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WellCare of New York Honored by New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Community Engagement

28 11 2017

NEW YORK and TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 28, 2017 -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) and the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) announced today that WellCare of New York was awarded the inaugural Anthony Chiarelli Employment Engagement Award in honor of its "successful practices [that] have provided compelling results on the value of diversity in corporate America." Alex Diaz, senior manager of Medicaid Sales for WellCare, accepted the award on behalf of the company on Nov. 9 during the NYCHCC 2017 Relief Mission to Puerto Rico in San Juan. While in Puerto Rico, he joined staff from the YMCA of Santurce to assist with clean-up and restoration. NYCHCC is dedicated to representing and advocating for Hispanic businesses in New York City in a cohesive and collective way. The organization helps to ensure the success of Hispanic businesses and the community they serve. The Anthony Chiarelli Employment Engagement Award recognizes companies that understand employee engagement...

Get Ready: FoQIS QAPI Management System (QMS) Helps Nursing Facilities Navigate New QAPI Compliance Requirements

28 11 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 28, 2017 -- Effective today, regulation reforms from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mandate a new process for surveying the policies and procedures of nursing facilities across the U.S. Understandably, many facility operators are nervous about this significant new challenge, as compliance failures can result in a range of penalties from daily fines to outright suspension of Medicare/Medicaid compensation. Newly launched software from Fort Worth, TX-based FoQIS QAPI Management System (QMS) now updated to cover all of the new Long-Term Care (LTC) survey procedures and methods, gives nursing facility operators an easy, exceptionally cost-efficient tool for avoiding penalties, assuring compliance, and establishing a documented remediation trail for audits. "I've seen the benefits from using survey preparation software such as FoQIS range from $1,500 to literally $1 million," says Jay Hamilton, founder and CEO of FoQIS, LLC. "A care...

Solo Travel: The Rise of Baby Boomers Going Overseas on their Own— Internationalliving.com

28 11 2017

Penang, Malaysia I wanted a little ‘unknown’ and a little ‘wow…how interesting’ in a destination Baltimore, MD. November 28, 2017 The editors at International Living report an increasing number of retirees opting to travel—and ultimately, retire—alone overseas. These single Boomers say they’re drawn by the adventure, freedom, and empowerment traveling and even living alone overseas provides. “It’s not surprising our editors around the world are seeing this trend,” says Jennifer Stevens, International Living’s Executive Editor, “given that singles—women particularly—often face greater financial pressures in retirement than married couples do. And by traveling and living in good-value destinations abroad, single retirees are able to expand their quality of life while saving money. It’s a way for solo Baby Boomers to take control of their retirement. “Going overseas may seem like an intimidating prospect, but solo Baby Boomers regularly report that,...

Dr. Dale Spencer, Dentist in Hickory, NC, Distinguished as Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry

28 11 2017

Hickory, NC Dentist, Dr. Dale Spencer, Awarded as Honored Fellow of AAID HICKORY, N.C. November 28, 2017 Renowned dentist in Hickory, NC, Dr. Dale Spencer, was recently selected as an Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) for his notable work in implant dentistry. Dr. Spencer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and has received advanced training in placing dental implants. Dr. Spencer was selected to receive the Honored Fellow award at the 66th AAID Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. The AAID hosted over 1600 implant dental professionals from around the world for the four-day conference, during which six AAID members—including Dr. Spencer—were named Honored Fellows. This award is based off rigorous requirements as established by the organization, and successful candidates are given the Fellow certificate, medallion, and credentialing from one of the most prestigious dental organization in the country. Each...

goTransverse named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Subscription Relationship Management

28 11 2017

Customers cited goTransverse's strength and expertise in the billing domain as a key strength. The ability to rate near-real-time events and support rapid decision making was cited. The company's solution has a competitive advantage for customers that value both time to revenue and cost to serve.” AUSTIN, Texas November 28, 2017 goTransverse, a leader in intelligent billing and agile monetization, announced that the company has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Subscription Relationship Management 2017 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US43172417, November 2017). “We are thrilled with the continued market and analyst recognition of our award-winning platform. At goTransverse we help our clients’ turn their billing into a competitive advantage. We help monetize a limitless combination of subscription and consumption-based business models, giving our clients a leg up on the competition, simplifying the quote-to-cash process and letting their customers buy...

BallisticBoard™ Offers NIJ Ballistic Protection in a Thin (.264 inches), Lightweight, Rigid or Soft Material

28 11 2017

BallisticBoard™ can be used to convert almost any surface into ballistic protection - ballistic backpack inserts, classroom doors & walls, desktops, countertops BallisticBoard was developed to save lives. Whether that means protecting a young child from a school intruder or a convenient store owner from a burglar, the focus is all about saving lives.” — Jason Henkel, Director of Operations at ShotStop Ballistics STOW, OHIO, USA, November 28, 2017 -- In the first three quarters of 2017, the Gun Violence Archive, a non-profit organization that tracks shootings, reported more than 48,000 gun-related incidents in the U.S., including more than 12,000 deaths and 24,000 injuries. These striking statistics are magnified when news of mass shootings like the recent Las Vegas rampage and Texas church incidents take place.Ohio-based ShotStop® Ballistics is fed up with these numbers - and the lives behind the numbers - and is dedicated to doing something about them. ShotStop, a manufacturer...

Stitch Fix Announces Date for First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

28 11 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2017 -- Stitch Fix, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFIX), an online personal styling service, today announced that it will release its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended October 28, 2017 after market close on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, followed by a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss Stitch Fix’s financial results and outlook. The call will be hosted by Katrina Lake, CEO and Founder, and Paul Yee, CFO. A live webcast will be accessible on Stitch Fix’s investor relations website at investors.stitchfix.com. The call can also be accessed domestically at (800) 441-0022 and internationally at (719) 325-4758, passcode 3218147.  A telephonic replay will be available through Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820, passcode 3218147. A replay of the webcast will be also available at investors.stitchfix.com.About Stitch FixStitch Fix is reinventing the shopping experience by...

American Airlines and Mastercard Stand Up in the Fight Against Cancer

28 11 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 28, 2017 -- American Airlines has partnered with Mastercard® to go the extra mile for Stand Up To Cancer this holiday season. Beginning today through December 12, American will reward AAdvantage® members with 25 miles for every dollar donated to Stand Up To Cancer through the Miles to Stand Up program. Mastercard will match cardholder donations of $25 or more made through this promotion up to a grand total of $1 million.“The combination of American AAdvantage miles and Mastercard’s match is a powerful one that will drive real results for an initiative that is making breakthroughs in cancer research every day,” said Kurt Stache, senior vice president – Marketing, Loyalty and Sales for American. “Earlier this year, American donated $1 million to Stand Up To Cancer thanks to the kindness of our customers who have demonstrated their generosity and commitment to this cause again and again. We are thrilled to be working with Mastercard as the season of giving...

II-VI Incorporated to Present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference

28 11 2017

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 28, 2017 -- II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI), a leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, today announced that Dr. Giovanni Barbarossa, Chief Technology Officer and President of Laser Solutions Segment, and Mary Jane Raymond, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 2:30 PM PST.About II-VI IncorporatedII-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide. The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic...

Zogenix To Host Call with Pediatric Epilepsy Expert Joseph Sullivan, M.D., on Dravet Syndrome and ZX008 on Monday, December 4

28 11 2017

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 -- Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing therapies for the treatment of rare central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that it will host an update call on Dravet syndrome and the Company’s investigational drug, ZX008, featuring pediatric epilepsy expert, Joseph Sullivan, M.D., on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 4:30pm Eastern Time.Dr. Sullivan is Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center at University of California San Francisco, and the Principal Investigator of Zogenix’s first Phase 3 trial (Study 1) in North America for ZX008 for Dravet syndrome. He will discuss the current treatment landscape, the unmet medical need for treating patients with Dravet syndrome and the updated Phase 3 clinical trial data on ZX008 to be presented at the upcoming American Epilepsy Society (AES) 71st Annual Meeting. Dr. Sullivan will be available to answer questions at the conclusion of the call.Zogenix's management team will...

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