Archive October 2014

Australia : Innovation fund brings hospitals to the fore [TendersInfo (India)]

Oct31

Victoria’s hospitals and health services will share in around $80 million in funding for significant information technology upgrades to keep them at the forefront of the latest computer systems, Health Minister David Davis announced today.Mr Davis said projects such as new and upgraded patient administration systems and electronic health records would help hospitals to better […]

Voters to decide North Dakota pharmacy ownership

Oct31

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) On Election Day, North Dakota voters will have the chance to do what state lawmakers and the nation’s highest court declined to do reverse a half-century-old law requiring pharmacies to be majority-owned by pharmacists. The pharmacy ownership restriction the only one of its kind in the nation has for decades put local […]

Global Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems Market Will Reach $1,481.7 Million in 2020

Oct31

A computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system is a healthcare information system which captures, stores, manages and transmits medical practitioner’s instructions electronically, for the treatment of patients. These systems reduce medication errors and improving the quality of care given to patients.New York, NY (ReleaseWire) 10/31/2014 According to a new market report published by Persistence Market […]

Oramed to Report Key Top Line Results from U.S. Phase IIa Trial with Oral Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes

Oct31

JERUSALEM, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP)(http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announces that the company will host a conference call to discuss the clinical results from its Phase IIa clinical trial of ORMD-0801, the company’s proprietary oral insulin capsules, to treat type 1 […]

Food 4 Less pulling out of the Las Vegas market [Las Vegas Sun]

Oct31

Oct. 30Discount grocer Food 4 Less is ditching Las Vegas.Management said today it is converting six locations in the valley to Smith’s Food & Drug stores both brands are owned by Kroger Co. and closing eight others as it exits the Las Vegas market.The conversions and closures will take place by early next year. Food […]

Strata Decision Technology is Named Winner of 13th Annual Chicago Innovation Award

Oct31

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision)has been named one of the winners of the 13th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The Company’s cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform, StrataJazz, is leveraged for financial planning, decision support, and continuous cost improvement by over 1,000 hospitals in the U.S. There were over 550 submissions […]

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Have Reported New Data on Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery (Optimal Delivery of Aerosols…

Oct31

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Have Reported New Data on Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery (Optimal Delivery of Aerosols to Infants During Mechanical Ventilation)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week Investigators discuss new findings in Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting from Richmond, Virginia, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, “The objective […]

Nielsen Catalina Solutions and Crossix Deliver Breakthrough Television Solution for Pharma

Oct31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Entertainment Newsweekly Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS), a leader in behavior-based TV planning and analytics, and Crossix Solutions, the leader in healthcare marketing analytics, have announced a new collaboration that will enable pharma advertisers and their media agencies to improve how they plan and optimize TV media campaigns. NCS’ […]

The 4 C’s of Choosing a Medicare Plan That’s Right For You [Jackson Advocate]

Oct30

AARP Real PossibilitiesJust recently, I was talking to my neighbor Joyce, who is a retired principal. As she was always healthy and active, I was surprised to hear that last year just short of her 69th birthday, she learned she had diabetes and high blood pressure. As a result, she had unexpectedly higher doctor and […]

City docs sell medicines too, flouting rules [Meerut] [Times of India]

Oct30

MEERUT: Under the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945, a medical practitioner is not allowed to run a shop selling drugs or engage in sale of medicines across the counter. Doctors in Meerut, however, flout this rule with gay abandon.Drug inspector Sanjeev Kumar, asked how medical practitioners were allowed to run drug stores, said, "Under the […]