A New Twist On Convert to Purchase

A New Twist On Convert to Purchase



Fastrack Healthcare Systems, Inc. announced today a new incentive for provider’s to convert to their Internet based Hosting Solution for HME, Respiratory, Home Infusion Pharmacies and Home Healthcare Agencies.



Plainview, NY (Vocus) March 17, 2010



Fastrack Healthcare Systems, Inc. announced today a new incentive for provider’s to convert to their Internet based Hosting Solution (http://www. onlyfastrack. com/online_hosting. htm) for HME (http://www. onlyfastrack. com/hme. htm), Respiratory, Home Infusion Pharmacies (http://www. onlyfastrack. com/infusion. htm) and Home Healthcare Agencies (http://www. onlyfastrack. com/homecare. htm).



According to Spencer Kay, President of Fastrack, “We are finding many providers torn between deciding on having the software vendor “Host” the software or running it in-house on their own servers. There are pros and cons to both methods and since Fastrack offers both, we can offer an objective opinion. To help providers in making the decision we introduced our new “Convert to Purchase” program.”



The Fastrack Convert to Purchase program allows a provider to start out on the Fastrack Hosted Solution which offers integrated billing, operational & clinical software. At anytime they can bring the system in-house if they find that method meets their needs better. If the client decides to purchase the software license to run on their own server they will receive a substantial discount on the purchase price, in effect receiving partial credit for the monthly hosting fees already paid.



Kay went on to add, “Hosting offers the benefit of a small upfront fee, low monthly payments and Fastrack performing IT functions including; installing upgrades, server maintenance and daily back-ups. On the other hand owning the software license provides more control, ease in interfacing to third party products, potential to take advantage of accelerated depreciation under Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code and should add to the value of the business if the provider decides to sell his/her business.”



Fastrack is the leading provider of software & technology to Home Medical Equipment, Durable Medical Equipment, Respiratory Providers, Home Infusion Pharmacies & Home Health Care Agencies. Only Fastrack offers a solution for each individual segment of Home Care as well as one system encompassing virtually every clinical, operational and financial aspect of a provider offering several or all of these product/service lines within one integrated Microsoft SQL database. For further information contact FASTRACK Healthcare Systems, Inc. 255 Executive Drive, Plainview, N. Y. 11803; 1-800-520-2325, fax: 516-349-8875, or e-mail them at: info(at)fastrk(dot)com or visit their Website: www. onlyfastrack. com.



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Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation.



The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the environmental remediation industry. As originators of ZVI permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology, EnviroMetal Technologies and Adventus Americas join the debate, enjoying the benefit of over 20 years of global experience in field-scale ZVI applications. The news release addresses some key points made by the European Nanotechnology Gateway organisation, via their recent report entitled “Nano zero valent iron - THE solution for water and soil remediation?"



Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany (Vocus) August 17, 2010



The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil.



Colleagues at our Canadian affiliate; EnviroMetal Technologies Inc (ETI) reviewed this report, available at their website European website (http://www. observatory-nano. eu/project/). It presents useful information on nanoscale zero valent iron (nZVI) use in the EU. As many industry watchers will know, ETI is the originator of ZVI permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology. The numerous challenges surrounding this technology described in the report’s conclusions reinforce our opinion that while high reactivity nanoscale metals represent an intriguing development in contaminant remediation, significant questions concerning their technical performance and cost, as well as related health and safety issues, need to be answered before these particles can be considered for widespread use as a commercial remedial option.



Specific comments are summarized in a concise report available at nZVI versus ZVI (http://www. adventusgroup. com/pdfs/competitive/nZVI_rebuttal_article_AUG2010.pdf). In addition to the references therein, interested readers are directed to the following sources of information concerning nZVI technology:

US EPA Nanotechnology for Site Remediation Fact Sheet (http://www. epa. gov/tio/download/remed/542-f-08-009.pdf) A detailed review of a California Groundwater Resource Association meeting held in the fall of 2009 on nanotechnology in the environment (http://www. grac. org/spring10.pdf) The environmental sciences and engineering center (http://cgr. ese. ogi. edu/cgi-bin/) at the Oregon Graduate Institute maintains a searchable database containing several articles pertaining to nZVI.



On a related note, the US Interstate Technology Regulatory Council (ITRC, in preparation) will be publishing an updated PRB guidance document in the Fall of 2010, which will include a thorough discussion of PRBs for VOCs and inorganics. We will present a review of this document in an upcoming Adventus newsletter. For more information concerning this article or related information on ZVI, please contact John Vogan on john. vogan(at)adventusgroup(dot)com.



About Adventus Group – Environmental Biotechnologies for the 21st Century.



Adventus Group provides a growing portfolio of leading environmental remediation technologies, including patented offerings from Adventus Americas Inc. and EnviroMetal Technologies Inc. Our business model supports site owners, environmental engineers, consultants, regulators, and the academic community by providing unbiased design, and selection of the most cost-effective remediation strategies. Our proprietary portfolio includes:



In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR™) technologies:

DARAMEND® for soils, sludges and sediments; EHC® portfolio of injectable amendments for groundwater; EHC-A® liquid formulation for wells and other networks; EHC-M® for immobilization of soluble metal impacts; A-SOX™ canister delivery system; ZVI PRBs and related groundwater treatment innovations; ZVI-Clay for in situ source zone treatment; EHC-O® oxygen releasing compound for in situ hydrocarbon treatment;

O-SOX™ canister delivery system; ISGS™ in situ geochemical stabilization of DNAPL;

AquaBlok® for in situ sub-aqueous capping and treatment of sediments;

AquaBlok+™ for capping and treatment of impacted sediments;

HoleBlok+™ down-well, low-permeability sealant;

MGCW™ microbiologically enhanced Groundwater Circulation Wells;

Modeling Services for optimization of remedial designs and strategies.



The Adventus scientific team is a recognized practice leader, with over 500 Abstracts published within the industry. Through July 2010, we have successfully treated over 9,000,000 metric tons of soil impacted by hazardous wastes — and millions of gallons of groundwater — on 5 continents around the globe. For more information visit us online at Adventus or ETI.



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Rael Deplores Hawking’s Vision of Hostile Alien Invaders

Rael Deplores Hawking’s Vision of Hostile Alien Invaders



Rael, founder and leader of the Raelian Movement, today issued a statement in response to Stephen Hawking’s speculations about hostile extraterrestrials.



Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 1, 2010



Rael, founder and leader of the Raelian Movement (www. rael. org), today issued a statement in response to Stephen Hawking’s speculations about hostile extraterrestrials. Widely previewed in the popular media, Hawking’s pessimistic ruminations are part of an upcoming Discovery Channel television series.



“With these views, Hawking demonstrates that he’s not only physically handicapped but mentally handicapped by the degenerative disease of ‘evolutionism’ or ‘Darwinism,’ ” Rael said. “His fears about murderous, invading aliens are based on the theory of evolution – the myth of evolution, to be more precise. He’s afraid humans are inferior to aliens who might invade. That’s logical, but only if you accept the myth of evolution.”



Rael called evolution “a magical, irrational concept” that does great harm. “Hitler’s views about superior Aryans; slavery and apartheid; and Hawking’s delirium of aliens wiping out humanity all fit perfectly with the evolution myth,” he said, adding that he admires the stance taken by Swedish scientist Soren Lovtrup.



“Lovtrup said Darwinian evolution will one day be considered the greatest deceit in the history of science and that it’s anti-science and false,” he said. “I agree.”



And the truth about the origin of life on Earth?



“It’s the result of intelligent design, not by just one so-called godly designer but by extraterrestrial designers, plural, called the Elohim,” Rael said. “With intelligent design, you automatically have intelligent organization of the universe as well, organization based on peace and love, not on monsters ready to invade and destroy humanity.”



Why?



“Intelligent designers wouldn’t allow anyone to destroy their creation,” Rael said. “What’s more, with cosmic laws based on intelligent design, violent species wind up self-destructing before they can spread their violence to other planets.”



Is this a lesson for humanity?



“We can use weapons of mass destruction to eliminate ourselves,” Rael explained. “We don’t need alien invasions for that; we’re powerful enough and stupid enough to do it ourselves unless peace and love prevail. Stephen Hawking is doing a terrible thing by instilling fear. Fear leads to poor health, bad behaviors and the militaristic policy of weapons accumulation that can lead to humanity’s self-destruction. The world needs peace, love and global disarmament, not fear. And we must eliminate the myth of God and the myth of evolution, since both of these myths perpetuate fear and violence.”



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Vocollect Healthcare Systems, INC. To Sponsor Inaugural Executive Health Technology Forum; AHCH Provider Magazine to Moderate

Vocollect Healthcare Systems, INC. To Sponsor Inaugural Executive Health Technology Forum; AHCH Provider Magazine to Moderate



Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. (http://www. accunurse. com and http://www. blog. accunurse. com) announces that it will sponsor the American Health Care Association (AHCA) Provider magazine’s inaugural Executive Health Technology Forum, titled ‘The Expanding Role of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care.’



Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus) December 10, 2010



Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. (http://www. accunurse. com and http://www. blog. accunurse. com) announces that it will sponsor the American Health Care Association (AHCA) Provider magazine’s inaugural Executive Health Technology Forum, titled ‘The Expanding Role of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care.’ The event will be held at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on February 16, 2011. The session is scheduled from 3-5 PM with a networking reception following from 5-6 PM. Provider magazine will host the session and Joanne Erickson, Editor In Chief, and Meg LaPorte, Managing Editor will serve as co-moderators.



The panel will feature 8-12 executives representing the post-acute care industry who will discuss topics that include:

 Navigating technology through a reform driven environment;   Technology’s role in capturing true, point-of-care clinical solutions;  Collaboration, buy-in, training and feedback for the integration of clinical operations and technology;   New regulations expected between now and 2014, and the build toward technology as it applies to reform.



The Executive Health Technology Forum will precede the 2011 AHCA/NCAL Quality Symposium, “Inspiring Excellence in Long-Term Care,” which will be held February 17-18, also at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. “AHCA and Provider are delighted to host such a timely event, especially in an era where technology is increasingly more crucial to operator success,” said Bruce Yarwood, president and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “Today’s providers are challenged to keep pace in a field where the care demands and competition are constantly evolving. The Forum experts will provide a wealth of insight and advice that our profession can start using right away.”



“The key to reform success is preparedness, and forging discussions that can help providers today is not only enlightening, but also part of our strategic mission,” said Jim Rock, president of Vocollect Healthcare Systems. “We want to engage in dialogue with leading providers and experts about how they’re navigating current technology challenges and opportunities, but especially as the industry progresses toward 2014 mandates and Accountable Care model. The AHCA Health Information Technology Forum is a perfect venue for this discussion, and one that the industry will benefit from early on.”



About Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. (http://www. accunurse. com and http://www. blog. accunurse. com) provides sound business guidance and data-driven clinical outcomes to long-term care’s leading facilities. Through its CliniFusion model, which couples the depth and knowledge of senior clinical advisors with the power of AccuNurse voice technology, the company has taken a leadership role in preparing providers for 2014 reform, streamlining the work of the caregiver, and making substantial and lasting improvements to the performance of their facilities. This ‘fused’ approach to achieving clinical outcomes is what empowers us to address problems no one else can. Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. is a subsidiary of Vocollect, Inc., the global leader in delivering voice technology to mobile workers on six continents.



Vocollect® is a registered trademark of Vocollect, Inc.; AccuNurse® is a registered trademark of Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc.



MEDIA CONTACT: 

Pam Selker Rak

Pam. rak(at)accunurse(dot)com

412.221.4550



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CardioRetinometry Attacked: Latest

CardioRetinometry Attacked: Latest



Facilities to be created in the USA for prevention of arterial disease. Optometrists to await new Camera/microscope developments for Cardioretinometry.



(PRWEB) March 5, 2005



In February, after months of finding normally about 30 entries for CardioRetinometry, the Google search engine suddenly 'exploded' with 'results' increasing daily by 50 or more. It has now reached 350+ and is stabilising. Complaints to Google that these are spurious, virus and Trojan bearing attacks have met with little success.



Their search is, unfortunately at present, contaminating other search engines. Google has become a problem as it can contaminate Metacrawler and other better search engines. I am not an expert and wish the popular Google no harm, but it does not appear to me to be safe to use it at present as about half the 'results' might damage computers even with some McAfee protection, until they take action and exclude the malicious websites. My computer does not have the McAfee privacy and anti-abuse which I found restrictive.



