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A-Med Health Care has reported cost savings and improved customer service following its deployment of the Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ) all-in-one IP communications software suite, Customer Interaction Center® (CIC). “By unifying our voice and fax capabilities so we could consolidate carriers, and by automatically routing callers to the right person whether that person was working in the office or remotely, CIC has enabled us to reduce operating costs and improve patient service,” said A-Med Health Care’s chief technology officer, Johnathan Huettner. The Interactive Intelligence solution replaced an older Nortel system, which Huettner said didn’t offer the scalability and advanced features A-Med needed as it grew. “Our older system was maxed out and we needed a replacement that would cost-effectively grow with us, while enabling us to better serve patien... (more)

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at the Wedbush Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference on March 8, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/12 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, has been invited to present at the 2012 Wedbush Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference. The conference will be held at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City on March 7-8, 2012. TCS management is scheduled to present on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 8:35 a.m. Eastern time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. Management will discuss the company's progress, including recently reported fourth quarter and full year 2011 results, as well as its financial outlook for 2012. For more information about the conference or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with TCS management, contact your Wedbush representative. About Wedbush Securities Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities is... (more)

James Gersten Named President and CEO of BR Guest Hospitality

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BR Guest Hospitality today announced that James Gersten, a leading restaurateur with senior leadership experience at organizations including Smith & Wollensky and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of the widely acclaimed hospitality company. In his new position, Mr. Gersten will oversee BR Guest's portfolio of 25 restaurants and bars, which include market-leading concepts and brands in several categories, including highly rated steak restaurant Strip House, modern Mexican restaurant Dos Caminos, high-energy "burger joint" Bill's Bar & Burger, innovative seafood restaurants in Atlantic Grill and Blue Fin, and the highly acclaimed Blue Water Grill. Collectively, BR Guest's restaurants generate about $150 million in annual revenue and reside in enviable location... (more)

Drug Approvals, Clinical Trial Result, and Philanthropic Activity - Research Reports on Johnson & Johnson, Biogen, Amgen, Medtronic and Merck

NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB), Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) and Merck (NYSE: MRK). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5855-100free. -- Johnson & Johnson Research Reports On August 8, 2014, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen), a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for INVOKAMET™, a fixed-dose therapy combining canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride in a single tablet, for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. INVOKAMET™ provides the clinical attributes of INVOKANA® (canagliflozi... (more)

Allsup Provides Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act Infographic

BELLEVILLE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/15 -- The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, signed into law last month by President Barack Obama, was championed by numerous disability organizations, including the National Down Syndrome Society, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the United Spinal Association. Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance representation company, recognizes the efforts of these and other nonprofit organizations in garnering broad bipartisan support and congratulate them on the enactment of the historic legislation. "The ABLE Act unlocks the doors of financial freedom for many Americans with disabilities," said Mark Perriello, president and CEO of AAPD. "It allows people with disabilities to start saving for their future." An infographic to help understand the ABLE Act and its potential impa... (more)

Contrary Opinion: CRM is a Hoax

I have a pet peeve concerning two things I’ve been meaning to write about lately, namely CRM and multi-tenancy. I recently read an excellent article referencing both concepts and thought itmight be a good stepping stone to a quick blog post. In his article Don’t Get Conned – The many disguises worn by software-as-a-service, Matt Wallach discusses CRM software and the concept of SaaS multi-tenancy. Matt’s business is life sciences, and he discusses the state of CRM software for his industry. His argument is along the lines of “be wary of on-premise wolves in SaaS sheep clothing”. The wolves, in this case, areon-premise CRM vendors who simply throw servers over a wall and call it a SaaSday. The sheep (aka the good guys) are those genuine SaaS vendors riding a multi-tenant architecture. He then proceeds to define what multi-tenancy means using the well-known “neighbor... (more)

Tune in to Genesis Global Media Radio Show This Week to Hear Guests Paula Webster-Grant, Leslie Dicken, Bonnie Prebula, Evelyn Stypula, Vonni Widdis, Kimberly Berg and a Tribute to Dr. Steven Vladem

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 21, 2013) - This week, tune in to hear our guests share their expertise on such varied topics as music production, digital storytime, real estate, astrology, disability advocacy and the empowerment of women. Dates and show times are as follows: Monday, January 21st: Paula Webster-Grant from 6:00pm PST - 6:30pm PST Leslie Dicken from 6:30pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Tuesday, January 22nd:   Bonnie Prebula from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Wednesday, January 23rd: Evelyn Stypula from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. Thursday, January 24th: Vonni Widdis from 6:00pm PST - 6:30pm PST Tribute to Dr. Steven Vladem from 6:30pm PST Friday, January 25th: Kimberly Berg from 6:00pm PST - 7:00pm PST. All shows can be listened to through this link - http://crntalk.com/crn2 PAULA WEBSTER-GRANT: Paula Webster-Grant, founder and CEO of Phillybass'd Records, Inc.,Trans... (more)

LBS Research Series 2012

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: LBS Research Series 2012 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0332361/LBS-Research-Series-2012.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Portable_Devices Executive summary Navigation systems and services for car and pedestrian navigation can be divided into multiple categories. Car manufacturers offer factory installed in-dash navigation systems as standard or optional equipment on a majority of their models sold in developed markets. Drivers that want to add navigation to their existing vehicle can choose among a number of aftermarket solutions. Examples include in-dash navigation systems, Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and navigation apps for mobile phones. New device categories such as Internet tablets are also being equipped ... (more)

Inclusion Has Come A Long Way..

Inclusion has come a long way. I attended an elementary school in BC in the early 1970’s as a ward of the Province. At that time, inclusion meant the public school system, but a separate classroom and curriculum. All the children with a recognizable disability were in the same classroom. At recess we segregated ourselves. It was a BIG deal when early in grade five, I was finally admitted to the “regular” classroom. My peers had been prepared for my arrival by a well-meaning system and teacher that failed to take into account my feelings as the “object” of discussion. I wasn’t present, so there was no initial opportunity for my classmates to ask me questions about my disability. There was no attempt at real ice-breaking back then, though the teacher tried very hard to make me feel welcome. Still, I had to deal with some teasing and bullying, both subtle and obvious. ... (more)

An Introduction to My Health 2.0 Blog

As I am new to "Ulitzer" I thought perhaps before I began with writing & posting articles, I would take this opportunity to better introduce myself.  On November 6, 2007  I suffered a workplace injury that resulted in permanent disability and chronic pain 24/7. I have also been forced to fight every step of the way with WSIB, aka the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board-(the worker's comp. board) in Ontario, Canada. I was recently asked to describe what I thought of them in one sentence and this was my reply: "Straight from the depths of hell with virulent cruelty, WSIB's primary goal is to dissolve the injured worker into wretched fragments." As I am sure you can ascertain from this statement, my experience with them has not been a positive one. This injury also meant that I will never return to my most beloved job as a nurse after 20 years in the field. I loved my... (more)

LBS Research Series 2013

NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: LBS Research Series 2013 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0332361/LBS-Research-Series-2013.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Portable_Devices This report bundle is a complete set of five unique reports - offering in-depth analysis and unique insights into the mobile LBS market. This package comprise the following titles in Berg Insight's LBS Research Series: Mobile Navigation Services and Devices, Mobile Location-Based Services, LBS Platforms and Technologies, Location-Based Advertising and Marketing and People Monitoring and Safety Solutions. Executive summary MOBILE NAVIGATION SERVICES AND DEVICES Navigation solutions for car and pedestrian navigation can be divided into multiple categories. Car manufacturers offer factory ... (more)