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Growth in Personalized Medicine to Drive Alliances Between Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Industries, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ --The growth of personalized medicine , which aims to better target treatments to patients through the use of information about an individual's genes, proteins and environment to prevent, diagnose and treat disease, is expected to increase the number of ...

Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every four American women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point during her life. Through its exclusive HopeLine(R) program, Verizon Wireless will demonstrate its commitment to ending the epidemic of domestic viole...

EDI Health Group Continues to Drive Growth of EDI Processing Services in the Dental Healthcare Industry Through Addition of 25 New Connections in the First Half of 2009

IRVINE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- EDI Health Group, Inc., (EHG), a provider of enhanced connectivity, streamlined technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers in the dental industry, today announced significant additions to its base of payer par...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $3.8 Million To Drive Nine Industry Partnerships For Pre-Clinical Parkinson's Drug Development

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has awarded research teams at nine biotech and pharmaceutical companies a total of $3.8 million for pre-clinical Parkinson's drug development projects. Funded investigations aim to push fo...

Medica Uses Hallmark Insights to Drive Participation in My Health Manager From Medica(Sm)

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping members improve health and wellness defines the mission of Medica, a non-profit provider of popular health plans to business and government employers, to labor unions, and to individuals of all ages. Helping members understand their health ri...

Increasing Diagnosis Rates and Growing Use of Key Agents Such as Pfizer's Lyrica Will Drive Eight Percent Annual Growth in the Fibromyalgia Drug Market Through 2018

WALTHAM, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that increased use of key agents such as Pfizer's Lyrica, Eli Lilly/Boehringer Ingelheim's Cymbalta/Xeristar/Ariclaim and Forest Labora...

CSC to Kick Off National Blood Drive Campaign July 8 at Global Headquarters in Virginia

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC ) today announced that it will kick off a national blood drive campaign on July 8 in conjunction with the American Red Cross at CSC's new global headquarters in Falls Church, Va. The event continues CSC's 50th anniversary celebration and m...

Launch of Targeted Agents and Increased Use of Maintenance Therapy Will Drive the Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market to Nearly Triple to Almost $10 Billion in 2018

Emerging Agents from Pfizer, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer/Onyx and Boehringer Ingelheim, and Increased Use of Existing Agents from Eli Lilly and Roche Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of...

Intrinsic Therapeutics' Barricaid and Magellan Spine Technologies' DART to Drive European Annulus Repair Market

Two new products to allow for additional spine treatments performed during discectomy procedures, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, new an...

Rotary Marks Progress in Drive to Eradicate Polio

Despite economic challenges, donations exceed expectations BIRMINGHAM, England, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the final push to rid the world of a crippling and potentially fatal disease, Rotary International today announced that it has raised US$90.7 million toward its US$200 Million...

An Increase in the Diagnosed Prevalent Population Will Drive Growth of Nearly $4.3 Billion in the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Market

Emerging Combination Products from GlaxoSmithKline/Theravance, Boehringer Ingelheim and Novartis Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmace...

American Red Cross Bleeds Frontline Blood Drive Workers

Red Cross Executives Prioritize Profits Over Safety WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Hoffa called on the American Red Cross today to support its frontline blood drive workers whose efforts help safeguard America's blood supply. The Red Cross is curren...

Teamsters Call on United Way to Aid Frontline Blood Drive Workers

Red Cross Executives Put Profits Before Safety WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today called on the United Way and its Board of Directors to support frontline blood drive workers employed by the American Red Cross, one of the United Way's pr...

New Therapies, Including Novel Biologic Agents from Elan/Wyeth and Eli Lilly, Will Drive Robust 11 Percent Annual Growth In the Alzheimer's Disease Market

Sales of Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors, Which Currently Dominate the Market, Will Decline by $1 Billion from 2008 to 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for...

Screening Programs to Drive European GI Videoscope Market Despite Economic Downturn, According to Millennium Research Group

WALTHAM, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, finds that despite the economic downturn, market growth in the European gastrointestinal (GI) videoscope segment will be fueled by increased colorectal cancer (C...

Availability of diagnostic tests drive success in hospitalist-run short-stay units

Illinois, USA June 10, 2009 The most important factors for a successful stay in hospital short-stay units (SSUs) are the types of diagnostic tests performed and whether or not specialty consultations are needed. When hospitalists staff these units, they can ensure that only patients who need rea...

Health Plans Prepare for Health Care Reform: Comparative Effectiveness, Consumerism Drive Future Changes, According to Deloitte Study

SAN DIEGO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the administration moves forward with health care reform, U.S. heath plans are bracing for change. New research released this week by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions at America's Health Insurance Plans Institute conference in San Diego highlights how ...

Sparta Systems Launches Hong Kong Operations to Drive Enterprise Quality and Compliance in Asia-Pacific Region

Regional and Industry Veterans to Serve Global Manufacturers with APAC Presence for Managing Complex Supply Chains HOLMDEL, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise(R) software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, to...

Amgen's Denosumab and Eli Lilly's Forteo/Forsteo Will Drive Robust Annual Growth in the Osteoporosis Drug Market From 2013 to 2018

Denosumab and Forteo/Forsteo Will Each Achieve Blockbuster Status in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that A...

CBay Announces the MTSO Partnership Program to Drive Digital Health Record Adoption

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CBay Systems and Services (CBay), the leading provider of transcription and healthcare BPO services, today announced its Medical Transcription Company Partnership Program. The program is aimed at expanding CBay's relationships in the sector by providing a "w...

Cancer research partnership between UCSF, MMRF to drive drug development

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) have established the Stephen and Nancy Grand Multiple Myeloma Translational Initiative, a research collaboration dedicated to translating basic science discoveries into new candidate drugs for te...

