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NutraCea Announces Forbearance Agreement With Bank and Provides Update on Business Strategy and Transactions

PHOENIX, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ) , a world leader in stabilized rice bran nutrient research and technology, today announced the Company has entered into a forbearance agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, N. A. ("Wells Fargo") relating to the previously disclosed...

LSTM leads project to develop HIV/AIDS strategy for Libya

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is leading a project to provide technical assistance to the Libyan government to finalise the development of a national HIV strategy and programme of support. The project is supported by a 1 million grant from the Delegation of the European Commission ...

Innovator's Studio launches new forum for Chief Strategy Officers October 26-27, 2009

The Strategy Group announces the October kickoff of a new forum for chief strategy officers as part of The Innovator's Studio, a collaborative incubator for market-leading health systems seeking to create competitive advantage through value innovation. Norfolk, Virginia...

Innovator's Studio offers Social Media Strategy Intensive Sept 16-17, 2009

The Strategy Group announces a social media strategy intensive designed specifically to help hospitals and health systems incorporate social media into marketing strategy. The 2-day session, entitled, Social Media: It's All About Strategy, is scheduled for Sept 16-17, 2009 in Chicago, IL. ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces New MuGard Commercial Strategy in North America

DALLAS, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP) , announced today that it is evaluating strategic options for the commercialization of MuGard in North America. MuGard is an FDA approved treatment for oral mucositis, a debilitat...

New strategy in tumor treatment

A new strategy proposed by researchers at Dartmouth Medical School and Amtek, Hanover, NH may treat tumors that do not respond to conventional treatment. The study, which was published on May 29th in the open access, peer reviewed journal PLoS ONE , uses a combination of two agents to selectively...

Milestone Scientific Expands Global Sales Strategy to Enhance Penetration of International Dental Markets

LIVINGSTON, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it is refining its marketing strategy to gain greater access to and penetration of the international dental marke...

Tyco Electronics Appoints Cuong Do as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development

BERWYN, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL ; BSX: TEL) has appointed Cuong Viet Do as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development. He reports to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Lynch. Lynch said, "We are very excited to have Cu...

New Strategy Eyed for AIDS Treatment

Discovery of HIV hiding places may pave way for novel therapies MONDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- A radical new therapy could improve treatment of people with HIV-AIDS by destroying the viruses circulating in the body as well as those hiding in immune system cells, according to a new...

AMDL CEO Featured in CEOCFO Magazine; Details Progress on DR-70 International Commercialization Strategy & Confidence in FY2009 Financial Forecast

TUSTIN, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China, announced today its Chairman and CEO Mr. Douglas MacLellan has been featured in CEOCFO Magazine - a daily online investment news publication t...

NIAID media availability: New strategy proposed for designing antibody-based HIV vaccine

WHAT: Most vaccines that protect against viruses generate infection-fighting proteins called antibodies that either block infection or help eliminate the virus before it can cause disease. Attempts to create a vaccine that induces antibodies that prevent HIV infection or disease, however, have so...

XELR8 Holdings, Inc. Hires Vice President of Strategy and Network Development

Outstanding team leader with a strong record of revenue growth and sales force development DENVER, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XELR8 Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XELR), a provider of functional foods, beverages and nutritional supplements, announced today that it has hired Kevin ...

Alere Executives Present National Health Improvement Strategy to Congressional and Industry Leaders

Includes estimates that spending for chronic illnesses could be reduced by $17 billion through innovative care management. ATLANTA, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration, Congressional leaders and industry groups weigh the costs and benefits of healthcare reform, Alere(R) has...

MDS Announces Strategy to Focus MDS Pharma Services on Early Stage Operations - Discovery Through Phase IIa

Company to Divest Late Stage Operations, Signs Agreement to Sell Phase II-IV Operations to INC Research TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE: MDZ ), a leading provider of products and services to the global life sciences markets, today announced that i...

Sisters of Charity Health System Appoints Orlando L. Alvarez Jr. to Head Physician Strategy and Business Development

CLEVELAND, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Sisters of Charity Health System continues its strategic growth, it has made a significant investment in its commitment to growing its physician collaboration strategies. Key to this strategy is the hiring of Orlando L. Alvarez Jr. in the new p...

Cutler to Direct Debt Management Product Strategy at Ontario Systems

MUNCIE, Ind., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario Systems, a leading provider of revenue cycle management and collection management solutions for the debt management and health care industries, today announced that prominent collections technology expert Brian Cutler has joined the company and will lea...

Health Experts Plot Strategy for Swine Flu Vaccine

World Health Organization expected to make recommendation next week, report says THURSDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccine manufacturers and other health experts met Thursday at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to plot potential strategies to combat...

CMSA Delivers Important Message to Congress: Case Management Services Improve Patient Care and Should Be Key Strategy in Health Care Reform Initiatives

CMSA holds its third Public Policy Day in Washington, D.C. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Case Management Society of America (CMSA) held its third annual Public Policy Day on Capitol Hill on April 28 to increase awareness of case management and the vital care coordi...

Frost & Sullivan Award Reinforces Outstanding Product Line Strategy by SIRS-Lab

LONDON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frost & Sullivan "2009 European Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases Product Line Strategy of the Year Award", is presented to SIRS-Lab GmbH. The company's exceptional product line for sepsis diagnosis and monitoring make it a worthy recipient of this...

Massachusetts Healthcare Reform Cost Containment Strategy Featured in New Report

New England States' Enhancement of Health Coverage Programs for the Unemployed Also Highlighted in New Analysis from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while Massachuse...

