The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) task force charged with reassessing resident training program standards today presented a comprehensive set of draft standards that revise requirements for supervision and duty hours to better match residents' levels of experience and emerging competencies, advancing both graduate medical education and quality patient care in the nation's teaching hospitals.
Summarized in an article published in the June 23 online edition of the "New England Journal of Medicine," the draft standards build on the ... read more
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced that Airtel® digital
TV, the Direct-to-Home (DTH) service from Bharti Airtel (one of India’s
leading integrated telecom services providers), has declared its
selection of Dolby® Digital Plus as the surround sound format
for its new HD DTH service and set-top boxes. ... read more
BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPAX) today announced closing of
a previously announced sale of an aggregate of $15 million of securities
in a registered direct offering. The investors are Deerfield Management
Company and other institutional investors. BioSante received net
proceeds of approximately $14.2 million after deducting ... read more
WagerWorks, the online and mobile subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), was officially crowned "Slot Provider of the Year" at the inaugural EGR b2b Supplier Awards in London. With high expectations following a strong preceding year of successful game releases and new partnerships, the prize confirmed WagerWorks' status as a leading provider of highly innovative gaming content. With more than ten years of experience in the online gaming market, WagerWorks is the leading provider of online, mobile and iDTV ... read more
The fraud charges Northrop Grumman is settling today for $12.5 million were brought to the government's attention by a company manager in its Salt Lake City, Utah, plant who filed a "qui tam" (whistleblower) lawsuit against Northrop in federal district court in Los Angeles in 2006.
After investigating the whistleblower's allegations, the federal government determined that Northrop for nine years had failed to test certain electronic components it sold the military for use in the navigation systems of planes, helicopters and ... read more
Daylight Solutions, Inc., the leading manufacturer of advanced molecular
detection, imaging solutions and broadly tunable lasers in the Mid IR,
today announced that it is moving its headquarters from Poway to San
Diego during the last week of June.
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A Scientific American article asks, "What if Vitamin D Deficiency is a Cause of Autism?" (1) How could vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy cause autism, a genetic disease? Indeed, five researchers at Harvard, led by Dr. Dennis Kinney, recently endorsed and then modified the vitamin D theory of autism.(2)
Very recently, Dr. Darryl Eyles, of the University of Queensland, added his name to growing list of scientists who agree that vitamin D deficiency plays an important role in autism. (3) Writing ... read more
i/o Data Centers ("i/o"), the leading provider of enterprise colocation and data center solutions, today announced the addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading global provider of IP, capacity and voice services, to its growing list of carriers available to its data center customers.
TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates more than 27,000 miles of fiber network with over 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia. The addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier allows i/o to ... read more
During a June 30th webcast, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Savi Technology will reveal how RFID providers and integrators can capitalize on a new program that opens access to Savi Technology's battle-tested, industry-leading suite of hardware and software solutions. ODIN Technologies and Comtech Mobile Datacom will also present on how they have benefitted a wide range of customers by utilizing Savi Technology's development tools and know-how to provide fully integrated offerings that incorporate real-time data from passive and active RFID, ... read more
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today
that it has been awarded new business at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is supplying Andersen Air Force Base with
sensor fuel tubing for use on 14 hydrant refueling trucks that refuel
... read more
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- (Marketwire) -- 06/23/10 -- Following an exclusive interview with Russell Claybrook, President of Cherokee Nation Security and Safety, GSN: Government Security News reported that Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB) has announced a plan to develop a substantial portfolio of homeland security vendors through acquisitions that could total as much as $250 million and through organic international growth.
Cherokee Nation Businesses, the commercial arm of the Cherokee Nation, whose citizens are concentrated in 14 counties in Northeastern ... read more
Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK) plans to announce its second quarter 2010
earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, July 22, 2010.
Ultratech will host an earnings conference call featuring remarks by
Arthur W. Zafiropoulo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Bruce
Wright, Senior Vice President ... read more
Dell said today it expects solid growth for the year driven by the
refresh of PCs in commercial and public segments coupled with the
company’s expanding abilities to provide open, capable and affordable
The company expects revenue ... read more
3D art creation and animation software from Autodesk,
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) played an integral role in Remedy Entertainment’s
production of their recently released video game, “Alan Wake.”
Compelling storytelling and atmosphere are the cornerstones of the
“psychological action thriller” game. Autodesk
... read more
Aprima Medical Software, a leading developer of electronic health record (EHR), practice management (PM) and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions for medical practices, today announced Aprima Version 2011 (Aprima 2011) has been inspected by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) and is a pre-market CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR additionally certified for Child Health EHR technology. Aprima 2011 also achieved a usability score of 5 out of 5. The Aprima 2011 product's CCHIT certification is pre-market, pending live ... read more
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and
entertainment software, unveiled a family of software suites for visual,
factory and plant design. The new
suites will offer increased functionality, interoperability and
provide users with a superior user experience ... read more
Entelos, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to the terms of a
non-exclusive perpetual license to its Metabolism Physiolab® platform
for Pfizer Inc. The perpetual license will include access for Pfizer to
Entelos’ PhysioLab Modeler software and its PhysioLab Simulation Server.
... read more
Bioheart, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BHRT) the company that helps monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases announced that Mike Tomas has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Dr. Karl Groth, who has been Bioheart's President and Chief Executive Officer, will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
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Mr. Tomas (44) has been President for the past nine years of The ... read more
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today the suspension of the osteoarthritis clinical program for the investigational compound tanezumab following a request by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The worldwide suspension - which is effective immediately - follows a small number of reports of tanezumab patients experiencing the worsening of osteoarthritis leading to joint replacement. To date, this adverse event has not been observed in non-osteoarthritis patient populations taking tanezumab.
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The clinical hold includes both ... read more
Technologies, a privately-held Itasca, Ill.-based IT systems
integration and consulting firm, will present at the Technology
Executives Club’s seminar on “Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
on a Budget” on June 24, 2010. The event, one of a series of half-day
... read more