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2014-08-26 16:28:50

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has acquired Strategic Healthcare Programs, LLC (SHP) and Innovative Product Achievements, LLC (IPA). Both companies will become part of Roper's Medical and Scientific Imaging segment. SHP, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, is a leading provider of software and informatics solutions to the post-acute healthcare market. SHP delivers data-driven insight to over 3,000 post-acute...

2014-08-26 12:32:59

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the company's early days, Axion Health co-founder, Dr. Lee Newman, has always promoted a strong link between occupational health success and workplace wellness. Last year, Dr. Newman put action behind words when he co-founded Health Links, through the Center for Worker Health and Environment in the University of Colorado School of Public Health. The nonprofit initiative provides evidence-based Healthy Business Certification...

2014-08-26 12:28:10

LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synageva BioPharma Corp. ("Synageva") (NASDAQ: GEVA), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, today announced that Sanj K. Patel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Synageva, will present at the Baird 2014 Healthcare Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at 11:25 a.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed from the "Webcasts &...

2014-08-25 23:10:39

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is not enough? So, plan to attend this two-day workshop and be ready to set up a new comprehensive risk plan or pick an existing one apart to make it better. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Medical Device Risk Management: From Understanding to Applications...

2014-08-25 23:10:16

Small Entity Compliance Guide and Effective Hazard Communication Program Fact Sheet Focus on Small Employer Compliance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) Dublin, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is announcing the recent release of two hazard communication publications as part of an ongoing campaign to help small employers comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). Hazard Communication: Small...

2014-08-25 20:20:32

VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Taseko (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Thorstad to its Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Ms. Thorstad, P. Geo, is a registered professional geoscientist who brings over twenty-five years of senior management experience in the mining industry to Taseko. Her experience spans exploration and development companies as well as key roles with mid-tier producers. Ms. Thorstad...

2014-08-25 16:23:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Johnston-Bellard is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Municipal Services as a result of her role as a Retired Risk Manager with the city of San Francisco. For over twenty-five years, Nancy worked in the field of Risk Management, helping to minimize risks for high-profile companies and public entities. Over the course of her career, Nancy was a vital asset to city government,...

2014-08-25 08:24:55

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction and engineering presents an endless array of risks to be managed, averted or insured. To assist professionals in best managing the most costly and unpredictable risks, McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) will hold its second annual Risk & Compliance Summit on September 30, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA. At the event, themed "New Liability: How to Limit...

2014-08-22 23:04:46

Ameritas has created a low-cost, fixed reimbursement dental plan for groups in the state of Texas. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The group division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. has developed a low-cost, fixed reimbursement dental plan for groups in the state of Texas. Defined DentalSM defines a maximum amount it will pay for each covered dental procedure, and the member pays any difference between the benefit amount and the dentist’s fee. This approach gives employees a simple...

2014-08-22 08:22:03

VANCOUVER, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) is pleased to announce the closing of the second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement financing. Pursuant to the second tranche, Goldgroup issued 1,922,112 units at a price of CAD$0.20 per unit and as a result received gross proceeds of CAD$384,422. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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