Can Optimer Optimize Shareholder Returns?

In the following video, Motley Fool health-care analyst David Williamson discusses Optimer's 10% jump on word that the company will look into "strategic alternatives" in the midst of its current difficult times. David speculates that this means the company may be looking to sell, and he discusses who some potential buyers might be.

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