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NHPCO Releases Findings from Palliative Care Needs Survey at National Conference Focusing on Interdisciplinary Team

Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals Gather in New Orleans at IDC 2018. - November 05, 2018 - National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Vietnam Women's Memorial to Commemorate 25th Anniversary

Vietnam Women's Memorial to Commemorate 25th Anniversary

Veterans Day weekend events set to honor women veterans of the Vietnam era - October 26, 2018 - Eastern National

SFATA Executive Director Announces the "Save The Vape" Campaign - the Trade Association’s Voice to Combat Forces Trying to Eliminate Vaping

SFATA Executive Director Announces the "Save The Vape" Campaign - the Trade Association’s Voice to Combat Forces Trying to Eliminate Vaping

Today, Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Executive Director, Mark Anton, announces the “Save The Vape” program, a multi-media initiative dedicated to saving the vapor industry from excessive regulation and taxation, biased science, inaccurate reporting, and unfair... - October 25, 2018 - SFATA

Grants to Study Imaging Technology Use for Pain Management Included in New Opioids Law

Legislation Recently Signed by the President will Promote the Development of Ultrasound-Guided Technology as an Alternative to Opioid-Based Pain Management. - October 24, 2018 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Upright Labs Brings New Technology Solutions to Resale Industry

Upright Labs Brings New Technology Solutions to Resale Industry

Upright Labs debuts 2 new products for the resale industry with a focus to improve supply chain management, inventory management, and e-commerce distribution. - October 24, 2018 - Upright Labs

Court Seals Documents in Stubblefield Case

Court Seals Documents in Stubblefield Case

Documents pertaining to the rape allegation against Former NFL Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year Dana William Stubblefield have been formally sealed and will not be available to the press or public, in order to “avoid embarrassment to the complaining witness,” court filings show. - October 22, 2018 - The Rosenfeld Law Firm

CardioVascular Coalition Commends Bipartisan Lawmakers for Warning Against Proposed Cuts to Revascularization Services

CVC supports bipartisan group of lawmakers for signing letter to CMS opposing the proposed 30% cut in the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule. - October 19, 2018 - CardioVascular Coalition

MITA Commends New Research Paper Demonstrating the Many Flaws of the Medical Device Tax

Pacific Research Institute Calls on Congress to Complete Unfinished Bipartisan Business and Repeal the Device Tax. - October 16, 2018 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Taste of DC Welcomes Chase as the Premier Partner for Taste of DC 2018

Taste of DC Welcomes Chase as the Premier Partner for Taste of DC 2018

Bank celebrates first branches in the Greater Washington region by sponsoring the region's largest culinary festival. - October 16, 2018 - The Taste of DC

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Launches "Empowerment Exchange" in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) in Rockville, MD is urging women with disabilities to ask themselves when is the last time they were screened for breast cancer. Breast cancer is a major public health concern for all women, including women with disabilities. Women with... - October 16, 2018 - American Association on Health and Disability

DVAC Commends Bipartisan Lawmakers for Opposing Proposed Medicare Cuts to Vascular Access Services for Dialysis Patients

A group of bipartisan lawmakers warn HHS that unprecedented 62% reimbursement rate reduction to vascular access services would have serious impacts on patients with kidney disease. - October 15, 2018 - Dialysis Vascular Access Coalition

The Best of Elearning! 2018 Finalists Revealed -- Executives Nominate 73 Solutions Across 23 Categories for Excellence

The 14th Annual Best of Elearning! Awards revealed the finalist for the 2018 best-in-class solutions. The industry's exclusive users choice awards honors 73 brands across 23 categories. - October 15, 2018 - Elearning! Magazine

Shirley A. Brannon Recognized as a Woman of Empowerment by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Shirley A. Brannon Recognized as a Woman of Empowerment by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Shirley A. Brannon of Martinsburg, West Virginia has been recognized as a Woman of Empowerment by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of automotive repair services for trucks and for inventing. - October 13, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Helping High School Students Begin a Prosperous Collegiate Journey: The Pearl & Ivy Educational Foundation and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Host 6th Annual College Fair

The Pearl and Ivy Educational Foundation (PIEF), in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Xi Omega Chapter will hold its 6th Annual College Fair on Saturday, October 13 at Paul Public Charter School. The college fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. High school... - October 12, 2018 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Xi Omega Chapter

