Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the availability of two new evaluation boards for RS-485-based applications. Using Bourns® TBU® High-Speed Protectors (HSPs), GDTs, TVS diodes and MOV products, the new boards were developed as a design resource that streamlines evaluating circuit protection on RS-485 serial device ports. To meet the required industry standards on RS-485 port interfaces, the new boards provide two different evaluation approaches. The Bourns RS-485EVALBOARD1 includes two Bourns® ... read more
Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), together with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, today announced thought leaders and innovators set to speak at the inaugural seven-day public platform of ideas and innovation, to be held Oct. 10 - 16, 2011. Presented by Brad Keywell, co-founder of Lightbank and Groupon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and former Mayor Richard M. Daley, CIW features the convergence of some of the world's brightest minds, positioning Chicago at the center of innovation and global connectivity. Tickets for all events ... read more
EDISON, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/11 -- Star Micronics is proud to announce its alliance with LaserBand, LLC., a worldwide leader in patient identification wristbands for the healthcare industry. Star Micronics, a leading printer manufacturer, currently provides the secure prescription printer, TSP800Rx, to a number of top ranked hospitals in the United States. Star will now be expanding its healthcare offering to include the TSP828 label printer for thermal wristband printing, utilizing LaserBand's FusionBand Thermal wristbands.
FusionBand offers a ... read more
A new survey of 1,850 members of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) released today has identified two rising problems that are increasingly undermining the trusted, cost-saving patient care that millions of seniors and other Americans rely on from independent community pharmacists.
NCPA asked community pharmacists about their experiences with pharmacy audits and generic-drug reimbursement limits (known as "maximum allowable costs" or MACs). Employers and health plans often contract audit and MAC-setting responsibilities to controversial, middlemen known as pharmacy ... read more
ARI (OTCBB: ARIS), a leading provider of technology-enabled business
solutions that help dealers, distributors and manufacturers in selected
vertical markets increase revenue and reduce costs, announced today that
TUG Technologies, a leading Aviation Ground Support Equipment
manufacturer located in Kennesaw, Ga., selected ARI to develop and ... read more
PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) (the “Company”) is soliciting
consents from the holders of its 9.5% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No.
695459AB3, the “2015 Notes”), 8⅞% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 (CUSIP
No. 695459AD9, the “2017 Notes”), and 9⅞% Senior Notes due 2018 (CUSIP
... read more
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Mitch Gelman was named
vice president/product at Gannett Digital. He will be responsible for
overall product management of Gannett's portfolio of web sites and
mobile products, including USATODAY.com and Gannett's local newspaper
and broadcast sites, reporting to Gannett’s Chief ... read more
Fly.com(TM), the world's easiest-to-use flight comparison engine, announced today that it saw a record 5 million flight searches in July, an increase of 46 percent from the same period last year. The news comes as Fly.com unveils a new look and feel, intended to further simplify the flight comparison experience.
"With 5 million flight searches per month, Fly.com is now one of the largest flight comparison sites in the world," said Warren H. Chang, vice president and general ... read more
JewelBeat.com launches the first and only 99 cent music download service for commercial and non-commercial projects. Launched just 2 months ago, the over 35,000 tracks available at JewelBeat.com are targeted at those looking for background music for their videos, photos, advertising, corporate usage, retail stores and education, legally and at a reasonable price. Other similar services typically charge users anything from $30 to $100 or more per music track.
Users may use the easy and intuitive search tool to ... read more
Entries are now being accepted for a new online photo contest to give people living with chronic pain and their caregivers an opportunity to use photography to portray their personal experience with pain. The photo contest is the first part of a new Partners Against Pain® campaign called Hands-on Approach for Pain Management to promote effective communication between people with pain and their healthcare professionals.
"Each person's pain experience is unique and different," said Pamela P. Bennett, BSN, ... read more
Arysta LifeScience has released a second report of results from
groundwater and air monitoring studies conducted for MIDAS, a
broad-spectrum soil fumigant that effectively controls pests, weeds and
diseases that threaten high-value crops. The report confirms that MIDAS
is being used safely and without harm to ... read more
NanoBio® Corporation today announced a licensing agreement with the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) that represents a significant step
forward in developing the first vaccine to protect against respiratory
syncytial virus (RSV) infections. The agreement provides NanoBio with
rights to a novel RSV antigen, developed by ... read more
Climate change will worsen the health problems associated with the Midwest's already-high rate of flooding, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
A new web tool unveiled by NRDC lets users read just how badly their state might be impacted by climate change. On the site, www.nrdc.org/climatemaps, users can see local data and maps detailing extreme weather patterns throughout the country, see local climate change vulnerabilities and learn about health problems in their own communities that are connected to climate change.
Based ... read more
myRete, the makers of WhosHere®, have closed their first
outside investment led by Lightbank, the technology investment fund
created by Groupon co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell. The
WhosHere location-based social networking application has over four
million registered users and is already profitable.
... read more
WHIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/11 -- Today, WhipTail Tech, the recognized market leader in cost-effective solid-state based storage arrays, announced that inVentiv health, Inc. selected the WhipTail XLR8r to help optimize its Citrix environment. inVentiv health chose the XLR8r because of the superior performance it offered at a competitive price point.
inVentiv health is a global provider of value-added services to the pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare industries with more than $800 million in revenue and 5,200 employees. ... read more
BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
August 11, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Viridity Software Webinar: DCIM for Business Driven Data Centers
CIO's and senior IT leaders are increasingly focused on infrastructure and operations management, as it is the largest component of the IT budget and is integral to the service quality of business systems. Data center infrastructure management technologies and processes enable IT to lower cost, improve availability, empower IT to better manage risks and help deliver on the CIO's ... read more
Although currently-available electric vehicles suffer from problems
of poor performance and short driving range, the Strategy Analytics
i: Raising Consumer Appeal for Plug-In Vehicles,” presents
two electrified concept cars from BMW in a positive light.
... read more
The most robust mobile stock market research and trading application
launched today by online investing firm Scottrade. The free app offers
more real-time research, news and analyst views than any other
direct-competitor apps on the market.
With extensive market research, streaming quotes, advanced charting ... read more
Patients who experience medical emergencies far from home in areas that spend more on emergency care have significantly lower mortality rates compared with those in low-spending areas, according to new research published in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. High-spending areas are also associated with higher staff-to-patient ratios, greater reliance on intensive care unit services and a higher likelihood of treatment in teaching hospitals.
"More intensive and expensive treatment leads to better outcomes," said Joseph Doyle, an economist with ... read more
The American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section (LPM) and Apple have partnered to make e-books on legal subjects available in the Apple iBookstore. iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, the debut title in the program, is now available for purchase as an e-book that can be read and enjoyed on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers offers tips and lessons designed for new and advanced iPad users alike. Ideal for lawyers (and any ... read more