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Kidney Community to Administration, Congress: Make Sure Vulnerable Patients Are Among the First in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

CDC and Public Health Experts State That Patients with Kidney Disease Have Increased Risk of Severe COVID-19 Disease - November 25, 2020 - Kidney Care Partners

Cancer Expert Now Named One of 2020's Most Innovative Healthcare Companies

Cancer Expert Now Named One of 2020's Most Innovative Healthcare Companies

Cancer Expert Now is proud to be recognized as one of the most innovative companies in healthcare, according to the “2020 Inaugural List of Most Innovative Companies in Healthcare.” - November 25, 2020 - Cancer Expert Now, Inc.

New York’s Rejuvenating Fertility Center Turns to FertilityEHR

Meditab Software proudly welcomes both clinic locations of Rejuvenating Fertility Center (RFC), and their award-winning founder Dr. Zaher Merhi, to the FertilityEHR family. - November 25, 2020 - Meditab Software Inc.

The US Oncology Network Warns Administration’s Most Favored Nation Model Will Disrupt Patient Access to Cancer Treatments

The US Oncology Network Warns Administration’s Most Favored Nation Model Will Disrupt Patient Access to Cancer Treatments

Interim Final Rule would disproportionately target oncologists and reduce patient access to current and future treatments. - November 24, 2020 - The US Oncology Network

BDA Advises Flex and Escientia Life Sciences on Sale of Escientia to Deccan Fine Chemicals

BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its clients, Flex Ltd. and Escientia Life Sciences, have sold a controlling stake in Escientia to Deccan Fine Chemicals, a specialty chemicals manufacturer, based in Hyderabad, India. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Escientia has operations in... - November 24, 2020 - BDA Partners Ltd

Custom Fit Physical Therapy is Expanding Their Expertise to the South Naples and Marco Island Region-While Offering Free Discovery Sessions to Patients

Custom Fit Physical Therapy is Expanding Their Expertise to the South Naples and Marco Island Region-While Offering Free Discovery Sessions to Patients

“Custom Fit Physical Therapy is a mobile concierge physical therapy practice and excited to be offering our Naples residents a new and safe alternative to receiving one-on-one high-quality care in the privacy of their own home. We look forward to introducing our natural approach to health & wellness in order to help people return to the things they love to do,” said Founder and physical therapist Martha Tassinari. - November 24, 2020 - Custom Fit Physical Therapy

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

On November 30th, 2020 Elite Medicare Specialists will host the 1st ever Call-A-Thon for Medicare annual election period in central Virginia. Local licensed agents will be ready to take last minute calls from Medicare’s beneficiaries who have not yet reviewed their plan options for 2021. In breaking from the norms of in-home appointments, these local agents still provide a personal touch. - November 24, 2020 - Elite Medicare Specialists

CEO Gaylan Hendricks Delivers Keynote Address at 8% Nation Insurance Wealth Conference

CEO Gaylan Hendricks Delivers Keynote Address at 8% Nation Insurance Wealth Conference

At the 8% Nation Insurance Wealth Conference held in September 2020, Gaylan Hendricks was a keynote speaker. Her speech entitled “What Glass Ceiling?” was originally formulated at the request of female colleagues who wanted to know how she succeeded as a woman in the industry. Hendricks drew in the entire audience by sharing powerful stories of how she overcame obstacles and rose to success. She also focused on how it is possible to achieve a healthy work-life balance. - November 24, 2020 - Senior Security Benefits, Inc.

CVC Urges Lawmakers to Support Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Testing and Education During American Diabetes Month

Amputation Reduction and Compassion (ARC) Act supports patient education and screening of at-risk populations to reduce lower limb amputation. - November 24, 2020 - CardioVascular Coalition

Panacea Announces No-Cost Diagnostic Review of Hospital Chargemaster Ahead of CMS Final Rule Posting Deadline

The comprehensive diagnostic review includes analysis of CMS Price Transparency shoppable items and services to alert providers of risks and opportunities. - November 24, 2020 - Panacea

IVI Research Brief: Open-Source Modeling Builds Trust, Validity & Rapid-Cycle Learning in Value Assessment

IVI Research Brief: Open-Source Modeling Builds Trust, Validity & Rapid-Cycle Learning in Value Assessment

