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Friday, May 29, 2015

  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    In recent years, the biopharmaceutical industry has seen an explosion in the availability of Big Data that can generate valuable insights. Despite this, the inherent costs and challenges that come with utilizing Big Data have caused the biopharmaceutical sector to embrace Big Data analytics much slower than other industries. According to a recent study by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, 53% of participants already have a Big Data team or function in place; however, these organizations are still in the early ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    The changing healthcare landscape has pushed the medical affairs function into roles involving clinical development, regulatory compliance and market education. As its responsibilities have grown, Medical Affairs has faced many challenges in creating and maintaining the function as a global group. And while its importance is recognized internally, Medical Affairs leaders sometimes find it challenging to identify strong performance metrics to demonstrate the value of their function to leadership. To probe current approaches to organizing Medical Affairs capabilities globally and for internally ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    A study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine could open the door to a new therapy to potentially expand the current window of time for treating patients after they have experienced a stroke (five times beyond that of a clot-busting drug) and significantly improves their chance of recovery. Photo - Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the United States suffer a stroke. Most of these - nearly 87 percent - are ischemic strokes caused by blood flow to the ... read more

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    More than 30 leaders from China’s government and healthcare communities joined Quintiles executives here today in officially opening the Quintiles Greater China Regional Headquarters, further expanding its ability to help Chinese companies expand globally and multinational companies succeed in the world’s second largest biopharmaceutical ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading communications provider, today announced it will present at the Morgan Stanley Leveraged Finance Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, on June 4 at 11:45 a.m. CDT. Representing FairPoint will be CFO Ajay Sabherwal and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors. About FairPoint Communications, Inc.FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) provides advanced data, voice and video technologies to single and multi-site businesses, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:39 PM
    NAPA Filters hosted some very special guests at NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, over the Memorial Day Weekend. Ten “Fallen Heroes”, who fought bravely for our country, were treated as the heroes they truly are at NASCAR’s premier holiday event. The honored Marines viewed ... read more
  • Posted at 11:48 AM
    Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces winning the SDCE100 Award for the second consecutive year from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Transportation Insight was chosen for helping a leading consumer goods distributor quantify and control supply chain costs associated with serving customers in their highly competitive market. Deploying Transportation Insight's Enterprise Logistics solution of carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications and business intelligence reduced the total logistics-related ... read more
  • Infinisource Provides Unique Tools to Manage FSA --- CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2015
    Posted at 8:48 AM
    Infinisource, a leading provider of fringe benefits administration, is excited to provide FSA Resource Centers for Flexible Spending Account customers and their employees. Each online resource center includes an assortment of account tools including videos, guides and tutorials to help fully manage the Health FSA and/or Dependent Care FSA account. Employers and plan participants can find answers to many frequently asked questions and review step-by-step instructions when using the online portal. Employer videos include Using the Online Portal Guide, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID). The Loop is a PEMF therapy for dogs that can help cure chronic wounds and treat a range of debilitating medical conditions including wobblers, IVDD and lumbar stenosis. Photo - Currently, canine influenza is infecting dogs in the Midwest, dogs are spreading the flu to humans, and several horror stories abound this spring. Assisi Animal Health offers four health tips to keep ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Global Knowledge, the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider, today announced plans to offer six courses for the new Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Cloud certifications in fall 2015. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Force Protection Video Equipment (OTC Markets: “FPVD”) today announced its entry into the on the body video law enforcement market with the LE10 camera System. The LE10 is a small body worn high definition (HD) camera which is half the size and half the price ($195.00) of most law ... read more
  • Posted at 5:10 AM
    Of the roster of vehicles in the new Toyota inventory at Fred Anderson Toyota, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 and 2015 Toyota Sienna hold special acclaim. While each vehicle occupies a different portion of the automotive marketplace, each does so with the kind of specifications and performance make them class-leaders. However, by virtue of being so respected, the 2015 RAV4 and Sienna have drawn notice from the competition. Fred Anderson Toyota works with its customers to help them make the most ... read more
  • SPX Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend --- CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2015
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.375 per common share payable on July 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on June 16, 2015. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a global multi-industry manufacturing leader with approximately $5 billion in annual revenue, operations in more than 35 countries and over 14,000 employees. The company's highly-specialized, engineered products and technologies are concentrated in Flow Technology and energy infrastructure. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) has strengthened its sales and managed markets teams to support the launch of BUNAVAIL(®) (buprenorphine and naloxone) buccal film CIII. Taking advantage of industry talent-acquisition opportunities, BDSI has hired three key former Salix(®) Pharmaceuticals sales and managed markets professionals to complement its existing teams supporting the launch of BUNAVAIL. The new hires bring substantial sales and managed markets experience to BDSI and are intended to assist in driving second half 2015 sales behind recent ... read more

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) today at Lenovo Tech World, the company’s first global technology event, announced many new products, demonstrated several breakthrough product concepts that will change the way people interact with technology, and shared insight on the future ... read more
  • Posted at 8:54 PM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) announced two new SAN offerings today at Lenovo Tech World – the Lenovo Storage S2200 and S3200 storage arrays. Designed for simplicity, speed, scalability and availability, these feature-rich arrays easily integrate into any network environment. Known ... read more
  • Posted at 8:41 PM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Microsoft today at Lenovo Tech World announced a collaboration to transform the way people find their content in a new, more personal way with Cortana and REACHit. Lenovo announced and demonstrated these technologies to thousands of ... read more
  • Posted at 7:32 PM
    Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today at Lenovo Tech World launched the Lenovo Cast, the company’s first media casting device to bring content from smaller, personal devices to the big screen. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: Lenovo ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    A new study appearing today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, designed to test how stem cell injections affect primates with spinal cord injury (SCI), showed the treatments significantly improved the animals' motor function recovery and promoted faster healing, too. The researchers call their findings a step forward toward the goal of improving outcomes for humans with chronic SCI. Photo - Previous research conducted by various groups had indicated stem cell treatments helped rats with SCI. "But because there are distinct ... read more
  • Posted at 6:42 AM
    Bio Products Laboratory, Ltd. (BPL), a leading manufacturer of plasma-derived therapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company’s amended Biologics License Application for Coagadex® for hereditary factor X deficiency. The FDA has assigned a Prescription Drug User ... read more