The problem appears to be a Russian 'service' (?) employed to sting anybody who searches for cardioretinometry and to ‘snowstorm’ and wipe out the subject. A recent search found a so called enyclopaedia. Rather insultingly, after being invited to learn more about it, ‘CardioRetinometry’ was not listed with ‘cardiovascular’ as should have been the case. Instead one was invited to enter the word in the 'search' box. McAfee immediately reported a hacking attack and Trojan being sent to me.



Too late! My computer was damaged. Clearly somebody or organisation is very frightened that this new, inexpensive and non-invasive system of optometric preventive medicine to be available through optmetrists, could extend via every optometrist to the public, enabling everybody to learn how to reduce their arterial cholesterol nutritionally; become more healthy; rarely need a doctor; never need beta blockers for hypertension and be free of the threat from potentially damaging Statin type drugs to unnecessarily lower blood cholesterol. Some Statins have now been withdrawn as too dangerous with compensation being paid. (Cholesterol in the diet has been a hoax - one would need to be a cannibal to get the damaging kind)



This unique and severe virus - Trojan – Spyware attack on CardioRetinometry strongly suggests that a real threat to sales of these immensely profitable drugs (vastly more costly and profitable than vitamins) is anticipated from CardioRetinometry and has provoked the virus attack hoping to infect and prevent people who wish to know more about CardioRetinometry, by having their computers damaged.



Look for. ru in the bottom line of a result. (.ru is a Russian origin website usually not contactable by e-mail) Do not click on anything tha has. ru in the bottom or top line of the address/locator in the search engine's result. The top line will seem to be perfectly OK. But do not be fooled by the top line. Further attacks from other countries are expected.



They are cleverly using the key words ‘Bush’ or ‘British Medical Journals’ or ‘cardioretinometry’ - or ‘BMJ.’ The Google ‘finds’ may appear to be a vitamin company, encyclopedia (American spelling) holiday offers, all innocent sounding, harmless looking ‘websites.’



The www. vitamincfoundation. org/ (http://www. vitamincfoundation. org/) website, promoting vitamin C and publicising the nutritional reversal of arterial disease and atheroma is probably the most honest, factual, comprehensive health website on the Internet. It described CardioRetinometry as possibly making 'cardiologists into cabdrivers.' Perhaps that was too much.



The Bolen Report also features it on www. bolenreport. com



Optometrists can, before registering for enrolment for training in the new speciality, register to provide the new service as a ‘CardioRetinometry Facility,' before becoming 'Consultants in CardioRetinometry.' They may see actual ‘before and after’ images on my website at www. hullcontactlensclinic. co. uk/cardior. htm (http://www. hullcontactlensclinic. co. uk/cardior. htm).



Experience with English Optometrists has shown quite unexpectedly, that some training is required for all to understand and correctly interpret the images. After the BBC TV News broadcast in Europe I received invitations to be interviewed for taping TV News on East and West Coasts and have been invited to address the Macula Group of the University of California Berkeley Campus later.



On the www. hullcontact lens clinic. co. uk/cardior/htm website will be seen the ‘Heart filled with Eye’ logo to be displayed by optometrists either after registering and qualifying as Consultants in CardioRetinometry with AntiCoronary Clinics (UK) Ltd. 20-22 Brook St. HULL. England HU2 8LA. Fax 0044 1482 227636. or providing services as a ‘facility’ for CardioRetinometry.



Eventually a USA University Faculty of Cardioretinometry will doubtless be sponsored by a philanthropist concerned for Public Health.



Remembering how we read in Observer newspaper, of a European ‘whistleblower’ having to flee his country and keep running when the profits of a major pharmaceutical company were threatened, back-up images are stored at a secret location. Other optometrists in the UK and now in N. America are already working on this and are to carry on the work if threats to me or CardioRetinometry become more personal and serious.



Concerned Optometrists, before recognition as 'Consultant in Cardioretinometry,' may enjoy free use of the service for their patients immediately, for the time being, by sending good quality images of one eye of a person for atheroma assessment. Blood pressure and medication information should ideally be included.



Because the service is prophylactic (arresting and reversing changes and preventative of actual disease) it does not need a physicianÂ’s approval as prophylaxis. It must be understood that as prophylaxis it applies to people with a retinal arterial atheroma grading of 2.5 or under on the Scheie scale of 0-4.0.



It is not available in therapeutic form for the treatment of what should be considered to have progressed and become actual disease, beyond grade 2.5. At these grades therapeutic reversal of arterial disease is needed and should have a physician's approval and request for such treatment.



To Recap: Up to Scheie Grade 2.5 is acceptable for prophylaxis. Grade 2.6 and more becomes treatment of disease, no longer prevention. This conforms with my statement defining the borderline in the UK optometric press (Optician Letters 9th May 2003 and again in April 2004) I would not personally accept patients beyond Scheie Grade 2.5 without a written request from the patentÂ’s physician, to whom such patients should be referred when diagnosed by the Optometrist in the UK.



’Hearteries’ brand Vitamin and/or Vitamin – Nutrient supplements will be made available in the USA for reduction of the common atheroma. This occurs in virtually everybody. I am completelky confident, in view of the mass of confirmatory research linking lack of vitamin C to heart disease, thet the improvements demonstrated by the sequential images, which I regard as a reasonable surrogate outcome predictor of heart condition, will signify reduced risk of heart attack (Coronary Heart Disease) Stroke and Aneurysm.



I stated in the British Medical Journal that I anticipate the method being a better surrogate outcome predictor of coronary heart disease than electron beam tomography, principally because it allows more precise measurement by direct observation of the arteries.



Improvements should be accompanied by a fall in excess blood pressure (Hypertension). These improvements result as cholesterol dissolves out of the arteries - to be witnessed sequentially after the appropriate amount of nutritional supplementation has been determined in each case. There are very great variations in the amounts of the nutrients needed not only between individuals but in the same person varying with stresses.



Cardioretinometry led to the discovery of the existence of cholesterol blockages in the veins - against the received medical wisdom, as I stated in the British Medical Journal. In the veins these deposits add greatly to peripheral circulatory resistance. About five times more arterial pressure is then needed to maintain ssufficient pressure in the veins to return the blood to the heart. It may therefore be that CardioRetinometry has identified the cause of Essential Hypertension.



