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Bixahuman Pharmaceuticals Increases Awareness of Ancient Herbs Popularly Used in Indigenous Cultures

Bixahuman Pharmaceuticals Increases Awareness of Ancient Herbs Popularly Used in Indigenous Cultures

The U.S.-based company draws on healing practices of ancient cultures to combine an array of herbs, spices, fruits, and natural ingredients. - September 24, 2020 - BixaHuman

EZClaim Launches Its New Payment Processing Feature, EZClaimPay

EZClaim Launches Its New Payment Processing Feature, EZClaimPay

EZClaim, a medical billing and scheduling software company with the mission of elevating its clients to stay in front of the ever-changing landscape of medical billing, announced today the launch of its credit card processing feature and service called EZClaimPay. EZClaim released the product in... - September 24, 2020 - EZClaim

Dr. Michael Epitropoulos' Position of Chief Scientific Officer at HAPInss Brands LLC

Dr. Michael Epitropoulos' Position of Chief Scientific Officer at HAPInss Brands LLC

In the newly formed position of Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Epitropoulos will lead evidenced-based research efforts across the entire HAPInss Brands portfolio of products. - September 23, 2020 - AmpLIFEi International

New "I've Had COVID-19" Buttons to Assist in Social Rebounding

New "I've Had COVID-19" Buttons to Assist in Social Rebounding

If you've had COVID-19 within the last 90 days, and prefer not to wear a mask, these "I've had COVID-19" buttons effectively let others know you've had the coronavirus, and since you can't infect others, prefer not to wear a mask. - September 23, 2020 - I've Had It

Leading Microbiologists to meet at SMi’s 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference

SMi Reports: Leading microbiologists and industry experts to meet at SMi 10th Anniversary Pharmaceutical Microbiology conference taking place in London in January 2020. - September 23, 2020 - SMi Group

Blink Device Company Announces Launch of GelAuto™ Wearable Hand Gel System

Blink Device Company Announces Launch of GelAuto™ Wearable Hand Gel System

Blink Device Company launches the GelAuto™ wearable smart hand gel system. The Gelauto is an app controlled system that allows users to control gel volume, set reminders and track gel frequency of single users and groups. - September 22, 2020 - Blink Device Company

Frances L. Redinger Recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Frances L. Redinger Recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Frances L. Redinger of Wichita, Kansas has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of healthcare. About Frances L. Redinger Frances Redinger is the owner of Frank's Golden... - September 22, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Ampersand Capital Partners Acquires American Laboratory Products Company

American Laboratory Products Company, Ltd. (ALPCO), a specialty in vitro diagnostics company, today announced the majority recapitalization of the company by Ampersand Capital Partners. Ampersand’s investment will be used to support ALPCO’s worldwide growth initiatives, including the... - September 21, 2020 - ALPCO

WiCON Publishes the China Pharmaceutical Guide 2020 - Stabilizing Growth Amid Deepening Reform

WiCON Publishes the China Pharmaceutical Guide 2020 - Stabilizing Growth Amid Deepening Reform

WiCON International Group LLC, the publisher of well-known WiCON | Pharma China (www.pharmachinaonline.com), announced that its China Pharmaceutical Guide 2020 (15th Edition) is now published. The publication reports stabilizing Chinese pharma growth amid deepening healthcare and drug regulatory reform. - September 20, 2020 - WiCON International Group LLC

Testrite Provides Hardware to Support Medical Innovation Partners with Three of the World’s Top Medical Device Companies

Three of the world’s top medical device companies rely on Testrite’s almost 101 years of experience, making Testrite a valued partner for medical device design companies developing new products. As demand grows for custom-engineered medical devices, Testrite has expanded its operations to include the manufacture of telescopic tubes for medical applications. - September 19, 2020 - Testrite Visual

Free Webinars Offered During PAD Awareness Month

USA Vascular Centers will offer free webinars during Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month to encourage screening for PAD, a chronic circulatory condition that affects over 20 million Americans. - September 19, 2020 - USA Vein Clinics

SCPC Stresses Importance of Utilizing Existing LTC Pharmacies to Ensure Quick and Efficient Vaccine Delivery to LTC Patients and Health Care Workers

Organization Praises Elements of Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy, Notes Adequate Resources, Use of Existing LTC Pharmacy Infrastructure Keys to Success - September 18, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

The Beacon Group Welcomes Thomas C. Stuart as Director in the Healthcare Practice

The Beacon Group Welcomes Thomas C. Stuart as Director in the Healthcare Practice

