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2009-07-10 07:56:00

SAN DIEGO, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced it will immediately resume customer implementations of its Alaris(R) PC units and PCA (Patient Controlled Analgesia) modules following a shipping hold announced in March. The company is ready to resume shipments following 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a software...

2009-07-07 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a fourth amendment to its Form 10 Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where it announced the receipt of the private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and an adjusted distribution ratio for the planned spinoff. Cardinal Health has...

2009-07-01 08:00:00

Remains on track for planned spinoff later this summer SAN DIEGO, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public following the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today launched its new brand and marked the occasion by providing opportunities for its global employees to volunteer for non-profit organizations in their communities. "This is an exciting day for our company and employees because we believe...

2009-06-09 06:37:00

SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a second amendment to its Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that includes information about its post-spin board of directors and outlines progress being made to fulfill its obligations under a consent decree for its Alaris(R) infusion products....

2009-05-13 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced that Edward J. Borkowski has been named chief financial officer (CFO). Borkowski, 49, has been CFO of Mylan, Inc. since 2002 where he helped transform the company from a U.S.-based generic business to one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world, operating in more...

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2009-05-07 08:24:23

A NASA technology that was developed for an aerospace high-speed research program is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients. NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., created an advanced aerospace resin, named Langley Research Center's Soluble Imide, or LaRC-SI. It is highly flexible, resistant to chemicals, and withstands extreme hot and cold temperatures. The "super plastic" was determined to be biologically inert, making it suitable for medical use, including...

2009-04-22 10:12:00

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has launched an expanded version of an interactive online program that allows users to discover some of the many NASA technologies that positively impact everyday life. The interactive "NASA at Home" and "NASA City" sites are enhanced with many new features, including green-related information to coincide with Earth Day 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA at Home and NASA City take users on an...

2009-03-31 08:11:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that is expected to become public from the spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that contains detailed information about the company as a standalone entity. The Form 10 filing outlines Cardinal Health's plan to spin off at least 80 percent of the outstanding common stock of...

2009-01-27 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474...

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2009-01-27 14:20:00

NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474 megapixels. The Gigapan system is a NASA spinoff technology that can capture thousands of digital images and weave...


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