Send fundus images (retinal photographs) to e-mail cardioretinometry@hotmail. co. uk protected from spam bots



The introductory service is free of charge in the interests of Public Health and the advancement of CardioRetinometry.



It is a huge undertaking however, and I am looking for a large USA group of optometrists to become involved and carry it forward.



Contact me through e-mail protected from spam bots and I shall try to answer all letters. Please note: People (not patients – this is prevention) should not contact me directly but via their optometrist, who should have a good quality fundus camera without which the service is not possible in the external ‘Facilities’. There are also special requirements for the camera equipment which are to be arranged with suppliers of fundus imaging apparatus and software. Manufacturers should contact me and optometrists should delay purchase of new funduis cameras until these matters are finalised.



The subject has been researched in the UK since the late ‘90’s but I was precipitated into action by the research of Professor Wong, demonstrating a link between retinal arterial changes and the later development of hypertension, which required my intervention in ‘Rapid Responses’ to his paper in the British Medical Journal. At that stage I had many successful ‘before and after’ images showing not only the apparent arrest of ‘ageing’ (if it is represented by arterial atheroma reduction) but instead of continued arterial deterioration, I have many imaged ‘proofs’ of actual arterial improvement over a six and half year interval.



As this is approaching 10% of a lifetime I think I can say conservatively, that trained optometrists, have it in their power to extend life. Sydney J Bush DOpt. PhD. Hull. England 4th March 2005. Refs: Wong TY et al. Prospective cohort study of retinal vessel diameters and risk of hypertension. BMJ 2004 329:79 (10th July)pub 2nd Jne. Bush SJ. Cardioretinometry Rapid Response BMJ 23rd July Bush SJ. "Emperor's Mew Clothes?" Rapid Response 25th Nov. 2004 Bush SJ. 'Optician' Letters 9th May 2003 and later in 2004.



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THE COOKING COUPLE FEATURE LAKE CHAMPLAIN CHOCOLATES

THE COOKING COUPLE FEATURE LAKE CHAMPLAIN CHOCOLATES



The Cooking Couple™, America’s foremost experts on food and romance, highlight Lake Champlain Chocolates on their weekly radio program.



(PRWEB) August 1, 2002



(Burlington, VT) The Cooking Couple™, America’s foremost experts on food and romance, highlighted Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) on their weekly radio program. Ellen & Michael Albertson, better known as The Cooking Couple, recently visited Burlington, Vermont, and spoke with representatives of regional attractions on their Saturday, July 27, 2002 show. Ellen called Lake Champlain Chocolates “Some of the best chocolate on the planet.”



Talking with Gary Coffey, retail manager and chocolatier for LCC, Ellen pointed out, “There’s nothing like chocolate. It tastes great, it’s an aphrodisiac, and it contains healthy antioxidants.” Michael added, “The ingredients you use are fresh and local.” Ellen concluded, “The reason their chocolates are so delicious is that they’re handcrafted and made from the highest quality ingredients such as Belgian chocolate, fresh Vermont cream, and other natural ingredients.”



The Cooking Couple™ are true experts who speak passionately and knowledgeably about food, family, health, nutrition, and romance and present information in an entertaining manner that motivates and educates. Plus, as the parents of two children under six they know the challenges that real people face when it comes to running a home, getting dinner on the table, and finding time for romance. That’s why they are changing the way America cooks, eats, and makes amour. Learn more at www. cookingcouple. com.



Lake Champlain Chocolates, founded in 1983, offers sweet indulgences that capture the essence of Vermont, the tradition of making fine chocolate, and the pride that goes into each bite. Preservative-free and Kosher-certified, Lake Champlain Chocolates are crafted in small batches from the finest quality Belgian chocolate and select natural ingredients including local Vermont cream, sweet butter, maple syrup, honey, fruits, nuts, and other natural flavors. Lake Champlain Chocolates are available online at www. lakechamplainchocolates. com, toll-free at 1-800-465-5909, and nationwide at specialty food & gift stores, and upscale hotels & inns.



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Philadelphia Area Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Bruce Wilderman of Doylestown, PA Receives Another Accolade for Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry

Philadelphia Area Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Bruce Wilderman of Doylestown, PA Receives Another Accolade for Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry



Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Bruce Wilderman of Doylestown, PA has received top honors for excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry from Philadelphia Magazine, the most trusted source for top Doctors and Dentists in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. This award is among many such awards Dr. Wilderman has recieved in the past five years. Awards such as these are voted on by Dr. Wilderman's peers, namely other Dentists from the Philadelphia Area.



Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) February 9, 2010



Dr. Bruce Wilderman and Artistic Expressions Dentistry of Doylestown, PA have been named among the Philadelphia area's Top Cosmetic Dentist in Philadelphia Magazine's 2010 Top Dentists Awards. Philadelphia Magazine has long been a trusted source of Top Physicians in the Philadelphia area.



In Philadelphia Magazine's inaugural issue of Top Dentists, Philadelphia area Dentists were surveyed to decide who among them would be considered for top honors. Ballots were issued in December 2009 to all Dentists in Philadelphia and its surrounding communities. Dentists were surveyed in categories for General Dentists, Endodontists, Periodontists, Orthodontists, Oral surgeons and Cosmetic Dentists to determine the Best of the Best in each category.



"Being honored as one of the Top Cosmetic Dentists in the Philadelphia area is a great acheivement", says Dr. Wilderman. "Their are a lot of talented professionals in the Philadelphia area to chose from, and being voted on by my peers shows that hard work and dedication to my craft, really pays off".



Top honor awards are nothing new to Dr. Wilderman and Artistic Expressions Dentistry. In recent years he has been recognized as the "Best Dentist" by Montgomery Newspaper readers in 2005,2006,2007,2008 and 2009. He has also been nominated as "One of the Best Dentists in America", as voted on by his peers. Dr. Wilderman has appeared as an expert in Cosmetic Dentistry on TV shows like FOX Morning News.



"Public awareness of the benefits of cosmetic dentistry has increased tremendously in recent years. Thanks to clinical advancements in our field, enhancing a person's smile through cosmetic dentistry is more achievable than ever before," said AACD member cosmetic dentist Dr. Bruce Wilderman.



