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Universal Health reaches agreement with CMS

May 17, 2010 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc. said Monday it has reached an agreement with federal regulators to abate a termination of the Medicare provider agreement for its Southwest Healthcare System subsidiary that was scheduled for June 1.Universal Health, which is based in King of...

Industrial Manufacturers Show Confidence in a Sustained Recovery in 2010

May 17, 2010 8:36 am | by Material Handling Industry of America | News | Comments

A leading buying consortium for mid-sized industrial manufacturers, announced the findings of its fifth Prime Advantage Group Outlook (GO) Survey, revealing the top economic concerns of mid-sized industrial manufacturers for 2010. The study results are

JCR and Hill-Rom Name Nurse Safety Scholar-in-Residence

May 17, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAK BROOK, Ill. and BATESVILLE, Ind. , May 17 /- Diane Whitworth has been named the Nurse Safety Scholar-in-Residence by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Hill-Rom ( HRC).  JCR is a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission. Hill-Rom is a global medical technology company....


PLL With Synthesizer Saves Board Space

May 17, 2010 7:50 am | Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CPLL66-1600-2200 PLL/Synthesizer operates from 1600 to 2200 MHz with a typical Step Size of 1000 KHz. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, the model CPLL66-1600-2200 is housed in a compact 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.15-in. SMD package, which saves board space.

Force Sensor Helps Reduce Assembly Costs

May 17, 2010 7:46 am | Honeywell Sensing And Control | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell’s smallest force sensor, the FSS-SMT Series, is a low profile surface mount device that allows for automated assembly on a printed circuit board (PCB), often eliminating hand soldering and helping to reduce assembly costs.

Processor Board for High Storage Demands

May 17, 2010 7:44 am | Kontron America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new CompactPCI processor board Kontron CP307-RS features enhanced Serial ATA capabilities on the Rear IO for larger storage capacity, faster transmission rates, and high data safety.

Pump Combines Long Life With High Efficiency

May 17, 2010 7:16 am | Thomas Division | Product Releases | Comments

The Thomas Model 2250 pressure/vacuum pump provides unprecedented levels of mobility and efficiency, combined with long life, in applications such as medical, analytical, and air sampling equipment and office machines.

Equity firm offers $294M for Virtual Radiologic

May 17, 2010 7:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Private equity firm Providence Equity Partners plans to buy Virtual Radiologic Corp. in a $294 million deal, the companies announced Monday.Providence will acquire outstanding common shares of Virtual Radiologic, which is based in Eden Prairie, Minn., for $17.25 each in cash. That represents a...


Varicose vein study shows radiofrequency ablation causes less post-operative pain

May 17, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Patients who received radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins reported less post-procedural pain than those treated with endovenous laser ablation. Vascular surgery experts from Imperial College, London, randomized 131 patients into two groups, with 64...


Mpex Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results of Aeroquin(TM) (MP-376) Treatment in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

May 17, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , May 17 /- Mpex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the presentation of data from its Phase 2b clinical trial with Aeroquin™ (a proprietary aerosol formulation of levofloxacin, MP-376) in cystic fibrosis (CF) at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Annual Meeting in New...


Dehaier Medical Systems Announces New Exclusive China Distribution Agreement with Welch Allyn, Further Broadening Company's Product Lines

May 17, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical products in China , said today that it has become the exclusive China distributor of Welch Allyn's patient monitors....


Press briefings at International Microbicides Conference May 22-25

May 17, 2010 5:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Microbicides 2010 (International Conference on Microbicides)) Issues on the forefront of HIV prevention research will be taking center stage at the International Microbicides Conference (M2010) at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh May 22-25. M2010 will be a...


Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Stands Ready to Support Dental, Medical and Animal Health Customers

May 17, 2010 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y. , May 17 /- In light of recent tornados, thunderstorms and flooding in Tennessee , Mississippi and other states, Henry Schein , Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, reminds customers that its...


Xenon Announces Appointment of EVP, Research & Development

May 17, 2010 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VANCOUVER , May 17 /- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Tarek S. Mansour as Executive Vice President, Research and Development. "We are delighted to welcome Tarek to the Xenon team," commented Simon Pimstone , Xenon's President and CEO. "Tarek...


Vitamin Research Products puts hybris and Portaltech at the heart of its global e-commerce strategy

May 17, 2010 5:37 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

New York - May 17, 2010. Vitamin Research Products (VRP), a leading U.S.-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical-quality nutritional supplements, has selected a best-of-breed commerce solution from hybris, a leading multichannel commerce and communication software vendor, and...



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