Contract Research Organizations in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
Check out the list of largest Contract Research Organizations in the Triangle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BMA could ask for QOF suspension if coronavirus cases rise
Doctors ’ leaders could push to suspend parts of the GP contract including the QOF if coronavirus cases rise. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 14, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Kenya: Senators Summon CS Kariuki Over Illegal Sh4.9bn Tech Contract
[Nation] Senators have summoned outgoing Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki after it emerged that the ministry illegally and irregularly signed a contract for provision of Sh4.9 billion Health Care Information Technology (HCIT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Predicting the Unpredictable: What's Missing from your Vendor...
Contract research organizations (CROs) play a critical role in the drug development process, especially if they are tasked with multiple projects from the same sponsor. How does a provider know who to...(PRWeb February 14, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/predicting_the_unpredictable_what_s_missing_from_your_vendor_review_how_to_trust_your_cro_with_your_bioanalytical_development/prweb16910686.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: More may need to self-isolate to stop spread - NHS boss
The warning comes as it emerges the ninth person to contract the virus went to hospital in an Uber. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASTRO nabs VA contract to create quality indicators
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a one-year contract...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO names new editor in chief for clinical journal ASTRO issues rad therapy guidelines for skin cancer ASTRO, ACR update RT practice parameters ASTRO wants changes to CMS payment proposal ASTRO updates guidance on pancreatic cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'A Hard Day's Night': a GP's musical reaction to the updated contract
The life of a GP can be incredibly busy, but that hasn't stopped one talented doctor from responding to the updated GP contract through the medium of song. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

How S.F. plans to go on a $700 million drug-buying spree
The contracts allow for big increases in some drugs and the potential multimillion-dollar cost for each dose of cutting-edge gene therapies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Jabil Healthcare Unites Several Businesses
Jabil Inc. is consolidating its healthcare businesses under Jabil Healthcare. These include Jabil’s embedded-sensors business, its injection molding business through Nypro, and its orthopedics, spine, trauma, and medical instruments operations acquired from Johnson & Johnson. The company’s strategy “allows us to be unified in our approach to our customers, to understand their needs and roadmap, and to understand how to offer them value,” Steve Borges, CEO and EVP of Jabil Healthcare (pictured above), told MD+DI. One of those needs includes keeping ...
Source: MDDI - February 13, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Contract Manufacturing Source Type: news

Kenya: AG, Health CS to Face Senate Team Over Cancelled Sh4.9 Billion Contract
[Nation] Attorney-General Paul Kihara and Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki are today expected to face the Senate ad hoc committee to explain the circumstances that led to the cancellation of a Sh4.9 billion contract won by SevenSeas Technology Limited in 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UK medical schools are failing to tackle racism
BMJ investigation finds medical schools are 'oblivious' to the issue of racism Related items fromOnMedica Mansplaining Bullying by colleagues affects one in five NHS staff Can medicine be cured? BMA apologises for appalling sexism and harassment Junior doctors to play a role in contract renegotiation (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Does the new GP contract do enough to keep the PCN show on the road?
The authors of the new GP contract appear to have listened to the profession ’s concerns and have made significant concessions in the contract due to take effect in April. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Highlights of the GMS contract update
The new GP contract published last week by NHS England and the BMA appears to address many of the concerns raised by clinical directors about PCN funding and delivery requirements. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Special conference to vote on 2020 GP contract next month
GP leaders will meet on 11 March at a special conference of LMCs that will spell out the profession's view on changes to the GMS contract agreed for 2020, the BMA has confirmed. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 12, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

Singapore's DBS sends 300 staff home after one contracts coronavirus
Singapore's biggest bank DBS Group Holdings asked 300 staff to leave its head office in the financial district on Wednesday and work from home as a precautionary measure after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live updates: China death rate appears to slow as 39 new cases found on cruise ship – latest news
New figures report 97 deaths up to midnight on Tuesday, as WHO chief warns threat is greater than terrorism. Follow all the developments hereCruise ship stranded after being refused port by four countriesWHO chief says threat of virus is greater than terrorismWorthing hospital healthcare worker contracts coronavirusShare your stories8.41amGMTA seventh Brighton and Hove school has issued a warning to parents about the coronavirus outbreak on the south coast.Two families with children at Carden Primary School have been told to self-isolate in an email sent by the school on Wednesday morning.8.24amGMTPassengers held in quaran...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Simon Murphy (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science Global economy Business Australia news Japan Source Type: news

