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Thursday, February 9, 2012

  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), today announced its call for nominations for the 2012 Next Generation Leaders Awards. Honoring emerging executives for their professional achievements, as well as their efforts in fostering multi-ethnic diversity and inclusion, the Next Generation Leaders Awards will be presented during the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast. Held as part of Cable Connection - Spring, the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) celebrates Heart Failure Awareness Week, February 12 - 18, 2012. Heart failure is a common and complex syndrome that affects nearly five million Americans of all ages, though it's more prevalent in the elderly where it remains the #1 cause for hospitalizations in the Medicare population. Over 400,000 new cases of heart failure will be diagnosed in the next year. The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is a specialty organization that leads ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    John Henry Company, a leader in print, packaging, and merchandising solutions for the horticulture industry, has expanded its BloomIQ.com website to include additional resources for gardeners interested in growing vegetables and fresh herbs. Just in time for this year’s ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) healthcare safety and security solutions, is expanding its clinical education services for users of their Safe Place® Infant & Pediatric Solutions so staff members can more effectively and efficiently protect patients, help families feel safe, and meet facility workflow goals. "By providing a broad educational service offering, our customers can learn the performance features that are most important to their facility and their patients," said Brenda Pope, clinical education director. "Enhanced ... read more
  • Posted at 8:13 AM
    Circonus, the organization-wide performance monitoring company, is offering an industry-first pricing model for its Circonus-Inside full-system license— a solution designed for large and soon-to-be-large organizations and enterprises, that have significant monitoring needs and/or want their performance data to remain internal ... read more
  • Posted at 8:12 AM
    Despite great strides in reducing prostate cancer deaths (http://www.roboticoncology.com), experts are continually challenged to develop better diagnostics for the accurate assessment of prostate cancer (http://www.roboticoncology.com/about-prostate-cancer/) severity level once the disease is detected. New findings published in the Journal of Urology point to prostate size as a possible indicator of whether or not a man's prostate cancer is likely to develop aggressively. A smaller prostate with a higher PSA level (http://www.roboticoncology.com/prostate-screening-faq/), they found, may mean a more destructive form of the ... read more
  • Posted at 8:11 AM
    Dealing with cyber threats has become the new norm. As cyber criminals increasingly launch crippling attacks that hamper business and threaten security, organizations struggle to find technology savvy executives to lead strategies that protect and defend information across the enterprise. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) To support strategic leadership, Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute (INI) will offer an Executive Master of Science in Information Assurance (ExecMSIA) Program beginning in fall 2012. Flexible to fit easily with frenetic career schedules, the ExecMSIA offers ... read more
  • Posted at 8:10 AM
    Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc. (OTC BB: BEAC) (www.askbeacon.com), an emerging global leader in the design, implementation and management of high performance Information Technology Systems ("ITS") infrastructure solutions, today announces the appointment of Paris G. Arey to the position of Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101021/DA85933LOGO) Mr. Arey brings over 30 years of experience in leading high growth sales and marketing teams in both early stage start-up companies and Fortune 500 corporations. Paris brings a rare blend of global ... read more
  • Posted at 8:02 AM
    AutoTrader.com is giving dealers another way to attract shoppers to their new car inventory with the new Price Markdown feature, which enables dealers to systematically subtract the amount of special offers from the price of their vehicles. With this tool, dealers are able to more easily highlight the affordability of their new cars and entice shoppers who may be undecided between a new and used vehicle. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/CL50705 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/CL88097LOGO ) Previously, dealers were able to advertise that special offers were ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Founder Collective, one of the most reputed early-stage venture capital funds, with previous successful bets on the likes of Makerbot, Milo and Uber, now turns its attention to online art market Paddle8. The investment is led by David Frankel who joins the board of Paddle8. Joining Paddle8's financing round is Mousse Partners, the private investment firm affiliated with a leading luxury goods company. The firm's U.S. venture efforts are led by Ed Zysik with recent investments represented by Warby Parker. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    PDI Ninth House, a provider of leadership solutions to corporations around the world, brought its expertise to 20 Minneapolis and Saint Paul-based non-profit organizations in a two-day Active Leader workshop. Based on a realistic, large-scale business simulation, the Active Leader workshop provided the participants with valuable development experience, including a better understanding of their individual leadership potential and how to maximize it for organizational success. "I am so impressed that PDI Ninth House engaged such a broad cross-section of the non-profit ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile industry, today released an updated version of the MMA Universal Mobile Ad Package. Created with MMA members, with added input from the industry gathered during a public comment period, the new, 2.0 version makes it easier to create, buy and sell mobile ads for smart phones, feature phones and tablets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090715/LA46363LOGO) "We've taken 60-plus ad unit sizes and streamlined them down to just six. That simplicity frees ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) physicians will begin seeing patients at their new location in the Professional Plaza of Lee's Hill, near US 1 north of the I-95 Spotsylvania exit. The building also is home to Medical Imaging at Lee's Hill and Mary Washington Healthcare's Emergency & Outpatient Center - Lee's Hill. VIVA is the interventional radiology and vascular surgery practice of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF). Treatments offered by VIVA physicians include minimally invasive procedures ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    The Valley Hospital is now offering patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) (brain tumor) the opportunity to take part in a clinical trial that produces and uses a vaccine produced from patients' own tissue. The study is being conducted to learn if it can improve the outcome for patients in the fight against this aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer. The Phase Two trial, headed by principal investigator and researcher Anthony D'Ambrosio, M.D., Director of Valley's ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) CEO Heather Bresch today testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee at a hearing hosted by the subcommittee on Health entitled "Review of the Proposed Generic Drug and Biosimilars User Fees and Further Examination of Drug Shortages." In her testimony, Bresch commented: "Every consumer should have the peace of mind in knowing that every prescription, brand or generic, dispensed in the United States, is held to the same standard of quality regardless of ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Ten million patients, more than 19,000 physicians, over 80 facilities. As the nation's largest health information exchange organization, the Indiana Health Information Exchange, Inc. (IHIE) is responsible for an ocean of information. In fact, it currently has more than four billion pieces of clinical data in the repository and delivers three million highly-secure health transactions daily. IHIE works with hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and physician practices throughout Indiana to ensure that health information is where it needs to be, when ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Ply Gem®, a leading manufacturer of exterior building products, has expanded The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem with digital tools to help customers walk through the home renovation process and visually depict how existing home exteriors can be updated. The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem is a complete exterior home solution from a single manufacturer - including windows, siding, stone veneer, fence, rail, accessories and accents - that helps customers realize the possibilities in designing the exterior of their homes. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Rasmussen College announced today it has expanded availability of its Public Accounting degree program, launching the Bachelor's degree program at all Minnesota college campuses, including Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Lake Elmo/Woodbury, Mankato, Moorhead and St. Cloud. Rasmussen College has partnered with Yaeger CPA Review to assist students meet the CPA licensure exam requirements. Through Yaeger's robust online study platform, Rasmussen Accounting program students have access to thorough preparation tools for the CPA exam, incorporating Yaeger's HomeStudy courses, online portal with ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Rasmussen College today announced that all five of its Florida campus locations will take part in the College's annual nationwide Winter Career and Networking Expo on Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17. As part of the series of simultaneous workshops, webinars and networking events taking place at all 22 Rasmussen locations around the country, each location will host its own business networking events, which are offered at no cost to all students, alumni, community members and employers. The Florida campus ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    FICO (NYSE: FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced that the Government Employees Health Association (GEHA) has upgraded to FICO® Insurance Fraud Manager and will be adding FICO® Blaze Advisor® business rules management systems to help it more broadly and effectively detect and prevent insurance fraud, waste and abuse (FWA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111010/CG83314LOGO) GEHA is the second-largest national health plan and the second-largest national dental plan for federal employees, retirees and family members, serving more than one ... read more