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2014-10-17 12:20:52

Whether harvesting corn, sugar beets, potatoes, soybeans, rice or Christmas trees OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year prior to and during harvest, all agriculture professionals are reminded to be aware and practice safe driving procedures when bringing in their crops. Many fields are adjacent to Union Pacific Railroad tracks and producers often use private railroad crossings to travel from field to field. Union Pacific urges producers to stay safe when crossing the tracks...

2014-10-17 08:28:23

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unions representing about 1,700 of FairPoint's approximately 2,550 employees in northern New England have called for a strike. FairPoint spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said FairPoint is disappointed by the unions' decision to walk out, but the company has comprehensive plans in place to ensure continuity of service to its customers. "We value every customer and it is important for them to know that we have comprehensive contingency...

2014-10-17 08:25:19

Company's 150th 'Academy' hosts nearly 2,000 teammates, dignitaries in Denver DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, recently held its 150th DaVita University Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for new teammates. Nearly 2,000 DaVita teammates from around the globe were in attendance for the event....

2014-10-16 23:15:06

The global healthcare workforce management systems market is expected to grow at a double digit CAGR during the forecast period of 2014 to 2019 and is estimated to be worth $1,453.8 million by 2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/whole-exome-sequencing-market-107180258.html (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The “Healthcare Workforce Management Systems Market - By Solution (Talent Management, Time & Attendance, Scheduling, Optimization Services), By Mode of Delivery...

2014-10-16 23:12:24

Billionaires start campaign to hire more people with Developmental Disabilities. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 During this month, which is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has teamed up with Best Buddies founder Anthony Shriver to kick off a new campaign that will support the hiring of those with Developmental Disabilities, including those diagnosed with Down Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and other special needs. Ryan Platt, Founder of A Special...

2014-10-16 23:12:19

A new white paper from national healthcare consulting firm PYA calls on healthcare leaders to adopt a new military-like mindset—one that deploys an adaptive leadership approach to build a culture of readiness and commitment—when challenged with today’s rapidly morphing, unpredictable healthcare front. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The challenge has been issued, and the healthcare industry is engaged: deliver effective and efficient care that demonstrably improves population...

2014-10-16 23:09:13

Mayor Wayne Seybold discussed his initiative to manage healthcare costs at a panel discussion during the Employer Healthcare Congress in September. By partnering with ELAP Services, a healthcare costs management and bill auditing firm based in Philadelphia, as well as Group & Pension Administrators, Inc., Marion reduced their healthcare costs by $2.7 million (45%) in just one year and turned their $5.2 million dollar 2013 deficit into a surplus in 2014. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October...

2014-10-16 23:07:27

New Information on Finding the Right Broker for Small Businesses Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on tips for finding the right broker for small businesses and startups. According to Zane Benefits, with open enrollment 2015 exactly one month away, many small businesses are exploring their health insurance options. However, making a decision about healthcare benefits can be difficult without the...

2014-10-16 23:07:08

Harris Allied offers tips for women to take charge of their own success and chart their own advancement in the workplace. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 It’s clear from the recent backlash that most employees – male and female alike – do not agree with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and believe that “karma” will NOT see to it that female employees will get the raises they so deserve. In fact, say experts at New York City-based executive recruiting firm Harris Allied, the...

2014-10-16 23:06:00

A new set of studies, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks, 15th Edition, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) look at 16 different state workers’ compensation systems and provide a baseline of current medical costs and trends. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The cost drivers of medical care in state workers’ compensation systems; the effects of legislative and regulatory changes on medical costs; and trends in payments, prices, and utilization of medical care for...


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2010-11-17 16:16:49

Captain Kathryn Hire is a NASA astronaut who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions. She was born Kathryn Patricia Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in 1977, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981. After earning her Naval Flight Officer wings in October 1982, Hire she carried out worldwide airborne oceanographic research missions with Oceanographic Development...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.