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RSSArchived Business / Finance Stories - August 2011

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2011-08-31 Study reveals how pharmaceutical managers can maximize the return on marketing investments 0 None
2011-08-31 Medivir reports net sales of SEK 444.6 m for 1 January - 30 June 2011 0 None
2011-08-31 Insight Pharmaceuticals announces acquisition of MONISTAT business from McNEIL-PPC 0 None
2011-08-31 Valeant to acquire Afexa for C$76 million in cash 0 None
2011-08-31 Omega board authorizes repurchase of $100M shares of common stock 0 None
2011-08-30 Stereotaxis reaffirms commercialization plans for Epoch, Odyssey platforms into standard labs 0 None
2011-08-30 EMD Millipore announces acquisition of Amnis 0 None
2011-08-30 Avantra is now Courtagen Life Sciences 0 None
2011-08-30 EMD Millipore acquires Amnis 0 None
2011-08-30 RaySearch Laboratories reports net sales of SEK 47.6 M for January 1 - June 30, 2011 0 None
2011-08-30 UHC Supply Chain helps University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to save $14M in 18 months 0 None
2011-08-29 Adimab initiates independent collaborations with Biogen Idec and Novo Nordisk 0 None
2011-08-29 BioAmber selects Sarnia as location for first North American biosuccinic acid plant 0 1
2011-08-29 Covalon reports net loss of $1,207,559 for third quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-29 Affinium closes $15 million financing round 0 None
2011-08-29 Health Robotics first half gross revenues increase 42% to $9.4 million 0 None
2011-08-29 European infusion therapy device market to reach €533 million by 2017: New report 0 None
2011-08-29 SQI Diagnostics third quarter net loss increases to $2,691,000 0 None
2011-08-29 Infrared Systems completes several internal projects, discusses corporate strategies 0 None
2011-08-29 QIAGEN acquires Cellestis 0 None
2011-08-29 QLI, author of 'The Steve Jobs Way' sign licensing agreement for new training program 0 None
2011-08-29 Triad Senior Living announces acquisition of University Village retirement community 0 None
2011-08-26 Victhom second quarter revenues up 30.4% 0 None
2011-08-26 BioSpec Global Solutions commences talks with U.K., Chinese distributors for TOGS product lines 0 None
2011-08-26 Varian enters accelerated share repurchase agreement 0 None
2011-08-26 BioPhausia to sell generics business to Bluefish Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-08-26 Essilor introduces first high performance anti-fogging lenses 0 None
2011-08-25 MDxHealth first half 2011 commercial revenues increase 19% 0 None
2011-08-25 Allenex net sales increase 8.2% to SEK 44.9 million for January - June, 2011 0 None
2011-08-25 Baxter enters definitive agreement to acquire Baxa 0 None
2011-08-25 Nightingale revenue decreases 14% to $3.8 million for first quarter 2012 0 None
2011-08-25 AMT total net loss decreases 7% to € 8.7 million for first half year of 2011 0 None
2011-08-25 Healthways to acquire Navvis 0 None
2011-08-24 CVS Caremark board approves new share repurchase program 0 None
2011-08-24 Awarepoint secures $27 million in Series F financing 0 None
2011-08-24 Kewaunee Scientific first quarter sales up 5.9% to $26,321,000 0 None
2011-08-24 Synovis Life Technologies third quarter net revenue increases 19% to record $21.0 million 0 None
2011-08-24 Par Pharmaceutical enters definitive agreement to acquire Anchen 0 None
2011-08-24 Neovasc second quarter revenues decrease 8% to $879,405 0 None
2011-08-24 Square 1 Bank extends $6M credit facility to oxygen therapy innovator, Inogen 0 None
2011-08-24 Call for open challenges in nanomedicine 0 None
2011-08-24 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta acquires Toshiba's Aplio MX ultrasound system 0 None
2011-08-24 AmSurg to purchase NSC's assets for $135 million in cash 0 None
2011-08-24 inVentiv Health announces launch of new European company 0 None
2011-08-24 Occlutech to close 15 million Euro investment 0 None
2011-08-24 Ensign acquires Whittier Hills, Ukiah healthcare center in California 0 None
2011-08-24 GNC agrees to acquire LuckyVitamin.com 0 None
2011-08-24 Thermo Fisher acquires Phadia 0 None
2011-08-23 MedPro Safety Products second quarter net loss decreases to $2.9 million 0 None
2011-08-23 BioLineRx second quarter net loss decreases to NIS 16.4 million 0 None
2011-08-23 Medtronic first quarter global revenue increases 7% to $4.049 billion 0 None
2011-08-23 Nepstar board authorizes share repurchase program 0 None
