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APTQI Urges Congress, CMS to Allow Reimbursement for Physical Therapy Telehealth Services Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

In an effort to protect vulnerable patient populations from the transmission of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today called on Congress and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to amend Place of Service Billing... - March 13, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

On World Kidney Day, the Nation’s Kidney Community Acknowledges Historic Stakeholder Alignment on Key Policies to Improve Access, Choice and Innovation in Kidney Care

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading coalition of more than 30 organizations comprised of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers, researchers and manufacturers – acknowledges the historic alignment to address the public health care challenge among... - March 12, 2020 - Kidney Care Partners

Tiniest "Green" House in Arlington, VA Built by Arlington Designer Homes, Custom Home Builder of Green, Energy Efficient Homes

Tiniest "Green" House in Arlington, VA Built by Arlington Designer Homes, Custom Home Builder of Green, Energy Efficient Homes

Arlington Designer Homes has just completed the newest tiny home in Arlington Virginia. This Green, energy efficient home is a good model for Accessory Dwelling units clocking in at 860 s/f. It will be certified as Green under the Arlington County Green Home Choice Program and has achieved a HERS rating of 62. It will be open 3/15 from 2-4pm. - March 12, 2020 - Arlington Designer Homes

Mission Microwave Supports Envistacom SATCOM Terminal Upgrade Program

Mission Microwave Supports Envistacom SATCOM Terminal Upgrade Program

Envistacom and Mission Microwave team to win significant satellite terminal upgrade program, replacing Traveling-Wave Tube (TWT) Amplifiers with High Performance, Lightweight, Solid State Power Amplifiers. - March 09, 2020 - Mission Microwave

Custer Institute Observatory Declares Pluto is a Planet

Custer Institute Observatory Declares Pluto is a Planet

The Board of Directors of respected Astronomical Observatory, Custer Institute in Southold, NY has recently created a resolution declaring that Pluto is again a planet. Echoing the sentiments of many in the science community, including Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, Custer Observatory has... - March 07, 2020 - Custer Institute, Inc.

Alex Galleries Announces Solo Exhibition of Jill Krutick’s Abstract Paintings: "Beyond Boundaries: an Homage to Rothko," April 3–30, 2020

Alex Galleries Announces Solo Exhibition of Jill Krutick’s Abstract Paintings: "Beyond Boundaries: an Homage to Rothko," April 3–30, 2020

Abstract expressionist painter, Jill Krutick, is proud to showcase her signature "Ice Cube" series of paintings at Alex Galleries. The solo show features nearly 40 original multi-scale pieces of work in homage to Mark Rothko. The New York-based artist is a rising star in the fine art community and was formerly in the world of finance and media. - March 03, 2020 - Jill Krutick Fine Art

New AHRQ Report Highlights Positive Patient Outcomes from Utilizing Home Respiratory Therapies

CQRC urges the HHS to ensure adequate reimbursement for home noninvasive positive pressure ventilation systems in competitive and noncompetitive bid areas. - March 03, 2020 - CQRC

More Research Funding for Adult Autism and Pressing Housing Issues Pushed by 87 Organizations Led by Autism Housing Network and First Place Global Leadership Institute

More Research Funding for Adult Autism and Pressing Housing Issues Pushed by 87 Organizations Led by Autism Housing Network and First Place Global Leadership Institute

With the exponential increase in the population of children with autism transitioning to adulthood annually and following the investment of billions of dollars in research, early diagnosis, interventions and education, a road map to understanding how best to impact life course outcomes is needed... - March 03, 2020 - Autism Housing Network

MITA Participates in FDA Workshop to Discuss Growing Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

MITA is participating today in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public workshop, "Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in Radiological Imaging," to engage interested parties on the rapidly expanding impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the medical imaging space. The event... - February 25, 2020 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Center for Adoption Support and Education Receives Grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to Expand Regional Tele-mental Health Services

Center for Adoption Support and Education Receives Grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to Expand Regional Tele-mental Health Services

