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Mosaica Partners Briefing Paper Identifies Leading Practices for States and Regions to Leverage ARRA Stimulus Funds for HIE

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaica Partners describes how states and regions can best leverage the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to advance the quality of healthcare through health information exchange (HIE) in its newly released brie...

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...

Fragmented Los Angeles Hospital Market Provides Health Systems with Little Leverage to Negotiate Higher Reimbursement

Large Number of Hospitals Operating in the Red Compounds Financial Problems, According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of healthcare market intelligence, reports that more than 40 percent o...

S&P: Leverage Tops Politics as Primary Credit Concern for U.S. Health Care Companies, Says S&P

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As the race to the 2008 elections heats up, nearly every presidential hopeful has offered a proposal for providing health care coverage. "But when it comes to the already deteriorating credit quality of health care companies, the debt burden of industry playe...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...mal drug delivery technologies. Nuvo's lead product is Pennsaid, a topical NSAID used for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Nuvo intends to leverage its skin-penetrating technologies to create a portfolio of topical and transdermal products targeting a variety of indications. Nuvo is a publicly t...

AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...esent revenue and gross profit of the company's locum tenens staffing segment divided by days filled for the period presented. (6) leverage ratio represents the ratio of the total debt outstanding at the end of the period to the Adjusted EBITDA for the past twelve months. ...

Former Microsoft Healthcare Executive Joins iMedExchange

...will seek out opportunities that add value to iMedExchange's trusted relationship with physicians while giving sponsoring organizations the ability to leverage iMedExchange's social media platform to promote their products and reach their goals. "Pharmaceutical and medical device companies in particula...

CareFirst Joins Partnership of Blues Plans as Owner of NASCO

...and its single shared-system allows Blues plans to eliminate redundancy and leverage the costs of development and maintenance. NASCO's system is built to handl...ns," said John Ladaga, President and CEO of NASCO. "Our solutions leverage true economies of scale, which is resonating with CEOs and CIOs across Blue...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...in this economic environment, to date we raised $105 million of equity and retired $30 million of our senior notes. On an enterprise value basis, our leverage is 35% and after our recent equity issuances we have about $199 million of cash as well as the full capacity of our $700 million credit facility," com...

Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up

...ce call Thursday morning to brief reporters on a new analysis that shows why the country needs a robust national public health insurance plan with the leverage to compete against private insurers, rein in costs and make health care affordable for all. Hacker's paper argues that, during the crucial star...
Leverage in Medical Technology

ActiveSight and CHDI Leverage Fragment-Based Lead Discovery for Huntington Disease Therapies

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveSight, a division of Rigaku Americas Corporation, announced today that it will collaborate on a Fragment-based Lead Discovery (FBLD) Project with CHDI, Inc. FBLD involves the binding of small compounds, "fragments," to the active sites of protein drug...

UPDATE: US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201

...ial new therapy," said Steve Smith, vice president and general manager of Research and Personalized Science for US Oncology Research. "We are eager to leverage the US Oncology Research network to support the study." Patients targeted for the study include adults with histologically documented metasta...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

...tted to improving lives through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines. Amylin's research and development activities leverage the Company's expertise in metabolism to develop potential therapies to treat diabetes and obesity. Amylin is headquartered in San Diego, California. ...

deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

...deCODE Glaucoma(TM) for a major type of glaucoma; and deCODE BreastCancer, for the common forms of breast cancer. Its lead therapeutic programs, which leverage the company's expertise in chemistry and structural biology, include DG041, an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial th...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...mpany developing drugs and DNA-based tests to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic programs, which leverage the company's expertise in chemistry and structural biology, include DG041, an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial th...

MacroGenics and Lilly Achieve Targeted Patient Enrollment in PROTEGE, a Global Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial of Teplizumab in Type 1 Diabetes

...0, the company has built a fully-integrated set of capabilities in monoclonal antibody product development. The company's product development efforts leverage three proprietary technology platforms: (1) cancer stem-like cells; (2) Dual Affinity Re-Targeting (DART), which allows the company to incorporate mul...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

...ss medicines for diabetes, SYMLIN(R) (pramlintide acetate) injection and BYETTA(R) (exenatide) injection. Amylin's research and development activities leverage the Company's expertise in metabolism to develop potential therapies to treat diabetes and obesity. Amylin is headquartered in San Diego, California. ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

...tted to improving lives through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines. Amylin's research and development activities leverage the Company's expertise in metabolism to develop potential therapies to treat diabetes and obesity. Amylin is headquartered in San Diego, California. ...

Dow AgroSciences, World Wide Wheat Agree to Collaborate on Wheat

...re than 40 years of plant breeding to the collaboration and will be able to leverage Dow AgroSciences' reach in key global markets such as North America, Latin ...dson, chairman and CEO of W3. "With Dow AgroSciences as our partner, we can leverage customer relationships within the food chain and their marketing and commer...

PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide

...re competition for patient populations. To meet industry demand for conducting cancer trials across a broad range of indications, PAREXEL continues to leverage our global footprint and ability to manage complex programs on a worldwide scale to help biopharmaceutical companies access diverse patient population...
Leverage in Medical Products

Burdick HeartStride Exercise Stress System

Description:...esting into the office easy. Plus on-site training ensures diagnostic confidence. The PC-based HeartStride delivers value, allowing smaller offices to leverage PC hardware investments while increasing patient care....
Company:Burdick, Inc.

CHARMS 2000

Description:...record tracking, deficiency completion & release of information. Implemented in a fully scalable, client/server environment, CHARMS 2000 modules leverage the most sophisticated health information technology to provide comprehensive functionality & ease of use for healthcare facilities of all sizes & com...
Company:Meta Health Technology, Inc.

Quality Link 5

Description:...t an indispensable tool for managing a quality program. Based upon best industry practices, Quality Link Software offers an open architecture to leverage your existing documentation or create a new quality system from scratch. Some of the advantages of this system include the ability to easily update do...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Urodyn 1000

Description:... With the URODYN® 1000 stationary uroflow recorder you can leverage unsurpassed accuracy and reliability while providing a more pleasant and discreet experience for your patients....
Company:Medtronic Urology/Urogynecology

Fource Point

Description:... Fource Point Technology was developed to further protect the ACL and enhance the Four Points of leverage brace design. The patented Fource Point hinges are designed to react during leg extension and offer an increasing resistance in the last 35 degrees of...
Company:DJO Incorporated

Bledsoe Sport & Sport Max

Description:...red area as well as biofeedback to enhance proprioception and joint position sense. The Sport Max braces provide added support through the three-point leverage of the straps and hinge....
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

MixOR System

Description:...dvantage of the MixOR System from Smith & Nephew. Simple To Choose: the two options available within the one system allow you the flexibility and leverage to determine which approach is better for your procedure. Simple To Use: disposable parts are easy to inventory, and easy to use - eliminating th...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

Scorpio Posteriorly Stabilized Single Axis Knee

Description:...per to the posterior condyles, increasing the length of the patello-femoral moment arm. Quadriceps efficiency may then be increased to provide greater leverage and reduce the amount of force required to achieve full extension....
Company:Stryker Corporation

BD Beaver Meniscus blade

Description:... BD Beaver Meniscus blade, 7 mm flat (4/bx, 1 bx/ca), specially designed maximum leverage and visibility, cutting edge: 7 mm, sterile....
Company:BD Ophthalmics

Defiance III

Features:... ACL/PCL versions with patented 4-point dynamic leverage system Medial sweeping thigh that provides inner thigh clearance for bi-lateral brace use and riding sports Anti-Migration Strap to prevent brace f...
Company:DJO Incorporated
Leverage in Biological News

Plankton Power and RTDC announce proposed algae-to-biofuels pilot facility on Cape Cod

...mmercial distribution. The Cape Cod Algae Biorefinery Consortium recently submitted a $20 million proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy that would leverage $4 million in private funding to construct the proposed facility. MassDevelopment, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and Loud Fuel Company are al...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

...pping products with mixed 1GbE and 10GbE connectivity, we are very excited about the additional opportunities this new product provides. Customers can leverage RELDATA and the Fujitsu aligned technologies to cost-effectively maximize speed and performance in their storage environments." The Fujitsu XG...

New center at Georgia Tech aims to improve recovery of soldiers with severe injuries

...r. Chair in Tissue Engineering at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. The center will leverage the expertise of Georgia Tech researchers in musculoskeletal biology and regenerative medicine to quickly move tools that are clinically valuable, saf...

Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots

...e food) individuals will end up ingesting a great deal of energy in order to obtain their protein target, which can lead to weight gain. This 'protein leverage effect' is thought to play a significant role in the human obesity problem found in modern western societies. Our results suggest that an adjustment o...

URI receives $18 million grant to strengthen biomedical research capacity in Rhode Island

... Ron Jordan. "This sector of our economy will bear more fruit in the next several years as the state moves toward a knowledge based economy that will leverage this great higher education research, our highly qualified Rhode Island health delivery institutions, and new information and biological technologies ...

Study finds genetic links to age of first menstrual period and menopause

... been identified, even as a candidate, without the joint power of these two cohorts working together. Future collaborations will hopefully continue to leverage the combined power of the two cohorts for association studies directed at other clinical characteristics." The NHS was begun in 1976 to investigate...

NOAA awards $22.5 million to Harbor Branch/FAU and UNCW for new cooperative institute

...ost at UNCW. "UNCW has had a strong, productive relationship with NOAA for many years. This partnership provides us with even greater opportunities to leverage the leadership, innovation and ocean research expertise of UNCW's Center for Marine Science and FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to support...