The Beacon Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Stuart as Director joining their Healthcare & Life Sciences practice. Mr. Stuart will work alongside Oliver Richards, Senior Vice President and CGO at The Beacon Group, and Beacon’s President and CEO Cliff... - September 18, 2020 - The Beacon Group

Leaders in Peace Building, Science, Mindfulness and Spirituality to Transmit the Experience of Peace to 40 Million People on International Day of Peace 21 September 2020

Leaders in Peace Building, Science, Mindfulness and Spirituality to Transmit the Experience of Peace to 40 Million People on International Day of Peace 21 September 2020

Heartfulness to host the Free-to-Participate Virtual Event with celebrated ambassadors of peace Daaji, Deepak Chopra, BK Sister Shivani, Bruce Lipton, Bob Boisture, Sharon Salzberg, Thomas d’Ansembourg & Amandine Roche, & sports legends Javier Zanetti, Marta Bassino & Michela Moioli, all anchored by actor & director Shekar Kapur. Musicians, Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia, Shashank Subramanyam & Mike Hertig and Grammy award winner, Ricky Kej will enliven the event with their inspiring music. - September 17, 2020 - Heartfulness

Rose Medical Center Recognized as Maternal & Infant Care Quality Champion

Rose Medical Center Recognized as Maternal & Infant Care Quality Champion

Rose Medical Center’s Rose Babies program has been recognized as a Maternal and Infant Quality Care Champion by the Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC). This designation means the hospital has access to the most current data, best practices and resources available and is... - September 17, 2020 - Rose Medical Center

Testing is the Only Way to Confirm Water is Not Contaminated with Legionella Bacteria

Hyperion Biotechnology is offering complimentary Legionella water testing to local schools in San Antonio, Texas. - September 17, 2020 - Hyperion Biotechnology, Inc.

Vesalio Expands Sales Network, Initiates Virtual Physician Training and Announces High First Pass Effect Rate Publication

Vesalio Expands Sales Network, Initiates Virtual Physician Training and Announces High First Pass Effect Rate Publication

Vesalio Expands Sales Network, Initiates Virtual Physician Training and Announces High First Pass Effect Rate Publication - September 16, 2020 - Vesalio

Power Wellness Fitness Centers Safely Reopen 80% of Their Centers

Power Wellness Fitness Centers Safely Reopen 80% of Their Centers

Power Wellness has successfully reopened over 20 managed medical fitness centers nationwide, helping re-employ over 1,200 team members. In the coming weeks, Power Wellness expects to reopen the remainder of their clients’ locations in NJ, NY, MI and PA. “The majority of our portfolio is... - September 16, 2020 - Power Wellness Management

Vitality Joins the Population Health Alliance

Vitality Joins the Population Health Alliance

One of the largest wellness companies in the world joins the national trade association dedicated to improved outcomes, reduced cost and improved satisfaction through population health management strategies. - September 15, 2020 - Population Health Alliance

Brenda Pellicane, MD, FAAD Opens Dermatology Practice in North Bethesda, Maryland

Brenda Pellicane, MD, FAAD Opens Dermatology Practice in North Bethesda, Maryland

Board-certified dermatologist, Brenda Pellicane, MD, FAAD announces the opening of her dermatology practice, ICON Dermatology & Aesthetics in North Bethesda, MD. Its services range from the diagnosis and treatment of common conditions such as skin cancers, acne, eczema, and psoriasis, to cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, microneedling and laser skin treatments. Board-certified dermatologist, Rebecca Kazin, MD, FAAD has joined the practice. - September 15, 2020 - ICON Dermatology & Aesthetics

Ann I. Jewell Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Ann I. Jewell of Shelby, North Carolina has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding achievements and contributions for over 30 years in the field of clinical research. About Ann I. Jewell Ann Jewell is the... - September 15, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs of Berkeley, California is being honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and success for over 40 years in the pharmaceutical field. Each quarter, P.O.W.E.R. chooses four... - September 15, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

HealtheFirst Selects Dr. Tim Stark as New Board Member

HealtheFirst BPM – Case Management SaaS Tech today announced that its CEO has appointed Dr. Tim Stark as board member. - September 15, 2020 - HealtheFirst

Global Capability Centers Based in India Can Provide Cost Savings of Up to 45% Over 3 - 5 Years, as Per Nexdigm

GCCs in India are considered one of the most advanced in the world. 50% of all Global Capability Centers (GCCs) are located in India; 70% of India’s GCCs belong to US-headquartered companies; 180+ innovation centers in India belong to Fortune 500 companies. - September 12, 2020 - Nexdigm

The World's First Digital Wellness Certificate Program for Leaders and Practitioners Addressing the Social Media Dilemma

The World's First Digital Wellness Certificate Program for Leaders and Practitioners Addressing the Social Media Dilemma

