Medical Industry News from Send2Press Newswire
News Index for Friday, May 29, 2015
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Health Koncepts, a New Health and Wellness Company Launches, Giving Employers an Enhanced Benefits Portfolio
Thu, 28 May 2015, 16:57:58 EDT
BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Health Koncepts is proud to announce a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring 'Complete Health and Wellness' to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the 'Complete Health and Wellness' package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.
ACSIA Partners Offers Free Speakers on a Hot Topic, How to Pay for Long-Term Care When Public Programs Won't
Wed, 27 May 2015, 06:01:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners announces the availability of a national network of speakers with expertise in long-term care funding. They're prepared to address any group about how to cover the long-term care expenses most longer-living Americans will incur at some point.
Tue, 26 May 2015, 12:52:32 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach that has resulted in the theft of patients' personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.
Fri, 22 May 2015, 11:37:41 EDT
NEW YORK and CHICAGO, May 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.
Wed, 20 May 2015, 16:25:34 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash., May 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly two-thousand people will march in thirteen cities throughout the Northwest for the 12th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy. All events benefit the uncompensated programs provided by the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest.
Forerun UrgiChart Joins ADP AdvancedMD Marketplace to Provide Innovative Solutions for Private Practices
Tue, 19 May 2015, 16:05:21 EDT
WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the ADP(R) AdvancedMD(R) Marketplace to help private medical practices in urgent care by providing UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record enabling physicians to document efficiently, freeing up more time for patient interaction, streamlining clinical decision-making and increasing operational improvement.
Tue, 19 May 2015, 06:59:01 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.
Fri, 15 May 2015, 14:57:05 EDT
CORTE MADERA, Calif., May 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, May 14, the California State Senate approved SB277 (with the Assembly and the Governor expected to agree), designed to destroy personal belief vaccine exemptions, including religious exemptions. 'California is becoming, officially, as medically 'enlightened' as Mississippi and West Virginia, the only two states to have such draconian vaccine laws,' says Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor.
Thu, 14 May 2015, 16:41:37 EDT
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. ('Company,' OTCQB symbol: 'MDIT' / OTCBB:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions, announces change of auditors.
Healthcare Insights to Present Session on Costing Solutions at 2015 International MUSE Conference in Nashville
Fri, 08 May 2015, 13:11:08 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), a leader in providing financial management software and services to hospitals and health systems nationwide, will be presenting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care during the annual International MUSE Conference in Nashville later this month.
Fri, 08 May 2015, 07:01:00 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that it will be joining Constellation, a mutual holding company, and its family of companies. Arkansas Mutual is a provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, located in Little Rock; it will be the third Constellation member company, joining MMIC and UMIA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Mother-Daughter Team Releases Children's Book Designed to Delight Parents, Typically Developing Kids, and those with ADD/ADHD or Autism Spectrum
Thu, 07 May 2015, 14:24:26 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sherwood, Oregon based publisher, Journey Books, LLC, releases 'Going to Bed is Easy Now' (ISBN: 978-0692357842), first in series of illustrated children's books by Doris and Maritsa Bowman. Written in both English and Spanish, the book is designed to ease the stress of everyday activities that create chronically challenging behaviors in typically developing children, as well as those with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, and other disabilities.
Tue, 05 May 2015, 21:35:28 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.
Tue, 05 May 2015, 18:01:06 EDT
DENVER, Colo., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund ('DSF') will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fund-raising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The Dialysis Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.
Mon, 04 May 2015, 13:51:18 EDT
PLANO, Texas, May 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called 'Dr. Jan' by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice - 1 CP Place - is designed to do just that.
Thu, 30 Apr 2015, 13:42:54 EDT
PACIFICA, Calif., April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those incompleted customers.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 17:36:34 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida's Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts. The winners were announced at the Sun Sentinel's Top Workplaces luncheon on April 23, 2015.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 09:01:23 EDT
PUYALLUP, Wash., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America's Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 08:00:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A white paper titled 'The Perfect Storm,' co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 07:01:52 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steven Berger, chairman of Healthcare Insights, LLC, and a nationally known hospital financial management expert, will be a featured speaker at the Healthcare Business Analytics Best Practice Summit in Chicago on May 5, 2015. The summit, taking place at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, is presented by the Chicago Healthcare Business Intelligence Alliance (CHBIA).
Claire Hicks, M.D., Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Named Physician of the Year by Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 06:00:46 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina.
Healthcare Insights to Exhibit Costing Solutions at Becker's Hospital Review Annual Meeting in Chicago
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 18:40:00 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When more than 1,200 hospital business and strategy leaders gather in Chicago next month for Becker's Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will be exhibiting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care.
NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Hoogstra, Hendersonville Hospice Contributions with Resolution
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 17:15:22 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives today.
Homecare-Friendly Long-Term Care Plans from ACSIA Partners Let Seniors Continue Living at Home and Save Money Too
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 06:01:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people envision long-term care insurance as a means of paying the bills when they move into a care facility. If you're one of them, 'You should widen your vision,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, an industry leader. 'LTC insurance also pays for care in one's own home. But some policies do a better job of it than others.' Today ACSIA Partners announces a campaign to promote Homecare-Friendly LTC plans.
Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. 'Age Healthier Live Happier' at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference
Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 13:06:22 EDT
ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioTE Medical President and Founder Gary Donovitz M.D. releases his book 'Age Healthier Live Happier - Avoiding Over-Medication through Natural Hormone Balance' (ISBN: 9780990706458) to kick off the Age Management Medicine Group Conference at JW Marriott / Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes April 23 - 26, 2015.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 18:05:47 EDT
ENKA, N.C., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when an aging individual needs more in-home care than Medicare or insurance provides? The recent addition of licensed nursing services by Mountain Home Care addresses the existing and widening gap between patient needs and the amount of skilled care insurance providers cover.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 16:53:24 EDT
CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 15:24:50 EDT
BISMARCK, N.D., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a result of the efforts of a small group of dedicated acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) practitioners from the North Dakota Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and proponents of AOM in North Dakota, Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2191 into effect on March 23, 2015, the state's first law regulating the practice of acupuncture, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM(R)) announced today.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015, 18:18:45 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mountain Home Care founder Lana Wilde knows that when families need help with home care matters, a source of reliable information can be difficult to find. That's why the leading private home care agency in western North Carolina today launched the publication of its 'Home Care Guide.'
Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by Society for Human Resources Management
Wed, 15 Apr 2015, 16:59:36 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR(R), SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 13:57:25 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm today announced.
Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission
Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 12:36:39 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015, 16:33:54 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., announced it is accepting cases of congenital heart defects and cleft facial abnormalities in children whose mothers took the prescription drug Zofran during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of morning sickness.
Mon, 06 Apr 2015, 15:52:06 EDT
SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.
Wed, 01 Apr 2015, 13:17:25 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 15:32:42 EDT
NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 13:14:59 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015, 16:26:49 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it's even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.
The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California
Tue, 24 Mar 2015, 08:02:00 EDT
OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015, 06:01:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinking about long-term care insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That's no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015, 08:01:00 EDT
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. 'Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,' says Bill Jones, co-founder, President and CEO of The National Alliance of Insurance Agencies, Inc.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 15:07:30 EDT
SIDNEY, Ohio, March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing Professionals is proud to announce that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.
CloudCMR, a Globally Accessible Platform Providing Access to De-Identified Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images and Reports
Tue, 17 Mar 2015, 07:00:02 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HeartIT has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.
Mon, 16 Mar 2015, 16:38:57 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is offering a March "Lucky You!" special for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $2,200 off the cost of Invisalign(R) and wisdom teeth removal when they enroll in treatment of both during the month of March 2015.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California Excluded Persons List Legislation AB 1122
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 18:31:16 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
Precession Advances Medical Imaging by Delivering a Complete Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Platform in a Web Browser
Tue, 03 Mar 2015, 07:00:01 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HeartIT is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry. This provides CMR professionals with a single solution capable of managing all the critical functions of a successful CMR program.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015, 16:33:14 EDT
BATON ROUGE, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal's proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States recognizing SUDC.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 05:00:03 EDT
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.
Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 07:00:01 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is offering a February 'sweet' deal for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign when they enroll in treatment during the month of February.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every year 10's of millions pass up a few hundred to a few thousand dollars - tax deductions for owning long-term care insurance. How come? Four sales leaders with ACSIA Partners point to psychological obstacles and suggest ways around them. ACSIA Partners is one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 12:30:31 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matt McCann, one of the nation's leading experts on Long Term Insurance, has launched a new educational website which will allow consumers to learn more about this important retirement planning topic.
Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Torres, to Dental Family
Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 07:00:01 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include Daniel Torres, DMD. A local to Delray, Dr. Torres is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015, 13:39:11 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., has been named to the plaintiffs' steering committee created by judicial order to facilitate lawsuits against the makers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto, the personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.
