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Government of Canada supports community-based projects addressing HIV, Hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

This funding will be directed towards 18 projects to support the work of community-based organizations addressing HIV, hepatitis C and other STBBI.

Key Points: 
  • This funding will be directed towards 18 projects to support the work of community-based organizations addressing HIV, hepatitis C and other STBBI.
  • One project receiving funding is the Integrated National HIV Prevention Strategy for African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) People in Canada project.
  • This year, the Government of Canada is investing $106.4 million to help address STBBI across Canada.
  • Through the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) invests $26.4 million annually to support time-limited projects (up to 5 years) across Canada to address HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections (e.g.

American Council of the Blind Salutes Audio Description Award Winners

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

"We are proud to host the second annual Audio Description Awards Gala to recognize excellence in audio described content and celebrate the growing commitment to accessible media for people who are blind and low vision," said ACB's Executive Director, Eric Bridges.

Key Points: 
  • "We are proud to host the second annual Audio Description Awards Gala to recognize excellence in audio described content and celebrate the growing commitment to accessible media for people who are blind and low vision," said ACB's Executive Director, Eric Bridges.
  • This year's honorees have been carefully selected by a diverse group of leaders from ACB's Audio Description Awards Committee ,who have identified recipients as both audio description content leaders and media industry game changers.
  • The Audio Description Awards Gala celebrated the inclusivity and accessibility of media by recognizing those in television, streaming and the film industry's achievements in audio description for accessible media for blind and low vision audiences.For more details visit www.AdAwardsGala.org .
  • The American Council of the Blind is a national member-driven organization representing Americans who are blind and visually impaired.

Nextech Receives ONC Health IT Cures Update Certification to Support Compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

This includes the latest interoperability standards needed to support compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act information-sharing requirements.

Key Points: 
  • This includes the latest interoperability standards needed to support compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act information-sharing requirements.
  • The ONC certification ensures patients have seamless and secure access to their health informationessential functionality that we now provide without additional fees or upcharges to new and existing Nextech customers.
  • Nextech EHR products were tested and certified in October 2022 byDrummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).
  • Additionally, providers can be penalized under the information-blocking provisions of the ONC Cures Act final rule.

Senator Markey and Representative Eshoo Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Accessible Media and Video Communications Technologies for Individuals with Disabilities

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

and Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility Act in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.

Key Points: 
  • and Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility Act in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
  • "Since I authored the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, technologies have changed.
  • For these reasons, it is necessary for Congress to reaffirm our nation's commitment to accessible communications and video technologies.
  • The American Council of the Blind commends Sen. Markey and Rep. Eshoo for introducing the Communications, Video and Technology Accessibility Act.

ACB's 2022 Audio Description Awards Gala

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The American Council of the Blind (ACB) proudly announces the details of the 2022 Audio Description Awards Gala to be held virtually on November 29, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The American Council of the Blind (ACB) proudly announces the details of the 2022 Audio Description Awards Gala to be held virtually on November 29, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate inclusive media at ACB's 2022 Audio Description Awards Gala, held virtually on Nov. 29, 2022 at 7:30pm ET.
  • In its second year, ACB's Audio Description Awards Gala will honor significant achievements in media that continue to pave the way for creating the audio description standard as well as recognizing the best of television, streaming, and the film industry's commitment to accessible media for blind and low vision audiences in the form of audio description.
  • This year's honorees have been carefully selected by a diverse group of leaders from ACB's Audio Description Awards Committee ,who have identified recipients as both audio description content leaders and media industry game changers.

Bizmatics Inc's PrognoCIS EHR Software Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PrognoCIS Denali 3.1 EHRT by Bizmatics Inc, the industry leading, cloud based Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Cures Update Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB). The stamp of approval demonstrated that the software delivers the required functionality of enabling eligible providers and medical practices to meet the requirements of various regulatory programs that involve the use of certified electronic health records (EHR) technology.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PrognoCIS Denali 3.1 EHRT by Bizmatics Inc, the industry leading, cloud based Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Cures Update Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).
  • PrognoCIS provide all eligible clinicians the relevant workflows and technology they need to meet Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) requirements.
  • Since becoming an ONC-ACB in 2010, Drummond has conducted more than 3,000 health IT tests and certifications.
  • PrognoCIS Denali 3.1, which met the requirements for ONC 2015 Edition Cures Update, is Ambulatory CEHRT.

