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Ten Years Later: O.I.S. Media Leads Physician Job Board Industry with Innovative Technology

Destin-based company recognized by Newsweek, PC Magazine and others Destin, FL (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- In 1999 Christina Timmons parlayed a background in health care marketing and public relations into a new online industry. That's when her company, O.I.S. Media, laun...

Disability.gov Adds Social Media Tools, Disability Resources and a New Design to Complement Information from 22 Federal Agencies

Launch of revamped Web site with resources for people with disabilities coincides with Americans with Disabilities Act's 19th anniversary WASHINGTON (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- In conjunction with the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Depar...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri Harnesses Social Media to Interact with Members

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Not just for teens anymore--social networking and media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are being used by adults to interact with their friends, families and to gain information. Now, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members can add these to...

Innovator's Studio offers Social Media Strategy Intensive Sept 16-17, 2009

The Strategy Group announces a social media strategy intensive designed specifically to help hospitals and health systems incorporate social media into marketing strategy. The 2-day session, entitled, Social Media: It's All About Strategy, is scheduled for Sept 16-17, 2009 in Chicago, IL. ...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by JAG Media's Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo Inc. In connection with the acquisit...

Health Club Media Network Adds New York Health & Racquet Club

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Club Media Network (HCMN), the nation's largest provider of advertising and marketing opportunities for national brands in health clubs, announced today that the New York Health & Racquet Club (NYHRC) chain has agreed t...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tomorrow's New York Post condemning the hype related to the recent categorization of tanning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen. "The Indoor Tanning Association will not stand by and a...

Comprehensive Online Video Added to Media Categories Tracked by BurrellesLuce

Public relations professionals can now add edited online video to the mix of media that BurrellesLuce monitors and delivers to their BurrellesLuce 2.0 digital portal. Livingston, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- Public relations professionals can now add edited online video ...

Globaltel Media Appoints Leading Healthcare Industry Veterans to Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Globaltel Media , the first company to provide enriched text communication solutions that can reach over 3.5 billion mobile phones globally, today announced the formation of a Mobile Healthcare Advisory Board comprised of distinguished healthcar...

Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

Third Consecutive Year CDH on Well-Known List WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News's 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sal...

Baylor Dallas Recognized In U.S. News Media Group's 2009 - 2010 America's Best Hospitals

DALLAS, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventeenth consecutive year, U.S. News has listed Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) in its America's Best Hospitals issue. Baylor Dallas is the only North Texas hospital to achieve this distinction. "Natio...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces a Further Update of the Status of Its Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today a further update of the status of its acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by its Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo. Inc. The closing date for the acquisition, currently...

U.S. News Media Group Announces 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group , the nation's leading source of rankings and service journalism, today announced the 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible today online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Tuesday,...

CMPI to Host Hill Briefing Tomorrow on Follow-on Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff With Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

Event Focused on Ensuring Patient Safety is Top Priority of Follow-on Biologic Legislation Being Debated on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a brie...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Partners With Cell Culture Media Specialist SAFC Biosciences(R) to Provide World-Class Fluid Management and Liquid/Powder System Solutions

Global agreement strengthens customized manufacturing solutions for upstream and downstream processing and moves the 'disposable factory' closer to reality GOETTINGEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sartorius Stedim Biotech (Euronext: DIM), and SAFC B...

Americans Wary of Health Legislation: University of Texas/Zogby Poll to be Released on July 15 -- National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey of nearly 4,000 people showing that Americans are wary of health reform legislation will be released at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, in the Murrow Room, 13th floor, National ...

PR Whiz Belinda Foster Launches Michael Jackson's Nurse, Cherilyn Lee, on World Media Campaign

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Jackson's nurse, CHERILYN LEE, stepped in front of the camera, entering households across America via top TV networks, thanks to PR Whiz Belinda Foster, President of AWJ Platinum PR. Both Lee and Foster joined forces via world media outl...

Pioneer of Digital Place-Based Media Joins World's Leading Blood Pressure and Health Kiosk Manufacturer

Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations, names Lon von Hurwitz Executive Vice President of Business Development. Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) July 9, 2009 -- Lifeclini...

CMPI to Host Hill Briefing on Follow-On Biologic Drugs for Media and Congressional Staff with Reps. Eshoo and Rogers

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next Wednesday, July 15th, on Capitol Hill, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest will host a briefing followed by a question-and-answer session for media and Congressional Staff entitled: "A Follow-On Biologics Legislation Update; Congression...

Health Club Media Network Acquires the Alloy Fitness Network

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Club Media Network (HCMN), the nation's largest provider of advertising and marketing opportunities for national brands in health clubs, announced today its acquisition of the Alloy Fitness Network from Alloy Media + Marketing. The transaction ...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death

CHICAGO, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to breaking news of drugs reportedly found at the scene of Michael Jackson's death, the American Society of Anesthesiologists releases the following statement: "The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which is made up of physicians provid...

News media registration open for 20th World Diabetes Congress

News media registration for the biennial meeting of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is now open. The 20th World Diabetes Congress will be held October 18-22, 2009 at Palais des Congrs de Montral (Montral Convention Centre) in Montreal, Canada. One of the world's largest medical conf...

