Tag Boston

New Findings on Robotics from Children’s Hospital Summarized

Dec30

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Robotics & Machine Learning Data detailed on Robotics have been presented. According to news reporting from Boston, Massachusetts, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, “To determine the feasibility and safety of performing robotic-assisted laparoscopic urological surgery (RALS) in infants and young children, highlighting technical challenges posed by the smaller […]

Research Results from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Update Knowledge of Colon and Rectal Disease

Dec31

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Gastroenterology Week Investigators discuss new findings in Colon and Rectal Disease. According to news reporting from Boston, Massachusetts, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "New ileostomates face significant physical and psychological adaptations. Despite advanced resources, such as wound, ostomy, and continence nurses, we observed a high readmission rate for […]

NaviNet Launches Groundbreaking Doc Xchange Solution

Oct5

Doc Xchange Revolutionizes Supplemental Documentation Submission, Benefiting the Healthcare Continuum BOSTON(BUSINESS WIRE) NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, serving close to 900,000 healthcare professionals, today announced the launch of the NaviNet Doc Xchange program. NaviNet Doc Xchange is an innovative solution that enables providers to send content-agnostic medical documentation electronically to a variety of […]

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug Adherence for At-Risk Patients

Sep13

Leading Medicaid Health Plan to Offer Physicians Handheld Devices, Mobile Clinical Alerts and e-Prescribing to Engage Patients at Point-of-Care and Reduce Hospitalizations and Health Care Costs BOSTON(BUSINESS WIRE) The AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, one of the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans in the country, covering four million lives, today announced that it […]

pSivida to Webcast Presentation at Rodman & Renshaw Health Care Conference

Sep9

BOSTON(BUSINESS WIRE) pSivida Corp, (NASDAQ:PSDV) (ASX:PVA), a leader in the development of sustained release back of the eye drug delivery systems for difficult-to-treat conditions, today announced that it will webcast its live presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Health Care Conference in New York, Tuesday, September 13. Dr. Paul Ashton, President and Chief Executive […]

Teva wins 1st round of patent battle against Natco. Afexa Agrees To Support Offer By Valeant”s 1625907 Alberta Ltd.

Aug31

Below is a look at some of the headlines for companies that made news in the healthcare sector on August 30, 2011.In a setback to Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma (NATCO), the Israeli drug giant Teva Pharma (NASDAQ:TEVA) claims to have won the first round of patent battle over the blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone (Glatiramer Aceatte) […]

Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference 2011

Aug31

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony? tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and its Prelude? SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced that Patrick T. Mooney, M.D., CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Echo Therapeutics will present […]

Anderson: NACDS Operating as the ‘Nexus of Business, Politics and Public Policy for the Betterment of the American People’

Aug29

BOSTON, Aug. 29 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:Hailing community pharmacy as an industry "whose record of achievements is surpassed in magnitude only by its potential," National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, today underscored the industry’s value for patients and […]

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital Describe Findings in Drug Abuse

Jul27

According to the authors of recent research from Boston, Massachusetts, "The rising availability through the Internet of commonly abused prescription drugs has raised public health concerns. We examined whether the growth of US prescription drug abuse may be explained by the parallel growth in high-speed Internet use.""We find that for every 10 percent increase in […]

Joint Statement From Surescripts and Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, CVS/pharmacy and Partners Healthcare Regarding Recent Study Published in JAMIA

Jul8

ARLINGTON, VA and BOSTON, MA (MARKET WIRE) 07/08/11 The following statement was issued today by Surescripts and the authors of the study "Errors associated with outpatient computerized prescribing systems," which was published online recently by the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association:"For media, researchers, medical professionals and anyone who might reference the study, the […]