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2011-03-21 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring, research and healthcare education, and the Millennium Research Institute, a national non-profit research center, announced today they have been selected by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine to provide laboratory services, including research and analysis, for a new UC San Diego study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

2010-08-10 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has announced the opening of the first clinic in the San Diego region dedicated to mapping and monitoring pre-cancerous moles. The mission of UCSD's Pigmented Lesion and Skin Cancer Clinic, under the direction Richard L. Gallo, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Dermatology, is to provide a high level of specialized care for patients with melanoma or those with the potential for developing melanoma. (Logo:...

2010-06-07 15:08:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location solutions (RTLS) for hospitals, has been selected to present at the Sensors Expo & Conference, the leading event on sensing technology and solutions, being held Monday, June 7th through Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Mr. Stephen Mosley, Regional Vice President for Awarepoint Corporation, will...

2010-05-17 15:17:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Surgical Inc., a Skytron distributor, presents Mr. Tom Hamelin, Senior Vice President of Business Process Improvement, Awarepoint Corporation, at the upcoming Healthcare Materials Management Society of New Jersey (HMMS-NJ) meeting. In a case study format, Mr. Hamelin will lead an educational session and discuss the process of installation, implementation...

2010-04-29 11:30:00

SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Awarepoint Corporation today announced a series of senior executive changes to support strategic and tactical needs following unprecedented growth in RTLS hospital deployments and new partnerships. The management changes announced today includes the following: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/LA44915LOGO) Jason Howe has stepped down as chief executive officer. Effective immediately, the board has appointed...

2010-03-09 02:14:00

SAN DIEGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location solutions (RTLS) for hospitals, will participate at the UHC 2010 Performance Excellence Forum being held March 7-9, 2010. Scott Sullivan, Business Officer Perioperative Services at UCSD Medical Center, and an Awarepoint customer, will lead an educational session entitled: "Beyond Asset Tracking: How UC...

2010-01-28 10:24:00

IRVINE, Calif., and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymetrix, a leader in providing hospitals and healthcare networks with revenue cycle management solutions, today announced a partnership with UC San Diego Medical Center to provide third-party accounts receivable management services. Cymetrix's solution combines technology-enhanced services, such as automated workflows with prioritized work lists, online claim-status capabilities and performance monitoring tools, with the professional...

2009-10-29 08:15:00

BOSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received purchase orders for its MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego California. UCSD Medical Center is highly regarded in the industry as it provides a significant amount of healthcare in San Diego. UCSD Medical Center operates a network of outpatient practices, free clinics and...

2009-05-28 12:44:00

National 800 Number Will Not Work in California SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding for poison control services has been completely eliminated from the Governor's budget. Poison control services cost California$5.9 million but save $70 million in health care costs and prevent 164,000 emergency room visits each year. Not only do consumers benefit from access to poison information by calling the toll-free number, but emergency room doctors and nurses and other health...

2009-05-20 12:48:00

Service That Saves California $70 Million In Health Care Costs And Prevents 164,000 Emergency Room Visits Annually To Close September 2009 SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding for poison control services has been completely eliminated from the California state budget. Beginning in September of 2009, California will become the only state in the nation without any emergency poison control services for residents or medical professionals. The California Poison Control...


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