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Asian Licensing Conference explores latest trends and forges new business opportunities

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am

The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.

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  • The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.
  • The 11th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC) online featured 34 industry speakers well versed in the industry and attracted more than 25,000 viewers from 42 countries and regions.
  • The inaugural Brand Forum took place alongside the conference, featuring a number of established Asian brands.
  • The ALC provides a one-stop platform where leading global brands and licensors can explore cross-sectoral cooperation and keep abreast of the latest market trends and opportunities.

The PAINWeek 2022 National Conference Presents the Advanced Practice Providers Track on Wednesday, September 7

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:00am

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Advanced Practice Providers are making a difference in pain management. Recent articles have asked, "can advanced practice providers be the answer to the nursing crisis?" [1] and noted that NPs and PAs are/will be 67.3% of the practitioners added to the workforce between 2016 and 2030, outpacing physicians. [2]

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  • MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Advanced Practice Providers are making a difference in pain management.
  • Recent articles have asked, "can advanced practice providers be the answer to the nursing crisis?"
  • PAINWeek is committed to providing advanced pain education to APPs at all stages of their careers, and 2022 promises to be the best conference yet.
  • Ms. Rowles is an associate professor of professional practice and director of the advanced pain management fellowship at Texas Christian University.

Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 to LGBTQ+ cancer prevention and early detection programs throughout the U.S.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:58pm

These projects will have a direct impact on members of the LGBTQ+ community, many of whom lack access to cancer prevention and early detection services.

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  • These projects will have a direct impact on members of the LGBTQ+ community, many of whom lack access to cancer prevention and early detection services.
  • We are thrilled to be supporting this diverse array of projects that bring attention to cancer screening disparities in the LGBTQ+ community, said Heather Mackey, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCN, Senior Director of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection at the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
  • TheCancer Education and Patient Navigation Programprovides comprehensive cancer education, prevention and early detection support, focused on a community in which cancer is the top cause of death.
  • The Prevent Cancer Foundation is the only U.S. nonprofit organization focused solely on saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.

MetroPlusHealth Expands Free Access to Dietitians to City Workers & Their Families Under Gold Plan

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With healthy food costs and diet-related illnesses on the rise in the City, MetroPlusHealth, New York City's high-quality and affordable health plan, today announced its $0 dietitian benefit expansion for City workers enrolled in its Gold Plan. MetroPlusHealth is the first commercial insurance provider to offer free dietitian visits in the country. The expanded offer would allow City workers and eligible family members in the Plan to receive free nutritional guidance with 26 visits with a dietitian expert per year. The program is currently available for Gold members with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and high cholesterol. With this expansion, almost 20,000 current members will be eligible. The benefit also covers dietitian services as prevention: healthier diets reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all solution, which is why a personalized plan from expert dietitian advice is essential.

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  • The expanded offer would allow City workers and eligible family members in the Plan to receive free nutritional guidance with 26 visits with a dietitian expert per year.
  • "Healthy food is medicine that all New Yorkers should have access to," said New York City Mayor Eric Adams.
  • I'm proud that City employees and their families on the MetroPlusHealth Gold plan will now have access to dietitian visits at no cost to help lead a healthier life."
  • "We are excited to be offering this expanded benefit to New York City workers," said Dr. Talya Schwartz, President and CEO of MetroPlusHealth.

Milestone Scientific Commences Sales of its CompuFlo® Epidural System to the University of Scranton for Incorporation in their Student Registered Nurse Anesthesia Curriculum

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:30pm

Ann Culp, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)/Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), University of Scranton program administrator, stated, Proper training is essential in performing an epidural procedure, given the inherent associated risks.

