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2014-04-17 16:26:34

Now Accepting Applications from Companies at all Stages for its 2014 Initiatives CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Healthbox announces it has closed $7 million in funding to expand on its accelerator model and launch three new business verticals that will continue to drive actionable innovation through collaboration between entrepreneurs and the healthcare industry. This is a bold vision for a healthcare accelerator. Healthbox closed the $7 million from a collaborative group of...

2014-02-18 16:20:27

Intermountain Helicopter Upgrade WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aerial firefighting specialist Intermountain Helicopter is putting its only aircraft, a Bell 212 HP, through an estimated $450,000 retrofit involving airframe modification, an avionics upgrade and engine replacement in preparation for this year's fire season. Of that amount, some $70,000 will be spent to meet US Forest Service (USFS) contractual mandates. "It is very unusual for a company of our size...

2013-07-12 23:26:48

Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, announces multi-year contract with Intermountain Healthcare to provide electrosurgical equipment and accessories. Draper, Utah (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, today announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Intermountain Healthcare, an internationally recognized nonprofit health system,...

2011-08-16 14:52:05

Process eliminates need for full genome sequencing for many patients People at risk for a certain form of colon and other types of cancer may soon have a better chance at surviving or even avoiding the diseases, thanks to a new study done by the Intermountain Clinical Genetics Institute at LDS Hospital. The Intermountain Heathcare group of scientists used sophisticated computer modeling to determine a reliable and cost-effective way to identify patients who may have Lynch syndrome, an...

2011-01-18 13:37:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly $3.5 billion(1) in annual medical charges could potentially have been avoided if the nation's Caesarean section rate was similar to that of Intermountain Healthcare. In fact, every one percent decrease in the nation's C-section rate could save more than $300 million in maternal charges, according to data from the AHRQ-HCUP of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.(2) When comparing 2008 data--the most current national...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'