2011-08-23 KalVista raises £8 million in series A round of funding 0 None
2011-08-23 Spinifex secures AU$6.25 million in expanded Series B funding 0 None
2011-08-23 NextDocs receives $10.3 million in Series A financing 0 None
2011-08-23 Crimson announces publication of Japan Medical Device Digest 0 None
2011-08-23 CVS Caremark announces results of Consent Solicitation from registered holders 0 None
2011-08-23 Aptiv Solutions acquires Medical Device Consultants 0 None
2011-08-23 Nepstar second quarter revenue increases 7.3% to US$93.8 million 0 None
2011-08-23 China Medicine Audit Committee dismisses auditor Frazer Frost 0 None
2011-08-23 Ventas receives court ruling to collect $102 million from judgment against HCP 0 None
2011-08-23 MedClean second quarter total revenue increases 44.6% to $190,557 0 None
2011-08-23 IFMC changes company name to Telligen 0 None
2011-08-23 Medical Facilities announces cash dividend payment of Cdn$0.0917 per common share 0 None
2011-08-23 New report: Molecular imaging market to reach $6 billion by 2015 0 None
2011-08-23 HRS, KGH reduce bed rental expenditures by 83% 0 None
2011-08-23 Fibrocell Science announces completion of $22.8M private placement 0 None
2011-08-23 New report on the immunomodulators market outlook to 2016 0 3
2011-08-23 GE launches new release of healthcare revenue cycle management solution 0 None
2011-08-23 HTA opens new office in Indianapolis 0 None
2011-08-23 PracticeMax acquires American Billing Services of Portland 0 None
2011-08-23 QHR second quarter revenue increases 3% to $5,230,505 0 None
2011-08-23 CHL completes $18.4-million Series B financing round 0 None
2011-08-23 HemaCare second quarter revenue increases to $4.2 million 0 None
2011-08-23 MME, WNDM sign major agreement to distribute CellerateRX 0 None
2011-08-23 IVAX Diagnostics net revenues decrease 0.4% to $4,375,000 for quarter ended June 30, 2011 0 None
2011-08-23 Vention Medical announces acquisition of Ansamed 0 None
2011-08-22 Drug co. executive gives pharma a sunny forecast 0 None
2011-08-22 Nightingale receives ISO 13485:2003 certification for EMR and associated services 0 None
2011-08-20 UHC report outlines ways to combat high cost of care through supply chain purchasing process 0 None
2011-08-20 SVEFCU approves a merger with McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union 0 None
2011-08-20 HDS discusses market opportunity linked with carbon sequestration technologies 0 None
2011-08-20 Duke LifePoint to acquire Person Memorial Hospital 0 None
2011-08-20 Tibet Pharmaceuticals second quarter revenue increases 12% to $8.7 million 0 None
2011-08-19 Cannabis Science enters distribution agreement with PVM for marijuana dispensing machines 0 None
2011-08-19 DiaGenic reports operating revenue of NOK 1,151 thousand for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-19 Furiex enters loan agreement with MidCap Financial, Silicon Valley Bank 0 None
2011-08-19 Atrium Innovations acquires Enzimas 0 None
2011-08-18 Medical Connections second quarter revenue decreases 6.8% to $1,779,938 0 None
2011-08-18 Cortex second quarter net loss decreases to $356,000 0 None
2011-08-18 How the Medco-Express Scripts merger could impact consumer pocketbooks 0 None
2011-08-18 Henry Schein authorizes repurchase of $200M shares of common stock 0 None
2011-08-18 Kensey Nash fourth quarter total revenues decrease 14% to $18.7 million 0 None
2011-08-18 Celgene expands share repurchase program 0 None
2011-08-18 Neoprobe sells gamma detection device business to Devicor 0 None
2011-08-18 Paladin to acquire Labopharm 0 None
2011-08-18 Sepracor Pharmaceuticals changes company name to Sunovion 0 None
2011-08-17 Centrify closes Series D round of financing 0 None
2011-08-17 Neovasc completes previously announced non-brokered private placement 0 None
2011-08-17 PAREXEL recognized as Company of the Year for the Pharmaceutical Industry 0 None
2011-08-17 BioMedGPS launches enterprise-wide Business Intelligence Hub for life science industry 0 None
2011-08-17 Registration now open for California Healthcare Institute's 2011 Annual Meeting 0 None
2011-08-17 Biotage net sales increase 12% to 205.8 MSEK for January - June 2011 0 None
2011-08-17 GE Healthcare announces acquisition of PAA Laboratories 0 None
2011-08-17 General Dynamics enters definitive agreement to acquire Vangent 0 None
2011-08-17 BD acquires Carmel Pharma 0 None
2011-08-16 Assured Pharmacy second quarter net sales increase 5.3% to $4,169,807 0 None
