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Direct Relief Donating 60 Million KN95 Masks to Combat Covid-19 Across the Americas

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:47pm

The donations are coming from a purchase of 89 million masks by Direct Relief, among the largest single PPE purchases by a charitable nonprofit.

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  • The donations are coming from a purchase of 89 million masks by Direct Relief, among the largest single PPE purchases by a charitable nonprofit.
  • Direct Relief has built strong working relationships across Latin America with national health ministries, multilateral organizations and local health organizations.
  • In total, Direct Relief has helped ship more than 12 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to the Americas.
  • Direct Relief is also reserving 10 million masks for US safety-net health facilities, including Federally Qualified Health Centers and Free and Charitable Clinics .

Encompass Health Corporation Announces Plan to Spin Off Home Health and Hospice Business under the New Brand Enhabit Home Health & Hospice

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:15pm

The spin-off, which is expected to be tax-free to Encompass Health's shareholders, will result in Encompass Health's shareholders owning stock in both companies.

Key Points: 
  • The spin-off, which is expected to be tax-free to Encompass Health's shareholders, will result in Encompass Health's shareholders owning stock in both companies.
  • The establishment of Enhabit Home Health & Hospice will furtherstrengthenEnhabit's focus on high-quality, cost-effective care delivered in the home setting.Enhabit Home Health & Hospice chose the name Enhabit because it intuitively is linked to the home.
  • In addition, Encompass Health, through its senior management, may from time to time make forward-looking public statements concerning the matters described herein.
  • No assurance can be given that the transactions described herein will be consummated or as to the ultimate terms of any such transactions.

MediPines Announces National Distribution for AGM100 Pulmonary Gas Exchange Technology

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:34pm

Orange County, California based MediPines Corporation , a global market leader in the development of gas exchange monitoring technology, has announced full national distribution throughout the United States for its unique AGM100 device, the worlds first FDA-cleared, non-invasive pulmonary gas exchange analyzer system.

Key Points: 
  • Orange County, California based MediPines Corporation , a global market leader in the development of gas exchange monitoring technology, has announced full national distribution throughout the United States for its unique AGM100 device, the worlds first FDA-cleared, non-invasive pulmonary gas exchange analyzer system.
  • Rather than having to rely on surrogate measures for gas exchange, physicians using the AGM100 can directly measure patients pulmonary status at the bedside.
  • The AGM100 is a medical device that rapidly detects respiratory impairment caused by conditions such as COVID-19, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, ARDS, pulmonary edema or embolism, etc.
  • MediPines is a global market leader in respiratory assessment and monitoring of pulmonary gas exchange.

Lex A. Mitchell, MD, is recognized by Continental Who's Who

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:55pm

HONOLULU, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex A. Mitchell, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Radiologist for his many years of outstanding service in the field of Radiology.

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  • HONOLULU, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex A. Mitchell, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Radiologist for his many years of outstanding service in the field of Radiology.
  • As a highly trained radiologist with 16 years of experience, Dr. Mitchell treats patients at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center in Honolulu, HI.
  • Dr. Mitchell has been in the position for two years, during which he has aided countless patients.
  • As a physician with Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Dr. Mitchell is part of Hawaii's largest multispecialty group practice.

Personalizing Patient Engagement: Redox and PatientBond Partner to Bring Consumer Science into Healthcare

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:45pm

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Redox, the company accelerating interoperability in healthcare, has announced its partnership with PatientBond , the patient engagement platform that employs consumer science to enhance the patient experience.

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  • MADISON, Wis., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Redox, the company accelerating interoperability in healthcare, has announced its partnership with PatientBond , the patient engagement platform that employs consumer science to enhance the patient experience.
  • Together PatientBond and Redox will support the seamless integration of personalized healthcare content across any electronic health record (EHR).
  • However, PatientBond's platform dissolves this problem by using consumer science and psychographics to improve how patients experience healthcare.
  • Redox accelerates the development and distribution of healthcare software solutions with a full-service integration platform to securely and efficiently exchange healthcare data.

