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Liquidity Services awarded a contract by NEPO to sell commercial vehicles and construction equipment on its online marketplace AllSurplus

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 8:47pm

BETHESDA, Md., June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) is proud to have been awarded a place on the NEPO202 framework Remarketing of Vehicles and Plant Equipment.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) is proud to have been awarded a place on the NEPO202 framework Remarketing of Vehicles and Plant Equipment.
  • Under the 4-year contract awarded by NEPO, Liquidity Services will sell used cars, commercial vehicles, and construction equipment on behalf of a range of public sector organisations in the United Kingdom including local authorities, educational establishments, emergency services and NHS bodies.
  • All items for sale can be viewed and purchased on AllSurplus.com, Liquidity Services leading marketplace for business surplus.
  • Established in 1976, NEPO undertakes high-value procurement in major strategic areas of spend in conjunction with North Eastern UK local authorities and a range of associate members.

California Family Physicians Optimistic on State Reopening

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 3:59am

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is optimistic as new COVID-19 guidelines take effect.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is optimistic as new COVID-19 guidelines take effect.
  • "As trusted physicians who care for patients of all ages, Family Physicians have an essential role in ensuring Californians continue to get vaccinated.
  • About the California Academy of Family Physicians: With more than 10,000 members, including active practicing family physicians, residents in family medicine, and medical students interested in the specialty, CAFP is the largest primary care medical society in California.
  • Family Physicians serve a broad base of patients in urban, suburban, and rural areas, often in California's most underserved areas.

Kyowa Kirin welcomes the decision that NICE will revisit their appraisal of the innovative systemic treatment, POTELIGEO®▼ (mogamulizumab), for adults living with two forms of ultra-rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:51pm

Kyowa Kirin remains committed to finding a solution for people living with SS or MF to have access to POTELIGEO and will continue discussions with NICE and NHS England to find a resolution.

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  • Kyowa Kirin remains committed to finding a solution for people living with SS or MF to have access to POTELIGEO and will continue discussions with NICE and NHS England to find a resolution.
  • We strongly believe in the clinical and cost effectiveness of POTELIGEO and will continue a dialogue with NICE and NHS England.
  • We are hopeful that NICEs reassessment might bring parity with the SMCs decision to make mogamulizumab available in Scotland.
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Northgate Public Services to improve patient experience and outcomes with acquisition of Vantage Health

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:24am

Effective solutions are needed to be able to manage resources, save money and secure the best outcomes for patients.

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  • Effective solutions are needed to be able to manage resources, save money and secure the best outcomes for patients.
  • David Ezra, co-founder of Vantage Health, says: "It's never been more important for the NHS and healthcare services to have efficient solutions that work.
  • NPS already has a significant presence in this sector, following its acquisition of three EMIS Group plc businesses in 2019.
  • Northgate Public Services (NPS) will become NEC Software Solutions UK from July 2021.

VitalHub Announces Sale to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 12:30pm

TORONTO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VitalHub Corp. (the Company or VitalHub) (TSXV: VHI) is pleased to announce the recent sale of subsidiary Intouch with Healths (Intouch) digital health platform to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (the Trust or Coventry and Warwickshire) and an expansion sale following a successful proof-of-concept installation.

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  • TORONTO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VitalHub Corp. (the Company or VitalHub) (TSXV: VHI) is pleased to announce the recent sale of subsidiary Intouch with Healths (Intouch) digital health platform to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (the Trust or Coventry and Warwickshire) and an expansion sale following a successful proof-of-concept installation.
  • The Trust has chosen VitalHub as its digital outpatient partner to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
  • Moreover, these solutions will help the Trust deliver an improved hospital experience for patients while alleviating pressure on its administrators and clinical staff.
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts and is responsible for managing two major hospitals Hospital of St Cross in Rugby and University Hospital in Coventry serving a population of over 1 million people and providing more than 800,000 episodes of careto patients.

