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Radiologist Testifies on Meaningful Use Criteria

May 26, 2011 2:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Radiology was one of five specialties which spoke before the Meaningful Use Workgroup of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), in mid-May. It's the first time the ONC invited a radiologist to formally participate in this advisory committee hearing.

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Advice For Staying Focused on Care

May 26, 2011 2:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

As imagers, our patients are not present in front of us, and that sometimes challenges us to remain care focused. Especially when it is busy.

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Tigris Pharmaceuticals Initiates Randomized Phase 2 Study of AFP-464 in ER-Positive Breast Cancer Patients

May 26, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., May 26, 2011 /- Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced enrollment of its first patient in a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial of AFP-464 (aminoflavone prodrug) with or without Faslodex® (fulvestrant) in estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer...

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Hope Paige Designs' Medical ID Bracelets Now Available in 1,100 Additional Locations

May 26, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 26, 2011 /- Hope Paige Designs, a company specializing in fashionable medical ID bracelets and medical ID jewelry , will now be available in an additional 1,100 pharmacies by the end of May, bringing the total amount of pharmacies that carries its products to more...

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IBM Expands Health Analytics Solution Center to Address Explosive Growth of Medical Information

May 26, 2011 12:32 pm | by IBM | Comments

IBM today announced the expansion of its Health Analytics Solution Center. Located in Dallas, the center is adding new technology and has doubled the number of healthcare solution architects and technology specialists working at the center. Teams there are working to help physicians...

Emergent expects large anthrax vaccine order

May 26, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. government has informed Emergent BioSolutions Inc. said that it plans to order 44.8 million doses of its BioThrax anthrax vaccine, the company said Thursday.Emergent said it expected to finalize the contract during the third quarter, and deliver the doses of BioThrax to the Strategic...

Robotic Prostatectomy Expert Dr. David Samadi on a High Impact Study Advocating Aggressive Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 26, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /- A new prostate cancer study published in the New England Journal of Medicine comparing surgical treatment to "watchful waiting" revealed important findings for patients newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and currently debating their treatment options. (Photo:...

Kensey Nash Announces New Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

May 26, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EXTON, Pa., May 26, 2011 /- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) announced today that it has entered into a new $35 million unsecured revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association. The new credit facility has a term of three years, maturing on May 25, 2014, with...

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Savient Pharmaceuticals Marketing Authorization Application for KRYSTEXXA® Accepted for Review by European Medicines Agency

May 26, 2011 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) today announced that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA), filed by its wholly owned subsidiary, Savient Pharma Ireland Limited, seeking approval of KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) for the treatment...

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Kensey Nash to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference

May 26, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EXTON, Pa., May 26, 2011 /- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference at The Grand Hyatt in New York, on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Joseph W. Kaufmann, Kensey Nash's President and CEO, will deliver the Company's...

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Tragara Pharmaceuticals' Apricoxib Reverses EMT, a Key Process for Cancer Progression and Metastasis

May 26, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2011 /- Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that apricoxib (Capoxigem®, TG01), its novel COX-2 inhibitor in development for select cancer types, demonstrated reversal of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in xenograft models of several types of...

Parexel to provide clinical services to Pfizer

May 26, 2011 9:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Parexel International Corp., the Waltham-based contract research organization, said it was selected as one of two strategic partners by Pfizer Inc. to provide clinical development services.

Signal Genetics Announces Commercialization Partnership with NeoGenomics Laboratories for Multiple Myeloma Gene Expression Test

May 26, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /- Signal Genetics, the parent company of Myeloma Health LLC and Respira Health LLC, a privately held predictive genetic testing company focused on oncology, announced today a new agreement under which NeoGenomics Laboratories will offer Signal Genetics' new gene...

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ViroPharma Launches 'Swell,' an Original Documentary Chronicling the Lives of People Living with Hereditary Angioedema

May 26, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EXTON, Pa., May 26, 2011 /- ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM ) today announced the launch of the documentary Swell , a twenty-five minute film that allows families dealing with the rare genetic swelling disease, hereditary angioedema (HAE), to share the challenges and triumphs of...

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LABSCO Strengthens Executive Leadership Team

May 26, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 26, 2011 /- Laboratory Supply Company (LABSCO), the largest privately held supplier of diagnostic instrumentation and clinical laboratory products to hospitals, physician office laboratories, reference labs and other non-acute care settings in the United States, has...

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