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Hyperfine Announces CEO Transition

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 9:05pm

GUILFORD, Conn., June 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperfine, Inc. (Nasdaq: HYPR), (“Hyperfine” or “the Company”), the groundbreaking medical device company that created Swoop®, the world's first FDA-cleared portable MRI system™, today announced that Dave Scott will step down from his role as President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Board Member for personal reasons, effective July 29, 2022. Scott Huennekens, who currently serves as Executive Chairperson of the Board, will succeed Mr. Scott as interim President and CEO, also effective July 29, 2022. The Company is engaging in a search for a long-term CEO as it continues to execute its business strategy focused on commercial expansion of the Swoop system. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the CEO transition today, June 29, 2022, at 4:30 PM Eastern Time.

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  • The Company will host a conference call to discuss the CEO transition today, June 29, 2022, at 4:30 PM Eastern Time.
  • As interim President and CEO, Mr. Huennekens will oversee the ongoing expansion of Hyperfine to become a leading medical imaging provider.
  • We wish him well as he addresses the personal reasons limiting his ability to continue as President and CEO of Hyperfine.
  • I am disappointed to have to step back from my role as President and CEO of Hyperfine.

Vestar Capital-backed Mercury Healthcare Acquired by WebMD Health Corp

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 7:06pm

NEW YORK, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestar Capital Partners, a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm, today announced the sale of Mercury Healthcare, the technology and data analytics company, to WebMD Health Corp, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals.

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  • NEW YORK, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestar Capital Partners, a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm, today announced the sale of Mercury Healthcare, the technology and data analytics company, to WebMD Health Corp, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • "Vestar is proud to have supported the transformation of Healthgrades and Mercury over the last decade as they have become true leaders in consumer and b2b healthcare engagement," said Norm Alpert, Founding Partner, Co-President and head of Healthcare at Vestar.
  • "This acquisition is the culmination of Mercury Healthcare's 30-year legacy of supporting healthcare providers in creating lasting consumer and patient relationships," said Jovan Willford, CEO, Mercury Healthcare.
  • Mercury Healthcare helps healthcare organizations create seamless consumer experiences and improve outcomes to build healthier communities.

WelbeHealth Becomes First Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Provider to Convert to Public Benefit Company Status

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:30pm

An alternative to nursing homes, PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps keep people in their communities.

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  • An alternative to nursing homes, PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps keep people in their communities.
  • Were converting to a public benefit company to ensure that our mission and purpose are protected for generations to come.
  • WelbeHealth teams close the loop on comprehensive care to keep the most vulnerable seniors living safely in their own homes.
  • WelbeHealth delivers these services through the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a Medicare and Medicaid program.

Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research to Hold Third Annual Global Virtual Patient Summit: Unveiling Possibilities

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:38pm

CHICAGO, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is proud to bring together sarcoidosis patients, caregivers, and family and friends at the Third Annual Global Virtual Patient Summit: Unveiling Possibilities.

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  • CHICAGO, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is proud to bring together sarcoidosis patients, caregivers, and family and friends at the Third Annual Global Virtual Patient Summit: Unveiling Possibilities.
  • This summit is the world's largest virtual sarcoidosis patient event.
  • Unveiling Possibilities will bring connection, expertise, and shared experiences to all impacted by sarcoidosis.
  • Established in 2000, The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) is the leading international nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving care for sarcoidosis patients.

SeriousFun Children's Network, Rite Aid Healthy Futures Expand Existing Partnership

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:30pm

NORWALK, Conn. , June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- An expanded partnership between Rite Aid Healthy Futures (Healthy Futures) and SeriousFun Children's Network (SeriousFun) will advance critical new racial and health equity programs, helping ensure kids from all backgrounds can grow and thrive at camp this summer and beyond.