The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) - a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice and use of value assessment in healthcare - today released its latest Value Blueprints research brief describing the benefits and challenges of employing open-source modeling in value... - November 23, 2020 - Innovation and Value Initiative

Intelliversity Announces Project Jericho

Intelliversity Announces Project Jericho

An example of “health-care diplomacy” at work - November 23, 2020 - Intelliversity

HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Physician Offers Thanksgiving Safety Reminders

HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Physician Offers Thanksgiving Safety Reminders

Stay safe while preparing Thanksgiving meals this year. - November 22, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

SMi’s 2nd Annual AI in Drug Discovery Announces Key Industry Speakers and Agenda Released

SMi’s Group is proud to announce the 2nd Annual AI in Drug Discovery Conference is back and taking place on 15th and 16th March 2021 as a virtual conference with online access only and sponsored by OpenEye Scientific Software. - November 22, 2020 - SMi Group

1 Week to Go Webinar on Cost-Efficient and Green Manufacturing of Peptides Thanks to Molecular Hiving™ Technology

SMi Reports: There is only one to go to join the online webinar taking place on Thursday 26th November 2020 on Cost-efficient and Green Manufacturing of Peptides thanks to Molecular Hiving™ Technology hosted by Bachem Group. - November 21, 2020 - SMi Group

Aardvark Medical Announces BARDA Exercise of Contract Option 1 Valued at $2.8M

Advances Development of Specimen Collection System for Respiratory Pathogens for Viral Testing - November 20, 2020 - pNeo LLC

Mr. Dhruv Galgotia Plans Grand Entry in Health Care Sector with Investment of 1200 Crores

Mr. Dhruv Galgotia Plans Grand Entry in Health Care Sector with Investment of 1200 Crores

Net Worth of Dhruv Galgotia rises to 3000 Crore as he enters HealthCare sector after being a leader in the education sector. - November 20, 2020 - Galgotias University

Center for Adoption Support and Education Received Accreditation of Its Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

Center for Adoption Support and Education Received Accreditation of Its Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

The Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) accredited the Center for Adoption Support (C.A.S.E)’s Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) program for a five-year period through 11/20/2025, making TAC part of an elite group of certificate programs dedicated to public protection and... - November 19, 2020 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

XtraLight Launches Three New UV-C Fixture Product Collections

XtraLight Launches Three New UV-C Fixture Product Collections

XtraLight broadens their portfolio to meet the increasing requests for disinfection UV-C. XtraLight Manufacturing, Ltd., a U.S. based lighting manufacturer, has expanded its UV-C portfolio to include surface and recessed mounted fixtures. Early on during the global crisis of COVID-19, the company introduced two portable disinfection systems. They have leveraged their lighting expertise to develop permanently mounted systems in three new collections. - November 19, 2020 - XtraLight Manufacturing

Integrity Hempceuticals Announces New, Proprietary Immune Boosting Soft Gel Product Combining Little Known Super Antioxidant Astaxanthin with CBD & CBG

Integrity Hempceuticals Announces New, Proprietary Immune Boosting Soft Gel Product Combining Little Known Super Antioxidant Astaxanthin with CBD & CBG

Bourgeoning Florida-based wellness company launches product blend with unique features to support the immune system with some of the most effective natural ingredients available. - November 18, 2020 - Integrity Medicinals, LLC

Dr. Taylor Bladh to Join Total Vision

Total Vision announces the addition of Dr. Taylor Bladh to its network of optometrists. Dr. Bladh brings more than 35 years of experience operating his private practice in Diamond Bar, California. - November 18, 2020 - Total Vision

Bixahuman Uses Pure Herbs, Spices and Natural Ingredients in Formulations

Bixahuman Uses Pure Herbs, Spices and Natural Ingredients in Formulations

Developing formulas using ancient and traditional healing ingredients, herbal supplement company provides safe and effective products. - November 18, 2020 - BixaHuman

HCA/HealthONE's North Suburban Medical Center Announces New Director of Acute Care Services

North Suburban Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Brooke Nelson, RN to director of acute care services. Nelson will oversee the acute care units at the hospital including the Medical/Surgical unit and the Orthopaedic/Trauma unit. Nelson is a familiar HealthONE colleague having... - November 18, 2020 - HealthONE North Suburban Medical Center

Brand New Book by Janis Allen - "From Boo-Hiss to Bravo: Behavior-Based Scorecards People Will Use and Like"

Brand New Book by Janis Allen - "From Boo-Hiss to Bravo: Behavior-Based Scorecards People Will Use and Like"

Designing and implementing scorecards can seem very complicated and intimidating, but this book breaks the process down into six, doable steps that make scorecards feel easy and fun. - November 17, 2020 - ABA Technologies, Inc.