Founded in 1984, the AACD is dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care. The AACD has over 7600 members in more than 60 countries around the globe. AACD members seek out continuing education through lectures, workshops and publications in order to keep up-to-date with advancements in cosmetic dental techniques and technology.



For more information about cosmetic dentistry, visit the AACD's Web site at www. aacd. com and send an e-mail to info@aacd. com or call (608) 222-8583.



About Artistic Expressions Dentistry and Philadelphia Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Bruce Wilderman, D. D.S.



A full-service Cosmetic and general dental practice, Artistic Expressions and Dr. Wilderman are passionate about creating beautiful, healthy smiles for people who thought they would never smile with confidence again. They provide national-caliber cosmetic dentistry including ZOOM! and BriteSmile one-hour teeth whitening, DaVinci porcelain veneers, cosmetic crowns and complete Smile Makeovers. Dr. Wilderman and his staff also specialize in treating patients with dental anxieties and phobias. Through their compassion and expertise, they have helped treat thousands of anxious and phobic patients over the years. Artistic Expressions is located at the corners of Routes 202 and 313 in Doylestown, PA. Please call (215) 340-1199 or go to www. MasterpieceSmile. com for more information.



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Perception Strategies Executive Speaks on Panel of Award Winners

Perception Strategies Executive Speaks on Panel of Award Winners



Company owner speaks to women's business group about winning Blue Chip Award and women achieving success in business.



Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) December 5, 2005



Ms. Brooke Billingsley, Vice President of healthcare mystery shopping firm Perception Strategies, Inc., recently spoke on a panel of past Blue Chip Business Award winners. The roundtable discussion was held during an Indianapolis banquet held for Network of Women in Business members.



“Much of what we were able to share as panel members were the lessons we had learned as business owners,” explained Billingsley. “What steps we took to find success, what pitfalls we avoided, and the value of perception in the public eye—those topics of discussion were important to the members of NOWIB. As a woman business owner, I have invested much of my life in these areas, and it was an honor to share advice through a roundtable such as this.”



A public speaker for 15 years, Billingsley seeks to share knowledge with other women, spurring them on to become successful in their own ventures. Visualizing a dream and using every resource to work towards that goal, she says, is the most important secret of success. “As a speaker, I often meet women who have given up on their dreams of being successful in business. That is a real tragedy. Somewhere along the way, they have been told that accomplishing their goals is impossible. These women believe the misinformation, thus selling themselves short. I feel strongly about encouraging and empowering women in business whenever I can, because we are just as capable as men in fulfilling big dreams. I’m living proof that not only is it possible for women to own successful businesses, they can be award winners in their ventures.”



Since 1998, Perception Strategies has been a leader in customer service research, management consulting, training, and mystery shopping, serving the needs of healthcare providers across the country. The company is owned and operated by Kevin and Brooke Billingsley, who bring more than 20 years of experience in healthcare marketing and customer service. Headquartered in Indianapolis, the firm has worked with clients in 40 states. In the last three years, its revenue and headquarters staff have doubled. Sales are forecasted at $1 million for 2005.



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Director with the Global Consulting Partnership to Participate in Women's Leadership Conference

Director with the Global Consulting Partnership to Participate in Women's Leadership Conference



Leadership expert will help lead discussion about the roles of coaching and mentoring for women in organizations.



Wayne, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2009



The Global Consulting Partnership announced today that one of its directors, Debra Fish, will participate in The Conference Board’s 2009 Women’s Leadership Conference.



An expert in business strategy consulting (http://www. tgcpinc. com/Solutions/Strategic-Alignment-for-Organizational-Effectiveness/148/) and the leadership competencies (http://www. tgcpinc. com/Solutions/Refining-Individual-Leadership-Competencies/144/) needed to execute that strategy effectively, Dr. Fish will share some of her experience during a panel discussion of coaching and mentoring in organizations. The goal of the panel is to highlight the different roles coaching and mentoring can play in helping women develop and advance into leadership positions.



Dr. Fish regularly provides leadership development coaching for corporate executives as well as leaders in professional service firms. Her work focuses on helping individuals fuel organizational performance by increasing their own effectiveness in leadership roles. “Most people who rise to a leadership level in an organization have done so because of distinct strengths they have exhibited,” says Fish. “If they can learn to capitalize on those strengths while simultaneously minimizing the effects of their blind spots, they not only continue to progress in their careers, but they also contribute very measurably to the organization’s bottom line.”



About tGCP:

TGCP shows companies how to create an effective business strategy and build the leadership competencies needed to lift profits to the next level. Experts in leadership, team dynamics and executive and organizational development, tGCP's consultants optimize corporate potential for leading names in health care, transportation, finance, legal services and manufacturing.



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SheTIME - a special one-day life coaching event for women, 8th October

SheTIME - a special one-day life coaching event for women, 8th October



“sheTIME”, a special one-day event for women on Saturday 8th October in London, offers the experience of life coaching without the cost and time associated with one-to-one sessions.



(PRWEB) August 18, 2005



sheTIME is a one-day course for women who want the experience of life coaching without the time and cost associated with one-to-one sessions.



SheTIME is designed for women who want to take time out from their stressful, busy lives to focus on their own needs and priorities. The emphasis throughout the day will be on assessing all aspects of their current situation, and learning new techniques and skills for taking control and making changes.



The range of topics covered in one day makes this a truly focused, holistic, women’s life coaching event. Topics range from personal situations, work, skills and interests, self esteem, women’s health, right through to image, body shapes and even ‘your colours’.



SheTIME is expertly hosted and facilitated by Jenny Ungless, founder of City Life Coaching. Jenny Ungless is a fully trained life and career coach, an adviser to the Association of Coaching (the UK Trade Association for coaches), and the official life coach for monster. co. uk, the countryÂ’s leading online recruitment site.



“We’ll help you to assess all aspects of your life, get clear about what’s working and what isn’t, and give you new techniques and skills for taking control and making changes”, explains Jenny Ungless.



Joining Jenny is wellbeing coach and image consultant Jennifer Weeks. The day is devised and produced by Simetri Communications.



SheTIME is very different from other personal development events because it looks at four key areas of life (your personal situation, work, womenÂ’s wellbeing and image) in harmony, and is packed full of practical techniques for you to apply straight away. The learning potential is maximised so that women can start making changes (minor or major) as soon as they want.