Scottish government pledges more cash for health and social care in budget
But it ’s not enough to meet safe staffing legislation, say nurse leaders Related items fromOnMedica New Year NHS resolutions BMA urges Tory leader candidates to reform pensions provision Doctors call on politicians to invest in the NHS NHS – It’s not just about numbers GP contract for England brings overall 3.4% increase (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Worthing hospital healthcare worker contracts coronavirus
A&E staffer is among eight UK cases, along with doctor and Brighton businessmanA healthcare worker at Worthing hospital is among the eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.Staff at the West Sussex hospital received a memo on Tuesday telling them a member of staff working in the A&E department had been diagnosed with the disease.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique, Kevin Rawlinson and agency Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news UK news Medical research Microbiology Brighton Source Type: news

Varian gets FDA nod for Ethos adaptive therapy unit
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has garnered U.S. Food and Drug...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian posts strong Q1 sales growth as profit slips Varian installs systems in Africa, U.S. Varian awarded Mich. cancer software contract Varian posts continued revenue gains in Q4, fiscal 2019 Varian taps power of AI for Ethos adaptive therapy unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pared back network DES still 'too much too soon' for PCNs, GPs warn
Primary care networks (PCNs) still face excessive workload under reworked GP contract plans for 2020, clinical directors leading the groups have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 11, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Primary care networks Source Type: news

Bayer and Nuvisan create new research unit in Berlin
Bayer AG today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to transfer a large part of its Berlin-based small molecule research unit to Nuvisan, an international service provider for clinical studies, laboratory services and contract manufacturing with several sites and clinics in Germany and France. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Bayer Business and Industry Source Type: news

Botswana: Batswana in China Under Protection
[Botswana Daily News] Masunga -Ministry of Health and Wellness has assured North East District Council that Batswana living in China are taken care of to ensure they don't contract Novel Coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Change Healthcare issues 2020 healthcare industry report
Healthcare information systems vendor Change Healthcare has published its annual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Change Healthcare files to split from McKesson Change Healthcare adds partners, offers open access to CareSelect Change Healthcare adds AI to CareSelect Imaging Change Healthcare debuts Charge Capture Advisor Change Healthcare wins 6-year data exchange contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nine family members who shared a hotpot meal in Hong Kong contract coronavirus
Nine out of 19 members of a family who ate a hotpot meal together at the end of January have been diagnosed with coronavirus, suggesting it can spread quickly through shared meals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The GP contract agreement 2020/21 – 2023/24
NHS England and the BMA have updated the document setting out the five-year agreement for the GP contract and PCNs. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

QT Ultrasound touts presentations on 3D ultrasound
Ultrasound technology developer QT Ultrasound has prepared several presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: QT Ultrasound opens Ariz. center QT Ultrasound launches commercial scanning centers eRAD signs QT Ultrasound Centrify wins QT Ultrasound contract QT Ultrasound gets FDA nod for breast ultrasound unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SwRI, UTSA to team on $18M vaccine development project
Southwest Research Institute will share in an $18 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a vaccine that can be used to protect humans from tularemia, a potential biothreat also known as rabbit fever. SwRI will share the contract with the University of Texas at San Antonio and Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, which is based in New Mexico. SwRI's pharmaceutical testing laboratories will formulate UTSA’s modified bacterium for human clinical trials using intradermal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

SwRI, UTSA to team on $18M vaccine development project
Southwest Research Institute will share in an $18 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a vaccine that can be used to protect humans from tularemia, a potential biothreat also known as rabbit fever. SwRI will share the contract with the University of Texas at San Antonio and Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, which is based in New Mexico. SwRI's pharmaceutical testing laboratories will formulate UTSA’s modified bacterium for human clinical trials using intradermal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Many GP practices 'face fall in profits' despite 2020 rise in core pay
Many GP practices could face a fall in profits in 2020/21 despite a rise in global sum payments through the GMS contract, accountants have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

BMA demands premises investment to improve 1,000 GP practices
The BMA's top GP has called for a significant rise in capital spending to improve 1,000 practice premises as thousands of new staff join the primary care workforce over the next four years. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

San Antonio researchers win $18 million contract to develop tularemia vaccine
(University of Texas at San Antonio) Southwest Research Institute (SwRI ® ), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute have received an $18 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Threat Reduction Agency to collaboratively develop a protective vaccine against Francisella tularensis, the bacterium that causes tularemia. The researchers' goal is to develop a vaccine formulation that protects humans for up to one year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Five Britons contract coronavirus in French ski resort
Five British nationals on a ski trip have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus at a mountain resort in France, after staying in the same chalet with a person who had been in Singapore, French health officials said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity
Pandemics are perversely democratic. They’re nasty, lethal and sneaky, but they don’t discriminate. No matter your age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or nation, you’re a part of the pathogenic constituency. That shared vulnerability, and the resulting human collectivism—a universal response to a universal threat—is newly and vividly evident in the face of the now-global outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV. As of writing, there have been over 30,000 diagnosed cases and over 630 related deaths. A virus that emerged in a single city, Wuhan, China—indeed, in a single crowded ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV Infectious Disease Source Type: news

