Deloitte acquires healthcare data warehousing firm Recombinant; Internet-based therapy a viable treatment option for alcohol abusers;

> Pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting technology will be a $1.2 billion worldwide market by 2015, according to a report published last week by London-based independent media company Visiongain. The introduction of industry-wide standards enforcing mandatory supply chain track-and-trace technologies will be a catalyst for the growth, according to pharmaceutical industry analyst Peter Williamson. Announcement

> Consulting company Deloitte this week announced the acquisition of healthcare data warehousing and analytics firm Recombinant Data Corp. Recombinant helps academic medical centers and federal agencies in conducting translational research and analyzing genomic data for the use of personalized medicine. Announcement

> Internet-based therapy for alcohol abusers is more effective than Internet-based self-help, according to research published this week in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The study's authors suggest that Internet-based therapy could be considered a first-line treatment option in a matched-care approach. Study

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