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Date: Friday, August 19, 2005

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McKesson Corporation Announces Completion of Tender Offer for D & K Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Friday, August 19, 2005
McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), announced today that it has completed the cash tender offer by Spirit Acquisition Corporation, its wholly-owned subsidiary, to acquire all outstanding shares of D & K Healthcare Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:DKHR). ... more

Independent Research Firm Recognizes Autonomy's Collaboration with MerseyBIO for Boosting UK Biotech Progress
Friday, August 19, 2005
Autonomy and MerseyBIO Create Innovation Network to Nurture Virtual Biotech Community... more

Sacred Heart Medical Center Chooses OptiFlex(TM) for Materials Management Automation
Friday, August 19, 2005
Spokane Hospital the Third Providence Services Hospital to Pick Omnicell System ... more

DoctorSolutions Inc. Adds Cardio-Pulmonary Surgical Associates to Growing Client Roster; DoctorSolutions Inc. to Boost Practice Lifeline with Integrated Practice Management System, Billing/Collections
Friday, August 19, 2005
DoctorSolutions Inc.'s president and chief executive officer, Tess Bans, announced today the addition of Cardio-Pulmonary Surgical Associates to the company's client roster. Cardio-Pulmonary Surgical Associates (CPSA) is a multiphysician practice in Chandler, Ariz., owned by cardio-thoracic surgeon Victor S. Dreicer, M.D., F.A.C.S. ... more

Anywhere MD Inc. Second Quarter 2005 Revenues Up 1000 Percent From Second Quarter 2004
Thursday, August 18, 2005
Anywhere MD Inc.'s (Pink Sheets:ANWM) second quarter 2005 revenues are up 1000% from second quarter 2004. The company announced today that the second quarter revenues have been posted on ... more

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Editor's Pick of Health Informatics Headlines
Maine technology project seeks to improve access to health information
Foster's Daily Democrat, US - Friday, August 19, 2005
A project now in its infancy is seen as a way to improve health care in Maine by providing up-to-date patient information to clinicians. ...
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Choose and Book Unplugged
NHS Informatics, UK - Friday, August 19, 2005
Choose and Book Unplugged is a new aid for demonstrating and training on the Choose and Book Application. It enables you to demonstrate Choose and Book when 'unplugged'; with a specific, limited set of example data in the tool. ...
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Tablets Help Uncover Teen Depression
Mobile Health Data, US - Friday, August 19, 2005
Columbus (Ohio) Children's Hospital has begun using tablet computers and software at eight pediatric primary care clinics to screen adolescents for at-risk behavior. So far, about 600 teens have been screened via the tablet computers and a third of them have been flagged as positive for depression. ...
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Vendors Want Certification Clarity
Health Data Management, US - Friday, August 19, 2005
The 34-member HIMSS EHR Vendors Association is asking for clarification of the information technology issues being addressed by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. The industry-sponsored commission is establishing programs for certifying health care information systems, starting with ambulatory care electronic records. ...
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Consultation on a revised NHS code of practice for records management
BJHC, UK - Friday, August 19, 2005
The Department of Health has produced a draft update of its 1999 guidance, For the record - managing records in NHS trusts and health authorities, and invites comments from any interested parties. The consultation closing date is 30 September. ...
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Bioinformatics News
Biotech firm leases production facility
Moreover - Friday, August 19, 2005 12:15:00 PM
Pacific Northwest Dendreon Dendreon said yesterday that it has signed a lease for a 158,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Hanover, ... more

Bioinformatics News
2 biotechs excel, buoy investors
Moreover - Friday, August 19, 2005 12:13:00 PM
WASHINGTON Investors in the nation's biotechnology sector are riding a roller coaster this summer, seeing indexes that track these companies reach their highest levels in years then retreat amid doubts about whether the rally can be ... more

Health Informatics News
'Unplugged' Choose and Book offered for download
EHI Primary Care - Friday, August 19, 2005 11:57:09 AM
Connecting for Health have released a browser-based, limited-functionality demonstration of Choose and Book for anyone to ... more

Bioinformatics News
Alpha Micro signs biometrics supplier
Moreover - Friday, August 19, 2005 11:15:00 AM
LONDON - AuthenTec, the biometric fingerprint sensor innovator, has appointed Alpha Micro Components as the distributor of its products within the U.K. and Ireland. Under the arrangement, Alpha Micro Components (Surbiton, ... more

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NEWS - Elimination of Legionella
UK Bioinformatics Forum - Friday, August 19, 2005 11:01:22 AM
Electrochemical & ... more

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