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12:46 EDT 31st March 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 31st March 2015

Newly Published Report: 2014 Health Care Services M&A Market Sees Growth in Deal Volume and Value of Transactions, According to Irving Levin Associates, Inc.

Merger and acquisition activity in the health care industry’s services sectors increased in 2014, both in deal volume and in the dollar value of transactions, according to the 2015 Health Care Services Acquisition Report, Twenty-First Edition. Deal volume for the health care services sectors rose 18%, to 752 transactions versus 637 in 2013. The dollar va...

Join The American Parkinson Disease Association to Commemorate April Parkinson's Awareness Month

Every nine minutes there is a new diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease New York, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 April is Parkinson’s disease Awareness Month and the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is proud to announce 30 Days, 30 Ways to Make a Difference. Visit apdaparkinson.org to learn about this month-long campaign that will offer a new action each day throughout April to make...

Mythbusters: Harmony Healthcare International and Center for Medicare Advocacy Team-Up to Dispel Myths On Medicare Coverage for Maintaining a Patient’s Condition

Jimmo v. Sebelius Proves Law Never Required People Improve In Order to Get Medicare Coverage Topsfield, MA and Willimantic, CT (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Helping to implement and spread the word about the settlement of a nationwide class action lawsuit (Jimmo v. Sebelius, Civil Action No. 5:11-CV-17, District of Vermont) and seeking to end Medicare’s practice of denying skilled maintenance care to ...

Medical Technology Solutions of America Announces Availability of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 for Medical Professionals

Healthcare Documentation Specialist’s Offerings Enhanced by Addition of Dragon Medical Software Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Medical Technology Solutions of America (MTSOA) has announced the availability of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2, allowing them to offer the most advanced speech recognition technology available, for medical practices with 24 physicians or less. Dragon Me...

RE/MAX Agents Raise $8.75 Million for Children's Hospitals in 2014

Participating agents support local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through individual donations and fundraisers, raising more than $8.75 million in 2014 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 RE/MAX agents across North America raised more than $8.75 million in 2014 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® – most of it by making donations after each property sale. Through the...

Santa Clara Woman with Cystic Fibrosis Thanks CF Center at Stanford Children’s Health for Successful Journey to Adult Care

* Only center of its type in California, Nevada and Oregon * Trials, research, drug studies, experience help CF kids and adults breathe easier, live longer Lauren Catron could be considered a poster child for how far medical science has come to promote survival in patients with cystic fibrosis.

Avedro Announces Receipt of Complete Response Letter from FDA for Corneal Cross-Linking NDA

Avedro, Inc., a Boston-based ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announces that it received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for their riboflavin ophthalmic solution/KXL® System for corneal cross-linking. The agency identified a small number of areas of t...

Prescription Coalition Leader Warns About Increased Rx Costs From PBMs' Refill Practices

Based on a recent investigation, prescription Coalition leader warns health plans that many PBMs are dispensing through their subsidiary pharmacies far more pills than needed, at great cost to the health plans. Accordingly, CFOs and HR execs trying to contain their costs may be able to save large sums of money if they investigate their PBMs’ refill practices and end PBMs' "Refill Pill M...

Introduction of New Varieties Will Help the Global Chocolate Market Gain Traction from 2015 to 2019: Technavio

Consistent introduction of new varieties and flavors has led to the gradual growth of the Global Chocolate Market, which is expected to post a CAGR of 5.02 percent from 2015-2019, says research firm Technavio. About the Report According to a new report from Technavio, new products have been introduced by chocolate vendors to cater ...

Bovie Medical Corporation Announces Closing of Over-Allotment Option

Bovie Medical Corporation (“Bovie” or the “Company”) (NYSE:BVX), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented new surgical product, announced today that it has closed the sale of an additional 418,749 shares of its common stock pursuant to the over-allotment option of the underwriter in connection with its recent ...

New Healthier Family Relationships Training At Jay Nolan Community Services

Jay Nolan Community Services introduces Healthier Family Relationships Training. Building Healthier Family Relationships Training is based on the Mandt System. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 For 40 years Jay Nolan Community Service (JNCS) has provided a myriad of support services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Over the decades, the loo...

Level of Satisfaction High Among Hair Club Customers: Infographic

Leader in Hair Restoration Releases Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 North America’s largest provider of all proven hair restoration services, Hair Club consulted a third party research team to conduct a survey to discover the average level of satisfaction among Hair Club customers in 2014. Results showed that clients’ average level of satisfacti...

