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Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2005

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Baylor Health Care System Signs Enterprise-Wide Agreement With Galvanon to Automate Patient Registration
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Baylor's Successful Pilot of Patient Self-Service Technology Receives Innovator Award From Hospitals & Health Networks ... more

Zix Corporation Recognized on Dallas-Fort Worth Top 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies List; Company Ranks Fifth in Revenue Growth over Five-Year Period
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), a global provider of secure e-messaging and e-prescribing applications and services, today announced it has been recognized for the second year as a DFW Titan Fast 50 winner by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC). The company ranked fifth on this year's Fast 50 five-year growth list. ... more

MedAptus' Practice-Proven Electronic Charge Capture Deployed on Tablet PCs
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Solution and Form Factor Combine and Create Pathway to EMR Integration ... more

Jackson Hospital Bolsters Patient Safety and Physician Access With McKesson
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Comprehensive Project Also Targets Improvements in Business Operations and Use of Resources ... more

SEBIO Expansion Includes New Website
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Southeast BIO, a regional non-profit organization concentrating on the growth of the life sciences industry in the Southeast, has named an executive director, gone live with a fully-developed web site and is in the process of doubling the size of its board of directors. ... more

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Editor's Pick of Health Informatics Headlines
Going paperless
Victorville Daily Press, US - Wednesday, August 24, 2005
When Dr. Vijay Arora walks around his Apple Valley office, he carries with him every chart and record for all of his patients - all stored on his two-pound tablet personal computer. ...
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Intel unveils prototypes for doctors, health care
ZDNet - Wednesday, August 24, 2005
As part of its effort to become a major player in health care, Intel is working with traditional medical equipment companies like General Electric to craft systems for doctors, nurses and patients to better record vital signs or track the progress of diseases. ...
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Health IT can create a culture of safety
Science Daily - Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Part 9 of a continuing series. Collecting and reporting healthcare performance measures via computerized records allows providers to monitor system quality, thereby developing a level of accountability and ultimately reducing errors and harm to patients, experts told United Press International. ...
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Report identifies bioinformatics as growth area
Drug, France - Wednesday, August 24, 2005
According to a new report, the bioinformatics market is set to surge ahead, boosted by data proliferation and the need for improved drug research productivity. Along with the solid support of national governments, the European bioinformatics industry is expected to go from strength to strength. ...
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Microarrays pinpoint genetic abnormalities
Laboratory Talk, UK - Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Agilent Technologies has introduced an updated microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) platform featuring high-definition CGH (HD-CGH) microarrays. ...
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Syndicated Health Informatics News
Bioinformatics News
Purdue simulation to help merge molecules with silicon electronics
Bioinfo Online - Wednesday, August 24, 2005 3:28:03 PM
Engineers at Purdue University have created a nanotech simulation tool that shows how current flows between silicon atoms and individual molecules to help researchers design "molecular electronic" devices for future computers and ... more

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Penn Study Finds a New Role for RNA in Human Immune Response
Bioinfo Online - Wednesday, August 24, 2005 3:25:26 PM
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have published the first study to test the role of RNA chemical modifications on immunity. They have demonstrated that RNA from bacteria stimulates immune cells to orchestrate ... more

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New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication
Bioinfo Online - Wednesday, August 24, 2005 3:22:19 PM
Scientists will announce next month a new technique called microdisplacement printing, which makes possible the highly precise placement of molecules during the fabrication of nanoscale components for electronic and sensing devices. The new ... more

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U. T. Dallas-led research team produces strong, transparent carbon nanotube sheets
Bioinfo Online - Wednesday, August 24, 2005 3:19:37 PM
Numerous electronic, optical and structural uses demonstrated; Advance reported in Aug. 19 issue of prestigious journal Science University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) nanotechnologists and an Australian colleague have produced transparent ... more

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Nano coalition unveils environmental, health and safety database
Bioinfo Online - Wednesday, August 24, 2005 3:16:34 PM
The International Council on Nanotechnology (ICON) and Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) today launched the world's first online database of scientific findings related to the benefits and risks ... more

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