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2014-09-30 16:28:42

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spinal, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare, announced today that Dr. Tom Koob, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, will present at the Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa. Dr. Koob will...

2014-09-30 12:28:06

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Centers, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is pleased to announce that Casey Thompson, MS, ATC, has been hired as an Athletic Trainer, Educator and Community Outreach Coordinator. In the position, Thompson will attend sporting and outreach events, educate patients, families and coaches about concussions and assist with community and professional relationships. A graduate of West Virginia...

2014-09-30 12:25:28

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention parents of athletes who want to prevent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries -- you can get a free gym bag tag listing ACL injury prevention tactics and pre-game warm up exercises. The laminated tags can be ordered at www.kneesforlife.org, a website featuring information about an Illinois campaign to stop the rising number of ACL injuries among young athletes and stressing the need for prevention programs. The "Knees for...

2014-09-26 12:24:41

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will report results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014, after the market closes on October 27, 2014. The Company will host an investor conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, to discuss its results. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877 587-6761 and giving the pass code 8019902. International callers should dial 706 679-1635 and give...

2014-09-24 16:26:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it has amended the credit agreement governing its senior secured credit facility. The amendment extends the agreement's maturity to September 20, 2019 and adds a $150 million term loan commitment, which may be drawn any time prior to April 1, 2015. The initial term loan rate will be LIBOR plus 1.75 percent. On August 29, 2014, the Company gave notice of its intention to redeem all the...

2014-09-23 23:11:56

Medicine in Motion to celebrate its five-year anniversary and the opening of its new Central Austin location with a health and fitness fair that will include raffle prizes, giveaways, live music, fitness activities and more. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Medicine in Motion (MIM) is proud to announce the grand opening of its central Austin location at 711 W. 38th, Suite G4. After serving the area’s sports medicine needs for five years at their north Austin location, increased...

2014-09-23 08:30:58

Steven A. Giuseffi, MD, and Mark Ryzewicz, MD, join Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center RAPID CITY, S.D., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven A. Giuseffi, MD, and Mark Ryzewicz, MD, are the newest orthopedic surgeons to join the expert team of doctors at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center, located at 7220 South Highway 16 in Rapid City. Patients in need of specialized sports medicine, foot or ankle care are encouraged to call (605) 341-1414 to schedule an appointment. "We...

2014-09-23 08:21:37

Benjamin W. Sears, M.D., joins Western Orthopaedics DENVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Benjamin W. Sears is the newest orthopaedic surgeon to join the expert team of doctors at Western Orthopaedics, located at 1830 Franklin Street, Suite 450, in Denver. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147683 As a fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow doctor, Dr. Sears' practice focuses on the diagnosis and nonsurgical and surgical treatment of a variety of shoulder and...

2014-09-18 23:14:13

NY Orthopedics is one of the largest orthopedic group medical practices in the greater New York City area. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Philip P. Rosenthal, a well-known healthcare executive, has joined NY Orthopedics as Chief Executive Officer. “I have known Phil for over 30 years. I’m delighted to have someone with his expertise as a healthcare executive managing all aspects of our orthopedic and sports medicine practice” said Stephen J. Nicholas, MD, Founder and...

2014-09-18 12:30:32

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation's Chief Medical Officer Dexanne B. Clohan, M.D., was recently honored with the Annual Leadership Excellence Award at the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Sept. 15 -17. AMRPA is a national trade organization that supports medical rehabilitation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147068 The award recognizes Dr. Clohan's impact in the...


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