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2014-09-25 23:04:37

Only glucose monitoring system FDA-cleared for use throughout all hospital settings, all professional healthcare settings, and all patient populations including critical care Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Nova Biomedical’s StatStrip Glucose Hospital Meter System is the first blood glucose monitoring system to receive clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use throughout all hospital and all professional healthcare settings, including intensive care...

2014-09-25 12:23:52

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On?Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with CommunityWorks, a division of Morrison Senior Living in Atlanta, Georgia. Under the terms of the agreement, American DG Energy will partner with CommunityWorks, to promote and...

2014-09-24 16:20:50

Teachers from Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Texas and seven other states honored for making math relatable for their students WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-seven middle and high-school math professionals are being recognized by Raytheon as "Math Heroes" for their creative and interactive techniques to make math real and relatable for their students. The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) program provides winners with a $2,500 award and a matching grant for his or her...

2014-09-23 23:05:01

Connance Selected to Help CHS Improve its Patient‐Pay Performance Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), the industry’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS), an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region’s finest health and human services agencies, has selected Connance to provide...

2014-09-17 23:04:22

Company to present vision on how to overcome the manufacturing skills gap. WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Exact, the business software partner for manufacturers and wholesale distributors, will host an event to promote New England manufacturing and celebrate the upcoming national Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) at the grand opening of its new office on October 1. Located in Waltham, Mass., the new office will help launch the company’s cloud-based product, Exact Online, in the...

2014-09-15 20:22:03

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company" or "Alere"), a global leader in infectious disease, toxicology, cardiology and diabetes products and services, today confirmed that a group of former executives, led by former CEO Ron Zwanziger, filed a Schedule 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission and subsequently sent a letter to Gregg J. Powers, Chairman of the Board, requesting one month of due diligence in an effort to secure financing...

2014-09-10 08:22:45

WALTHAM, Massachusetts, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions, today announced that it has been awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract (V797P-4344B) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for The EarlySense System. The contract was awarded by the US Government following a detailed due diligence process. The EarlySense System, which is currently installed in multiple VA...

2014-08-27 08:21:27

Program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with elementary school educators nationwide WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fostering a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students is essential as these skills become increasingly important for tomorrow's workforce. As part of its effort to bring engineering to life in the classroom, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is now accepting applications for its...

2014-08-12 08:41:12

Global Email Survey Identifies Key Areas for Global Enterprises to Improve Digital Customer Engagement WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies (Nasdaq: LIOX), today released the findings of its 2014 Global Email Survey, which identifies the top email communication opportunities and challenges global marketers face today. The survey also revealed that, despite the relative maturity of email marketing, marketers continue to struggle with localization and...

2014-08-06 12:29:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com (NYSE: CRCM), the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care, today announced that Laura Lang has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133793 In making the announcement, Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Care.com, said, "We are delighted to add a seasoned talent like Laura to our Board. Her impressive track record of bringing...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'