The Constant of the Cannabis Market Generates Need for Intoxication Detection Devices

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Monday, November 7, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Presently, the medical cannabis sector accounts for a majority of the market share, as progress is slowly being made in removing the stigmas associated with such products. Overall, the legal cannabis market is permeating throughout the U.S. states and is helping to create a multi-billion-dollar industry. While medical cannabis still dominates that broad cannabis marketplace, the growing awareness and legalization efforts are expected to further propel the overall industry forward. In 2020, legal cannabis sales in the U.S were up 46% from 2019, reaching a new record of USD 17.5 Billion, according to cannabinoid market research firm BDSA. Cannabix Technologies Inc. (OTC: BLOZF) (CSE: BLO), SNDL Inc. (NASDAQ: SNDL), Tilray Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON), Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB)

Key Points: 
  • Overall, the legal cannabis market is permeating throughout the U.S. states and is helping to create a multi-billion-dollar industry.
  • While medical cannabis still dominates that broad cannabis marketplace, the growing awareness and legalization efforts are expected to further propel the overall industry forward.
  • The Company's proprietary breath capture and laboratory-based marijuana detection equipment (as described below) will be used to collect and confirm THC in breath samples.
  • The Cannabix BCU can be used to collect time of stop breath samples immediately upon suspicion of cannabis use by a driver.

The Constant of the Cannabis Market Generates Need for Intoxication Detection Devices

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Monday, November 7, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Presently, the medical cannabis sector accounts for a majority of the market share, as progress is slowly being made in removing the stigmas associated with such products. Overall, the legal cannabis market is permeating throughout the U.S. states and is helping to create a multi-billion-dollar industry. While medical cannabis still dominates that broad cannabis marketplace, the growing awareness and legalization efforts are expected to further propel the overall industry forward. In 2020, legal cannabis sales in the U.S were up 46% from 2019, reaching a new record of USD 17.5 Billion, according to cannabinoid market research firm BDSA. Cannabix Technologies Inc. (OTC: BLOZF) (CSE: BLO), SNDL Inc. (NASDAQ: SNDL), Tilray Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON), Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB)

Key Points: 
  • Overall, the legal cannabis market is permeating throughout the U.S. states and is helping to create a multi-billion-dollar industry.
  • While medical cannabis still dominates that broad cannabis marketplace, the growing awareness and legalization efforts are expected to further propel the overall industry forward.
  • The Company's proprietary breath capture and laboratory-based marijuana detection equipment (as described below) will be used to collect and confirm THC in breath samples.
  • The Cannabix BCU can be used to collect time of stop breath samples immediately upon suspicion of cannabis use by a driver.

NextGen Office Receives ONC Health IT Cures Update Certification

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, today announced NextGen Office , its award-winning electronic health record and practice management (EHR/PM) platform for small practices, has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Cures Update Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).

Key Points: 
  • NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, today announced NextGen Office , its award-winning electronic health record and practice management (EHR/PM) platform for small practices, has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Cures Update Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).
  • Independent ambulatory practices can have peace of mind that the NextGen Office platform is not only ONC Health IT Cures Certified, but was also named the No.
  • For more information about Cures certification, check out NextGen Healthcares podcast titled 21st Century Cures Act: Five Years Later .
  • NextGen Office EHR version 5.0 is 2015 Edition Cures Update compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund Declares Distributions for Q4 2022

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Monday, October 17, 2022

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. (“CIM”), the manager of Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund (the “Fund”) is pleased to announce the payment of distributions on the actively-managed ETF Series of the Fund to unitholders of record as indicated below. The monthly distribution rate of CAD$0.038 per unit of the ETF Series represents an attractive annualized yield on net assets of approximately 3.2%.

Key Points: 
  • The ETF Series of Caldwell U.S. Dividend Advantage Fund trades on the TSX under the ticker symbol UDA.
  • Performance of the Fund prior to the conversion date would have differed had the Fund been subject to the same investment restrictions and practices of the current open-end mutual fund.
  • If distributions paid are greater than the performance of the fund, your original investment will shrink.
  • Distributions paid as a result of capital gains realized by a fund, and income and dividends earned by a fund, are taxable in your hands in the year they are paid.