A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems SUNDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Spring beckons us outside for fun and exercise and that tends to lead to more calls to doctors about foot injuries, according to the American Podiatric...

The Nation's Leading Health Care Strategy Firm Launches Post-Merger Integration Practice

Health Strategies & Solutions, Inc. (HS&S), has announced the formation of a Post-Merger Integration and Restructuring Practice. The new practice will focus on helping hospitals and systems with the many challenges posed by increasing financial pressures and the consolidating health care...

New strategy developed to diagnose melanoma

A UCSF research team has developed a technique to distinguish benign moles from malignant melanomas by measuring differences in levels of genetic markers. Standard microscopic examinations of biopsied tissue can be ambiguous and somewhat subjective, the researchers say, and supplementing standard...

Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction

Transferring single embryos to women's wombs over several assisted reproduction cycles that use both fresh and frozen embryos is more effective and cheaper than transferring two or more embryos at one time, according to data from the world's longest running series of patients who choose to have on...

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

USA300the major epidemic strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causing severe infections in the United States during the past decadeinherits its destructiveness directly from a forefather strain of the bacterium called USA500 rather than randomly acquiring harmful genes fr...

New strategy to weaken traumatic memories

Philadelphia, PA, 17 March 2009 Imagine that you have been in combat and that you have watched your closest friend die in front of you. The memory of that event may stay with you, troubling you for the rest of your life. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is among the most common and disablin...

New York State health IT strategy may be model for the nation

NEW YORK (March 10, 2009) -- Health information technology programs implemented in New York state are active and functioning a full two years after being established, and could serve as models for new federal initiatives, according to a study by investigators at Weill Cornell Medical College. "...

LCA-Vision New Excimer Laser Strategy to Reduce Operating Expenses in Excess of $3 Million Annually

CINCINNATI, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) today announced that following a rigorous clinical comparison of excimer laser platform technologies, the Company has finalized plans to reduce the number of platforms at each of its Lasik Plus (R) vision centers from...

How to Increase Sales Margin 1 Percent to 10 Percent and Lower Your Risk by Building a Negotiation Strategy into Your Sales Process

Companies can respond intelligently to difficult negotiation tactics their prospects and customers use, if they integrate effective counter strategies into their sales process. SPIF! - the professional educational forum for sales process improvement hosts a webinar with Think! Inc., a leading sal...

New health reform strategy would insure everyone, improve health and slow spending growth

New York, NY, February 19, 2009A comprehensive set of insurance, payment, and system reforms could guarantee affordable health insurance coverage, improve health outcomes, and slow the growth of health spending by $3 trillion by the end of the next decade, according to a new report released today ...

Health Care Workers Call on ARH Board Members to Meet, Develop Real Strategy to Deal With Hospitals' Bottom Line

Union Members Say Patient Care at Risk With Threats of Closures, Layoffs LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from three major unions representing more than 3,000 health care workers at nine Appalachian Regional Health Care (ARH) facilities in eastern Kentucky and south...

Combination Products Executive Forum to be Hosted by CHI's Pharmaceutical Strategy Series

Business Executives, Pricing Analysts, and IP Professionals Meet on Expanding their Combination Products Research and Partnerships on June 1-2, 2009 in Cambridge, MA. Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 13, 2009 -- The Pharmaceutical Strategy Series, a division of Cambridge He...

Cystinosis Research Network Unveils New Communication Strategy and Website

Cystinosis Research Network, a non-profit organization funding research for the genetic disorder cystinosis, unveils new communication strategy and website. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) January 29, 2009 -- The Cystinosis Research Network, a non-profit organization aimed at s...

Frost & Sullivan Bestows Product Line Strategy Leadership Award to VTS Medical Systems, LLC

LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frost & Sullivan '2009 European Medical Imaging Display Monitors Product Line Strategy Leadership Award' is presented to VTS Medical Systems, LLC, for its proactive approach in addressing the unmet needs of European hospitals with its value-added products an...

VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. Unveils Strategy to Leverage $20 Billion Federal Health IT Proposal

LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) today unveiled the framework for how it plans to take advantage of the availability of nearly 20 billion dollars in federal funding that is part of the House Appropriations Committee's $82...

VTS Medical Systems, LLC Awarded Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Healthcare, Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for 2009

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- VTS Medical Systems, LLC has been awarded the European Medical Imaging Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for 2009 by Frost & Sullivan. The award is to be presented at Frost & Sullivan's "Excellence in Healthcare" Awards Banquet in London on Mar...

Multiple Screening Strategy Boosts Cervical Cancer Detection

Two extra steps improve results, study finds TUESDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Two extra steps may improve the accuracy of cervical cancer screening, a new study claims. A Pap smear is the standard test, but findings in the Jan. 13 online issue of the Journal of the National Can...

Vital Images Names Healthcare Veteran Ray Ghanbari Executive Vice President of Strategy and Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ) , a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, has named Ray A. Ghanbari, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Strategy and Products, a new position at ViTAL...

UT Southwestern researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

DALLAS Nov. 23, 2008 Bavituximab, an anti-viral drug developed by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers, shows promise as a new strategy to fight viral diseases, including potential bioterrorism agents. In a study appearing in the December issue of Nature Medicine , groups of guinea pi...

Researchers discover strategy for predicting the immunity of vaccines

In the first study of its kind, researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, have developed a multidisciplinary approach involving immunology, genomics and bioinformatics to predict the immunity of a vaccine without exposing individuals to ...
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