Countries unite to reduce animal use in product toxicity testing worldwide

...art of the National Institutes of Health. "This agreement will help us achieve greater efficiency by avoiding duplication of effort and allowing us to leverage limited resources." Birnbaum signed as the U.S. representative on behalf of the NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicologi...

BIO-key(R) International Showcasing Biometric Identification Technology at 2009 RSA Conference

...angladesh Voter registration system (with 80+ million people enrolled) and McKesson's AcuDose-Rx (R) automated medication cabinets. These solutions leverage the superior accuracy and scalability of the BIO-key biometric identity software. Additionally, BIO-key identity solutions are integrated with Oracle ...

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

...ating their probe-smartphone concept into a suite of field trials for medical applications in developing countries. "We're at the point of wanting to leverage what we've done with this technology and find as many applications as possible,' Richard said. One such application could find its way to the milit...
Leverage in Biological Technology

"Over the Next 2-3 Years We Will Leverage Developmental Capabilities and Explore In-licensing and a Co-development Model to Consolidate Our Presence in Japan" - Dr. Kailash Sharma, President, Japan Operations, Zydus Cadila

TOKYO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With a business plan to launch 8-10 new products each year, Nippon Universal Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Zydus group, one of India's leading integrated pharma companies & a global healthcare provider, is looking to give a big boost to its ope...

Sigma-Aldrich Enters Exclusive Supply Agreement With Gene Oracle to Leverage Its Unique GeneIOS Gene Synthesis Platform

ST. LOUIS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) today announced an agreement to supply high quality services and oligonucleotides to Gene Oracle, an innovative gene synthesis company. Under the terms of the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich will be...

Pharsight's Reporting and Analysis Services Business Unit to Leverage New Validated Data Management System

Pharsight's Regulatory-Oriented Consulting Unit to Use Pharsight Knowledgebase Server for Management of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Data MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharsight Corporation (Nasdaq: PHST ), a leading provider of software, strategic consulting, a...

World Class Life Science and Pharmaceutical Companies Leverage DoveBid s Global Reach for Asset Management and Disposition

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 10, 2006) - DoveBid, Inc., ( http://www.dovebid.com ), the global leader in capital asset auction and valuation services, announced today it will be conducting its 50th global Life Sciences / BioPharma Exchange auction...

Shanghai ChemPartner and ELARA Pharmaceuticals Expand Drug Discovery Collaboration to a New Level

...l spin off from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany. Our new integrated relationship will enable ELARA to further leverage ChemPartner's strong R&D capabilities from discovery to early development phase. We anticipate a stronger strategic partnership down the road as ...

Millions Flowing into Medical Real Estate

...dym told HREI. Meanwhile, Nashville, Tenn.-based developer Oman-Gibson Associates says it is looking to raise $40 million from investors, and then leverage new medical real estate developments and acquisitions in the 40 percent to 50 percent range. As a result, the fund could invest up to $80 million to $...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Signs Biopharmaceutical Company, Lilly, as Anchor New York City Tenant at the Alexandria Center for Science and Technology

...hly collaborative platform from which to access renowned medical and research institutions in New York City. Alexandria's New York City presence will leverage the Company's proprietary clustering model to recruit a broad and diverse spectrum of life science entities. "New York City has always been ...

Thomson Reuters Partners With Sagient Research

... and other commercial content will address forecasting professionals' needs for multiple perspectives on a drug's potential. Customers will be able to leverage our transparent assumptions as they build their own models." Thomson Pharma Partnering provides all of the information companies need to fi...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Second Quarter Results

...ss medicines for diabetes, SYMLIN(R) (pramlintide acetate) injection and BYETTA(R) (exenatide) injection. Amylin's research and development activities leverage the Company's expertise in metabolism to develop potential therapies to treat diabetes and obesity. Amylin is headquartered in San Diego, California....

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

...erize the compound they have isolated and check to see if it, or something similar, has been previously described. With dereplication, researchers can leverage known information and are not forced to start from scratch each time a new compound needs to be identified. "As long as the structure of the thera...
Leverage in Biological Definition

Homeostasis

...its applications. For example, in nerves , a threshold electric potential triggers the generation of a much larger action potential . (See also leverage points .) Ecological homeostasis In the Gaia hypothesis , James Lovelock stated that the entire mass of living matter on Earth (or any pl...

Muscle

...;10 9 joules. External links The Straight Dope (Masseter "strongest;" 975 pounds for 2 seconds; gluteus maximus and quadriceps strongest if leverage not included) Physics factbook (Heart output 1.3 to 5 watts, lifetime output 2 to 3 ×10 9 joules) Alaska optometric association (Extern...
Leverage in Biological Dictionary

Persistence

...g the Java Persistence API. ... Creating a Persistence Unit. Creating the Entity ... ... execution persistence . Dynamically linked pro- grams leverage inter-application persistence by ... persistence improves the performance of GUI applications ... MySpace Music profile for PERSISTENCE . Down...
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