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SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

2009 guidance revised higher based on solid year-to-date performance and positive outlook for the remainder of the year LISLE, IL, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI , TSX: SXC), announces its financial results for the...

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...

Cardinal Health Welcomes Record Number of Attendees at its Annual Independent Pharmacy Trade Show

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --To kick off its annual retail pharmacy trade show, Cardinal Health today launched new tools and services designed to help independent retail pharmacies improve local access to quality, cost-effective health care in their communities....

Medifast Reports Record Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED ) announced today second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2009. Second Quarter highlights included: Second quarter revenues increased 48% compared to...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

ATLANTA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ) , an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that revenues for the second quarter of 2009 increased 4 percent to a quarterly record of $28.2 million compa...

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...

Mylan Reiterates and Stands Behind Its 48-Year Commitment and Track Record of Quality

PITTSBURGH, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) released the following response to a news article published earlier today: "An article published today about an issue related to a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) was based on improperly obtained documen...

VA Medical Imaging Reaches Record Level

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VistA Imaging, the medical and health care imaging system used in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, attained over one billion stored images in January this year, according to the department. "Using this tec...

Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for the Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2009

ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced record earnings for the second quarter and for the first six-months ended June 30, 2009. Sales for the second quarter of 2009 were $24.6 million, a decrease of 4.9% over the $2...

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Elects New Leadership

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association) announced today its newly-elected Vice Chair and Executive Committee members as well as the re-election of the Association's Chairman. The Association represents a significant majority of install...

Greenway Medical Technologies' Executive, Justin Barnes, Re-Elected As Chairman of HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association

CARROLLTON, Ga., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Barnes, vice president of marketing and government affairs at Greenway Medical Technologies Inc., was recently re-elected as the chairman of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) Electronic Health Record A...

MediciGlobal Achieves Record Number of Awards

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON , July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Since January 2009, MediciGlobal has received a record number of national and international awards for its work in patient education and design. In June, 2009 MediciGlobal announced that it was the recipient of four 2009 Communicator Awards ...

New HHS HRSA Grant Will Fund Development of an Electronic Genetic and Family History Record for Doctors' Offices

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new electronic tool that will put family medical history at doctors' fingertips - alerting them to a patient's increased risk for birth defects or pregnancy complications - will be developed through a three-year cooperative ag...

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Supports Achievable 'Meaningful Use' Criteria in Comments to ONC

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) has made specific recommendations to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on measurable criteria for achieving "meaningful use" of electr...

VirtualScopics Reports Record Revenue

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP ), a provider of quantitative imaging for clinical trials, today announced revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 exceeded $2.5 million, representing a greater than 45% increase over the comparable ...

Pharmacyclics Sets Record Date for Rights Offering

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC ) announced today that it has set the close of trading on July 15, 2009 as the record date for its upcoming Rights Offering. To participate in the rights offering, shares of Pharmacyclics would have to be purch...

Diagnostic Center of Medicine Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record and Practice Management Solution

CHICAGO and LAS VEGAS, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX ) announced today that Diagnostic Center of Medicine (DCOM), one of the oldest and largest primary care physician groups in Southern Nevada, has selected Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Man...

BusinessWeek.com Reports an Appearance on Oprah Boosts Sunlight Saunas' Infrared Sauna Sales to Record Highs

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BusinessWeek.com recently launched a story citing Oprah as 'Tech's Latest Trendsetter'. The article reports that among well-known tech companies -- such as Twitter and Kindle that have benefited from Oprah's "priceless" nod of approval -- is leading pr...

Electronic Medical Record Technology Uptake Faces Challenges

High Rate of "Deinstallation" Seen Among Physician Groups in Phoenix , According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while health systems ...

Homeopathic Pharmacists' Association Highlights the Extraordinary Safety Record of Homeopathic Medicines

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) acknowledges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) action to protect the public by sending a Warning Letter to Matrixx Innovations, Inc., in connection with that company's sale of Zicam i...

Take Shape For Life Expecting Record Attendance at 2009 National Convention

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Take Shape For Life, the personal coaching division of Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED ), is expecting a record number of independent Health Coaches at its annual National Convention. The Take Shape For Life National Convention 2009 will be held at ...

Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Announces Record Date and Meeting Date for Special Meeting of Stockholders for Vote with Respect to Issuance and Sale of Stock

CARY, N.C., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX ) announced today that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders on July 27, 2009. At the special meeting of stockholders, Cornerstone's stockholders will be asked to approve the issuance of and s...