Launch of Highly Anticipated Oral Agents and Increasing Use of Current and Emerging Injectable Drugs Will Drive the Multiple Sclerosis Drug Market to Nearly $10 Billion in 2018

Emerging Novel Oral Therapies Will Garner 29 Percent of the Total Market in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds...

Milliman Care Guidelines(R) Products Drive Efficiency Through Expanded Quality Tools

Clients Optimize Resources With Imaging, Behavioral and Chronic Management Criteria SEATTLE, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering efficient, high-quality healthcare is now easier for providers and payors, thanks to quality and workflow tools embedded in the new Milliman Care Guidelines (R) 13th...

The Launch and Uptake of More Than 20 Novel Drugs Over The Next 10 Years Will Drive $12.5 Billion Growth in the Type 2 Diabetes Market

Commercial Potential of Market is Reflected in Burgeoning Pipeline of More than 400 Drugs in Development, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and ...

Beetles drive groundbreaking conservation project

They are cursed the world over for contaminating food supplies and are a huge commercial pest, but the humble flour beetle is about to play a significant role in the management of endangered species. The flour beetle or Tribolium castaneum will be the model in a major new study into the con...

Sales of Antiretroviral Agents Will Drive Substantial Six Percent Annual Growth in the HIV Drug Market Through 2013

By 2018, Gilead's Quad Will Become the Highest-Selling Antiretroviral in the World's Major Markets, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and health...

Focus on Rapid Medical Response to Improve the Quality of Healthcare and Drive the Ambulance Services Market in Europe, According to Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-hospital emergency care in the form of ambulances is one of the key factors improving the quality of healthcare across Europe. As emergency cases are on the rise due to epidemiological reasons, accidents and terrorist activities, ambulance services are being acco...

Affordable and Flexible CRM Solutions - Key to Drive Investments from Pharmaceutical Companies, Notes Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The turbulent pharmaceutical industry is demanding cheaper and innovative customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that will enable greater flexibility. CRM segments such as marketing automation, customer analytics and closed loop marketing will attract highe...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $2 Million Funding Commitment to Drive Development of Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Pipeline

Initiative is one element of broader strategy to speed biomarkers progress NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research announced a funding commitment of $2 million for Biomarkers 2009 . This fourth round of biomarker funding by MJFF ai...

Rivals Will Drive Toward Alliances or Merge in Healthcare I.T. Industry, National Biz School War Game Predicts

MIT'S SLOAN, COLUMBIA , NORTHWESTERN'S KELLOGG AND PENN'S WHARTON IN FULD & COMPANY WAR GAME SIMULATION--Sloan Students Win Close Competition for Third Time in Last Five Years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Four top business schools recently predicted in a public war game t...

Unleash Your Productivity and Drive Down Your Cost: Offload Tasks to a Team of Virtual Assistants

iNVATERRA launches version 2.0 of it's Award Winning iTEMP(tm) Portal. The iNVATERRA Task and Efficiency Management Portal (iTEMP) allows company executives, small business owners, lawyers, doctors and everyday professionals to manage their work and businesses more efficiently by offloading thei...

Quantum and IBM Align to Drive Medical Home Solution

WELLINGTON, Fla. and CHICAGO, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP ) following the conclusion of the HIMSS09* conference in Chicago, announces its collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM ) to facilitate IBM's Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) solution - a ...

Blood, Marrow Drive Offers Hope for Baseball Player, 15

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring may be synonymous with milder weather and opening day for baseball fans, but for Alex Mele of Coram, NY, a 15-year-old baseball player and sophomore at Longwood High School, this season will be a fight to shut out cancer. Mele, a catcher a...

Despite Patent Expiries of Leading Therapies, New Product Launches Will Drive a $4.6 Billion Increase in the Coronary Heart Disease Market

Growth Will be Driven by Drugs from Eli Lilly/Daiichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, and Schering-Plough, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthca...

US Back Pain Market Approaches $23 Billion in 2018 - Anticipated Long-Acting, Abuse-Resistant Opioids Drive Value

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The US back pain market for drug treatment will be valued at almost $23 billion in 2018, according to US Back Pain, a report released today by WWMR, Inc. Growth in this market will be driven largely by the opioid agonist products that are currently in devel...

APTA's Multidisciplinary Summit Establishes Opportunities for Physical Therapists to Drive Health Care Change

"Go fast, deliver something provocative." "Listen to caregivers and be willing to collaborate with them." "Revolutionary technological change is coming; you can either master it or it can master you." ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation sits on ...

Why Blood and Bone Marrow Donors Are So Important: 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Profiles Blood Drive Honoree Lizzie Bell

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The popular television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will feature the story of Lizzie Bell, a 14-year old Tucson girl diagnosed with a rare blood disorder who recently visited New York to encourage blood and bone marrow donation. The progra...

EuroPRevent 09: Changing hearts and minds in the drive to prevent cardiovascular disease

EuroPRevent 2009, the congress of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, will this year mark the culmination of a five-year period of heart-healthy political activity in Europe which saw in 2007 the presentation of the European Heart Health Charter to the Europ...

Use of Avastin and Erbitux in the Adjuvant Setting and Launches of Emerging Agents Will Drive the Colorectal Cancer Drug Market to $7.8 Billion in 2017

Unmet Need for Efficacious Therapies for Treating Patients With Mutated KRAS Genes Presents Significant Opportunity for Drug Developers, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advis...

The American Heart Association and Macy's Join Forces to Drive Diversity in Medicine

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and Macy's today announce the Go Red for Women Multicultural Scholarship, a program designed to support Latinas in pursuit of careers in medicine and increase cultural competence in the healthcare workforce. The program is...
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