Hospitality Veteran Kris Intress Returns with Fit Farm - the Nation's First

Hospitality Veteran Kris Intress Returns with Fit Farm - the Nation's First

Fit Farm - founded by hospitality veteran, is poised to challenge the status quo. - October 11, 2018 - Fit Farm

Preliminary Laboratory Testing Indicates Positive Outcome in the Treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

Preliminary Laboratory Testing Indicates Positive Outcome in the Treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

The Legg Calve Perthes Foundation, in partnership with Dr. Harry Kim of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas has been selected to showcase preliminary laboratory results of this research at the 2018 National... - October 11, 2018 - Legg Calve Perthes Foundation

SCPC: CVS Health-Aetna Merger Emblematic of Growing Arms Race to Consolidate, Control Seniors’ Access to Prescription Drugs

Commenting on the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DoJ) conditional approval today of CVS Health's $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, which clears the way for a monumental entity combining health insurance, provider and pharmacy services if Aetna sheds its primary Medicare drug business, the... - October 10, 2018 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

reStart Events to Host 2 Huge Hiring & Networking Events Around DC This Month:

reStart Events to Host 2 Huge Hiring & Networking Events Around DC This Month:

reStart, the most successful hiring & networking events for Cleared Professionals, is pleased to announce the lineup of companies participating in the special afternoon / evening events this month: An Active Security Clearance is Required. Monday, October 29th BWI Hilton Register:... - October 10, 2018 - reStartEvents.com, Inc.

Meridian Partners International Announces New Member Firms in Brazil and Argentina

Meridian Partners International Announces New Member Firms in Brazil and Argentina

South Star Human Capital in Argentina, and Reciprhocal HR in Brazil join Pitcairn Partners in the US, JAH! Consulting in Holland, and Guru Management in India as members of Meridian Partners International, a global network of talent management and talent acquisition consulting firms. - October 10, 2018 - Pitcairn Partners LLC

The National Fitness Foundation Names Sports Marketing Executive  LaRhonda Burley as Vice President

The National Fitness Foundation Names Sports Marketing Executive LaRhonda Burley as Vice President

The National Fitness Foundation, the official nonprofit of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, has announced LaRhonda Burley as its new Vice President of Partnerships & Marketing. The National Fitness Foundation was congressionally chartered in 2010 to support and... - October 10, 2018 - National Fitness Foundation

Leavitt Partners’ Anne Marie Polak to Keynote Luncheon at Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit

The Population Health Alliance (PHA) has announced that Anne Marie Polak, Senior Director at Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence business founded by former HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt, will keynote the PHA Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit luncheon on Thursday, October 11, 2018, in... - October 10, 2018 - Population Health Alliance

Vapor Industry Answers the FDA's Call on Youth Prevention of e-Cigarettes

Vapor Industry Answers the FDA's Call on Youth Prevention of e-Cigarettes

The American E-liquid Manufacturing Standards Association (AEMSA) and the Smoke-Free Alternative Trade Association (SFATA) announce the launch of a joint-venture, comprehensive Youth Education, Protection, and Prevention program – the YEPP program. As industry leaders in youth vapor product... - October 04, 2018 - SFATA

Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform Praises Proposed OPPS Rule

Advocacy group calls proposed rule step in the right direction, asks for more changes to advance payment parity across sites of service. - October 03, 2018 - Alliance For Site Neutral Payment Reform

Office Liquidation Solutions and Phoenix Computers Partner to Help Students and Children

Office Liquidation Solutions and Phoenix Computers Partner to Help Students and Children

OLS has partnered with Phoenix Computers, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit that refurbishes computers for low income students, families and disabled clients in the Washington area in order to provide upgraded computers to those in need. - October 02, 2018 - OLS Trading, Inc.

MITA Applauds Introduction of Senate Legislation to Cover CT Colonography for Medicare Beneficiaries, Calls for National Coverage Decision

Data show CT Colonography effective in identifying colorectal cancers in seniors and increasing screening in most-at-risk populations. - October 01, 2018 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Workplaceless Announces Launch of First Ever Remote Work Certification Program in an Effort to Support Growing Demand of Remote Careers

Workplaceless proves the future is offsite in a new Remote Work Certification program aimed towards professionals looking for remote job success. Individuals taking the course will be trained in seven core competencies that prepare them to succeed in remote jobs. The program provides best practices... - October 01, 2018 - Workplaceless

