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Poll of Business Executives Shows Most Companies Not Aware of True Costs of Healthcare

MARIETTA, Ga., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to a conventional perspective among business executives that the top healthcare cost drivers for employers are pharmacy and medical expenses, research presented during a recent online webinar, hosted by Source Media, showed that los...

CSC's Dr. Robert M. Wah Advances to Number Nine on 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives List

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC ) announced today that Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare magazines ranked Dr. Robert M. Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of CSC's North American Public Sector business unit, number nine in their annual ranking of the 50 ...

International Medical Device Maker; Four Executives Charged in Connection With Unlawful Clinical Trials

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Attorney Michael L. Levy and Acting Assistant Attorney General Michael F. Hertz today announced the return of an indictment(1.) against Norian Corporation (Norian), Synthes, Inc. (Synthes), and four top Synthes executives, Michael D. H...

Ameritox(R) CMO Elected Chairman of the American College of Physician Executives Board

BALTIMORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Leider, M.D., MBA, FACPE, Ameritox's Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, has been elected as President and Chairman of the Board for the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), a national organization consisting of more than 10,000 phy...

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...

Two Executives Join Jackson Healthcare Advisory Board

Jackson Healthcare announces the appointment of Charles R. Evans and Reynold J. Jennings to the Advisory Board of Jackson Healthcare LLC (JH). JH provides physician, nurse and allied health staffing, hospital management and healthcare information technology solutions to over 1,000 hospitals in t...

Digirad Names Two Veteran Healthcare Executives to Board

Steven C. Mendell and Lloyd H. Malchow Join Digirad Board of Directors POWAY, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD ) today announced that it has named veteran healthcare executives Steven C. Mendell and Lloyd H. Malchow to its Board of Directo...

WaferGen Appoints Seasoned Industry Executives to Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

Also Announces Chief Operating Officer Promotion FREMONT, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced two key appointments, naming Robert J. Hariri, M.D., Ph.D....

Senior Living Executives Optimistic About Future

Leaders say industry is weathering recession at national ALFA conference PHILADELPHIA , May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading senior living executives today expressed confidence in the state of the industry and optimism about future prospects at the conclusion of a national c...

Align Technology Executives to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) announced today that executives of Align Technology, are scheduled to speak at two upcoming financial conferences. Both presentations, as noted below, will be web cast live via the Investor Relations sect...
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Industry Executives Finding Value in Shift of Scientific Publications

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The landscape of scientific publications strategy, planning and delivery is changing with the advent of transparency guidelines. Half of global publications groups are fully located in the marketing function, but publications leaders foresee a shift t...

Insurance Industry Teleconference on Swine Flu Pandemic Set for May 13

...anization warned that a Swine Flu or A/H1N1 pandemic is imminent, a prominent insurance law firm announced it will host a teleconference for insurance executives working to address this urgent global risk. "As we've seen with everything from asbestos litigation to hurricanes to the current financial crisis...

Pharmacyclics, Inc. Announces Closing of a Private Financing With the Principals of Pacific Biopharma Group, Ltd.

...s noted, "We appreciate the vote of confidence by the principals of PBG, all extremely successful biotech, pharmaceutical and/or generic drug industry executives who have separately built three billion dollar plus companies. We are in active communication with the principals of PBG discussing collaborative oppo...

Dr. Derek Winstanly of Quintiles to Serve as 2009 ACRO Chair; Mr. William Sharbaugh of PPD to Be Chair-Elect

...positions within Quintiles since joining the company in 1999. In his current role, as Executive Vice President, he works with senior biopharmaceutical executives to provide long-term strategic solutions, and is responsible for the Office of the Chief Medical Officer as well as the ethics and quality assurance f...

Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Hernia Repair Presented at the Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA)

...ssembly in Anesthesiology (PGA) of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, is available at www.pacira.com -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals executives are available for interviews upon request. CONTACT: Taunia Markvicka, 973-254-3565. ...

CuraGen to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and CR011-vcMMAE Phase II Trial Results on November 3, 2008

...swire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN ), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, announced today that Company executives will be holding a conference call and webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, November 3, 2008 following the release of third quarter 2008 financial resul...

Inverness Medical Innovations Participates in Meeting on HIV/AIDS with UN Secretary-General

... monitoring and health management solutions, met yesterday with Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, as part of a group of senior executives of seventeen of the world's leading research-based and generic pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. Inverness, together with senior officials from...

Enobia Pharma Appoints Industry Veterans with Commercial and Manufacturing Expertise to Expand Senior Management Team

...ecular Systems where he was responsible for technology transfer and manufacturing and release of heat stable enzymes. "Julie and Jayant are seasoned executives who bring to Enobia extensive industry experience that will be extremely valuable as we continue to progress our clinical program for hypophosphatasia...

Leading Healthcare System Decreases MRSA Infection Rate by 53 Percent - Offers Protocol & Educational Materials Free of Charge to Other Organizations

...-hitting, system-wide campaign that changed the health system's culture and spared an estimated 249 patients from the medical complications of MRSA. executives at Novant Health feel so strongly about hand hygiene and improving the quality and safety of patient care, they are making the health system's educati...

Clinical Trials Bootcamp Announces Inaugural Meeting

...other important topics. Also in attendance will be Pharmaceutical Companies, Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Research Organizations and Industry executives who can discuss priorities for clinical research. This is a unique chance to network with others in the field. To register for the meeting or to fin...
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Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement

...sion, but just the opposite is true," said Leigh. "Hypertension is more common among people on the lowest rungs of the occupational ladder." Unlike executives and professionals like architects and engineers, Leigh explained, workers in positions such as sales, administrative support, construction and food pr...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...oming barriers, which include economic, regulatory, educational and cultural factors. One, for instance, involves a shift in mindset in which business executives view sustainability not just as regulatory compliance but as a pathway to innovation. ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Overcoming Nontechnical ...

