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2014-08-12 12:28:23

Healthcare information technology leader recruits top executive talent and completes renovation of 27,000 square foot historic building in downtown Portland. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced its expansion to meet the surging revenue cycle management needs of therapy practices across the country. Only months after receiving $15 million in Series C funding from growth equity firm Catalyst...

2014-08-11 08:34:18

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS/HDaaS) Market (Deployment Type, End User, Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013- 2020", the global HaaS market is expected to reach $16.1 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 70.8% from 2014 to 2020. In the current business scenario, HaaS market is majorly constricted to North America....

2014-08-07 23:05:58

FINEX® Cast Iron Cookware Co. taps Kickstarter to meet cook’s ever growing demand for premium American-made cast iron cookware. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 America’s love of cast iron cooking is hotter than ever, and FINEX® Cast Iron Cookware Company (http://www.FINEXUSA.com) is meeting this demand with the Kickstarter launch of an 8-inch version of their iconic heirloom quality skillet on August 7, 2014. The FINEX 12-inch ultra-smooth skillet is already in...

2014-08-07 23:04:29

Company Announces First - Ever Wearable Technology to Measure UV Dosage and Vitamin D Generation Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Ultra has introduced the first-ever wearable technology that measures an individual’s accumulated ultraviolet (UV) dosage and effective vitamin D generation. Violet pairs with a mobile device to provide real-time data on overall sun exposure. Ultra serves health conscious individuals who are concerned about the detrimental effects of sun over-exposure...

2014-08-06 23:03:56

HRAnswerLink announces veteran HR Consultant new hire Aimee Pedretti Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 HRAnswerLink, a human resources technology company that provides online HR solutions to more than 55,000 small businesses nationwide, announces the addition of Aimee Pedretti, a GPHR certified (Global Professional in Human Resources) HR expert with over 13 years of experience in the field. “When we started this search, we were looking for a candidate who not only had deep Human...

2014-08-06 16:26:07

Centerplate prepares for Match-up at Providence Park with Portland-inspired dishes PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of tonight's match-up between the Major League Soccer All-Star team and European powerhouse Bayern Munich at Portland's Providence Park, Centerplate--the exclusive hospitality partner to Providence Park and its home teams, the Timbers and Thorns FC--unveiled its concourse menus for an international crowd of guests hungry for a taste of the Pacific...

2014-08-06 08:31:42

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Market (Pipeline analysis, drug class and Geography) Global Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", indicates that the global nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) market would reach $1.6 billion by 2020 registering CAGR of 25.6% from 2014 to 2020. The high prevalence of Type II diabetes and obesity, which lead...

2014-08-05 23:09:46

IDL Worldwide’s Gallery 135 is pleased to announce the success of its recent fundraiser with Skate Portland for GoSkatePDX. $4,000 was raised and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Skate Portland to help fund the future development of Portland skate parks. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Held on Saturday, June 21, IDL Worldwide's Gallery 135, a creative resource for the Portland creative community, partnered with Skate Portland for Go Skateboarding Day, a city-wide...

2014-08-05 12:31:47

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OCHIN, Inc., one of the nation's largest nonprofit Health IT and professional services organizations, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $225,000 grant from the Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) and Moda Health. Over the next three years, using their successful outsourced billing services, OCHIN will provide technical assistance and support to five SBHCs while teaching billing best practices, documentation,...

2014-08-05 12:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest car rental rates this summer. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared the cost to rent a car at over 100 destinations across the United States during the current month of August. In Oregon's most populous city, car renters will have to pay an average of $111 per day for the cheapest available rental car in August. Slightly less expensive and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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