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Friday, September 28, 2012

  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    The Coalition of Americans for Political Equality PAC (CAPE PAC) has released a new video titled "Hypocrite" as part of their online campaign, "StopMr.Obama.com." The web video was released today and can be viewed at: http://youtu.be/2DsWQJuMY8w "Our new video focuses on President Obama's failure to lead. Unfortunately, President Obama basks in the spotlight, cozies up to celebrities, and puts campaigning, vacationing and golf before the national priorities of fixing our economy and getting Americans back to work," said CAPE PAC's Chairman ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    Grifols, a global healthcare company that produces medicines derived from human plasma, announced today it has a robust inventory of HyperRAB® S/D (rabies immune globulin [human]) to overcome U.S. supply constraints caused by an increase in rabies exposures during 2012. HyperRAB® S/D provides immediate immune protection to patients who are exposed to rabies but have not yet been vaccinated against the deadly virus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/PH59473LOGO ) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed in a September 19 announcement that ... read more
  • Posted at 11:18 AM
    At last night's Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness and Education Dinner, the American Cancer Society awarded Dr. David B. Samadi, world-leader in prostate cancer treatment and robotic prostate surgery, with the 2012 Community Partner Award. Through robotic surgery excellence, Dr. Samadi has successfully cured more than 4,000 men of prostate cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/NY82883 ) As Vice Chairman, Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Samadi is world-renowned for the success of his ... read more
  • Posted at 11:12 AM
    Ethicon* today announced the launch of its next innovation in powered endocutters - a new 45mm version of the ECHELON FLEX(TM) Powered ENDOPATH(®) Stapler, designed to reduce the risk of potential tissue trauma during laparoscopic surgery near vital structures, such as in the thorax (chest cavity). This is the second offering in EES' line of powered endocutters, following the introduction of the industry's first powered endocutter with enhanced system-wide compression and stability - Powered ECHELON FLEX(TM) 60mm. The ... read more
  • Posted at 11:10 AM
    During a toy industry press conference in New York City today, TimetoPlayMag.com, the number one source for all things play, announced its Holiday 2012 Most Wanted list, naming the 18 toys predicted by the editors to top holiday wish lists. Chris Byrne, content director ... read more
  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/28/12 -- Digital Map Products (DMP) is excited to announce that it will be participating as both an exhibitor and presenter at the International City/County Management Association's (ICMA) 98th Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ. This industry leading conference, which brings together local government decision makers who serve cities, counties, and regional entities of all sizes, will take place October 7th - 10th. Digital Map Products, a leading innovator of cloud-based spatial solutions for business, government, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    Smarsh®, the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving and compliance solutions, announced today that it was positioned as a Top Player in The Radicati Group’s “Cloud Information Archiving – Market Quadrant 2012” report. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Today BI-LO announced the generic form of PLAVIX® (clopidogrel)* is now available for $4 for 30-day and $10 for 90-day prescriptions as part of the company's Pharmacy Discount Card. BI-LO's prescription-savings program is in all of its pharmacies and offers deep discounts on more than 350 generic medications and varied discounts on name-brand and other generic medication. "The generic form of PLAVIX® (clopidogrel) was just recently released in the market, and it provides customers with initial savings over the brand ... read more
  • Posted at 10:54 AM
    Groupon (http://www.groupon.com) (NASDAQ: GRPN) announced today that Rob Kilgarriff will assume the role of Vice President, North American Sales & Account Management. Kilgarriff will be based in the company’s Chicago headquarters and report to Kal Raman, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Operations. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:42 AM
    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that IT analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has ranked IBM number one in Application Management Services market share, as measured by 2011 revenue, in its report, "Worldwide and U.S. Application Management Services 2011 Vendor Shares: IDC's Top 10 Vendors." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The IDC report top-ranked IBM across all three Application Management Services (AMS) categories: #1 in Worldwide Discrete, #1 in U.S. Discrete, and #1 in Consolidated (Discrete + Bundled), for the third year in a ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    The performance of composites makes them attractive in a variety of applications. However, composites have historically not been a very cost competitive option to metals due to several factors - primarily very expensive materials and labor intensive manufacturing methods. As more automated manufacturing methods for composite components are beginning to be developed, the total cost comes down helping to offset the issue of raw materials which makes composites a more viable material resource in aerospace, automotive and wind energy industries. The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) will webcast presentations given by FXCM Inc. management to analysts and institutional investors at the FXCM Inc. Analyst Day 2012 on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The Q&A sessions following each presentation will also be webcast. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    Bluepoint Solutions today announced that Mountain America Credit Union (MACU) has processed more than 100,000 mobile transactions, resulting in nearly $36.5 million in deposits, since launching the QwikDeposit ToGo mobile remote deposit capture (RDC) application in 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    M*Modal Inc., a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, today announced that Collom and Carney Clinic Association, one of the largest multi-specialty physician group practices serving the East Texas area, has chosen M*Modal Fluency Direct™ to improve ... read more
  • Corporate Network Services Wins Four Awards this Fall --- POOLESVILLE, Md., Sept. 28, 2012
    Posted at 10:26 AM
    Corporate Network Services, a Maryland IT firm, announced today that it was named to the Washington Business Journal's list of 2012 Healthiest Employers for the second year in a row. The award was based on the company's Wellness Counts program for its employees, now in its third year. The details can be found at http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/print-edition/2012/09/21/greater-washingtons-healthiest.html. The company's wellness program was also featured in a September 18 government study F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012, released by ... read more
  • Posted at 10:22 AM
    An estimated 150 Northeast Ohio and statewide leaders today viewed firsthand the technology-filled 30,000-square-foot simulation center in the new headquarters of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA). The ABIA's open house was the first opportunity for many of the officials to see the headquarters, which is among the leading research and training centers of its kind in the country. The building features healthcare technology and simulation space meant to improve training for the entire medical team and first responders to ... read more
  • Future plc Releases Trading Update --- SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2012
    Posted at 10:21 AM
    Future plc, the international specialist media group and leading digital publisher, today published a business update in respect of its financial year which ends on September 30, 2012. Preliminary results for the year will be announced on November 23, 2012. Business in the fourth quarter has been encouraging in both the U.K. and the U.S., Future's two biggest markets. This has reinforced the company's confidence that the full year numbers for 2012 will be in line with its expectations and also ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/28/12 -- To help reach a consensus on ways to reduce the occurrence of medical treatments that are commonly used but not always necessary, the American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI) and The Joint Commission co-sponsored the National Summit on Overuse, September 24, 2012, to discuss strategies to improve the quality and safety of patient care. A variety of key stakeholders, including representatives from physician organizations, medical specialties, government agencies, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    Comcast Corporation will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss financial results for the third quarter on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Comcast will issue a press release reporting its results earlier that morning. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:14 AM
    The Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy (FMCP) will hold its 2(nd) Annual Research Symposium, Oct. 2 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event will bring together top health care leaders to discuss the latest research on the management and utilization of specialty pharmaceuticals as a means of improving patient outcomes. While offering life-saving options, some specialty products can cost tens of thousands of dollars per year per patient. As the pipeline of specialty pharmaceuticals expands, and the number of patients using them grows, ... read more