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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Today, PerfectServe – healthcare’s only comprehensive and secure communications platform – announced three upcoming webinars to take place this fall, featuring insight from prominent hospital leaders, healthcare executives and experts in the industry. PerfectServe’s complimentary educational webinars share tangible tactics ... read more

Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Posted at 9:40 AM
    Martin Ventures (formerly The Martin Companies) announced today that it has recently expanded executive leadership and unveiled a new corporate brand for the organization that reflects a shift in the company’s operating philosophy. The new name and branding initiative better aligns the company’s name with its ... read more
  • Posted at 7:35 AM
    The West Clinic of Memphis, TN announced today that it has received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Recognition as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) for its responsiveness to patients and medical colleagues, cooperation and integration with other health care groups, and dedication to continuous improvement. As of August 2014, The West Clinic is the only Hematology/ Oncology Practice in Tennessee and only one of four nationwide to attain Level 3 Recognition, the highest awarded by the NCQA. Earning ... read more
  • Posted at 6:28 AM
    Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced a major hiring effort of more than 125 new employees at the company’s Oak Ridge facility. Newly hired associates will provide inbound customer service support for a leading loan acquisition and servicing provider. The ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    Today, at the TransForum Conference, Rand McNally announced the availability of its latest product integration with TMW Systems, Inc. Data provided by Rand McNally's line of mobile fleet management devices - including the TPC 7600, TND(TM) 760 and HD 100 - is accessed through the TMT Fleet Maintenance(TM) software, allowing fleets to proactively manage maintenance with real-time details such as vehicle fault codes, and location of the vehicle. Rapid response to a maintenance issue and management of a repair through ... read more

Friday, September 19, 2014

  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    A team from TRU-D SmartUVC is scheduled to speak with health care professionals from around the country at the Association for the Healthcare Environment's EXCHANGE conference Sept. 22 through 24 at booth No. 413 in the conference's exhibit hall. TRU-D leadership will be available to offer expert perspective on the role of UV disinfection as a best practice in environmental hygiene and the importance of implementing proven technology in prevention protocols. On the heels of global news surrounding the Ebola ... read more

Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Posted at 8:06 AM
    Asurion, the global leader in technology protection, was recognized by industry analyst and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan as the winner of the 2014 North American Retail Product Protection Product Leadership Award for the company's industry leading solutions and capabilities. "We protect over 150 million shoppers through the nation's leading retailers giving Asurion unmatched understanding for the needs of our Retail partners and their shoppers. Our sole focus is to deliver true, best in class, customizable and integrated services that drive ... read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Patients at DSI McMinnville Dialysis clinic now have another option when it comes to choosing a dialysis treatment that is right for them. DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that their McMinnville location will now offer patients the opportunity to receive treatment at home through their Peritoneal Dialysis program. DSI McMinnville will also provide Periotneal Dialysis treatments to patients who are admitted or scheduled for surgery at ... read more
  • Sedgwick announces intent to acquire VeriClaim --- MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014
    Posted at 5:54 AM
    Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick), announced today that they have signed an agreement to acquire T&H Global Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries (T&H). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120813/CL56657LOGO T&H subsidiaries VeriClaim, Inc., VRS VeriClaim U.K. Ltd, Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc., Cramer, Johnson, Wiggins & Associates, Inc., (CJW) and Ellis May provide specialized claims services including property loss adjusting, field investigation, third-party claims management and fire and forensics investigation services that notably complement Sedgwick's existing capabilities. In addition to T&H's geographical presence in all 50 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    Women everywhere know how frustrating a vaginal infection can be; these infections are not only uncomfortable, they're often also embarrassing and have a way of derailing the best-laid social plans. pH-D Feminine Health Support (http://ph-defense.com) is a new, over-the-counter product designed to promote vaginal health. It is an all-natural, homeopathic product. Odor, discharge, and discomfort or itch are the most common symptoms of vaginal infection. In many cases, the cause of such problems can be traced to bacteria resulting from ... read more

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • Posted at 3:51 PM
    A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in September 17 edition of the journal Lancet Oncology. By clarifying which patients are at highest risk for reduced sperm production as adults, researchers expect the findings to eventually increase use of pre-treatment fertility preservation methods such as sperm banking. The study involved drugs called alkylating agents that are widely ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Parks Heritage Federal Credit Union, based in Glens Falls, N.Y. with $25 million in assets, has implemented EFT Source, Inc.’s instant issuance solution, Card@Once®, to safeguard its members in the wake of data breaches. EFT Source is a provider of ... read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the appointment of Oliver Rogers as the company's executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO) effective Sept. 15, 2014. Rogers previously served as the organization's president of hospital based services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146186 "As EVP and COO, Oliver will play a key role in positioning TeamHealth for continued growth and operational success," said Mike Snow, president and CEO of TeamHealth. "His depth of ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI) today announced that Kevin D. Cordell has been appointed President, U.S. Extremities, effective September 29, 2014. Mr. Cordell will have operating responsibility for Wright’s U.S. extremities and biologic business, reporting directly to the chief operating officer, and be located at ... read more
  • Posted at 9:18 AM
    The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) awarded the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai the prestigious 2014 Toll Excellence Award in Technology for its expansion of the Salik Toll System. The award was presented Sept. 15th at IBTTA’s 82nd Annual Meeting in Austin, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    ProNova Solutions announced today they have delivered a 230 MeV cyclotron to the Provision Center for Proton Therapy in Knoxville, Tennessee, making this the first facility in the world to have two cyclotrons delivering protons to cancer patients. ... read more

Sunday, September 14, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings Pte Ltd (SAM) and ProNova announced today that ProNova has been selected by SAM as its partner to establish the first proton therapy facility in Singapore. The SC360 proton therapy system will be an essential element of a new outpatient ... read more

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    MEDHOST, Inc., a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement services and solutions, today announced that Capella Healthcare, headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., is successfully submitting Meaningful Use public health data through MEDHOST YourCareLink, a turn-key service that manages this state-specific reporting requirement. To achieve compliance with the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, Capella Healthcare is responsible for transmitting data to each state's public health reporting agencies. "Fulfilling the Meaningful Use Stage 2 Department of Public Health ... read more

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates (FGTBA). Based in Tampa, Fla., FGTBA's more than 200 physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage approximately 160,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for eight hospitals and 11 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). "Since 1994, our organization has grown from a core of seven cardiac anesthesiologists to more than 50 anesthesiologists and ... read more