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) will now be able to serve more adoptive, kinship and foster families throughout the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and portions of Northern Virginia through tele-mental health services. Thanks to a grant awarded by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, C.A.S.E. will expand tele-mental health services and remove geographic and financial barriers, allowing more adoptive families access to therapy. - February 25, 2020 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Black Love Experience Partners with Washington Performing Arts and WHUR to Celebrate Black Excellence

Black Love Experience Partners with Washington Performing Arts and WHUR to Celebrate Black Excellence

The Black Love Experience, an annual event geared towards celebrating music, business and Black culture, returns on March 21 at 7:00 PM with Washington Performing Arts as its programming partner and 96.3 WHUR as its media partner. This year’s event promises to amplify the theme of Black Love... - February 19, 2020 - Nubian Hueman

The National Drug And Alcohol Screening Association Announces Its 2020 Conference and Tradeshow to be Held in Jacksonville, Florida March 9-11

The National Drug And Alcohol Screening Association Announces Its 2020 Conference and Tradeshow to be Held in Jacksonville, Florida March 9-11

The National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA) announced today that its annual National Conference and Industry Tradeshow will be held at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront located at 225 East Coastline Drive Jacksonville, FL 32202 on March 9, 10 and 11. This year’s speakers will... - February 12, 2020 - National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association

Rand-Smith Publishing Releases New Book "Unclassified: My Life Before, During, and After the CIA"

Rand-Smith Publishing Releases New Book "Unclassified: My Life Before, During, and After the CIA"

In "Unclassified: My Life Before, During, and After the CIA," Richard James Kerr, a former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, recounts how he joined the Agency fresh out of college as a GS7 analyst/clerk and rose through the ranks quickly, serving in all four directories - Intelligence, Operations, Administration, and Science/Technology (reaching Director level in both Intelligence and Administration). - February 12, 2020 - Rand-Smith LLC

Hydrogen on Demand from Cheap Scrap Metals

Hydrogen on Demand from Cheap Scrap Metals

Catalytic chemistry has been used to create a new catalyst that efficiently splits water and releases pure hydrogen for use as a fuel. - February 10, 2020 - Phillips Company

BioStat Solutions, Inc. Promotes Dr. Lin Li to Senior Director of Scientific Operations

BioStat Solutions, Inc. Promotes Dr. Lin Li to Senior Director of Scientific Operations

BioStat Solutions, Inc. (BSSI), a data analytics company providing consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, announced today the promotion of Dr. Lin Li to Senior Director of Scientific Operations. He will have increased responsibility leading the scientific team and... - February 10, 2020 - BioStat Solutions, Inc.

APTQI Applauds Bipartisan Lawmakers for Asking CMS to Clarify Justifications for Provider Reimbursement Cuts

Bipartisan letter comes after CMS issued its 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule, which calls for deep cuts to therapy services in 2021. - February 06, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Patrick Henry College Moot Court Team Wins the National Championship in Appellate Brief Writing

Patrick Henry College Moot Court Team Wins the National Championship in Appellate Brief Writing

Patrick Henry College is a forensics powerhouse with an unmatched record in collegiate forensics competition by winning 12 of the past 16 AMCA National Tournament Championships in Oral Advocacy and consistently finishing in the top 1% of the nation in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA). - February 03, 2020 - Patrick Henry College

IVI Announces Six New Members to Board of Directors

IVI Announces Six New Members to Board of Directors

IVI, the research-based non-profit organization improving the science and practice of value assessment, unveils six new members to its Board of Directors. - January 30, 2020 - Innovation and Value Initiative

TechLatino Hosts Emerging Latino Tech Leaders Summit Insights from Industry and Policymaker Leaders

TechLatino Hosts Emerging Latino Tech Leaders Summit Insights from Industry and Policymaker Leaders

TechLatino today convened industry, nonprofits policymakers and tech leaders as part of its 11th annual Emerging Tech Leadership Legislative Summit. TechLatino holds the Emerging Tech Leaders’ Summit series throughout various regions of the country to discuss the State of the Latino Vote,... - January 26, 2020 - TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association

The Honors of Inequality: Why Colleges Work for Some and Not for Others

The Honors of Inequality: Why Colleges Work for Some and Not for Others

Honors of Inequality: How Colleges Work for Some, the latest work from historian Joseph H. Wycoff, Ph.D, delves into the origins and key contributions to the scholarship about American higher education during the last half of the twentieth century. - January 24, 2020 - Historia|Research

