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Six Key Microbiology Presentations from FDA, STERIS, Boehringer Ingelheim Microbiological Consulting, Parexel

SMi Group Reports: Six key microbiology presentations from FDA, STERIS, Boehringer Ingelheim Microbiological Consulting, Parexel will be discussed at SMi’s 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast Conference, which will convene as a virtual conference on April 28th and 29th, 2021 and the pre-conference virtual workshops on April 27th, 2021. - January 23, 2021 - SMi Group

AppIt Ventures Named Best Custom Software Developer in Denver by Digital.com

AppIt Ventures Named Best Custom Software Developer in Denver by Digital.com

AppIt Ventures was ranked among the most efficient firms to deliver customized systems for small businesses. - January 22, 2021 - AppIt Ventures

Firstat Nursing Services, a Clairemont Mesa Homecare Nurse, Skilled Caregiver Agency Publishes Guide on 3 Ways In-Home Care Can Improve Senior Living

Homecare Nurse Agency in Clairemont Mesa Providing Professional and Reliable Caregivers, Shares Helpful Guide on Homecare and Senior Living - January 22, 2021 - Firstat Nursing Services

Massachusetts Pharmacists Association Welcomes Maureen Judkins, Pharm.D., RPh as President

Massachusetts Pharmacists Association Welcomes Maureen Judkins, Pharm.D., RPh as President

The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association held its Annual Awards and Installation Banquet on December 16, 2020 and welcomed Ashland resident Maureen Judkins, PharmD as its 2020-2021 President. - January 21, 2021 - Massachusetts Pharmacists Association

New Industry UKARA Association Launched to Ensure UK Authorised Representative and Responsible Person Standards Expected by the UK Government

The UK Competent Authority for medical devices, the MHRA, requires manufacturers not domiciled in the UK must appoint a formal UK Responsible Person (UKRP) or UK Authorised Representative (UKAR) to be able to continue placing medical devices on the UK market. Following several months’... - January 21, 2021 - UKARA

Carisk Partners Appoints Alana Letourneau, MD, MBA to Chief Clinical Strategy Officer

Carisk Partners Appoints Alana Letourneau, MD, MBA to Chief Clinical Strategy Officer

Carisk Partners (Carisk), a specialty risk transfer and care coordination company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Alana Letourneau, MD, MBA to Chief Clinical Strategy Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Letourneau will continue to report to Joseph Berardo, Jr., CEO, Carisk. With this... - January 20, 2021 - Carisk Partners

Sativa Bliss Cannabis Boutique Opens New Cannabis Dispensary in Kitchener, Ontario

Sativa Bliss Cannabis Boutique Opens New Cannabis Dispensary in Kitchener, Ontario

Sativa Bliss Cannabis Boutique Kitchener dispensary is now open Mondays to Sundays from 10AM to 8PM. During the current COVID restrictions in Ontario, the store is only open for Curbside Pickup and Same Day Delivery if you order by 6pm. - January 20, 2021 - Sativa Bliss

HealthONE's CareNow Urgent Care is Open in Greenwood Village, CO

HealthONE’s CareNow Urgent Care is excited to announce the continuation of urgent care services at one CareNow Urgent Care that temporarily suspended services due to COVID-19 resource consolidation. The continuation of urgent care services at the CareNow Greenwood Village started Tuesday,... - January 20, 2021 - CareNow Urgent Care

Stamm Media Taps Event and Digital Marketing Veteran, John Boler, to Lead National Sales of Virtual Events and Interactive Technologies

Stamm Media Taps Event and Digital Marketing Veteran, John Boler, to Lead National Sales of Virtual Events and Interactive Technologies

John Boler to serve as Vice President – Business Development for Leading Virtual and Hybrid Event Producer and Interactive Solutions Provider, Stamm Media - January 19, 2021 - Stamm Media

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Marks 40 Years of Service to the Community

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Marks 40 Years of Service to the Community

