Author: WTN News

How much longer will the Midwest dominate the medical device landscape? That's what Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen wonders after a recent trip to Switzerland. While 10 of the top 20 medical device companies have their headquarters in the Midwest, growth in the medical...

Brookfield, Wis. - Fiserv, a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry, today announced it has acquired The Data Center (TDC) based in Grapevine, Texas, from Compass Bank. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. TDC was a licensee and reseller of the...

More evidence of that Wisconsin is becoming noted for its computing prowess comes in the form of an FDA contract awarded to Sun Prairie's Comprehensive Computer Consulting. The company, along with teaming partner EDS, were awarded a five-year, $12 million contract from the FDA, which...

For several election cycles, Big Pharma has been delivering the mother's milk of politics, namely money, to the Republican Party, but 2008 is different. In this edition of Biotech Takes, columnist Steve Clark notes the pharmaceutical industry has made a dramatic, not to mention pragmatic...

Madison, Wis. - How does state government view the future of Wisconsin 's “knowledge-based” economy during uncertain economic times? Gov. Jim Doyle and Commerce Secretary Dick Leinenkugel will address that question the morning of Nov. 6 at the 2008 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Doyle has made...

The deadline for compliance with the federal Red Flag anti-identity theft regulations has been moved from Nov. 1 to May 9, 2009. Since the regulations don't apply to every industry, they are easy to overlook, but they can lower risk for customers and employees, according...

It may have been only a slight increase, but for Merge Healthcare the news of a $400,000 profit in the third quarter was a much-needed shot in the arm. The financially embattled developer of medical imaging software reported income of one cent per share, ending...