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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Stryker Corp. President and CEO Kevin Lobo has been named its chairman as well

Kevin A. Lobo president, CEO and now chairman of Stryker Corp., center, talks on Friday, July 18, 2014, with William U. Parfet, of MPI Research and the Stryker Corp. Board, left, and Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corp. They were among seven Michigan top executives to talk about innovation that day at Whirlpool headquarters in Benton ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Stryker, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, MPI Research, Whirlpool Corporation, Appliances, Whirlpool, Benton Harbor, MI

4 hrs ago | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

UK Court Rules That Occlutech Did Not Infringe St. Jude Medical Patent

Back in 2011, AGA Medical, that was acquired by St. Jude the year before, filed a lawsuit against Occlutech alleging that the firm had infringed upon three patents.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Aga Medical

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Executive shakeup at ConMed

The CEO is out at ConMed Corp., the parent company of the largest medical technology firm in Tampa Bay.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, CONMED

11 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Baxter Declares Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Baxter International Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per Baxter common share.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, Healthcare Industry

15 hrs ago | Freshnews

Quidel Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Chickenpox, Health, Infectious Diseases, Influenza

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Forbes.com

Daily Dividend Report: BAX, SO, ETN, SYK, AEP, ALL, CCE, FMC

Baxter International declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per Baxter common share.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, E.Factor, Healthcare Industry, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Eaton, Stryker, Allstate, Insurance

Newsday

LI companies pledge to hire more veterans

Ross Turrini, vice president of global procurement at National Grid, signs Long Island's Pledge to Support Our Veterans during a press conference at Henry Schein corporate headquarters in Melville on July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Henry Schein, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Melville, NY, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Politics, Suffolk County, NY, Huntington, NY

CNN

Opinion: Corporations skip tax with overseas maneuver

One can hardly read the news these days without learning that yet another American corporation has announced plans to invert, which is corporate-speak for restructuring as a foreign company to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies, Opinion

Forbes.com

No Need To Envy Tax-Inversion Takeovers: Better Tax Deal Awaits

Watching big pharmaceutical companies and other major U.S. corporations line up to make foreign acquisitions that will bring them a low-tax haven as headquarters, a middle market CEO/owner/entrepreneur could easily become jealous.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech

Business Wire

St. Jude Medical Announces CE Mark Approval and First Use of the FlexAbility Ablation Catheter

Jude Medical, Inc. , a global medical device company, today announced CE Mark approval and first use of the FlexAbilityTM Ablation Catheter, a novel ablation technology used by electrophysiologists for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Epic Systems, Computers, World News, Portugal,

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Have your say on health and social care services

HEALTHWATCH will be taking opinions from the public on how to plan and improve local health and social care services in Gloucestershire.

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Related Topix: HealthWatch, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Medical News

Beckman announces national availability of Prostate Health Index

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index *, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer1 than PSA .

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Scientific Instruments, Beckman Coulter, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Urology, Northwestern University

Chicago Tribune

Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement

On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company's finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010.

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Related Topix: Accretive Health, Security, Armor Holdings, Business News

GlobeNewswire

ICU Medical, Inc. Announces Time of Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Call

ICU Medical, Inc., , a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of innovative medical devices used in infusion therapy, oncology and critical care applications, today announced the time of its second quarter 2014 earnings release conference call.

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Related Topix: ICU Medical, Healthcare Industry

Examiner.com

Recall, Recall, on select Langston lumen catheters

The Board of Pharmacy instituted a nationwide recall on Langston dual lumen catheters used in catheterization procedures on the behalf of Vascular Solutions.

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Related Topix: Vascular Solutions, Healthcare Industry

TheStreet.com

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Declares 70c Quarterly Dividend

The quarterly dividend is in line with the company's previous. The dividend is payable on Sept.

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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

USA Today

Tax inversions allow firms to avoid state taxes

American companies that merge with foreign competitors to lower their federal taxes also cut their state taxes, leaving states to mostly watch helplessly as their tax revenue drains away.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Seeking Alpha

AbbVie Gets Its 'Tax Break' In Shire

The pharmaceutical industry has constantly provided us with news of gigantic mergers lately.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, Healthcare Industry, Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic

Hispanic Business

MicroCHIPS, Inc. appoints Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer

Blanchard was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Blanchard joins MicroCHIPS at a time when the company is preparing for the next stage of commercialization for its implantable drug delivery devices, with a near-term focus on applications for women's health.

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Related Topix: Zimmer Holdings, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Customer Interaction Solutions

MicroCHIPS, Inc. appoints Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer

MicroCHIPS, Inc ., a developer of implantable drug delivery devices , today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Zimmer Holdings, Healthcare Industry

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