A drugstore lobby poll finds by a 3-1 margin (51-17), that seniors agree mail-service pharmacies cost less than community drugstores, raising questions as to why Medicare Part D restricts the use of 90-day home delivery. Unlike Medicare, the use of mail-service pharmacy is encouraged in FEHBP plans, TRICARE, Fortune 500 retiree plans, and other popular programs.
"When the drugstore lobby admits that mail-service pharmacies cost less than local drugstores, it's time to remove Medicare barriers that keep seniors from accessing home ... read more
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were correct, waiting is the hardest part. However, at Toyota of Naperville the wait for the 2013 Toyota RAV4 is over. With its redesigned exterior that now features a sleeker, more aerodynamic look this is a crossover SUV that will get the attention of other drivers. In addition to the exciting new exterior look; the inside of the 2013 Toyota RAV4 in Naperville has been refreshed as well.
Every trim model of the 2013 Toyota ... read more
Capital Partners, a global, independent investment bank, today
announced that Sean Blakley, managing director of WCP Research, will
speak at two sessions of the SDN
Pre-Conference at ITEXPO East 2013, on January 29 in Miami, Florida.
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For the second year in a row, Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) will promote
its innovative products and services during the Super Bowl, on February
3, with the debut of a TV spot featuring AMC’s Emmy®
Award-winning series “The Walking Dead.” The company partnered with AMC
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There's no substitute for face-to-face! Join us February 12-14 in Anaheim, CA.
-- Catch Up With Peers at the Welcome Reception Tuesday, February 12 at
4:00 P.M. in Hall E.
-- NEW VIP Receptions--Rub Elbows With Other VIPs! Wednesday, February 13
at 3:30 P.M in Hall E (Medical) and in the Arena (Advanced
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SANDY, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- Opengear (www.opengear.com), a leading provider of data centre and remote network infrastructure management solutions, has announced that the system administrators of COSMOS@DiRAC, the UK National Cosmology Supercomputer, have selected Opengear technology to provide secure remote management.
The UK Computational Cosmology Consortium (UK-CCC) was founded by Professor Stephen Hawking in 1996 in recognition of the need for high performance computing resources to advance cosmological research and to maintain the UK's leading role in ... read more
Avoca Group, an industry-leading consulting and research
organization specializing in clinical outsourcing and alliance
management, announced today the Avoca Quality Consortium’s 2013 key
initiatives. Building upon a successful launch year, the Avoca Quality
Consortium will implement additional initiatives aimed ... read more
Metabolic Solutions Development Company, LLC (MSDC) announced today the publication of data from a Phase 2b study of the company's prototype insulin sensitizer in patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The data demonstrate MSDC-0160, a novel once-a-day oral insulin sensitizer and the first in a new class of therapeutic agents called mTOT Modulators(TM), met the study's primary endpoint of significantly reducing fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and significantly reduced hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c).
Of particular importance, the data showed that changes in body ... read more
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, today announced that G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the action-packed follow-up to the 2009 box office hit G.I Joe: The Rise of Cobra, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(®) 3D format and released to select IMAX(®) theatres internationally starting March 28 and for a one week run in North America beginning March 29.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/MM01969LOGO ... read more
Telephonics Corporation (Telephonics), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), today announced a second contract from
the Russian manufacturer of the world-renowned Mi-8/17 family of
helicopters, Kazan Helicopters, part of the Russian Helicopters company.
Telephonics will supply eighty-five (85) RDR-1600 weather avoidance
... read more
GateKeeper USA, Inc. (OTC Symbol: GTKP) announced today that an SEC Auditing firm has been retained to audit Gatekeeper's financial statement through 2013. This is an initial step for the filing of Form 211 and 15c2-11 for the purposes of the Company's shares being quoted on a more senior exchange. Audit work beginning concurrent with this release, and will be completed consistent with the auditing firm's normal work schedule.
"Gatekeeper is very pleased to be completing this ... read more
Eastman Kodak Company (“Kodak” or the “Company”) today announced the
commencement of an offer to holders of its outstanding 10.625% Senior
Secured Notes due March 15, 2019 (CUSIP Nos. 277461BK4 and U27746AH6)
and 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due March 1, 2018 (CUSIP Nos. 277461BH1
and U27746AG8) ... read more
A new report on a collaborative effort of hospitals and physicians to reduce "unnecessary" emergency room visits and coordinate patient care also contains good news for the state budget. Preliminary data from the first six months of the initiative suggest the state is saving more than 10 percent in Medicaid fee-for-service emergency care costs. Accumulated savings could reach $31 million for the fiscal year.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee praised the partnership of legislators, the Health Care Authority, hospitals and health ... read more
ToolsGroup's "Powerfully Simple" Supply Chain Planning continues to gain industry recognition as the company recently won supply chain awards from Consumer Goods Technology, DynamicsWorld and Food Logistics.
Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) recognized ToolsGroup for being a leading technology provider that helped its customers achieve supply chain excellence. The Readers' Choice 2013 Survey draws on feedback from consumer goods executives to rank service and solution providers. Each year, CGT's editorial staff calls attention to more than 20 additional solution and service ... read more
nCircle, the leader in information
risk and security performance management, today announced the
results of a 36-month analysis of Microsoft patch data. The analysis
reviewed bulletins and CVEs releases and examined specific emergency and
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Kineta is pleased to announce it has secured exclusive, worldwide
development rights from the University of Utah Research Foundation to a
portfolio of drug candidates based on the Conotoxin Rg1a for the
non-narcotic treatment of chronic pain. Derived from the Rg1a peptide
found in the venom ... read more
Lab, the makers of Second
and other shared creative spaces, today announced that it has acquired
the iPad game Blocksworld.
Linden Lab will offer the game globally and will release ... read more
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- Regen BioPharma, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BMSN), announced today publication in a peer reviewed medical journal the scientific basis for its HemaXellerate bone marrow failure product. The manuscript is available at http://www.translational-medicine.com/content/pdf/1479-5876-10-231.pdf. The publication is an overview of the Investigational New Drug (IND) application that the company plans to file for initiating clinical trials.
HemaXellerate is a cell therapy product developed by Regen BioPharma that uses ... read more
Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka Changemakers are launching Transforming Health Systems: Gamechanging Business Models, an online competition to discover innovative business models that are solving critical problems in health systems around the world.
"Traditional healthcare systems in mature markets are not designed to encourage enough collaboration between key players, such as care providers, insurance companies, and government organizations," said Jean Scheftsik de Szolnok, Vice-President Southern Europe for Boehringer Ingelheim and Making More Health Steering Committee Chair. "Often, the systems' misaligned ... read more
the recognized leader in smart, touch LCDs announced the
introduction of the ezLCD-303
and the immediate availability of their EarthSEMPL 2.0 firmware. With
the release of the EarthSEMPL 2.0 firmware, the ezLCD-3xx product family
now features procedural commands to ... read more