The Digital Wellness Institute’s certification program has become the go-to resource for workplace and community leaders seeking skills to optimize productivity and self-care in the digital age. A partnership with the groundbreaking film The Social Dilemma, available on Netflix, promises to provide significant impact to those seeking Digital Wellness certification. The program addresses the challenges brought forth by the widespread transition to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. - September 12, 2020 - Digital Wellness Institute

Relieving Chronic Pain: An Online Fundraiser for Pathways Healing Center

Relieving Chronic Pain: An Online Fundraiser for Pathways Healing Center

Pathways, a non-profit healing center, has announced a special program and fundraiser. The focus of the event is to provide support for people who are suffering from chronic pain. With the need to physically distance and to protect the health and safety of their community, Pathways will be holding the fundraiser online via Zoom. - September 11, 2020 - Courses for LIFE

Matthew Marshall DMD MD Joins Marshall Surgery Center as Oral Surgeon

Matthew Marshall DMD MD Joins Marshall Surgery Center as Oral Surgeon

The University of Kentucky trained oral surgeon to perform full mouth reconstruction implants and extractions. - September 11, 2020 - Marshall Surgery Center

Body & Brain Get Bright Brain Education Festival Sept. 2020

Body & Brain Get Bright Brain Education Festival Sept. 2020

National Online Learning Event Features 15 Mindfulness Experts, Sept. 11-13, 2020. Open to the public. Learn many different ways of understanding and experiencing mindfulness as a way to grow your awareness, confidence and inner calm. 30 days access to video recordings of the 15 live sessions is included with registration. See agenda, bios and other details at https://BEFestival2020.bodynbrain.com. - September 11, 2020 - Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi

Mary Susan McDevitt, RN, BSN Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Mary Susan McDevitt, RN, BSN of Sarasota, Florida has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding achievements and contributions for over 40 years in the fields of healthcare, oncology nursing, grant writing and... - September 10, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Recognized as a Lifetime Featured Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Recognized as a Lifetime Featured Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. of Oakland, California has been recognized as Lifetime Featured Member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the fields of healthcare and religion. About Rev. Loretta... - September 10, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Mississippi Physician Treats Hair Loss Caused by COVID-19 Infection, Stress from Pandemic

Mississippi Physician Treats Hair Loss Caused by COVID-19 Infection, Stress from Pandemic

Jackson plastic surgeon Michael Kanosky, MD, FACS said, “It is widely reported in the medical research literature that nearly 30 percent of patients recovering from COVID-19 describe substantial hair loss. Thousands of others are suffering from Telogen Effluvium, a condition that causes excessive hair shedding that is usually temporary or at least cyclical.” - September 10, 2020 - Kansoky MS Hair Restoration

Dictum Health Leverages JACS Solutions to Deliver Remote Patient Care Solutions Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Dictum Health, a telehealth innovator and solution provider, helps care teams connect with their patients and manage their care from any location using their innovative Virtual Exam Room (VER) technology. With dozens of hospitals trusting the eVER-HOME to meet the care needs of both patients and clinicians, Dictum Health needs a hardware partner that they can trust to deliver. The hardware at the core of their eVER-HOME patient kit is none other than JACS Solutions’ TT800Q 4G LTE tablet. - September 10, 2020 - JACS Solutions

Innovation and Value Initiative’s Next Value Assessment Model to Address Major Depressive Disorder Interventions

Innovation and Value Initiative’s Next Value Assessment Model to Address Major Depressive Disorder Interventions

First-of-Its-Kind Depression Model to be Informed by Input from Diverse Advisory Group - September 09, 2020 - Innovation and Value Initiative

SCPC Calls for Expanded Provider Relief Following HHS Announcement

Private-Pay Assisted Living Facilities May Now Apply for CARES Funding, But Essential “Behind the Scenes” Long-Term Care Pharmacies Are Still Left in Limbo - September 09, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Study Points to a New Unexplored Therapeutic Target for C9ORF72-mediated ALS

Study Points to a New Unexplored Therapeutic Target for C9ORF72-mediated ALS

A novel discovery from scientists at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is the first to indicate that asymmetric di-methylation of arginine could be a promising target for ALS therapies. - September 09, 2020 - ALS Therapy Development Institute

New President at Opus MedStrategies

New President at Opus MedStrategies

Global Excel Management Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Charles Busch as President of Opus MedStrategies Inc. Charles joins the Global Excel family following an extensive career of Sales and Account Management leadership in the PPO, TPA, healthcare management, casualty claims and health plan market segments. Charles will be based out of Laguna Woods, California and will also work out of Opus Med Strategies’ Alpharetta, Georgia headquarters. - September 09, 2020 - Global Excel Management