The Triple Aim of Health Care: Four Seasons CMO Janet Bull Looks Ahead to a Future of Higher Quality, Better Service, and Lower Costs
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 14:07:16 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015, 17:46:26 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following its fourth consecutive ranking as #1 Category Leader for budgeting software and services in the annual Best in KLAS report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will exhibit at the 2015 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Dixie Institute in Charleston, S.C. The annual conference brings together hospital finance executives to discuss critical issues facing health care providers in the southern states and beyond.
David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference
Tue, 03 Feb 2015, 15:27:48 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.
EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can 'Talk' with New Smart Medical Instruments
Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 14:33:07 EDT
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015, 14:48:16 EDT
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter's contributions to the profession.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015, 13:10:46 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI's INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 14:36:45 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance, CA 90503.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. 'Double in just one year! For us, that's huge,' says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 14:20:45 EDT
SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 07:00:02 EDT
COOPER CITY, Fla., Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida's go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL's Vanquish 'fat busting' system.
Local Sherlock Holmes of Dermatology Aims to Reverse Trend of Increasing Waiting Times at Naz'Rene Clinic and Skincare
Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 08:00:04 EDT
CHESTER, Va., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Many studies have been released in the last five years that indicate in some areas it can take months for someone to see a dermatologist,' said Dr. Edward Boakye Co-Founder and President of Richmond, Virginia's recently opened Naz'Rene Clinic and Skincare. 'Thank God most lesions are not fatal! However, you never know if an itching rash could potentially be a harbinger of something more sinister if it is not taken to someone who can review it accurately.'
Tue, 13 Jan 2015, 04:00:01 EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and ZURICH, Switzerland, Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today the release of their new UHF EPC compliant MicroWing(TM) inlay. The MicroWing is the size of a paper clip which makes it the smallest RFID inlay available on the market to achieve a greater than 2 meter read range.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 07:00:03 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first 'Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities' event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015, 16:10:08 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hundreds of hospital finance executives from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington are convening in San Diego next week to discuss critical issues facing hospitals in the Western states and beyond. Among the exhibitors at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Region 11 Symposium and Trade Faire will be Healthcare Insights, LLC, (HCI) in its first trade show appearance since merging with NOMISe, Inc. in October.
The FootMate System Receives Endorsement from The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
Tue, 06 Jan 2015, 07:00:02 EDT
COMMERCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ('ACFAOM') has endorsed the FootMate(R) System.
Bereaved families receive special Holiday gift as President Obama enacts legislation to combat sudden death in children
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 17:56:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). 'This is the best Christmas gift ever,' said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 07:00:14 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 14:07:16 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is accepting current and future patients who are interested in routine, preventative and emergency dental care.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014, 17:52:40 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.
Families Overjoyed as the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669)
Wed, 03 Dec 2014, 19:10:59 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'
Tue, 02 Dec 2014, 16:59:11 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Varicose to Perfect, state of the art vein treatment centers with offices in Springboro and Dayton, Ohio, have been granted accreditation in Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
Mon, 01 Dec 2014, 19:58:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Families Empowering Families at Community Connections, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to Families Empowering Families over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
The SUDC Foundation commends the Senate's passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act
Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 19:22:13 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child's medical history.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 16:02:35 EDT
WILLISTON, Fla., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 13:24:37 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).
Savvy Siblings Discuss Long-Term Care at Thanksgiving Table - They Seek to Protect Estates While Elders Still Healthy and Insurable
Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 06:00:54 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recent years, Thanksgiving has become more than a time for getting together, showing appreciation, and renewing family bonds. It has also become a time to talk turkey about the long-term care needs of aging parents, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 08:00:00 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for the recently FDA cleared Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug. CE mark approval is recognized and associated with safety and performance in multiple countries.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 08:00:12 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and leadership at this year's Luminary Gala 'Dazzle Delray - Awarding the Stars in Our Town,' held at the Delray Beach Marriott on October 24, 2014. The Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to Dr. Tiffany Peterson of Spodak Dental Group and presented her with the 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014, 12:43:06 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Press announces the publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals with neurological disabilities who made the decision to participate in a clinical trial or become a recipient of a newly approved neurotech device to treat their conditions.
Health Care Cafe with Chris Comeaux, CEO of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, to Feature Physician Lance Plyler's First-Hand Experience of 'Ebola Outbreak in Liberia' November 17
Tue, 11 Nov 2014, 15:22:35 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Western North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, 'Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,' on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Monday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.
Mon, 10 Nov 2014, 16:58:06 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 - America's Dental Meeting this month.
Cash for Candy: Spodak Dental Group to Collect Halloween Candy for Troops Overseas - Third Year in a Row
Wed, 05 Nov 2014, 16:01:51 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pounds maximum).
Weitz and Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion
Tue, 04 Nov 2014, 16:43:24 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014, 17:03:17 EDT
HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 17:41:08 EDT
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 05:01:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. 'The risk is great and too many ignore it,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 09:00:03 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 14:29:43 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago, Ill., on October 18 - 21.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 06:00:05 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC's San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 09:00:42 EDT
PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014, 14:47:23 EDT
LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Replikins Global Surveillance System's analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)
VLP Law Group Grows with the Addition of Jeremy Cubert and Richard Kimball to its Intellectual Property and Corporate Groups
Tue, 07 Oct 2014, 16:10:40 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014, 13:44:18 EDT
PETERSBURG, Va., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate incarcerated for bank robbery at FCI Petersburg - a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia. What he learned was frightening.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 17:08:59 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
National Law Journal Names Weitz and Luxenberg to 'Elite Trial Lawyers' List, Reveals 2 Keys to Firm's $9-Billion Actos Verdict
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 13:50:01 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of 'America's Elite Trial Lawyers.'
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 06:00:15 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Insights, LLC, a financial management software firm serving the healthcare industry, and NOMISe Systems, Inc., a provider of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions, today announced the merger of their business operations. The new company will operate under the Healthcare Insights name with an expanded and improved suite of software products, consulting, and outsourced solutions marketed under the INSIGHTS(R) software and NOMISe(R) services brands.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 05:00:15 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT's zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.
Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 17:24:29 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 14:50:41 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Dr. Darshan Vyas and his staff at Hearing Professionals in Sidney, Ohio were looking for better ways to reach those suffering from minor to severe hearing loss in the upper Miami Valley, they called Mike McDermott and the digital marketing team at Bash Foo of Tipp City, Ohio.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101' in Hendersonville (UPDATED)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 14:02:58 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The free Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014, 05:00:09 EDT
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.
The Prospect of 'Empowered Living' Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says
Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 12:38:48 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of 'empowered living,' an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 04:00:58 EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company's eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014, 14:13:24 EDT
PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act squanders millions on bonuses and 'consultant' handouts and pushes serious issues off until after elections, says Republican Florida District 1 Congressional candidate John Krause.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 07:00:24 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. 'Celebrates 50 Years' with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 13:57:07 EDT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis - the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014, 18:28:37 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new 'Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice' campaign. Through one patient's personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 16:21:32 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 1994, seven long term care insurance experts joined forces and started a new company. Their goal: to help more families protect themselves against the financial and emotional costs of an uninsured long term care need. Today, the National LTC Network (The Network) is comprised of over two dozen firms.
LTC Global Marketing and LTC Financial Partners Merge to Form Large One-Stop Shop for Long Term Care and Medicare Insurance Solutions
Wed, 02 Jul 2014, 12:13:27 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC and LTC Global Marketing Inc. announced the completion of the merger of the two companies into one of America's largest distributors of senior market insurance products. Industry veteran Denise Gott, formerly Executive Vice President of LTC Financial, will serve as Chief Executive Officer of the new combined entity.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 13:49:33 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of 'We Honor Veterans,' a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Lakewood College announces program to allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program debt-free
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 09:00:09 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College is pleased to announce a new payment plan option that will allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program without going thousands of dollars into debt.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 15:04:47 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 15:53:03 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance announced today that they have created a mutually beneficial alliance with Ideal Home Health Care. Right at Home - Dayton and Ideal HHC are offering a specialized collaborative approach, each with a locally focused expertise.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 06:00:33 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An online collection, 'Stories of Celebrity Caregiving,' is now available without charge. Sponsored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and published by the Long Term Care Guild, it's a concise set of links to caregiving experiences and advice of movie stars, politicians, and other luminaries.
The British Are Coming! UK's Unsung Lilly Takes Over The Mint in Los Angeles for Better Vision for Children Charity Fundraiser
Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 07:00:34 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The British are coming! The British are coming! There will be a British invasion at The Mint, Los Angeles' legendary cultural enclave for live music, on Saturday, July 19 when Global Journey Media presents popular UK artists, the singing duo, Unsung Lilly, in a benefit concert performance for Better Vision For Children (BVC).
Paragon BioTeck announces FDA Approved Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution Readily Available
Wed, 04 Jun 2014, 11:31:56 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., June 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held U.S. biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, announces its FDA approved Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5 percent and 10 percent, to dilate the pupil, is readily available through Bausch + Lomb or your primary wholesaler.
Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model
Thu, 22 May 2014, 19:44:45 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.
Mon, 19 May 2014, 13:14:01 EDT
COOPER CITY, Fla., May 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forever Young MedSpa announces that it was recently granted a registered trademark for PRP Gold(R), its exclusive platelet rich plasma (PRP) for treating skin conditions. 'PRP treatments have become very popular over the past few years,' Brian Sidella, president and founder Forever Young MedSpa, says.
Creative Spirit of Edith Hopper Guthrie Inspires Gift Helping Four Seasons Ensure Quality Experiences for Families, Clients
Fri, 09 May 2014, 18:42:18 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother's creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014, 08:00:28 EDT
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Experts say the results of two recent studies found a mindfulness approach to treating addiction helped more people kick habits long-term, in some cases, over four times the success rate from traditional treatment methods. 'I'm delighted to read about this study. But it doesn't surprise me. Having worked in many different treatment programs through the years, I find mindfulness to be the most effective approach,' says Scott Kiloby of the Kiloby Center.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life Celebrates '35th Birthday Bash' with Festivities on Saturday, May 10
Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 15:56:50 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates its '35th Birthday Bash' Saturday, May 10, 2014, with a true birthday party from 6-10 p.m., says Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator.
Sales Spike Due to Launch of Therapy Partner 3.0 and New Integrated Scheduling, Billing, and Progress Note Features
Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 16:18:06 EDT
DENVER, Colo., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 60 days after launch, Therapy Partner reports a quarterly spike in new sales secondary to launch of their new product release Therapy Partner 3.0. Therapy Partner 3.0 is the most advanced technology application released by Therapy Partner to date, a company known for bringing advanced technology to the business of practice market.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 06:01:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long term care insurance, you might go to your browser and search for long term care insurance or long term care quotes. That's fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading national long-term care insurance solutions agency.
Right at Home Dayton Partners with ClearCare to Bring Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology to Dayton
Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 16:18:23 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton announced today that they are partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home-Dayton is the first established company in the Miami Valley to provide it to its clients and staff.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 18:16:50 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man who developed bladder cancer after taking Actos, Weitz and Luxenberg announced today. The verdict, issued Monday night, orders Takeda Pharmaceuticals to pay $6 billion in punitive damages, and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 06:00:29 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, received FDA approval of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5 percent and 10 percent, to dilate the pupil on March 21, 2013.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014, 07:00:25 EDT
SOUTHGATE, Mich., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center in Southgate, Michigan is now offering patients the FDA-approved LENSAR(TM) Laser System, a new femtosecond laser technology designed to remove cataracts and restore vision more safely and accurately than traditional cataract surgery.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014, 19:39:39 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The event, organized by GP Dementia Services New York, Inc., will happen in New York at the Kolping House located on 165 East 88th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue on the first floor. The research program intends to test the Dementia Diary, a psychoeducational support system, developed in 2008 in New York by Gianni Perilli, an Italian sociologist Ph.D.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014, 07:00:21 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.
MasterCare, a National LTC Network Member Firm, Recommends Consumers Work with Long Term Care Insurance Specialists
Fri, 28 Mar 2014, 05:59:32 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network announces its immediate past Chairman, Mike Skiens, is featured in an article on long term care planning in Kiplinger's Retirement Report (March 2014).
Tue, 25 Mar 2014, 18:06:14 EDT
DENVER, Colo., March 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, a supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, is excited to announce the Edan DUS 60 VET Ultrasound from Leading Edge now has even better image resolution. With exclusive patented technology, software algorithms have been improved, dramatically enhancing image quality. Equally exciting is that this improvement is included for the same low price.
Sat, 22 Mar 2014, 17:36:26 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Center for Disease Control website, as of 2010 over 35 percent of Americans above the age of twenty are considered obese, and over 69 percent are considered overweight. Not surprisingly this has caused an increased interest in discovering easy and approachable weight loss plans. According to Gene Hirschel, Behavior Modification Expert and founder of Vital Trance, many of these do not provide lasting results for all. (*UPDATED*)
Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of 'A Unified Presence' March 22
Thu, 06 Mar 2014, 15:15:41 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of 'A Unified Presence,' on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a 'talk back' session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.
Oklahoma Dental Organization Helps People in Need - Combined Gift of $400,000 will Buy a New 40-Chair Equipment Trailer
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 07:00:05 EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The number of Americans seeking help for dental-related pain at hospital emergency rooms is at a record high, says Delta Dental of Oklahoma. Dental ER visits increased from 1.1 million in 2000 to 2.1 million in 2010 and cost the healthcare system more than $2 billion annually.
Evolving Tax Benefits Make Long-Term Care Planning More Attractive - Multiple Incentives Now Moderate the Cost
Tue, 18 Feb 2014, 06:01:40 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care services, which are generally not covered by Medicare or regular health insurance, can be expensive. 'Sticker shock keeps many from thinking about it,' says Ken Dehn, General Counsel for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance solutions agencies.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 07:59:18 EDT
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. But according to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014, 15:15:37 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Valentine's Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.
Therapy Partner, Announces Launch of 3.0, Including Integrated Scheduling, Billing, and Progress Notes
Mon, 10 Feb 2014, 05:59:52 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Therapy Partner, a national leader in providing online, streamlined and clean technology for the needs of clinicians in private practice (psychologists, psychiatrists, and therapists), has launched 3.0 a progressive, single device application, for complete practice management. Therapy Partner 3.0 has a user interface that is intuitive and is driven by 'Book-Bill-Document' proprietary technology; streamlining the daily tasks that clinicians are faced with in business.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 07:01:25 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver, Colo.) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (Elmsford, N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the 'Made in the USA' tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 04:59:17 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), a leading provider of financial management and decision-support solutions for the healthcare industry, has earned a #1 spot in the Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services, Market Segment Category, Budgeting.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 04:59:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 17:49:03 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. A lifetime resident of Asheville, Buncombe County, Walston holds a 2006 bachelor's degree in communications from Appalachian State University, and is a 2002 graduate of North Buncombe High School.
DrivenBI and The Loyola Group replace Spreadsheet Analysis, Introducing SRK, self-service analytics platform for Senior Living Industry
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 06:00:54 EDT
PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DrivenBI and the Loyola Group announced their partnership today, empowering management to develop healthcare key performance indicators (KPIs) in entirely new ways. SRK simply replaces spreadsheets for analysis, delivering self-service analysis capability for Reporting and Dashboards demanded by the Senior Living Industry for Long Term Care, Skilled Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Continuing Care Retirement Community.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 04:59:27 EDT
NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie's List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List with an overall 'A' rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 18:01:19 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new report from Thintri, Inc., wireless technologies are poised to radically transform healthcare as we know it today. The emergence of these technologies coincides with a rapidly evolving regulatory environment, an overhauled insurance regime and new business models such as fee-for-outcome replacing fee-for-service and growing interest in using wireless technology in patient care, fitness and wellness, facilities management and other applications.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 15:58:02 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is now not required as a condition of licensure. Assembly Member Atkins' bill is expected to require liability insurance for the approximate 7,500 assisted living facilities in the state.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014, 17:02:30 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced the election of two new members of their Board of Directors for the year 2014. As a mutual company, the two new board members were elected by the policyholders/owners of the insurance company. The two new board members are Jason Lofton, MD and Timothy Langford, MD.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina's Aging Population in the 2014 New Year
Tue, 07 Jan 2014, 13:54:45 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina's population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it's Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones
Thu, 02 Jan 2014, 17:35:07 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one's long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. 'January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,' says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Ron Fisher, M.D., Honored for Commitment to the Growth of Hospice and Palliative Care in Western North Carolina
Thu, 19 Dec 2013, 17:02:43 EDT
SYLVA, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respected physician and western North Carolina hospice and palliative care pioneer Ron Fisher, M.D., will be honored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Highlands, peers and colleagues as he retires as medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, after 27 years of distinguished service.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 16:17:23 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an international supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, announce their agreement with Midwest Veterinary Supply as the newest authorized distributor of Leading Edge products. Midwest Veterinary Supply is one of the country's premier animal health companies, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
Matt McCann, a Long-Term Care Leader, Joins LTC Financial Partners to Help Aging Americans Prepare for Mounting Care Needs
Thu, 12 Dec 2013, 05:00:12 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matt McCann's mom was 59 when she cut herself, a seemingly minor accident. The wound developed a staph infection that led to a long hospital stay with complications; and then, suddenly, she found herself needing 'long-term care' or help with the tasks of daily living, services not covered by regular health insurance. Today, 15 years later, he embarks on a new phase of his career by accepting the post of Senior Vice President with LTC Financial Partners, LLC.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013, 17:05:22 EDT
NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Megan White Mukuria, founder of ZanaAfrica, is the latest recipient of the Adelina Award, a prize awarded for exemplary accomplishment in the areas of humanitarian assistance, environmental improvement, education reform, sustainability, and disaster relief, according to John Toomey, Eula Laki and Lydia Ramos of Friends Beyond Borders and the World Mind Network, co-chairs of the Awards Committee.
