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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

Female Urologist Joins New York Health

Female Urologist Joins New York Health

New York Health (NY Health) is pleased to announce that Lauren B. Schulz, D.O., has joined its practice. Through a multi-specialty network of physicians, NY Health is one of the leading community healthcare practices treating a wide range of conditions. The NY Health Center for Urology features... - September 01, 2020 - New York Health

Medcom Benefit Solutions Integrates Enrich Financial Wellness Platform Into Consumer-Driven Health Plan Portfolio

Medcom Benefit Solutions Integrates Enrich Financial Wellness Platform Into Consumer-Driven Health Plan Portfolio

Medcom Benefit Solutions is offering Enrich Financial Wellness to help participants better understand consumer-driven health plans, including Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA), while improving overall financial health. - September 01, 2020 - iGrad

Tammie E. Ward Honored as a Woman of the Month for August 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Tammie E. Ward Honored as a Woman of the Month for August 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Tammie E. Ward of Cordova, Tennessee has been honored as a Woman of the Month for August 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of non-profit mentoring and mental health programs. Each month... - September 01, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Mississippi Hair Restoration Announces Dr. Michael Kanosky Named New Medical Director for American Medical Podcast and Mississippi Affiliate

Mississippi Hair Restoration Announces Dr. Michael Kanosky Named New Medical Director for American Medical Podcast and Mississippi Affiliate

Mississippi plastic surgeon, Michael Kanosky, MD, FACS, of Mississippi Hair Restoration and The Face & Body Center, has been named the new Medical Director of the American Medical Podcast (AMP) and their Mississippi affiliate. - August 31, 2020 - Kansoky MS Hair Restoration

Sonya Dunbar Appointed Crest & Oral B’s Key Opinion Leader

Sonya Dunbar Appointed Crest & Oral B’s Key Opinion Leader

Sonya Dunbar R.D.H., M.H.A., has been appointed Crest & Oral B's Diversity & Inclusion Leader. Sonya has over 28 years of clinical, private, and academic experience in dental hygiene. Sonya, also known as the Geriatric Toothfairy(TM), is a philanthropist and advocate for aging adults in... - August 29, 2020 - Sonya Dunbar

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

Swedish Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Gray, RN, MHA, NEA-BC, as Swedish Medical Center's new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Gray will join the executive team and will be responsible for driving, supporting, and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement,... - August 29, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

NADIA Skin Announces Anti-Aging Breakthrough in Skincare

NADIA Skin Announces Anti-Aging Breakthrough in Skincare

A breakthrough treatment in holistic health, integrative medicine and detoxification is now making its way into high-end skincare. Avior Nutritionals has announced the launch of a skincare line specializing in an ingredient previously reserved for clinical settings - NAD+. NAD+ is a coenzyme found... - August 28, 2020 - Avior Nutritionals- NADIA Skin

The City of Rolla, MO Selects Power Wellness; Moves the Centre Towards Medical Integration

The City of Rolla, MO Selects Power Wellness; Moves the Centre Towards Medical Integration

The City of Rolla, Missouri (Rolla) has selected Power Wellness Management to manage the Centre, a 63,000 sq. ft. community recreation facility located in Rolla, Missouri and opened in 2002. Power Wellness was chosen following a comprehensive selection process, based on their qualifications, fees and strategic vision to expand programming, increase utilization and foster medical integration. - August 28, 2020 - Power Wellness Management

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Unveils Temperature Kiosk

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Unveils Temperature Kiosk

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. teams with Data Display Systems, LLC to provide a temperature check kiosk solution for workplace health screening. - August 27, 2020 - Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.

Natural Medilube® Offers Ultra-Safe Lubricant to Fertility Clinics & Birthing Centers; Expectant Moms Can Now Protect Their Own Health & That of Their Newborns

Natural Medilube® Offers Ultra-Safe Lubricant to Fertility Clinics & Birthing Centers; Expectant Moms Can Now Protect Their Own Health & That of Their Newborns

Natural Medilube® offers a solution to a major health crisis at fertility clinics and birthing centers across North America that are using paraben-laced and petroleum-based lubricants on pregnant and TTC (Trying to Conceive) moms. Natural Medilube is 100%-plant-based and completely free of all petroleum, parabens and fragrances, thereby, promoting a healthy vaginal biome. - August 27, 2020 - Natural Medilube

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Only Facility in the Rocky Mountain Region to Offer FDA Approved Bone Anchored Prosthesis

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is among only a handful in the nation and the only facility in the Rocky Mountain region to offer amputees an FDA approved innovative new prosthetic option. Osseointegration is a surgical procedure that allows a prosthesis to anchor directly to bone by inserting a metal implant into the bone that then attaches directly to a prosthesis. For many patients with above knee amputations, this new method provides dramatic improvement in physical functioning. - August 27, 2020 - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Local Nonprofit Autism Shifts Takes Mission Global Due to COVID-19