La Roca FC Propels More Players to the Pros

La Roca FC Propels More Players to the Pros

La Roca Futbol Club continues to build upon its record of producing more professional soccer players than any other soccer club in Utah. - September 09, 2020 - La Roca Futbol Club

New York Health Welcomes Internist, Pollytia I. Panagiotou, MD

New York Health Welcomes Internist, Pollytia I. Panagiotou, MD

Specialist in Preventative Healthcare and Weight Loss - September 09, 2020 - New York Health

Award Winning Websites Named in 96 Industries by Web Marketing Association

Award Winning Websites Named in 96 Industries by Web Marketing Association

The winners of its 24th annual WebAward Competition for website development have been released by the Web Marketing Association. Publicis Sapient won Best of Show for their outstanding work on Mercedes-AMG. For the second year in a row, WSI was named Top Agency in the competition. All the winners can be seen at www.WebAward.org - September 09, 2020 - Web Marketing Association

Richard W. Bank, M.D. Recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Richard W. Bank, M.D. of Beverly Hills, California has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements for over 40 years in the field of surgical oncology and as a Portfolio Manager of a dedicated... - September 09, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Science of Spirituality Sponsors Major Giving Campaign During the Pandemic

Science of Spirituality Centers all over the world have been active in reaching out to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading the way is the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois, the organization’s global headquarters. Supporting and working in... - September 09, 2020 - Science of Spirituality

Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy Joins PSL Alliance and Its Global Membership to Promote Worldwide Reach Out for Paras’ Bioprocess Enzymes

Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy Joins PSL Alliance and Its Global Membership to Promote Worldwide Reach Out for Paras’ Bioprocess Enzymes

Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy (Paras Biopharma) is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the Pivotal Scientific Limited (PSL) Alliance, a network of companies operating within the biotechnology market. As part of the Company’s portfolio of microbial products, technologies and... - September 08, 2020 - Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy

FireFlex Yoga’s Train the Trainer Workshop: October 9 at Santa Clara City Fire Training Center

FireFlex Yoga’s Train the Trainer Workshop: October 9 at Santa Clara City Fire Training Center

Firefighters Are Invited to Three-Day Training to Deliver Wellness, Mitigate Injury, Increase Resilience - September 05, 2020 - FireFlex Yoga

Metro Safety’s Approach to First Aid Training in Vancouver Builds Confidence Amongst Rescuers; Boosts Willingness to Respond in Emergencies

Metro Safety’s Approach to First Aid Training in Vancouver Builds Confidence Amongst Rescuers; Boosts Willingness to Respond in Emergencies

The facility’s wide variety of programs make a safer Vancouver, by effectively combatting accident-based fatalities through safety training. - September 04, 2020 - Metro Safety Training

Mary’s Center Earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index

Today, Mary’s Center announced their “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. A record 765 health care facilities... - September 04, 2020 - Mary's Center

Sky Ridge Medical Center Reopens Free Standing Emergency Department in South Parker

Sky Ridge Medical Center is proud to announce the reopening of its Free Standing Emergency Department in Parker. - September 04, 2020 - Sky Ridge Medical Center

APTQI and WebPT Join Forces to Shape a Positive Future for Physical Therapy

As the first At-Large Member, WebPT will work with APTQI to positively impact healthcare legislation - starting with the 9% cut to Medicare payments. - September 03, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Gebhart Campaign Supports Teachers with First FDA Approved Clear Masks

Gebhart Campaign Supports Teachers with First FDA Approved Clear Masks

Endorsed Democratic candidate for Ward 9 of the Warwick City Council, Vinny Gebhart, has donated clear face masks to the Warwick Teachers Union to support teachers in the classroom during COVID-19. - September 03, 2020 - Gebhart For Warwick

Allen Interactions and Clients Garner 6 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence in Learning Awards

Allen Interactions and Clients Garner 6 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence in Learning Awards

The Brandon Hall Awards Group has awarded six HCM Excellence in Learning Awards to Allen Interactions, a leading custom learning and digital engineering company focused on performance improvement. A sought after and prestigious honor in the learning and development industry, Allen Interactions... - September 02, 2020 - Allen Interactions

Texas Hospice Creates The Caregiver’s Guide To End-Of-Life Care

Harbor Light Hospice, a Texas hospice care center, recently released a guide on end-of-life care for caregivers. This guide will give caregivers some peace of mind when caring for their ill loved one. The end-of-life process comes with many trials and tribulations. You want to make sure your loved... - September 02, 2020 - Harbor Light Hospice

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