For Many Women, a Long-Term Care Protection 'Package' May Be an Ideal Holiday Gift, Ohio LTC Leader Says
Wed, 04 Dec 2013, 08:59:20 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for a special present for a special woman? 'A long-term care protection package may be just the ticket,' says Denise Gott, Executive Vice-President of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
Fri, 29 Nov 2013, 12:29:53 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Mountain Home Care's 10th anniversary observance of November's National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company's 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' That's why, in an informal, family-style reception themed 'Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,' Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company's owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013, 14:36:28 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month; and Right at Home Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance is making sure their experienced and well-trained caregivers are recognized for their dedication and compassion. National Caregiver Appreciation Month aims to acknowledge those who dedicate their time to caring for others.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013, 05:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) has identified seven (count 'em) awareness campaigns that are competing with Thanksgiving for space at November's table of caring. 'They're all worthy and they're all needed,' says Mark Goldberg, LTCFP's National Sales Manager, 'because they all address, in different ways, a common problem that is huge, universal, and under-appreciated. That's the growing need for long-term care planning.'
Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 13:23:33 EDT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also called CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx(TM) through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 07:59:23 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the National LTC Network's recent Annual Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Thomas J. McInerney, President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc., shared his thoughts - engaging the group in a robust discussion on the future of the long term care (LTC) insurance industry.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 07:00:00 EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janice Stanger, a leading wellness expert and benefits consultant for EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was a featured guest speaker at the 2013 Fall Wellness Forum Conference. At the conference, held November 8, 9 and 10 in Columbus, Ohio, Stanger spoke on incorporating effective wellness programs into the workplace and on private healthcare exchanges.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013, 17:19:12 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading biopharmaceutical company Paragon BioTeck, Inc. announced today that it plans to launch its new line of products, known as Ilast(R), at the Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans. Paragon signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Horus Pharma to supply Ilast(R) ocular care products in the U.S. last month, and the company is excited to release these products to ophthalmology professionals.
Four Seasons Illuminates the Holiday Season with 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights' and 'Songs for the Seasons' Celebrations
Thu, 07 Nov 2013, 17:25:19 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life's community celebrations, the 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights,' Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and 'Songs for the Seasons,' Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 17:26:07 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Natural supplement company Nutronics Labs released a statement today encouraging deer antler spray consumers to do thorough product research before buying health supplements online. Nutronics Labs is the leading manufacturer of deer antler spray and boasts the world's strongest supplements available - but as the popularity of their products continues to grow, they have seen hundreds of imitation products flood the market recently.
New TV Show Reveals the Impact and Importance of Neuromonitoring During High-Risk Surgical Procedures
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 18:31:54 EDT
WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neuro Alert, a Westchester N.Y.-based healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals, has proudly announced the completion of shooting their new educational TV Show for Public Access TV and other TV networks across the New York Metropolitan area. The show will start airing around November 15, 2013 on various stations.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013, 15:45:23 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver's Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013, 13:41:49 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, Four Seasons Compassion for Life leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served.
New Health Care Reform Consulting Services Company Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the U.S.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 13:20:12 EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company's (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.
Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based, image management application, WebPAX
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 06:00:34 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013, 12:59:11 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Horus Pharma for rights to supply the Ilast(R) range of its medical-grade ocular hygiene and lid care products within the United States; it begins on an exclusive basis this month.
TeamSnap Partners with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to Launch Health and Fitness Advisory Board
Wed, 09 Oct 2013, 06:00:25 EDT
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's number one web and mobile team management service, today announced the formation of the TeamSnap Health and Fitness Advisory Board in cooperation with HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC).
Tue, 08 Oct 2013, 16:12:34 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neuro Alert, a premier healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its participation in The North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting. The upcoming event will be held October 9-12, 2013, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
Janet Bull, M.D., Four Seasons Chief Medical Officer, Named 'Visionary' Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by AAHPM
Tue, 08 Oct 2013, 12:57:30 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been named a Top 30 Visionary by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013, 13:23:58 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013, 13:24:29 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neuro Alert, a well-established healthcare organization and recognized leader in neuromonitoring services for surgeons, surgical groups and hospitals across the United States, has recently appointed six members to serve on their board of advisors. The new members of the team come from a variety of backgrounds and have a proven track record of success in business.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 16:27:38 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A premiere screening of 'A Unified Presence,' a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 14:39:26 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Extends their Product Line into Anesthesia with the New Tec 3 Vaporizer
Wed, 25 Sep 2013, 13:48:52 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for their 'Does More, Costs Less' philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn't disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge's offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.
Long-Term Care Leader Seeks Alliances with 1,000 Insurance and Financial Advisers, a Move Prompted by the Surge of Aging Baby Boomers
Mon, 23 Sep 2013, 14:16:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) offers alliance opportunities to 1,000 independent advisers who wish to help longer-living Americans prepare for upcoming long-term care (LTC) needs. The aim is to handle an expected glut of clients by leveraging, through the advisers, LTCFP's expertise, solution set, and outreach tools.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013, 12:28:55 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15 at the Radisson Hotel SFO.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 16:51:31 EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To help raise awareness and community for infertile couples, California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility. The Walk of Hope is being held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013.
Solution to Worldwide Sleeping Pill Dependency presented at French Workshop by Dr. Joel Becker utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 07:00:32 EDT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cognitive Behavior Associates has announced that its Founder and Director Dr. Joel L. Becker, Clinical Professor of the Department of Psychology at UCLA, will be in Paris, France to present his interactive sleep program 'Soundly Sleeping.'
Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 15:35:53 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. James Apesos, a noted Dayton cosmetic surgeon, has launched a new website at DrApesos.com, repositioning the practice's web presence to make it easier for patients to find information about procedures, schedule appointments, and receive personal medical advice about plastic and cosmetic surgery considerations.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 07:00:05 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diabetes is an increasingly common medical condition afflicting millions of people across the United States, says Neuro Alert. This debilitating disorder causes excess glucose (a type of sugar) to build up in the blood. Patients with diabetes are more susceptible to infection and run a higher risk of developing certain disorders.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 05:00:02 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the WebPAX(R) cardiac echo reporting module.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013, 05:00:05 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HeartIT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today that it has received a $2.5M grant from the NIH in order to develop the 'Cloud Based Corelab of the Future.'
ClaimJockey Increases the Likelihood of Collecting Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits by Helping Families Submit Clean Claims
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 14:46:05 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today FCF Holding announces the results of the market test of ClaimJockey, their new long-term care insurance claims assistance service, the first of its kind in America. 'It's proving more successful than when families tackle the claims process alone,' says Wendy Rinehart, President.
Long-Term Care Insurance Industry Leader Prepares to Serve Groundswell of New Clients as Claim Benefit Payments Quadruple
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 05:00:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When today's 50 to 60-somethings turn 70 to 80-something, tens of billions of dollars per year will be paid to holders of long-term care insurance policies and related financial instruments. Will you be among them? Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), offers a five-fold path for participation.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013, 13:57:02 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Wellness Behaviors.' The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.
Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life
Wed, 07 Aug 2013, 13:14:44 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That's how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer's Association, the results of her medical tests.
Southgate Surgery Center Acquires ORA System for Greater Vision Correction Surgery Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction
Fri, 26 Jul 2013, 09:00:13 EDT
SOUTHGATE, Mich., July 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center announced that it has acquired the groundbreaking ORA System(R) to support its ophthalmic surgeon's ability to bring more precise vision outcomes for patients having cataract surgery. ORA-guided procedures enable surgeons to measure the eye and refine outcomes during the procedure, rather than having to "wait and see" as with traditional cataract surgery.
Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 18:43:45 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's list of top 25 visionaries in the field.
Now Everyone Can Plan for Long-Term Care; Updated '3in4' Guide Offers Overview of Product and Living Options, Fitting All Situations
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 06:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, '3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,' succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private financial options. The 36-page publication is offered free by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with the 3in4 Association, the publishers.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013, 18:00:44 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Neuro Alert, very few people escape going under the knife at least once in their lifetime. Having complex surgery can be stressful and even nerve-wrecking. As you are getting ready for one of the most important days of your life, a wide variety of questions will inevitably arise: How long will it take to recover? When can I get back to work?
Free Webcast: Jewish and Yogic Sounds Google+ Hangout - Create What You Want with the Power of Sounds July 28
Fri, 19 Jul 2013, 12:53:22 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 28, Pillai Center For Mind Science will host a free live-stream webcast to present the power of sounds to increase intelligence. The free webcast will provide a forum for collaborative discussion to researchers, doctors and mystics worldwide.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013, 04:59:31 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., July 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of Version 8 of their flagship products: WebPAX(R) PACS and Universal Viewer.
County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps dialysis center expand staff through no-cost programs
Fri, 28 Jun 2013, 15:17:22 EDT
VICTORVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino's recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) screened all applicants and referred the most qualified to Desert City Dialysis.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013, 15:33:20 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spinal surgery involves a wide variety of complex procedures, according to Westchester N.Y.-based Neuro Alert. There is a potential for major neurological deficits if they are not recognized during surgery, so effective corrective action can be taken quickly. It goes without saying that early detection of potential complications is crucial for patient safety.
With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care 'Solution Set' for Affected Families
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 05:58:09 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part 'solution set' for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 17 Jun 2013, 20:20:37 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals, a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader.
EPIC's second video in healthcare series offers a clear, concise overview of the Affordable Care Act
Mon, 17 Jun 2013, 14:11:16 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Understanding Healthcare Reform.' The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013, 16:12:35 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), also known as surgical neurophysiology, involves continuous monitoring of muscle, nerve, brain and spinal cord functions during a wide range of complex surgical procedures, according to Neuro Alert.
Thu, 06 Jun 2013, 14:14:44 EDT
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Neuro Alert, based in Westchester, N.Y., many major surgeries carry an inherent risk of damage to critical neural structures. Therefore, surgeons of various specialties are increasingly embracing Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), a group of procedures to observe neural pathways during high-risk vascular, orthopedic, neurosurgical, and peripheral nerve surgeries.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 17:49:36 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aglow Dermatology, a private medical practice located in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City, announces a unique scholarship opportunity for New York State medical students with educational loans in their last year of study.
Surviving a Critical Illness, Then Surviving the Cost; New Guide Offered by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) Tells How
Wed, 29 May 2013, 20:25:17 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new 16-page guide describes a form of insurance designed to protect against financial catastrophe on the heels of catastrophic illness. Titled 'Surviving Critical Illness Financially,' the guide is being offered free of charge by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with business partners American Independent Marketing (AIM) and GoldenCare USA, the publishers.
Wed, 29 May 2013, 15:41:13 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.
Tue, 21 May 2013, 08:57:55 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.
Tue, 14 May 2013, 16:22:57 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company (AMIC), the state's fastest growing medical liability insurance company, announced that they are adding a Risk Management Department to support and develop preventative medical practices for their policyholder/owners that will result in effectively minimizing adverse events, reduction in claims and improvement in patient healthcare.
Tue, 14 May 2013, 14:22:24 EDT
UPLAND, Calif., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2012, MedRevenu Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company's services. This challenged MedRevenu's capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.
Tue, 14 May 2013, 04:56:58 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of it's WebPAX(R) Universal Viewer as an addition to its product portfolio.
NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the 'Bellingham Cannabis 3'
Mon, 06 May 2013, 07:56:50 EDT
BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state's newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.
Thu, 02 May 2013, 15:43:17 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For two consecutive years, Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has received a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers.
Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 14:18:15 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013, 19:04:12 EDT
MADISON, N.J. and TIGARD, Ore., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon's phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.
Park Ridge Health presents 8th Annual Seasons of Life Soiree to Benefit Four Seasons' Non-Profit Services for Western North Carolina Families
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 17:14:39 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013, 03:51:38 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karl Kim CFP, CLTC, of Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc. is a Medi-Cal specialist who is quickly gaining a reputation for being California's 'go-to-guy' in the retirement crisis planning arena. In fact, Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc. is California's first firm completely dedicated to retirement crisis planning and pre-planning.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013, 06:54:55 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC, each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care. The challenge is not only finding the right nursing home; what can be even more challenging is figuring out how to pay for the care - and how to minimize possible damage to the rest of the family.
Mountain Home Care's Lana Wilde Shares Lessons Learned After a Decade of Helping Families with Home Care and Aging Concerns
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 16:43:44 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ten years ago, dynamic female entrepreneur Lana Wilde of Mountain Home Care started her business in the basement of the family home with one client, one caregiver, and a commitment to meet the needs of families who take care of their loved ones in times of extended illness.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 04:55:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Considering long-term care insurance? Tax time may be a good time to move your decision to the front burner, because the premiums of many policyholders may be subsidized by tax deductions or credits. So says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013, 16:22:52 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County's On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added six full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.
CMI's Paul Gondek and Alisa Hamilton to Co-Present with Deanna Schwarz of Pfizer at 2013 PRMG Annual National Conference
Thu, 07 Mar 2013, 16:36:23 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CMI and Pfizer will co-present 'Engaging Stakeholders with A Story - 3 Tips to Improve Research Reporting' at the PMRG's upcoming National Annual Conference March 10-12 in National Harbor, Md.
Janet Bull, Award-winning Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Hospice, Shares Quality of Life Concerns, Answers
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 16:40:02 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it's more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.
Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 17:49:29 EDT
DOVER, Pa., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RXCut(R) Plus announced this week a new website that is designed to help people get the best prescription price available. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) report that in 2014, prescription drug spending is expected to grow at a rate of 10.7 percent.
Southgate Surgery Center Offers Low- and No-Cost Colonoscopies to Uninsured for Greater Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 07:55:02 EDT
SOUTHGATE, Mich., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March, 2013. The facility will qualify 21 applicants from Michigan who need a screening colonoscopy are aged 50 or over, uninsured, severely financially distressed and cannot afford the procedure. The facility implements the program every March to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 16:40:37 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When self-described 'worker bee' Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013, 12:59:28 EDT
MILLVILLE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp., a provider of diverse products for the chromatography, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, this week announced the launch of its 2013 catalog. It showcases many new products for the life science and biotechnology markets.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 14:47:52 EDT
LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is a story that could only be written by one person. A compelling autobiography that not only pushes the boundaries of sanity, it takes readers on a frightening voyage to meet it face-to-face. 'Murder and Misunderstanding; One Man's Escape from Insanity' (ISBN-13: 978-1479256969) is the story of Shuvender Sem, who on March 1, 2004 became known as 'The Maharishi Murderer.'
Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers
Wed, 13 Feb 2013, 04:50:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That's no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 15:14:21 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in the State of Arkansas.
Thu, 07 Feb 2013, 15:05:14 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CMI, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013, 07:56:01 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network (NLTCN) and the 3in4 Association are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. Since the 3in4 Association's inception, NLTCN has provided sponsorship dollars to support the Association's '3in4 Need More' nationwide public service campaign.
Weitz and Luxenberg - $3.8 Million Awarded to Boiler Repairman Exposed to Deadly Asbestos Boiler Parts
Fri, 01 Feb 2013, 06:56:01 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a successful verdict in the case of McCormick v. Cleaver Brooks et. al. (CV 04 2405, E.D. N.Y.), a suit filed on behalf of a client who died from asbestos-related cancer linked to the products of the defendant corporation, Cleaver Brooks.
Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 06:57:01 EDT
TAMPA, Fla., and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country's largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM's distribution network.
LiifGroup, a Minneapolis-Based Crowdfunding Firm, Announces the Launch of Two Boutique Crowdfunding Sites, Liifmed.com and Liifsport.com
Mon, 14 Jan 2013, 14:03:50 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiifGroup, LLC is the first crowdfunding platform created in Minnesota. LiifGroup believes crowdfunding is best done when it matches innovative projects tailored toward diverse marketplaces. Liifmed is an innovative crowdfunding platform geared to bring healthcare solutions to the marketplace. Liifsport is the world's first and only crowdfunding platform centered on sports innovation and ideas to help revolutionize the sports and recreation industry.
DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC Awarded $25,000 Grant to Develop Pediatric Feeding Tube Locating Device
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 14:37:11 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 08:56:02 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network is pleased to announce the merger of two of its member firms' Long Term Care insurance brokerage operations. Effective January 1, 2013, Individual Commercial Brokerage, Inc. (ICB) and Gelbwaks Executive Marketing Corp. (GEM) are combining their two award-winning and nationally-recognized operations.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 18:15:56 EDT
COLTON, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 16:26:15 EDT
NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie's List 'Super Service Award' in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012, 14:57:24 EDT
TULSA, Okla., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 14:26:40 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why are some middle-aged Americans buying long-term care insurance (LTCi) for their aging parents? It's partly because Mom and Dad may need help with the tasks of daily living, but can't afford a policy to pay for it, according to Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
South Florida Smile Spa Grand Opening Offers a Pleasant and Professional Dental Experience for the Entire Family
Thu, 06 Dec 2012, 15:09:04 EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Florida Smile Spa commenced its 2012 Grand Opening by launching a new dental office for families in the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach neighborhood, which offers general and cosmetic dentistry, sedation, one hour whitening, oral surgery and root canal treatment; all procedures are done on the premises.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012, 08:56:02 EDT
SEBASTIAN, Fla., Dec. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering robotically-assisted minimally invasive surgery as a weight loss surgery option. The addition of this technology to the practice makes Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center one of only a handful of bariatric surgical centers in Florida using the most advanced techniques to perform bariatric surgery.
