Category Healthcare News

AMN Healthcare CEO Susan Salka Recognized as Top Influential

Dec31

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced today that Susan Salka, AMN’s President, CEO and Director, has been named one of San Diego’s “Top Influentials” in The Daily Transcript | San Diego Source. This […]

IGI Laboratories Completes Sixth ANDA Filing for 2013 Under Joint Drug Development And Commercialization Agreement

Dec31

IGI Laboratories (NYSE MKT: IG) today announced it executed a license, development, supply and marketing agreement with a large multi-national pharmaceutical company.  In accordance with the confidentiality agreement in place, the name of the company remains undisclosed.  The agreement designates IGI Laboratories, Inc. (IGI) as the developer and manufacturer of a generic topical pharmaceutical drug […]

United States : Veloxis Pharmaceuticals SUBMITS NDA to the US FDA [TendersInfo (India)]

Dec31

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for the marketing and sale of Envarsus (formerly LCP-Tacro ) for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant recipients. The submission is based on the whole data set from the company’s clinical development program […]

Huntsman Cancer Institute Discovery Translates into Clinical FDA-Cleared Breast Cancer Test at ARUP Laboratories

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly The PAM50 breast cancer signature developed at the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute received FDA approval and will launch at ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City. The test utilizes gene expression data from 50 genes weighted together with clinical variables to generate a risk […]

Cubist Announces FDA Acceptance of Tedizolid New Drug Application; Genzyme Receives CRL from FDA on Lemtrada Application

Dec31

Below is a look at some of the headlines for companies that made news in the healthcare sector on December 30, 2013.{nfg}Cubist Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CBST) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational antibiotic tedizolid phosphate (TR-701) with Priority Review. The FDA has assigned […]

Findings from Borgess Medical Center in the Area of Algorithms Reported

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Mathematics Fresh data on Algorithms are presented in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Kalamazoo, Michigan, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, “Despite increased recanalization rates in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, the percentage of patients with a good clinical outcome of all […]

Prime Healthcare Services Completes Acquisition of Landmark Medical Center And the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island

Dec31

ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the Rhode Island acquisitions of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island. Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation now have more than 30,000 employees and own and operate 25 hospitals. “Prime […]

Studies from San Camillo-Forlanini Hospitals Update Current Data on Carcinomas

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly New research on Oncology is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating in Rome, Italy, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, “To report our initial clinical experience of helical tomotherapy (HT) in the treatment of locally advanced oropharynx and inoperable oral cavity cancer. Between […]

Sunshine Health Elects Glen Casel to Its Board [Health & Beauty Close

Dec31

Sunshine Health said that Glen Casel, an experienced Child Welfare advocate, will join its Board of Directors.In a release, the Company said that Casel is the President and CEO of Community Based Care of Central Florida (CBC-CF), which oversees foster care and adoption services in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. He also serves as CEO […]

State Should Work To Quickly Expand Medicaid [Daily Review, The (PA)]

Dec31

Perhaps Gov. Tom Corbett will get lucky. Maybe the bungled launch of the Healthcare.gov website will cause federal regulators to accept state alternatives to the Obamacare Medicaid plan for the sake of boosting enrollment, no matter how bad the state plan.But even if the feds approve the many waivers from federal requirements sought by the […]