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PRA International Experts to Speak at Industry Events

March 23, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C., March 23, 2011 /- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, announces that two of our experts will be speakers at the upcoming Partnerships in Clinical Trials and Late Phase Drug Development conferences. PRA will also be exhibiting at both conferences....

EMDT, MD+DI, and Qmed Announce Virtual Event Dedicated to Developments in Materials for Medical Applications

March 22, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /- UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group today announced its leading brands, EMDT ( European Medical Device Technology ), MD+DI ( Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry ), and Qmed, the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search...

Echo Therapeutics Hires Two Seasoned Medical Device and Diagnostics Executives

March 22, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 22, 2011 /- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE ), a company developing the Symphony™ tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude™ SkinPrep System for transdermal drug...

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Quest Diagnostics Launches National Electronic Health Records Awareness Tour Showcasing Care360 EHR

March 22, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., March 22, 2011 /- Later this month, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX ) will demonstrate how physicians can benefit from $39 billion in federal incentives by utilizing Care360™ EHR . The 12-week, 10-city Care360 EHR Road Test tour was developed to help hospitals and...

Instrumentation Laboratory Achieves Record Sales in 2010

March 22, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., March 22, 2011 /- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced total worldwide sales in 2010 of Euro 474.2 million ($644.9 million US). This represents 11.5% growth v. previous year in current, and 10.3% in local currencies.  In the Company's two major business...

Reportlinker Adds Global Stethoscopes Industry

March 21, 2011 1:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Stethoscopes Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p087353/Global-Stethoscopes-Industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stethoscopes in US$...

Reportlinker Adds Global Imaging Agents Industry

March 21, 2011 1:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Imaging Agents Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0326398/Global-Imaging-Agents-Industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Imaging Agents in...

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering

March 21, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., March 21, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE:  DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it intends to offer $1,250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of four series of senior...

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PositiveID Corporation to Debut Its iglucose Mobile Health Diabetes Management Solution at CTIA Wireless 2011

March 21, 2011 5:31 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation to Debut Its iglucose Mobile Health Diabetes Management Solution at CTIA Wireless 2011

Unilife COO Makes Open Market Purchase of Approximately $250,000 in Company's Publicly Traded Shares

March 21, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

YORK, Pa., March 21, 2011 /- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS ; ASX: UNS) today announced that its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Dr. Ramin Mojdeh, has made an open market purchase of Company shares. Dr. Mojdeh purchased a total of...

New imaging technique provides rapid, high-definition chemistry

March 20, 2011 11:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee) With intensity a million times brighter than sunlight, a new synchrotron-based imaging technique offers high-resolution pictures of the molecular composition of tissues with unprecedented speed and quality. The new technique employs multiple beams of...

Turbulent Times Ahead for Independent Imaging Facilities

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The uncertainty of today's healthcare environment is just another hurdle in the daily operation of an imaging facility. How this and other challenges are handled will certainly determine the viability of your business.

For Radiology Assistants: To Bill or Not to Bill?

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiologist assistants (RAs) and radiology practitioner assistants (RPAs) may be highly educated and experienced, but CMS won't pay for their services in all settings. Reimbursement depends on the setting (office, hospital inpatient or outpatient, and independent diagnostic testing...

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NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins to Present Keynote Address at Partnering for Global Health Forum 2011

March 18, 2011 3:35 am | by Biotechnology Industry Organization | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, March 16, 2011) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) announced today that Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institutes of Health, will provide the keynote address at the Partnering for...

A Look at 115-Year-Old X-Ray Equipment

March 18, 2011 3:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

X-ray equipment has become far more sophisticated in the last 115 years - and uses far lower radiation doses and exposure times, researchers found recently after testing a first-generation system from 1896.

Radiation Safety Q & A: Can Decision Support Systems Help?

March 18, 2011 3:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Stephen Herman, MD, an associate professor of radiology at University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and CEO of MedCurrent, discusses how radiology decision support systems can help reduce radiation exposure, and what it will take for the tools to catch on.

Concord Medical to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results on Monday, March 28, 2011

March 18, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM ), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results...

Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Celera, Strengthening Position as World's Leading Innovator in Molecular Diagnostics and Development

March 18, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J. and ALAMEDA, Calif., March 18, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, and Celera Corporation (Nasdaq: CRA ), one of the world's pioneers in genetic diagnostics discovery and...

Predatory Practices in Teleradiology: Fact or Fiction?

March 16, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

In response to a recent JACR article, the managing partner at one teleradiology company argues that not all teleradiology companies are predatory and competitive. Most in the industry benefit radiologists, he argues, by providing cost-effective technologies, streamlined administrative...

U.S. Breast Imaging Market to Nearly Double by 2017

March 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The U.S. breast imaging and mammography markets are expected to not only recover from the recession, but nearly double in the next several years.

Tests on century-old equipment show how far X-rays have come

March 15, 2011 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers recently tested first-generation x-ray equipment from 1896 and found that it produced radiation doses and exposure times that were vastly higher than those of today's systems, according a new study.

MGMA Survey: Academic Radiology Faculty Docs Compensation Up Slightly

March 15, 2011 11:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Yes, reimbursements are down and costs are up - but for academic faculty specialist physicians, there is some good news: Your income has increased slightly, according to new data from the Medical Group Management Association.

Taking mathematics to heart

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Mathematical Society) Mathematical cardiology has many problems that are ripe for unified attack by mathematicians, clinicians, and biomedical engineers. In an article to appear in the April 2011 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, John W. Cain, a...

IBM Delivers Initial Phase of Canada's First Province-Wide Electronic Health Record System

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced the first stage of a $22.5 million project to create an electronic healthcare records (EHR) system for the province of Manitoba has gone live, providing clinicians with unprecedented access to their patients' lab results, dispensed drug records and immunization...

Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Tied to Reduced Lung Capacity

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

HealthDay News - Study also finds abnormalities on scans tied to lesser amount of emphysema among smokers

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