New Healthcare-Related Products, Services, and Companies
New Biopharm Company Is Formed
CommonHealth LaunchesInteractive Agency
IMS and Premier Healthcare Informatics Partner to Offer New Service
Industry Veterans Launch Adult Learning Company
Cardinal Health Acquires Alaris Medical Systems
Invitrogen Forms Biological Defense Systems
Belsito & Company Launches Consumer Agency
FDA Establishes New Cancer Office
Chiltern Expands Contract Personnel Services
What’s New on the Shelves
Accentia Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Morrisville, N.C., is a privately held, vertically integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company formed by the Hopkins Capital Group LLC. For more information, visit accentia.net.
Belsito & Company Inc., New York, is dedicated exclusively to health andmedical communication. For more information, visit belsitoco.com.
Cardinal Health Inc., Dublin, Ohio, develops, manufactures, packages, and markets products for patient care; develops drug-delivery technologies; distributes pharmaceuticals and medical, surgical, and laboratory supplies; and offers consulting and other services that improve quality and efficiency in healthcare. For more information, visit cardinal.com.
Chiltern International Ltd., Slough, U.K., provides clinical operations, project management, data management, biostatistics, medical writing, quality assurance, and regulatory and medical-affairs services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit chiltern.com.
CommonHealth, Parsippany, N.J., is a healthcare-communications resource and a WPP Group company. For more information, visit commonhealth.com.
The Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Md., is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biologics, medical devices, foods, and cosmetics. For more information, visit fda.gov.
The Hopkins Capital Group LLC, St. Louis, is a private equity fund specializing in healthcare investing. For more information, visit hopkinscap.com.
IMS Health, Fairfield, Conn., provides information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. For more information, visit imshealth.com.
Invitrogen Corp., Carlsbad, Calif., provides life-sciences technologies for disease research, drug discovery, and commercial bio-production. For more information, visit invitrogen.com.
NXLevel Inc., Hopewell, Pa., offers a variety of learning services, including complete corporate learning strategies, technology consultation and integration, and individual courses for existing learning infrastructures. For more information, visit nxlevel.com.
Premier Healthcare Informatics, San Diego, offers measurement and benchmarking systems to support healthcare quality improvement. For more information, visit premierinc.com/informatics.