Technavio Says Increased Investments and R&D Will Lead to Strong Growth in the Value-Added Hair Oils Market in India

Technavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a new report on the Value-Added Hair Oils Market in India, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.77 percent from 2015-2019. With more and more manufacturers providing new and innovative hair oils, the Value-Added Hair Oils Market in India has become highly competitive. Manufacturers...

New Way to Evaluate Meniscus Tear Outcomes

An individual’s meniscus (cushion in the knee) is one of the most important ligaments in the leg providing stability, load bearing and preservation of the knee joint. Researchers presenting their study at last week's Specialty Day meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) utilized MRI data to determine the potential for biologic healing following a meniscus tear...

Growing body of evidence supports use of PICO◊ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy to address challenges of surgical incision complications

Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN) (NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, announces the conclusion of the 6th International Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Expert Meeting. 300 international experts convened in Berlin between 20-21st March. 35 speakers from 11 countries defined the challenges of surgical site complications, sharing new evidence...

My Family, Inc. Recovery Center Launches New Website

MFI Recovery treatment center goes through site redesign in order to provide more information and a better user experience. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 My Family, Inc. (MFI) Recovery Center recently went through a website redesign, and is proud to announce the launch of its new site. The website now has a stronger focus on supplying information to individuals, as well as providing a bett...

Las Vegas Recovery Center Launches New Website

Las Vegas Recovery Center has launched a new responsive website, featuring easy-to-navigate pages designed with the mobile user in mind. With its contemporary design and updated content, the website points viewers to the treatment center’s services for individuals who suffer with chronic pain and/or addiction. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) is excited to a...

Community Health Systems to Broadcast First Quarter 2015 Conference Call Live on the Internet

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast and rebroadcast of its first quarter 2015 conference call. The Company will issue a press release announcing its results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after the regular close of trading. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Central...

Radiant Health Management Corp Names Chris Roberts Its First CFO

Radiant Health Management Corp, which opened the first of 100 planned Radiant Pain Relief Centres in February 2014 in West Linn, named Chris Roberts chief financial officer, a newly formed role for the growing company. Mr. Roberts started his career at KPMG, and most recently served as a senior partner and controller at Vancouver, Wash.-based Audigy Group,...

Nationally Acclaimed Trial Attorney Jason T. Brown Receives Illinois State and Federal Law License in March

Jason T. Brown of the JTB Law Group, LLC, a nationally recognized trial attorney who has settled millions of dollars of cases on behalf of plaintiffs is now licensed to practiced law in Illinois State and Federal Court Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 In March 2015, Jason T. Brown, a Top 100 Trial Lawyer according to the National Trial Lawyer’s Association swore in to practice law in Il...

HealthPort® Joins Forces with Trackstar

Expanding Its PHI Exchange Expertise and Electronic Distribution Network in the West Coast HealthPort, the authority on the compliant exchange of protected health information (PHI) through release of information (ROI) and audit management, today announced the merger with Trackstar Inc., a release of information company based in Redondo Beach, C...

Technavio Publishes Global Melanoma Therapeutics Market Analysis and Forecast 2015-2019

The Global Melanoma Therapeutics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.40 percent from 2015-2019, according to a new report from research firm Technavio. About the Report The demand for drugs and treatment options for melanoma has increased considerably because of the high prevalence of the disease in populations worldw...

Medtronic CoreValve® System Receives FDA Approval for Transcatheter Valve-In-Valve Procedures

 First TAVR Device Indicated for Replacement of Failed Surgical Heart Valves Expands Patient Population That Can Benefit from Minimally Invasive Procedure DUBLIN - March 31, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the CoreValve® System for valve-in-valve (VIV) procedures in patients whose surgical aortic heart valves ...

WellCare Donates $22,000 to Emory University to Provide Behavioral Health Care at New School-Based Health Center in Georgia

TAMPA, Fla. (March 31, 2015) - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today that it donated $22,000 to Emory University to fund behavioral health services for a school-based health center at North Clayton High School in College Park, Georgia. The WellCare-sponsored behavioral health services include on-site individual counseling and support groups. Emory University will evaluate ...

Mead Johnson Nutrition and Hand to Hold Announce Third Annual NICU Heroes Awards

Parents of Preterm and Medically Fragile Infants Are Invited to Nominate Outstanding NICU Professionals Mead Johnson Nutrition (NYSE: MJN), a leading provider of pediatric nutrition products worldwide, and Hand to Hold, a national nonprofit neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) parent support organization, are pleased to announce the opening of the third...


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