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Premier's TheraDoc deal boosts its clinical surveillance business
By Bob Herman | August 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare supply, analytics and consulting company Premier agreed Tuesday to acquire TheraDoc, a clinical surveillance software company, for $117 million, augmenting Premier's already sizable footprint in the clinical-safety solutions market.
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Hospira earnings double on strong sales of injectable drugs
By Bob Herman | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Pharmaceutical and medical-device maker Hospira saw its earnings soar in the second quarter of 2014, thanks mostly to large sales of drugs that have been in short supply.
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AHA wants FDA to address IV fluids shortage
By Virgil Dickson | March 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American Hospital Association is pushing the Food and Drug Administration to be more aggressive in getting manufacturers of saline and other IV fluids to increase production to alleviate shortages.
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Growing IV saline shortage has providers scrambling during bad flu season
By Jaimy Lee | January 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A worsening shortage of IV saline solution, one of the most common products used in hospitals, is causing concern among healthcare providers having trouble locating saline products during this increasingly severe flu season.
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FDA efforts take aim at drug shortages
By Virgil Dickson | October 31, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The FDA is releasing a strategic plan to address the underlying causes of drug shortages, and will launch a new mobile app to alert relevant stakeholders when shortages occur.
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ActiveCare names Olson CTO
By Rachel Landen | June 20, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
ActiveCare, which provides remote health monitoring for diabetes and chronic disease management, has named Jonathan Olson its chief technology officer.
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Hungry for a solution | Shortages of IV nutrition products challenge providers and regulators
By Jaimy Lee | June 08, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Tim Weaver, an 18-year-old college student who lives in Naperville, Ill., is one of the estimated 30,000 people in the U.S. who rely on intravenous nutrition products to keep them alive.
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FDA flags new concerns on Hospira's plant
By Reuters via Yahoo | March 05, 2013
Hospira said U.S. health regulators raised fresh concerns about the injectable-drugs maker's troubled Rocky Mount, N.C., manufacturing plant, one of its largest production facilities.
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Hospira wins skirmish with SEC
By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business | January 15, 2013
Hospira successfully fought off a government request for more details about its prolonged efforts to fix safety problems, a win that highlights the scrutiny of CEO F. Michael Ball's efforts to boost production at the giant medical products maker.
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Hospira buys manufacturing, R&D facilities in India
By Jaimy Lee | August 30, 2012 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Hospira, a Lake Forest, Ill.-based generic drug manufacturer, said it has acquired an active pharmaceutical ingredient, or API, manufacturing facility from an Indian drug company for $200 million.
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