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European Health Care Institutions Forced to Select Lower-Priced Interventional Cardiology Devices

WALTHAM, Mass., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the ongoing economic crisis is putting pressure on publicly-funded health care systems across Europe, intensifying the decline of interventional card...

Health Plans Continue to Select Health Integrated to Improve Member Health, Reduce Costs

TAMPA, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With healthcare reform a high priority on the national agenda, Shan Padda, chairman and chief executive officer of Health Integrated, a leading provider of Health Management Solutions, believes the market is strong for companies that can clearly offer solution...

McCallan and Excerpta Medica Launch MED SELECT Program at HCEA

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With many industry and national initiatives calling for personalized treatment for patients rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, the launch of the S cientific EL ective E ducational C onten T Program, MED SELECT provides a unique oppo...

National Healthcare Providers Select onFocus epm(TM) To Help Ensure Success on Financial and Strategic Objectives

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- onFocus Healthcare, Inc., today announced a series of new strategic customer implementations for the Company's onFocus|epm(TM) system. The new accounts are Vanguard Health Systems, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, St. Francis Medical Centers, NorthC...

AGH Joins Select Group of Medical Centers in Study of Promising New Technology for Treatment of Heart Failure

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh has joined a select group of leading cardiovascular disease centers in the United States exploring the efficacy of a promising new technology – called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) - for the treatment of patients with adva...

Clarient Launches New Gene Mutation Test to Help Select Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation Test May Be Key To Identifying Patient Response to Drug Therapies ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT ), a premier anatomic pathology and molecular testing services resource for pathologists, oncologis...

Minnesota Health Plans Select IGI and ORBIT(R) to Power First State-Mandated Shift to Standardized, Electronic Data Exchange between Plans and Providers

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota has become the first state in the nation to cut red tape by requiring all health care providers to electronically submit insurance claims to health plans, using a single set of data standards. The law, referred to as the E3 Initiative, will also r...

TDIC and TDIC Insurance Solutions Select Former California Department of Insurance Deputy as CEO

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dentists Insurance Company (TDIC) and TDIC Insurance Solutions have announced the hire of Jim Richardson as their new president and CEO. Richardson begins his new position on May 28, 2009, bringing a unique blend of more than 20 years of management, a...

Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced the establishment of the Senate Select Committee on Autism (ASD) & Related Disorders which will build on the trailblazing work and important contributions of the th...

NASA, NSBRI Select 12 Proposals to Support Crew Health on Missions

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI, of Houston will fund a dozen proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future space exploration missions. The select...

Profiles International Identifies Hiring in Select Sectors

Tough Economy Helping Certain Job Sectors WACO, Texas, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Profiles International , a global leader in employment evaluation and human resource management assessment tools, has identified specific job sectors and businesses that are seeing growth and hiring even during ...

Community Health Centers Select Sage Intergy CHC Community Health Management System

Intergy CHC streamlines data collection; simplifies UDS reporting TAMPA, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming its position as a leading provider of integrated electronic health records and community health management solutions to federally qualified health centers (FQHC) nationwide, S...

MEDRAD Multi Vendor Service Launches TotalRepair(SM) on Select Ultrasound Probes

The first and only guaranteed ultrasound repair solution makes efficient use of shrinking healthcare budgets WARRENDALE, Pa., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, INC., Multi Vendor Service has announced the launch of TotalRepair, the first and only guaranteed repair solution on select ultrasoun...

1 in 3 Medicare Part D Enrollees Select Medicare Advantage Drug Plans for 2009

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than nine million people, or 34 percent of all Medicare Part D enrollees, currently receive their prescription drug benefit through Medicare Advantage plans with prescription drug coverage (MA-PD plans), says new analysis by Avalere Health. Using jus...

Two Pharmaceutical Firms Select Clinipace to Deploy New Grant Management Solution

TEMPO™ for Grant Management assists medical affairs departments in deploying comprehensive investigator-initiated research grant management program Morrisville, N.C. (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- Clinipace, a growing clinical research solutions company, today annou...

How to Select an Electronic Health Record System That Healthcare Professionals Can Use

CHICAGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have been promoted by industry and government as a means of improving patient care and controlling costs. However, actual adoption of EHRs has been lower than expected due to general resistance related to implementa...

Danaher to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ) announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Daniel L. Comas will be presenting at the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 1:35 p.m. EST. Th...

Columbia Doctors, the Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Select MxSecure, Inc., as Their Medical Transcription Vendor of Choice

Columbia Doctors, the Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University select MxSecure, Inc., the nation's leading provider of medical transcription services to medical practices and healthcare clinics, as their transcription vendor of choice for the integration rollout of their electronic medical ...

It's Cold Outside! Warm Up in Select Downtown Boston Heated Bus Shelters Courtesy of TYLENOL(r) Warming Liquids

BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of TYLENOL(r) Warming Liquids have set out to warm up chilly Boston bus riders by heating ten bus shelters in the downtown area. The shelters, which will be heated until March 8, can be found at the following locations: 666 Boylston...

It's Cold Outside! Warm Up in Select Downtown Chicago Heated Bus Shelters Courtesy of TYLENOL(r) Warming Liquids

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of TYLENOL(r) Warming Liquids have set out to warm up chilly Chicago bus riders by heating ten bus shelters in the downtown area. The shelters, which will be heated until March 8, can be found at the following locations: 16 South Clar...

