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HOUSTON - Tuesday, August 27th 2013

Advanced Breaker/Meter Gateway System Helps Governments, Utility Companies in Emerging Markets Quickly Deliver Improved Communications to Citizens via Global Mobile Networks

After reviewing new multi-purpose gateway technology from Edison Global Circuits (EGC), United Nations representatives say it is not only advanced, affordable and quick to implement but that it most likely will qualify as "country infrastructure” and should be eligible for long-term funding, and the organization would be open to providing funding to any country that wants to install it.

EGC’s Advanced Infrastructure System (AIS) is a combination of communications, access, measurement & control, breaker development and customer interaction – all in one product – allowing any government that puts the advanced breaker/meter gateway system into production the capability to become a "smart country” rather quickly, saving – and ... Read more »
Views: 287 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 08.27.2013

ME Newswire / Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Tuesday, August 27th 2013

Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., today announced the expansion of its industry-leading Christie Assure Program to hospitals and physician offices in over 40 countries using the HD VeinViewer® vein illumination products which project vascular imaging on the skin surface.

The five-year program includes warranty, access to online clinical education and an upgrade program to the latest Christie product platforms. An industry-first, the Christie Assure Program represents a significant leadership investment in seeing the end customer achieve utilization and results through Christie technologies.

Chris Schnee, GM and VP at Christie Medical Holdings, said, "We launched VeinViewerGS internationally in 2008. Today 3rd, 4th and 5th generation VeinViewers are being sold around the world. Through our technology leadership and support, we aim to help VeinViewer users achieve an increase in patient ... Read more »
Views: 278 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.27.2013

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, August 26th 2013

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Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the upcoming presentation of new data on the novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) during the ESC Congress 2013 organised by the European Society of Cardiology (August 31 – September 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The new data will add to the already available extensive body of knowledge on Pradaxa®’s positive safety and efficacy profile.

Boehringer Ingelheim remains committed to advancing the cardiology field and supporting physicians in their search for optimal stroke protection. Data being presented at the ESC Congress 2013 will complement the ongoing clinical trial programme of Pradaxa®, including results from the pivotal RE-LY® trial and the only long-term NOAC study, RELY-ABLE®, as well as new preclinical research on the company’s investigation ... Read more »
Views: 233 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.27.2013

Recognizing data as a strategic asset

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Monday, August 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles has been recognized for its pioneering work creating big data solutions that help pharmaceutical organizations improve their probability of success throughout the drug development process, with a Computerworld Data+ Editor’s Choice Award for its Quintiles Infosario® platform.

"The drug development process is predicated upon the availability of high quality data with which to collaborate and make informed decisions at every step of the way during the evolution of a product or treatment," said Quintiles Chief Information Officer Richard Thomas. "We are delighted to receive this award which highlights the work of our outstanding team of dedicated professionals, partners and customers who all contributed in the development of technologies that power our Quintiles Infosario platform."

Quintiles Infosario is an end-to-end suit ... Read more »
Views: 249 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 08.27.2013

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Monday, August 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), introduces the PICO® xMOD™ Valve, a new and exciting fully exchangeable and modular concept in non-contact and contact needle dispensing of assembly fluids.

Nordson EFD’s PICO xMOD valve system technology uses high-tech, robust, durable piezoelectric actuation technology for continuous operation at speeds of up to 500 cycles/second. The PICO xMOD can produce deposits as small as 2 nanoliters, at high production speeds, with exceptional deposit accuracy and superior process control. The non-contact jet valve makes it possible to apply fluid in hard-to-access areas or onto uneven or delicate substrates for applications in electronics, automotive, life sciences, solar, and a range of other industrial dispensing applications.

All five major xMOD valve components – the Piezo Actuator (PA), the Valve Seat (VS), the Fluid Body (FB), the Cartrid ... Read more »
Views: 225 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.27.2013

Significantly Improved Patient Outcomes Using ABThera™ Negative Pressure Therapy System in Open Abdomen Surgery

SAN ANTONIO - Monday, August 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that results of the observational study, "Prospective Study Examining Clinical Outcomes Associated with a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System and Barker’s Vacuum Packing Technique” is published in the September 2013 print edition of the World Journal of Surgery.1 These results, published online in May 2013, showed that ABThera™ Open Abdomen Negative Pressure Therapy System (ABThera™ OA NPT) was associated with significantly improved patient outcomes compared to traditional Barker’s vacuum-packing technique (BVPT) in trauma and surgical patients studied.

"Used as part of a comprehensive approach to open abdomen management, ABThera™ OA NPT was associated with a significantly lower mortality rate, increased abdominal closure rate and improved overa ... Read more »
Views: 258 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 08.27.2013