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Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Health Informatics News
''Optimizing Care through Communication Technologies'' Conference Explores New Telemedicine Technologies and Applications in the Era of the Globally Connected Consumer
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Partners Telemedicine's second annual conference sets the course for accelerating delivery of technology in a connected health paradigm ... more

Zix Corporation Selected by the Health Alliance for System-Wide Email Encryption for 4,000 Users; Cincinnati-Area's Largest Health System to Use ZixVPM(R), ZixPort(R) Solutions
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) (Nasdaq:ZIXI), a global provider of secure e-messaging and e-prescribing, applications and services, today announced that the Health Alliance, the largest and leading health system in the Cincinnati tri-state area has chosen ZixCorp as its email protection solution. ... more

University Medical Center Tucson, AZ Selects SeeBeyond to Integrate Hospital Patient Care and Financial Systems
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
SeeBeyond (Nasdaq:SBYN), provider of the world's first fully integrated composite application network suite (SeeBeyond ICAN Suite) for the deployment of advanced integration and composite application solutions, today announced selection by University Medical Center Tucson, AZ (UMC), a leader in the Southwestern U.S. for health, wellness, and caring and a U.S. News and World Report "Best Hospital" in 10 categories. ... more

Asante Health System Selects Park City Solutions Provider Portal; emPOWERnet to Provide a Single View into ALL Clinical Information for Physicians who Practice at Asante Health System
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Park City Solutions (PCS), the leading physician access provider, and Asante Health System, a healthcare system serving over 530,000 residents in nine rural southern Oregon and northern California counties, announced the decision to upgrade Asante's current physician portal (privately labeled by Asante as "Asante md") and fully implement PCS' emPOWERnet(TM) Provider Portal throughout Asante's health care network. ... more

HealthSec 2005 Offers Insight into Privacy and Security Challenges for Health Care Information Security Professionals
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
HealthSec 2005 Conference & Expo will be held on September 28-30, 2005 in San Francisco, CA. The event will be co-chaired by Micki Krause, a recognized leader in the health care information security industry with over twenty years of experience. ... more

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Editor's Pick of Health Informatics Headlines
Mobile Pharmacy on the Gold Standard
Mobile Health Data, US - Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Tampa, Fla.-based Gold Standard Inc. has purchased hand-held pharmacy software from Orlando, Fla.-based Pharmaconomics Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ...
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EDS makes play for HealthConnect data
Computerworld Australia, Australia - Wednesday, August 17, 2005
When it comes to bidding for federal government contracts, EDS has traditionally gone for the multiyear, whole-of-government, mammoth deals that were typical of the mid to late 1990s. ...
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Linux pioneer moves onto OpenVista
ZDNet UK, UK - Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The ex-CEO of VA Linux systems is now selling software based around public domain code to hospitals ...
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Computerized billing system cuts time, brings in $ faster
Pepperell Free Press, US - Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Pepperell Fire Department's EMT administrator Joshua Yenetchi enters ambulance billing data onto the new tablet computer that will be carried on board ambulances in the near future. ...
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Wired hospitals help staff, soothe patients, US - Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Features like Internet access, monitor screens with medical data make facilities more efficient. ...
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Syndicated Health Informatics News
Bioinformatics News
DNA probe to provide Station Strangler clues
Moreover - Wednesday, August 17, 2005 12:27:00 PM
The inquest into the deaths of two boys has been postponed to enable the State to conduct DNA tests in the cases of 20 other young boys thought to have been victims of the notorious Station ... more

Bioinformatics News
Gujarat's pharma, biotech park attracts investments
Moreover - Wednesday, August 17, 2005 12:10:00 PM
A private pharmaceutical and biotech park in Gujarat is helping the state attract fresh investments in these sunrise sectors. ... more

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Biotechnology: New CEO sought
Moreover - Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:52:00 AM
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Bioinformatics News
Pfizer Acquires Antibody Discovery and Optimization Company - Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:13:34 AM
Pfizer Inc and Bioren Inc announced the completion of a transaction in which Pfizer purchased all outstanding stock of Bioren for an undisclosed amount. Bioren is a California-based, privately held ... more

Bioinformatics News
pSivida in Negotiations regarding a Potential Acquisition - Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:13:34 AM
pSivida Limited has moved to clarify recent market speculation and advises that it is in negotiations and is undertaking due diligence to acquire a US based specialised drug delivery company 'USCo' ... more

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