5 Britons contract coronavirus at French ski resort
Five British nationals including a child have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in France, after staying in the same ski chalet and coming into contact with a person who had been in Singapore, Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Saturday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Network Contract DES Engagement on draft outline service specifications: summary report
This report summarises the feedback received from general practice and the wider health and care system on the draft outline Network contract DES service specifications. The feedback showed in-principle support for the aspirations of the individual services but there were also concerns which included the workforce implications and the investment general practice was being asked to make in new workforce roles; the level of resource available to support delivery; the level of specificity and length of the specifications and the aggregate effect of introducing all five services from April 2020. (Source: Current Awareness Serv...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biggest overhaul of GP vaccination payments for 30 years under new GP contract
A radical overhaul of the way practices in England are paid for vaccinations – the most significant change to the system in 30 years – is to begin from this April under the GP contract. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Government to name GPs earning over £150,000 from October
GPs earning more than £150,000 a year in NHS income will be named publicly from October under pay transparency plans set out in the 2020 GMS contract deal. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

‘Number 10 backs’ real-time patient experience measures
GP contract update: Concerns have been raised about plans in the new GP contract for an “as close to real-time as possible” measure of patient experience in general practice, said to have been propelled by Boris Johnson’s number 10. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

RPS comments on GP contract news
Responding to news that the Government and NHS England have committed at an additional£1.5 billion for general practice over the next four years for additional staff, RPS England Board Chair Cl (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 7, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Number of QOF points to increase under GP contract for 2020/21
The number of QOF points available to practices in England looks set to increase from 559 to 567 as a result of changes agreed as part of the GP contract for 2020/21. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Revamped PCN plans slash workload and bring 100% funding for new staff roles
Requirements for primary care networks (PCNs) from April have been significantly scaled back and funding increased to cover the full cost of hiring staff into additional roles, under a revised contract deal backed by the BMA. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Primary care networks Source Type: news

Multimillion-pound GP workforce drive underpinned by £20,000 golden hellos
Golden hellos worth £20,000 will be offered to first-time GP partners and an increased number of trainees under a multimillion-pound GP workforce programme unveiled in the contract deal for 2020. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

Robinson Pharma Inc. To Expand 3 Customer Incentive Offerings
Robinson Pharma, Inc., announces the continuation of its three customer incentive offerings to help qualified customers in need of health and nutrition supplements contract manufacturing service.(PRWeb February 07, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/robinson_pharma_inc_to_expand_3_customer_incentive_offerings/prweb16893361.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BMA agrees new GP contract deal: 2020/21-2023/24
NHS England and the BMA have agreed significant revisions to the GP contract agreement 2020/21 to 2023/24. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

GP contract agreement: 2020/21-2023/24: letter to commissioners
NHS England has written to directors of commissioning, regional heads of primary care and CCG clinical leads and accountable officers, with details about the update to the GP contract agreement 2020/21 to 2023/24. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

£20,000 golden handshake for new GPs
New GP contract will invest £94m to boost recruitment and retention Related items fromOnMedica GP waiting times: learning from the past Doctors call on politicians to invest in the NHS Are PCNs what we all imagined? Through the looking glass of integrated care How collaboration is propelling change in Croydon (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Detentions under Mental Health Act continue to rise
Inspectors particularly concerned at rates of detention in black and minority ethnic groups Related items fromOnMedica Report unveils major shake up of women's mental health care Charity slams prison healthcare Taking back control Part 2 GPs welcome 'biggest reform to services in 15 years' GPs demand home visits are dropped from contract (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Summary of changes to the GP contract 2020/21
The BMA has backed a new contract deal for 2020/21 with additional funding for the core contract and primary care network (PCNs). GPonline highlights the key points. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

First British national to contract coronavirus had been in Singapore
Patient diagnosed in Brighton and taken to London is third confirmed case in the UKCoronavirus – latest updatesThe third person in Britain to test positive for coronavirus travelled to the UK from Singapore, it emerged on Thursday, prompting a significant widening of the government ’s response to the epidemic.The new case, a middle-aged man, was the first British national to contract the virus, government sources indicated. After it was confirmed that he had travelled to the UK from outside China, officials changed existing advice, putting doctors on alert for cases in people returning from a string of countrie...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley, Denis Campbell and Simon Murphy Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases UK news Brighton London Science Health Society Source Type: news