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  • Ann Culp, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)/Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), University of Scranton program administrator, stated, Proper training is essential in performing an epidural procedure, given the inherent associated risks.
  • In turn, this can help to dramatically reduce the risks of dural sheath puncture and other potential complications that could arise.
  • Arjan Haverhals, president and CEO of Milestone Scientific commented, We are honored to have the University of Scranton incorporate the CompuFlo Epidural system into their SRNA program.
  • Milestone undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

Robert J. Vadovic, RN, DNP, APNC, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:55am

As a specialist in internal medicine and a nurse practitioner, Dr. Vadovic is affiliated with Intermountain Healthcare in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • As a specialist in internal medicine and a nurse practitioner, Dr. Vadovic is affiliated with Intermountain Healthcare in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain Healthcare is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
  • In his spare time, Dr. Vadovic volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 700 in Las Vegas.
  • The doctor would like to dedicate this honor to his mentors, Susan Van Buge, DNP, and Ann Corne, RN.

Tevogen Bio Announces Positive Safety Results Upon Completion of Patient Enrollment in Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trial of T cell Therapy for Elderly or High-Risk COVID-19 Patients

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 3:12pm

Patients received one of four escalating dose levels, with enrollment completed for all levels in nine months.

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  • Patients received one of four escalating dose levels, with enrollment completed for all levels in nine months.
  • Patients treated earlier in the trial were infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19, with subsequent patients having Omicron and its subvariants of COVID-19.
  • No dose-limiting toxicities or significant treatment-related adverse events, including Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS), were observed for any patient at any dose level.
  • Tevogen Bio is driven by a team of distinguished scientists and highly experienced biopharmaceutical leaders who have successfully developed and commercialized multiple franchises.

Veterans Organizations Call on Congress, VA to Reduce Surgical Wait Times in VA Facilities

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 7:22pm

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Veterans Need Care Now, a grassroots coalition committed to reducing surgical wait times in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, released the results of a new survey of voters and veteran households that found veterans and their families continue to experience critical health care delays at VA facilities. The coalition, comprised of veteran and health care provider organizations, is urging the VA to take urgent action to ensure that veterans have timely access to surgical care in the VA healthcare system.  

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  • WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Veterans Need Care Now, a grassroots coalition committed to reducing surgical wait times in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, released the results of a new survey of voters and veteran households that found veterans and their families continue to experience critical health care delays at VA facilities.
  • The coalition, comprised of veteran and health care provider organizations, is urging the VA to take urgent action to ensure that veterans have timely access to surgical care in the VA healthcare system.
  • "Our veterans are enduring dangerously long wait times for anesthesia and other care much of it due to the chronic underutilization of CRNAs in VA facilities.
  • VNCN is a national coalition comprised of veterans service organizations and the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology whose mission is to reduce surgical wait times in the Veterans Health Administration and advocate for the urgent health care needs of the nation's 9 million veterans enrolled in the VA, America's largest integrated health system.

Four Individuals Honored with Journal of Emergency Nursing Awards

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 7:16pm

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association recognized on Wednesday the recipients of the annual Journal of Emergency Nursing Awards which include Reviewer of the Year and Author of the Year. JEN is ENA's peer-reviewed journal that features original research and updates from the emergency nursing field, while also covering practice and professional issues. Nearly 50,000 ENA members receive the journal.

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  • JEN is ENA's peer-reviewed journal that features original research and updates from the emergency nursing field, while also covering practice and professional issues.
  • "These individuals have made significant contributions to the community of emergency nursing by being innovative, steadfast, and engaging while working to move the profession forward."
  • The 2022 Journal of Emergency Nursing Award recipients will be recognized in September during Emergency Nursing 2022 in Denver.
  • The Emergency Nurses Association is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership.

New Master of Science in Nursing for Entry into Nursing Practice Program at Rosalind Franklin University Clears Final Regulatory Step

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:34pm

We're hoping to inspire more young people to enter the nursing profession and practice in their communities.

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  • We're hoping to inspire more young people to enter the nursing profession and practice in their communities.
  • We're confident that we can graduate the nurses our clinical partners need to help improve quality of care and patient outcomes."
  • "We're bringing together a network of support focused on enhancing the diversity and advanced degree preparation of Lake County's nursing workforce," Dr. Larson said.
  • The university embodies the spirit of inquiry and excellence modeled by its namesake Dr. Rosalind Franklin, whose Photo 51 was crucial to solving the structure of DNA.