street expectations.Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect net income per share of about 38 cents, on average.Gentiva Health Services Inc.,...

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Cytosol Laboratories sells to Indiana's Biomet

July 19, 2010 12:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cytosol Laboratories Inc., a Braintree maker of small volume anticoagulants, has been acquired by Biomet Inc., a manufacturer of musculoskeletal medical products, for an undisclosed amount.

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Sector Snap: Home health providers continue slide

July 19, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of home health providers continued to slide Monday in the wake of investigations by regulators.Four publicly traded home health companies are being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is looking into reports that they made unnecessary visits to some patients. By...

Cardiac Science takes charge to replace devices

July 19, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cardiac diagnostics company Cardiac Science Corp. said Monday it will replace about 24,0000 automatic external defibrillators used by emergency first responders like police and firefighters.The Bothell, Wash., company said that will add $10 million to $15 million to an $18.5 million expense the...

BIO Calls on Congress to Maintain Support for Biofuels in Tax and Energy Legislation

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Biotechnology Industry Organization | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Monday, July 19, 2010) - If the advanced biofuel industry is to grow to meet national goals for reducing reliance on imported oil, then enduring federal commitment is vital to maintaining progress in research, development and investment in building infrastructure. The...

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OCD doesn't have to result in life filled with anxiety

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Most people consider practices like hand washing and checking that the lights are turned off good habits. But for others these are compulsive behaviors that disrupt everyday life, said a Baylor College of Medicine clinical psychologist. When behavior gets to that point, it could be...

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DEKA Medical Announces Immediate Availability of High Power SmartXide DOT Fractional CO2 Laser

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO , July 19 /- DEKA Medical announced today the immediate availability of the High-Powered SmartXide DOT. The new SmartXide DOT HP Fractional CO2 laser, with average power of 50W, can attain irradiance of up to 250W of power with each pulse. This makes the new SmartXide DOT HP...

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MedWest Health System Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record and Practice Management for Employed Physicians

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO and SYLVA, N.C. , July 19 /- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ) announced today that MedWest Health System , a three-hospital system in western North Carolina , has selected Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solution for its 60 employed physicians....

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- IBA Dosimetry/

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

In the news release, "IBA Dosimetry Showcases Blue Phantom[2] Radiation Therapy Commissioning Innovation at AAPM" issued on 19 Jul 2010 12:00 GMT , by IBA Dosimetry over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the first paragraph, the third web link in...

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Reportlinker Adds Western European Disinfectant Gels and Scrubs Market

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 19 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Western European Disinfectant Gels and Scrubs Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0239932/Western-European-Disinfectant-Gels-and-Scrubs-Market.html This re...

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New Study Shows Meganuclease-Driven Targeted Integration Using Cellectis bioresearch's cGPS® CHO-K1 Kit to be Highly Efficient for Drug Discovery

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS , July 19 /- Cellectis bioresearch, a specialist in genome customization and a subsidiary of Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), today announced the publication of a scientific study describing a novel method, based on meganuclease-driven targeted integration, for the generation of stable...

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Mindray Medical Provides Mid-Year Update on Product Development

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China , July 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced updates on new product launches for the first half of 2010. In the first half of the...

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Reportlinker Adds European Market for Ventilation and Airway Management Devices

July 19, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 19 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: European Market for Ventilation and Airway Management Devices http://www.reportlinker.com/p0239929/European-Market-for-Ventilation-and-Airway-Management-Devices.html...

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