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EPIC Continues Expansion of Employee Benefits Practice with a new Pharmacy Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are continuing to expand their employee benefits resources with the addition of a new Pharmacy Practice Leader, Bob Eisendrath.

Spodak Dental Group to Help Eradicate Childhood Tooth Decay As Part Of National Children’s Dental Health Month

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is participating National Children’s Dental Health Month with a goal to eradicate childhood tooth decay. SDG is partnering with All-Star Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to create a unique experience with an alliance of dentists, athletes and community partners.

Lift & Care Systems Offers an Annual Inspection Program for Group Homes, Day Programs and Care Centers

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Durable medical equipment such as ceiling lift systems and other patient transfer devices, pool lifts, chair lifts for stairs and platform lifts for group homes, day programs and care centers get a lot of use – a lot more use than your average residential home installation, says Lift & Care Systems.

Silicon Beach Welcomes EevolveSelf, a New Cosmetic MedSpa Offering the Latest Non-Surgical Technologies and Treatments to Revitalize, Rejuvenate and Restore

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A custom Glam-Squad for Injectables, Skin and Body Care. Specializing in non-surgical treatments, exclusive CBD facials, and an IV Drip lounge for total body results. Because every face is different, EevolveSelf focuses on individual solutions that prevent signs of aging, enhance and restore your natural beauty.

Nurse Innovator Impacts Moms’ and Babies’ Health in ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BabyLiveAdvice, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, woman-owned social enterprise, supports pregnant moms and parents from preconception through early childhood via telehealth, phone and chat. The company’s mission is to help one million moms and their babies to be happy and healthy.

Papa and Priority Health Announce Strategic Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide “Grandkids On-Demand” for Priority Health’s PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF’s signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.

Papa Announces Launch with Alignment Healthcare for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide, announced today its partnership with Alignment Healthcare to provide “Grandkids On-Demand” for qualifying members of its Medicare Advantage plans. A soft launch kicked off in Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2019, with expansion to additional membership on Jan. 1, 2020.

Papa Partners with Higi to Support Health Screenings and Ongoing Support for Senior Citizens via Accessible Healthcare Technology

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide announced today its newest partnership with Higi, a healthcare technology company that operates a nationwide network of Smart Health Stations. Papa Members can now visit Higi’s 10,000 stations, publicly available at grocery, pharmacy, and other community locations with assistance in transportation and technology usage from a Papa Pal.

CALNOC Announces the CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund: Raising Nursing’s Voice in Health Services Research

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan, 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CALNOC is pleased to introduce The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund, an innovative and opportune resource in health services research focused on and administrated by nursing. We are excited to announce the Research Fund today in honor of Florence Nightingale and in celebration of the Year of the Nurse 2020.

MediBid Named Potential Optum Competitor in Petition to Deny Public Records Request

KATY, Texas, Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MediBid, an online marketplace where doctors provide bids to patients on medical care to bring competition back into the medical marketplace, along with its CEO, Ralph Weber, were named recently in the Petition for Declaratory Order Denying Representative Martin Daniel’s Public Records Request by Optum on December 12, 2019.

Unique Apprenticeship Provides Fast and Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.

Spodak Dental Group Gifts New Smile to Recovering Mother in Need

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Dr. Craig Spodak was approached by Liz Quirantes of WPEC CBS 12 regarding a mother who needed help with her smile, there was no hesitation. Before long, Ashley Roberts not only had the smile she’s always dreamed of, but she was also given another chance at turning her life around.

Florida Blue and Papa Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.

Rita Medical Elite, Southwest Florida’s Premier Med Spa, Announces a Grand Holiday Event to Celebrate Expansion

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rita Medical Elite is pleased to announce that it will hold a celebratory Holiday Event showcasing its newly completed medical spa with an expanded menu of aesthetic services on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Due to limited space, those wanting to enjoy the festivities must call in advance to place their name on the guest list.

The OLFACT Test Battery – a Screening Test App for Predicting Alzheimer’s

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The OLFACT Test Battery, developed by Osmic Enterprises, was initially developed to detect olfactory impairments. Now, it’s been adapted as an automated, self-administered screening test to predict Alzheimer’s disease/dementia and is being tested by a number of prominent physicians and research laboratories around the United States and in China.

SciScore’s Innovative Solution – Pre-clinical Research Gets Tech Boost

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SciScore announces the release of its innovative solution, the first and only working application of its kind, in support of the pre-clinical scientific research community’s pursuit of reproducibility and transparency.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

OverSightMD Saves Precious Time for Family Caregivers Nationwide with Push Button Care Service

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OverSightMD is expanding its Push Button Care service with two new exciting products for Family Caregivers. A family caregiver support package and a family caregiver assistant are now part of the Push Button Care lineup of aging in place support solutions.

