Archive June 2009

Promises Drug Treatment Centers See a Troubling Rise in Opiate Addiction

Jun30

Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. David Sack recommends an integrated approach to opiateaddiction treatmentto reduce the risk of relapse.(Vocus) July 1, 2009 Speculation around the cause of Michael Jackson’s death has brought to the public eye what Promises Treatment Centers has long recognized as a growing problem: opiate prescription drug addiction. Very few people outside Michael Jackson’s […]

Meth: Scourge of St. Clair County, Part 2 [St. Clair News-Aegis, Pell City, Ala.]

Jun30

Jun. 30[Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a series on methamphetamine and its impact on St. Clair County. Part 1 introduced the drug and its devastating effects on users, families and the judicial system and can be found on NewsAegis.com]It’s a cat and mouse game. Methamphetamine users and manufacturers are always trying to keep […]

New York City’s World Product Centre Announces Initial Charter Partners

Jun30

Future Midtown Manhattan healthcare center offers a highly visible, neutral and transparent platform for healthcare industry to conduct commerce, host educational events, clinical training, and leverage unique facilities and resources to collaborate NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ World Product Centre (WPC) today announced that Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health one of the world’s largest healthcare suppliers […]

Teva launches version of JNJ birth control pill

Jun30

NEW YORK-Generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Wednesday it started shipping a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen, a birth control pill marketed by Johnson & Johnson.Teva made an "at-risk launch" of the drug after the Food and Drug Administration approved its version. Johnson & Johnson is suing Teva for infringing on the patents […]

Thomson Reuters Publishes Three Pharma Matters Reports Covering the First Quarter of 2009

Jun30

Quarterly Reports Use Market Intelligence and Competitive Analysis from Thomson Reuters to Highlight Developments in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ The Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced the availability of three Pharma Matters reports covering the time period January – March 2009. The quarterly Pharma Matters series […]

“Penny Stocks that Perform” News today is: ADVS, BIEL, BMRN, CYNO

Jun30

Pennyperformers.com "Penny Stocks that Perform" picks are: Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), BioElectronics Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: BMRN), Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO)Sign-up for our FREE Stock Alerts AND NEWSLETTER at www.pennyperformers.comJul 1, 2009 Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today […]

Electronic prescriptions catching on in Tennessee: Sending via Internet reduces errors, costs supporters say [The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.]

Jun30

Jul. 1When Dr. Kenneth Reese needs to prescribe medication to a patient he heads to his computer.From his office at Baptist Professional Medical Building, the 48-year-old general internal medicine physician transmits prescriptions via a secured Internet network directly to pharmacies.Reese is among an increasing number of physicians who are scrapping pens and paper for electronic […]

Amarin Reports Preliminary Unaudited Financial Results for the Six and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2008

Jun30

DUBLIN, Ireland(BUSINESS WIRE) Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) today reported preliminary unaudited financial results for the six and twelve months ended December 31, 2008. For the six months ended December 31, 2008, Amarin reported a net loss of $13.3 million or $0.49 per share, compared with a net loss of $13.4 million or $1.29 per […]

Electronic prescriptions move health care into digital future [BC-PRESCRIPTIONS:MCT]

Jun30

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – At first, Dr. Marek Durakiewicz welcomed the opportunity to send prescriptions to drugstores electronically, using free computer equipment provided by a state pilot program.Durakiewicz, the chief of staff at Hickman Community Hospital in Centerville, Tenn., recognized the potential benefits of "e-prescribing." Special software allows doctors to see instantly if the drug they’re […]

InteGreat EHR Receives ’08 CCHIT Certification

Jun30

PITTSBURGH, July 1 /PRNewswire/ The InteGreat Division of MED3OOO Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the latest release of its electronic health record product, InteGreat EHR 6.3, has been certified by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. As a pre-market, conditionally CCHIT Certified(R) 08 Ambulatory EHR, InteGreat EHR has met 100% of the […]