With 40 years of serving the community, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is locally focused and nationally and internationally recognized for providing high-impact support, resources, and education to people and families facing the disease. While their dedication to families today is unwavering, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles also turns its vision to the future and commits to ensuring that anyone in need of help gets it. - January 19, 2021 - Alzheimer's Los Angeles

Elliot Nadelson, MD Joins New York Health

Elliot Nadelson, MD Joins New York Health

New York Health (NY Health) is pleased to announce board-certified Elliot Nadelson, M.D. has joined its urology team. NYHealth is the premier center for primary and specialty care services with a network of outstanding physicians specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, physical therapy, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, surgery, and urology. - January 19, 2021 - New York Health

National Early Literacy Nonprofit Organization Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Reach Out and Read welcomes new board members, Laura Bailet, Ph.D., Nathan Chomilo, MD, Nia Heard-Garris, MD, MSc, and Paul LeBlanc to the national, early literacy organization’s Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to welcome four outstanding and committed individuals to the Reach Out... - January 19, 2021 - Reach Out and Read

Janet L. Johnson Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Janet L. Johnson of Houston, Texas 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 health services. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize... - January 19, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Oceanair is Setting High Standards for Salt Therapy Industry

Oceanair is Setting High Standards for Salt Therapy Industry

When one thinks of the therapeutic use of Himalayan salt, one name comes to mind - Dr. Margaret Smiechowski. Considered to be North America’s foremost expert on Himalayan salt, Dr. Margaret single-handedly started the salt cave movement that is now sweeping the United States. Dr. Margaret... - January 16, 2021 - Oceanair

Registration Opens for SMi’s 21st Annual Pain Therapeutics Virtual Conference

SMi Reports: The leading Pain Therapeutics Conference will take place for its 21st consecutive year as a virtual conference to explore cutting edge drug discovery science and key clinical-stage pain therapies in the pipeline. - January 16, 2021 - SMi Group

AltuCell Therapeutics Announces Proof-of-Concept in Lead Programs in Type 1 Diabetes in Human Subjects; Phase 1 Pilot in Humans Has IND Approval & Trial to Begin Shortly

AltuCell Therapeutics, Inc., AltuCell announced today the achievement of approval of IND in Italy after pre-clinical proof-of-concept based on data from its two lead programs for type 1 diabetes testing of cadaver stem cell-derived islets in both human and non-human subjects. Their capsules have been implanted in people with diabetes for 5 year, demonstrating long-term safety, with no toxicity or tissue necrosis, and no rejection in any of the patients treated. - January 15, 2021 - AltuCell Therapeutics

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

New location provides access to Cleveland Clinic fellowship-trained cardiologist. - January 15, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Registration Opens for SMi’s 5th Annual Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Conference (HPAPi)

SMi Reports: The 5th Annual Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Conference (HPAPi) will take place for its 5th consecutive year as a virtual conference to explore innovations in HPAPI containment & facility design for successful manufacturing. - January 15, 2021 - SMi Group

SaszMarketPlace Restocks Its Overselling Merchandise of Natracure Cold Therapy Socks

SaszMarketPlace, a leading online ecommerce store in the USA, fervently announced the restocking of its most-selling consumer good across the states, in a press conference last Sunday. - January 14, 2021 - SaszMarketPlace

Global Excel Achieves SOC 1 & 2 Type I Certification

Global Excel Achieves SOC 1 & 2 Type I Certification

Global Excel, a leader in Healthcare Risk Management, announces that it is now officially SOC 1 & 2 Type I compliant across the organization. The SOC 1 Type I report provides organizations with assurance that internal and connected external reporting controls are properly designed and in place. - January 14, 2021 - Global Excel Management

SolarCraft Complete Solar Power Installation for West Marin Medical Center; West Marin Medical Practice Flips the Switch to Solar and Saves

SolarCraft Complete Solar Power Installation for West Marin Medical Center; West Marin Medical Practice Flips the Switch to Solar and Saves

