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China Medical Technologies Announces Change of Independent Auditors

BEIJING, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products, today announced the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoope...

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

INDIANAPOLIS Poor communication of the outcomes of medical tests whose results are pending at the time of a patient's hospital discharge is common and can lead to serious medical errors in post-hospitalization medical treatment. A new study by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and th...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Medical Aesthetics has selected Artefill, the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-enhanced collagen filler for the correction of smile lines, to help patients defy nature and wrinkles. Kathleen Stegman, RN, M.A. has been an avid Arte...

Inverness Medical Innovations to Present at the Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference on August 11, 2009

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Canaccord ...

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

National Psoriasis Foundation data show more than half of those with psoriasis have other health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerging research reveals that people with psoriasis are at risk for developing other serious medical conditions in...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OBP Medical Inc. introduces Under Johnnies(TM): a cost effective, patient friendly, line of disposable underwear for hospitals. Skimpy, revealing, uncovered : all words accurately describing the hospital gowns used by healthcare facilities acro...

California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. Opens Outpatient Cancer Center in South Pasadena, Calif., With Renowned Medical Staff, State-of-the-Art Technology

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. opened its first free-standing multi-specialty cancer center in South Pasadena. The 22,000 s.f. facility, operating under the banner, South Pasadena Cancer Center, will provide outpatient ser...

Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum

OLDSMAR, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCEL), one of the largest and most established leaders in stem cell innovation, will present data on the proliferative ability of stem cells found in menstrual blood (known as Men...

InfoLogix Selected by Hilo Medical Center for Multi-Year Engagement to Deliver 'Wireless as a Service'

HATBORO, Pa., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG ), a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today that it has been selected by Hilo Medical Center in Hilo, Hawaii for...

Winner Medical Schedules 2008/2009 Third Quarter Earnings Release on Tuesday, August 11, 2009

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG; ''Winner Medical''), a leading manufacturer in the medical dressing industry (medical and wound care products) in China, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third qu...

Symmetry Medical Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA ), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced second quarter 2009 financial results for the...

Select Medical Corporation Amends its Senior Secured Credit Facility

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation ("Select") and Select's parent corporation, Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Holdings"), on August 5, 2009 entered into Amendment No. 3 (the "Amendment") to Select's senior secured credit facility, dated as of February...

Novo Nordisk Appoints Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as Vice President for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company focusing on diabetes care, today announced the appointment of Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as vice president for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America. Dr. Falk joins the U.S. Executive ...

Avipaxin Is First Entrant in Medical Arsenal for Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Connection(C) Product and Testing Protocols

OSCEOLA, Wis., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched a new product -- Avipaxin -- aimed at decreasing elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Avipaxin supports acetylcholine levels by providing substrates for its production and by inhibiting its metabolizing enzym...

Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. Announces Offering of $150 Million of Senior Notes

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, today announced that it intends to offer $150 mill...

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Says Only Trained Dental and Medical Practitioners Should Administer and Monitor Anesthesia

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of news reports concerning the possible use of such anesthetic drugs as Diprivan (propofol) by the late Michael Jackson, questions have been raised about the availability and administration of such agents. (Logo: http...

CVS Caremark and Inverness Medical Innovations Launch Strategic Alliance to Provide Enhanced Health Management Services to Clients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) and Inverness Medical Innovations (NYSE: IMA ), through its Alere health management business, today announced a strategic alliance which will enhance the companies' ability to deliver more...

Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Medical Device Regulatory Training for the University of Michigan's Medical Innovation Center

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Validation & Compliance Institute (VCI) is developing a series of training videos for the University of Michigan Medical Innovation Center (MIC). The videos will introduce University of Michigan researchers to the regulations that are required by ...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended July 4, 2009. (Logo: http://www.news...

Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Enables Eligible Professionals to Participate in PQRI Through Integration With Outcome Sciences, a 2009 CMS Qualified PQRI Registry

CARROLLTON, Ga., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) Facts: A voluntary program that provides financial incentives to care providers who successfully report on a specified set of data gathered from services and procedures they p...

RealMed Named Exclusive Medical Claims Clearinghouse for Physicians by Adventist Health System

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RealMed announced today it has been named by Adventist Health System as its exclusive clearinghouse for physicians. Under this partnership, Adventist Health System will utilize RealMed's portal-based clearinghouse/Revenue Cycle Management Services ...

New InfoLogix M24 Mobile Clinical Assistant Will Enable Hospitals to Access Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Directly at the Point of Care

HATBORO, Pa., August 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG ), a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today the introduction of a new mobility offering for healthcare providers, the I...

