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9 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Invacare Corporation Announces Sale of Altimate Medical to Rockwood Equity Partners

Invacare Corporation announced today that it has completed the sale of Altimate Medical, Inc. , its domestic manufacturer of stationary standing assistive devices for use in patient rehabilitation, to Rockwood Equity Partners for approximately $23,000,000 in cash, subject to a $1,000,000 escrow arrangement and further subject to certain ... (more)

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Related Topix: Invacare, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Elyria, OH, Long Term Care

3 hrs ago | JD Supra

Be Careful What You Ask For - Reasonableness in E-Discovery Meet and Confer and Motion Practice

Most corporate litigants are aware of the meet and confer requirement applicable to discovery disputes.

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Related Topix: Boston Scientific, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, California Government, California

7 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

New Trier studies rising special education costs

With a surprise increase in its special education budget last year, the New Trier High School Board asked administrators to further study the rising costs.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Northfield Laboratories, Northfield, IL, Healthcare Industry, Highland Park, IL

14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Implant Sciences product earns a key certification

Shares of Implant Sciences Corp. closed at a new 52-week high Thursday, after the company said one of its products achieved a key milestone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Implant Sciences, Healthcare Industry

14 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

More Than 5,000 Children In North America And Europe Head Back To...

School essentials provided to the children range from new first day outfits to backpacks filled with classroom supplies, books and hygiene products.

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Related Topix: Henry Schein, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Fairview CEO: Medtronic is right about what hospitals want

Medtronic Inc. is betting its acquisition of Covidien will get executives a seat at the table with health system CEOs eager shorten their medical-device vendor lists.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies, Fairview Health Services, Hospital Administration

16 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Shares of Medtronic have earned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports .

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

Johnson & Johnson to seek buyer for medical device maker unit -WSJ

Johnson & Johnson plans to seek a buyer for its medical device maker business, Cordis Corp, The Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups

Wall Street Journal

J&J Seeks Buyer for Cordis Unit

Johnson & Johnson plans to seek a buyer for a business that makes medical devices including stents and catheters, said people familiar with the matter, the latest effort by the health care giant to pare its wide-ranging portfolio.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

Seeking Alpha

Innovative Australian Companies On Canaccord Analyst Matthijs Smith's Opportunity List

Canaccord Genuity's man on the beat in Australia delivers the insider scoop on how biotechs Down Under are faring in the markets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, ResMed, Food and Drug Administration

Daily Herald

Baxter refutes reports of impending move to Boston area

Deerfield-based Baxter International does not plan to move headquarters of either of its spinoff businesses to the Boston area, a spokeswoman said Thursday, refuting a report in the Boston Business Journal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, E.Factor, Healthcare Industry

CBC News

Jaw implants recalled

Johnson & Johnson is recalling some lots of its implant used to correct defects of the jaw, following more than a dozen cases of injury.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

AmericanBankingNews.com

Edap Tms SA (EDAP) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.28 EPS

Edap Tms SA released its earnings data on Thursday. The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of by $0.28, American Banking News.com reports.

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Related Topix: Edap TMS Sa

TheStreet.com

Frustrating Boston Scientific Is Not What the Investor Ordered

The shares peaked in January at $14.08 and have grossly underperformed its peers ever since.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Star Tribune

Feds plan to sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

People stood along the wall as the room filled up during a city council meeting as they decided on a proposed Islamic center in St Anthony Village on June 12, 2012.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Benefits from premium rat... )--Citizens Holding Company announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable September 30, 2014, to ... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings for Peachtree Franchise Loan Notes series 1999-A as follows: --Class B at 'Bsf'; Outlook Stable; --Class C at 'Dsf'; RE 40%; ... (more)

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Related Topix: HCA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, STAAR Surgical, August, CA

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic Director Sells $176,275 in Stock

Medtronic Director Shirley A. Jackson unloaded 2,769 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Medical News

Remote monitoring of implanted pacemakers and defibrillators: an interview with Dr. Suneet Mittal

Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ and Attending Physician at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City Remote monitoring is the ability to follow patients who have implantable pacemakers or defibrillators from home.

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Related Topix: Valley Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Ridgewood, NJ, St Jude Medical, Health

Tax Foundation

Canada's Lower Corporate Tax Rate Raises More Tax Revenue

Canada is apparently becoming an attractive place to do business. This week Burger King announced plans to move its headquarters to Canada, via a merger with Tim Hortons.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Bausch and Lomb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Project Tiger update: It's Baxter

Alexandria Center, a seven-building development in Kendall Square that is slated to include a 386,000-square-foot space for Ariad Pharmaceuticals.

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Related Topix: ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Baxter International, Deerfield, IL

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