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay clean energy provider for over 35 years, recently completed the design and installation of a 11.2 kW DC solar electric system West Marin Medical Center in Point Reyes Station, CA. - January 14, 2021 - SolarCraft

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Appoints Chief Radiation Oncologist

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Appoints Chief Radiation Oncologist

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), announced Talha Shaikh, MD, MBA, has been named chief radiation oncologist. - January 14, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

THIRA Health is Pleased to Announce a New Clinical Director

THIRA Health is Pleased to Announce a New Clinical Director

New Clinical Director Sarah Skoterro brings extensive experience to this growing mental health facility focused on the well-being of women and girls. - January 14, 2021 - THIRA Health

Dr. Lowell I. Gerber, M.D. is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as a Top 100 Doctor in the Field of Holistic Cardiology

Dr. Lowell I. Gerber, M.D. is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as a Top 100 Doctor in the Field of Holistic Cardiology

Dr. Lowell I. Gerber, M.D. is a physician/holistic cardiologist affiliated with Bio-Individual Health Strategies, LLC, Maine (www.bihmd.com) and La Luz Wellness Center, Galeana, Mexico (www.clinicofthelight.com) Dr. Gerber earned his undergraduate degree and Master’s degree in Physiology of... - January 13, 2021 - Top100 Registry Inc.

Book Publicity Services Announces the Release of Ryan A Bush's New Book "Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture"

Book Publicity Services Announces the Release of Ryan A Bush's New Book "Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture"

A bold and fascinating dive into the nuts and bolts of psychological evolution, "Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture" is part inspiring manifesto, part practical guide, all based on the teachings of ancient philosophers, spiritual teachers and cognitive scientists. The ideas and techniques it offers are all woven together into a framework to help people lead better, happier lives. - January 13, 2021 - Book Publicity Services

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs Honored as a Woman of Distinction for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs Honored as a Woman of Distinction for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

"Dr. Pam" Gumbs of Berkeley, California has been honored as a Woman of Distinction for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 40 years in the pharmaceutical field. Each quarter... - January 13, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Applewood Our House Ready to Welcome New Residents with Staff, Current Residents Receiving COVID Vaccinations

Even though the world is in the midst of the COVID pandemic, there are still Denver-area families that need help with their family members who have dementia and other memory needs. All five of Applewood Our House Assisted Living Memory Care group homes have been able to stay open and safely care... - January 13, 2021 - Applewood Our House

OrthoNeuro Strengthens C-Suite Executive Team with Two Promotions

OrthoNeuro Strengthens C-Suite Executive Team with Two Promotions

OrthoNeuro, a multi-disciplinary practice of board-certified physicians has announced the promotion of Jacqueline Petty to Chief Administrative Officer and Brian Hart to Chief Operating Officer. Both Hart and Petty join Dr. Larry Todd, President of OrthoNeuro, and newly elected Senior Vice... - January 11, 2021 - OrthoNeuro

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

If you've had the COVID-19 vaccine, or involved in a vaccination roll out team/plan, these "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!" buttons effectively let others know you've been vaccinated. These buttons are exactly the same design as stickers given to folks after getting the Pfizer or Moderna Covid-19 vaccination. Using the official CDC design, these I've been vaccinated buttons are a universal indicator that you've been inoculated, and encourage other to follow your lead. - January 11, 2021 - I've Had It

6AMRun.com Has a New Website, New Products and More for the New Year

6AMRun.com Has a New Website, New Products and More for the New Year

6AM Run has been on to something this past year. They have kept people active and motivated through the tough year that 2020 was and they are bringing in that same energy for 2021. When the pandemic hit, many people were not sure how to feel. Everything was shutting down, including gyms. For a lot... - January 10, 2021 - 6AM Run LLC

