Health News Archive - June 10, 2010

TOKYO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT), a premier technology and services resource for pathologists, oncologists and the pharmaceutical industry, today announced a new contractual agreement with Generation Health, Inc. (GH).

BOSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that several of its experts will present on important industry issues at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 46th Annual Meeting, being held from June 13 - 17, 2010 in Washington, DC.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith announced today that they are the recipients of two Distribution Industry Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare (DIANA) given by the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA).

SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroConstants, Inc., a bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic-specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) in San Diego, California, announces the continued expansion of its bioanalytical capacity through the addition of a second Waters Xevo TQ MS system.

HUDSON, N.H., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation today announced that it is a winner of the Supplier Performance Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance. Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers and Atrium is one of 65 contracted suppliers to receive the Performance Award.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP) today announced that the Company will present new analyses from the FREEDOM-301 Phase 3 trial of its investigational LEVADEX(TM) orally inhaled migraine therapy.


A government report released on Wednesday reveals that an estimated 45 million Americans do not have dental insurance, and the healthcare reform bill recently passed does little to help.

INDIANAPOLIS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RealMed Corporation, a leading provider of web-based revenue cycle management solutions for healthcare providers, hospitals, and payers, today announced a multi-year agreement with UHealth, University of Miami Health System and the UM Miller School of Medicine, to provide secure, Internet-based processing of electronic claims transactions, real-time claims editing, automatic claims status and electronic remittance advice management.

BALTIMORE, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford J.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.