New fast-track video consult and CBT service launched as number of UK depression cases double to 10 million

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7:00am

LONDON, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to address the UK's mental health crisis, Mindler, a new virtual blended psychologist-led video and iCBT therapy service, has launched today in the UK.

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  • LONDON, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to address the UK's mental health crisis, Mindler, a new virtual blended psychologist-led video and iCBT therapy service, has launched today in the UK.
  • With increasing pressure on NHS mental health services, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, increased waiting means that patients face long waiting times to get treatment within the NHS.
  • The service provides tailored evidence-based iCBT within the app alongside video consultations in order to support patients between sessions and give them the tools to better understand and manage their mental health.
  • The waiting times to use the service are shorter, which is particularly important for those who need treatment quickly,"added Lagerqvist.

Statement in response to concerns around the GP Data for Planning and Research programme

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 10:02pm

This ensures peoples data isnt used or shared in ways they wouldnt expect.

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  • This ensures peoples data isnt used or shared in ways they wouldnt expect.
  • The success of any project will rely on people trusting and having confidence in how their personal data will be used.
  • It is crucial that, from the start, thought is given to how this can be explained clearly to people.
  • We recognise the concerns people have with the GP Data for Planning and Research programme and, while we have already engaged with NHS Digital regarding their data protection obligations, we continue to work with them and others about next steps.

Leicestershire Police Deploys NICE Investigate to Streamline Digital Evidence Sharing and Improve Cross-Agency Collaboration

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 11:30am

NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that the United Kingdoms Leicestershire Police is deploying the NICE Investigate Digital Investigation and Digital Evidence Management solution across its force of 1,800 officers, following a successful pilot test.

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  • NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that the United Kingdoms Leicestershire Police is deploying the NICE Investigate Digital Investigation and Digital Evidence Management solution across its force of 1,800 officers, following a successful pilot test.
  • Leicestershire Police will use NICE Investigate to digitally transform processes around collecting, analyzing and sharing evidence, to drive improved efficiency, time savings, cross-agency collaboration and better justice outcomes.
  • As a one-stop solution for digital evidence management, NICE Investigate improves operational efficiency by enabling investigators to collect evidence through a single login.
  • NICE Investigate also improves collaboration on joint investigations with neighboring forces through the automated collection and electronic sharing of digital evidence.

Health Monitor Network Expands Senior Leadership Team in Response to Continued Growth

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

MONTVALE, N.J., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of direct-to-patient and direct-to-physician marketing solutions that maximize biopharmaceutical/OTC brand growth, Health Monitor Network is once again expanding its senior leadership team during this period of strong growth.

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  • MONTVALE, N.J., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of direct-to-patient and direct-to-physician marketing solutions that maximize biopharmaceutical/OTC brand growth, Health Monitor Network is once again expanding its senior leadership team during this period of strong growth.
  • He will be responsible for Health Monitor's sales growth trajectory and will lead the entire Sales and Sales Operations teams.
  • This marks the second major senior leadership expansion for Health Monitor in the past two months and reflects the increasing need by biopharmaceutical and OTC manufacturers to leverage Health Monitor's point-of-care content strategies to drive brand growth.
  • Health Monitor is a nationally recognized leader in integrated, multi-channel, DTP marketing solutions for the biopharmaceutical/OTC industry.

Employee Burnout Up as Employers Pull Back on Support for Mental Health Benefits, Headspace Survey Finds

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 12:03pm

Survey respondents also say their employers are doing a worse job supporting mental health during the pandemic than they were a year ago and that employers are providing fewer mental health benefits and resources a 13% drop.

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  • Survey respondents also say their employers are doing a worse job supporting mental health during the pandemic than they were a year ago and that employers are providing fewer mental health benefits and resources a 13% drop.
  • Three in four people say mental health solutions should be backed by science, unchanged from last year's survey.
  • Fewer employers are providing mental health solutions to employees (-13%), even though more than half of all employees believe employer-provided mental health solutions are essential benefits.
  • Headspace supports government entities like New York State and the U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) to offer digital mental health tools.