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IBM Expands the Power of Social Business with New Cloud, Mobile Advances

December 5, 2012 9:01 pm | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced new social business software to help enterprise clients collaborate easily and securely in the cloud using the broadest range of mobile devices. The new IBM SmartCloud services include new social networking features and the release of IBM SmartCloud Docs, a cloud-based office productivity suite, which allows users to simultaneously collaborate on word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents to improve productivity. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

Arno Therapeutics Reports Findings of New Diagnostic Technique the Potential to Identify Patients with Cancer Who May Respond to Treatment with Onapristone

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

FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ARNI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of oncology therapeutics, today announced that researchers have identified a new immunohistochemistry technique for identifying activated...

Greatbatch, Inc. Elects Rudy A. Mazzocchi to its Board of Directors

December 5, 2012 4:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--Greatbatch, Inc. (the “Greatbatch”) (NYSE: GB) announced that Rudy A. Mazzocchi has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Mazzocchi also will serve on the Board’s Technology Development & Innovation and Corporate Governance & Nominating...

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Funding: SurgiQuest locks up $18.5 million

December 5, 2012 4:13 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Milford, Conn.-based medical device maker SurgiQuest secures $7.5 million in a Series D round as well as an $11 million credit facility. SurgiQuest closed an $18.5 million Series D financing round, raising funds through a mix of equity and debt financing.

Medical Device Tax: IRS makes levy a reality with final guidance documents

December 5, 2012 2:15 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released proposed regulations on who and what will and won't be subject to the 2.3% medical device tax, pushing off some key provisions but mostly rejecting industry attempts to narrow the scope of the tax, which will go into effect in less than 1 month.

Global Market for Laboratory Glassware and Plasticware to Reach $6.16 Billion by 2018, Pipettes and Pipettors Market $1.1 Billion

December 5, 2012 2:07 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

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Tattoo-removal: Cynosure wins FDA nod for PicoSure laser workstation

December 5, 2012 1:47 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

FDA clears Cynosure's tattoo-removal device, the 1st medical device to remove tattoos and benign pigmented lesions Aesthetics devices maker Cynosure (NSDQ:CYNO) received FDA clearance for its PicoSure laser workstation, a device designed for the removal of tattoos­ and benign pigmented lesions.

AdvaMed: Regardless of IRS regs, medical device tax needs to go

December 5, 2012 1:10 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The medical device industry council renews calls to repeal the medical device tax, warning of a coming "innovation cliff" if the levy is allowed to go into effect next month. The medical device industry is warning Washington, D.C., lawmakers that the medical device tax will push companies off of an "innovation cliff" if it is allowed to go into effect on January 1st.

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Michael J. Dormer, Former Head of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Named Chairman of the Board of Directors of EOS imaging

December 5, 2012 12:52 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--EOS imaging (NYSE Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, announced that it has appointed prominent orthopedic and medical device industry leader Michael J. Dormer as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Dormer, who...

CIVCO Medical Solutions Appoints Senior Vice President and General Managers to Business Units

December 5, 2012 11:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CIVCO Medical Solutions is pleased to announce two key management appointments for its Multi-Modality Imaging and Radiation Oncology business units, designed to strengthen the company and position each division for long-term success. (Logo: ...

PHT Corporation to Present at DIA Webinar, “Adult Oncology: Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs) & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs)”

December 5, 2012 11:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--PHT Corporation will moderate and present a new DIA Webinar, “Adult Oncology: Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs) & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs)” to educate clinical research professionals on how to incorporate Clinical Outcome Assessments...

Midwest Technology Companies to Unveil Latest Innovations at the 2013 International CES

December 5, 2012 11:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--More than 150 technology companies based in the Midwest region of the United States (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin) will debut their latest innovations at the...

Timothy E. Guertin Selected to Join Board of Directors

December 5, 2012 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--The Board of Directors of the parent company of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. and LifeCell Corporation is pleased to announce that Timothy E. Guertin has agreed with the parent company’s financial sponsors to join the Board of Directors. Mr. Guertin has been...

NCCN Biomarkers Compendium Now Available

December 5, 2012 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2012--The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ® ) today announces the availability of the NCCN Biomarkers Compendium™, a tool developed to identify how biomarkers are appropriately used to screen, diagnose, monitor, and provide predictive or...

High-Speed Precision Rotation Stage for High Torque Applications

December 5, 2012 9:32 am | Newport Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces the compact and high torque RGV100HL high-speed precision rotation stage.

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