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User Centric Offers New Service, Usability Diagnostics, to Measure HIT Usability

CHICAGO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to increased attention about clinical productivity and adoption of Health IT (HIT), User Centric, Inc. ( www.usercentric.com ) - a user research firm based in Chicago, Illinois - announced a new service for the healthcare industry called Usability ...

User Centric to Address EHR Usability With New Service Offering

CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to negative impacts on clinician productivity and low adoption rates of Health IT (HIT), User Centric, Inc. ( www.usercentric.com ) - a user research firm based in Chicago, Illinois - announces a new service offering specifically for health care ...

User Centric Develops Guidelines for Personal Health Record (PHR) Applications Based on User Research

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Global user experience consulting firm User Centric, Inc., ( http://www.usercentric.com ) has identified several guidelines to be included in a working model for PHR interfaces that will facilitate user adoption. Based on a recent usability study comparing two ex...

Fingertip Formulary Accounts(R) Now Offers Access to Comprehensive Real-Time Account Information and Integrated Formulary Data, in a State-of-the Art Web-Based Platform

...der and plan information, as well as relevant formulary and enrollment data. The core feature of the newly designed platform is that a customer centric view is immediately available with a few clicks of the mouse. The newly enhanced Fingertip Formulary Accounts platform also seamlessly integrates oth...

Xoft Expands Cancer Treatment Platform With Launch of Skin Cancer Electronic Brachytherapy Trial at AAPM Meeting

...ology in virtually any clinical setting, eliminating the need for heavily shielded environments. Xoft provides a "point of care model" that is patient centric and accessible to a broader spectrum of patients and their physicians. The Axxent treatment platform provides a therapeutic dose of radiation directly...

Health Story Project Offers Perspective on "Meaningful Use" Definition

...chael Finke, CEO, M*Modal, "Clinical documentation is structured to support effective sharing between the narrative in documents and the database centric electronic health record. Our conversational document services turn clinical dictation directly into structured and encoded clinical documents which ...

Catterton Partners Acquires Leading Cosmeceutical Brand StriVectin

..., we see tremendous value in the StriVectin brand," said Ms. Shaban. "StriVectin's record of profitable growth is a tribute to its customer centric marketing and targeted formulations, which helped create the cosmeceutical skincare category. With this transaction, we intend to build on these stre...

Avacor(R), Premier Provider of Hair Growth Solutions, Acquired By Investor Group.

...nce the acquisition on January 1, 2009, Avacor Products LLC has been working diligently to build a solid infrastructure. An entirely new, customer centric management team is in place. That team is implementing stricter product quality controls and is developing more efficient order processing and fulfill...

Life Spine(R) Announces FDA Clearance of FS3(TM) Minimally Invasive Spinal System

...rse product offering, the FS3 posterior MIS screw system marks our fourteenth product to market and further strengthens our position as an engineering centric operation focused on bringing surgeon concepts to life." Life Spine is dedicated to improving the quality of life for spinal patients by increasi...

KePRO Names Two New Business Development Directors

...tions to reduce the utilization of health care resources and optimize quality of care for public and commercial clients. KePRO's comprehensive, member centric care management solutions go far beyond traditional utilization and case management by coordinating the care provided to members with acute, chronic a...
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First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

...ology in virtually any clinical setting, eliminating the need for heavily shielded environments. Xoft provides a "point of care model" that is patient centric and accessible to a broader spectrum of patients and their physicians. The Axxent treatment platform provides a therapeutic dose of radiation directly...

Xoft Showcases Interim Clincal Results for Breast Cancer Product and New Indications for Electronic Brachytherapy(eBx) at Astro Meeting

...ology in virtually any clinical setting, eliminating the need for heavily shielded environments. Xoft provides a "point of care model" that is patient centric and accessible to a broader spectrum of patients and their physicians. The Axxent treatment platform provides a therapeutic dose of radiation directly...

Electronic Brachytherapy a Viable Option for Early Stage Breast Cancer, According to Study Presented at ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium

...ology in virtually any clinical setting, eliminating the need for heavily shielded environments. Xoft provides a "point of care model" that is patient centric and accessible to a broader spectrum of patients and their physicians. The Axxent treatment platform provides a therapeutic dose of intracavitary radi...
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Diatom genome helps explain success in trapping excess carbon in oceans

...s or for biomedical applications," says Bowler. Diatoms reside in fresh or salt water and can be divided into two camps, centrics and pennates. The centric Thalassiosira resemble a round "Camembert" cheese box (only much smaller) and pennates like Phaeodactylum look more like a cross between a boomera...

