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Tuesday Apr 15 | MarketWatch

Germany's Fresenius still looking for buys: CEO

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA will continue to look for acquisition opportunities, its chief executive said, but declined to comment on which deals the German healthcare company is considering.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pharmaceutical Processing

GranuFlo Lawsuits Continue, As Fresenius Medical Care Announces NaturaLyte Recall In Canada

As GranuFlo lawsuits stemming from the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Fresenius Medical Care has announced a new NaturaLyte recall in Canada.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Kidney International

Cannulation technique influences arteriovenous fistula and graft survival

Correspondence: Aileen H. Grassmann, EMEALA Medical Board, Fresenius Medical Care, Else-Kroener-Strasse 1, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

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Related Topix: Milford, MA, Auto Dealers, Retail, Group 1 Automotive

Business Wire

Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group Announces Chief Medical Officer to Retire

During his tenure he played a critical role in leading the development of devices and drugs designed to improve the quality of life and longevity of patients on dialysis.

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Related Topix: Nephrology, Medicine, Santa Fe, NM, University of New Mexico

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Advisory - Voluntary recall: NaturaLyte Sodium Bicarbonate Liquid Concentrate

This product is used as a form of dialysis that removes waste products from the blood by passing them out of the body through a filtering system and returning them, cleaned, to the body.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Reuters

FMC eyes $300 mln lower annual costs from 2017

The world's largest dialysis company Fresenius Medical Care expects its ongoing cost cutting programme to yield annual efficiency gains of $300 million from 2017, it said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health

Reuters

UPDATE 1-FMC says expects revenue to almost double by 2020

Dialysis specialist Fresenius Medical Care said it expected sales to almost double to $28 billion by 2020, driven by growing patient numbers and as it aims to widen its services to medical fields related to kidney failure.

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Related Topix: Medicare

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Motley Fool

Can Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. Get Past Medicare Reimbursement Issues?

When Medicare plays a major role in a company's business model there always seem to be challenges.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Fresenius Medical Care of the two Virginias hosts open house

The staff and management of Fresenius Medical Care of the Two Virginias welcomed the community as well as patients to an open house on Sunday at the new dialysis care facility on Bluefield Avenue.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Reuters

U.S. FDA moves to offset shortage of common saline solution

Moving to offset shortages of a common saline used in hospitals and dialysis centers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it will temporarily allow Fresenius Kabi USA LLC to distribute normal saline from its manufacturing facility in Norway.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Chloride, Supplement

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Aiko Sato remembers old Los Gatos, but appreciates the new days

Although there are only a few days left in March, this is National Kidney Month, which is designed to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of kidney disease.

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Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Freshnews

Fresenius Medical Care North America Introduces Frenova Renal Research

Fresenius Medical Care North America , the world's largest provider of dialysis services, today introduced its newly branded Frenova Renal Research business, the only Phase I-IV drug and device clinical development partner dedicated exclusively to renal research.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Bloomberg

U.S. Should Revamp Dialysis Drug Payments, Auditor Says

Dialysis centers run by DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. , Fresenius Medical Care AG and other companies aren't being paid correctly by the Medicare program because the U.S. is miscalculating drug costs, government auditors said.

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Related Topix: Davita, Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, US News

Mon Mar 24, 2014

GlobeNewswire

DGAP-DD: Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA english

Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG Directors' Dealings notification transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

DaVita: Short-Term Headwinds Could Create Buying Opportunity For Long-Term Investors

DaVita Healthcare Partners is one of the leading U.S. providers of services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure.

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Related Topix: Davita

The Plain Dealer

Food Network's Aaron McCargo of 'Big Daddy's House' cooks healthy in Cleveland

Food Network chef Aaron McCargo Jr. of "Big Daddy's House," serves up healthy eating tips for everyone.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Life, Food, Pudding, Recipes

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