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In what could be seen as a precursor to a National Health Information Exchange, HealthBridge, a regional HIE in Cincinnati, has teamed up with the Indiana Health Information Exchange in Indianapolis and HealthLinc in Bloomington, Ind., to begin sharing secure clinical test results, discharge summaries...

In recent years, the top tier Japanese pharma companies, in order to compete against international incursion in its own $78.6 billion home market (or about 10% of the global pharma market), has been forced to globalize. Add to this that the Japanese market growth has...

The prevailing wisdom among many scientists and scientific organizations is that, as a rule, scientists are press shy, and those who aren't are mavericks. However, a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers, published in the current issue (summer 2009) of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly,...

In a sharp reversal to extensive cutbacks in their U.S. workforces, Hewlett-Packard and IBM are opening service and support centers in three small towns across the U.S. that are expected to employ about 4,000 people in total. Read Bob Evans full Global CIO column>> ...

TeraMedica Healthcare Technology was granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for their Evercore® solution. According to Jim Prekop, TeraMedica's President and CEO, the patent will differentiate and protect their position in the global marketplace. TeraMedica is a Milwaukee-based medical informatics...

Stratatech Corp. will launch the full-thickness human skin product, called StrataTest, in Dresden, Germany, at Eurotox 2009, the annual meeting of European toxicologists. The company says it expects its research-only product to be a compelling alternative for makers of everything from shampoo to mascara to...

Scarab Genomics, a leader in E coli technology, has entered into a license agreement with NeoClone to market and distribute their proprietary antibodies against Shiga toxin. According to Frederick R. Blattner, PhD, founder and President of Scarab Genomics, the research and diagnostic markets will...

A partnership announced in June will allow a new nanotechnology company in the area to use UW-Eau Claire facilities, including the Materials Science Center, for research and provide internships to science majors. Resonant Microsystems Inc., which specializes in micro electrical mechanical systems, will do quality control...