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Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Posted at 1:31 PM
    Baptist Health Lexington is the first facility in the United States to receive full Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services (EPS) Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and has become recognized as a health concern that in some cases can lead to stroke and possible death. More than 5 million patients in the United States have atrial fibrillation and the numbers are rapidly increasing as the population ages. Electrophysiology, the cardiac ... read more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Valvoline(TM), a brand of Ashland Inc., today announced the launch of, a new online resource that provides a one-stop destination for racers, engineers and auto professionals and car enthusiasts to gain access to exclusive content from industry leaders and connect with a community of racers and racing fans. "For decades, we've been working with our racing partners, in our labs and on the track to provide the world's top drivers with the very best in engine wear protection," said ... read more

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

  • Posted at 7:04 AM
    With a strong track record of digital “firsts” that have made ordering easy for customers, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has created a digital experience that customers love. Papa John’s announced today digital and mobile channels account for more than 50 percent of its total ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    UK HealthCare today announced the system-wide adoption of adjunct detection technology to protect patients against the potential risk of retained surgical sponges with the implementation of the RF Assure® Detection System in all operating rooms. In addition, UK is utilizing the first technology specifically designed for ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    LOUISVILLE, KY, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX:AJX) AgJunction, a leading provider of innovative hardware and software solutions for precision agriculture today announced the release of its latest aerial guidance product, the LiteStar III from Satloc ® at the National Agricultural Aviation Association Annual Convention in Louisville, KY. With the introduction of the new LiteStar III guidance system for aerial applicators, Satloc has taken entry-level guidance to a new level of performance. As the next generation of affordable ... read more

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • Lexmark Quarterly Business Roundup --- LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 3, 2014
    Posted at 7:05 AM
    LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: Corporate News -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced third quarter financial results. To access the earnings news release, click here, and for the earnings presentation, click here. -- Lexmark's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share of Lexmark ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    John A. Williams Sr., founder and chairman of Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has been recognized as one of four inductees into the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame for 2014. Each ... read more

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

  • McGaugh wins Grawemeyer psychology prize --- LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 2, 2014
    Posted at 7:00 PM
    A brain scientist who helped explain how our emotions affect what we learn and remember has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. James McGaugh, a neurobiology and behavior research professor at University of California-Irvine, received the prize for discovering that stress hormones play a key role in determining why we remember some things more vividly than others. Hormones such as epinephrine and cortisol activate the brain's emotional center, the amygdala, which in turn regulates other brain areas that ... read more
  • Posted at 6:51 AM
    Runners may now register online for The E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park’s 23rd Annual Irish Classic 10K. The Classic will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the Park, located in Louisville, Kentucky. Early registrants may take advantage of a $10 discount ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    R.C. Giltner Services, a provider of financial services and technology products to financial institutions, has announced its PaySound® “No Overdraft Fees Ever” Checking Plan is being expanded to all branches of Danville, Ky.-based Farmers National Bank. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading biotechnology company applying immunotherapy to autoimmune disease, today announced that it has completed a $33M private placement of its Series C Preferred Stock. The financing was led by Morningside Ventures and AJU IB Investment Co., Ltd. with Epidarex Ventures participating with follow-on funding. The proceeds will be used to fund three new complement immunotherapy programs entering clinical proof-of-concept stage. The first indication is paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare disease of the bone marrow. Apellis' drug ... read more

Monday, December 1, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  • Posted at 2:04 PM
    A Bowling Green, Kentucky, man was the ninth patient to receive a hand transplant by the Louisville Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) surgical team at Jewish Hospital during a 16-hour procedure on November 25. The Louisville VCA team is a partnership of physicians, researchers and healthcare providers ... read more

Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Continuing its mission to motivate middle and high school students across the nation to hone their leadership skills through projects focused on solving hunger, Lift a Life Foundation, in partnership with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and Yum! Brands Foundation, announces the Leadership Awards Drawing for schools that enter a competed project for the "Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge." Through the Leadership Awards Drawing, up to five winning schools may receive $5,000 each in technology products. While the award is limited ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The residents of Hardinsburg, Kentucky, are enjoying the convenience and efficiency of paying their water utility bills online. The city partnered with Kentucky Interactive, LLC in July of 2013, to offer Hardinsburg Municipal Utilities customers an online payment option. Since ... read more

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Apellis Pharmaceuticals announced today that it entered into an agreement to acquire Potentia Pharmaceuticals. As part of the acquisition agreement, Apellis obtained the necessary intellectual property rights to develop its complement inhibitor drug compound (APL-2) in ophthalmology and plans its first clinical trial in dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD). Complement inhibition is the only mechanism thus far to show reductions in the growth of dry AMD. Potentia was the first company to develop a complement inhibitor for ... read more

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    With banks facing increased scrutiny from examiners to maintain resilient loan portfolios, Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has partnered with Ardmore Banking Advisors to deliver an enhanced credit management solution to its core banking customers. Through myCreditQualityAssurance (myCQA), CSI NuPoint(®) customers have access to a risk management package that offers a full suite of outsourced services, including stress testing, concentration management and external loan reviews. "Regardless of asset size, every bank must pay ... read more