“The day is designed to be time efficient and cost effective, delivering professional expertise, life-coaching and practical techniques in a one-day format that suits our time-pressured lives”, Fran Diack, Simetri Communications.



In addition to the opportunities of learning from the professionals and hearing other people's experiences, sheTIME has the added benefit of the chance for women to talk individually with the experts during the breaks about their own situation. sheTIME is also offering seminar attendees a 50% discount on a personal life coaching session with Jenny Ungless and image consultancy session with Jennifer Weeks one month after the seminar.



*As a special launch-event treat, comedian Sarah Millican (runner up in “Funny Woman” June 05, the prestigious national comedy competition for new female comedians) will be performing at sheTIME, sharing her most recent life changes!



The event takes place at Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Waterloo SE1 0LN (nearest station Waterloo, Borough or London Bridge) on Saturday 8th October 05, 10.30am – 5.45pm.



The fee of £125 + VAT (or £99 + VAT if you qualify for the Early Bird reduction by booking before 9th Sept) covers the one day seminar.



Women interested in attending sheTIME can find full information at www. simetri. co. uk/shetime. htm (http://www. simetri. co. uk/shetime. htm ) or by contacting Fran Diack at / 020 8851 1897 / 07973 864 929.



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Infohrm to Co-Present with Health Net at the 2009 Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG)

Infohrm to Co-Present with Health Net at the 2009 Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG)



Will Discuss How Workforce Analytics Drives Business Success at a Leading Managed Healthcare Provider



Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2009



Infohrm (http://www. infohrm. com/), the global leader in workforce planning, reporting and analytics today announced that Mick Collins, Vice-President of Marketing for Infohrm North America, will co-present with Regan Klein, Senior Workforce Planning Analyst, of Health Net, at the 2009 Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG) Conference (http://ohug. org/index. php/conferences) on June 17, 2009 in Las Vegas.



The presentation, titled “Workforce Analytics in the Healthcare Industry: Applying Data to Business Decisions at Health Net” will illustrate how, as Health Net’s culture evolves into one that emphasizes fast-paced, nimble decision-making and a market-facing growth orientation, the company uses workforce analytics to push powerful insights to business leaders.



Featured topics of discussion include the most critical business questions that organizations should seek to answer through workforce analytics, examples of effective talent management scorecards, and success factors for launching your own analytics and planning initiative.



“HRIS professionals constantly seek new ideas for applying workforce data to business issues and decisions,” said Mick Collins, Vice President of Marketing for Infohrm North America. “This thought-provoking presentation will detail the successful approach taken by Health Net to conducting data-driven investigations of workforce issues, partnering with the Finance function to build internal support, and quantifying the impact of Organizational Effectiveness initiatives.”



Click here (http://ohug. org/index. php/conferences) for more information or to register for the 2009 OHUG HCM Users Conference



Organizations interested in learning more about the state-of-the-art practices in workforce planning and analytics are also invited to attend Infohrm’s 3rd Annual Workforce Planning Summit (http://www. infohrm. com/summit/2009_northamerica/), held next week, May 18-19, 2009. Located at the Fairmont San Francisco hotel, the Summit includes presentations from the University of Southern California’s Dr. John Boudreau and workforce planning practitioners at ArcelorMittal, ConocoPhillips, Hewlett-Packard, and T-Mobile.



Special events at the Summit include pre - and post-Summit workshops (http://www. infohrm. com/academy/), breakout sessions for workforce planners at different stages of implementation, and a host of networking opportunities.



Interested attendees can register for the event at the Workforce Planning Summit (http://www. infohrm. com/summit/2009_northamerica/) homepage.



About Infohrm (http://www. infohrm. com/):

Infohrm is the global leader in on-demand workforce planning, reporting, and human capital analytics solutions. With over 25 years of experience, and a strong customer base consisting of Fortune 1000, non-profit, and government clients, Infohrm has paved the way for organizations to measure the impact of human capital initiatives and drive business results. The Infohrm solutions couple leading edge software with strategic consulting and HR professional development services that focus on the analysis of data to help organizations make informed decisions around human capital practices.



Learn more at http://www. infohrm. com/ (http://www. infohrm. com/)



Contact Information:

Mick Collins

Vice President, Marketing

202-589-2660



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Spend Less Time Scheduling Labor - More Time Managing Your Business, Managers Save Hours Making Employee Schedules and Reduce Turnover

Spend Less Time Scheduling Labor - More Time Managing Your Business, Managers Save Hours Making Employee Schedules and Reduce Turnover



Labor is one of two large cost centers in the food-service business, and can account for more than thirty-percent (30%) of the expenses in a well managed restaurant or club. Managers spend hours every week deciding how to schedule their labor force - time that could be spent with guests or managing other aspects of the business. Poorly scheduling the work force can result in severe negative consequences for the business including higher turnover, reduction in morale, and increased payroll expenses. In development for almost three years, the latest version of TimeForge. com provides a quick, simple, and affordable solution for managers to schedule their work force.



Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2007



Labor is one of two large cost centers in the food-service business, and can account for more than thirty-percent (30%) of the expenses in a well managed restaurant or club. Managers spend hours every week deciding how to schedule their labor force - time that could be spent with guests or managing other aspects of the business. Poorly scheduling the work force can result in severe negative consequences for the business including higher turnover, reduction in morale, and increased payroll expenses. In development for almost three years, the latest version of http://www. TimeForge. com (http://www. TimeForge. com) provides a quick, simple, and affordable solution for managers to schedule their work force.



According to a recent study performed by TimeForge. com, managers in the restaurant, bar, and club industry spend between one and eight hours every week building their labor schedule. Scheduling employees is a complicated and thankless task, requiring that managers juggle availability sheets, request and manager log books, and sticky notes in addition to memorizing overtime regulations, labor laws, and the staffing needs of the business. With an average salary and benefits package of more than $62,500 per year, managers can cost a restaurant more than $1,000 a month to maintain a basic labor schedule. The latest version of TimeForge. com turns employee scheduling into an automated task that can be performed in a few minutes - saving thousands of dollars every year for the store.