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  • New $3M grant will fund health-related, DEI initiatives
    NORWALK, Conn., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- An expanded partnership between Rite Aid Healthy Futures (Healthy Futures) and SeriousFun Children's Network (SeriousFun) will advance critical new racial and health equity programs, helping ensure kids from all backgrounds can grow and thrive at camp this summer and beyond.
  • This marks the second major grant from Healthy Futures, a public charity affiliated with Rite Aid, to SeriousFun, a global community of 30 camps and programs serving children with serious illnesses and their families, totally free of charge.
  • "SeriousFun Children's Network continues to adapt, expand, and innovate its programs to deliver relevant and life-changing experiences for children with serious medical conditions," said Matt DeCamara, Executive Director of Rite Aid Healthy Futures.
  • Rite Aid Healthy Futures, formerly known as The Rite Aid Foundation, is a public charity dedicated to driving change in communities, with emphasis on underserved neighborhoods, focusing on the areas of health, wellness, race and equity.

WebMD Health Corp. Acquires Mercury Healthcare, Building on Leadership in Patient Engagement Solutions

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:30pm

Mercury Healthcare will join WebMD Provider , WebMD's market leading consumer/physician engagement and clinical education business.

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  • Mercury Healthcare will join WebMD Provider , WebMD's market leading consumer/physician engagement and clinical education business.
  • WebMD, an Internet Brands company, is at the heart of the digital health revolution that is transforming the healthcare experience for consumers, patients, healthcare professionals, employers, health plans and health systems.
  • The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, Jobson Healthcare Information, MediQuality, Frontline, Vitals Consumer Services, Aptus Health, Krames, PulsePoint, The Wellness Network, MedicineNet, eMedicineHealth, RxList, OnHealth, Medscape Education, and other owned WebMD sites.
  • WebMD, Medscape, CME Circle, Medpulse, eMedicine, MedicineNet, theheart.org and RxList are among the trademarks of WebMD Health Corp. or its subsidiaries.

Centric Consulting is Named a Finalist of the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Community Response

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:00pm

Dayton, Ohio, June 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centric Consulting, an international business and technology consulting firm, announced it was named a finalist for the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in the Community Response category.

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  • Dayton, Ohio, June 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centric Consulting, an international business and technology consulting firm, announced it was named a finalist for the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in the Community Response category.
  • Centric has been a Microsoft partner since 2007 and has since earned Microsoft Managed Gold Competency partner status.
  • I am honored to announce the winners and finalists of the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, said Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft.
  • Centric Consulting is an international management consulting firm with unmatched expertise in business transformation, hybrid workplace strategy, technology implementation and adoption.

Travelers Publishes Its 2021 Sustainability Report

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:00pm

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV ) today published its 2021 Sustainability Report, which outlines the companys comprehensive strategy for creating shareholder value over time, as well as its ongoing environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.

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  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV ) today published its 2021 Sustainability Report, which outlines the companys comprehensive strategy for creating shareholder value over time, as well as its ongoing environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
  • This years sustainability report details that approach and highlights how our ESG initiatives are integrated throughout everything we do.
  • Throughout 2020 and 2021, the Travelers Institute hosted 45 virtual events to help consumers and business leaders navigate through uncertain times.
  • A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $35 billion in 2021.

Veradigm Issued Patent for Risk Adjustment Method and Apparatus

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 1:01pm

Veradigm, a business unit of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX), today announced that its method and apparatus for risk adjustment patent (Dynamic Intervention Planning) has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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  • Veradigm, a business unit of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX), today announced that its method and apparatus for risk adjustment patent (Dynamic Intervention Planning) has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220629005232/en/
    The patent covers the systems that power Veradigms Dynamic Intervention Planning process.
  • Dynamic Intervention Planning can result in a greater risk adjustment lift for our clients.
  • Through this patent, only Veradigm can identify service item management opportunities, ascribe levels of confidence, and size Risk Adjustment Factor points.

GSK Selects Target the Future Grant Recipient in Innovation Challenge Supporting Multiple Myeloma Community

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

Their proposal, the HealthTree Equity and Diversity for Multiple Myeloma Program, will improve access, education and support for underserved communities and minority patients.

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  • Their proposal, the HealthTree Equity and Diversity for Multiple Myeloma Program, will improve access, education and support for underserved communities and minority patients.
  • GSK saw problems and created a program to target a better future.
  • Target the Future is an international, multi-year initiative dedicated to advancing innovation and addressing key needs in the multiple myeloma community.
  • GSK assembled a multidisciplinary advisory group of people personally and professionally connected to the multiple myeloma community and evaluated the top 20 submissions from around the world.