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2014-04-11 23:01:16

$3.1 Million effort will bring together leading community-based and national organization partners in effort to ensure best health outcomes for all. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 “Cancer and tobacco use has had an impact on millions of American families. While we can do more than ever to address these critical health issues, even the best innovations to prevent and treat them have not benefitted everyone. We must do better and are launching an effort driven by community-based...

2014-04-03 08:37:36

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry Leaders Including AppLift, Outfit7, Intel, and Yahoo Join European Board Today the App Developers Alliance announced its first European Board [http://appdevelopersalliance.org/about/Europe ]. The Alliance is adding a Board and staff in Europe to better serve the app industry and the Alliance membership, which includes dozens of companies and nearly...

2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...

2014-03-18 08:29:07

Young artists and writers gain exhibition and publication opportunities and access to more than $8 million in scholarships as they join the ranks of prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alumni including Stephen King, Sylvia Plath and Zac Posen NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award...

2014-03-17 08:21:15

AMSTERDAM, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - To achieve a minimum EUR4.3 billion annual synergy goal, the Alliance is implementing convergence plans in four key areas: Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Human Resources. - Converged business functions become official 1 April and are expected to have an immediate positive effect on operational performance. - Newly appointed Alliance...

2014-02-27 16:21:49

- Broad coalition of businesses and individuals partner to fight attempts to toll existing, non-tolled interstate lanes - RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses and organizations from numerous sectors of the U.S. economy, as well as individual citizens, today launched a national coalition opposing tolls on existing federal interstates. The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) is a broad-based organization united by the belief that a viable, sustainable solution to...

2014-02-25 12:31:21

International NFC Alliance to promote convenient cross-border mobile NFC services BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), HKT (Hong Kong), KDDI (Japan), and SK Planet (South Korea) are jointly announcing the formation of the Asia NFC Alliance, with the support of the GSMA, today at MWC 2014. The Alliance aims to extend existing NFC services beyond national borders to further accelerate the adoption of convenient and...

2014-02-24 08:29:29

Nation's leading integrated pharmacy health care provider will help support and advance the Alliance's interoperability initiatives ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has joined as one of the newest Contributing Members of the organization. CVS Caremark, the largest integrated pharmacy health care...

2014-02-23 12:21:01

Alliance's Achievements on Exhibit at HIMSS Booth #1389 ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), with 77 hospitals in 14 states, has signed a letter of intent to use the Alliance services. This comes two months after the announcement that participating providers from Chicago;...

2014-02-20 12:23:30

BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, Northeast Utilities System (NU) in Massachusetts opposed a plan that would bring economic growth to the state while boosting use of cleaner and more efficient solar energy. Solar delivers a financial benefit to all ratepayers, but NU doesn't like it because they prefer investing in large transmission and gas projects to increase their profits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/SF71040LOGO) For example, a...