Http://www. TimeForge. com (http://www. TimeForge. com) is an easy-to-use web application that can be accessed remotely by both employees and managers. The software currently assists more than 600 businesses schedule their employees, including many hospitality and food-service establishments such as restaurants, bars, hotels, clubs. However, other companies such as retail centers, health clinics, movie theaters, and realty companies are taking advantage of the easy-to-use and affordable scheduling software. "... I know that it is geared towards restaurants, but we are a real estate company and we love it because it is inexpensive and it is so easy to use." said Nicole, Managing Administrator for Exit Premier Realty.



The labor scheduling software comes with a number of features designed to make managing a schedule simple:

Managers can display schedules in list, grid, or graphical formats. AutoScheduler system builds a complete schedule in seconds. Requests and employee availability are stored indefinitely, and automatically appear on the schedule. Employees are automatically notified by email and text messages of any posted schedule changes. Managers can compare theoretical schedules and actual payroll costs to calculate performance. Employees can swap shifts with other qualified employees. And much more!



Other users, such as Sherry, a manager at Music Man's BBQ, enjoy easy employee scheduling with the TimeForge. com AutoScheduler system. According to Sherry, "It's cut my time to make a schedule in half!" The AutoScheduler system considers millions of employee combinations based on factors such as availability, labor costs, employee strengths, and overtime regulations. The best schedule available for the business is calculated in seconds, and management can modify it where necessary.



If you manage employees, online labor scheduling software is a worthwhile investment. Properly managing labor saves time and money for the business, and improves the job satisfaction of both employees and managers. For more information about TimeForge. com, and to sign up for a 90-day Free Trial, visit the website at http://www. TimeForge. com (http://www. TimeForge. com)



About TimeForge. com

TimeForge. com is the premier employee scheduling software, designed to provide fast ROI benefits to the business, and to meet the growing demands of the work force. http://www. TimeForge. com (http://www. TimeForge. com) is affordable software that works with both independent and chain operations.



Contact:

Anthony Presley, Founder

866.684.7191



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VYG Singers in University Gospel Concert

VYG Singers in University Gospel Concert



The Finsbury Park Boys, a group of singers from the Victory Youth Group at the UCKG HelpCentre in Seven Sisters Road, were among the performers at a recent charity concert in aid of the Sickle Cell Society.



(PRWEB) June 3, 2006



The Finsbury Park Boys, a group of singers from the Victory Youth Group at the UCKG HelpCentre in Seven Sisters Road, were among the performers at a recent charity concert in aid of the Sickle Cell Society.



The concert was arranged by the African Caribbean Society (ACS) at Thames Valley University in order to raise money for the UK’s leading charity for sufferers from a range of sickle cell disorders (SCD). These are inherited conditions, linked to the shape of the individual’s red blood cells. In Britain SCD is most common among people of African and Caribbean descent.



Speaking on behalf of the Finsbury Park Boys, George Boateng said: “The Thames Valley University gig was a great opportunity for us, for two very good reasons. Firstly, we were delighted to be invited share our style of gospel music with young Christians and non-Christians from a number of universities.



“Secondly, as members of a church with many African and African-Caribbean followers, it was good to be helping the Sickle Cell Society. We know that SCD is not well understood in Britain. This must change so sufferers get the quality care they need. Raising money to educate health carers and other professionals about this condition will make a difference.”



People with the less-flexible sickle cells in their blood instead of normal rounded red cells can suffer bouts of intense pain, damage to such organs as the liver, kidneys, lungs, hear and spleen and sometimes a reduced lifespan. While this does not prevent them from leading normal lives, they need specialist medical attention, particularly in the context of pregnancies, dentistry and operations.



It is estimated that at least one in 10 - 40 Britons of African and African-Caribbean descent have sickle cell trait and one in up to 200 are SCD sufferers. That means there are over 6,000 adults and children in this country with the condition at the present time.



For more information please contact Christoulla Boodram or Francessca Lewis on 020 7686 6024.



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Jay Manuel's Legendary Red Carpet Fashion Styles Continue to be a Huge Hit with Fans

Jay Manuel's Legendary Red Carpet Fashion Styles Continue to be a Huge Hit with Fans



Key wardrobe items from E! Red Carpet Shows, America's Next Top Model and Style Her Famous; Auction Ends May 23rd



Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) May 21, 2010



Jay Manuel (http://3.ly/jaymanuel) has opened up his private collection of the hottest designer looks and is auctioning them online through a partnership with Auction Cause. These are not just breathtakingly stunning, many are one-of-a-kind items right off the runways. The Auction is live now, and runs through Sunday, May 23rd, 2010. The auction can be found at http://3.ly/jaymanuel (http://3.ly/jaymanuel) and is open to international bidders.



Jay’s Auction is off to a great start and a hit with fans around the world. Some of the most popular pieces include:

 A Valentino Beaded Tux Jacket worn at the “2010 E! Grammy Red Carpet” Show.  A Yves Saint Laurent Black Tuxedo worn on the “E! 2010 Golden Globes Red Carpet” Show.  A pinstripe Jean Paul Gaultier Blazer worn on “America’s Next Top Model”.  A D&G (Dolce & Gabbana) Satin Tux Jacket worn on “Americas Next Top Model”  A blue D & G (Dolce & Gabbana) Tuxedo Jacket worn at the “2009 E! Emmy Awards Red Carpet” Show.  A silver and black Commes de Garcons jacket worn at the “MuchMusic Video Awards”  A all-white D & G Silk Tuxedo worn on the “E! Academy Awards Red Carpet” Show.  A Roberto Cavalli embossed with Alligator Print Silk Blazer worn on the red carpet at “The Grammy Awards”.  John Fluevog Silver Boots worn at the “2010 E! Grammy Red Carpet” Show.  Prada and Louis Vuitton bags.



Proceeds from this auction will be shared with Operation Smile, a worldwide children’s medical charity dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children and young adults born with cleft lips and cleft palates.



There’s only four days left! Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on many one-of-a-kind designer items in this unique auction. Bidding closes Sunday, May 23rd. Check it out at http://stores. ebay. com/Jay-Manuel-Store (http://stores. ebay. com/Jay-Manuel-Store).