Wealth of genomic hotspots discovered in embryonic stem cells

...tin insulation. This study uncovers two major modes of binding that give rise to transcription factor co- localization hotspots. The Nanog/Oct4/Sox2 centric hotspots are commonly co-bound by Smad1 and STAT3 and they represent points of integration for the intrinsic and external signaling pathways. The co...

Clinical studies show REMICADE reduces incidence of bowel surgeries in ulcerative colitis patients

...formation below.) About the PharMetrics Analysis This retrospective analysis examined medical and pharmacy claims from the PharMetrics Patient centric database to determine healthcare resource utilization among patients with UC before and after a colectomy. The PharMetrics database contains enrollmen...
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"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

...the healthcare cost burden. We are looking to combine expertise with adaptability. Understanding specific market needs and backing it up with customer centric approach will form the core of our strategy." The group plans to post sales of Yen 20 billion in Japan by 2015. ...

Children's Memorial Research Center, Chicago Becomes a Member of GeneGo's MetaMiner Stem Cell Partnership Program

...ulie Bryant, GeneGo's VP of Business Development. "We have a lot of experience in building pathway maps and we plan to have 10 types of stem cell drug centric pathway maps completed in 24 months." About GeneGo, Inc. GeneGo, Inc. develops systems biology technology such as compound based pathway...

OriGene Technologies, Inc. Establishes High Throughput Monoclonal Antibody Production Outsourcing Center in China

...long-term goal to providing high quality monoclonal antibodies for every single human gene. About OriGene OriGene Technologies, Inc. is a gene centric life sciences tool company dedicated to support academic, pharmaceutical and biotech companies for research and drug discovery. Our flagship products ...

2009 is Healthy for Asia

...0 percent. "Due to the greater healthcare costs pressures, 2009 will also see the paradigm shift in healthcare spend in Asia from being treatment centric to move towards the 3 P's of healthcare - Predictive, Personalised & Preventative healthcare," comments Mr Singh. Mr Singh further elaborates...

GEMS Introduces Ultrasonic Continuous Liquid Level Sensor for Challenging Fluid Measurement

...ge of industries throughout the world due to its extensive application knowledge, innovative sensor and miniature solenoid valve designs, and customer centric approach to problem solving to meet customer-specific needs. Gems Sensors & Controls is a leading global manufacturer of: liquid level, flow, and ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 18.5% Gain in Q3 2008 Diluted EPS and Reaffirms Full Year 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast. Q3 2008 Sales Increase 7.4%. Buyback Authorization Increased by 10 Million Shares.

...search-based business units as we continued to enhance our customer centric activities. Research Essentials and Research Specialties again achi...tory and execute other supply chain activities that are key to our customer centric approach. While the project commenced in 2007 and management expects it to ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 16.7% Gain in Q2 2008 Diluted EPS. Q2 2008 Sales Rise 14.4%. 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast Raised $.05 to $2.62-$2.72.

... SAFC, our Fine Chemicals unit, as we continued to enhance our customer centric activities. Research Essentials and Research Specialties achieved sales...tory and execute other supply chain activities that are key to our customer centric approach. While the project commenced in 2007 and management expects it to ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Raises 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast by $.05 to $2.57-$2.67. Reports Q1 2008 Diluted EPS Up 14.3%; Sales Gain of 14.9%.

...growth initiatives included: -- Continuing to enhance our customer centric structure, which enabled us to deliver another quarter of strong sal...tory and execute other supply chain activities that are key to our customer centric approach. While the project commenced in 2007 and management expects it to ...

BioAnalytics Group CEO, Senior Scientist to Present at Tucson Symposium March 12-13

...earchers in pharmaceutical, laboratory device, medical device companies, and academic research groups. Products include BioPathwise 2.0, the pathway centric modeling and simulation system for biomedical researchers, and BioPathwise DM, researcher- friendly data management for capturing, sharing, searching ...

CareEvolution and SCHIEx Named Interoperability Finalists for 2008 Microsoft Healthcare Users Group (MS-HUG) Healthcare Innovation Awards

...on technology in their efforts to enhance the quality and continuity of patient care, improve clinical workflow and productivity, and deliver consumer centric care," said David Patterson, PhD, Assistant Chief, Health & Demographics, South Carolina Office of Research & Statistics. Vik Kheterpal, MD, a Princip...
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...t you should know about ocular histoplasmosis and your treatment options. ... Who gets the Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome? ... Ocular Display centric Solutions is responsible for the manufacture and distribution of high perforance LCDs, box builds, turn key LCD assemby, custom TFTs, high ... Ocu...
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