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CDC Warns of Multidrug-resistant Infections Caused by Shigella
5/21/2015 11:06:15 AM
Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted information about a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness that is occurring throughout the United States.  The illness is believed to have been spread by international travelers who have brought back a type of Shigella bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic ciprofloxacin (Cipro).   When infected …
PSKW CEO Robert Previdi Named One of the 60 Most Influential People in the Healthcare Industry
PSKW CEO Robert Previdi Named One of the 60 Most Influential People in the Healthcare Industry
5/20/2015 11:29:03 AM
PSKW, LLC , a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, today announced that PM360 , a prominent health-marketing industry trade magazine, has named PSKW CEO Robert Previdi one of the winners of its inaugural ELITE awards. The ELITE winners include 60 of the most influential people in the healthcare industry today.   “Robert was one of the …
Logic PD Expert to Address the Convergence of Consumer and Medical Technology at Internet of Things MPLS Forum
5/20/2015 9:42:27 AM
As the lines between consumer and medical technology continue to blur, consumer expectations of healthcare have dramatically changed. At the Internet of Things (IoT) MPLS Advanced Healthcare & Connected Medical Devices forum May 21, 2015 Logic PD executive Bill Betten will share his perspective on the topic. As vice president of business solutions for medical and …
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud-Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts Professional® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud-Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts Professional® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
5/19/2015 1:40:49 PM
MIR’s ADP certified application, AnesthesiaOS ™ offers a robust, one of a kind AIMS built for simplicity, intuitiveness and speed. Being an ADP certified application marks a collaboration between MIR and Allscripts to provide innovative, integrated health IT solutions that support high quality and cost-effective care. Allscripts solutions are used by more than 180,000 …
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions’ President & CEO, Michelle Keefe, Honored as a PM360 ELITE
5/19/2015 1:34:10 PM
Yardley, PA—May 19, 2015— Publicis Touchpoint Solutions , Inc —a leading provider of customized, omnichannel healthcare sales, service, and clinical teams—announced today that President and CEO Michelle Keefe has been named a PM360 ELITE ( E xceptional • L eaders • I nnovators • T ransformers • E ntrepreneurs) representing the most influential people in the …
GreenWood, Inc. Earns BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
GreenWood, Inc. Earns BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
5/19/2015 12:10:11 PM
Greenville, SC - - May 19, 2015 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, has been presented with the Lighthouse Beam Safety Award by BB&T Insurance Services.  Reserved only for companies who achieve excellence in safety performance, the award is designed to emphasize safety and health throughout a company’s …
Laser Skin Treatment and Melanoma
Laser Skin Treatment and Melanoma
5/17/2015 11:37:06 PM
Laser treatment of sun damaged skin can promise the return of a more youthful appearance. The harsh effects of the sun can cause pigmentation, redness and uneven texture, but more importantly it can cause skin cancer. The skin changes with age and most of these changes are due to sun exposure. The most common sign of aging is the increase in brown pigmented spots on the …
Edge On Up Introduces EST-ID50 Edge Sharpness Tester
Edge On Up Introduces EST-ID50 Edge Sharpness Tester
5/14/2015 7:20:02 PM
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Edge On Up (EOU), a manufacturer of precision instrumentation for edge sharpness measurement, has introduced the EST-ID50 Edge Sharpness Tester. This economical and robust instrument follows on the heels of EOU’s highly successful line of edge sharpness testers used worldwide by woodworkers, professional sharpening services, and knife and scissor …
Starving Cancer Instead Of Feeding It Poison
Starving Cancer Instead Of Feeding It Poison
5/13/2015 10:54:59 AM
A patent application for a drug that could destroy the deadly childhood disease known as acute lymphoblastic leukemia — and potentially other cancers as well — has been submitted by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, the University of Maryland and the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. “Most drugs have to go inside a cell to kill it,” said Sandia researcher …
The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Welcomes Two New Staff Additions to Drive ARM’s Expanding European Activities
5/12/2015 2:51:48 PM
The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the international organization representing the regenerative medicine and advanced therapies community, continues to expand its presence in Europe with the appointment of Annie Hubert as the new director of European public policy and Caroline Ruggieri as the new director of the organization’s European section. “We are so pleased …
Fujifilm Provides Innovative Solutions to Meet Needs of GI Professionals at DDW 2015
5/11/2015 10:00:00 AM
At Digestive Disease Week (DDW), The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. , will demonstrate several products designed to meet clinical and business needs of GI professionals. The exhibit will be held May 17 – May 19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. “Fujifilm is a pioneer in developing innovative solutions to advance …
Fujifilm Delivers Innovative Solutions to Meet Needs of GI Nurses and Associates at SGNA 2015
5/11/2015 10:00:00 AM
The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc., will highlight several products designed  to meet the needs of GI nurses and associates at the 42nd annual course of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) on May 17 -19 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, M.D. “Fujifilm combines its experience and expertise in …
Fujifilm Presents Latest Innovations in Endoscopic Technology at ATS 2015
5/11/2015 10:00:00 AM
The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. ,  will feature its latest innovations, including Sonart and EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound System),  at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference on May 17 – 19 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO.    During the conference, Fujifilm will also host a presentation by Jason …
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New Treatment for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
5/8/2015 1:51:23 PM
Physicians at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, are offering a new treatment for patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).AGH is the first hospital in the western Pennsylvania region to offer the treatment, which is providing new hope for patients who haven’t had success with other MS drugs. FDA approved in fall of 2014, Lemtrada is …
Supportive Connections Announces Plans for Upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop
Supportive Connections Announces Plans for Upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop
5/7/2015 3:58:42 PM
Supportive Connections, an established leader in counssling, today announced plans for its upcoming 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop on May 8, 2015 9a.m. to 3:30p.m.. The event will be held Webster University 4414 SW College Rd. Suite 942 • Ocala, FL 34474. The goal of the 1st Annual Florida Mentor Mental Health Workshop is to raise awareness of Trauma …
Enterprise Asset Management & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – June 2015 – Paducah, Kentucky & Lafayette, Louisiana
Enterprise Asset Management & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – June 2015 – Paducah, Kentucky & Lafayette, Louisiana
5/5/2015 10:29:19 AM
GenesisSolutions, the Asset Performance Optimization service line for The ABS Group of Companies, is committed to providing an educational forum to promote a greater understanding of a progressive, multiphase EAM Master Plan and how organizations can leverage their CMMS investment to support Asset Reliability strategies and improvements. The theme and outcome of this …
Dr. Fredric Stern Voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Readers of 425 Magazine
Dr. Fredric Stern Voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Readers of 425 Magazine
5/4/2015 3:21:00 PM
Dr. Fredric A. Stern , a leading Seattle/Bellevue cosmetic surgeon has been voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon of 2015 by readers of 425 Magazine , recognition Dr. Stern had also received in 2013.   Dr. Stern, operates The Stern Center for Aesthetic Surgery, PC, a Bellevue, WA based cosmetic surgery practice focused on artfully creating natural appearing beauty for his …
Bayer Licenses Investigational ISIS FXI(Rx) from Isis Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis
Bayer Licenses Investigational ISIS FXI(Rx) from Isis Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis
5/4/2015 12:08:59 PM
Bayer HealthCare (Bayer) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) on ISIS-FXIRx, an antisense investigational drug in clinical development for the prevention of thrombosis. Under the agreement Bayer will further develop and commercialize ISIS-FXIRx in areas of high unmet medical need. As part of the clinical development …
Researchers Closer To Being Able To Change Blood Types
Researchers Closer To Being Able To Change Blood Types
5/1/2015 12:04:11 PM
What do you do when a patient needs a blood transfusion but you don’t have their blood type in the blood bank? It’s a problem that scientists have been trying to solve for years but haven’t been able to find an economic solution – until now. University of British Columbia chemists and scientists in the Centre for Blood Research have created an enzyme that could potentially …
Lyme Advocates Call on IDSA to Focus on Patient Care Instead of Attacking Those in Distress
Lyme Advocates Call on IDSA to Focus on Patient Care Instead of Attacking Those in Distress
5/1/2015 11:22:56 AM
For the second day, Lyme patients and supporters from around the U.S. gathered in Arlington, VA, at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) headquarters, to call attention to the epidemic of chronic Lyme disease and to ask the question: Why does IDSA continue to fight with and vilify patients instead of producing guidelines that would enable those who are chronically …