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Date: Friday, August 12, 2005

Health Informatics News
Daou Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
Friday, August 12, 2005
Daou Systems, Inc. ("Daou") (BULLETIN BOARD: DAOU) today reported financial results for the second quarter 2005. For the second quarter, Daou reported a net income available to common stockholders of $273,000, or $0.01 per basic and diluted share, on net revenue of $7,436,000. This compares to net loss available to common stockholders of $1,323,000, or ($0.06) per basic and diluted share, on net revenue of $6,643,000 for the second quarter of 2004. ... more

ORTHOsoft Awarded Grant for Orthopaedic Training Centre
Friday, August 12, 2005
CEO Surgeon performs first navigated minimally invasive spinal surgery in Canada ... more

Healthcare Industry Thought Leader Dan Perrin to Keynote at The Healthcare Communications Forum
Friday, August 12, 2005
Dan Perrin will deliver the opening keynote speech at the Healthcare Communications Forum 2005, which takes place September 20-21 at The Harvard Club in Boston. Mr. Perrin will speak on September 20 at 9:00am. ... more

Biotech Firm Spherics Relocating to Massachusetts and Building Manufacturing Facility, $2.5M Emerging Technology Fund Loan Clinches the Deal
Friday, August 12, 2005
MassDevelopment, Spherics, Inc., the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MBC), the Massachusetts Office of Business Development, and the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development today announced that Rhode Island-based Spherics will relocate to Massachusetts. ... more

Carefx Corporation Announces New EVP of Sales and Marketing
Friday, August 12, 2005
Carefx Corporation, the leading provider of healthcare application integration software, today announced that Mark R. Briggs has joined the Company as EVP, Sales & Marketing. ... more

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Editor's Pick of Health Informatics Headlines
Bluespier Software Could Avoid 5000 Hip Operations
BIOS, UK - Friday, August 12, 2005
According to a leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon, better hospital communication could protect patients from thousands of otherwise avoidable hip operations. There are approximately 50,000 hip fractures each year, which is expected to rise to 120,000 by 2015 due to the ageing UK population. ...
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Healthcare technology: German physicians demand health information online
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Friday, August 12, 2005
A large number of physicians in the European market are turning to the Internet when searching for health information. Many physicians prefer to use specific types of websites. For instance, surveyed physicians from Germany overwhelmingly prefer 'general health information' websites, while surveyed physicians from France prefer 'disease specific' websites. ...
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Vendors to Develop Linux-based Phones
Mobile Health Data, US - Friday, August 12, 2005
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based PalmSource Inc. will work with MontaVista Software, also of Sunnyvale, Calif., to develop mobile phones that run the Linux operating system. PalmSource, which distributes the PalmOS operating system that powers many smart phones and PDAs, joined MontaVista's Mobilinux Open Framework partner program. MontaVista followed suit and joined PalmSource's Palm Powered Mobile World program. ...
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Study: Patients in the ICU face serious risks
Healthcare IT News, US - Friday, August 12, 2005
Patients in intensive care units face a significant risk for preventable medical errors, and the greater use of information technology in these units may be one way to prevent these mistakes, according to a study published in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine. ...
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Sierra Health to put IT to work on growing membership
Healthcare IT News, US - Friday, August 12, 2005
Sierra Health Services is serious about growing its business, and to that end, it is spending more than $5 million on new technology. ...
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Syndicated Health Informatics News
Bioinformatics News
International Research Team Announces Finished Rice Genome
Moreover - Friday, August 12, 2005 12:21:00 PM
Source: The Institute for Genomic Research Date: 2005-08-11 International Research Team Announces Finished Rice Genome Rockville, MD -- Every year, the world consumes over 880 billion pounds of rice, which feeds half the ... more

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NEWS - A giant among viruses could delay ageing and the effects of terminal diseases
UK Bioinformatics Forum - Friday, August 12, 2005 11:25:40 AM
Genome of a viral ... more

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Planet Technologies and Allergy Control Products Announce Completion of Merger - Friday, August 12, 2005 11:25:25 AM
SAN DIEGO and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Planet Technologies, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: PLNT) , today announced completion of its merger with Allergy Control Products, Inc. (ACP), following shareholder approval and Board of Directors ratification on August 10th. The ... more

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Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a protein in fruit flies whose counterpart product in humans may help cause cancer. The researchers report in the Aug. 12 issue of Cell that a protein dubbed Yorkie directly controls the fruit fly's organ size and, when overabundant, causes ... more

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Prices Offering of 2,500,000 Shares of Common Stock - Friday, August 12, 2005 11:25:25 AM
CHESHIRE, Conn., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) announced today that it priced an offering of 2,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $26.75 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Alexion. Alexion intends to use ... more

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