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2014-07-29 23:01:17

MPAA and AIA seek exemption for Astraeus Aerial to open economic opportunities for the motion picture and aviation industries | Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey and Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Aerospace Industries Association and Motion Picture Association of America are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to support increasing the safe...

2014-07-29 12:36:01

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New high priced hepatitis C drugs will increase federal spending in Medicare Part D by a projected $2.9 to $5.8 billion next year, according to a new report by the actuarial firm Milliman released today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). Milliman projects that average Part D premiums could increase by as much as 8.6 percent in 2015 as a result of high-priced hepatitis C drugs, including Sovaldi and Olysio. The study...

2014-07-29 08:38:10

Efforts Continue to Monetize Nortel Patents BETHESDA, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Incorporated (SPEX) -- an intellectual property development company committed to the fostering and monetization of intellectual property, today announced a summary of the Company's legal proceedings as they relate to monetization of the Company's intellectual property. The legal proceedings demonstrate a strategy to assert multiple different patents in different technology areas. Spherix aims to...

2014-07-29 08:33:02

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging home healthcare industry managers, or executives to call them anytime at 866-714-6466 about incredibly lucrative reward programs, if they possess well documented proof of substantial Medicare fraud, or overbilling. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130630 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130629 The Corporate Whistleblower Center...

2014-07-29 08:32:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) today announced an offering of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2019 and $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2022 (together, the "Notes"). The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to refinance existing indebtedness. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the...

2014-07-25 12:25:30

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to America's home health patients by achieving savings through reduced hospital readmissions instead of across-the-board cuts MARIETTA, Ga., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc. (GAHHA) today thanked Congressman Tom Price (R-Roswell) for introducing new Medicare legislation that would replace across-the-board Medicare cuts with targeted reform that will improve the quality of...

2014-07-25 12:24:48

Additional lawmakers, senior and family advocates, rural community leaders and veterans groups support Medicare payment reforms to replace harmful, across-the-board Medicare cuts WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: Home health leaders today said that growing support for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act - introduced last week by Representatives Greg...

2014-07-25 08:26:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR; "Semler"), an emerging medical risk assessment company that develops patented products that assist healthcare providers in monitoring patients and evaluating chronic diseases, today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. "The second quarter of 2014 continued to be productive for Semler," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler. "We...

2014-07-24 12:23:36

LEESBURG, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. Landmark's request is the latest move in the Foundation's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Agency to release emails,...

2014-07-24 08:29:49

With 33 Percent Growth over the Past Five Years, Colombia's IT Sector Remains Third Largest in Latin America MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proexport Colombia today announced the launch of "Colombia Bring IT On," a major campaign initiative aimed at promoting the growth of the country's technology sector in the international market and raising awareness around Colombia's competitive advantages in the industry. This announcement takes place at a two-day business matching forum...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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