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Octopus unleashed at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust by Ascribe Consulting

July 12, 2011 3:32 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

12th July 2011 - Ascribe is pleased to announce the 'Go Live' of an enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) solution launched under the banner of Octopus at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). The Octopus system is a full range of management information...

Metamark Genetics Announces Cancer Cell Study Highlighting Discovery of Key Molecules that Drive Progression of Malignant Melanoma in Humans

July 11, 2011 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2011 /- Metamark Genetics, Inc., a privately-held oncology-focused molecular diagnostics company, today announced results from a melanoma study published in Cancer Cell .  The study describes the identification and functional characterization of proteins...

GenturaDx Appoints Senior Vice President of Research & Development

July 11, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAYWARD, Calif., July 11, 2011 /- Molecular diagnostics company GenturaDx announced today that Geoffrey A. McKinley, Ph.D., has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Research & Development.  McKinley joins as GenturaDx accelerates research to bring its IDbox™...

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CardioGenics Holdings Inc. to Present Live, Online at RetailInvestorConferences.com on July 12th

July 11, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 11, 2011 /- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (CGNH.OB) announced today that Dr. Yahia Gawad, MB, Ch.B., MD, MSc., Director and CEO of CardioGenics, will be presenting at RetailInvestorConferences.com.DATE: July 12, 2011TIME: 2:00 PM EDTLINK:...

Patient Advocate Foundation Announces Significant Operational, Technology Enhancements to Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Program

July 11, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAMPTON, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability...

Sequenom Announces Multi-Year Supply Agreement With Illumina

July 11, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2011 /- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced it has signed a three-year supply agreement with Illumina, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of life sciences tools for the...

PositiveID Corporation Submits FDA 510(k) Application for Its iglucose(TM) Mobile Health System for Diabetes Management

July 11, 2011 5:31 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Submits FDA 510(k) Application for Its iglucose(TM) Mobile Health System for Diabetes Management

Medicare Will Pay For MRIs When Patient Has Pacemaker

July 11, 2011 2:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiologists can now charge Medicare for MRIs when the patient has a pacemarker approved for MRI exams.

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FDA to Give Certain Radiological Devices a Pass

July 11, 2011 2:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The FDA issued draft guidance July 7 to exempt 19 types of radiology device accessories from premarket notification requirements. Among the devices include film cassettes, film processors and digitizers.

TPI Schedules Test Runs at Jiangchuan Macrolide Facility by End of July

July 8, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHENGDU, China, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI ), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients...

Cardiac Science Gains Japanese Regulatory Approval for Powerheart AED

July 8, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., July 8, 2011 /- Cardiac Science Corporation , a global leader in automated external defibrillators ( AED s) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, announced today that the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare approved a new model of its Powerheart® G3 AED....

Johnson & Johnson Announces Global Sponsorship of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazilâ„¢

July 7, 2011 9:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAO PAULO and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 7, 2011 /- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement to become a global sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, becoming the eighth and final FIFA World Cup™ Sponsor. With this...

Southern U.S. States Lag in Reducing Death Rates from Colorectal Cancer

July 6, 2011 9:31 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   • Some southern states show almost no improvement. • Study points to increased need for screening. • Poverty and uninsured rates are higher in southern states. PHILADELPHIA - Improvements in colorectal cancer mortality rates are concentrated in the northern part of the United...

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Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka's Changemakers Launch "Making More Health" Competition

July 6, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON and INGELHEIM, Germany, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a three-year global initiative to identify and support the most promising solutions to challenging health problems around the world, Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka's Changemakers® today announced...

BD Diagnostics Hires Leading Infectious Disease Diagnostics Expert to Strengthen New Product Pipeline

July 6, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SPARKS, Md., July 6, 2011 /- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today that Patrick R. Murray, Ph.D. joined the Company as Worldwide Director, Scientific Affairs, Diagnostic Systems. Dr. Murray brings experience from an esteemed career in academics...

University Hospitals Birmingham Slashes Decision Making Times with Tibco Spotfire

July 6, 2011 2:32 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

UK Foundation NHS Trust improves on-ward visibility of data, realises commercialization of data, and improves decision making through collaborative data-led meetingsLondon, UK, July 6th, 2011 - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that leading UK NHS Foundation Trust,...

Celecoxib May Prevent Lung Cancer in Former Smokers

July 5, 2011 9:33 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   • Agent lowered key biomarkers in lung cancer development. • Study confirms earlier research in Cancer Prevention Research. • Experts estimate former U.S. smoker population at 45 million. PHILADELPHIA - Celecoxib may emerge as a potent chemopreventive agent for lung cancer,...

Mindray Medical to Acquire a Controlling Stake in Suzhou Hyssen Electronics

July 5, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced today an agreement to acquire a controlling stake of Suzhou Hyssen Electronics Co. Ltd...

Embedded Decision Support Key to PACS Success

July 4, 2011 8:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiology decision support tools are a bit like sunscreen – they can keep you from getting burned, but only if you bother to use them. That's the conclusion of a new study in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Nonradiologists with Financial Stake Order 248 Percent More Scans(2)

July 4, 2011 8:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Non-radiologists – physicians or otherwise – with on-site imaging services are two-and-half times more likely to order imaging than clinicians with no financial interest in imaging.

29-year Study shows Long-Term Benefits to Mammography

July 4, 2011 2:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Mammographic screening sharply lowers the risk of breast cancer death over the long-term, according to a study published online June 28 in the journal Radiology.

Philips Revamps Customer Service with RightFit

July 4, 2011 2:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Royal Philips Electronics will start rolling out simplified medical imaging support and service agreements in North America on Tuesday, July 5 ,the company has announced.

Qmed Profiles Searchable Across All Medical Device Websites

July 1, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2011 /- Qmed.com , a UBM Canon publishing group brand and the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search engine, announced its supplier profiles are now included in search functionality across all medical device websites. This new search...

Metamark Genetics Partners with Definiens on Tissue-Based Cancer Diagnostics(2)

June 30, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and MUNICH, June 30, 2011 /- Metamark Genetics, a privately-held oncology molecular diagnostic company, and Definiens, the leading Health Image Intelligence™ company, today announced a development and commercialization partnership in which Metamark will combine its...

MarketsandMarkets: Global Top 10 Medical Devices Market (2010 - 2015)

June 30, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, June 30, 2011 /-   The " Global Top 10 Medical Devices Market (2010 - 2015) " analyzes medical devices market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographical regions including North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW. Browse market data...

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