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Inpatient Management, Inc. and Reid Hospital Achieve Performance Improvement and Cost Savings

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Inpatient Management, Inc., (IMI) a hospitalist management company, presented performance improvement and cost savings results of the IMI program at Reid Hospital and Health Services during the recent American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership S...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

Abaxis Reports Record Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2010

UNION CITY, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ABAXIS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2009. Record quarterly hi...

Seattle Children's Hospital Deploys CA's Integrated Infrastructure and Performance Management Solution

ISLANDIA, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA ) today announced that Seattle Children's has standardized on CA's integrated infrastructure and performance management solution to help improve IT efficiency, assure business service quality and lower costs. Th...

Study finds rapid growth in health costs hurts economic performance of US industries

A first-of-its-kind RAND Corporation study has linked the rapid growth in health care costs in the United States with job losses and lower output among industries that commonly provide workers with health insurance. Researchers examined the economic performance of 38 industries from 1987 throu...

NBCH Releases Report on Health Plans' Performance for Cardiovascular Disease Care and Prevention

Findings reveal plans are responding to employer urgency for improved care in managing chronic conditions WASHINGTON , July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) released a national report on efforts of health plan programs to improve...

GSK - Improving Performance to Continue in Second Half

LONDON, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GSK announced its sales and turnover fell by less than expected in Q2. The Pharma giant also said there had been good growth in the consumer, vaccine, european and emerging markets businesses and whilst the US remains under pressure from older products...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive results from its first Phase 2 clinical study evaluating the functionality of the handheld device component of its ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab(TM) PCA System for management of acute pos...

Lumenis, World's Largest Medical Laser Company, Honored by Premier Healthcare Alliance for 'Exceeding Performance Expectations'

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company, announced today that it is a winner of the Supplier Performance Award, presented by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP , the group purchasing unit of the Premier Healthcare Allian...

Quest Diagnostics Reports Strong Performance in Second Quarter 2009

MADISON, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced that for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009, income from continuing operations rose to $188 mil...

RES-Q Labor Resource Management Scores the Highest Among Staff/Nurse Scheduling System Solutions Analyzed in the 2009 KLAS Mid-term Performance Review

Based on Direct Product Evaluations and In-depth, Confidential Interviews Conducted by KLAS with Healthcare Executives and Managers, RES-Q's Solution for Enterprise Staffing and Scheduling Earned the Highest Score in its Market Segment. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) July 8, 200...

WellNet Introduces Healthcare Performance Management on Capitol Hill

WellNet and Its Software Division, Healthcare Interactive, Discuss Progressive Approach to Managing Escalating Costs as U.S. Healthcare Reform Debate Continues Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2009 -- WellNet Healthcare , a healthcare technology company servicing privat...

Breast-Feeding Boosts Child's School Performance

It led to better chances of higher GPA, college attendance, study shows,, WEDNESDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Children who were breast-fed do better in high school and are more likely to go to college than their bottle-fed siblings, researchers report. While the health benefits o...

The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaGenus today announced an exclusive agreement with Trace Minerals Research (TMR) -- a leader for over 35 years in the natural foods movement -- to include their all-natural, ionic minerals for the first time in a bottled water. The minerals are ...

Seattle Radiologists Raise Workflow Performance and Results with Corepoint Integration Engine

Corepoint Integration Engine met an immediate need to integrate our internal applications more robustly and cost-effectively, but also in providing us more control in configuring, testing, and deploying new interfaces within our timelines. Plano, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2009...

Baptist Health South Florida Selects Clinical Performance Benchmarking Solution From Thomson Reuters

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Health South Florida has selected CareDiscovery(TM) Advance from Thomson Reuters to be a key component of its continuing effort to improve clinical quality and efficiency. Baptist Health will use CareDiscovery Advance, a clinical performance b...

Haemonetics Shares Success of Outstanding Fiscal 2009 Performance with Employees

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) today reported record revenues and earnings for fiscal 2009 and its eighth consecutive quarter of double digit revenue growth. For the year, Haemonetics reported GAAP net revenues of $598 million, up 16%; o...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009

UNION CITY, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ABAXIS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the fiscal quarter and the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. Highlights for the fourth q...

Insulet Applauds Employee for Bronze Medal Performance in World Blind Sailing Championships

Jason Wallenstein Honored by Massachusetts Legislature BEDFORD, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insulet Corporation employee, Jason Wallenstein, doesn't let his visual impairment or his diabetes keep him from sailing on a world-class level. Wallenstein and his SailBlind team membe...

Abbott Highlights Strong Corporate Responsibility Performance With Release of 2008 Global Citizenship Report

Company's Report Outlines Strategic Citizenship Priorities: Innovating for the Future, Enhancing Access, Safeguarding the Environment and Protecting Patients and Consumers ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced the release of its 2008 Global Citizenship Report en...

Two QHR Management Clients Named to Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals Rutherford Hospital, Inc. and Wooster Community Hospital Honored for Performance Excellence

Rutherford Hospital, Inc., a QHR management client since 1983, and Wooster Community Hospital, a QHR management client since 1994, were recently ranked among the top 100 hospitals in the United States in overall organizational performance by Thomson Reuters; the results of the healthcare company'...

