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2014-05-19 23:12:21

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy facility to call them immediately if they have well documented proof the facility is significantly overbilling Medicare, because there can be significant rewards for this type of information, as illustrated in a recent DOJ settlement. For more information employees at any type of healthcare facility are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center at 866-714-6466 about reward programs related to Medicare...

2014-05-19 08:29:06

Introduces Prescription for a Better World, the company's CSR strategy WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which showcases the company's CSR strategy - its Prescription for a Better World - and its key priorities: building healthy communities, protecting the planet and creating economic opportunities. The company also reports its progress on its CSR and sustainability...

2014-05-15 23:12:34

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to educate healthcare professionals who work for a hospital, pharmaceutical company, medical device company, or a medical doctor about the potential for huge rewards for well documented proof of Stark anti kickback violations, because of a recent Justice Department settlement. The Whistleblower Center says, "If you have information involving proof of a Stark Violation involving a hospital, drug maker, medical device...

2014-05-15 08:23:58

BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, will discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at its 2014 Investor Day conference today at 1:30 p.m. central time in Houston, Texas. The event will be hosted by over 40 Albemarle leaders from around the world and will be webcast live at...

2014-05-08 08:32:42

TAMPA, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted document management firm eBridge Inc. has successfully completed a rigorous data management security examination by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has met the strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) process. "Voluntarily achieving HIPAA and SOC 2 compliance status from third-party independent auditors attests to our...

2014-05-07 16:28:09

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies looking to engage their frontline workforce can leverage their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. New research shows when and how CSR can improve the job performance of frontline employees. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111102/DC96044LOGO Companies rely on frontline employees - salespeople, customer service representatives, account managers, and the like - to serve customers profitably. Yet, these...

2014-05-06 23:11:17

Metamorphosis Retreats brings triple bottom line benefits to Concur Fusion with ecotourism solutions for corporate travel. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Travel has tremendous though often overlooked impacts on people, the planet and the economy. Business travel comprises two thirds of the travel market today; but in spite of the steady growth of ecotourism options in the consumer market, there are still relatively few sustainable travel options for corporate buyers. Metamorphosis...

2014-05-06 12:24:06

HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE: DRC) published its fifth Corporate Sustainability Report (the "Report"). The content-rich report features numerous photos and real-life examples of how Dresser-Rand products and people are making positive impacts on the environment and society, while promoting the highest standards of governance. "It's all about the people," said Vincent R. Volpe Jr., Dresser-Rand's president and CEO. "You'll see in this report a myriad of...

2014-05-06 08:21:31

ARLINGTON, Va., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today released its Fiscal Year 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report highlights ATK's efforts in FY14 to make a positive impact in seven categories: safety, ethics and compliance, community service, military support, STEM education, environmental stewardship, and employees and the workplace. "Responsibility is an integral part of ATK's culture," said Mark DeYoung, ATK's President and Chief Executive...

2014-05-02 23:09:37

Date rape, sexual harassment and campus assault are issues all over the world. This new 'wearable tech' personal safety accessory line, which can be used by women anywhere in the world, offers women one more tool for protection. Singapore (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 To help women combat harassment and easily alert emergency contacts when they face threats to their personal safety, JWT Singapore, in support of the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE), has launched the...


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