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2012-06-20 06:22:45

SEOUL, South Korea and AMSTERDAM and SAN RAMON, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Founding members LG Electronics and TP Vision (for Philips TVs) today officially established the "Smart TV Alliance" with other TV manufacturers in the process of joining. The Alliance forms a cooperation that aims at enhancing the Smart TV experience by creating a non-proprietary ecosystem for application developers to create attractive, platform-independent services. The foundation of the Smart TV...

2012-06-13 02:27:52

MISSION HILLS, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Holy Cross Medical Center shall receive The Alliance for Quality Construction's "Q Award" for construction of its 138-bed patient care South Wing on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The new South Wing was constructed as the medical center celebrated its 50th year. The project was union built by McCarthy Building Companies and Swinerton Builders, and designed by HMC Architects. The new 132,000-square-foot expansion is one of the first...

2012-06-06 06:26:39

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care (AQNHC) today said a proposal by Republican congressional leaders to cut the Medicaid provider tax threshold in 2013 to offset impending student loan interest rate increases represents a disturbing pattern of targeting vulnerable seniors' skilled nursing facility (SNF) care. "This new Republican Medicaid proposal coming on the heels of at least $3 billion in Medicare cuts in February -- and after 40 states...

2012-05-23 10:23:52

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time Academy Award(®)-winning actress Meryl Streep, renowned artist Edward Sorel, and rapper MC Lars will share the spotlight at Carnegie Hall with the nation's future in creativity-- the talented and ambitious teens who have achieved national honors in the 89(th) annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. More than 800 teens and their families and teachers, representing 46 states, are expected to attend the celebration, including 15...

2012-05-22 06:25:47

Data show need for research on how streamlined patient pathways may improve efficiency of healthcare delivery WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (the Alliance) today released research detailing the care pathways patients receive for three distinct episode types: post-acute, pre-acute and non-post-acute. The Alliance commissioned Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC to conduct this research, which complements two earlier...

2012-05-08 23:01:02

Cloudscaling has joined the more than 300 member companies of the Open Data Center Alliance. The Alliance works to speed the migration to cloud computing by enabling the solution and service systems to address IT requirements with the highest level of interoperability and standards. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Cloudscaling has joined the more than 300 member companies of the Open Data Center Alliance. The Alliance works to speed the migration to cloud computing by enabling...

2012-04-04 18:20:07

- Detailed examination of Medicare claims data reveals opportunities for improving efficiency, reducing costs through clinically appropriate home healthcare - WASHINGTON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (the Alliance) today released research revealing that when home healthcare is used as the first setting for post acute-care, Medicare spends less on average. The research presents MS-DRG 470 (major joint replacement) as...

2012-03-29 06:25:03

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading user analytics innovator Kontagent today announced the launch of the Mobile Acquisition Transparency Alliance (MATA), creator of the mobile industry's first-ever open API designed to bring transparency and efficiency to data collection, processing and reporting for mobile user acquisition campaigns. The Alliance is comprised of a wide group of industry leaders, including many top developers, monetization platform PlayHaven, demand side...

2012-03-20 10:25:40

WELLINGTON, Fla., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance, a group of residents focused on preserving Wellington's equestrian and rural character, issued a statement regarding the new outcome of the recent election. The election results were positive for the Alliance as all three of the candidates who were endorsed by the Alliance were declared winners. The Alliance is urging local and state officials to accept the voters' wishes and ensure that the...

2012-03-20 06:25:15

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative teenagers, today announced the winners of its 2012 competition. Fifteen high school seniors were honored with a Portfolio Gold Award, the highest level of achievement that includes a $10,000 cash scholarship. The graduating seniors who received national Awards are now eligible for $5 million in scholarships from more...