Congressional Kidney Caucus Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing Highlighting Need for Increased Investment and Resource Coordination to Address Nation’s Kidney Disease Epidemic

Participants from Congress, HHS, NIH and the Kidney Community Discuss Private-Public Partnership to Advance Care, Research & Innovation for Individuals with Kidney Diseases, Kidney Failure, and Kidney Transplants - September 28, 2018 - Kidney Care Partners

The Vital Public-Private Partnership in Kidney Care

Participants from Congress, HHS, NIH and the Kidney Community to Discuss Advancing Care, Research & Innovation for Individuals with Kidney Diseases, Kidney Failure and Kidney Transplants - September 26, 2018 - Kidney Care Partners

Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association Goes International

Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association Goes International

Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association Joins North American Alliance. - September 24, 2018 - SFATA

D.C. Youth Rally Around Anti-Violence Peace Ride on National Mall

Hundreds Expected to Attend Peace Ride to Prevent Youth Violence - September 24, 2018 - One Common Unity

Gregory J. Paul, MA Recognized as Man of the Year for 2019 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Gregory J. Paul, MA of Silver Spring, Maryland has been recognized as Man of the Year for 2019 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the field of healthcare. About Gregory J. Paul, MA Gregory Paul is a Nurse... - September 22, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

The Elliott School of International Affairs Receive Prestigious Title VI Grants

The Elliott School of International Affairs Receive Prestigious Title VI Grants

The Elliott School of International Affairs’ Sigur Center for Asian Studies, the GW Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS) and the Institute for Middle East Studies (IMES) have been awarded approximately $3 million in grant funding under the U.S. Department of Education’s prestigious... - September 21, 2018 - Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU

My First Lab Goes for Gold; STEM Educational Toy Creators Win Prestigious Industry Award

My First Lab Goes for Gold; STEM Educational Toy Creators Win Prestigious Industry Award

My First Lab captures the hearts of parents and children worldwide with the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award (2018). Each year, the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award (2018) is bestowed upon the top toys in the industry. C & A Scientific’s STEM-focused toy line, My First Lab, has gained this prestigious honor in 2018, beating out hundreds of other offerings. - September 18, 2018 - My First Lab

Population Health Alliance Announces Don Wright, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, as a Featured Keynote Speaker at Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit

The Population Health Alliance (PHA) has announced that Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will keynote the PHA Capitol Caucus and Innovation Summit in Washington, DC, with his address, “Healthy People 2030... - September 15, 2018 - Population Health Alliance

MedPAC Comment Letter Calls for Competitive Bidding Program Reform

CQRC applauds MedPAC for recognizing the need to reform the flawed bidding process for home respiratory therapy and services, which threatens patients’ access to lifesaving oxygen. - September 13, 2018 - CQRC

Mission Microwave Updates Orders and Progress

Mission Microwave Updates Orders and Progress

Innovative Manufacturer of High Performance, Lightweight, Solid State Power Amplifiers for Satellite Communications Confirms Major Orders and Design Wins. - September 12, 2018 - Mission Microwave

International OCD Foundation Announces the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk on October 6th to Kick-Off OCD Awareness Week

International OCD Foundation Announces the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk on October 6th to Kick-Off OCD Awareness Week

This year, to kick-off OCD Awareness Week, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) will invite members of the broader mental health community, including related mental health organizations, to come together at the National Mall in Washington D.C. to advocate and raise awareness at the Mental Health Advocacy Capital Walk. - September 11, 2018 - International OCD Foundation

MyDentistVA - Tips on Maintaining Good Oral Health in 2018

MyDentistVA - Tips on Maintaining Good Oral Health in 2018

At MyDentistVA, they emphasize the importance of healthy habits to prevent cavities and tooth decay. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day doesn't take up much time. These 2 simple habits can save you thousands of dollars in dental work in the future. Most insurance plans cover bi-annual teeth cleaning. Take advantage of these covered cleanings and use them as an opportunity to identify problems early on. - September 11, 2018 - MyDentistVA

Cecelia E. Ford Honored as a VIP for 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Cecelia E. Ford Honored as a VIP for 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Cecelia E. Ford of Washington, D.C. has been honored as a VIP for 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 40 years in the field of physical education. These important women exemplify tenacity. They... - September 11, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

DrainThatPain Announces Breakthrough for Chronic Pain Elimination Using Holistic Energy Technique

DrainThatPain Announces Breakthrough for Chronic Pain Elimination Using Holistic Energy Technique

Joanna Cameron of McLean, VA is the Founder of DrainThatPain - a holistic energy therapy for chronic pain elimination using active imagination. She is celebrating the first International Pain Elimination Day on September 14th and invites your presence. Her documentary, DrainThatPain is completed and will look for distribution via Film Festivals. The book is in the works. DrainThatPain is "bringing heaven to earth." - September 10, 2018 - TranceLady Productions, Inc.

