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Teva Announces Launch of a Generic Version of Letairis

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced the launch of a generic version of Letairis®1 (ambrisentan) Tablets, 5 mg and 10 mg, in the U.S.
Ambrisentan is an endothelin receptor antagonist indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to improve exercise ability and delay clinical worsening. In combination with tadalafil, ambrisentan is indicated to reduce the risks of disease progression and hospitalization for worsening PAH, and to improve exercise ability. For all female patients, ambrisentan tablets are only available through a restricted program called the Ambrisentan Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategy (REMS) due to the risk of fetal harm.“The launch of ambrisentan tablets in the U.S. is an important addition to Teva’s growing generic portfolio of nearly 60 cardiovascular medicines,” said Brendan O’Grady, EVP and Head of North America Commercial. “Our ability to help treat this disease is a testament to our commitment to providing affordable, generic treatment options to people living with chronic, life-long conditions.”With nearly 500 generic medicines available, Teva has the largest portfolio of FDA-approved generic products on the market and holds the leading position in first-to-file opportunities, with over 100 pending first-to-files in the U.S. Currently, one in eight generic prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. is filled with a Teva generic product.

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Pathology Services and Clinical Innovation

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

PathGroup, one of the largest private providers of pathology, clinical and molecular laboratory services in the United States, today announced that it has acquired Pathologists Bio-Medical Laboratories (PBM), a leading provider of pathology services based in Dallas.
The combination of Nashville-based PathGroup and PBM will lead to enhanced services and a broader menu of testing across their client base. The combined company will include more than 120 pathologists, representing every sub-specialty, creating one of the most comprehensive pathology networks in the country.“This joining of forces expands PathGroup’s presence in one of our key markets, while also providing a platform of enhanced services for the current clients and patients of both companies,” said Ben W. Davis, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of PathGroup. “The dedication of PBM to their community, clients and patients, their culture of physician leadership, and their goal of providing state-of-the-art services all match PathGroup’s commitments and values. Both companies have provided superior pathology services for more than 50 years. We look forward to working with the industry-leading health systems and practices of PBM to continue providing these services.” “PBM and PathGroup have similar histories of providing high-quality pathology services to patients, physicians and health systems,” said Peter A. Dysert, M.D., President of PBM. “Our like-minded cultures of physician leadership and private ownership will allow us to focus on what is best for the clients and patients we serve. We look forward to working with PathGroup and continuing to exceed the expectations of our hospitals and physician clients.” The combined company will be comprised of more than 1,800 employees working with more than 75 hospitals and thousands of physicians across the U.S. to deliver quality lab testing and diagnostic results with unmatched responsiveness.

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Car of the Future Symposium

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

On Thursday, May 9, Sundeep “Sunny” Madra, vice president of Ford X, Ford Mobility’s business incubator and accelerator, will participate in a fireside chat moderated by Itay Michaeli at Citi’s 2019 Car of the Future Symposium in New York.Madra is the co-founder and former CEO of Autonomic which was acquired by Ford Smart Mobility LLC in 2018. As a longtime entrepreneur and investor, Madra will speak about how Ford is nurturing a culture of innovation and speed as it transforms to deliver smart vehicles for a smart world.In addition, Madra will discuss Ford’s mobility services and solutions including the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) by Autonomic. The TMC is an open, cloud-based platform designed to support the ecosystem for mobility solutions. Madra will describe the successful applications and services Ford is building for the customers of its increasingly connected fleet of vehicles and how other OEMs can do the same using the TMC, now powered by Amazon Web Services.Ford’s fireside chat will take place 8-8:35 a.m. EDT on the 14th floor of Citi Center, 601 Lexington Avenue at East 54th Street, New York. It can be accessed at that time at shareholder.ford.com or by clicking here.

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Functional Remedies Expands Hemp Oil Distribution Into Natural Health and Beauty Retail

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

Functional Remedies, the only vertically-integrated hemp oil company, announced an expansion of its flagship product line into Pharmaca, a modern natural health and beauty chain retailer with 29 locations throughout the U.S. Functional Remedies lipid-infused hemp oil will initially be sold in 12 stores located in Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington and then Illinois shortly thereafter. Functional Remedies will also expand into California stores contingent on the passing of AB 228, which would effectively legalize the use of industrial hemp or cannabinoids in food, beverage or cosmetics.“In pursuit of our mission to bring lives into balance on a global scale, Functional Remedies is aggressively expanding our distribution into new and novel channels, including natural beauty and health, organic and athletics,” said Functional Remedies CMO Tony Tomassini. “Pharmaca has continually worked to build consumer trust with natural products, and we are excited to include our highly-efficacious hemp oil on their shelves for customers looking for better health and wellness.”Pharmaca will carry all seven SKUs of Functional Remedies’ flagship product line, including the 50mg, 25mg and 10mg capsules, 1000mg, 500mg and 250mg tinctures and 500mg salve. Functional Remedies also announced that in-store sales growth overall year-over-year in Lucky’s Market, an organic supermarket chain with locations across 10 states, is 137 percent and ranked fifth overall in growth year-over-year.“Pharmaca is proud to launch Functional Remedies’ proprietary lipid-infused, full-spectrum hemp oil in our Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington locations,” said Pharmaca Co-founder and VP of Integrative Medicine Don L. Summerfield. “Pharmaca has spent the last 20 years providing customers with the tools they need to manage their own health, and we are excited to add Functional Remedies into the diverse mix of options we offer.”Functional Remedies’ presence in Pharmaca and other major retailers represents an aggressive push toward increased distribution and preparation for future partnerships with other mass retailers such as CVS, Walgreens and many others who have announced their intent to carry CBD and hemp oil products.

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Flex Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer and New President of Communications and Enterprise Compute

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), announced today that Phil Ulrich has been named the Chief Human Resources Officer of the 200,000-employee manufacturing solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products, while Raejeanne Skillern has been named president of the Communications and Enterprise Compute group.“Phil is a trusted and valued colleague, known for his expertise at solving complex business challenges,” said Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex. “Raejeanne will lead efforts to create new value through design-led collaboration and more direct technical engagements. These are two dynamic executives who will help Flex grow even stronger.”Flex offers manufacturing expertise, global capabilities and supply chain agility in more than 100 locations across 30 countries. Flex builds products in more than a dozen industries, including health solutions, automotive products, consumer technology, 5G and data center devices, and offers services from initial design concept to mass scale production. By utilizing cross-industry capabilities, regional manufacturing and advanced supply chain management, Flex helps customers around the world bring unique products to market faster.

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First Western Dental Kids Office Opens in Oceanside

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 maggio 2019

Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, announced the opening of its first Western Dental Kids office in Oceanside today.The new Western Dental Kids office is located at 3805 Mission Avenue downtown and was built to serve the growing population of Oceanside. Western Dental also owns and operates an office at 3125 Vista Way Oceanside, which serves patients of all ages. With the addition of the new Oceanside office, Western Dental now owns and operates 226 offices in California.
“Our pediatric dental team is delighted to be opening this beautiful, new office for Western Dental Kids,” said Dr. Binta Patel, Managing Doctor. “We want to be a Dental Home for children and their parents.”The spacious, brightly colored office provides comprehensive pediatric dental services, including sealants to help prevent cavities, fluoride treatments, hygiene and a full-service orthodontics department. Western Dental Kids accepts most forms of dental insurance, including Medi-Cal Dental.“This new Western Dental Kid’s office will provide top notch dental services for parents looking for a kids-only practice,” said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer for Western Dental. “Children are also welcome at all Western Dental offices.”The office is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed on Wednesday) and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony are planned for next month.

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