Health News Archive - September 18, 2008
ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAvant Healthcare Solutions (MedAvant), a leader in healthcare technology and transaction services, today announced that it has closed the sale of its business to Marlin Equity, a private equity firm with more than $300M under management.
Covidien: What: National and local experts in respiratory, pulmonary and critical care will gather for a peer-to-peer discussion about new study results and best practices. Local and national hospitals will be recognized for improvements in patient care.
Teleflex Medical today announced the launch of an infection-protection speaker program that will take place in eight U.S. cities through the end of the year.
Prescription Solutions, a leading pharmacy benefits management (PBM) organization and a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) company, today announced that it received Transparency in Pharmaceutical Purchasing Solutions (TIPPS) certification from the HR Policy Association (HR Policy) Pharmaceutical Coalition.
Halogen Software's talent management technology is now used in over 500 healthcare facilities across North America.
S BIO, a biotech company, has initiated multi-center Phase I clinical trials of SB1518, a potent and orally-active JAK2 inhibitor, in patients with leukemia and certain types of lymphoma.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc.
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF), a patient advocacy organization, is excited to announce the launch of its long-awaited website, www.myotonic.com. It offers expansive information to help affected families understand and cope with this complex, multisystemic disorder.
A double-blind, placebo controlled trial in Canada of a ginseng product reduced the likelihood of contracting a cold or flu by about one-third, researchers say.
Ikonisys, a leading provider of next-generation, cell-based diagnostic solutions, announced today that it will present at the UBS 2008 Global Life Sciences Conference on Monday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, New York.