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A Wisconsin-based company focused on stem cell cytogenetics and characterization has secured special state loan and earns highly sought after certification in state’s angel investor tax credit program Cell Line Genetics, LLC, has secured a $250,000 loan through Wisconsin’s Technology Venture Fund program. Additionally,...

Today, I am delighted to launch the Fusion Healthcare Blog as a forum for health information technology buyers, users, integrators, investors and developers. We want you to be part of the discussion This blog will co-exist with WTN Media's Digital Healthcare Conferences. The next...

EBay Inc. said Tuesday afternoon that it is planning an initial public offering for its Skype Internet telephony unit. In a statement EBay said it plans to complete the offering in the first half of next year, though specific timing will depend on market conditions....

Electronic mail is older than tweets, blogs, SMS texts—older even than the entire Internet. Why is it so many people still don't get it right? New users of all ages and experience levels hit the Net every day. They're so new that even the most...

Cost and complexity are overwhelming many practitioners, and security and privacy remain big concerns. But the industry must march forward. Don't underestimate the maddening complexity and considerable costs of digitizing health care records and processes. That was the overarching message from a dozen or so...

Prodesse Inc. said it has applied with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell its ProParaflu+ diagnostic product in the United States. It is used as an in vitro diagnostic tool for rapid detection and differentiation of parainfluenza viruses 1, 2 and 3. ProParaflu+...

Merge Healthcare announced that it has expanded its distribution agreement with Eklin Medical Systems to sell its medical imaging software to the veterinary market. Since 2002, the companies have worked to distribute Merge's eFilm Workstation, which was customized to the intricacies of imaging animals of...

The total cost to a company of recovering from a single data breach reached $6.6 million in 2008, an increase of 4.5 percent from the $6.3 million cost in 2007, according to a recent benchmark study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by PGP...

Hanging on to your best people can be a challenge, even in a tight job market. Keeping your top IT talent on board should be a top priority in good times and in bad. Here are some suggestions from CIOs and IT staffing experts on...