Locum Leaders Taps Hospitalist as Chief Medical Officer; Strengthens Leadership in Hospital Medicine Recruitment and Job Placement

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Locum Leaders http://www.locumleaders.com ) today announced the hire of Robert W. Harrington Jr., MD, FHM as the company's Chief Medical Officer. Among national locum tenens firms, Locum Leaders is the first to name a hospitalist as its ...

Brand New Conference on Developing 21st Century Military Medical Capabilities to be Held in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, UAE, August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The region's first and only summit on military medicine, Defence Healthcare 2009 will be held from 22nd - 25th November 2009 at the Hilton Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Developed in collaboration with global military medical leaders and experts from the Br...

Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Announces Diagnostic Screening and Clinical Research Collaborations With Response Genetics, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) today announced the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) to collaborate with Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX ) on molecular diagnostic testing and banking of advanced-stage Lung...

Hitachi Medical Systems and Monarch Medical Announced as Co- Title Sponsors of the Health Connect Partners' 2009 Fall Radiology and Imaging Conference

LEBANON, Tenn., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Connect Partners, Inc. ( www.hlthcp.com ) announced today that Hitachi Medical Systems and Monarch Medical have signed on as Co- Title sponsors of its 2009 Fall Radiology and Imaging Conference. The 2009 Fall Radiology and Imaging ...

Solta Medical Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Results

HAYWARD, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM ), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Revenue for the quarter was $27.4 million, an increase of approximatel...

Rochester Medical Reports Third Quarter Results

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM ) today announced operating results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2009. The Company reported sales of $8,908,000 for the current quarter compared to $8,241,000 for the ...

National Medical Association Installs 110th President at Las Vegas Convention

- New NMA President to Address Health Care Reform and Health Disparities - LAS VEGAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delivering her inaugural address as the 110th president of the National Medical Association (NMA), Willarda V. Edwards, MD, MBA, shared her plans to focus on ...

Living Green Marketplace Announces the Cancer Care Wellness Box to Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients During Medical Treatment

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Green Marketplace, (www.LivingGreenMarketplace.com) an online marketplace offering healthy, sustainable and green products for the home and body, today announced the Cancer Care Wellness Box. Living Green Marketplace will donate a ...

China Medical Technologies Announces the Substantial Completion of an Independent Internal Investigation and Expected Timing of Reporting of Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter and Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2009 and the Quarter ended June 30, 20

BEIJING, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products today announced the substantial completion of an indepe...

MDS Nordion Submits Expression of Interest Proposal to Government of Canada on Medical Isotope and Generator Production

MAPLE Reactors Could Solve the Isotope Crisis within 24 months OTTAWA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a Proposal to the Government of Canada's Expert Review Panel on Medical Isotope and Technetium-99...

Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economic Report has found a promising solution that puts power back in the healthcare consumer's hands. Rising Medical Solutions will discuss this solution and more in an upcoming episode of the show's series on Solutions for the ...

Palomar Medical Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMTI ), a leading researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Revenues for the quarte...

ULURU Inc. to Present Altrazeal(TM) Clinical Evidence at the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Toronto, Canada

ADDISON, Texas, July 29, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Alternext: ULU) announced today that the application of Altrazeal(TM) and best clinical practice will be demonstrated in a hands-on Wound Care Pre Conference Workshop at the APMA Annual Scientific Meeting July 2...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Drives Kentucky's Largest Electronic Medical Records Initiative With IBM

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today that St. Elizabeth Healthcare is connecting hospitals, clinics and physicians offices in Northern Kentucky in the state's largest roll-out of electronic medical records to improve patie...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent media stories that perpetuate misperceptions about home medical equipment and services (durable medical equipment) and about the Medicare competitive bidding program for medical equipment, the American Association f...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite having access to some of the best health care in the world, many Americans with the most common form of eczema, known as atopic dermatitis, have sought relief from "alternative medicines." However, dermatologists caution that patien...

As Medical Bills Contribute to 50% of U.S. Foreclosures, CreditFYI Shares 5 Tactics for Managing Medical Debt

Consumers can take action to minimize chances of being overbilled, double-billed or billed for expenses they didn't incur. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- ccording to a July 23, 2009, study by The Commonwealth Fund*, medical bills play a major role in fully half of...

Career Step Launches New Exam Prep Course for Medical Transcription Industry Credential

Career Step has released a new online training program designed to help medical transcriptionists prepare to take the Registered Medical Transcriptionist exam and earn their RMT credential. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- Career Step, a leading online healthcare ed...
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