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Regence Wins Awards for Consumer Appeal to Transform Health Care

PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While Congress debates reforming health care from the top down, Regence was recognized for its work to engage consumers to transform health care from the bottom up. "Transforming the Health Care System - Engaging Consumers to Create Val...

ValueOptions Wins Maryland Mental Health Contract

NORFOLK, Va., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R), a national behavioral health care company based in Norfolk, Va., has won a contract to provide administrative services for children and adults in Maryland's Public Mental Health System. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh...

Average Mom USA Wins $25,000 Via Total Body Transformation

Fayetteville, North Carolina's Toni Warrick Prevails in Max Muscle Sports Nutrition's "MaxFormation Life Challenge" over nearly 3,000 contestants nationwide Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2009 -- Six months and three weeks after declaring "Start...

Miller-McCune Magazine Wins Environmental Journalism Prize

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Environmental Journalists has named Valerie Brown's article for Miller-McCune magazine, "Environment Becomes Heredity," the winner of its 2008-2009 award for outstanding explanatory reporting in a print publi...

Alere Wins Awards for Participant Engagement Programs

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere LLC has won two awards in the 16th Annual National Health Information program, which recognizes the nation's best consumer health information programs and materials. In the category of "Total Health Information Program," Alere wo...

Atlanta Sports Medicine Doctor Spero Karas Wins 'Atlanta's Top Doctors' Honor Again

Atlanta Magazine has named Dr. Spero G. Karas among the top Orthopedic Surgeons in the greater Atlanta metro area for the second consecutive time. Dr. Karas was recognized by his peers and key medical leaders for being a 'highly skilled, exceptional,' and 'most-trusted' sports medicine specialis...

Regence Wins Four Telly Awards for Health and Wellness Videos

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Regence won four bronze (second-place) Telly Awards for originally created and produced videos developed for myRegence.com , a health and wellness Web site for Regence members. The 30th Annual Te...

Vaxine Wins Line Honours With World's First Human Swine Flu Vaccine

ADELAIDE, Australia, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VAXINE Pty Ltd, a South Australian biotechnology company, has successfully undertaken the first ever human immunisations with a candidate swine flu vaccine. "This represents a major breakthrough as it is the first administration to human s...

PAL Health Technologies Wins State-Level Prestigious 'Employer of the Year' Award

PEKIN, Ill., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PAL Health Technologies, one of the nation's leading domestic manufacturers of prescription foot and ankle orthoses and accompanying high technology products, was recently awarded the prestigious Employer of the Year award, which is given annuall...

Kaiser Permanente Wins National Award for Technology-Supported Patient Care and Efficiency

OAKLAND, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today received the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems Award in recognition of the organization's excellence and outstanding achievement in applied medical informatics. The award is based on successf...

Phonak and Hear the World Wins International Stevie Award in Sixth Annual International Business Awards

Leading hearing system manufacturer Phonak has won the International Stevie Award for Communications Team of the Year for their work on Hear the World, a global initiative to raise awareness about the importance of hearing and hearing loss. Stäfa, Switzerland (PRWE...

Watermeadow Medical Wins Medical Education Consultancy of the Year Award

OXFORD, England, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical communications company, Watermeadow Medical was named Medical Education Consultancy of the Year at the Communique Awards in London on Thursday night. This highly contested award is judged by an independent panel of communications e...

iCRco Wins Government CR Contract with United States Coast Guard

iCRco, the Innovative CR Company just completed it's first install of an iCR3600 computed radiography system aboard the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB - 20) prior to its voyage on July 7th, 2009. (PRWEB) July 12, 2009 -- iCRco, the Innovative CR Company just completed i...

Aegis of Granada Hills Wins Award for Best Assisted Living Facility

GRANADA HILLS, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis of Granada Hills has been named "Best Assisted Living Facility" by The Daily News of Los Angeles in their annual Readers Choice Awards. This is the second year in a row Aegis of Granada Hills has been honored with the award. In voting, Aegis ...

Ridge Diagnostics Wins Growth-Promoting Loan From Biotech Center

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Diagnostics, Inc., a neurodiagnostic company with a first-in-class, proprietary blood test for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), announced the award of a $202,500 loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. The funds will furthe...

Leading Nursing Web site, NurseZone.com Wins Award for Journalism Excellence

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare's news and career-focused Web site for nurses and students, NurseZone.com, was recently honored by the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The popular nursing Web site took first place in the category of "News Site with S...

Cadient Group Wins Nine Communicator Awards

Agency Honored for Interactive and Marketing Effectiveness Campaigns WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group , the premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare industry, today announced that it was recognized for nine campaigns at the 15th A...

Perot Systems Wins Over $119 Million CDC Contract

FAIRFAX, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER ) announced today that its Fairfax, Virginia-based Government Services Business Unit, won the re-compete for the performance-based contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) valued at ove...

MedQuist Customer Wins CIO 100 Award

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedQuist's (Nasdaq: MEDQ ) customer, OhioHealth, based in Columbus, Ohio, has been selected as one of the Top 100 CIO 100 Award winners. OhioHealth was recognized as an industry leader for their implementation and use of MedQuist's SpeechQ f...

Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts, Public Television Documentary Wins Emmy Award

Documentary Funded by MetLife Foundation HARTFORD, Conn., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter awarded an Emmy Award for Best Documentary Program to the public television special, Alzheimer's disease: Faci...

University of Leeds wins $18 million funding to improve the quality of our old age

A new 11m Centre of Excellence in Medical Engineering at the University of Leeds will be dedicated to giving people a healthier, fitter, more active old age. The Wellcome Trust and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have today (Thursday) announced joint funding for t...

Anglo American's Coal Division in South Africa Wins Global Business Coalition Award for top International Workplace HIV and AIDS Programme

WASHINGTON DC, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anglo Coal South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo American, has been recognised by the Global Business Coalition (GBC) on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for its pioneering workplace program focused on tackling HIV and AIDS in South...

MediciGlobal Wins Four International 2009 Communications Awards for Patient Recruitment and Retention

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MediciGlobal, a leading speciality patient recruitment-retention company, receives four separate Awards of Distinction in The 2009 Communicator Awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The Communicator Awards is the leading inte...

Joan Massagué wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine

Joan Massagu (Barcelona, Spain, 1953) is the first winner of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in the Biomedicine category. The Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are intended to recognize and promote research of excellence. The breadth of disciplines addressed and their monetary amount...

Breast Cancer TV Spot Wins Four Telly Awards

"Jen's Story" is a riveting 60-second TV spot depicting a biomedical researcher, with breast cancer, in search of new breast cancer breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today its television spot "Jen's Story" has w...

PDI, Inc. Announces New Business Wins Exceeding $18 Million

SADDLE RIVER, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDII ), a leading provider of sales and marketing support to U.S. pharmaceutical companies, announces new business wins with four leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies. These four engagements are expected to c...

MedThink Communications Wins Two Communicator Awards for Its Health Care Web Site Design

RALEIGH, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MedThink Communications, a health care advertising agency specializing in medical communications, brand development, digital and interactive services and public relations, won two awards of distinction at The 15th Annual Communicator Awards competition. ...

Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations Wins Healthcare Advertising Awards

Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations® (BSAPR) a full-service, integrated strategic marketing services firm, today announced that it took home six Healthcare Advertising Awards. Dallas, TX (Vocus) June 11, 2009 -- Blanchard Schaefer Advertising &...

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...

Summit Doppler Systems Wins GHX 2009 Best in Class Award

Annual awards program recognizes medical-surgical market leaders GOLDEN, Colo., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Doppler Systems today announced that it is a recipient of a 2009 GHX Best in Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth for distributed products in ...

Metastorm Customer, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wins CIO 100 Award for BPM Project

BALTIMORE, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, today announced that CIO Magazine has named Metastorm customer Wyeth Pharmaceutical...

B. Braun Medical Wins Two GHX 2009 Best in Class Awards

Recognized for Continued Market Leadership in Parenteral and Solutions/Nutritionals BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) today announced that it had received two 2009 GHX Best in Class Awards for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth fo...

UT Southwestern's Olson wins prestigious French award for heart research

DALLAS June 4, 2009 Dr. Eric Olson, chairman of molecular biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been awarded the Institut de France's prestigious Lefoulon-Delalande Foundation Grand Prize for his work on gene regulation in the cardiovascular system. The prize has an international r...

MIQS Software Again Recognized by the Computerworld Honors Program; Wins Top Award

MIQS Recognized With Global Information Technology Award That Pays Tribute to Individuals and Organizations That Use Information Technology to Benefit Society BOULDER, Colo., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MIQS, a Boulder-based electronic medical information software (EMR) company, has been recognize...

FCI-BURNDY Products Wins "Best Of Trade Show" Award at Windpower 2009 Conference and Exhibition

Award recognizes FCI-BURNDY's range of Renewable Energy Products on display at the show (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- FCI-BURNDY® Products Renewable Energy Products , including products ideal for use in substations, collection systems, grounding and tower applications, a...

Blue Shield of California Wins Hailey Trial

Judge Issues Directed Verdict that Rescission was Proper SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Blue Shield of California General Counsel Seth Jacobs: Today's verdict is a complete vindication for Blue Shield of California. It means we acted pro...

Recondo Technology Wins Red Herring 100 North America Award

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Recondo Technology, a leading provider of revenue cycle solutions for the health care industry, today announced the firm's selection as one of the Red Herring 100 North America, designating Recondo as one of the top 100 companies playing a leading...

'Curve ball' wins international illusion contest

Science has proven what baseball players have known for more than a hundred years, the curve ball is more powerful than the brain. At the fifth annual international Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest, first place went to a mind-boggling entry called "The Break of the Curve Ball." The ent...

DaVita Wins Eight Hermes Creative Awards Recognizing Excellence in Communications and Marketing

Winning Entries Highlight DaVita's Efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility and Support of Physicians with Vital Patient Management Tools EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chro...

Orasi Medical Wins Red Herring 100 North America Award

EDINA, Minn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Orasi Medical, Inc., the provider of novel software technology to diagnose and track the progression of neurological disorders, announced today that the Company was named a winner of the "Red Herring 100 North America" award, a prestigious list honoring the yea...
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