University HealthSystem Consortium Names Ascent Healthcare Solutions Supplier of the Year at UHC 2009 Performance Excellence Forum

Award recognizes Ascent programs for delivering optimum value and customer satisfaction for UHC members representing about 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers PHOENIX , April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascent Healthcare Solutions, a leader in delivering healthcare resource sustaina...

Craneware to Offer Financial Performance Solutions to Hospitals and Healthcare Providers Through Premier, the Largest U.S. Healthcare Alliance

ATLANTA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Craneware, Inc. (AIM: CRW.L), the healthcare industry's trusted market-leading provider of financial performance solutions, announced an agreement with Premier Purchasing Partners, LP , the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. Under the agreement, Premi...

Oxford Performance Materials Introduces OXPEKK Colored Compounds

Colors available in industrial and medical compounds Enfield, CT (PRWEB) March 30, 2009 -- Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has introduced a line of colored compounds. These new compounds are available in the firm's industrial and medical OXPEKK® products. These n...

Maryland Performance Excellence Awards Program Announces Winners of Maryland Quality Awards

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Maryland Performance Excellence Awards Program, in conjunction with U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin, today announce the winners of the prestigious Maryland Quality Awards. These awards hon...

ABMS Hosts First National Health Policy Forum to Address Physician Accountability and Health System Performance Standards

EVANSTON, Ill., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing effort to ensure physician and healthcare quality standards, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is convening consumer, legislative and purchaser stakeholders for a March 17 National Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. ...

Study finds pay for performance stimulates changes in medical practice

A large group of California physicians given financial incentives to improve the quality of medical care have begun to embrace an array of changes important to advancing quality, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today. Measures adopted by medical groups include speeding up adoption ...

Top Performers in UHC 2009 Supply Chain Performance Excellence Collaborative

Denver Health North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) Parkland Health and Hospital System University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics OAK BROOK, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seco...

Graham Packaging On-Site Plant in Zoetermeer Wins Top Performance Award From The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions

YORK, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions have chosen Graham Packaging's on-site bottle manufacturing plant in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands, as the winner of their 2008 "Partners for Growth" Award. "This award is the equivalent of a supplier-o...

ALOKA Introduce the 'ProSound Advanced Performance 09 Upgrade' for the ProSound Alpha 7 Diagnostic Ultrasound System at ECR 2009 in Vienna, Austria

TOKYO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ALOKA announced today the "Advanced Performance 09 Upgrade" for the high-end ProSound Alpha 7 system. The upgrade will be exhibited at ECR 2009 from 6th to 10th of March in Vienna, Austria. New Specialty Transducers: "By adding 7 specialty transducers designed...

Industry Leading Data Quality and Householding Software Receives New Functionality for Enhanced Performance and Speed

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMentors(R), the industry leading full-service data quality and data management solutions company, today announced the release of its much anticipated DataFuse(TM) version 5.0. DataFuse cleanses, standardizes and integrates data from multiple platfor...

Desire for Performance Coupled With Natural Ingredients Boosts Botanical Actives Consumption in Personal Care

-- The move from synthetic ingredients to more "natural" ingredients should be regarded as a driver for cosmetic and toiletry ingredients market. -- LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Kline & Company's study Specialty Actives and Active Delivery Systems for Personal...

URAC Calls for Public Comment on Revisions to its Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Drug Therapy Management (DTM), Version 2.0 Standards and NEW Performance Measures, and PHARM Core, Version 3.0 Standards

Standards revision will allow for the inclusion of first-ever URAC pharmacy performance measures WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today URAC called for public comment on revisions to its Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Version 2.0, Drug Therapy Management (DTM) Version 2.0, an...

Broadstreet Names Dorian Fabio Executive Vice President of Learning and Performance Improvement

Leading Healthcare Training and Marketing Consultant brings over 25 years of experience to help Broadstreet clients design and deliver more effective education and leadership programs. NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative marketing and communications agency Broadstreet today announced ...

Oxford Performance Materials Acquired By Arkema

OPM Expands Position within High Performance Polymer Market Place Enfield, CT (PRWEB) February 9, 2009 -- Arkema has announced the acquisition of Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), maker of OXPEKK® products. OPM will operate as an Arkema subsidiary from its E...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2009

UNION CITY, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2008. Highlights for the third quarter of fisc...

KPMG and Trintech Collaborate to Enable Bay Area Users Group of Trintech Customers to Optimize Their Investments in Technology and Deliver Improved Performance in Turbulent Economic Times

DALLAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trintech Group Plc (Nasdaq: TTPA ), a leading global provider of integrated financial governance, transaction risk management, and compliance solutions, today announced that the Bay Area Users Group of Trintech customers' will meet on January 27 in Mount...

AMDL, Inc. Completes Revision of Performance & Equity Incentive Compensation Plan

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company with operations in China and the U.S., announced today it has revised its 2009 Performance and Equity Incentive Compensation Plan for senior management and employees...

Synthetech Earns National Recognition for Performance Improvement Program

ALBANY, Ore., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) has earned two 2008 Silver Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHS&S) Planning and Operations, and Stak...

The Help Group's Teddy Bear Ball Salutes Sony Pictures Television President, Steve Mosko and Features Performance by Kenny Loggins

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At its 12th annual holiday gala The Teddy Bear Ball, The Help Group presented its Help Humanitarian Award to Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television in recognition of his vibrant humanitarian spirit and commitment to children with special needs. Gram...
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