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Cardinal Health closes Healthcare Solutions buyout

July 15, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health care products distributor Cardinal Health Inc. said Thursday it completed its $517 million acquisition of Healthcare Solutions Holding LLC.Healthcare Solutions is the parent company of P4 Pathways and P4 Healthcare, which provide tools and services to specialty care doctors, drug...

Bell Medical and ITelagen Welcome Final Rule for 'Meaningful Use' of Electronic Health Records

July 15, 2010 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

JERSEY CITY, N.J. , July 15 /- ITelagen, Inc., innovative provider of healthcare information technology, medical billing and electronic health records (EHR), and Bell Medical Services, Inc., a leading regional distributor of medical supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals welcome the US...

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Caliper Life Sciences hit with IP lawsuit

July 15, 2010 10:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Caliper Life Sciences has been sued for patent infringement by Carestream Health Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin Madison Division.

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Merz Aestheticsâ„¢ Ascleraâ„¢ (polidocanol) Injection Now Available in Doctors' Offices Nationwide

July 15, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN MATEO, Calif. , July 15 /- Merz Aesthetics today announced it is now shipping Asclera™ (polidocanol) Injection sclerotherapy treatment to doctors' offices throughout the U.S.  Previously only available in Europe , Asclera™ was recently approved by the U.S. Food and...

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MGH, Harvard researchers develop 'artificial lung'

July 15, 2010 10:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School developed an artificial lung that helped rats breathe for about six hours.

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The probability of surviving nine types of cancer is analyzed

July 15, 2010 10:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Spanish epidemiologists have presented information on survival of nine types of cancer in Spain and have compared it with other European countries. At five years from diagnosis, the lowest survival rate is observed in lung...

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Agendia to Provide Testimony at Public Meeting on FDA Oversight of Laboratory-Developed Tests

July 15, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, California , and AMSTERDAM , July 15, 2010 /- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that company CEO Dr. Bernhard Sixt will provide testimony at a public meeting on July 20 in Washington D.C. on the federal regulation of laboratory developed...

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Hill-Rom Holdings names 2 senior executives

July 15, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., which makes hospital equipment, said Thursday it named Martha Goldberg Aronson a senior vice president and president of North America and Perry Stuckey a senior vice president and chief human resources officer.Both appointments are effective Aug. 2.Aronson most recently...

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Standard & Poor's makes changes to indexes

July 15, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Thursday that Interactive Brokers Group Inc. will replace CyberSource Corp. in the S&P SmallCap 600 after trading closes on July 20.CyberSource is being bought by Visa Inc. in a deal expected to close on or about that date.Additionally, Skyworks Solutions Inc. will...

Peking University People's Hospital Partners with IBM to Build China's First Evidence-Based Patient Centric Care System

July 15, 2010 6:35 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM and Peking University People's Hospital (People's Hospital) have built an evidence-based patient centric care (ePC3) system to enable cooperation and resource sharing among medical services providers for improved patient care.

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IBM Bolsters Scientific Research to Improve Healthcare Quality and Costs

July 15, 2010 6:34 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM today announced plans to enlist some of the company's leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and insurance companies provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients. As part of this initiative, IBM is collaborating with clinicians in numerous medical...

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BioMimetic publicly offers $42.5 million in stock

July 15, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

BioMimetic Therapeutics will offer $42.5 million in common stock to the public, the biotechnology company said Thursday.The 5 million shares are being sold for $8.50 apiece, marking a 7 percent discount from Wednesday's closing price of $9.16.Shares in BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. slipped 17...

Leisureworld Announces July Dividend

July 15, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) today announced that the Company's dividend for July, 2010 will be $0.0708 per share, representing $0.85 per share on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record July 30, 2010.About LeisureworldLeisureworld is...

Young Innovations, Inc. Provides 2nd Quarter Conference Call Details

July 14, 2010 10:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ST. LOUIS , July 14 /- Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced that it will broadcast its second quarter earnings results with a live and on-demand web cast conference call on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time . A live audio broadcast of the call will be...

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MD Anderson keeps No. 1 cancer ranking in US News & World Report annual survey

July 14, 2010 10:35 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center remains the leading hospital in the nation for cancer care for the fourth year straight, according to the annual "Best Hospitals" survey published by US News & World Report.

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