Accumetrics signals a distribution contract with Grifols because of its VerifyNow System in Spain.

‘This partnership proceeds to emphasize our focus on expanding our global distribution stations, and supports our vision to provide physicians access to critical information for managing their cardiovascular patients on antiplatelet therapies.’ ‘We are very happy to get together with Accumetrics in the distribution of the VerifyNow System in the Spanish, Portuguese and Chilean markets. This system flawlessly complements Grifols’ Hemostasis line of products and aligns with this marketing and sales strategy,’ added Ramon Riera, Vice President of Grifols S.A..The Chicago Sun-Times: Mental Health Advocates Blast Emanuel's Clinic Closings Mayor Rahm Emanuel's two-year-old plan to close six of the city's 12 mental health clinics came under withering attack Tuesday, with advocates accusing the mayor of throwing Chicago's most vulnerable residents to the wolves. Cut off from familiar therapists and pressured to travel longer for treatment, a large number of sufferers fell through the cracks, sometimes tearful mental health advocates claimed. Some [dissolved] into depression or returned to past addictions.