HHS Fails to Address Pandemic Relief for Long-Term Care Pharmacies

SCPC Warns Support is Needed to Maintain Patient Care while LTC Facilities Manage Latest COVID Spike and LTC Pharmacies Prepare for Vaccine Distribution - November 16, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Best Online Video Advertising Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

Best Online Video Advertising Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best online video advertising in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online... - November 16, 2020 - Web Marketing Association

Masks and Mics | Keeping Our Voices Heard During COVID-19 with the Launch of SD2 from TFS

Masks and Mics | Keeping Our Voices Heard During COVID-19 with the Launch of SD2 from TFS

Transport Financial Services, LLC is finalizing designs on an affordable, COVID-19 friendly, social distancing, communication system, called the SD2. It includes a wearable clip-on microphone that can be attached to any mask, and an app for Android & IOS that allows your phone to amplify your voice via the phone’s speaker or a detached Bluetooth speaker. SD2 is designed to protect lives in the workplace, classroom, hospitals and doctors’ offices etc, and to keep everyone safe and healthy. - November 16, 2020 - Transport Financial Services, LLC

Critica PPE Launches a Solution to the PPE Supply Chain Crisis in the USA

COVID-19 Broke the PPE Supply Chain, But Critica PPE Has Developed a Way to Fix It - November 16, 2020 - Critica PPE

Unique New Device to Self-Monitor COVID-19 Risk During Delay Between Tests, from Centers for Age Control Inc.

Unique New Device to Self-Monitor COVID-19 Risk During Delay Between Tests, from Centers for Age Control Inc.

Few people are able to take a COVID-19 test every day or even every week or month. A negative result can be useful on the day of the test, but a person will not know if infected later. The COVID-19 HealthMeter™ reduces that risk with daily noninvasive physiological self-monitoring of 16 COVID-19 indicators and risk factors, including functional age vs. birth age, high frequency hearing loss, mental confusion, short term memory, lungs, blood oxygen, heart rate, blood pressure, body fat, etc. - November 12, 2020 - Centers for Age Control Inc.

Bixahuman Invests Heavily in Research and Development for Their Natural Products

Bixahuman Invests Heavily in Research and Development for Their Natural Products

Health and wellness company Bixahuman has spent over 8 years researching and developing their range of supplements and products. - November 12, 2020 - BixaHuman

European Medical Association (EMA) and TAMP Inc. Form Strategic Alliance

European Medical Association (EMA) and TAMP Inc. form Strategic Alliance to enable the "4th Culture Doctor" Movement, an Evolution, focusing on the promotion of social impact, health, wellness & well-being for everyone on the planet. - November 12, 2020 - TAMP Inc.

Best Email Advertising Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

Best Email Advertising Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best email advertising campaigns in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online... - November 11, 2020 - Web Marketing Association

Careington Launches New Smart Application for Streamlined Online Member Enrollment

Careington International Corporation has launched its new smart application that streamlines the online enrollment experience for members. - November 11, 2020 - Careington International Corporation

IVI Research Brief Examines Value Assessment in the Age of COVID

IVI Research Brief Examines Value Assessment in the Age of COVID

Researchers Highlight Important Advancements in Understanding Value Emerging from the Pandemic - November 10, 2020 - Innovation and Value Initiative

Erica Cai Named ALPCO’s Summer 2020 Diabetes Research Travel Grant Recipient

Erica Cai Named ALPCO’s Summer 2020 Diabetes Research Travel Grant Recipient

Today ALPCO announced Erica Cai from Harvard Medical School as the latest recipient of its Diabetes Research Travel Grant. Dr. Cai is a postdoctoral fellow from the Joslin Diabetes Center researching the mechanism of autoimmunity that leads to beta cell destruction and type 1 diabetes (T1D). Dr. - November 10, 2020 - ALPCO

New Rapid COVID-19 Point of Care Test

New Rapid COVID-19 Point of Care Test

Pepex Biomedical has diverted funds and resources to the development of Multiple Rapid COVID-19 Tests designed to accurately identify Antigens (diagnostic to detect active virus) and Antibodies (to determine immunity) in under 15 minutes with 95% accuracy. - November 09, 2020 - Pepex Biomedical, Inc.

