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PACSGEAR Ramps Up for PACS 2.0

Oct13

PACSGEAR, the leading provider of imaging connectivity for electronic health records, announced an expanded strategy to combine medical images from all departments with electronic health records. The "PACS 2.0" initiative is the evolution of medical image connectivity to include integration with the electronic health record. In the past year, PACSGEAR has successfully integrated over 500,000 […]

The National Association Of Boards Of Pharmacy And Pfizer Partner To Educate Patients About The Flood Of Counterfeit Medicines Online

Oct12

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) are launching a new effort to draw attention to the risks associated with counterfeit prescription medicines and help patients learn how to safely buy medicines online. Prescription medicines are among the most counterfeited consumer goods. Worldwide sales of counterfeit medicines were estimated […]

Sembiosys and Tasly Pharmaceuticals Sign Multi-Product Commercialization and Platform Collaboration Agreement

Oct11

One of China's Largest Pharmaceutical Companies to Commercialize SemBioSys' Plant-Based Manufacturing Technology in Global Joint VentureCALGARY, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS), today announced that it has signed a product and platform development collaboration agreement (the "Agreement") with Tasly Pharmaceuticals, Ltd ("Tasly") of Tianjin China and its wholly owned subsidiary Tasly U.S. […]

Walgreens announces availability of Refill Reminder Text Alerts

Oct11

Oct 11, 2011 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) Walgreens, a drugstore chain, has announced the availability of Refill Reminder Text Alerts, a new mobile feature, which helps pharmacy patients remember and order prescription refills.The new service delivers a text message notifying patients when an existing prescription is due for refill, orders can then be completed with a […]

Another Flawed CGPA Report Should Not Derail Canada’s Goal to Attract Research Into New Life Saving Medicines, Investments and Highly-skilled Jobs

Oct11

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2011 /CNW/ – The following is a statement by Russell Williams, President of Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), on the release of a report today by generic drug makers entitled "EU Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Proposals in the Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) – Potential Impact on the Generic […]

Diversinet Strengthens Military Healthcare IT Expertise with Two Executive Advisory Board Appointments

Oct11

Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF), a leader in "Connected and Protected" mobile healthcare communications, has appointed to its executive advisory board two experts in healthcare technology issues and applications related to the United States Department of Defense (DoD):? Dr. Hon Pak, previous President of the American Telemedicine Association and recently retired Chief Information […]

New Findings from Amgen in the Area of Life Science Published

Oct10

Data detailed in "Biosimilars 2.0: guiding principles for a global "patients first" standard" have been presented. "In the European Union, biosimilar products have been approved since 2006 under an abbreviated pathway that leverages their similarity to an existing ‘reference’ biological product. The products approved to date are based on recombinant versions of endogenous proteins with […]

CaroMont Health Chooses RelayHealth for Enterprise Health Information Exchange to Enhance Care Coordination

Oct8

CaroMont Health, a 435- bed, regional not-for-profit healthcare system in Gastonia, North Carolina, has chosen RelayHealth to facilitate enterprise health information exchange (HIE) between the hospital, its employed physicians and affiliated physicians."Effective care coordination is key to continued healthcare quality," said Mike Johnson, assistant VP/CIO, CaroMont Health. "This is a competitive market and we want […]

Medicaid computer system delays again raise hackles [New Hampshire Business Review (NH)]

Oct7

The state Legislative Fiscal Committee wants New Hampshire Attorney General Michael Delaney to be more "proactive" in dealing with repeated delays by Affiliated Computer Systems to implement a new computer information system to handle the massive Medicaid program.ACS is now shooting to implement the system by July 2012, Health and Human Services Commissioner Nick Toumpas […]

Seasonal Space Still Available [The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho]

Oct6

Oct. 05Fall and winter holidays bring about seasonal businesses retailers, mostly looking for a place to set up shop and peddle their wares for only weeks or months.For seasonal businesses, each year brings the challenge of scrambling for visibility, as landlords are keen to sign long-term leases for prime commercial space. Also, landlords often reserve […]