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2011-02-16 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("Apollo") (OTC Bulletin Board: AMEH), a leading provider of hospitalist services to the healthcare community, today announced that it has acquired Aligned Healthcare Group LLC ("Aligned"), a provider of 24-hour physician call centers and specialized care management services to health plans, hospitals and medical groups. In exchange for a 100% ownership interest in Aligned, Apollo will issue 1,000,000 common...

2011-01-28 09:15:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) announced that its 2011 "Woman of the Year" is Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, chief medical officer of Pfizer. In her distinguished 30-year career, Dr. Lewis-Hall has held leadership roles in direct patient care, academics, media, government, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110128/DC38263) "I am deeply honored to be named Woman of the Year by the...

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2011-01-24 13:50:32

Former world leaders and other personalities including Virgin chief Richard Branson launched a global drive on Monday to help tackle drug abuse, amid signs that a crackdown on drug crime is failing. "There is a growing perception that the 'war on drugs' approach has failed," the Global Commission on Drug Policies said in a statement, as it began an inaugural two day meeting in Geneva. The commission is a private venture chaired by ex-Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso.  It...

2011-01-20 07:30:00

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HHA Services, a leading provider of healthcare food and facility management services, and recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare, is strengthening its position for future growth by promoting executive vice president Daniel W. Bowen, to company president. Bowen, 44, a 23-year veteran of HHA Services and son of the company's late founder, assumes full responsibility for the company's field...

2010-12-14 14:12:00

Barry Arbuckle Recognized for Exceptional Leadership FOUNTAIN VALLEY and LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smart Business Network and Chase Bank selected MemorialCare Health System President & CEO Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D. recipient of the Pacesetter Award for exceptional leadership. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/DC16596) "The Smart Leaders program honoring Dr. Arbuckle recognizes top business leaders in major metropolitan areas for...

2010-12-06 12:09:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia will rely on the Generation Attribute Tracking System (GATS) from PJM Environmental Information Services, Inc. (PJM EIS) to achieve the objectives of its new renewable portfolio standard. The West Virginia Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Act requires that by 2025 at least 25 percent of the electricity supplied by in-state investor-owned electric utilities and retail suppliers serving more than 30,000...

2010-12-02 00:00:44

Healthcare Success Strategies has expanded Its 2011 medical marketing seminar schedule to accommodate increased demand due to ongoing challenges in health care. The seminars are appropriate for hospitals, practices, medical device manufacturers and other health care related companies and organizations. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Stewart Gandolf, Founding Partner for Healthcare Success Strategies, today announced his company will expand its medical marketing seminar schedule to...

2010-11-22 07:07:00

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OpTerra Energy Group, a newly formed, best-in-class energy service company (ESCO), has acquired Aircon Energy, a comprehensive energy services company serving the California market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Aircon Energy is a 36-year-old company based in Sacramento, CA that designs and constructs energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for large facilities of public and private sector customers. Aircon has significant experience...

2010-11-16 13:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How can we create new jobs and get the economy moving again? The Fed has exhausted the tools of monetary policy, and with a looming deficit crisis, there's no will to spend on another stimulus. What are policymakers to do? In a policy memo released today by the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI), PPI Senior Fellow Michael Mandel offers a new way to encourage growth: by identifying the most innovative industries and giving them the...

2010-11-09 15:19:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE) announced today the City and State elected officials who will meet with the leaders of nine Hispanic health associations to discuss Hispanic Health Care Disparities, Policy and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Roundtable of Hispanic Professional Health Associations, which will formally be established at this meeting, will hold its 2010 State & National Legislative Summit...