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United Plans Largest Transatlantic Expansion in its History, Including 10 New Flights and Five New Destinations Debuting Summer 2022

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

"Our expansion offers the widest range of destinations to discover introducing new, trendy locales that our customers will love, as well as adding more flights to iconic, popular cities."

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  • "Our expansion offers the widest range of destinations to discover introducing new, trendy locales that our customers will love, as well as adding more flights to iconic, popular cities."
  • United will be the only North American carrier flying direct to Amman with service three times weekly with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
  • Beginning May 20, United will become the only U.S. carrier to fly to Norway with flights launching between New York/Newark and Bergen.
  • In 2019, United and United Express carriers operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 162 million customers.

Global Wellness Summit Announces Key Topic for Its 2021 Conference: How Traditional Healthcare Will Expand into Prevention and Wellness

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

The key topic announced today is how the pandemic has ushered in a new era in traditional medical care, as it actively pivots to focus on prevention and more holistic wellness.

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  • The key topic announced today is how the pandemic has ushered in a new era in traditional medical care, as it actively pivots to focus on prevention and more holistic wellness.
  • The Boston-based 2021 Summit will gather leading doctors and healthcare executives from research organizations such as Harvard, MIT, Cleveland Clinic and Pfizer to tackle this topic.
  • About the Global Wellness Summit The Global Wellness Summit is the premier organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy.
  • The organization's annual Global Wellness Trends Report offers expert-based predictions on the future of wellness.

OneProjects Announces $17 Million in New Financing to Advance Development of 4D Cardiac Imaging Technology

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

OneProjects, developer of four-dimensional (4D) cardiac imaging technology, today announced a total of $17 million in new financing for the company, including an $8 million Series A2 financing and two grants worth $9 million.

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  • OneProjects, developer of four-dimensional (4D) cardiac imaging technology, today announced a total of $17 million in new financing for the company, including an $8 million Series A2 financing and two grants worth $9 million.
  • The grants were awarded by the Irish governments Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund ($6 million) and the EIC Accelerator ($3 million).
  • The company will use the new funds to complete product development, conduct clinical trials, gain FDA clearance and prepare for U.S. commercialization of the first product developed from its proprietary 4D cardiac imaging platform, VERAFEYE.
  • This technology is designed to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias, and can also be applied to benefit structural heart procedures.

AmeriHealth Caritas Appoints Mark Grippi Market President of its Ohio Medicaid Plan

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, announced it has appointed Mark Grippi as market president of its Ohio Medicaid plan, AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio.

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  • AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, announced it has appointed Mark Grippi as market president of its Ohio Medicaid plan, AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio.
  • In April 2021, AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio was chosen to be one of seven health plans serving Ohios Medicaid managed care program.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005816/en/
    AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio Market President Mark Grippi.
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio is a managed care organization that is slated to begin serving Ohio Medicaid enrollees in July 2022.

New MS PATHS Data at ECTRIMS 2021 Confirm Biogen’s Disease-Modifying Therapies Do Not Reduce Antibody Response to COVID-19 Vaccines in People with Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 11:02am

Using data from the MS PATHS network in the U.S., Germany and Spain, researchers evaluated blood samples from 322 participants 28-90 days after their last COVID-19 vaccine dose.

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  • Using data from the MS PATHS network in the U.S., Germany and Spain, researchers evaluated blood samples from 322 participants 28-90 days after their last COVID-19 vaccine dose.
  • Preliminary results suggest that anti-CD20 and sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) therapies may reduce the antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination.
  • These insights are important in helping providers and patients alike manage MS while seeking to protect patients from COVID-19 through vaccination.
  • Leveraging the unique MS PATHS network, we were able to quickly generate data on the impact of the different MS DMTs on COVID-19 vaccine antibody responses.

GIBLIB Joins the Inaugural AWS Healthcare Accelerator Program

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- GIBLIB , the premier on-demand education and CME-accredited platform for healthcare professionals to learn from the world's leading medical experts anytime and anywhere, has been selected to participate in the very first Amazon Web Services (AWS) Healthcare Accelerator program .

