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FDA extends review of Pennsaid(R) diclofenac sodium topical solution

ST. LOUIS and MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Covidien (NYSE: COV ), a leading global provider of healthcare products, and Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a Canadian drug development company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set a new action date...

MedicExchange Launches Customer Review Platform for Healthcare IT and Radiology Products

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MedicExchange has launched a comprehensive customer review platform for the healthcare IT and radiology products available through its website, www.medicexchange.com . The easy to use review platform allows MedicExchange registered members to...

Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York

LANCASTER, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) today announced sweeping changes to its top management leadership. Myron Levy Replaced as Chairman and CEO David Lieberman named Chairman of The Boar...

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Earns Charities Review Council 'Meets All Standards' Seal

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been awarded the Charities Review Council "Meets All Standards" Seal indicating that it meets all sixteen of its Accountability Standards. ...

URAC Seeks Public Input on New Uniform External Review Standards for Health Plan and Health Utilization Management Organizations

Public Comment Period Open for New Standards Aligned with NAIC Model Act WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC , a leading health care accreditation and education organization, today requested public input on a proposed new, optional set of standards fo...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Priority Review and Acceptance of NDA Submission for Acetavance(TM) for Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX ) announced today that its New Drug Application (NDA) for Acetavance(TM) (intravenous acetaminophen), its investigational product candidate for the treatment of acute pain and fever in adults...

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...

A comprehensive review of addiction to prescription painkillers among patients and physicians

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Chemical dependency and recovery in patients and physicians are closely examined in a series of articles and editorials in the July 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings . The subject is especially timely. As the immense challenges, including potential tragedies, of prescripti...

Digital Mammography and Clinical Review Display Units Energising the European Markets for Medical Imaging Display Monitors, Finds Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnostic display monitors experienced slow growth in 2007 due to picture archiving and communication system (PACS) installations across radiology departments of European hospitals having reached saturation. However, favourable regulations mandating the sales of 5M...

Zix Corporation Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives for e-Prescribing Business

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq: ZIXI ), the leader in email encryption services and payor sponsored e-Prescribing services, announced today that it has retained Allen & Company LLC to assist ZixCorp's Board of Directors in investigating stra...

Cancer screening fear is fueled by lack of information says review covering nearly 6,000 women

Fear plays a major role in whether women decide to go for cancer screening or not, but healthcare providers underestimate how much women need to know and wrongly assume that they will ask for information if they want it. Those are the two key findings from a study published in the June issue o...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces Expected FDA Extension of Regulatory Review Period for Intermezzo(R)

RICHMOND, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed the company that it should expect to receive formal notice of a three month extension of the review period for the new...

Comprehensive Review on Sulfonylureas in the Latest Issue of Diabetic Hypoglycemia (05 June 2009)

LONDON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of the online journal Diabetic Hypoglycemia ( http://www.hypodiab.com ) features an authoritative review on sulfonylureas by Professor Ian Campbell, a leading expert in oral hypoglycemia therapy. Professor Campbell's review focuses on sulf...

American Chemistry Council Welcomes Call for Expedited FDA Review of BPA

The following statement can be attributed to the American Chemistry Council (ACC): ARLINGTON, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today welcomed a congressional request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite its review of the scientific e...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Advisory Committee to Review Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced it has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee will review ISTA's New Drug Application (NDA) f...

FDA Extends Review Timeline for STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) Biologic License Application by Three Months

HORSHAM, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended by three months the review timeline for the Biologic License Application (BLA) for STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) to provide time for a full review of an amendm...

Agios Pharmaceuticals' founders author Science review on cancer metabolism

Cambridge, MA May, 21, 2009 Agios Pharmaceuticals, the first biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel cancer metabolism drugs, announced that the leading scientific journal Science has published a review article, "Understanding the Warburg Effect: The Metabolic Re...

NSD Bio Group, LLC Selected By U.S. - China Economic & Security Review Commission for Analysis of China's Pharma Supply Chain on U.S. Pharmaceuticals

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- NSD Bio Group, LLC - North American Advisory firm, has been tapped by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, to conduct special research and analyses on the increasing role of China's raw ingredients used in pharmaceutical products and dietary ...

USMLE Galaxy, LLC Launches Live and Cost Effective USMLE Review Courses and Practice Sessions Right on Your Desktop through its Subsidiary CcsWorkshop.com

Archer Online USMLE Reviews are live webinars that provide online USMLE education with 97% pass rate. Access live education right on your desktop there by, minimizing your travel costs and maximizing your efficiency and time usage. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2009 -...

The Quigley Corporation Announces Update on Strategic Alternatives and Commitment to Additional Review of Current Cost Structure

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QG L Y), www.quigleyco.com , today announced an update on the Company's possible alternative strategies going forward following the Company's recent announcement regarding the unexpected positive findi...

AllMed's New PeerPoint Medical Review Portal Improves Medical Review Process

Web 2.0 technology provides workflow efficiency, tracks cases in review, meets tight deadlines and reduces costs Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 18, 2009 -- Today, AllMed Healthcare Management Inc. announced the launch of its PeerPoint® Medical Review Portal software. Pe...

Johnson & Johnson to Host Analyst Conference Call To Review Six-Month Trial Results From NEVO RES I

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) will host a conference call for financial analysts at noon (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 to review the primary data from NEVO RES I, the pivotal European trial of the NEVO(TM) Sirolimus-eluting...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

-- Candidate vaccine designed to protect against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with pneumococcal disease -- COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Stratford's Institutional Investment Consulting Service Receives HFMA Peer Review Designation

CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently reviewed the Institutional Investment Consulting Service provided by Stratford Advisory Group, Inc. using the Peer Review process. After undergoing the rigorous review, Institutional Investment Consultin...

Anticipating a Pandemic: Primary Research Helps Companies Review & Engage Disaster Management Plans

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to CNN and other prominent news outlets, the likelihood of a swine flu pandemic is high as health officials continue to raise the alert level. Savvy company leaders are updating and activating their emergency action plans before the global health ...

Vion Pharmaceuticals Receives a Standard Review from the FDA for Its New Drug Application for Onrigin(TM)

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: VION) today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its lead oncology therapeutic Onrigin(TM) (laromustine) Injection has received a standard review classification by the U.S. Food and ...

Vion Pharmaceuticals' New Drug Application for Onrigin(TM)Accepted For Review by the FDA

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VION) today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its lead oncology therapeutic Onrigin (laromustine) Injection has been accepted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

Drug Utilization Review Reveals Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use Among Elderly Population

Prime Therapeutics to present findings at AMCP Conference in April ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Research conducted by Prime Therapeutics (Prime) revealed a significant reduction in inappropriate prescription medication use among older adults when a retrospective drug...

Anadolu Health Center 10 Year Award Review

The AUHC team led by Dr. Andrew Lasser, DPh, created the operational and staffing plans for the new health center organization. AUHC organized a steering committee of prominent Turkish academic physicians and led the planning process to create an organizational plan, staffing plan and strategic ...

Varian Medical Systems Schedules Mid-Year Review With Investors in Boston

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) announced today that its management will hold a mid-year review for investors from noon through 2 p.m. on May 7, 2009 in Boston at the Hyatt Regency hotel located at 1 Avenue De Lafayette. Management pres...

Xanodyne's New Drug Application for the Treatment of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia) Accepted for Filing with a Priority Review Classification

NEWPORT, Ky., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and granted priority review status for its investigational proprietary formulation of tranexamic acid for the treatment of women with menorr...

Pregis Announces Investor Conference Call to Review Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregis Corporation, a leading international manufacturer, marketer, and supplier of protective packaging products and specialty packaging solutions, will conduct an investor conference call to review its 2008 fourth quarter and full year results on ...

Free Community Seminar to Review Treatment Options for Enlarged Prostate

Supporting men's health awareness by exploring solutions to the most common health problem for men over the age of 60 PHILADELPHIA, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The causes and treatments of enlarged prostate will be the focus of a free community seminar on March 28, 2009 at 2:00pm at the Chestnut...

iJET Issues 2008 Review & Forecast Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Preparedness

Report Demonstrates Need for Continued Pandemic Planning Despite Challenging Economic Climate ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, today announced the publication of its annual repo...

Clinical trials' review finds only exercise to prevent low-back problems

Low-back pain continues to impose a huge burden on industrialized societies, in terms of symptoms, medical costs, productivity, and work absence. Annual costs related to back pain in the United States alone may run as high as $100 billion per year. But a systematic review of the literature for h...

Independent Review Organizations Take Pressure Off Healthcare Payers as Recession Deepens

IROs Help Ease Staff Burden, Maintain Compliance and Make Patient Safety a Priority PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The deepening U.S. economic recession has healthcare payers caught between member demands for better coverage and the need to reduce costs, while they also wrestle with ...

BLIS™ Announces Alliance with Surgical Review Corporation to Offer Surgical Complication Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Designees

BLIS™ reaches agreement with the leading organization that designates Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence to offer designees exclusive access to a unique, valuable insurance product, covering surgeons performing elective surgery. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February ...

Free Community Seminar to Review Treatment Options for Enlarged Prostate

Supporting men's health awareness by exploring solutions to the most common health problem for men over the age of 60 MERCER, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The causes and treatments of enlarged prostate will be the focus of a free community seminar on February 20, 2009 at 6:30pm at the Hampton...

Webinar Alert: Coverity Announces Verification and Validation of Medical Device Software with Static Analysis - A Review of FDA Guidance and Best Practices

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc. announces the following TechOnline Webinar: What: Coverity Webinar When: February 19 @ 1 pm ET / 10 am PT Where: http://seminar2.techonline.com/registration/distrib.cgi?s=1346&d=2794 How: Live over ...

Leading Supplemental Insurer Recommends Insurance Review Following Annual Benefit Enrollment Period

Supplemental insurance can be option to fill gaps and offset rising employee-paid healthcare costs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2009 -- Now that most employers have completed their annual benefit enrollment period, Combined Insurance , a leading provider of supple...
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