United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Preparing for the Next Pandemic Begins Now

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:19pm

This is one of several recommendations to help combat the current pandemic and prepare for future health crises outlined in the AAMC's The Way Forward Starts Now: Lessons from COVID-19 .

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  • This is one of several recommendations to help combat the current pandemic and prepare for future health crises outlined in the AAMC's The Way Forward Starts Now: Lessons from COVID-19 .
  • "The severity of this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic was avoidable," Grover said.
  • "Federal leadershipwith state and local cooperationcould implement many of these recommendations within the next few months and years.
  • Federal and state government relaxation of regulatory restrictions on clinical care -- regulatory, licensing, and billing requirements -- during a national emergency.

Nxt-ID, Inc. Announces Pricing of $12.5 Million Underwritten Public Offering

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:06pm

The gross proceeds of the offering to the Company, inclusive of proceeds from the full exercise of the over-allotment option, are expected to be approximately $12.5 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses.

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  • The gross proceeds of the offering to the Company, inclusive of proceeds from the full exercise of the over-allotment option, are expected to be approximately $12.5 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses.
  • The offering is expected to close today, subject to customary closing conditions.
  • The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for new product development, working capital and liability reduction purposes.
  • These statements include but are not limited to statements regarding the intended terms of the offering, closing of the offering and use of any proceeds from the offering.

eHealth Exchange Announces $550,000 Innovation Grant Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:49pm

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The eHealth Exchange, one of the nations largest health information networks connecting federal agencies and providers, today announced the launch of the eHealth Exchange Innovation Grant.

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  • VIENNA, Va., Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The eHealth Exchange, one of the nations largest health information networks connecting federal agencies and providers, today announced the launch of the eHealth Exchange Innovation Grant.
  • Grant applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that might increase exchange by leveraging HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) or other eHealth Exchange technical specifications .
  • The eHealth Exchange Innovation Grant is open to eHealth Exchange participants and any eHealth Exchange eligible applicants.
  • To learn more about the eHealth Exchange Grant and apply, visit the eHealth Exchange website .

DSS, Inc. Expands Services Capabilities Through Acquisition of SBG Technology Solutions, Inc.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

Operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of DSS, Inc., SBG will expand DSS, Inc.'s services capabilities for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense, as well as with other federal agencies.

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  • Operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of DSS, Inc., SBG will expand DSS, Inc.'s services capabilities for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense, as well as with other federal agencies.
  • In addition, DSS, Inc. will compliment and help build upon SBG's Health IT services and National Security capabilities and experience through the development of new products to support government and commercial clients.
  • The acquisition was closed on September 8th, 2021, and financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
  • Founded in 2004, SBG offers IT Governance, Systems Engineering, Enterprise Modernization, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Security innovation to federal and commercial clients nationwide.

Neuromod appoints Eric Timm as US Chief Executive Officer

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specialises in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Mr. Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc., effective from 1stOctober 2021.

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  • DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specialises in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Mr. Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc., effective from 1stOctober 2021.
  • He joins Neuromod from WS Audiology, one of the biggest hearing aid manufacturers in the world, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the company's U.S. wholesale business.
  • In August, Neuromod announced the hiring of three experienced hearing healthcare executives to form Neuromod USA's leadership team and prepare for entry to the US market.
  • Stephanie Glowacki joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Tish Ramirez (AuD) as Chief Commercial Officer, and Holly Dean as Director, Commercial Sales.

Drs. Michael Green, Jennifer Lewis, Manali Patel, and Harold Bien receive first-ever LUNGevity VA Research Scholar Awards

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:10pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization, announced today the recipients of its 2021 VA Research Scholar Award.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization, announced today the recipients of its 2021 VA Research Scholar Award.
  • This new award mechanism is aimed at fostering junior researchers within the VA who are committed to research that improves outcomes for the veteran community.
  • "These four young investigators were selected because of the high quality of their proposals and their commitment to serve veterans.
  • The Foundation's overall research program is a crucial factor in moving the science forward to improve outcomes for people living with lung cancer.

Neuromod appoints Eric Timm as US Chief Executive Officer

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 10:00am

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specialises in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Mr. Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc., effective from 1stOctober 2021.

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  • - Timm to lead recently established U.S. team
    DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specialises in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Mr. Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc., effective from 1stOctober 2021.
  • He joins Neuromod from WS Audiology, one of the biggest hearing aid manufacturers in the world, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the company's U.S. wholesale business.
  • In August, Neuromod announced the hiring of three experienced hearing healthcare executives to form Neuromod USA's leadership team and prepare for entry to the US market.
  • Stephanie Glowacki joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Tish Ramirez (AuD) as Chief Commercial Officer, and Holly Dean as Director, Commercial Sales.

CATMEDIA Adds Experienced PhD as New Director of Research

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 3:30pm

TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --CATMEDIA has recently added even more capability to the already comprehensive service it provides clients by hiring Candace Rutt, PhD, as its new Director of Research.

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  • TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --CATMEDIA has recently added even more capability to the already comprehensive service it provides clients by hiring Candace Rutt, PhD, as its new Director of Research.
  • "We are thrilled to have brought Dr. Rutt on as a key member of our company," said Catherine Downey , CATMEDIA founder and CEO.
  • "Her research expertise in public health and her experience working with the CDC provides a valuable perspective for our clients' research projects."
  • She has extensive experience conducting scientific research studies, including study design, data collection, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and dissemination of findings.

Allsup Adds VA-Accredited Claims Agent for Veterans Disability Appeal Assistance

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 8:31pm

Belleville, Illinois, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and veterans disability appeal services, announced today that Anna Klucker has been named a Veterans Affairs (VA) Accredited Claims Agent.

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  • Belleville, Illinois, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and veterans disability appeal services, announced today that Anna Klucker has been named a Veterans Affairs (VA) Accredited Claims Agent.
  • She joins the ranks of accredited claims agents with the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Services.
  • She transitioned to Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Services about three years ago to support veterans through that Allsup service.
  • Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide Social Security disability, veterans disability appeal, return to work, and healthcare benefits services for individuals, their employers and insurance carriers.

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine Granted Approval to Transition to Three-Year Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree Program

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 5:50pm

According to Licari, Roseman University College of Dental Medicine will not be applying a full four years worth of tuition over three years in the new model.

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  • According to Licari, Roseman University College of Dental Medicine will not be applying a full four years worth of tuition over three years in the new model.
  • I'm proud of our College of Dental Medicine administration and faculty for working to accomplish the same for dental education.
  • Roseman University of Health Sciences will also offer a Doctor of Medicine through its College of Medicine, once it becomes accredited.
  • www.roseman.edu
    The program in dental education is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements."