Navigation Links
The MedZilla Report: March 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
Date:4/23/2009

Companies fighting to stay on budget as the first quarter of 2009 came to a close were forced to announce layoffs, and the U.S. economic crisis impacted a field once thought immune to the troubles of the rest of the country as job creation for March contracted by 50 percent.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 23, 2009 -- As the first quarter of 2009 came to a close in March, several companies announced layoffs, and while many were small, companies serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and health care industries all were affected. Even as 14,000 new health care jobs were created, the average job creation in the first quarter was only 17,000 per month, as opposed to 30,000 per month in 2008.

Generally, cuts in health care are being increased because more and more facilities are losing money. It is the smaller, specialty programs that are cut first -- such as youth residential centers -- but some companies, like Kaiser, have announced sweeping cuts of more than 800 jobs. Kaiser's situation is different in that they are eliminating their in-house information technology departments in favor of a new deal with IBM (Sacramento Business Journal, March 16, 2009). Other health systems, such as New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, were forced to lay off workers as Medicaid payouts decreased. The month's largest job cuts by far, however, came from biotechnology as Hospira announced a plan to eliminate almost 1,500 jobs over the next two years. Roche is also expected to lose 500 employees as they close their Palo Alto, Calif., research facility, and will likely see more decline the offer to move to other facilities in San Francisco and New Jersey.
   
Now that more companies are announcing layoffs as they see how far short they have fallen compared to their budgets, employees in danger of being laid off -- either real or perceived -- have increased their job searc
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. The MedZilla Report: September 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
2. The MedZilla Report: October 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
3. The MedZilla Report: Febraury 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
4. PharmSource and BioProcess Technology Consultants Announce Publication of New Market Report: Cell Culture Manufacturing Capacity: Trends and Outlook through 2013
5. Special Stockholders Meeting to Elect Directors Set for March 4, 2008
6. Harland Medical Systems to Offer March Plasma Systems Surface Materials
7. World Glaucoma Day Set for March 6th
8. Martek to Announce First Quarter 2008 Results on March 5, 2008
9. Insulet Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results on Monday, March 17
10. Lexicon to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results on March 6, 2008
11. WuXi PharmaTech Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings Release on Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
The MedZilla Report: March 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
(Date:12/24/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 24, 2014 ... biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced ... shares of common stock, and warrants to purchase up ... an offering price of $4.00 per share and $.01 ... price of $5.00, are exercisable immediately, and expire 5 ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... “Preparative & Process Chromatography Market by Instrument (Liquid ... Valves, Guages, Seals), Accessories, Services, End User (Biotechnology, ... provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, ... impacting the preparative and process chromatography market along ... and share analysis. , Full Copy of ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... SoundConnect’s 2015 ... introduce cutting edge communication technology, provide continued ... platform upgrades. This webinar series demonstrates online ... their quest to leverage web conferencing’s most ... SoundConnect’s Marketing Manager, Seanna Baumgartner, “Our webinars ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... mercaptan such as its definition, classification, application ... product specification, manufacturing process, and product cost ... and applications. The analysis also covers upstream ... channels, industry development trend and proposals. In ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 2Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 4SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3Worldwide Methyl Mercaptan Market 2015-2020 Forecasts on Development & Trends Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2
... ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 26 Human Genome,Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the,Piper Jaffray 19th Annual Health Care Conference will be ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010612/HGSLOGO ), A member of ... of the company on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at ...
... Genta,Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA ) announced today ... Raymond P. Warrell, Jr., will provide a,company overview ... Capital,Markets 4th Annual Healthcare Conference. Genta,s presentation is ... at the New York Palace Hotel,New York, NY., ...
... Orthopedic Surgeons and Rheumatologists Performing More Procedures, ... US,Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Viscosupplementation Marketrack(TM) service, which,captures data ... groups provided more HA knee injections in Q3 ... in both groups, there are substantial,differences in the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Genta Incorporated to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 4th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Genta Incorporated to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 4th Annual Healthcare Conference 3Hyaluronic Acid Knee Procedures Grow 38% from Q3 2006 to Q3 2007 2
(Date:12/5/2014)... -- Tute Genomics, a leader in cloud-based solutions for genome ... led by UK-based Eurovestech. Peak Ventures and a number ... "We are at a pivotal time in ... seeks new approaches for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention ... and CEO of Tute Genomics. "One of the main ...
(Date:12/3/2014)... Calif. , Dec. 2, 2014   ... globally deployed, innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, ... newest version of its successful TS-900 PXI ... performance and features of high-end systems to customers ... outstanding value compared to traditional ATE. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... According to a new market ... RFID, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Parking Management, Under Vehicle ... Service Geography - Global Forecasts to 2020", published by ... be around $25 Billion in 2014 and is expected ... CAGR of 8.69%. Browse 116 market data ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 2Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 3Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 2Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 3
... Lithosphere is now online. Locations studied include the ... Wet Mountains of Central Colorado, USA; the Basgo ... Utah, USA; Knight Inlet in the southwestern Coast ... shear zones in the western Canadian Shield of ...
... Genetic tests can now tell us whether we are ... asthma and a number of other conditions., Other genetic tests ... be harmed by side effects linked to your genetic code. ... illnesses in others will require that doctors have access to ...
... The forage grasses and other plants beef cattle ... University animal science researchers report that steers grazing on one ... growth, carcass and meat quality. The research can help ... are looking to add weight and value to their animals ...
Cached Biology News:Lithosphere interprets earth 2Lithosphere interprets earth 3Lithosphere interprets earth 4Lithosphere interprets earth 5Lithosphere interprets earth 6Lithosphere interprets earth 7Genetics in Medicine publishes special issue dedicated to genomics in electronic health records 2Genetics in Medicine publishes special issue dedicated to genomics in electronic health records 3Genetics in Medicine publishes special issue dedicated to genomics in electronic health records 4
Plasmid expressing the LacZ reporter gene....
Human SEAP ORF, provided in a pORF plasmid. pORF is an expression plasmid selectable with Ampicillin....
... These 2800mL PYREX Fernbach-style culture flasks ... of the flask bottom to achieve maximal ... have a large marking spot., A wide ... these bottles including:, Polypropylene colored caps ...
... of purified RNA samples., , This product ... aqueous RNA samples that have been pre-purified ... silica, oligo dT etc or other kits. ... necessary components for the stabilization of nanogram ...
Biology Products: