Health News Archive - June 09, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters Advantage Suite(TM) 5.0 -- the newest version of the market-leading decision support system for healthcare payers -- will be available in the fall. Health insurers, employers, and state Medicaid agencies use Advantage Suite to integrate and analyze data in order to generate intelligence that helps them manage the cost and quality of healthcare.

CAPUA, Italy, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM BioSolutions today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Novacta Biosystems Limited, Welwyn Garden City, UK, for the process development and cGMP production of its C.

LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") announces the issuance of United States patent 7,732,593, titled Methods and Compositions For Controlling Efficacy of RNA Silencing, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, information and connectivity solutions for physicians, and Eclipsys (Nasdaq: ECLP), a leading enterprise provider of solutions and services for hospitals and clinicians, today announced a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion.

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Binding Site Group, a specialist medical diagnostics group developing, manufacturing and distributing diagnostic tests for a range of cancers and immune disorders, today announced its results for 2008 to 2009.

LONDON, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a video presentation on financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, Misys CEO Mike Lawrie outlines plans to create a market leader in the US healthcare IT industry through the proposed acquisition by Allscripts of healthcare solutions company Eclipsys. In addition, he announces the proposed disposal of the majority of Misys's stake in Allscripts to be followed by a return of over $1bn to Misys shareholders. The interview is available now at http://www.cantos.com/company/misys. Also, there will be a live webcast at 1000BST followed by on-demand replay later in the day. Cantos.com, the online financial broadcaster, features in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives.

TOKYO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) announced today that the company has completed its acquisition of OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Publishers Ltd. announces that new market reports on Healthcare Equipment & Services are available in its catalogue. Pre-clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics.

MURRIETA, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forterus, Inc. (Pink Sheets: FTER) today announced that it has signed agreements with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

BOSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL) announced today it will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference in Los Angeles, California.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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