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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and their subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported today a combined total operating revenue of $10.5 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to $10.1 billion in the second quarte...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today the expiration and the final results of the previously announced offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), to purchase for cash (i) any and all of th...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- California domestic violence prevention advocates will learn how to use the latest technology to help keep abuse survivors safe, thanks to a new program created by the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) and Verizon. ...

Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference

Lifeclinic and LearnSomething Team-Up to and Unveil the Health Communicator Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) August 7, 2009 -- Lifeclinic International, Inc. , the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations, wi...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

ATLANTA, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta-based, biopharmaceutical firm (the "Company"), developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, today announced its finan...

Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The differences between the House and Senate health care reform bills aren't just for wonky policy experts," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman. "They translate to real differ...

Garry O'Grady Appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical Institute, a leading provider of specialized training solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, today announced that Garry O'Grady has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute. In hi...

Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey reports that most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received when they were infants or small children. But according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, most pre-teens and teens do not h...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Medical Aesthetics has selected Artefill, the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-enhanced collagen filler for the correction of smile lines, to help patients defy nature and wrinkles. Kathleen Stegman, RN, M.A. has been an avid Arte...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

SKILLMAN, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading provider of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the launch of a new campaign and best practice statement supporting Versiva ((R)) XC ((R)) gelling foam dressing. B...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Averaging 2,700 patients daily throughout the United States and hosting a critical 24/7 patient information call center, Hospice Partners On Call has selected 1Vault Networks ( www.1vault.net ), a secure colocation facility, to safeguard its...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

ARDEE, Ireland, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-Firstcall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Revenue in the quarter ended June 30, 2009 increased 7.1% to $250.8 million over the prior year quarter. The primary drivers of...

Watson Pharmaceuticals and Arrow Group Receive FTC Second Request

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with Watson's...

Greg Fischer Named AvMed Health Plans' New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

MIAMI, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Fischer has been named AvMed's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. As a member of AvMed's senior executive team Fischer will be responsible for leading the company's strategy as it relates to membership growth and retention in all markets ar...

Sao Paulo Hosts Second CPhI and P-MEC South America Pharma Events

MAARSSEN, Netherlands, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the background of continuing strong market growth, Sao Paulo will host the second CPhI South America and P-MEC South America pharma ingredients and production technology events on Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 August. Staged by UB...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation Near Agreement on Rate Increases on Under Age 65 Individual Products

DETROIT, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), the Michigan Attorney General and the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation are near an agreement that would conclude the Attorney General's and Office of Financial and Insurance Regu...

American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screening and Discussion of the HBO Series, The Alzheimer's Project

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher Is Featured Facilitator CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a special community screening and discussion of the HBO S...

GNC Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Report 2nd Quarter 2009 Financial Results

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- General Nutrition Centers, Inc. ("GNC" or the "Company") announced today that it has scheduled a conference call and webcast to report its financial results for the second quarter 2009 on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 11 a.m. EDT. To listen to this cal...

Air Methods Reports 2Q2009 Results and 3Q2009 Update

DENVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM ), the largest air medical transportation company in the world, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 and provided an update on July 2009 flight volumes. For the quarter...

Integralis Expert Resource Available to Discuss Twitter Denial of Service Attack and Web 2.0 Security

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Twitter was shut down Thursday morning August 6 due to a denial of service attack. Eric Greenberg, Sr. VP of security and risk solutions at Integralis, can discuss: - Why are Web 2.0 sites like ...

IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Release Date

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX ) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2009 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, August 13, 2009. In conjunction with the release, the Company will host a ...

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...

NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of nearly 60 employer-based health care coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and approximately 25 million employees and their dependents across the United Sta...

Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhancements to the sedation administration standards and regulations content on the site, including state-spe...

Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnerships between faith-based organizations and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, are critical to enhancing efforts to reduce maternal deaths and end violence against women. Representatives of more than 40 international...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Bill Clinton, Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury and Matrix Laboratories Founder and Vice Chairman N. Prasad today announced an important agreement to enable better, more affordable treatments for patients on "second-line" antire...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OBP Medical Inc. introduces Under Johnnies(TM): a cost effective, patient friendly, line of disposable underwear for hospitals. Skimpy, revealing, uncovered : all words accurately describing the hospital gowns used by healthcare facilities acro...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

Report Shows That Making Americans Part of The Conversation Is Critical To Advancing Health Care Reform SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress breaks for its August recess with polls pointing to a decline in public support for health reform efforts, new research ...

AADE, Emory University and Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Partner to Educate and Improve Access to Care for Atlanta-area Minorities with Diabetes

ATLANTA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today announced the launch of an Atlanta-based program aimed at improving self-management of diabetes among minority populations. In partnership with Emory University's Latino Diabetes Education Program...

iPierian Appoints Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger to Scientific Advisory Board

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- iPierian, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on changing the paradigm of drug discovery and development through the application of cellular reprogramming, today announced the appointments of Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hoc...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology , the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced an innovative implementation at Kool Smiles . Kool Smiles is a rapidly-growing company whose mission is to bring quality dental servi...

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...

Photos: Lumixyl(TM) Enters the Market to Improve the Appearance of Hyperpigmentation without Irritation and Side Effects

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumixyl(TM) a non-toxic, non-irritating, synthetic peptide technology shown to significantly help improve the appearance of unwanted discoloration, age spots, sun spots and uneven skin tone is now available through select physicians to help their...

DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(R) Announces Second Quarter Financial Results and Corporate Highlights Conference Call

WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq GM: DUSA ) announces that its corporate highlights and second quarter financial results press release will be issued on Tuesday, August 11 at 6:30 a.m. to be followed by a conference call at 8:30 ...

Accuray Incorporated to Report Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that it will report results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2009, ended June 27, 2009, on Monday, August 24, 2009 after th...

US Oncology Announces Retirement of R. Dale Ross and Appointment of Bruce Broussard as Chairman of the Board

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of US Oncology Holdings, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, US Oncology, Inc. (collectively, "US Oncology" or the "Company"), announced that, effective Sept. 1, 2009, R. Dale Ross is retiring as Executive Chair...

ULURU Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and to Provide a Business Update

Addison, TEXAS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U L URU Inc. (NYSE Alternext: ULU) today announced that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 financial results and provide a general business update on Monday, August 17, 200...

Stories to Promote Health and Enhance Lives

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to educate, inform, and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," on Chicago Access Network Television (...

XTENT Announces Plan for NASDAQ Delisting and Filing of Certificate of Dissolution

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that it has provided written notice to The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. ("NASDAQ") of its intention to voluntarily delist its common stock from the NASDAQ Global Market. The Company currently ...

2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition

WHO: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) WHAT: Scientists from around the world gather to discuss the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products in an effort to enhance global health care. WHEN: November 8 - 12, 2009 WHERE: Los Angeles Convention ...
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