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"Government and Business Should Assert the Value of Global Connectivity and Collaborative Efforts”

ME Newswire / Business wire

DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013

"At a time of continuing economic uncertainty, nine out of 10 global decision-makers now believe greater collaboration between business, government and other sectors is essential if the world’s economy is to recover.”

This was the main finding of a recent study by PSB, as part of research Bank of America is conducting to better understand customers and clients.

The survey of more than 2,000 global decision-makers across business, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) reveals an overwhelming demand for increased collaboration, if significant global growth is to return within the next five years.

Governments and business should assert the value of greater connectivity and collaborative working

Many decision-makers feel governments should assert the v ... Read more »
Views: 72 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.26.2013

SAN ANTONIO - Mercredi 23 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kinetic Concepts, Inc.a confirmé aujourd'hui que, dans une étude publiée au Journal de la chirurgie vasculaire1, le système de gestion des incisions Prevena™, a grandement fait chuté l'incidence de cas d'infection à l'endroit d'incision de l'aine (SSI en anglais) chez les patients se remettant d'une opération vasculaire.

L'infection due à l'opération de l'aine est une cause significative de complications post-opératoires, chez les patients ayant subi une opération vasculaire. Certaines études estiment que les infections de l’aine peuvent prolonger les séjours à l'hôpital de plus de 9 jours, et coûter aux hôpitaux plus de 20 000 dollars en traitement des infections, et que celles-ci peuvent nuire à la qualité de vie des patients1. La thérapie Prevena™ a prouvé qu'elle a le potentiel de faire chuter considéra ... Read more »
Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

Meilleurs programmes recevant des fonds de démarrage pour élargir leurs portées

DAVOS, Suisse - Mercredi 23 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Company a aujourd’hui encouragé les membres de la Communauté « Global Shapers » au Forum économique mondial à revenir en 2014 pour la réunion annuelle du Forum à Davos, avec des preuves du travail qu’ils ont accompli pour aider à résoudre les problèmes du monde. En retour, un projet recevra 50 000 USD en fonds de démarrage pour étendre sa portée, tandis que cinq projets recevront 10 000 USD pour soutenir et déployer leurs efforts.

Global Shapers, une initiative de premier ordre lancée par le Forum économique mondial (World Economic Forum) pour engager les jeunes âgés de 20 et 30 ans à mettre en œuvre des changements locaux et globaux, facilitera la réalisation de ce défi en encouragean ... Read more »
Views: 64 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

Solvent/Detergent Treated Human Plasma Designed to Reduce the Risk of Pathogen Transmission and Immunologic Reactions

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma USAtoday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)has approved Octaplas®, its solvent/detergent treated pooled human plasma. Octaplas®is indicated for the management of preoperative or bleeding patients who require replacement of multiple plasma coagulation factors and for patients with coagulation deficiencies due to hepatic disease or who are undergoing cardiac surgery or liver transplantation.1

The FDA also approved the product for transfusion or plasma exchange in patients with congenital1 or acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), a rare blood disorder with an incidence of 3.8 per million.2 Both acquired and congenital forms of TTP are associated with a severe deficiency of an enzyme required to regulate the activity of ... Read more »
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MONTREAL - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announced today that High Quality Optics (HQO), a licensed panomorph lens manufacturer, has released the first-ever high-megapixel, day/night, board-mount 360-degree panomorph lens.

Providing remarkably more coverage and pixel density than older fisheye technology, this commercial-grade, multi-megapixel panomorph lens is the catalyst for next-generation panomorph minidome launches in early 2013. With this HQO panomorph lens, camera vendors are producing dramatically more powerful 360-degree indoor and outdoor minidome cameras, while maintaining competitive MSRP price-points.

"There is no similar-sized fisheye lens that outperforms this new 360-degree panomorph,” states James Sohn, President from HQO. "With costs comparable to fisheye cameras, panomorph cameras with similar sensor res ... Read more »
Views: 105 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. confirmed today that, in a study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery1, the Prevena™ Incision Management System significantly decreased the incidence of groin surgical site infections (SSIs) in patients after vascular surgery.

Groin wound infection is a significant cause of post-operative complications in vascular surgery patients. Studies have reported that SSIs of the groin can increase hospital stay by more than 9 days, costing facilities more than $20,000 per infection to treat and can have an adverse impact on patient quality of life1. Prevena™Therapy has demonstrated the potential to significantly reduce these costs.

"Vascular surgeries are going up, not down,” said Tim Matatov, MD, an author of the Louisiana State University study. "This study showed that by using Prevena™Therapy we were able to reduce associated infections in patients at risk for post-o ... Read more »
Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    EE Launched Its 4G Mobile Network Complemented by Fiber Broadband in October 2012
    EE Leveraged Gemalto Software, Capacity, Planning and Program Management Expertise for Rapid Launch
    EE to Offer 4G Services to Customers in 35 Towns and Cities by the End of the First Quarter of 2013
    Population Coverage to Reach 98% by End of 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it is delivering its UpTeq LTESIM and embedded software applications to EE, the UK’s most advanced communications company, powering the launch of the UK’s first 4G mobile network.

EE, the joint venture between France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom in the UK, is the first mobile operator in the UK to launch 4G, which is available on the company’s EE brand. EE’s 4G service is al ... Read more »
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Best Programs to Receive Seed Money to Expand Reach

DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today encouraged the members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community to return to the Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Davos with proof points of the work they have done to help address the world’s problems. In return, one project will be granted $50,000 in seed money to expand its reach while five projects will be granted $10,000 to sustain and expand their efforts.

Global Shapers, a major initiative launched by the World Economic Forum to engage young people between the ages of 20 and 30 to deliver local and global change, will facilitate the challenge by encouraging Shaper "hubs” in more than 200 communities around the world to document the results of their community projects focused on societal problems ranging from health to environment to education to economic growth.

Selection of the m ... Read more »
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Opening 171 Hotels among Major Achievements in 2012, and Industry-Leading Pipeline Now Includes Nearly 1,000 Hotels

McLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide continues to be the fastest growing global hospitality company by number of rooms. In 2012, it opened 171 hotels with more than 28,000 rooms and has the largest pipeline in the industry and in its history, including nearly 1,000 hotels with nearly 170,000 rooms. It also has more than 85,000 rooms under construction, which is more than half of its total pipeline and more than any other hospitality company.

Since 2007, Hilton Worldwide has increased its total amount of rooms by 32 percent and opened more than 1,100 hotels globally. It has also expanded from a presence of 77 to 90 countries and territories.

In 2012, Hilton Worldwide continued its rapid growth in each region of the world, and more than 60 percent of its pipeline and nearly 80 percent of its ... Read more »
Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

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