Local Nonprofit Autism Shifts Takes Mission Global Due to COVID-19

Local nonprofit Autism Shifts has provided specialized training, resources, and connection opportunities to educate and empower the Autism community in Tampa Bay, Florida, for more than a decade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nonprofit has now made a shift to online programming,... - August 27, 2020 - Autism Shifts

Summer Camps Successfully Prevented and Mitigated COVID-19 Transmission, Says New CDC Study

Summer Camps Successfully Prevented and Mitigated COVID-19 Transmission, Says New CDC Study

Results Demonstrate Successful Operation of Overnight Summer Camps with Use of Layered, Evidence-Based Strategies - August 26, 2020 - American Camp Association

New eClinical Platform Strategic Analysis & Competitive Landscape Report

Survey Quantifies eClinical Platform Use and Satisfaction and Identifies Dramatic Perceptual Changes - August 26, 2020 - Life Science Strategy Group, LLC

Inc. Magazine Revealed That SMB Networks LLC is No. 2808 on Its Annual Inc. 5000 List, the Most Prestigious Ranking of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. Magazine Revealed That SMB Networks LLC is No. 2808 on Its Annual Inc. 5000 List, the Most Prestigious Ranking of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SMB Networks, LLC Ranks No. 2808 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 list nationwide, ranks No. 21 in Connecticut and ranks number 3 in New Haven with 3-year revenue growth of 142%. - August 24, 2020 - SMB Networks LLC

CloudWave’s Mike Donahue, Director, Receives Patriot Award

CloudWave’s Mike Donahue, Director, Receives Patriot Award

U.S. Air Force Guard member Osmandy Polanco is a Technical Consultant at CloudWave. Airman Polanco recently returned from a stateside mission and nominated his then direct supervisor, Mike Donahue at CloudWave, for the Patriot Award. The Patriot Award is established through the Employer Support of... - August 24, 2020 - CloudWave

As COVID-19 Raises Chronic Illness Fears, Life Insurers Defend Against Chronic and Critical Illness Claims

The Center for Life Insurance Disputes serves life insurance policyholders from the beginning to get claims related to COVID-19 paid. - August 21, 2020 - The Center for Life Insurance Disputes

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes high standards of patient care. - August 21, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

HomeHealth24x7 Combats Coronavirus with Wearables and Telemonitoring

Patient cohorts with multiple chronic health conditions, and those over 60 are particularly susceptible to influenza and Coronavirus epidemics. Not only are Home Health Care and Assisted Living Facility patients at increased risk, but those risks are also increased for care providers, and even... - August 20, 2020 - HomeHealth24x7

M. Carole Jordal, RNFA Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

M. Carole Jordal, RNFA of Tucson, Arizona has been honored as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About M. Carole Jordal, RNFA M. Carole Jordal retired after... - August 19, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

PPE: COVID-Related Profits Contributed to Non-profits

The newly launched Battle COVID Movement (www.BattleCovid.org) is a unique social enterprise selling PPE and UVC sterilization and disinfection equipment and distributing 100% of net profits to charities supporting vulnerable populations. - August 19, 2020 - Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation

Speak Up and Stay Alive Announces - New Amazon Best Seller Anthology - Highway to Heart, Humor, and Honesty in Healthcare

Thirty one healthcare experts share real-life experiences and advice to help patients and providers come together to achieve safer healthcare outcomes. - August 19, 2020 - Speak Up and Stay Alive

Molecular Products Group Wins 2020 Colorado Manufacturing Awards Bioscience Manufacturer of the Year

Molecular Products Group Wins 2020 Colorado Manufacturing Awards Bioscience Manufacturer of the Year

Molecular Products Group was awarded the Bioscience Manufacturer of the year at the fifth annual event of the Colorado Manufacturing Awards, co-hosted by CompanyWeek and Manufacturers Edge. Finalists competed in 14 industry and achievement categories. The Bioscience Manufacturer of the year award... - August 18, 2020 - Molecular Products

Jewish Children’s Book About COVID-19 Leaps to #1 on Amazon

Jewish Children’s Book About COVID-19 Leaps to #1 on Amazon

A new picture book that teaches preschoolers about wearing a mask, washing hands, and staying home when sick, went to number one in its category on Amazon just two days after launch. - August 18, 2020 - Morah Leora

Bench International Brings Diversity of Experience, Ethnicity and Gender with Launch of Executive Recruiting Hub in Boston

Bench International Brings Diversity of Experience, Ethnicity and Gender with Launch of Executive Recruiting Hub in Boston

Nova Diop Joins Firm to Lead Efforts to Meet Talent Demands of Nation’s Largest Life Science Cluster. - August 17, 2020 - Bench International

ITnBM Announces Back-to-Work Initiative, Starting with AI Thermal Protect

ITnBM Announces Back-to-Work Initiative, Starting with AI Thermal Protect

AI Thermal Protect is the ideal safe, effective and highly accurate temperature measurement system for any industry. It is contact-free and fast for multi-person screening environments. It can be configured to send visual or audio alerts as well as providing a visual cue on a monitor to the operator. - August 15, 2020 - ITnBM

Family Foot and Leg Center, P.A. Welcomes Kaitlyn L. Ward, DPM, AACFAS, Certified ABPM

Dr. Kaitlyn Ward joins Family Foot and Leg Center, a premier foot and ankle center in SWFL. She will be seeing patients starting August 24, 2020 at FFLC Naples, Fl office. - August 15, 2020 - Family Foot and Leg Center, P.A.