PDL BioPharma Announces Record Date for October 1 Dividend Payment

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI ) today announced that all shareholders owning shares of PDL on September 17, 2009, will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on October 1, 2009. The Company previously announced that it would pay t...

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...

Secretary of Public Welfare Corrects the Record on 'Smart Pharmacy' Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman today responded to critics of the Smart Pharmacy initiative, saying the plan would save taxpayers $146 million annually while preserving consumer benefits and simplifying the pharmacy initiative for p...

Unilens Vision Reports Record Third Quarter Revenue, and Royalty Income

EARNINGS ESCALATE 21% TO $.10 PER DILUTED SHARE LARGO, Fla., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unilens Vision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVICF ; TSX Venture Exchange: UVI), which develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets specialty contact lenses, today reported its operating re...

Singers Mandisa & Jake Owen Help Community Health Organization Set Guinness World Record and Governor's Official Proclamation Declared

OVIEDO, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official. Central Floridians helped set a new Guinness World Record for the Most Blood Pressure Screenings in a Single Day. The new record 2,075 blood pressure screenings, were taken during the Get Healthy Florida Fest held on May 23 in Oviedo, FL. In f...

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Reaches Out to Key Stakeholders on 'Meaningful Use' of Certified EHRs

CHICAGO, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) seeks broad stakeholder consensus by sharing its perspectives on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) as well as specific recommendations for the definition of "meaningful us...

Coordinated Health Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record and Practice Management to Improve Coordination of Patient Care

Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Provider Times Implementation to Take Advantage of Government EHR Subsidies CHICAGO and ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts announced today that Coordinated Health, the premier provider of sports and musculoskeletal medicine in Pennsy...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines Currently in Development to Treat Diabetes

RALEIGH, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) unveiled a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for diabetes. The report shows that America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies are testing a record...

New Report Released in North Carolina Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Diabetes

RALEIGH, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) unveiled a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for diabetes. The report shows that America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies are testing a record...

Emerald Dairy Inc. Reports Record Earnings For First Quarter 2009

RESTON, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Emerald Dairy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EMDY), a leading producer and distributor of infant and children's formula, milk powder and soybean products in China, today announced results for the first fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2009. ...

Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Reports Profitability, Record Operating Income and 10th Consecutive Quarter of Record Revenue Growth

Operating Income Exceeds $1 Million; Recurring Revenues Climb 84%; Free Cash Flow Exceeds $1.7 Million DENVER, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare information technology compa...

The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Achieves Record Life-Saving Pace With Help From New Friends and Partners

Jackson Health Systems, 'party philanthropy' and a caring young girl aid the cause WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF), founded by internationally acclaimed talk show host Larry King, is exceeding its goal to Save a Heart a Day . Since January 1, ...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2009 Results

HARBIN, China, May 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced record financial results for the first qua...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Revenue Increased 11% to a Record $111.6 Million and Earnings Per Share Increased 40% to $1.46

Fiscal 2009 operating margin increased from 16% to 20% in fiscal 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), an over-the-counter healthcare company that develops and markets Zicam(R) products that provide consumers with "better ...

Lambert, Edwards & Associates Named Agency of Record for Aspirus, Inc.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) today announced it has added Aspirus, Inc. to its growing roster of health care clients. Aspirus is a community-directed health care system based in Wausau, Wis. providing health care services to reside...

Cardinal Health to Offer Allscripts Electronic Health Record to Solo and Small Physician Groups

CHICAGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts today announced that Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH ), one of the largest health care distributors in the country, will offer the Allscripts MyWay(TM) Electronic Health Record to its physician customers across the nation. (Logo: http://www.n...

Perrigo Reports Record Third Quarter

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fiscal third quarter revenue from continuing operations increased $25 million, or 5%, to $506 million as compared to $481 million this quarter a year ago Fiscal third quarter earnings from...

Providence Service Corporation Announces Record Revenues and Earnings in the First Quarter of 2009

First Quarter Highlights: - Revenue gained 7.5% to $187 million compared to Q1 2008 - Net income increased 58.7% compared to Q1 2008, rising to $5.9 million, or $0.44 per diluted share - Increases in client census and rate combined with increased efficiencies in operations contribu...
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