2011-08-16 DJOFL second quarter net sales increase 14.5% to $277.8 million 0 None
2011-08-16 Patient Safety Technologies second quarter total revenue decreases to $2.6 million 0 None
2011-08-16 Concord Medical second quarter total net revenues increase 24.5% to $19.2 million 0 None
2011-08-16 Stellacure to open umbilical cord blood stem cell company in Jordan 0 None
2011-08-16 China Medical first fiscal quarter net revenues increase 27.4% to US$36.7 million 0 None
2011-08-16 China Shenghuo second quarter total revenue increases 58% to $10.9 million 0 None
2011-08-16 Akela total consolidated revenues increase to $7.3M for six months ended June 30, 2011 0 None
2011-08-12 Medgenics second quarter net loss increases to $2.32 million 0 None
2011-08-12 L3I announces new Outcome Based Partnership hybrid business model 0 None
2011-08-12 Misonix adds MD Solutions to distribution network in Asia and the South Pacific 0 None
2011-08-12 Boston health organizations plan merger 0 None
2011-08-12 5N Plus closes new $250M senior secured multi-currency revolving credit facility 0 None
2011-08-12 Thorne acquires global rights to Q-Cell, an advanced formulation Coenzyme Q10 0 None
2011-08-12 PLC Systems second quarter total revenues increase to $398,000 0 None
2011-08-12 Hooper Holmes second quarter consolidated revenues decline 7% to $37.9 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Galectin second quarter net loss increases to $3.9 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Interleukin Genetics second quarter total revenue increases to $0.8 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Echo net loss for first half 2011 increases to $6.5 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Bovie Medical second quarter revenues increase 16% to $6.8 million 0 None
2011-08-12 ShangPharma approves share repurchase program 0 None
2011-08-12 Soligenix second quarter revenues decrease to $406,000 0 None
2011-08-12 Medical Facilities second quarter revenue increases to $54.3 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Sinovac second quarter sales increase 52.5% to $15.7 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Nutrastar second quarter revenue increases 40.8% to $7.68 million 0 None
2011-08-12 Conmed second quarter net revenue increases 13.0% to $16.7 million 0 None
2011-08-11 ShangPharma achieves initial milestones for two oncology projects 0 None
2011-08-11 Kindred subsidiary to acquire Professional HealthCare 0 None
2011-08-11 Pacira second quarter total revenues increase to $3.6 million 0 None
2011-08-11 China Pharma second quarter revenue increases 18% to $19.6 million 0 None
2011-08-11 GEHC signs MOU with Concord Medical to form preferred strategic partnership in China 0 None
2011-08-11 Centric Health second quarter revenue increases 111% to $33.6 million 0 None
2011-08-11 InVivo Therapeutics reports net loss of $1,370,000 for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-11 Merck receives Oliver Wight Class A certification 0 None
2011-08-11 Percepta Associates launches 2011 flow cytometry market research report 0 None
2011-08-10 BELLUS Health second quarter revenues increase to $719,000 0 None
2011-08-10 SANUWAVE second quarter revenues increase 40% 0 None
2011-08-10 Accretive Health second quarter net income increases 118% to $8.6 million 0 None
2011-08-10 Winner Medical third quarter net sales increase 34% to $41.5 million 0 None
2011-08-10 Protox reports net loss of $3.2 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-10 Global endoscopy equipment market to reach $33.7 billion by 2016: New report 0 4
2011-08-10 Moberg Derma receives first order for Emtrix from Walmart 0 None
2011-08-10 Orexo reports net revenues of MSEK 55.2 for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-10 In bid to calm markets, Obama urges deficit reduction approach that includes 'modest adjustments' to Medicare 0 None
2011-08-10 Enobia raises US$40M through private placement 0 None
2011-08-09 New report: U.S. antiseptics and disinfectants market to reach $2.9B by 2016 0 None
2011-08-09 Akela announces new corporate focus on PharmaForm 0 None
2011-08-09 CIGNA launches new office and operations in Turkey 0 None
2011-08-09 Pharmasset declares two-for-one split of common stock 0 None
2011-08-09 TSO3 second quarter revenues increase to $703,000 0 None
2011-08-09 Simcere second quarter total revenue increases 0.3% to US$84.4 million 0 None