Millennium Strategic Investments Launches Premiere  Real Estate Private Equity Fund in Washington D.C.

Millennium Strategic Investments Launches Premiere Real Estate Private Equity Fund in Washington D.C.

Millennium Strategic Investments specializes in lucrative real estate acquisitions in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. We are committed to identifying, analyzing and implementing strategies that result in consistent, above-average returns. - September 10, 2018 - Millennium Strategic Investments

Atomic Wings, a Game Day Tradition, Adds Prizes in Fall Football Giveaway

Football fans, celebrating their other favorite fall pastime - Authentic, Awesome, Atomic Wings have even more to cheer about as Atomic Wings announces weekly prize drawings, and a 55" Smart TV grand prize. - September 06, 2018 - Atomic Wings

New PAD Task Force Joins Lawmakers in Calling for Policies to Reduce Amputations for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease

PAD Task Force urges lawmakers to support establishment of intragovernmental workgroup on amputation reduction and oppose proposed Medicare cuts to PAD treatments. - September 06, 2018 - CardioVascular Coalition

Wholesale7 Optimizes Their Website and Launches Hair Wigs Collection

To improve user experience, Wholesale7 has optimized their website and launches Fall collection and hair wigs collection. - September 06, 2018 - Wholesale7

SCPC Praises House Energy and Commerce Leaders’ Ongoing Query of PBM Drug Pricing Role

National LTC Pharmacy Group Thanks Reps. Greg Walden, Michael Burgess and Greg Harper for Issuing New Letters to Nation’s Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). - September 04, 2018 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Tiny House of Fashion DMV's 1st Mobile "Tiny House" Fashion Boutique - Making a Big Impression

Tiny House of Fashion, Seen on TV, Announces Groupon Tours. “Fashion is global, but the Tiny House of Fashion is mobile,” says Danelle Johnson, boutique owner of Virginia’s first "tiny house" of mobile fashion. Danelle Johnson is excited about announcing teaming up... - September 03, 2018 - Tiny House Of Fashion

Cascades Overlook Town Center and Don Wooden of Meladon Group Proudly Welcomes Their Newest Addition of Fire Works American Pizzeria and Bar

Cascades Overlook Town Center and Don Wooden of Meladon Group Proudly Welcomes Their Newest Addition of Fire Works American Pizzeria and Bar

Cascades Overlook Town Center and Don Wooden of Meladon Group proudly welcomes their newest addition to the growing family of retailers. Fire Works American Pizzeria and Bar, a concept of the Tuskie’s Restaurant Group is opening in December 2018 and will be located at 21475 Epicerie Plaza,... - August 30, 2018 - Meladon Group, LLC

New GAO Report Highlights Negative Impact of Reduced Reimbursement on Oxygen Access

As the GAO report highlights a drastic drop in oxygen suppliers, CQRC urges an extension of blended rate to ensure continued access to home respiratory therapy supplies and equipment. - August 27, 2018 - CQRC

Dating Coach: Dating for Single Men is in "Crisis Mode"

Dating Coach: Dating for Single Men is in "Crisis Mode"

In 2017, Author and Professional Dating Coach Alan Roger Currie was the very first African-American to speak at the 21 Convention in Orlando, Florida. This year, Currie will be joined by two other African-American speakers - Ed Latimore and Donovan Sharpe - for what has come to be known as the most popular weekend conference for married and unmarried (heterosexual) men in the world. - August 24, 2018 - Mode One Multimedia, Inc.

XTIVIA Named One of 2018’s Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers by CIOReview Magazine

XTIVIA Named One of 2018’s Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers by CIOReview Magazine

XTIVIA’s Senior VP and General Manager Bernard Mustafa was interviewed by CIOReview magazine about XTIVIA as one of the top 20 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers 2018. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-first, mobile-first technology solution that makes cloud capabilities available to... - August 24, 2018 - XTIVIA, Inc.

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