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2011-06-09 00:00:31

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide technology upgrades and maintenance support for two database applications currently used by CMS in its work to combat Medicare fraud, waste and abuse. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Specifically, these applications are known as the CMS Complaints Database (commonly...

2011-04-28 05:55:00

Roughly one in three FBI agents investigating national security-related computer intrusions lack the required technical skills to perform their jobs.

2011-04-18 11:21:00

Absent Action, CtW Urges VOTE NO on Audit Committee Directors and CFO WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CtW Investment Group sent a letter to the Community Health Systems' (NYSE: CYH) board of directors on Friday threatening a Vote No campaign against directors seeking re-election at Community's May 17 shareholder meeting unless the board immediately provides a compelling response to concerns regarding Community's aggressive Medicare billing practices.

2011-04-12 00:00:30

(ISC)2® (“ISC)-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced it has appointed three new members to its U.S. Government Advisory Board (GAB). Palm Harbor, Fla.

2011-04-06 02:58:00

BALTIMORE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMS Headquarters -- CRE has just requested that the HHS Inspector General investigate and issue a decision stating that CMS must release the financial standards for competitive bidding, see the attachment hereto. I am here to ask you today to write the IG, but not as a member of PAOC, instead as an individual. Speaking for yourself, not PAOC you should make the following points: (1) Since PAOC has never issued a report in its history and...

2011-01-24 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. “Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of...

2010-11-17 08:10:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- K-V Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with US Healthcare I, L.L.C. and US Healthcare II, L.L. C.

2010-09-30 16:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.