Careington Announces a Redesign of Its Provider Search Experience

Careington International Corporation launched a newly designed provider search feature on its website, Careington.com. - November 08, 2020 - Careington International Corporation

Medicare Insurance Agency Reports Busiest Year on Record

Medicare Insurance Agency Reports Busiest Year on Record

With 44 million Americans currently enrolled in Medicare, it’s no surprise that some of the nation’s largest brokers are experiencing their busiest days of the year right now. That’s because the country is in the middle of what’s known as “Medicare Open... - November 07, 2020 - Bridlewood Insurance Services

APTQI Welcomes Team Rehabilitation and Raintree Systems as At-Large Members to Expand Advocacy Efforts

National physical therapy advocacy group expands as sector seeks elimination of 9% Medicare cut scheduled for 2021. - November 06, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

The Boards of Directors of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County (VNHFC) and Waveny LifeCare Network (WLN) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an exclusive letter of intent to combine home care and hospice operations to better serve patients in Fairfield County and beyond. - November 06, 2020 - Waveny LifeCare Network

SAGE Industrial Corporation Announces COVID-19 Kill Rate Lab Results of AirROS by SAGE Industrial Air Purification Systems

AirROS by SAGE Industrial air purification systems had been laboratory tested and reduced coronavirus on surfaces & air. - November 05, 2020 - AirROS by SAGE Industrial

Dementia Society of America Presents "Broadway Alive!"

Dementia Society of America Presents "Broadway Alive!"

The Dementia Society of America® will be presenting its first online fundraising entertainment program on Sunday evening, November 22, 2020, at 6:00 pm (ET). The program, called "Broadway Alive!™," will feature a special performance by Keith Spencer, a nationally recognized... - November 05, 2020 - Dementia Society of America

XO Private Launches Risk Masters

XO Private Launches Risk Masters

Connecting the security & medical travel risk industry with the finest travel designers around the globe. - November 05, 2020 - XO Private

Best Social Media Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

Best Social Media Campaigns to be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the best social media campaigns in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Anyone wishing to nominate their social media work for consideration may do so at www.IACAward.org before the deadline of January 29, 2021. - November 04, 2020 - Web Marketing Association

Read a Book, Help a Cowboy

Read a Book, Help a Cowboy

USA Today Bestselling Author kicks off 7th annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. - November 04, 2020 - Shanna Hatfield, Author

Bachem Group Webinar on Cost-Efficient and Green Manufacturing of Peptides thanks to Molecular Hiving™ Technology Announced

SMi Reports: Bachem Group to host an online webinar taking place on Thursday 26th November 2020 on Cost-efficient and Green Manufacturing of Peptides thanks to Molecular Hiving™ Technology. - November 04, 2020 - SMi Group

Best Online Newsletters to be Named by Web Marketing Association

Best Online Newsletters to be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association judges will select the Best Online Newsletters for 2021 in 86 industries as part of their 19th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online... - November 03, 2020 - Web Marketing Association

Grace Care Home Care Celebrates Relocation of Kolkata Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Providing Home Care Services

In Home Care Leader, Grace Care, hosted a Grand Re-Opening Event on Sunday, November 1st, 2020 for providing home care for the growing senior population in Kolkata and surrounding areas. - November 03, 2020 - GCHC Home Care Pvt Ltd , Grace Care

Armin Lear Launches The Coherence Effect

Armin Lear Launches The Coherence Effect

Author team is experts in Ayurveda, Vedic health practices, and meditation, with a Foreword by Dr. Tony Nader. - November 02, 2020 - Armin Lear Press

APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Provide Relief from Severe Medicare Cuts to Specialty Providers

The Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act would ensure continued patient access to healthcare specialties that were slated for major cuts. - October 30, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

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