Home Helpers and Direct Link Franchise Owner Robert J. Harter Honored with 2012 Adam Brown Spirit Award
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 14:23:38 EDT
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert J. Harter, owner of Home Helpers and Direct Link of Middle Tennessee, was recently honored with the 2012 Adam Brown Spirit Award at the annual Home Helpers National Conference in Cancun, Mexico, on October 23, 2012.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 13:50:29 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons, Compassion for Life (fourseasonscfl.org) has received recognition as a top hospice care provider in the state for its significant percentage of patients served for almost a decade.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012, 14:32:28 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dental equipment manufacturer Pelton & Crane will feature a new competitive dental operatory light display at the 88th Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The GNYDM, which takes place from November 23-28, is the largest healthcare and dental event in the United States.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 08:55:01 EDT
SEBASTIAN, Fla., Nov. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering the STARR Treatment to its bariatric surgery patients. STARR, which stands for 'surgical tiny access and rapid recovery,' is a state-of-the-art, micro-laparoscopic technique that is thought to improve recovery from a gastric sleeve or band procedure.
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 03:56:02 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stop leg cramps (LC) and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) instantly, naturally - awake or asleep and even before they start! These remedies, now offered online by American Leg Cramp Society as Deveraux Thomas Techniques (DDT), and available at http://american-leg-cramp-society.org have a patent pending.
Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Has the government got your back on long-term care (LTC), or not? Are the odds small or great that you or a family member will ever need LTC? How safe is a 'wait-and-see' approach to the issue? These key questions are addressed in an online quiz from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 12:52:47 EDT
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- October is the month the kids begin to scratch, says George Coleman, founder and president of Connecticut's Dermedics Laboratories. That's because the start of a new school year has children literally putting their heads together - and that's how head lice infestations get started.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012, 12:01:24 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, 'On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology' (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012, 14:24:26 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry recently announced that they will be hosting free diabetes screening days at their Ives Dairy Road location in North Miami starting on October 18, 2012. Future screenings will be held on the third Thursday of each month.
Fri, 28 Sep 2012, 04:55:06 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Gondek has joined CMI to expand the company's Healthcare Solutions practice to support healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. As vice president client solutions and healthcare lead, Gondek will further enhance an experienced pharmaceutical team, using advanced analytics and immersive techniques to provide strategic insights that brand teams can use.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012, 04:55:14 EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Dental of Oklahoma announces that The Oklahoma Dental Foundation Mobile Dental Unit has provided free dental care to more than 10,000 patients as of Sept. 6. Dafne Soto, 8, of Oklahoma City was the honored 10,000th patient served on the mobile unit as it made a stop at the Latino Community Development Agency. Soto was one of eight children and youth who had an appointment for needed dental care that day.
Do People Over-Estimate the Cost of Long-Term Care Insurance, Depriving Themselves of Vital Protection?
Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 02:59:29 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a straw poll to let people guess the cost of long-term care insurance, immediately learn what others think, and then get actual numbers from an expert by phone. The poll and follow-up information are designed to correct a misconception that may be leaving most Americans unnecessarily unprotected.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012, 03:55:01 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.
Heart IT and Hendricks Regional Health Announce the Implementation of WebPAX(R) to Manage Cardiac Images
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 03:59:02 EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, has joined Hendricks Regional Health to announce the implementation of Heart IT's WebPAX(R) platform to help manage and distribute cardiac images.
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 16:30:41 EDT
LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspri, LLC, developer of seating systems and cushions for sciatic, low back and coccyx pain sufferers, has unveiled a new type of foam with the release of its second generation Sciata(R) Seating System. Generation II combines Inspri's proprietary memory-style Sciata(R) Foam with an enhanced version of Inspri's patented and proven Troff(TM) design in order to provide 'suffering sitters' with an option for relief beyond the traditional coccyx cushion.
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 03:58:23 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Latino Consultants, LLC would like to share today that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 04:58:18 EDT
TORONTO, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Graphology, long derided as a parlor game in North America, is widely used clinically in Israel and Europe, according to Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto. Poizner, a certified graphologist, published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, 'Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners' (ISBN: 978-0398087265; Charles C Thomas Publisher).
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 03:59:24 EDT
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the summer of 2004 Margaret Meder and her family headed to the hospital excited for the cesarean birth of her second child. They, and their medical team, were shocked when Evan arrived with severe deformities that were later diagnosed as Apert Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Labor Day Proposal from Long-Term Care Leader: Thank the Unsung Millions Who Provide Labor of Love, Our Caregivers
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 02:58:40 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to those who work for a living. But what about our caregivers, who selflessly tend the disabled - helping them eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, dress? Our society could not function without caregivers, yet we give them short shrift when handing out thank-you's. To rectify this, LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) proposes a Labor Day token of thanks.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012, 03:59:49 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX(R) to facilitate the management of medical images.
The Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program for Young Adults Joins Sponsors of Hoag Movie Screening
Thu, 02 Aug 2012, 15:18:01 EDT
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hoag Hospital Foundation 552 Club announced today that The Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program made a generous donation to the 2012 Movie Screening. The Herbert Family's gift will allow young adults with Type 1 Diabetes the opportunity to attend this special evening as VIPs on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 02:58:55 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., July 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, today announced record sales for the first half of 2012. Revenue for the first half of 2012 was two and one half times the revenue for the same period last year, and nearly exceeded total revenue for all of 2011.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 13:59:34 EDT
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Waller Wellness Center, one of the largest Natural Medicine centers in Michigan, commemorated the opening of its new office at 1854 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills on July 9 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mayor Bryan Barnett helped cut the ribbon and other local dignitaries joined the celebration.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012, 03:58:31 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., July 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, has announced that WebPAX(R) has been purchased by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in order to help manage and distribute medical images from their Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Lab.
Fri, 20 Jul 2012, 17:29:01 EDT
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Surgeons of Lake County, LLC ('Surgeons') announced today that an unauthorized user had gained access to - and encrypted - their server in an attempt to force payment from Surgeons in exchange for the password needed to regain access to the server.
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 02:59:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Supreme Court upheld The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), uncertainty about health insurance abated. But what about long-term care insurance, which covers in-home, nursing-home, and assisted-living care - expensive services scarcely addressed by regular insurance or Medicare? That issue remains as head-scratching as ever, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Heart IT Announces that SIAT has elected to acquire WebPAX(R) to Manage Medical Images in Multi-Hospital Setting
Tue, 17 Jul 2012, 03:59:00 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation announced today that the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), a branch of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), has elected to acquire WebPAX(R) in order to receive and share medical images across multiple hospitals.
Consumer and Business Spending on Carrier Ethernet Services Will Hit $5 Billion in 2012, But Spending Growth is Slowing, says Insight Research Corp
Mon, 16 Jul 2012, 13:07:15 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., July 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. enterprises and consumers are expected to spend more than $47 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provided by carriers, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation. With metro-area and wide-area Ethernet services readily available from virtually all major data service providers, industry revenue is expected to grow from nearly $5 billion in 2012 to reach just over $11 billion by 2017.
Tue, 03 Jul 2012, 14:25:00 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As our country celebrates Independence Day, it's an appropriate time to reflect on the value itself, says Terry Truesdell, President and CEO of The National LTC Network. Mirriam-Webster's dictionary defines independent as: not subject to control by others; not requiring or relying on something else; not requiring or relying on others (as for care or livelihood).
From Hangovers to Head Lice: What Do Head Lice and Hangovers Have in Common? CT-based Healthcare Entrepreneur George Coleman
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 16:31:12 EDT
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the early 1980's George Coleman, head of Dermedics Laboratories in Bridgeport, Conn., teamed up with the former Keneric Industries to reformulate and market an over-the-counter pharmaceutical product designed to treat the symptoms of hangovers. The product, Dr. Seltzer's Hangover Helper, went on to become the best-selling hangover remedy in the U.S. It was eventually sold to a well-known manufacturer and, after almost 20 years on the market, was discontinued when that manufacturer was sold.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012, 02:59:04 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a free service to help consumers learn about the financial risk of needing long-term care someday, and how to manage the risk. The service blends the best of technology with the best of humanity: real, live advisors on the phone. It's a simple two-step process.
3in4 Association Announces Strategic Partnership with Care Options OnLine (COOL) with Resources for Long-Term Care Planning and Wellness
Tue, 26 Jun 2012, 02:59:20 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the non-profit 3in4 Association announces a partnership with CareOptions Online(TM) (COOL(TM)), a web-based service promoting wellness and offering quick, easy access to healthcare services for entire families. The main focus is on mature adults and seniors, but the health and fitness advice applies to children and young adults as well. So do the referral services for medical care, childcare, and other resources important for family health and well-being.
Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 02:58:43 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Long-Term Care Partnership and the 3in4 Association are joining forces to host a series of free seminars in July to encourage people to think about how they're going to pay for their long-term care.
Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 03:58:59 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, June 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Softway Solutions development team has received a Bronze Web Health Award for their development work of the iPhone / Android application Auscultation Primer. The award was presented during the 14th annual Web Health Awards program, which recognizes America's top digital health resources.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 18:44:13 EDT
COLTON, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Medical Transportation (PMT), a Colton-based medical transportation company, was selected from Assembly District 62 to be honored on Small Business Day. Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presented the award on June 11 in Sacramento, Calif.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 17:46:26 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart phones have changed the way most of us do many things. Now they can aid those who provide in-home care for seniors or the disabled, according to Anna Chu Lin of Friends Beyond Borders.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 04:59:47 EDT
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by 'AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!' to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera(R).
Healthcare Industry's Telecommunications Services Spending to Exceed $69 Billion Over Next Six Years, says Insight Research Corp.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012, 17:22:56 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., June 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The hospitals, physicians, clinics, and insurance providers that make up U.S. healthcare system will be spending over $69 billion on telecommunications services over the next six years, says a new market research study released by the INSIGHT Research Corporation.
Paragon BioTeck, Inc.'s Online Social Networking Platform, Noble Vision Group, Incorporates Treato's Patient-Generated Medical Database
Thu, 14 Jun 2012, 15:45:20 EDT
TIGARD, Ore., June 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a research and development organization in the eye care industry, today announced that the company's online community discussion forum and blog, Noble Vision Group, has added the revolutionary plug-in, Treato. The plug-in, released to developers in May, 2012, allows users to search Treato's database of over 1 billion patient-generated social media posts, providing important insights into the side effects and efficacy of over 11,000 medications.
Wed, 23 May 2012, 15:40:25 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.
Millions in Workplaces May Get Long-Term Care Insurance, According to Industry Leader Offering Special Report
Wed, 23 May 2012, 01:59:05 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an agreement with EraNova Institute to distribute a special report on the future of long-term care insurance (LTCI) as an employee benefit. The report will be made available by LTCFP to selected employee benefit brokers, human resource managers, and heads of business and non-profit organizations. Titled 'The LTC Benefit Battle,' the EraNova document is based on interviews with leaders in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefit fields.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 12:46:51 EDT
STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 05:58:11 EDT
SEAL BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 1984 Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been conducting a Shoe Drive to distribute thousands of shoes to local homeless shelters in Long Beach and Orange County. The 28th annual Shoe Drive takes place June 11-15, 2012.
Wed, 16 May 2012, 04:59:21 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MasterCare Solutions, a National LTC Network member, hosted the May 11 Oregon stop of the 3in4 Need More Tour. Nathan Sanow, Business Development Manager at MasterCare, and Erica Drake, Marketing Specialist at the firm, accompanied tour spokesperson and elder care expert Dr. Marion Somers ('Dr. Marion') as she addressed the need for long term care planning in Portland, Oregon.
U.S. Patent Office Issues Sixth Patent Covering 'Zero-Footprint' Medical Image Viewers to Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC
Tue, 01 May 2012, 04:59:38 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, WebPAX(R), announced today the award of its sixth patent covering 'zero-footprint' medical image viewing technologies. 'Zero-footprint' technologies allow health care professionals to view medical images using any computing platform with a standard Internet web browser.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 13:18:43 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rates(R) (FSR) of A, Exceptional from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess unsurpassed financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves and realistic pricing.
Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 16:57:04 EDT
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehabilitation program is a voluntary, drug-free, social-education model, says Andre Ahern, director of legal affairs at Narconon Trois-Rivieres. 'Voluntary' and 'drug-free' are key words, he adds, for the thousands of students accepted into the Narconon program around the world.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 14:59:34 EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AlphaBio Centrix, a Nevada-based biotech corporation, announced this week its development of a new bio-programming process - Infusion Technology. This is a term used in programming wearable TheraEX(TM) skin patches that can influence the human auric field, the energy field that surrounds all life forms.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 06:59:50 EDT
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) in Arlington Heights is holding a free seminar to provide individuals with guidance and resources for expressing their healthcare wishes before an unexpected medical circumstance occurs. Join the Reverend Gwynne Wright of NCH's Spiritual Care Services from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the hospital auditorium at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights, as she leads 'Making Healthcare Decisions Work for You and Your Family.'
Tue, 27 Mar 2012, 12:33:34 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, has name Red Bag Solutions as one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 13:20:21 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., March 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, today announced Red Bag Solutions as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2012 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 28, 2012, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
Thu, 08 Mar 2012, 13:47:39 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., March 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CMI's Mike Mabey, vice president, client solutions, and Jarod Ricci, senior manager, market analytics, Pfizer Specialty, will present 'Using Information-Seeking Behavior to Drive Segment-Specific Communication Strategies' at the 2012 PMRG (Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group) Annual National Conference.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 15:17:22 EDT
LAKE WORTH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pew Center on the States on Monday reported tremendous nationwide growth in emergency room visits for many easily prevented dental problems. In Florida, emergency room visits doubled between 2008 and 2010, totaling more than 115,000 visits and generating more than $88 million in medical charges. Pew obtained its Florida information from a Florida Public Health Institute (FPHI) study released in December 2011.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 20:07:19 EDT
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts' (freshstart.org) annual Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic joins together Hollywood actors, professional athletes, and Fresh Start supporters to tee off in support of transforming the lives of children with physical deformities.
CMI to Co-Present with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Merkle at 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 15:30:27 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alisa Hamilton, director of project management for CMI, will present sessions with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) and Merkle, a CMI client, at the 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference. The conference will offer more than 30 educational sessions, a keynote presentation, and roundtable discussions covering innovative strategies and creative approaches to fundraising that help nonprofits develop new initiatives and increase donations.
Tue, 21 Feb 2012, 06:58:22 EDT
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- E'shee Clinical Esthetic announced this week a new addition to its product line of skin serums - Elixir of Life KI Therapy Serum - designed to deliver ultimate skin rejuvenation.
MedAmerica and LTC Financial Partners Announce a Broad Suite of Long-Term Care Insurance Products for the Workplace
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 05:58:11 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 07:59:03 EDT
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in The Hudson Valley, announces offering her patients a unique corneal wound repair and healing device called ProKera(R). Today, ProKera(R) is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to patients afflicted with a damaged cornea, the outer transparent surface of the eye.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012, 15:54:08 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bio-Medical Services has received USDA approval and is now offering allergy drop immunotherapy as an alternative method for administering allergy treatment for pet allergy patients. An in-house pilot study is now underway, and preliminary findings are expected in the Fall of 2012.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012, 18:33:32 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical's revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.
Wed, 01 Feb 2012, 06:57:11 EDT
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J., Feb. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2012 marks an important milestone for Belvidere Pharmacy. It opened new doors in its new hometown of Highland Park. When owner and President Shara Rudner, R.Ph. took the reins of the business in 1996, it was a typical retail pharmacy stocked with everything from school to surgical supplies. But from the beginning, Belvidere's staff handled requests for compounded, or custom-made, medications from veterinarians, physicians and specialists.
Leading Long-Term Care Agency Is Bouncing Back Like Chris Gardner, Hero of 'Pursuit of Happyness,' the Movie Starring Will Smith
Tue, 24 Jan 2012, 05:59:22 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in 'The Pursuit of Happyness' (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company's annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.
Third Law Sourcing Selects WellStar Health System for Pro Bono Strategic Sourcing Consulting Project
Thu, 19 Jan 2012, 13:28:14 EDT
DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Third Law Sourcing has chosen WellStar Health System as its 2012 charitable engagement. The firm will help the healthcare system reduce annual costs through strategic vendor negotiations. Each year, Third Law Sourcing provides pro bono services to a non-profit organization located in the Southeast with over $500 million in revenue. The philanthropic program was established with the awareness that each dollar of savings directly supports the non-profit's mission.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 13:45:03 EDT
LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 1974, Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been helping patients to beat peripheral neuropathy. After observing epidemic numbers of people developing peripheral neuropathy in their feet, he decided to make this his practice's focus.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 04:58:13 EDT
PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:53:19 EDT
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Joel and Mary Roberts of Slatington, PA would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's Giving Back initiative, intended to help some of the estimated 1 million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:13:15 EDT
BEACON, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Victoria Lyons and Walter Henkel would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's 'Giving Back' initiative, intended to help some of the estimated one million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011, 13:43:00 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the EraNova Institute announces the publication of a special report, Avoiding the Long-Term Care Wipeout by Riding the Life-Extension Wave. 'It offers a win-win-win strategy that can enrich three constituencies while helping America thrive again,' says Richard W. Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report.
Mon, 12 Dec 2011, 15:13:12 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M3 congratulates David Grant PhD and his team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research for their landmark November 2011 study outlining California's unmet Mental Health needs. Consistent with an earlier nationwide survey, this new study found that only half of Californians with mental illness receive treatment, while just one in four receives adequate treatment.
