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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

  • Posted at 11:55 AM
    Dr. Steven Wartman, Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) President and CEO, along with five healthcare associations received a strongly worded letter yesterday from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder. The letter raises concerns about reports on the use of electronic health records to improperly bill for services not provided and "upcode" services to receive higher payments than are warranted. It indicates that "misuse" of electronic health records will be aggressively monitored, audited, and prosecuted to the fullest ... read more
  • Posted at 11:52 AM
    Bluedrop Performance Learning’s (TSX-V: BPL) President and CEO, Emad Rizkalla, was in attendance to see President Bill Clinton showcase the DreamBuilder project in the Opening Plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting being held in New York City this week. Bluedrop is a member of ... read more
  • Posted at 11:47 AM
    Protein Potential, LLC was awarded three Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a malaria vaccine that protects against Plasmodium falciparum, the malaria parasite responsible for more than 95% of malaria associated deaths worldwide. The vaccine will target three different stages of the parasite life cycle, thereby preventing infection, disease, and transmission. In the first project, Protein Potential will collaborate with Aduro Inc. of Berkeley, California to engineer a dual ... read more
  • Posted at 11:42 AM
    Learning Evolution, LLC "LE", a leading training provider for online certified category management training programs and custom e-Learning programs has expanded its offering to include programs in Spanish as well as English. With the Spanish speaking market being one of the fastest growing segments in the world, there is a growing need for bilingual integration in the business environment. Spanish has become the second most widely spoken language in the world, with more than 500 million people using Spanish as ... read more
  • Posted at 11:42 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/25/12 -- Metropolitan Telecommunications (MetTel) today announced that it now delivers hosted unified communications services, built on the BroadSoft (NASDAQ: BSFT) core communications platform, to more than 100,000 users across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. An early adopter of BroadSoft technologies, MetTel has a 10-year history of delivering high-quality, user-friendly communications solutions over its Internet Protocol (IP) network to businesses of all sizes. BroadSoft is at the forefront of the IP telephony ... read more
  • Posted at 11:40 AM
    Sensus Healthcare is pleased to announce its attendance at the 2012 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference at The Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on October 4 - 7, 2012. Sensus will be demonstrating its advanced superficial radiotherapy platform, the SRT-100(TM) for the non- invasive treatment of skin cancer. Sensus will also present an entire deck of case studies from its user base, that demonstrate the efficacy and advantages their SRT-100(TM) solution provides the patients, physicians, and the healthcare system. (Logo: ) "We ... read more
  • Posted at 11:37 AM
    Aerospace and aviation industry strategic consultant Rachel Jackson has joined ASRC Federal as vice president, Strategic and Aviation Programs. Jackson will develop and implement strategic growth campaigns and serve as a primary interface to ASRC Federal industry partners. Rachel Jackson, ASRC Federal vice president, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:34 AM
    Aerospace Materials and Processes, a speaker panel at TITANIUM 2012, the 28th annual conference and exhibition, hosted and organized by the International Titanium Association (ITA), will examine titanium manufacturing techniques and alloy selection, both of which are critical for demanding aerospace applications. Titanium Metals Corp. (TIMET), Dallas, will sponsor the panel, which will be moderated by Dr. Yoji Kosaka, senior manager, U.S. research, at TIMET's Henderson Technical Laboratory, Henderson NV. A paper by Dr. Daniel G. Sanders, senior technical fellow, Boeing ... read more
  • Posted at 11:31 AM
    CS Odessa has taken another step forward in helping organizations improve productivity with the launching a new dynamic solution SWOT/TOWS tool, now available in ConceptDraw Solution Park. The ConceptDraw solution is titled "SWOT Analysis" and supports every aspect of formulating a SWOT strategy. The "SWOT Analysis" solution, offers a complete set ... read more
  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) (Logo: ) What: GlobalSpec Online Trade Shows & Events are one-day, live and interactive sessions that connect a worldwide community of suppliers and distributors with their target market of engineering, technical and industrial professionals. At this free online event, attendees will get to know the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:28 AM
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  • Posted at 11:27 AM
    Learning Evolution, LLC "LE," a leading training provider for online certified category management training programs and custom eLearning programs has announced the forming of a partnership with Resources Optimization International, LLC "ROI." For more than 15 years ROI has worked with top CPG manufacturers, brokers, and retailers to deliver custom training and learning programs for performance improvement. By combining the strengths of both companies, this partnership will provide powerful and customized solutions to train and develop all levels within a ... read more
  • Posted at 11:27 AM
    Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced a partnership with the major United Kingdom (UK) supermarket chain Waitrose. Through this partnership, the award-winning NOOK reading experience and digital ... read more
  • Verizon Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month --- NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012
    Posted at 11:11 AM
    Hispanic Heritage Month offers a unique opportunity to celebrate the history and contributions that Latinos have made to American culture. As a salute to this important event, observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Verizon is offering its FiOS TV customers a free preview of more than 40 Spanish-language channels. The company is also featuring a competition that will reward three Hispanic educational organizations with donations totaling $10,000. Verizon's FiOS TV channel lineup delivers Spanish-language content that covers ... read more
  • Posted at 11:11 AM
    ApeniMED, a leader in healthcare interoperability and Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) connectivity, today announced the appointment of Barbara Stinnett to its Board of Directors. Stinnett will provide her expertise to help grow the financial and clinical product sales at ApeniMED as well as advise on ... read more
  • Posted at 11:09 AM
    Barnes & Noble, Inc. today announced a partnership with Sainsbury’s to bring the award-winning NOOK reading experience and digital products as the exclusive eReader to over 270 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK and online. “Barnes & Noble is committed ... read more
  • Treasure Data Announces Partnership with Jaspersoft --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012
    Posted at 11:04 AM
    Treasure Data will announce its partnership with Jaspersoft this week at the JasperWorld Conference in San Francisco. Jaspersoft, the world's most widely used Business Intelligence software, has selected the Treasure Data Cloud Data Warehouse service as a big data solution. "The combination of Jaspersoft's market-leading BI capabilities and the power and scalability of Treasure Data's service puts big data analytics in the hands of organizations of any size in days, not weeks or months," said Brian Gentile, CEO Jaspersoft. Brian ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Monsanto Company today announced that it will provide a royalty-free research license to the academic community and other non-profit research institutions to a newly issued US Patent related to the Agrobacterium transformation method. Today's announcement, which is expected to benefit the academic community and other crop researchers, has the potential to further advance research and development of new technologies in key dicot crop plants. Dicot crops include major row crops such as soybeans, cotton and canola, as well as specialty ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Do you know of a small company developing a medical product that could be adapted to solve a health or human performance challenge in space? Have you developed a biomedical product for the space program that could also improve health on Earth? The National Space Biomedical Research Institute's Industry Forum is soliciting applications for the Space Medicine and Related Technologies Commercialization Assistance Program (SMARTCAP) award that provides support in moving a selected product toward commercialization. The 2013 SMARTCAP award will be ... read more
  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    BravePoint®, Inc., developer of ProfitZoom(TM), a fully integrated business profit management system, is announcing the launch of Version 2 of the product. This is the first major release since ProfitZoom was introduced in late 2010. The new version of ProfitZoom includes several major enhancements that improve overall usability in every area of the product's functionality for existing customers, in addition to streamlining implementations for new ProfitZoom customers. With the recent release of the mobile solution, Version 2 further ... read more