Susan Tewhill of EPIC named Practice Leader of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Susan Tewhill will be leading the Edgewood Healthcare Advisors practice. Susan and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the healthcare industry with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Spodak Dental Group Collects More Than 350 Pounds of 2019 Halloween Candy for Operation Gratitude

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and Operation Gratitude are teaching kids the value of giving back by donating their Halloween candy in support of troops overseas. The national movement is a win-win for kids, parents and dentists.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces CAR-T Oral and Poster Presentations at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, announced today that it will give oral and poster presentations related to its BCMA-CD19 cCAR and CD4-specific CAR programs at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

November Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is “C. diff. awareness month” and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families with More Than $7,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2019

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US’ Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Seventh Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 18 patients were treated at no cost during the event.

The Pap Corps’ End of Year Giving Campaign Designated for Sylvester’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps is proud to announce the Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign will help fund the purchase, retrofit and operation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle.

Anterior Quest Launches Incredibly Potent and Effective AQ-Solution, the Highest-Rated Dental Line Cleaner on the Market

JENISON, Mich., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anterior Quest’s Newest product, AQ-Solution, has set the gold standard for dental line cleaners. Recently, the market’s most environmentally sound product was tested by an independent testing facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan to evaluate the effectiveness of the product and the results were astonishing.

OverSightMD Activates Aging in Place Network in 100 Retirement Cities

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Push Button Care network by OverSightMD provides comprehensive aging in place support and care coordination for older adults nationwide. Every day 10,000 people are turning 65 years old and are faced with aging in place decisions.

American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting Hosted Over 300 Attendees and Physicians

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA) held their 3rd Annual Conference on October 4-6 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. More than 300 medical marijuana practitioners and physicians from across the nation and other countries around the world attended the 3-day conference.

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Expected for 9th Annual Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, will have a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 9th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program).

Papa and HomeThrive Strategically Partner to Better Support Loved Ones Aging in Place

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a nationwide provider of services for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with HomeThrive. The launch will begin November 11, 2019 in Illinois, Michigan and Florida where Papa Pals will work with HomeThrive and their clients to provide Papa’s companionship and in-home support services.

National Access Corp. Launches Initiative Aimed at Helping the Elderly and Disabled

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Access Corp. (NAC), an access and mobility provider focused on improving the lives of the physically disabled and elderly population, has launched its “Make it Better” – “One at a Time” initiative, which seeks out deserving individuals needing access or mobility related equipment or home modifications.

National Deaf Chamber of Commerce Names Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Deaf Chamber of Commerce (NDCOC), the first organization truly dedicated to advocating and protecting the interests of the Deaf business community, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors, Gina D’Amore, Michael Pimentel, Evan Winegard, and Jared Allebest.

Hans van der Sluijs Joins BioTork as Chief Development Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioTork, the leading evolution biotechnology company, today announced that biotech executive Hans van der Sluijs has joined the company as Chief Development Officer. Hans brings over 20 years of international business leadership experience, with a focus on business development, management, and building strategic alliances/partnerships.

Dr. Craig Spodak Named Align Technology Faculty Member

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Craig Spodak, dentist at Spodak Dental Group, was recently named a member of Align Technology’s North American Faculty. He is considered an expert in his field and joins a group of elite dentists, orthodontists and team educators across the world, and is among one of only a few Align Faculty Members in Florida.

The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic Announces Significant Expansion of Services and Coverage

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has achieved two significant milestones, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults. The Audiology Clinic has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, and is now serving members of the community-students, staff, families and MetroWest residents-who have cochlear implants.

Integrated, High-Quality Health Care for Everyone? It Can Be Done!

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “GAME OF PROFESSIONALS. HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY” global event will be hosted on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement on November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. ET.

Non-Profit Announces New Safety-Reviewed Wheelchair Vehicle Resource

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

New Cutting-Edge Medical Practice to Hold Grand Opening Event in Gilbert

GILBERT, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GhentMD, a new medical practice integrating innovative health and wellness services invites the public for a Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The Grand Opening will include a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from 12: 45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and a Grand Opening Event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the clinic in Gilbert, Arizona.

Lupus Research Alliance Welcomes New Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to announce that seasoned professional Penny Mitchell has joined the organization as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. In her new role, Ms. Mitchell will oversee the organization’s strategic communications approach to leading lupus research worldwide and the value of participation by all sectors of the lupus community.