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Thursday, August 27, 2015

  • September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month --- MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2015
    Posted at 10:30 AM
    This year, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the U.S. will hear the words: "Your child has cancer." One in five of those children won't survive. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and as a leader in the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) will focus on raising awareness and funds for this very important issue. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7390851-st-jude-hospital-childhood-cancer-awareness/ Despite significant progress made by St. ... read more

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

  • Posted at 1:50 PM
    As part of AT&T's continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Tennessee, AT&T and representatives from the Jackson Chamber of Commerce today announced that the Tiger Jones Technology Park in Jackson, Tenn., has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready. The Tiger Jones Technology Park - the only site in Tennessee to be designated as an Enterprise Site - is the first park in Tennessee to receive AT&T's Fiber Ready designation. "I am proud to highlight the Tiger Jones Technology Park ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Edgenet® today provided commentary regarding its lawsuit against WTS Paradigm. Edgenet and WTS are locked in a legal battle over whether WTS has infringed Edgenet's intellectual property rights. The two companies dismissed their claims around three of Edgenet's patents. However, Edgenet is aggressively pursuing other claims in the case, including an additional patent claim, and the lawsuit is far from resolved. Earlier this year, Edgenet sued WTS for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, interference with contractual and business relationships, and procurement ... read more
  • HouseLens Partners With ERA Wilder Realty --- NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2015
    Posted at 7:05 AM
    HouseLens, Inc., the nation's largest provider of visual marketing solutions for real estate, is partnering with Columbia, SC-based ERA Wilder Realty to bring mobile-first full-motion walk-through video, interactive 3D models and professional photography to the brokerage's 200-plus agents. "As a marketer, I know that quality visual content makes a very real difference in the success of our listings, " says Elza Hayen, ERA Wilder's Director of Marketing. "It gives our agents and their sellers a key edge over the competition." She also ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    The Tennessee General Assembly continues to leverage advanced technology to redefine the legislative process with a newly enhanced website, www.capitol.tn.gov. The sleek new site design was the collaborative vision of Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and Speaker Beth Harwell. The ... read more

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    In another industry first, Jewelry Television® (JTV), one of the nation's largest retailers of fine jewelry and gemstones launched JTV Play powered by Megaphone TV. JTV Play is a participation-based entertainment platform that allows viewers to actively engage with network programming and show hosts. JTV rolled out the technology on its popular show, "Girlfriend Friday," on Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. EDT with great success, exceeding both Megaphone TV and JTV's expectations. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150824/260646LOGO JTV Play will enhance the viewer experience through ... read more

Friday, August 21, 2015

  • Posted at 10:11 AM
    MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. (“MicroPort Orthopedics”) announced today the launch of the Profemur® Preserve® Hip Stem (“Profemur® Preserve®”), a short stem designed to support today’s growing market of bone and tissue preserving surgical techniques. “As physicians evaluate the landscape of short stems, Profemur® Preserve® is attractively positioned ... read more

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received designated Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). St. Jude is the first hospital in western Tennessee to receive this designation. Magnet status is the highest honor granted to nursing services, and only 7 percent of all U.S. hospital have achieved this recognition. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150820/259986 The Magnet Recognition Program® serves as a benchmark for patients to measure the quality of nursing care they can expect to receive at a hospital. The program was ... read more

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    MEDHOST announced today the addition of keynote speaker, Jitin Asnaani, the first executive director of CommonWell Health Alliance, to the agenda for The Nashville Experience event on September 16, 2015, at the Music City Center in Nashville. Asnaani's presentation, "The Road to Successful Data Exchange," will explore the critical path to achieving true data exchange and overcoming barriers to interoperability. Additional sessions and presentations include: -- "Why Would Transnational Criminal Enterprises and Foreign Intelligence ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM), a leading provider of workforce, patient experience, and provider solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the unveiling of a smarter new user experience for the millions of healthcare professionals who access its platform. For HealthStream’s workforce development and talent management platform, a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:22 AM
    Inc. magazine today ranked Transformations Inc, No. 4741 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150818/259428LOGO "It is an incredible honor to be named to the Inc. 5000 list" ... read more

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • Posted at 8:25 AM
    Feetz, the “digital cobbler” reinventing the world of footwear through smartphones and 3D printers, has inspired students in a PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy master class through the FN Platform Challenge. The four-week master class allowed thirty aspiring footwear designers from ... read more
  • Posted at 6:25 AM
    Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PVCT, http://www.pvct.com), a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company (“Provectus” or the “Company”) today announced that it has received a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Patent number 9,107,887. The patent protects the use of PV-10 in combination ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    365 Data Centers, one of the top U.S. colocation providers by market presence, today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration between private businesses and the Nashville VMware User Group (VMUG) to deliver a real-world VMware environment for learning and sharing tech skills among tech community members and educational institutions in Nashville. Hosted at the 365 Nashville Tech Hub, a 365 initiative that provides incentives and free services to local hi-tech start-ups and businesses, local companies Tintri Inc. and Plow Group worked with ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Bill Gatton Honda in Bristol, Tenn. is participating in the Honda Graduate Program, which is valid through August 31, 2015. Those who have graduated in the past two years, or those who are set to graduate in the next six months are eligible to partake in the program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150817/258940 The Honda Graduate Program offers $500 toward any 2015 or newer Honda vehicle when financing or leasing with Honda Financial Services. Participants must have a five percent down payment. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:23 AM
    Inc. Magazine has listed Abenity, Inc. (www.abenity.com) #1,577 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Many now famous companies including Yelp, Zappos, GoPro, Under Armour, Pandora, LinkedIn, and Zillow gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000. "We're absolutely thrilled that Abenity's debut appearance on the Inc. 5,000 ranks us in the top 35% of all ... read more

Monday, August 17, 2015

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has named Keith Perry as chief information officer (CIO) to provide strategic counsel and leadership for the hospital's information technology initiatives. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150817/258859 "Our internal IT systems and operations play a critical role in the success of our institution," said James R. Downing, M.D., St. Jude president and chief executive officer. "Keith's extensive knowledge will support the utilization of new technologies and advancements to provide the highest quality of care for our patients and families." Perry ... read more
  • Posted at 5:22 AM
    Tru-D SmartUVC LLC will join members of HealthTrust at the organization's upcoming University Conference & Vendor Fair in Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 17 through 19 in Booth 307, to showcase the company's automated UV disinfection robot and discuss how it fits into health care facilities' comprehensive infection prevention programs. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150817/258793LOGO Tru-D selected as a contracted supplier of HealthTrust since January 1, 2015, is the most advanced pathogen-eliminating UV robot on the market. It is also the only portable UV disinfection ... read more

Friday, August 14, 2015

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    ReadyPoint Health, a Nashville, TN based SaaS (software as a service) healthcare mobile compliance solution, today announced that it had been recognized among the “20 Most Promising Healthcare Compliance Solution Providers 2015” by Healthcare Tech Outlook. Healthcare Tech Outlook, a monthly magazine, is a trusted resource ... read more