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2011-06-22 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Five exceptional oncology nurses out of nearly 2,400 nationwide were recognized by McKesson Specialty Care Solutions | US Oncology for their dedication to their profession and their passion for their patients. The Excellence in Oncology Nursing Award honors those nurses in the United Network of US Oncology who exemplify competency, courage and determination in providing the highest quality oncology nursing care to patients and their...

2011-06-17 09:00:00

DALLAS and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An advanced proton therapy center for cancer treatment could be coming to North Texas. The innovative proton treatment facility would enhance regional cancer care and attract patients both nationally and internationally. Proton therapy provides highly targeted radiation treatment shown to be particularly effective in treating certain pediatric and adult cancers. Discussions are being led by Baylor Health Enterprises, an...

2011-06-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine editor-at-large Kathy LaTour was awarded first place at the annual meeting of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) in Philadelphia for her feature article The Cost of Living, which appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of CURE magazine. The AHCJ awards honored the best health reporting in nine categories including print, broadcast and online media. Now in its seventh year, the contest received more than 300 entries -- an...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two clinical trial studies authored by physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research and the United Network of US Oncology have been selected to be featured in the Best of ASCO to be held July 29-30 in Miami and August 5-6 in Seattle. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosted its 47th Annual Meeting June 3-7 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Best of ASCO Meetings highlight the most relevant studies from the ASCO Annual...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beeline announced today that the McKesson Corporation has selected Beeline as the 2011 Cost Reduction Vendor of the Year for their Supplier Scorecard Awards. Instituted in 2007, the McKesson Corporate Procurement Supplier Scorecard Awards are based on performance in the areas of innovation, cost reduction, customer service & corporate citizenship. Each year, McKesson selects outstanding indirect suppliers in each of these areas. As...

2011-05-30 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com caught up 6 companies on the U.S. market with the most energetic insider trade records recently. They are IBM, Acme Packet, Biogen Idec, McKesson, Illumina, & C.R. Bard. Insider trading is a funny measurement that tells you what the corporate insiders add or subtract from their investment basket. Even though the SEC has been asked corporate executives to file Form4 for over 60 years, many investors are...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McKesson Specialty Care Solutions | US Oncology, a division of McKesson Corporation, announced today that four physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research and the United Network of US Oncology will give oral presentations at the 47(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held June 3 - 7 at McCormick Place in Chicago. ASCO is the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who care...

2011-05-23 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Community oncologists, practice administrators and clinical staff interested in learning more about Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and their impact on community-based oncology practices are invited to attend a free webinar at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. To register, visit http://www.myoncologyservices.com/. Registration is free, but space is limited. "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has...

2011-05-17 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iKnowMed(TM) has been selected to participate in the fifth annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Electronic Health Records (EHR) Lab to be held June 4-6 at the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. ASCO is the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. iKnowMed, an oncology-specific EHR developed by oncologists to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and...

2011-05-16 07:47:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative announced today that David K. Nace, M.D., medical director, McKesson Corporation, has been named as PCPCC's first vice chairman of its board of directors. The PCPCC is a coalition of more than 700 organizations representing the nation's business leaders, consumers, primary care physicians and other health care stakeholders with a shared goal to advance the patient centered medical home....