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SurgiCare Forms Physician Advisory Board
HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SurgiCare, Inc. (AMEX:SRG), a Houston-based Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) company, announced today that it had formed its Physician Advisory Board for 2002. The Board is comprised of physicians from each of the company's Surgery Centers and helps company management develop strategic planning initiatives.
American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.
American Pharmaceutical Partners Receives FDA Approval for Ketorolac
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Pharmaceutical Partners (Nasdaq:APPX) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) ketorolac tromethamine injection, USP, in 15 mg, 30 mg and 60 mg strength single-dose vials. This brings to 14 the number of ANDA approvals American Pharmaceutical Partners (APP) has received in the last 12 months.
AU-System and Bluefactory Collaborate on GARBO
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- AU-System and BlueFactory have signed a collaboration agreement concerning the mobile-services platform GARBO. The agreement means that AU-System is the recommended partner for the integration and support of the platform, for which AU-System will also act as a distributor.
Abrams Hospitality Marketing
Juergen Bartels, CEO, Le Meridien Hotels, Has "Cool Strategy for Romancing The Travel Industry," Says Travel Industry Expert Stephanie Abrams
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- At a press conference at Le Meridien at Beverly Hills, Juergen Bartels, CEO of Le Meridien Hotels, explained what travel industry expert, Stephanie Abrams, referred to as, "his Cool Strategy for romancing the travel industry. All great projects are based on simple truths," Abrams stated, "and Bartels has focused clearly on the key: show travel agents and their clients that Le Meridien loves them and cultivate that relationship so that they love Le Meridien too! When a mission is so clearly stated, every action, activity, program and service becomes clearly focused on attaining the goal," Abrams noted.
Two Months Equals 2 Million Registered Users For SMS.ac Wireless Site
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On December 10, 2001, SMS.ac, Inc. formally launched a consumer-focused web site to showcase MMSbox(tm) wireless technologies that enable the completely wireless exchange of text and data messages across multiple wireless networks, regardless of whether those messages are CDMA, GSM, or TDMA-generated. The company today announced that in only eight weeks, more than 2 million users have registered on its site (www.sms.ac).
Sigma Opens New Subsidiary in Lulea
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sigma has established a new subsidiary in Lulea - Sigma InfoSolutions. The company was created through a division of Sigma iSoft. The reason for creating the new company was to streamline operations and facilitate ongoing expansion.