Lombardi scientist brings 'dream team' breast cancer research effort to GUMC

...to patients in an accelerated timeframe. SU2C represents an unprecedented collaboration uniting the major television networks, entertainment industry executives and celebrities, and prominent leaders in cancer research and patient advocacy. The majority of the $73.7 million awarded in this first round of thr...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... a remote location, such as a lake, a river, or a pipeline, and detect trace amounts of contaminants in real time, adds Prof. Katzir. Water management executives in Florida's Everglades and officials in Germany are among those who have expressed an interest in using the technology. Skyscrapers in New York Ci...

CHIs 5th Biomarker World Congress: Signature Event with Cutting-Edge Agenda

...tion that consistently delivers a cutting-edge agenda, 500+ senior delegates, and a sold-out exhibit hall.   Who Should Attend: Researchers and executives working in the following areas should plan on attending Molecular Diagnostics Assay Development Personalized Medicine Cli...

Lockheed Martin Named Biometrics 'Company of the Year' by Frost and Sullivan

...curity and defense communities with leading-edge biometrics solutions." As part of its rigorous selection process, Frost and Sullivan interviewed executives from across government and industry, measured growth and performance of biometrics market participants, and evaluated marketing and public relations e...

Innerscope Research(R) Uses Same-Day Results From Biometric Study to Identify Key Themes, Styles Behind Effective, Engaging Speaker Presentations

...scope's study revealed the speed and flexibility of its breakthrough Biometric Monitoring System(TM). During the Industry Leader Forum, which included executives from Fortune 500 companies and top research firms, Innerscope biometrically monitored the moment-to-moment emotional engagement of more than 20 attend...

Engineer devises ways to improve gas mileage

...ngineers). Established in 1971, the award has only been given twice to a member of academia including Agarwal. It is normally given to CEOs and senior executives of aerospace companies worldwide. He received the "Fluids Engineering Award" in 2001 from ASME, the highest national technical award given by ASME in ...

Lockheed Martin Named Biometrics 'Company of the Year' by Frost and Sullivan

...curity and defense communities with leading-edge biometrics solutions." As part of its rigorous selection process, Frost and Sullivan interviewed executives from across government and industry, measured growth and performance of biometrics market participants, and evaluated marketing and public relations e...

Energy Biosciences Institue named "Deal of Distinction" by tech-transfer group

...dmark $500 million biofuels research partnership that created the Energy Biosciences Institute has been named a "Deal of Distinction" by the Licensing executives Society, an organization of U.S. and Canadian technology transfer professionals. The annual Deal of Distinction awards, announced Oct. 22, honor th...
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Qforma Appoints Four Executives in Sales and Field Operations

SANTA FE, N.M., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Qforma, an advanced analytics and predictive modeling company, today announced the appointments of four executives to sales and field operations positions: Mark J. Grove is appointed Senior Vice President, Sales, New Business; Dean H. Kleyn advances with...

Healthcare Executives Will Discuss How Best to Spend Economic Stimulus Money at June Conference

Invitation-only event brings together healthcare C-suite leaders, policymakers, and architects to explore challenges and opportunities of integrating technology into healthcare facility design and care processes NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Infor m atic s Magazine, the on...

Senior Executives from HP, IBM and Omniture Headline "Leaders and Lessons Learned" Sales and Marketing Summit 2009

Pipeline Acceleration, Channel Effectiveness and Demand Creation Best Practice Findings to be released at SiriusDecisions B-to-B Conference. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) February 13, 2009 -- SiriusDecisions, the world's leading source for business-to-business sales and marketing ...

Monsanto Executives to Discuss Company's Growth Drivers, Profit Goals at Investor Conferences in February

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On the heels of a strong start to fiscal 2009, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ) executives will explain to investors this month where the company sees its opportunities for continued growth through the rest of this year and how it plans to achieve its goa...

Cyntellect Appoints Former Millipore and BD Biosciences Executives to Head Up its Product Marketing Efforts

New hires bring over 25 years of life sciences marketing experience to Cyntellect SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyntellect, a privately-held life sciences company leading the development and commercialization of live cell analysis and manipulation systems, announced today that it ...

Cardinal Health Executives to Speak at J.P. Morgan 27th Annual Healthcare Conference

DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health executives will address investors at the J.P. Morgan 27th Annual Healthcare Conference, being held Jan. 12 - 15 in San Francisco. Because of the previously announced plans to spin off its Clinical and Medical Products busine...

Cliff Consulting, Inc. Adds Two Influential Former Executives to Its Team - Banker Mary P. Carryer and Healthcare IT Leader Robert Goldstein

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Former banking executive Mary P. Carryer and former healthcare IT executive Robert Goldstein have joined Cliff Consulting, Inc., ( http://www.cliffconsulting.net ). Cliff Consulting (CCI) provides highly experienced project leadership to corporations and...

Industry Executives Finding Value in Shift of Scientific Publications

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The landscape of scientific publications strategy, planning and delivery is changing with the advent of transparency guidelines. Half of global publications groups are fully located in the marketing function, but publications leaders foresee a shift to...

MedThink Hires Two Executives to Serve its Growing Pharmaceutical Client Base

RALEIGH, N.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MedThink Communications, an innovator in medical communications, brand development, advertising and public relations, has hired two executives to serve the company's growing client base in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Steven Palmisano, t...

CSC's Dr. Robert M. Wah Makes Top 10 in 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives List

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC ) today announced that Dr. Robert M. Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of its North American Public Sector business unit, has been ranked number 10 in Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare magazi...
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