Company Offers Cost Support for Eligible COVID-19-Related Organizations

Company Offers Cost Support for Eligible COVID-19-Related Organizations

The CarePrecise LLC database of U.S. healthcare providers is available at cost reductions of up to 50% to organizations engaged in COVID-19 response. The database of all U.S. healthcare providers offers the ability to contact healthcare providers via multiple channels, including postal mail, telephone, fax, and email, and is used to research care availability by geographic area. - January 08, 2021 - CarePrecise LLC

Gaylan Hendricks Scheduled to Deliver Keynote Address at Medicare Gurus Mastermind Conference

Gaylan Hendricks Scheduled to Deliver Keynote Address at Medicare Gurus Mastermind Conference

Gaylan Hendricks, CEO of health insurance company Senior Security Benefits, announced she will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming Medicare Gurus Mastermind conference in late February 2021. - January 07, 2021 - Senior Security Benefits, Inc.

SCPC Seeks Specific Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Patient-Facing Long-Term Care Pharmacy Staff

By Overlooking Necessary Health Care Personnel Who Provide Essential Services in Long Term Care Facilities, Public-Health Decision Makers Put Patients at Greater Risk - January 06, 2021 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Immundiagnostik, Inc. Launches New Website to Support Research and Clinical Laboratories

Immundiagnostik, Inc. Launches New Website to Support Research and Clinical Laboratories

Immundiagnostik, Inc., a North American immunoassay provider, has launched its new website to support research and clinical laboratories working toward improving patient care. The site offers a more convenient way for labs of all sizes to purchase immunoassays and other diagnostic detection tools, as well as learn about lab support and customized bulk packaging services. More information can be found at https://idkna.com - January 05, 2021 - Immundiagnostik, Inc.

Bench International Launches "Bank of Women"

Bench International Launches "Bank of Women"

First of Its Kind Program Features 550+ Executive Women Leaders for Board Seats and the C-Suite - January 05, 2021 - Bench International

Stanford Healthcare Loses in Appeals Court, Accused of Alleged $468 Million Dollar Healthcare Billing Fraud

Stanford Healthcare Loses in Appeals Court, Accused of Alleged $468 Million Dollar Healthcare Billing Fraud

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected Stanford Healthcare’s (formerly Stanford Hospitals and Clinic) argument in the U.S. government’s case against Stanford Healthcare for nearly $500 million dollars of alleged Medicare billing fraud. In entering its ruling against the... - January 05, 2021 - GJLaw

APTQI Charitable Giving Program Supports Organizations Encouraging Diversity Across the Physical Therapy Profession

APTQI donations will be used to support scholarship and outreach initiatives. - January 04, 2021 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Studies Reveal CBD May Protect Against COVID-19; OC Wellness Solutions' CBD Tinctures and Oils Available

Studies Reveal CBD May Protect Against COVID-19; OC Wellness Solutions' CBD Tinctures and Oils Available

Clinical trials have shown CBD could be effective in reducing the cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients. - January 04, 2021 - OC Wellness Solutions

New York Health Acquires Three Village Family Medicine

New York Health Acquires Three Village Family Medicine

New York Health is pleased to announce that primary care practice, formerly known as Three Village Family Medicine, will now be part of New York Health. Internist, Pollytia I. Panagiotou, MD, and Physician Assistant, Lisa Rizzuto, MS, PA-C will be practicing at the office located at 7 S Jersey Ave... - January 01, 2021 - New York Health

New York Health Welcomes Nephrologist to Practice

New York Health Welcomes Nephrologist to Practice

New York Health is pleased to announce board-certified Darren S. Kaufman, MD, MS has joined its nephrology team and will be practicing at 2500 Route 347, Bldg. #14A Stony Brook, NY 11790. nyhealth.com/new-york-health-welcomes-nephrologist-to-practice-2/ Dr. Kaufman has special interest and... - January 01, 2021 - New York Health

SottoPelle® Recognizes Cheryl Felt, MSN, APN-C for Outstanding Contributions to BHRT and her Quality Care for Her Patients

