Welcome!

News Feed Item

Beneficial Collaborations, FDA Authorized Technologies and Divestitures Promoting Quality Healthcare - Research Report on Agilent, Life Technologies, C. R. Bard, Quest Diagnostics, and Alere

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

NEW YORK, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR), Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX), and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Agilent Technologies Inc. Research Report

On June 25, 2013, Agilent Technologies Inc. (Agilent) introduced the U5340A FPGA development kit for high speed digitizers. The kit, which is powered by a custom Mentor Graphics design engine, enables customers to deploy advanced real-time signal processing into the FPGAs on board Agilent high-speed digitizers. According to Agilent, the kit also ensures that the digitizers deliver high multi-gigasample-per-second performance. "Our close partnership with Mentor Graphics enabled us to create today's most powerful FPGA development kit for high-speed digitizers," said Didier Lavanchy, Operation Manager for Agilent's High-Speed Digitizers Group. "We have used the kit to design firmware options currently available in our products, and beta customers have successfully implemented a variety of algorithms. For them and us, the U5340A has significantly reduced development time and, for the first time, made possible multi-gigasample-per-second real-time processing." The Full Research Report on Agilent Technologies Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/075f_A]

--

Life Technologies Corporation Research Report

On June 26, 2013, Life Technologies Corp. (Life Technologies) announced that its Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR instrument is suitable for use with the CDC Novel Coronavirus 2012 Real-time RT-PCR Assay, which has received Emergency Use Authorization for detection in patient specimens of the novel Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). To ensure proper treatment against the growing threat from MERS-CoV, Life Technologies stated that it is increasing production of its reagents and shipping them to labs around the world. "We are working continually with our partners to improve capabilities, particularly tests that work more quickly and simply on more people," said Mark Stevenson, President and Chief Operating Officer at Life Technologies. "Our technology aids public health labs around the globe to identify threats and develop rapid detection kits." The Company informed that the test has been authorized by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization for use by qualified laboratories, however the CDC Novel Coronavirus 2012 Assay has neither been FDA cleared nor approved. The Full Research Report on Life Technologies Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/d9de_LIFE]

--

C. R. Bard, Inc. Research Report

On June 28, 2013, C. R. Bard, Inc. (C. R. Bard) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell certain assets of its Electrophysiology (EP) division to Boston Scientific Corporation for $275 million in cash. Timothy M. Ring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, C. R. Bard, commented, "This divestiture is consistent with our strategic plan, which is designed to position our portfolio for accelerated sales growth over time. By exiting the EP business, we believe we can better direct management's attention and our capital resources toward pursuing opportunities where we believe we can achieve sustainable long-term leadership positions and provide attractive growth and returns to shareholders." The Company anticipates this transaction to be approximately $0.05 dilutive to its 2013 adjusted EPS. The Full Research Report on C. R. Bard, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/1010_BCR]

--

Quest Diagnostics Inc. Research Report

On June 26, 2013, Quest Diagnostics Inc. (Quest Diagnostics) announced an agreement with AT&T to provide the Quest Diagnostics Care360 Solution Suite, including the Care360 electronic health record (EHR) and eprescribing and laboratory order/results services, through AT&T Healthcare Community Online. As per the agreement, AT&T will offer, promote and resell the Care360 Solution Suite through AT&T Healthcare Community Online "Our relationship with AT&T is an example of how Quest Diagnostics is increasingly collaborating with top companies to develop new solutions for serving the complex needs of healthcare providers," said Philip S. Present II, Vice President and General Manager of Quest Diagnostics' Healthcare Information Technology Service Line. "Through this agreement, Quest will extend the availability of its Care360 Solution to a far larger number of large physician practices, hospitals and integrated delivery networks, including ACOs. AT&T, in turn, will benefit from being able to offer to its AT&T Healthcare Community Online customers a highly comprehensive and flexible online EHR solution that meets Meaningful Use criteria." The Full Research Report on Quest Diagnostics Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/0cb6_DGX]