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- GIBLIB , the premier on-demand education and CME-accredited platform for healthcare professionals to learn from the world's leading medical experts anytime and anywhere, has been selected to participate in the very first Amazon Web Services (AWS) Healthcare Accelerator program .
  • The four-week technical, business, and mentorship accelerator opportunity furthers the company's mission to improve the learning experiences of physicians, advanced practitioners, and allied healthcare professionals.
  • Healthcare has been strained to its limits due to the global pandemic, rising healthcare costs, and growing challenges in healthcare access and equity.
  • "We are honored and thrilled to be part of AWS's prestigious accelerator program and receive training, mentoring and guidance from subject-matter experts," said Brian Conyer, CEO and co-founder of GIBLIB.

Ryan Waldschmidt Wins PCCA’s 2021 International Seminar Pharmacy Student Scholarship Contest

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:17pm

Houston, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PCCA has selected pharmacy student Ryan Waldschmidt as the winner of its 2021 International Seminar Pharmacy Student Scholarship Contest.

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  • Houston, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PCCA has selected pharmacy student Ryan Waldschmidt as the winner of its 2021 International Seminar Pharmacy Student Scholarship Contest.
  • Its easy to have great hopes and expectations of pharmacy in the future hearing Ryan share his excitement and plans.
  • Pharmacy students across the country entered the Student Scholarship Contest for the chance to engage with compounding pharmacists from all over the world at International Seminar.
  • He also won the PCCA ACT Student Scholarship in 2020 and the APHA Foundation Pharmacists Mutual Community Pharmacy Scholarship in 2021.

Living Minute Series - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --South Florida PBS' Health Channel is highlighting innovations in Breast Cancer in its Living Minute Series, featuring clinical advances that may soon translate into improved care, cutting-edge technology and treatments that are fueling progress.

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --South Florida PBS' Health Channel is highlighting innovations in Breast Cancer in its Living Minute Series, featuring clinical advances that may soon translate into improved care, cutting-edge technology and treatments that are fueling progress.
  • Breast Cancer in African American Women: Mortality rate for breast cancer is 39% higher in Black women, according to the National Cancer Institute.
  • Fast Treatment Can Affect Breast Cancer Survival: Research from the Cleveland Clinic shows that completing all phases of breast cancer treatment within a certain timeframe can lengthen survival rates for forms of the disease.
  • The Living Minute series is made possible by Thermo Fisher's ReadyCheckGo program astreamlinedprotocol forstudents,K-12,to swabandsubmitsamples fortestingeachday.K-12 coronavirus testing can be quickly implemented with the Thermo FisherScientific ReadyCheckGo testing program.

Open Health Network Launches PatientSphere 2.0 for Cardiology

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:42pm

PatientSphere 2.0 for Cardiology is the adaptation of the technology platform for the care of chronic heart disease.

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  • PatientSphere 2.0 for Cardiology is the adaptation of the technology platform for the care of chronic heart disease.
  • "This offering from Open Health Network is the only system on the market that does this to this degree."
  • PatientSphere 2.0 for Cardiology incorporates all the capabilities of its predecessors, PatientSphere and Constant Care.
  • Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Open Health Network seeks to provide a better, more complete way to manage chronic diseases through integrated, sophisticated and adaptable technology.

Tower Surgical Partners Appoints Cresia Walker as First-Ever Chief Operating Officer

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower Surgical Partners ("the Company"), a leader in ambulatory surgical center (ASC) development and management, announced today the appointment of Cresia Walker as its first-ever Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately.

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  • ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower Surgical Partners ("the Company"), a leader in ambulatory surgical center (ASC) development and management, announced today the appointment of Cresia Walker as its first-ever Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately.
  • In this new role, Ms. Walker will be responsible for the Company's overall operations and tasked with guiding Tower Surgical Partners' expansion and business development activities.
  • Prior to joining Tower Surgical Partners, Ms. Walker served as an executive administrator at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, where she managed 16 surgical specialties across multiple locations.
  • "For thousands of women suffering from complex gynecological conditions, Tower Surgical Partners has established itself as a leading provider of minimally invasive, advanced laparoscopic GYN care," added Ms. Walker.