Kyndall Francis & Syndicate Management to Host Private Baltimore Investment Tours

Kyndall Francis & Syndicate Management to Host Private Baltimore Investment Tours

Starting in 2020 Syndicate Managements will introduce their truly unique investment approach in Baltimore City. In the past, many firms have given “group tours” and other organized group events, but starting in March (appointments being taken now) of 2020, Syndicate will take a more personalized approach for interested investors. - January 23, 2020 - Syndicate Partners

Kyndall Francis to Speak at the Upcoming "I Want My Life Back Summit"

Kyndall Francis to Speak at the Upcoming "I Want My Life Back Summit"

On February 29, Kyndall Francis, Chris Scott, Ted McDonald, along with state and local officials will all be on hand to speak out about the challenges of wrongful incarceration that are impacting men and woman across our country. - January 23, 2020 - Exonerated Media Company

Miss America to Speak at the 2020 National Conference and Trade Show of the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA)

Miss America to Speak at the 2020 National Conference and Trade Show of the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA)

Miss America 2020, Camille Schrier, will speak at the NDASA 2020 National Conference in Jacksonville, Florida March 9-11. - January 22, 2020 - National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association

John P. Butler, President and CEO of Akebia Therapeutics, Takes Helm as New Chair of Nation’s Largest Kidney Coalition

Butler will focus on supporting innovation to improve patient-centric care for individuals living with kidney disease, kidney failure and transplants. - January 21, 2020 - Kidney Care Partners

NAFA Appoints 2020 Board of Directors

NAFA Appoints 2020 Board of Directors

New Leadership Prepares to Extend Oversight into Advocacy, Education and Integration Initiatives - January 21, 2020 - NAFA, National Association for Fixed Annuities

Mario Bemer USA Trunk Show in Washington, DC

Mario Bemer USA Trunk Show in Washington, DC

Mario Bemer will be at Sartoria DePandi in Washington, DC on January 24-25 to meet with clients and showcase his artisan handcrafted men's shoes. - January 18, 2020 - Mario Bemer, Master Artisan

Sean Spicer Visits Orlando to Promote Civics, American History and the Constitution in Florida Schools

Sean Spicer Visits Orlando to Promote Civics, American History and the Constitution in Florida Schools

Recently Governor DeSantis of Florida signed a mandate that no high school senior would graduate without passing a Civics course in school. Coincidentally, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was at MG Studios in Longwood, Florida on December 9, 2019 to record an audio-video presentation... - January 15, 2020 - Sounds of 76 Company Music, LLC

Milca Kaplan, CRNP, Located in Washington, DC, is Enhancing Her Practice by Partnering with Simpatra.Health

Milca Kaplan, CRNP, Located in Washington, DC, is Enhancing Her Practice by Partnering with Simpatra.Health

Milca Kaplan, CRNP will be adding Simpatra.Health’s BHRT services and technology to her practice. - January 13, 2020 - Simpatra

The William Meredith Foundation is Proud to Announce the 2020 Award in Poetry Given to Washington, D.C. Lee Woodman for MINDSCAPES

The William Meredith Foundation is Proud to Announce the 2020 Award in Poetry Given to Washington, D.C. Lee Woodman for MINDSCAPES

The William Meredith Foundation is proud to announce the ninth William Meredith Award in Poetry given to Washington, D.C. poet, Lee Woodman. Maryland Poet Laureate, Grace Cavalieri has said of MINDSCAPES, "This award-winning poetry announces a bright new literary light among us." The collection includes fourteen stunning paintings by Connecticut landscape artist, Charles, W. Reyburn. - January 09, 2020 - The William Meredith Foundation

Herischi & Associates LLC Announces the Filing of Several Federal Cases Against The Islamic Republic of Iran and Leadership

Herischi & Associates LLC Announces the Filing of Several Federal Cases Against The Islamic Republic of Iran and Leadership

The Bethesda, Maryland law firm of Herischi & Associates LLC is committed to legal advocacy in international human rights, immigration, and labor and employment. In 2019, Herischi & Associates filed several notable cases in the D.C. District Court against the Islamic Republic of Iran and its leadership for various alleged human rights abuses. In addition to these filings, Herischi & Associates also counsels businesses and individuals affected by the U.S. Government’s sanctions against Iran. - January 08, 2020 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Exonerated Media Continues to Prove the Truth is Just a Part of Being Set Free

Exonerated Media Continues to Prove the Truth is Just a Part of Being Set Free

Kyndall Francis, Mark Carver, David Wiggins, Kenneth Wyniemko and New York's newly named "Exonerated Five" are just a few of the recently featured cases that's been covered by Exonerate Media. Exonerated Media continues to prove that truths are easy to understand once they are discovered. EMC continues the long and tedious process of discovering those truths and documenting them for those who have been wronged by the system designed to protect them. - December 29, 2019 - Exonerated Media Company

Syndicate Partners Reinvigorating Baltimore City Neighborhoods and Transforming Forgotten Communities with Economical High End Rental Projects

Syndicate Partners Reinvigorating Baltimore City Neighborhoods and Transforming Forgotten Communities with Economical High End Rental Projects

Kyndall Francis is leading the Washington, DC-based real estate firm Syndicate Partners who recently completed three major projects in Baltimore City. The entirely affordable rentals provide never-before-seen options for those looking for a home they can be proud to rent. - December 23, 2019 - Syndicate Partners

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match® Applauds Congress for Its Support of Patients with Blood Cancers and Other Diseases

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match® Applauds Congress for Its Support of Patients with Blood Cancers and Other Diseases

Bipartisan legislation provides record funding for lifesaving cellular transplants and eliminates a Medicare payment barrier for seniors. - December 20, 2019 - National Marrow Donor Program

TechFlow Mentored Joint Venture Secures a Coveted Spot on the $13B SBEAS Contract

TechFlow Mentored Joint Venture Secures a Coveted Spot on the $13B SBEAS Contract

Shearwater Mission Support, a TechFlow Mentored Joint Venture, has been Awarded a Contract to Provide the US Air Force with IT Network Centric Services and Solutions. - December 20, 2019 - TechFlow

MITA Commends Senate Lawmakers for Voting to Repeal Device Tax as Part of End-of-Year Spending Package

MITA Commends Senate Lawmakers for Voting to Repeal Device Tax as Part of End-of-Year Spending Package

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended Senate lawmakers for approving a provision to permanently repeal the medical device tax in the year-end spending agreement recently passed by the House of Representatives. Immediately after the vote, Dennis Durmis, SVP –... - December 19, 2019 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Inks Major Book Deal

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Inks Major Book Deal

"America’s Toughest Sheriff” Signs with Defiance Press & Publishing for a Book About His Life Story. - December 17, 2019 - Defiance Press & Publishing, LLC

MITA Commends Lawmakers for Bipartisan Agreement to Include Permanent Repeal of Device Tax in End-of-Year Spending Package

MITA Commends Lawmakers for Bipartisan Agreement to Include Permanent Repeal of Device Tax in End-of-Year Spending Package

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended lawmakers for including a permanent repeal of the medical device tax in the recently announced year-end government funding package. The inclusion of repeal within the agreement is the result of broad bipartisan support in both... - December 17, 2019 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Family Members of Sanchi Oil Tanker Crew Bring an Action Against National Iranian Tanker Company

Family Members of Sanchi Oil Tanker Crew Bring an Action Against National Iranian Tanker Company

Family members brought an action under the Alien Tort Claim Act (“ATS”) and the Torture Victims Protection Act (“TVPA”) against National Iranian Tanker Company (“NITC”), Mr. Ali Rabiei and Mr. Alaedin Boroujerdi, alleging that defendants were engaged in a cover up and the report they provided to families, stating that all crew members were dead within minutes of the accident, is completely baseless. - December 17, 2019 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Athletic Sports Group Signs World Team Tennis to a Multi-Year International Deal

