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2014-04-01 23:01:57

On any given day tens of thousands of tourists flock to Yosemite to admire superlative views of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and wildlife tour company, offers guided tours with expert naturalists on a week-long excursion, September 26 – October 3, that takes visitor experience to a whole new level. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Company owner Peg Abbott says, “Yosemite is a perfect environment to search out birds classic to the...

2013-05-28 08:29:32

Leading Integrated Health System to Implement ZirMed Technology to Improve Operational and Financial Performance; Will Support Physician Alignment, ACO Initiatives LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today announced that John Muir Health, a not-for-profit integrated delivery system of physicians, hospitals and other healthcare services, has selected ZirMed's suite of cloud-based revenue...

2012-12-01 05:01:48

DCP received a Silver Pearl Award for John Muir Health magazine, Best Achievement of Corporate Objectives and a Silver Pearl Award for Best Interactive Content for Tablet Devices. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Diablo Custom Publishing (DCP) was honored on November 5 at the 2012 Pearl Awards ceremony at the Liberty Theater in New York City with two awards for its client work in custom magazine strategy and tablet app content. DCP was awarded the Pearl Awards for Best Achievement...

2012-10-15 15:21:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Sierra Club honored SC Johnson with the Torchbearer Award for the company's commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. The Torchbearer Award is given by the Wisconsin Sierra Club, also known as the John Muir Chapter, to decision-makers that consistently promote legislation, regulations or practices that protect the environment. "We are honored by this recognition and salute the Sierra Club for their laudable...

2012-05-30 06:26:39

SAN FRANCISCO and WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California and John Muir Health today announced an accountable care initiative designed to provide integrated, cost-efficient health care to approximately 16,000 Blue Shield HMO members in Contra Costa County. About 6,600 of these members are members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). This initiative launches July 1, 2012 and will continue for a minimum of 36 months....

2011-07-09 00:00:29

Concord, California hospital seeing 97 percent uptime from its combined heat and power modules. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 It didn't take long for John Muir Medical Center to experience the exceptional efficiency of Elite Energy Systems' combined heat and power (CHP) solutions. A study conducted nine months after the hospital's CHP system went online shows the application to be operating at 97 percent uptime. Thanks to the dependability of this system, John Muir is able to...

2011-04-12 11:52:00

CHICAGO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the resource office for the nation's YMCAs, has received a $500,000 grant from The Sierra Club Foundation to provide thousands of military youth and their family members with outdoor camp experiences at YMCA day camps, overnight camps and family camps from April 2011 through March 2012. This announcement comes on the heels of First Lady Michelle Obama's call this morning for greater support for military families....

2011-03-15 10:30:00

Hikers Can Follow Muir's Footsteps in Rare Guided Trek as Momentum Grows to Restore Hetch Hetchy Valley SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The fight led by naturalist John Muir a century ago continues to strengthen as hikers prepare for the third annual "Muir's March" this summer to advocate for the restoration of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. The guided treks into scenic areas -- rarely experienced by tourists -- literally and figuratively follow in...

2011-02-16 08:30:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AT&T* announced that John Muir Health and MuirLab have contracted with AT&T to deploy AT&T Healthcare Community Online, AT&T's flagship Health Information Exchange (HIE) solution. AT&T Healthcare Community Online will enable the Lab Information System of MuirLab and its client hospitals to easily exchange information and share applications in a highly secure manner to improve communications and information...

2009-12-17 08:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Marzetti Company is pleased to announce that it has received The John Muir Business Conservation Award for 2009. The annual award presented by The John Muir Association acknowledges individuals, groups or organizations for their restoration, protection and conservation efforts. "T. Marzetti Company is very honored to receive this prestigious award," said President Bruce Rosa. "Our supply chain initiatives to reduce energy consumption and green...