SottoPelle® announces its "Featured Provider Series" showcasing various Providers that have made a difference to their patients, offering leading-edge Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). - January 01, 2021 - SottoPelle Therapy

Moms Take on the World for Sick Kids

Moms Take on the World for Sick Kids

Inspired by their children's fight for survival, moms take on the world for treatment of devastating birth defect to save other peoples' children. - December 31, 2020 - CDH International

Testrite Introduces Vaccine Distribution Support Products

Testrite Introduces Vaccine Distribution Support Products

The COVID-19 vaccine could be the largest vaccination effort in U.S. history. A nationwide roll out of the vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna is already underway. To assist with these efforts, Testrite Visual has launched its line of vaccine hardware and signage solutions. Products include: -... - December 31, 2020 - Testrite Visual

Carnivore Meat Company Donates UV Equipment to Health Care Systems for Medical Mask Sterilization

Carnivore Meat Company Donates UV Equipment to Health Care Systems for Medical Mask Sterilization

Ultra-premium freeze-dried pet food manufacturer, Carnivore Meat Company, has announced the donation of its UV sterilization equipment to two local health care systems: HSHS hospitals in Eastern Wisconsin (St. Vincent Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; St. Clare... - December 31, 2020 - Carnivore Meat Company

mumms Software Announces New Clinical Workflow in Hummingbird EMR – SmartChart - Bringing Monumental Change to the Hospice EMR Industry

Kicking off the new year, mumms Software unveiled the new dashboard and workflow for hospice clinicians in its groundbreaking hospice EMR, Hummingbird. The highly anticipated new workflow will put patient data at the forefront of care improving the lives of hospice clinicians and their... - December 31, 2020 - mumms Software

MedCare Medical Devices Canada Introduces Osentia Test Kit - New Weapon in the Fight Against Osteoporosis

Osentia is a patented, Health Canada approved, professional laboratory test that uses Raman Spectroscopy screening technology to assess a patient’s risk of fragility fractures due to Osteoporosis. - December 31, 2020 - MedCare Medical Devices Canada

A Novel Treatment Modality for COVID-19: Global Cancer Technology is Developing a Nanoparticle Which May Selectively Target, Bind and Inactivate Coronavirus Virions

A Novel Treatment Modality for COVID-19: Global Cancer Technology is Developing a Nanoparticle Which May Selectively Target, Bind and Inactivate Coronavirus Virions

Global Cancer Technology, an emerging biopharmaceutical company, is developing a novel treatment modality to selectively kill the COVID-19 virus. - December 30, 2020 - Global Cancer Technology

Fusion Medical Staffing Increases Workforce Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Fusion Medical Staffing Increases Workforce Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

When the pandemic hit full force earlier in March, the need for traveling healthcare professionals increased, particularly in hot spot cities that were short of healthcare workers. Fusion Medical Staffing saw the importance of preparing internal staff to help with such a large task, while keeping everyone safe and healthy. - December 29, 2020 - Fusion Medical Staffing

OKAN Launches Hot Flash Relief, Maca and Ashwagandha by OKAN Vitamins

OKAN Launches Hot Flash Relief, Maca and Ashwagandha by OKAN Vitamins

OKAN, a start-up in the women’s health and wellness industry and the maker of OKAN Vitamins, today announced the launch of Hot Flash Relief, Maca and Ashwagandha by OKAN Vitamins (www.okanvitamins.com). This new women’s vitamin line addresses issues of menstruation, menopause, and the... - December 28, 2020 - OKAN Vitamins

Metro Safety’s Certified Training Course Brings Silica Awareness to Workers Across British Columbia

Metro Safety’s Certified Training Course Brings Silica Awareness to Workers Across British Columbia

The training program includes guidance for workers who are exposed to asbestos, lead and silica, in line with the WORKSAFEBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation Part 6. - December 25, 2020 - Metro Safety Training

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