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Medical Care Alert Earns 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Third Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

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Weitz and Luxenberg Files Data Breach Lawsuit Against Premera Blue Cross

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera’s computer systems, the law firm announced.

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Spodak Dental Group Increases Patient Convenience with New Secure Online Payments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it’s even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

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The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) releases a Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment today to tackle TB in California

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation’s TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

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Getting the Lowdown on Long-Term Care Insurance No Longer Laborious Thanks to Tech-Savvy Agents

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thinking about long-term care insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That’s no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.

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New Firm Offers Alternatives to Traditional Long Term Care Insurance

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. ‘Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,’ says Bill Jones, co-founder, President and CEO of The National Alliance of Insurance Agencies, Inc.

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Hearing Professionals Hires Karl Klein, Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist

SIDNEY, Ohio, March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearing Professionals is proud to announce that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.

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CloudCMR, a Globally Accessible Platform Providing Access to De-Identified Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images and Reports

DURHAM, N.C., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $2,200 off Invisalign and Wisdom Teeth Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering a March “Lucky You!” special for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $2,200 off the cost of Invisalign(R) and wisdom teeth removal when they enroll in treatment of both during the month of March 2015.

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Precession Advances Medical Imaging by Delivering a Complete Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Platform in a Web Browser

DURHAM, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry. This provides CMR professionals with a single solution capable of managing all the critical functions of a successful CMR program.

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State of Louisiana proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month

BATON ROUGE, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal’s proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States recognizing SUDC.

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Consumer-Friendly Website Launched by Recognized Expert on Long Term Care Insurance Planning

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann, one of the nation’s leading experts on Long Term Insurance, has launched a new educational website which will allow consumers to learn more about this important retirement planning topic.

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Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Torres, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include Daniel Torres, DMD. A local to Delray, Dr. Torres is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

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Weitz & Luxenberg’s Relkin Appointed to Xarelto MDL Leadership Team

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., has been named to the plaintiffs’ steering committee created by judicial order to facilitate lawsuits against the makers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto, the personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

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The Triple Aim of Health Care: Four Seasons CMO Janet Bull Looks Ahead to a Future of Higher Quality, Better Service, and Lower Costs

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.

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Healthcare Insights Showcases #1 Software and New Range of Services at HFMA Dixie Institute

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following its fourth consecutive ranking as #1 Category Leader for budgeting software and services in the annual Best in KLAS report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will exhibit at the 2015 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Dixie Institute in Charleston, S.C. The annual conference brings together hospital finance executives to discuss critical issues facing health care providers in the southern states and beyond.

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David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

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EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can ‘Talk’ with New Smart Medical Instruments

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.

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Four Seasons’ Stiwinter Receives 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Award

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter’s contributions to the profession.

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Healthcare INSIGHTS Earns Fourth Consecutive KLAS #1 Budgeting Software Distinction

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI’s INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.

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Integrated Physical Medicine Announces South Bay Community Mixer to Support Local Business Growth

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance, CA 90503.

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Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Doubles Worksite Sales

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. ‘Double in just one year! For us, that’s huge,’ says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.

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TSI Develops Innovative Sternal Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego.

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Forever Young MedSpa to Offer New Noninvasive Fat Reduction Device for Thighs

COOPER CITY, Fla., Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida’s go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL’s Vanquish ‘fat busting’ system.

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Local Sherlock Holmes of Dermatology Aims to Reverse Trend of Increasing Waiting Times at Naz’Rene Clinic and Skincare

CHESTER, Va., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Many studies have been released in the last five years that indicate in some areas it can take months for someone to see a dermatologist,’ said Dr. Edward Boakye Co-Founder and President of Richmond, Virginia’s recently opened Naz’Rene Clinic and Skincare. ‘Thank God most lesions are not fatal! However, you never know if an itching rash could potentially be a harbinger of something more sinister if it is not taken to someone who can review it accurately.’

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The Foundation for Healthy Living Announces ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’ event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.

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Healthcare Insights Introduces New Value Proposition at HFMA Region 11 Symposium

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hundreds of hospital finance executives from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington are convening in San Diego next week to discuss critical issues facing hospitals in the Western states and beyond. Among the exhibitors at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Region 11 Symposium and Trade Faire will be Healthcare Insights, LLC, (HCI) in its first trade show appearance since merging with NOMISe, Inc. in October.

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