--

Alere Inc. Research Report

On June 27, 2013, Alere Inc. (Alere) announced that it has partnered with various Health Departments and Nonprofit Organizations to sponsor HIV testing events across the US for the National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), which was observed on the same day. NHTD is an annual observance that promotes testing as an important strategy to detect, treat and prevent HIV infection. The campaign was meant to encourage people of all ages to "Take the Test. Take Control." According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2010, of all Americans infected with HIV, approximately 18% had not been diagnosed with the infection. To support the cause, Alere donated free test kits and made local grants to help raise awareness about HIV testing and encourage people to get tested for the virus. The Full Research Report on Alere Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/50a5_ALR]

----

EDITOR NOTES:

  1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by a CFA. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at [email protected].
  5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].
  6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to [email protected] for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Equity News Network. An outsourced research services provider has, through Chartered Financial Analysts, only reviewed the information provided by Equity News Network in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Equity News Network. Equity News Network is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE

Equity News Network makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED

Equity News Network is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Equity News Network whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Equity News Network expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Equity News Network does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.


SOURCE Wall Street Reports

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities – ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups. As a result, many firms employ new business models that place enormous impor...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TidalScale will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TidalScale is the leading provider of Software-Defined Servers that bring flexibility to modern data centers by right-sizing servers on the fly to fit any data set or workload. TidalScale’s award-winning inverse hypervisor technology combines multiple commodity servers (including their ass...
As popularity of the smart home is growing and continues to go mainstream, technological factors play a greater role. The IoT protocol houses the interoperability battery consumption, security, and configuration of a smart home device, and it can be difficult for companies to choose the right kind for their product. For both DIY and professionally installed smart homes, developers need to consider each of these elements for their product to be successful in the market and current smart homes.
In his general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Dumas, Calligo’s Vice President and G.M. of US operations, will go over the new Global Data Protection Regulation and how Calligo can help business stay compliant in digitally globalized world. Greg Dumas is Calligo's Vice President and G.M. of US operations. Calligo is an established service provider that provides an innovative platform for trusted cloud solutions. Calligo’s customers are typically most concerned about GDPR compliance, applicatio...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MIRAI Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MIRAI Inc. are IT consultants from the public sector whose mission is to solve social issues by technology and innovation and to create a meaningful future for people.
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, will lead you through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He'll look at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering ...
As hybrid cloud becomes the de-facto standard mode of operation for most enterprises, new challenges arise on how to efficiently and economically share data across environments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Dr. Allon Cohen, VP of Product at Elastifile, will explore new techniques and best practices that help enterprise IT benefit from the advantages of hybrid cloud environments by enabling data availability for both legacy enterprise and cloud-native mission critical applications. By rev...
SYS-CON Events announced today that NetApp has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. NetApp provides a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with their partners, NetApp emp...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dasher Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Dasher Technologies, Inc. ® is a premier IT solution provider that delivers expert technical resources along with trusted account executives to architect and deliver complete IT solutions and services to help our clients execute their goals, plans and objectives. Since 1999, we'v...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TidalScale, a leading provider of systems and services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TidalScale has been involved in shaping the computing landscape. They've designed, developed and deployed some of the most important and successful systems and services in the history of the computing industry - internet, Ethernet, operating s...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
Join IBM November 1 at 21st Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Cognitive analysis impacts today’s systems with unparalleled ability that were previously available only to manned, back-end operations. Thanks to cloud processing, IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Imagine a robot vacuum that becomes your personal assistant tha...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks, that helps your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As a premier telecommunications provider, Massive Networks is headquartered out of Louisville, Colorado. With years of experience under their belt, their team of...
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. They are the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI. We empower thousands of organizations to control and secure their networks from the core-enabling them to increase efficiency and visibility, improve customer service, and meet compliance requirements.