2011-08-09 GTx reports revenue of $1.6 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-09 Medidata Solutions second quarter net revenues increase 25% to $50.2 million 0 None
2011-08-09 PHT total revenues increase 10% for first half of 2011 0 None
2011-08-09 Gilead to acquire Genentech's OCP facility, other process development assets 0 None
2011-08-09 K-V sells assets of Nesher to Zydus and Zynesher Pharmaceuticals 0 5
2011-08-09 Lexicon's second quarter revenues decrease 55% to $0.6 million 0 None
2011-08-08 HUYA enters strategic partnership with King's Lab 0 None
2011-08-08 A.P. Pharma second quarter net loss decreases to $1.9 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Symphony announces acquisition of JGI 0 None
2011-08-08 Response Genetics second quarter total revenue increases 18.8% to $6.7 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Kaan Medikal to distribute Saladax's My5-FU diagnostic test in Turkey 0 None
2011-08-08 Eagle Hospital Physicians announces acquisition of Inpatient Management 0 None
2011-08-08 Chemed board declares increased quarterly cash dividend 0 None
2011-08-08 American Shared Hospital Services first half 2011 revenues increase 4.0% to $8,573,000 0 None
2011-08-08 AMRI second quarter total revenue increases 9% to $53.9 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Alere makes additional open market purchases of Axis-Shield shares 0 None
2011-08-08 Inhibitex second quarter net loss decreases to $5.3 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Most leading health plans see enrollment gains in first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-08 BioScrip second quarter revenue increases 7.1% to $441.4 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Unigene second quarter revenue decreases to $2.5 million 0 None
2011-08-08 ADVENTRX's second quarter net loss decreases to $4.4 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Insmed second quarter revenues decrease to $1.0 million 0 None
2011-08-08 Keryx reports net loss of $3.1 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-08 SAIC acquires Vitalize Consulting Solutions 0 None
2011-08-08 ABAXIS approves repurchase of $40,000,000 of common stock 0 None
2011-08-08 Prosthetic heart valve market to reach $1.3 billion by 2017 0 None
2011-08-08 Zuellig Pharma, ADEC Solutions enter new KPO joint venture 0 None
2011-08-05 GTSI awarded Biometric Automated Toolset-Army contract 0 None
2011-08-05 Idera second quarter net loss increases to $6.3 million 0 None
2011-08-05 Merge Healthcare acquires Ophthalmic Imaging Systems 0 None
2011-08-05 Osiris second quarter revenues increase to $10.4 million 0 5
2011-08-05 Senomyx second quarter revenues increase 23% to $7.0 million 0 None
2011-08-05 Acusis agrees to purchase SPi medical transcription business 0 None
2011-08-05 P&G fourth quarter net sales increase 10% to $20.9 billion 0 None
2011-08-05 GenMark Diagnostics second quarter revenues increase to $901,000 0 None
2011-08-05 World RNA Interference market will be worth $4 billion by 2017: New report 0 None
2011-08-05 Sirona third quarter revenue increases 34.1% to $244.7 million 0 None
2011-08-05 OncoGenex second quarter revenue increases to $1.9 million 0 None
2011-08-04 Abiomed first quarter fiscal 2012 revenue up 25% to $27.4 million 0 None
2011-08-04 ArQule second quarter net loss increases to $10,804,000 0 None
2011-08-04 Health Care REIT second quarter normalized FFO up 13% to $0.90 per share 0 None
2011-08-04 MOCON second quarter net sales increase 24% to $9,082,000 0 None
2011-08-04 Valeant second quarter total revenue increases to record $609.4 million 0 None
2011-08-04 Cardinal Health revenues increase 4% to $103 billion for fiscal 2011 0 None
2011-08-04 Health Net second quarter total revenues decrease 19.2% to $2.8 billion 0 None
2011-08-04 Micromet second quarter total revenues increase to $7.1 million 0 None
2011-08-04 Transcend second quarter revenue increases 38% to $30,662,000 0 None
2011-08-04 SXC second quarter revenue increases 153% to $1.2 billion 0 None
2011-08-04 Columbia Laboratories second quarter total net revenues increase to $19.2 million 0 None
2011-08-04 CIGNA consolidated revenues increase 7% for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-04 BioCryst second quarter total revenues decrease to $3.7 million 0 None
2011-08-04 SynCo Bio commences release of drug products after expansion of Class A zone 0 None
2011-08-04 Prestige Brands Holdings first quarter revenues increase 33.8% to $95.3 million 0 None