Cognivive Inc. Announces World’s First Prescription Interactive Rehabilitation Device Under New FDA Regulation

Cognivive Inc. is digital medicine company that develops neurorehabilitation treatments, delivered in the form of highly motivating virtual reality games that patients use at home to speed and improve recovery from stroke, monitored and guided by treating clinicians. Theirs is the first prescription interactive rehabilitation device under new FDA regulation. Cognivive's remote-use treatments are the perfect solution to the challenges posed to neurorehabilitation care by COVID-19. - August 15, 2020 - Cognivive

University Hospitals Quality Care Network Joins the Population Health Alliance

University Hospitals Quality Care Network Joins the Population Health Alliance

Physician-lead ACO joins national industry trade association in collective pursuit of improved health outcomes. - August 14, 2020 - Population Health Alliance

Fusion Medical Staffing Leads the Healthcare Travel Industry by Launching a Traveler-First Website

Fusion Medical Staffing Leads the Healthcare Travel Industry by Launching a Traveler-First Website

Fusion Medical Staffing, launched new features and functionalities that focuses on putting medical travelers in control of their own healthcare travel careers. - August 14, 2020 - Fusion Medical Staffing

SMi’s Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast Conference - A Virtual Conference with Remote Access Only

SMi Reports: SMi Group have made the decision due to travel restrictions to open the conference and workshops to all microbiologists by transforming it into a virtual-remote online access event only on October 28 and 29 2020. - August 14, 2020 - SMi Group

American Academy of Periodontology Stresses the Importance of Periodontal Health During COVID-19

Periodontists are taking extra precautions to protect patient safety during global pandemic. - August 13, 2020 - American Academy of Periodontology

DynaMed® Founder Launches Computable Publishing LLC

DynaMed® Founder Launches Computable Publishing LLC

Computable Publishing LLC is a new company with a mission to enable standard-based machine-interpretable expression of healthcare and scientific research. The founder makes a grand mission change 25 years after creating DynaMed® which scaled to provide curated evidence and guidance at the point of care to more than a million clinicians. Computable Publishing will make science machine-interpretable to enable artificial intelligence and much greater efficiency of reporting scientific results. - August 13, 2020 - Computable Publishing LLC

Swedish Medical Center Offers Colorado’s Longest Running Robotic Heart Surgery Program for Mitral Valve Patients

Swedish Medical Center Offers Colorado’s Longest Running Robotic Heart Surgery Program for Mitral Valve Patients

The robotic procedure is minimally invasive and provides an alternative to traditional open-heart surgery. - August 13, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Helene Sarah Kouassi Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Helene Sarah Kouassi Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Helene Sarah Kouassi of Stratford, Connecticut has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R (Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of home healthcare. These important women exemplify tenacity. They... - August 13, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

93 Bipartisan Lawmakers Send Letter to House Leadership on Need to Waive Budget Neutrality Rules to Protect Patient Access to Specialty Care

Letter highlights how Medicare cuts to specialty providers are ill-conceived, sizeable and threaten provider stability and patient access amid the COVID-19 public health emergency. - August 11, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Latest EzCheckPrinting and Virtual Printer Software Offers QB Nonprofit Organizations, Compatibility

Halfpricesoft.com has ensured Quickbooks customers that are utilizing EzCheckPrinting and virtual printer combo compatibility for non-profit use. Test drive at no cost or obligation at halfpricesoft.com. - August 11, 2020 - Halfpricesoft

Careington Announces Nationwide Launch of the GetMoreRx Discount Prescription Program

Careington International Corporation, a national leader in the non-insured health care benefits space, announced today the nationwide launch of its new GetMoreRx discount prescription program. Through this program, individuals and their families can receive discounts on their name-brand and generic... - August 08, 2020 - Careington International Corporation

New Study Highlights Exciting Potential of Umbilical Cord Tissue to Treat COVID-19

COVID-19 patients administered with Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) from cord tissue all recover from disease. - Cord tissue cells shown to promote tissue repair and regeneration and support normal function of immune system. - Insception Lifebank is Canada’s first and largest cord blood... - August 07, 2020 - Insception

THROMBOLEX™ Inc. First Patient Enrolled in the RESCUE Trial for Treatment of Acute Submassive Pulmonary Embolism

THROMBOLEX™ Inc. has announced that it has enrolled the first patient in its pivotal RESCUE trial for the treatment of patients with acute submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) using the BASHIR® Endovascular Catheter, under an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) from the FDA. RESCUE is a... - August 06, 2020 - Thrombolex, Inc.

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