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 Ascom, a leading provider of wireless Healthcare ICT solutions, will introduce a new version of its widely installed ‘Telligence’ nurse call solution at the 2017 Arab Health Congress.


GOTHENBURG, Sweden -Tuesday, January 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- “The Ascom Telligence system has already transformed people’s ideas of what a nurse call system can deliver,” says David Foth, Ascom’s Global Product Manager for Patient Systems. “The latest version adds even more enhancements to improve workflow efficiency and streamline communication and collaboration between care teams and patients. For example, the new Telligence makes it easier for the care team to communicate about patient service requests, which means response times to patients can be improved. The new capabilities provide much more visibility to the most common types of requests that are received from patients. These can be utilized to a ... Read more »

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A gathering of original, upscale hotels, offering travelers independent hotel experiences combined with value and reliability

MCLEAN, Va.-Tuesday, January 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the launch of a vibrant new brand that offers guests a refreshing choice for an independent hotel stay: Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Tapestry Collection by Hilton marks the 14th brand and second collection brand for Hilton, the world’s fastest-growing hospitality company on an organic net unit growth percentage basis.

Tapestry Collection by Hilton was curated due to customer and owner demand for original upscale hotels that cater to guests seeking reliability and value in their independent hotel choices. Each hotel will maintain its individual spirit, offering guests an experience that is approachable and familiar as well as different from other hotels. In addition, each stay is backed by the reassurance of the Hilton nam ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Friday, January 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) (“Takeda”) today announced the commencement of the cash tender offer by its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, Kiku Merger Co., Inc., for all outstanding shares of the common stock of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) (“ARIAD”) at $24.00 per share. The tender offer is being made in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger which Takeda and ARIAD announced on January 9, 2017.

Upon successful closing of the tender offer, stockholders of ARIAD will receive $24.00 in cash, net of applicable withholding taxes and without interest, for each share of ARIAD stock. Following the purchase of shares in the tender offer, ARIAD will become an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda.

On January 19, 2017 (Eastern Time), Takeda filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Com ... Read more »

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 Maintains Position as World’s Fastest-Growing Hospitality Company 

 MCLEAN, Va.-Tuesday, January 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Creates Nearly 20,000 New Hotel Jobs Worldwide in 2016, Projected to Add 25,000 more in 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2016 was an extraordinarily impactful year for Hilton (NYSE:HLT), which achieved record pipeline and net unit growth, accomplished its most successful brand launch with Tru by Hilton and maintained its position as the fastest-growing hospitality company. It also completed the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations, creating three pure-play businesses that will lead their respective segments with tremendous growth potential.

“For nearly 100 years, one name has stood for hospitality: Hilton. And it’s for this reason that we continue to build on our success and expand at a rapid rate,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president & CEO, Hilton. “A ... Read more »

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DULUTH, Ga. -Tuesday, January 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held its sixth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. A joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, Rabobank, De Lage Landen, Trelleborg and Fuse Connected Services, this year’s Summit focused on ‘Organizing Farmers of the Future.’

“Co-operation among farmers has proven advantages in the advancement of agriculture,” says Gary Collar, AGCO Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Africa. “As well as giving farmers a voice and pushing for beneficial policies from the grassroots, collaboration can help achieve economies of scale and facilitate access to inputs, credit and markets. Today, technology, particularly through the proliferation of mobile phones and social media in Africa, is providing one of the greatest-ever opportunities for gr ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Friday, January 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company Swiss Advanced Vision (SAV-IOL SA - continues to expand its portfolio of intraocular lenses (IOLs) announcing the launch of a new product range based on the first InFo series released in January 2016. InFo lenses are designed to replace the crystalline after the cataract surgery providing patients a vision free of glasses, avoiding unwanted visual adverse effects, and preserving the resolution.

The IOL InFo 124M is designed with an overall diameter of 12.4 mm to accommodate with large capsular bags. “With InFo 124M, we consolidate our current product range allowing more patients to benefit from our technology” says Max Boysset, CEO of Swiss Advanced Vision. “We are now working to enlarge our portfolio still using the Instant Focus® technology with more affordable solutions on one hand and very high-end products on the other hand to con ... Read more »

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