Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the positions of Pediatrix
or the CDC Foundation.
Fernandez is on the board of directors of Pediatrix
Medical Group, Healthcare Atlantic, Inc., Hospitalists of America, Navarro Discount Pharmacies, FDC/Nutri-Force Vitamins and Medical Specialties Distributors, Boston, MA.
Waltham, MA 12/19/07; Fort Lauderdale, FL 12/19/07 -- PerkinElmer has definitively agreed to acquire Pediatrix
Medical Group's newborn metabolic screening business and its StepOne newborn screening product for cash.
Costs of newborn screening were obtained from the literature (ACMG, 2005; Insinga et al., 2002; Schoen, Baker, Colby, & To, 2002; Venditti et al., 2003) and from expert opinion (personal communication with William Slimak, Pediatrix
Medical Group; Mimi Blitzer, University of Maryland; and Teresa Kruisselbrink, Mayo Clinic).
Medical Group, Florida) has marshalled the efforts of 130 contributors to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date text for nurses and physicians.
A total of 51 million doses of Infanrix have been distributed in the United States and 75 million world-wide; 10 million doses of Pediatrix
have been distributed in the United States, Dr.
attributes the higher earnings to continued operating improvements, same-unit growth and continued improvements in cash collections over the past 18 months.
Companies mentioned include PhyCor (PHYC), MedPartners (MDM), FPA (FPAM), ProMedCo (PMCO), Trigon (TGH), Wellpoint (WLP), Columbia (COL), Beve rly (BEV), United (UNH), Humana (HUM), Healthsource (HS), Oxford (OXHP), HEALTHSO UTH (HRC), Universal Health Services (UHS), Tenet (THC), Pediatrix
(PDX), Allegia nce (AEH), Conmed (CNMD), ICU Medical (ICUI).
She also works part time for Pediatrix
Medical Group, serving the pediatric intensive care unit medical team at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai in Baltimore and as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, also in Baltimore.
Spitzer is a neonatal researcher and academician, and oversees clinical research as well as continuing medical education and clinical quality initiatives at the Pediatrix
Following the transaction, nine physician group practices will join MEDNAX, seven will become part of American anesthesiology and two will join Pediatrix
Center for Research, Education and Quality, Pediatrix
Medical Group, Sunrise, FL;  consultant/contractor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Laboratory Sciences, Atlanta, GA.
The practice will be integrated into Mednax' Pediatrix
Medical Group, the company said in a press release adding that it has paid in cash for the practice.
For information on HLHS end approaches to treatment, the following Web sites can be accessed: * Pediatrix
Medical Group-Parents Guide--Pediatrix is a medical group that is dedicated to providing quality care to patients and improving care and subsequent outcomes through education, research, and information sharing (http://www.pediatrix.com/parents).
She also works part-time for Pediatrix
Medical Group, serving the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit medical team at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai in Baltimore and serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, also in Baltimore.