Industry News

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March 27, 2014

Baxter to Create 2 Separate Global Healthcare Companies

Baxter International, Inc., recently announced plans to create two separate, independent global healthcare companies—one focused on developing and marketing innovative biopharmaceuticals and the other on life-saving medical products.

March 25, 2014

United Named a Top Corporation for Women-Owned Businesses

United Airlines was named a top corporation for women-owned and -operated businesses by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the third consecutive year.

March 25, 2014

SAA Takes Delivery of New Aircraft

South African Airways (SAA) took delivery this week of two new A320 aircraft, bringing the total number of narrow bodied aircraft to join the SAA fleet this year to six.

March 25, 2014

Piedmont Honored with Quality Achievement Award

Piedmont Fayette Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.

March 25, 2014

Mayo Clinic Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Screening Rates

Mayo Clinic recently announced the results of a clinical trial of Cologuard, a noninvasive sDNA test for the early detection of colorectal precancer and cancer co-developed by Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences, showed unprecedented rates of precancer and cancer detection similar to those reported for colonoscopy.

March 25, 2014

HeartSine Employee Appointed to RQA Committee

HeartSine’s Good Laboratory Practice/Good Clinical Practice Specialist has been appointed to the medical devices committee of the Research Quality Association (RQA).

March 25, 2014

ETC Awarded UAE Air Force Contract

One of Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (ETC's) divisions, Aircrew Training Systems, recently announced the signing of a contract with the United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) for the procurement of its state-of-the-art Pilot Selection System (PSS).

March 25, 2014

NIOSH Presents Hearing Loss Prevention Awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), recently announced the winners of the 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™.

March 25, 2014

ALPA Expands Known Crewmember Program

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l. (ALPA), recently announced the expansion of the Known Crewmember (KCM) program to include Jacksonville International Airport (JAX); Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) joined the program in late February.

March 24, 2014

Obituary: Mae Watt, Wife of Harvey Watt, Sr.

Mae H. Watt, wife of Harvey W. Watt, Sr. [his obituary is in ASEM 2011; 82:504] of Harvey W. Watt & Co., died in mid-March.