Kroger Recalls Select Ice Cream Products Due to Possible Health Risk

CINCINNATI, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR ) said today it is recalling Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in select stores because the peanut butter in the ice cream was supplied by Peanut Corporation of America and may be contaminated with Salmonella. ...

Kellogg Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Austin(R) and Keebler(R) Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Select Snack-Size Packs of Famous Amos(R) and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Health Risk

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kellogg Company today announced a voluntary recall of certain Austin(R) and Keebler(R) branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and select snack-size packs of Famous Amos(R) Peanut Butter Cookies and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut B...

85 Percent of Hospitals Select CCHIT Certified Products

According to data from the HIMSS Analytics Database, 85 percent of hospitals in the contracting phase of an IT acquisition have signed with a CCHIT Certified vendor since November 2007, when CCHIT released its first acute care or inpatient certified products. Chicago (...

The Makers of TYLENOL(R) Warming Liquids Offer Free 'Warming' Taxi Rides in Select Philadelphia Areas

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of TYLENOL(R) Warming Liquids have embarked on a multi-city tour offering passengers access to free taxi rides so they can warm up. Already a success in New York and Boston (and eventually heading to Washington, D.C. as well), passengers in Philade...

First-Ever Over-the-Counter Dual Action Iron Supplement Launched at the American Dietetic Association Conference in Chicago; Bifera to be Available in Select Stores in Early 2009

New, dual action iron supplement pill with virtually no gastrointestinal side effects for people who need the energy and nutritional benefits from iron to be available without prescription CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced today at the American Dietetic Association, Bif...

How to select anti-hepatitis B virus agents for drug-resistance patients?

HBV infection may lead to acute liver disease, chronic active hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Over 350 million people worldwide are estimated to be infected chronically by HBV and are therefore at risk of liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatocellular carcinoma. The principa...

St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York Select Telanetix Telepresence Solution

- Currently Used for Executive Communication, Training and Disaster Preparedness - BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telanetix, Inc. (OTC BB: TNXI), a leading IP solutions provider offering telepresence and VoIP services to business markets, today ...

Leading Healthcare Organizations Overwhelmingly Select Sentillion for User Provisioning

Sentillion proVision(TM) Now Manages Over 150,000 Identities ANDOVER, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentillion announced today that over the past six months, seven healthcare organizations have selected Sentillion's proVision solution to create centralized and automated provisioning pro...

i'm Initiative Participants Select UNICEF as Top Charity in First Year of Microsoft's Initiative

U.S. Fund for UNICEF nets $255K for Child Survival programming NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF celebrated the first anniversary of the i'm Initiative by announcing UNICEF's designation as the top charity selected by users of Windows Li...

American Stock Exchange Lists Merrill Lynch's Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Amex Health Care Select Sector Index

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) opened trading on Merrill Lynch's Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the AMEX Health Care Select Sector Index. Priced at $10.00 per unit with an initial offer size of 2,000,000 units, this equity trades under the tic...

Researchers develop a method to select eggs with the best chance of leading to successful pregnancy

This release is available in French . Quebec City, March 12, 2008A research team supervised by Universit Laval scientist Marc-Andr Sirard has identified genetic markers that allow the selection of eggs with the best chance of leading to successful pregnancy after in vitro fertilization (IVF)...

HealthCare Partners Physicians Join Blue Cross of California 'Power Select HMO' Network

More than 800 primary care physicians become available to Blue Cross members WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross of California (Blue Cross) today announced the inclusion of HealthCare Partners Medical Group and Affiliated Physicians (Healt...

Elbit Imaging Ltd. Selected for Listing on Nasdaq Global Select Market

Company Meets Highest Listing Standards of any Exchange in the World TEL-AVIV, Israel, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: EMITF ) ("EI" or the "Company") today announced that it has qualified to be listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market effective January 1, 200...

Pediatric Practices Select Intergy EHR by Sage for Electronic Health Records

Four Pediatric Groups Select Intergy by Sage TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pediatric practices around the country -- from Idaho to New Jersey -- have recently selected Intergy EHR by Sage as their Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution. According to representatives from ...

Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners

Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most men newly infected with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) choose to have unprotected sex only with other HIV-infected partners, say U.S. researchers who analyzed data ...

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare Select Perot Systems for Technology Services

10-year, Sole Source Agreement Supports JHSMH IT Strategy PLANO, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER ) today said that Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare (JHSMH), a leading health system based in Louisville, KY, has selected the company to...

NASA, NSBRI Select 17 Proposals in Space Radiation Research

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The crews of future missions to the moon and Mars could face serious health risks from exposure to space radiation. NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, known as NSBRI, Houston, will fund 17 new research projects that will e...

Harvard Researchers Select S.C. BlueCross for National Honor

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Medical School researchers have honored BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina for an innovation that allows health care providers to obtain member pre- certifications in seconds over the Internet, making the pre-certification process more effic...

DICOM Services Grid(TM) From Acuo Technologies(R) Available Through EMC Select

Acuo Technologies provides healthcare and Life Sciences Customers the DICOM Services Grid, this offer is now available through EMC Select ST. PAUL, Minn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuo Technologies, a company specializing in the development of high-performance grid software for intelligent me...

AMN Healthcare Services Acquires Platinum Select

Leader in Healthcare Staffing Claims Top Spot in Allied Staffing Services SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS ), the nation's largest healthcare staffing company, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Platinum ...
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