CS McKee's 90th Anniversary Year Capped by New Products, New Hires and Record Growth in Assets

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:00pm

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --CS McKee capped off its 90th anniversary year in 2021 with new products, new additions to its investment management team and record growth in assets under management.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --CS McKee capped off its 90th anniversary year in 2021 with new products, new additions to its investment management team and record growth in assets under management.
  • McKee also entered the fast-growing ETF arena, partnering with AdvisorShares to bring two strategies to market in this increasingly desirable product format.
  • As of December 31, 2021, North Square had over $1.2 billion of assets under management in 12 mutual funds.
  • CS McKee and North Square Investments, LLC are investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Loopback Analytics Working with the University of Rochester Medical Center on Specialty Pharmacy Initiatives to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:22pm

DALLAS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Loopback Analytics, a leading provider of data-driven solutions for hospitals and health systems, is excited to announce it is working with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) to continue advancing specialty pharmacy services.

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  • DALLAS, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Loopback Analytics, a leading provider of data-driven solutions for hospitals and health systems, is excited to announce it is working with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) to continue advancing specialty pharmacy services.
  • "We are thrilled to be providing our pharmacy analytics platform to bolster URMC's efforts to improve patient care and advance their specialty pharmacy growth efforts," said Neil Smiley, Loopback Analytics CEO.
  • The University of Rochester Medical Center is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, and nonprofit research university.
  • The medical center includes Strong Memorial Hospital, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group), and the University of Rochester School of Nursing.

Cooper Housing Institute Awards $100,000 Grant to South County Outreach

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 5:39pm

South County Outreach is an Irvine-based nonprofit corporation whose mission is to prevent hunger and homelessness in Orange County, California.

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  • South County Outreach is an Irvine-based nonprofit corporation whose mission is to prevent hunger and homelessness in Orange County, California.
  • South County Outreach owns 17 condominiums that provide affordable housing, and offers the financial assistance required for rehousing families facing imminent homelessness.
  • "The COVID-19 pandemic has led to greater need for the types of services provided by South County Outreach, and this generous grant from the Cooper Housing Institute provides vital financial assistance that will help us continue to pursue our mission to prevent hunger and homelessness throughout Orange County."
  • The Cooper Housing Institute was formed by Will N. Cooper Sr. and Will N. Cooper Jr., leaders of Irvine, California-based WNC, a leading provider of investment, asset management and development services in the affordable housing industry.

Insights on the Micro Computed Tomography Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Bruker, PerkinElmer and Thermo Fisher Scientific Among Others

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 5:30pm

The Global Micro Computed Tomography Market size is expected to reach $342.5 Million by 2027, rising at a market growth of 10% CAGR during the forecast period.

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  • The Global Micro Computed Tomography Market size is expected to reach $342.5 Million by 2027, rising at a market growth of 10% CAGR during the forecast period.
  • This high demand for Micro Computed Tomography in the oil and gas sector is expected to augment the growth of the micro computed tomography market.
  • In addition, the chances of artifacts in the data generated by Micro Computed Tomography is one of the major limitations of Micro Computed Tomography imaging.
  • Based on the Analysis presented in the Cardinal matrix; Thermo Fisher Scientific is the forerunners in the Micro Computed Tomography Market.

Health Information Associates Introduces Helix, a Cloud-Based Audit Software, to Streamline Your Coding Auditor's Workday, Transforming Data into Action

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 5:23pm

Helix is an easy-to-use and intuitive coding review application, with a customizable reporting dashboard, that enables auditors to efficiently and effectively manage the entire audit lifecycle.

Key Points: 
  • Helix is an easy-to-use and intuitive coding review application, with a customizable reporting dashboard, that enables auditors to efficiently and effectively manage the entire audit lifecycle.
  • Originally developed for HIA's internal use and client reporting, clients expressed interest in using the tool for their own review processes.
  • Among its many features, Helix gives users the ability to turn robust and itemized audit insights into actionable next steps.
  • Brett Randolph, Executive Director of Review Services and former Health Information Management (HIM) Director at a large health system, speaks from experience.