Dublin- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Clinical Laboratory Services- Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. -Genomic Health Launches Oncotype DX Prostate Cancer Test- C
Prime Healthcare Services announced that eight of its hospitals were recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics based on quality of care and patient satisfaction. According to a release, the Truven Health Analytics "100 Top Hospitals" award winners for Prime Healthcare were: Centinela Hospital Medical Center,
Aetna and Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, a partner of Atlantic Health System, today announced a new accountable care agreement that will improve the coordination and delivery of patient care. Atlantic ACO will deliver a better patient experience for more than 28,000 Aetna members in Morris, Sussex, Union, Somerset, Warren and Passaic count
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Hospira Inc., Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc., Revance Therapeutics, Inc., Pluristem Therapeutics, Inc., and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. On March 4, 2014, Hospira Inc. announced the appointment of David J. Endicott as President, Hospira Medical Devices, with effect from March 10, 2014.
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These new products have received 510 Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European CE Mark, the Company noted in a release. The enhanced first loop design of the New Barricade Framing Coil will expand the types of aneurysms I can now treat with the Barricade Coil System, "said Adnan Siddiqui, M.D., PhD, FAHA, Vice-Chairman and A
CareView Communications, Inc., an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, announced today that it recently executed a Master Agreement with a major multi-facility hospital group to carry its CareView System suite of products and services. CareView will receive installation agreements from facilities within the hospital group.
LDR Holding Corporation, a global medical device company focused on designing and commercializing novel and proprietary surgical technologies for the treatment of patients suffering from spine disorders, announced today that the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel has accepted the addition of Category I code 22858 X as an add-on code t
Clear Vision Information Systems announced that it has received National Committee for Quality Assurance certification for its Hedis measurement software, RevMaxPro. The company reported that medical groups and Medicare Advantage plans are increasingly relying on RevMaxPro to isolate patients with chronic conditions that are missing assessments,...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Newsweekly Coalfire announced that HIPAAcentral?, a new compliance exchange and community, is growing rapidly as more than 2,000 business associates and covered entities have joined the network. Since 2012, HIPAA data breaches have increased 138 percent, as reported by covered en
Food and Drug Administration s Janet Woodcock will lead a discussion of the mission and function of FDA s new Office of Pharmaceutical Quality at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting in San Diego, to be held June 15 to 19. The recently established Office of Pharmaceutical Quality is tasked with enforcing existing quality standards throughout the
Dublin- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Medical Supplies Markets in China" report to their offering. China's demand for disposable medical supplies has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry
Duchesnay Inc., a pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of medications to be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding, is pleased to announce that its prescription product Diclectin indicated for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy has received Kosher and Passover certification from the Kashruth Council of Canada.
Muscat: Duqm Development Company, the developer of Duqm Frontier Town, and Starcare Hospital, Oman's fast growing quality healthcare provider, have signed an agreement to establish a multi-specialty, state-of-art hospital at Duqm. The development cost of the project is estimated at around OMR7 million and it will provide a number of job opportuniti
Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company that owns, designs, develops, and markets an array of topically-delivered drugs and therapeutic/ cosmetic healthcare products, today announces it nearing its limit on financing under regulation offerings. Easton Pharmaceuticals announces it has come to terms on its negotiations with on
Pitsch called the private option a "creative attempt" to provide an alternative to the "horrible" AHCA, while Altes said it is the "best option we have now," although he expects additional options will be explored during the 2015 regular session if the GOP maintains a majority in the Legislature. Regardless of whether the private option is modified
Ftima Bosch at the Center for Biotechnology and Gene Therapy of the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona ESTEVE announce the signing of agreements with REGENX and G?N?THON which will allow it to initiate its phase I/II clinical trial in 2015 Sanfilippo A is a rare and devastating neurodegenerative disease that affects approximately 1 in every 100
It seems not a day goes by without a news item about a medical practice or hospital having to pay millions and notify its numerous patients about public exposure of protected health information. With changes to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule taking effect last year, the directive for medical practices to ensure the privacy of their patient data is coming u
GTx, Inc. has provided a Company update and reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013.. In a recent meeting with FDA, the Company learned that because the POWER trials did not meet the pre-specified statistical criterion for the co-primary endpoints, the current data from the POWER trials are insufficient to support the f
In this week's Patient Services, Inc. Health Reform Update, the Obama Administration further delays key Affordable Care Act provisions. The Senate Finance Committee has upped the pressure on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services not to finalize controversial Medicare Part D changes. Conservatives in the Arkansas House formally renewed that
HEALTHEC a leader and innovator in healthcare ACO and HIE solutions, today announces that JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey has selected to implement HEALTHEC's comprehensive ACO-in-a-Box solution suite to support the organization's coordinated care efforts for more than 11,000 care beneficiaries within the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
The Truven Health annual study compares hospitals only against similar facilities in terms of size and teaching status. About HealthLine Systems HealthLine Systems clients include over a thousand distinguished healthcare organizations in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. Incorporated in 1985, HealthLine Systems, Inc. is privately held and is ba
Even more money held in reserve comes from investment gains associated with the public health insurance business, according to the report from the Minnesota Department of Health. The study was commissioned by the Legislature last year. Nonprofit HMOs are hired by the state as managed care organizations in the Medicaid and MinnesotaCare health insur
On March 10, 2014, Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. became aware that the Food and Drug Administration on March 6, 2014 posted on its website that FDA's Office of Generic Drugs had received an Abbreviated New Drug Application containing a Paragraph IV patent certification with respect to RAVICTI Oral liquid on November 19, 2013. The FDA does not disc
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. has released a year-end recap of major achievements for the Company in 2013.. In a release, the Company noted:. "Because of the hard work and commitment of our teammates, Kindred was able to continue to deliver quality care and improve clinical outcomes for patients in over 2,200 care settings across the U.S.," said Paul J