Athletic Sports Group Signs World Team Tennis to a Multi-Year International Deal

Sports entertainment agency, Athletic Sports Group (ASG), has announced a multi-year deal with World Team Tennis (WTT) as their international agent and distributor. ASG has established itself as one of the most respected independent sport media distributors and they are thrilled to have WTT as... - December 13, 2019 - Athletic Sports Group

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Historic Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Fireside Chat at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer organization, will host a Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Fireside Chat at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) on the morning of December 10. The event is designed to foster transformational dialogue engaging young women in the African American community from 20 cities identified as locations having a high rate of breast cancer diagnosis among women of color. - December 10, 2019 - Tigerlily Foundation

The Black Women’s Health Imperative Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind Policy Agenda Addressing HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among Black Women

The Black Women’s Health Imperative Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind Policy Agenda Addressing HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among Black Women

Today, the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) released its national HIV/AIDS policy agenda on Black Women’s Health titled The HIV/AIDS Policy Agenda for Black Women. The agenda also features contributions from other leading women’s health organizations, which include the... - December 06, 2019 - Black Women's Health Imperative

The Population Health Alliance Announces David Shulkin, Ninth Secretary US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Keynote Speaker at Their Annual Forum and Member Meeting

The Population Health Alliance Announces David Shulkin, Ninth Secretary US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Keynote Speaker at Their Annual Forum and Member Meeting

The PHA Forum and Membership Meeting will take place March 30, 2020 in Philadelphia. - December 06, 2019 - Population Health Alliance

Race Amity Honors Innovation Expert

Race Amity Honors Innovation Expert

Robert Rosenfeld, Founder and CEO of Idea Connections Systems, Inc.® received the 2019 Race Amity Medal of Honor Award at the annual National Race Amity Conference in Boston on November 21, 2019. The award is conferred on individuals “who have engaged in close cross racial/cross cultural... - November 28, 2019 - Idea Connection Systems

Kidney Care Community Encouraged by New USRDS Data, Stresses the Need for Continued Improvement

The latest United States Renal Data System (USRDS) report underscores the need to expand education and early detection efforts to improve health outcomes. - November 27, 2019 - Kidney Care Partners

MITA Commends Lawmakers for Efforts to Establish Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) Screening Coverage for TRICARE Beneficiaries

MITA Commends Lawmakers for Efforts to Establish Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) Screening Coverage for TRICARE Beneficiaries

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today applauded a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers for introducing the Better and Robust Screening Today Act (H.R. 5238/ S. 2944). Led by Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ), Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan... - November 26, 2019 - Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, President/CEO LEAP, LLC, and LEAP Foundation DC, Featured on Community Focus

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, President/CEO LEAP, LLC, and LEAP Foundation DC, Featured on Community Focus

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, President and CEO of Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), LLC, will be the featured guest on this week’s edition of 95.5 (FM) WPGC’s Community Focus. Hosted by seasoned broadcaster Guy Lambert, listeners can tune in from 6 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday,... - November 24, 2019 - LEAP LLC

New Research Doubts Columbus’ Italian Citizenship

New Research Doubts Columbus’ Italian Citizenship

Newly published research aims to validate Columbus as a blue-blood descendant of Slavic Royalty, not Italian. - November 22, 2019 - Association Cristovao Colon

Operative Experience Announces TCCS Female, the World’s First High-Fidelity Simulator for Female Trauma Patients

TCCS Female provides learners with comprehensive and realistic Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training, including wound management, airway stabilization, and hemorrhage control. - November 21, 2019 - Operative Experience, Inc.

CQRC Supports Bipartisan Bill to Protect Patients on Non-Invasive Ventilators

SMART Act delays inclusion of NIV in the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program. - November 08, 2019 - CQRC

A New Powerfully Insightful Book for Men

Author, A. Moriel McClerklin has written a powerfully insightful new book, "Triumphant: The Journey to Healthy Manhood." A. Moriel states: “There is awesome potential in every man. Every man holds treasures inside himself to offer to the world. To tap into higher dimensions of ourselves and live our true potential, we only need to acknowledge our ability to grow and change for the better. This book is a guide to help men on their journey to the inward changes that lead to triumphant living.” - November 06, 2019 - A. Moriel McClerklin

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