Oral Cancer Foundation Praised for Its Social Media Efforts

Social Media Guru Mashable.com Cites Organizations Using Social Media for Public Good NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oral Cancer Foundation was recently praised by a leading Internet media Web site in an article discussing non-profit organizations that are eff...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces a Further Update of the Status of Its Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today a further update of the status of its acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by its Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo. Inc. The closing date for the acquisition, curr...

Baxa Corporation's Dennis Tribble, PharmD, Now Profiled at Expert411.com for Media and Professional Access

Dennis Tribble is an expert resource on hospital pharmacy operations, information technology and medication safety issues. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Tribble, PharmD, is now profiled at the Expert Information for Journalist site -- http://expert411.com/_wsn/page3.html...

National Expert on Prescription Drug Abuse, Addicted Physicians Available for Media Interviews From Hazelden

CENTER CITY, Minn., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Marv Seppala, M.D., chief medical officer for renowned substance abuse treatment center Hazelden, is now available for media interviews about the dangers of addiction to prescription drugs - a growing problem that not only impacts wealthy and famous ...

U.S. News Media Group Releases Rankings of America's Best Children's Hospitals

- 2009 rankings include 10 specialties and Honor Roll - WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released its second annual rankings by specialty of America's Best Children's Hospitals, available online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals and featured in the August...

Sebastian Ferrero Foundation Selects Gainesville, Florida Based Frankel Media Group as Agency of Record

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation has selected Frankel Media Group to coordinate its marketing, promotions and publicity. The Gainesville, Florida based firm will begin developing an integrated campaign for the Foundation's annual fundraising event...

NIAID media availability: New strategy proposed for designing antibody-based HIV vaccine

WHAT: Most vaccines that protect against viruses generate infection-fighting proteins called antibodies that either block infection or help eliminate the virus before it can cause disease. Attempts to create a vaccine that induces antibodies that prevent HIV infection or disease, however, have so...

Center on Media and Child Health Launches "Ask the Mediatrician"

Pediatrician, parent and former Hollywood filmmaker Dr. Michael Rich helps navigate the new media age. Boston, MA (Vocus) June 11, 2009 -- From cyberbullying and violent video games to social networking and sexting, parents are overwhelmed by the new media environment a...

RPD Media Wins Four 'Big W' Awards by the Advertising Club of Westchester County

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RPD Media Associates, LLC, a full-service video content marketing firm here, has received four Big W Awards from the ACW. ACW recognized RPD Media for producing: an online video podcast focusing on White Plains Hospital Center's Westchester Orthopae...

Too Much Media May Be Tough on Kids' Health

Expert warns parents to limit access to computers, TV and more TUESDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Easy access to a wide variety of media increases a child's risk for numerous health issues, such as obesity, eating disorders, drug use and early sexual activity, according to a U.S. expe...

Global Creative, Media and Technology Agency LBi Launches Cutting Edge Social Movement for the British Red Cross in Support of Refugee Week

STOCKHOLM, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Red Cross are asking people to pledge their support to refugees by collectively 'changing their online status' across all social networks, instant messenger and email during Refugee Week (15th-21st June). This is the first time that a charit...

Nine Journalists Named as 2009 Kaiser Media Fellows

Program Encourages Journalists to Examine Health Policy Issues In-depth MENLO PARK, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the nine journalists selected to p...

WeissComm Group Acquires Common Sense Media Group, Appoints Founder Bob Pearson Chief Technology and Media Officer to Help Clients Evaluate and Optimize Social Media

AUSTIN, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissComm Group today announced the acquisition of Common Sense Media Group , a social media consulting company founded by Bob Pearson , who will become WeissComm's Chief Technology and Media Officer. WeissComm also announced that ...

National Press Club to Host 'NEWSMAKER' Media Briefing on Cancer Policy

Author, Cancer Survivor to Present Six-Point Call for Presidential Action on Cancer Policy WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dick Drechsler, an author and foundation director, will present a six-point plan to improve dramatically the nation's approach to cancer prevention, screen...

U.S. News Media Group Announces 'America's Best Hospitals' Video Series

- Exclusive videos by HealthiNation to feature Best Hospitals in top categories and behind-the-scene highlights of the selection process - WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News and HealthiNation , the leading health video network, today announced an exclusive web video series fe...

Social Security 'Problems' Are 'Misplaced Scare Tactics' and Media Missing Story of Solvency, Says Former Congressional Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The reports on the supposed problems of Social Security based on the Social Security Administration's report today are "totally misplaced," asserts former U.S. House Aging Committee Director Bob Weiner. Weiner, who was Chief of Staff of the House...

News media registration opens for ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC, Aug. 16-20

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2009 News media registration for one of 2009's largest and most important scientific meetings is now open. The 238th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will be held Aug. 16-20, 2009, in Washington, D.C. More than 11,000 scientists and others a...

BANDIT Questions the H1N1 Media Craze, and Tries to Give AIDS Its Sexy Back!

What's flu got to do, got to do with AIDS? COPENHAGEN, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Swine flu aka H1N1 (and money) is all we seem to hear about in the news at the moment. Mixed messages on the severity of the so called pandemic. The big problems in Mexico, USA spreading fear amongst its people - whe...
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