2011-08-04 Eltek receives PCB orders worth $490,000 for use in medical devices 0 None
2011-08-04 Omega reports operating revenues of $72.6 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-04 Diamedix, LABSCO sign distribution agreement for instrumentation systems and test kits 0 None
2011-08-04 ImmunoGen revenues increase to $19.3 million for fiscal year 2011 0 None
2011-08-03 Par Pharmaceutical reports second quarter total revenues of $224.2 million 0 None
2011-08-03 SuperGen second quarter net income decreases to $903,000 0 None
2011-08-03 Celldex second quarter net loss increases to $10.2 million 0 None
2011-08-03 Bruker second quarter revenue increases 33% y-o-y to $401.2 million 0 None
2011-08-03 Medical Action first quarter net sales increase 59% to $106,473,000 0 None
2011-08-03 NxStage second quarter revenue increases 22% to $53.8 million 0 None
2011-08-03 Zalicus second quarter revenue decreases to $1.8 million 0 None
2011-08-03 Aerogen receives Ruban d'Honneur award for global growth strategy 0 None
2011-08-03 BioClinica second quarter service revenues increase 8.7% to $16.9 million 0 None
2011-08-03 SXC enters definitive agreement to acquire PTRx 0 None
2011-08-03 Illumina board authorizes new $100 million share repurchase program 0 None
2011-08-03 Artimplant reports net revenue of SEK 9.7 million for January – June, 2011 0 None
2011-08-03 SFS completes $5.7M financing for new outpatient surgery center 0 None
2011-08-03 MSMB offers $18 per share for Amag acquisition 0 None
2011-08-03 Akorn enters agreement to acquire minority ownership in Aciex 0 None
2011-08-03 BioSante closes underwritten public offering of common stock 0 None
2011-08-03 Pfizer second-quarter revenues decrease 1% to $17.0 billion 0 None
2011-08-02 AtriCure second quarter revenue increases 18.2% to $16.8 million 0 None
2011-08-02 Exact Sciences second quarter total revenues decreases to $1.0 million 0 None
2011-08-02 IASIS Healthcare third quarter net revenue increases 12.6% to $718.6 million 0 None
2011-08-02 ARIAD reports $47.8 million net loss for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-02 Amedisys second quarter net service revenue decreases 11.5% to $373.7 million 0 None
2011-08-02 Rigel reports net loss of $21.5 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-02 Akorn second quarter revenue grows 59% to $32.1 million 0 None
2011-08-02 STERIS first quarter revenue increases to $318.6 million 0 None
2011-08-02 Henry Schein second quarter net sales increase 15.2% to $2.1 billion 0 None
2011-08-02 Tenet second quarter net operating revenues increase 3.1% to $2.374 billion 0 None
2011-08-02 Compugen second quarter net income increases to $1.2 million 0 None
2011-08-02 Nu Skin Enterprises second-quarter revenue increases 9% to $424.4 million 0 None
2011-08-02 MEDNAX second quarter net income increases 13.3% to $55.9 million 0 None
2011-08-02 BD third quarter revenues increase to $2.014 billion 0 None
2011-08-02 Coast Dental acquires SmileCare 0 None
2011-08-02 RTI reports net sales of $123.2 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-02 New investment to strengthen Clearbridge Accelerator's incubation platform 0 None
2011-08-02 Ensign acquires Hurricane Health and Rehabilitation Center 0 None
2011-08-02 Ensign acquires Lakeland Hills Independent & Assisted Living Community 0 None
2011-08-02 Ensign acquires Oceanview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 0 None
2011-08-02 Pfizer sells Capsugel business to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. affiliate 0 None
2011-08-02 Alnylam second quarter revenue decreases to $20.6 million 0 None
2011-08-01 ABMC, Dräger enter Supply Agreement for drugs of abuse test kits 0 5
2011-08-01 On Assignment announces acquisition of HealthCare Partners 0 None
2011-08-01 Intuity Medical closes second tranche of Series D Preferred Stock financing 0 None
2011-08-01 Health Robotics report record-breaking results for second-quarter 2011 0 None
2011-08-01 Auxilium second quarter net loss decreases to $5.1 million 0 None
2011-08-01 Vanda, Biotoscana Farma partner to commercialize Fanapt in Argentina 0 None
2011-08-01 CBIZ enters definitive agreement to acquire Multiple Benefit Services 0 None
2011-08-01 PathoGenetiX receives $4.0 million in first close of Series B financing 0 None
2011-08-01 Electrochem launches new company website and corporate brand 0 None
2011-08-01 CSC closes acquisition of iSOFT 0 None

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