American College of Radiation Oncology Engages Revenue Cycle Inc. as its Official Billing/Coding Consultant
Mon, 12 Dec 2011, 03:59:32 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Revenue Cycle Inc. has again been named the official billing/coding consultant to the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), according to Ron DiGiaimo, CEO of Revenue Cycle Inc.
Thu, 01 Dec 2011, 17:14:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. 'We're gaining momentum,' says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign.
Heart IT and Johns Hopkins Medicine Announce the Award of NIH Grant to Include Images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)
Wed, 30 Nov 2011, 16:35:45 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation and Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced today the award of an NIH grant to enable the inclusion of medical images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) is a federal initiative of the National Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011, 20:17:46 EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least one in nine seniors is at-risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care (*note 1). During the Holidays, Comfort Keepers(R) in South Bay and Peninsula is asking the community to make food donations to the 'STOP Senior Hunger' food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011, 13:14:46 EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Habib Noor has acquired Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group (GHG), a leading healthcare staffing company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Effective November 1, 2011, Habib Noor has taken the role of President and Owner to uphold GHG's commitment to providing unrivaled healthcare services to commercial and government clients nationwide.
LTC Financial Partners Selected by American Senior Benefits Association to Provide Long-Term Care Education and Insurance
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 13:29:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member's assets to that of an insurance carrier.
Reaction Biology Corporation Unveils Largest Kinase Profiling Data Set in Nature Biotechnology Publication
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 03:57:54 EDT
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology, of the largest kinase profiling data set in the public domain, disclosing previously unknown kinase inhibition relationships. The data set was compiled from over 100,000 independent activity assays performed with RBC's proprietary HotSpot(SM) technology.
Fri, 28 Oct 2011, 05:59:11 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.
Tue, 25 Oct 2011, 06:59:23 EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Spodak, of Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, FL, was recently honored by the South Florida Business Journal as a finalist among health care CEOs in South Florida. Leading health care professionals across Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties gathered to honor local organizations that are making a positive impact in their industry and community.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 14:25:48 EDT
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC'), a leading contract research organization providing drug discovery services in epigenetics, today announced the rollout of a new product line, recombinant proteins for epigenetic research. RBC's initial offerings will emphasize the histone methyltransferases (HMTs), including exclusive targets for which there has been no previous commercial source.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 05:59:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies announces a national effort to help all Americans with their long-term care financing needs. The company is LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), which represents multiple insurance carriers.
November Is Long-Term Care Awareness Month, a Good Time for Local Groups to Schedule Informational Seminars
Wed, 19 Oct 2011, 14:47:59 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each November, during Long-Term Care Awareness month, Americans are reminded to think about their future care needs. For those who want to get serious about it, a seminar is available to answer all questions. It's provided free to local groups by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.
Long Term Care Insurance Specialist and Attorney Helen Boyer Goes to Bat for Washington State Consumers Needing LTC Protection
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 22:15:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Washington state residents are about to be rewarded for planning ahead for their long-term care (LTC) needs, but the forthcoming program will be even better with a few tweaks. So says Helen Boyer, who testified on October 11 before the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Boyer, a Bellevue-based attorney specializing in insurance law, is a Partner with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.
Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid Obtains Jury Award of $1.4 Million for Mother in Decapitated Baby Case
Mon, 10 Oct 2011, 14:07:25 EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naperville, Illinois trial attorney Mark W. Mathys of LAW OFFICES OF MATHYS and SCHNEID obtained a jury verdict against two doctors on behalf of his client Micheatria Donelson last week (Thursday, October 6, 2011); case NO. 07-CI-01768.
Tickets Still Available for Judds' Final Florida Stop, Oct. 15 - 'Last Encore Tour' Concert to Benefit Non-Profit Hospital Foundation
Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 21:59:57 EDT
LADY LAKE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets starting at $35 are still available to see award-winning country-music mother and daughter legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd take their final Central Florida bow on the Last Encore Tour, October 15, as they headline The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, according to Alliance Healthcare Foundation President Ted Williams.
RoweBots Transforms Medical Equipment Design - Unison Ultra Tiny Linux Supports Xilinx FPGA Microblaze Softcore
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 20:47:39 EDT
WATERLOO, Canada, Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots Inc., the leading supplier of tiny embedded Linux-compatible real-time operating systems (RTOS) products, today announced that the Unison(TM) Operating System (OS) is a core component in a variety of medical equipment. The Unison OS controls operating room equipment, intelligent eyewear and other advanced medical devices for the home, physician's offices and hospitals.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 09:58:44 EDT
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
As Health Reform Takes Effect, Companies Must Offer Long-Term Care Insurance to Employees, But There's a Roadblock
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 06:55:11 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS -- though postponed until 2013 -- calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011, 23:30:01 EDT
LADY LAKE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mother and daughter country legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd will make their final scheduled Central Florida stop on their Last Encore Tour, October 15, as headliners of The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, to benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Soy Labs and Missouri Plant Science Center in Governor's Spotlight for Innovative and Economic Development
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 06:59:33 EDT
MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 05:58:22 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS), the largest authorized Sage Business Partner in Miami, announced today the availability of an interface between Sage Intergy Practice Management and Sage ERP MAS 500. It was developed and designed by SCS to allow system users to view and analyze financial data collected from both systems daily without duplicate data entry.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 08:59:22 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If one of your aging parents suddenly needs help with the tasks of daily living, who will provide it? You? 'If that's your default plan,' says Craig Smith, President of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'be prepared for sticker shock. Your services don't come free.' LTCFP is one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011, 19:08:07 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. The new website provides detailed product information on all of TeDan's surgical retractors and corresponding instrumentation. Site visitors can access over 2,000 TeDan product pages using new navigational tools at tedansurgical.com.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011, 07:55:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT) of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, is holding its first annual treatment giveaway. Over the next five weeks, starting September 13, two lucky winners per week will receive state-of-the-art regenerative cellular cancer treatments free of charge.
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 20:57:25 EDT
LADY LAKE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naomi and Wynonna Judd, the most successful female duo in country music history, will soon take their final Florida bow on The 'Last Encore Tour,' as headliners for The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, Saturday, October 15. The concert will benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011, 09:59:22 EDT
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the many ups and downs in the economy lately, it seems unusual to hear about a new business emerging strong - yet in Denver, Colorado, the timing seems to be just right for Jiggy's Pipes. With the emergence of the Medical Marijuana Dispensary rush that has been going on for some time now in Colorado, the focus in the news has been the legal, tax, and other ramifications this new industry would bring.
Americans Travel to Mexico for Stem Cell Stimulation Therapies and E+ Peptide Cancer Vaccine - Treatments Not Yet Offered in U.S.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 08:58:11 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans - unsatisfied with traditional treatments for cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other intractable diseases - are looking south for advanced remedies. 'We're struggling to keep up with demand,' says Dr. Oscar E. Castro, head of Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT), of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico.
Revenue Cycle Inc. Forges Partnership with D3 Oncology Solutions for the Newly Launched SABRE Program
Fri, 05 Aug 2011, 08:59:19 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Revenue Cycle Inc. announces that it has forged a strategic collaboration with D3 Oncology Solutions for SABRE financial consulting and support. In this newly formed partnership, Revenue Cycle Inc. will research and educate D3 Oncology Solutions clients in proper coding, billing, documentation, and compliance for SABRE.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 09:59:56 EDT
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. announces a name change for their Sacramento area fertility centers. The infertility treatment center will now operate under the name California IVF Fertility Center and the shorter version California IVF. The name change was made to reflect the operation of clinics at various locations throughout the Sacramento area.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011, 08:59:36 EDT
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- E'shee Clinical Esthetic introduces the next step in anti-aging skin care - White Truffle Radiance Cream - an amazingly powerful skin anti-oxidant. This supremely elegant formula combines the finest bioengineering technologies, and offers skin the most effective anti-oxidant protection and luxurious brightening action ever experienced in skincare formulation
Long-term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Finds Common Ground with the Dalai Lama and Tibet's Prime Minister in Exile
Thu, 21 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.
Looking for a Free Speaker on a Hot Topic? Hundreds Available for 'Long-Term Healthcare Planning Options for Americans'
Thu, 14 Jul 2011, 19:24:03 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of hundreds of experts who will speak to local groups supporting a new national awareness campaign. The campaign is titled 3in4 Need More, www.3in4needmore.com, and it is about educating Americans on all their long term care planning options.
Wed, 13 Jul 2011, 08:51:01 EDT
ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TCL picks DEHCO Commercial to distribute its line of LCD TVs to the health care industry. Dehco Commercial has combined their HC20 technology with LCD TV's made by TCL. The result is a pillow-speaker-ready (Intertek listed) TV system priced 30 to 40 percent below what is typically spent on health care TVs.
Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by The City of Scranton, Pennsylvania to Provide Benefit Administration for Active Fire and Police
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 18:45:03 EDT
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the City of Scranton to provide benefit administration services for over 500 city employees. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the city benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the City of Scranton.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011, 17:50:41 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
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