About Jay Manuel

With an eye for creating stunning conceptual direction, Jay has spent more than a decade in the world of high fashion and beauty, both in front of and behind the cameras. Jay can currently be seen as Creative Director/Judge on The CW Network reality series "America's Next Top Model" and as the Host of The Style Network's makeover series, "Style Her Famous". He is Fashion Correspondent for E! Networks, and can be seen on the Red Carpet as part of the network's team covering The Emmy Awards, The Golden Globe Awards, The SAG Awards, The Grammy Awards and The Academy Awards. He continues to co-host "Fashion Police" E! Red Carpet Specials. A fashion and beauty expert who began his career as a makeup artist, Manuel's unique vision as Creative Director/Producer has been seen on the covers of the world's most celebrated fashion magazines and on the runways of the industry's top designers. For more information about Jay, visit www. jaymanuel. com or follow Jay on twitter at http://twitter. com/MrJayManuel (http://twitter. com/MrJayManuel).



About Operation Smile

Founded in 1982 by Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, Operation Smile, headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, is a worldwide children’s medical charity whose network of global volunteers are dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children and young adults. Since its founding, Operation Smile has treated more than 145,000 children born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities and the organization has a presence in more than 50 countries. In addition to contributing free medical treatment, Operation Smile trains local medical professionals in its partner countries and leaves behind crucial equipment to lay the groundwork for long-term self-sufficiency.



About Auction Cause

Auction Cause, is a premier online auction management & cause marketing agency specializing in high-profile design, strategy, for corporations and nonprofits worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www. auctioncause. com (http://www. auctioncause. com).



For further information, please contact:



Auction Cause:

Taylor Robles

(323) 655-0554

Taylor(at)auctioncause(dot)com



For Jay Manuel interviews:

Bev Nenson

416-258-9881

Bev(at)jaymanuel(dot)com



Operation Smile:

Jessica Kraft

757-321-7645



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Don't Feel President ClintonÂ’s Pain

Don't Feel President ClintonÂ’s Pain



Heart disease such as President Clinton's should now be diagnosed more accurately and safely with an ultra-high speed scanner.



Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2004



Bill Clinton underwent numerous cardiac stress tests. After his latest one, he declared, “I aced it”. The next morning, we learned that his coronary arteries were 90% occluded. This scenario is not limited to the former President. In fact, it is quite common.



Even though President Clinton’s quadruple bypass surgery was successful and the prognosis for his recovery good, we should all be questioning the wisdom of cardiac stress tests as the first line of detection for coronary artery disease (“CAD”), a disorder that will affect 49% of American men, and 32% of American women at some point in their lifetimes, according to the American Heart Association.



Stress tests are favored as a non-invasive method of testing for CAD. However, according to research performed by Dr. Daniel Berman, Director of Cardiac Imaging at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, there is greater than 50% chance of missing coronary artery disease (CAD) in high-risk patients who have undergone “normal” stress tests. His studies show that even severe CAD, such as occurred with President Clinton, can be missed by the stress test.



With the advent of non-invasive, ultra-high speed scanners such as the Electron Beam Tomogram (EBT), anyone can now be screened for the presence of calcium within the walls of the coronary arteries. The results indicate the degree of risk of suffering from a heart attack if the patient goes untreated. “An EBT can scan the coronary arteries, and determine the presence of atherosclerosis far more accurately than the standard cardiac stress test,” said Douglas Boyd, PhD., the device’s inventor.



If calcium is detected in a non-invasive EBT scan or if the patient is suffering from cardiac symptoms, the patient may be advised to get an electron beam angiogram, which involves performing an EBT test with an injection of dye into a vein in the arm. According to Dr. Boyd “The EBT provides a clear roadmap of the interior of the coronary arteries, and can often find obstructive disease that is missed by stress testing”. Dr. Boyd also points out that EBTs use significantly less radiation than other forms of ultra-high speed scanning.



In President ClintonÂ’s case, even though he can afford the best medical care, his doctors relied on the standard stress test. In my opinion, a non-invasive, ultra-high speed alternative would have placed him at less risk, and possibly resulted in earlier recognition of his need for surgical treatment. In an era in which technology enables doctors to see 3Dimensional images of the anatomy, doctors should change their mode of diagnosis to include more accurate tests that cost less than the cardiac stress test. The public should be encouraged to include preventative scanning to detect potential disorders that can be prevented, reversed or retarded before the onset of costly complications.



May you never feel President ClintonÂ’s pain and please do what is best for yourself.



Myles L. Saunders, MD



Myles L. Saunders, MD is the Chairman & CEO of HealthAddress, Inc., a company involved in the interpretation of digital medical images including those taken by the EBT.



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USLegalForms. com Develops LegalLife™ Resource Center

USLegalForms. com Develops LegalLife™ Resource Center



USLegalForms. com posts free guides and LegalLife™ check list to help consumers get their legal affairs in order.



Jackson, MS (PRWEB) January 29, 2007



People often think about health and finances, but many don't consider legal matters until it is either too late or they face a legal situation. Accidents, natural disasters, emergencies, disputes and death can happen at any time. That is one of the reasons why USLegalForms. com has created a new LegalLife™ Resource Center to help educate consumers on the importance of legal planning and understanding legal issues that can arise today or in the future.



"I need to see an attorney to get my legal life in order is not the first thing on someone's mind. People tend to ignore legal matters until there is a significant problem. In fact, 70% of people die without a Will, a fact that illustrates the task of taking care of legal affairs is put off until it is too late. The Internet has helped this situation by providing a forum for companies like U. S. Legal Forms as well as some innovative law firms to help educate people about their legal needs through easy access to legal information, products and services," said U. S. Legal Forms CEO Frank D. Edens.



The LegalLife™ Resource Center can be found at http://www. uslegalforms. com/legallife/ (http://www. uslegalforms. com/legallife/).



Free information available to the public includes an online guide to Creating a Life Documents File, a LegalLife™ Check Up Questionnaire, an online Guide to Organizing Your LegalLife™ and Fact and Case Illustrations.



Life Documents Planning Packages for each state containing essential legal forms such as will, living will and power of attorney can also be purchased at a starting price of $59.95. Organizers are also available to store and maintain important papers.



Edens refers back to Hurricane Katrina as an example which underscored the difficulties that can arise when people lose all of their important papers. Documents were lost or destroyed after the storm and flooding. Edens says having prepared and stored important legal papers in a grab-and-go format would have saved people a lot of time and energy in trying to replace documents like birth certificates, social security cards, insurance policies, and wills. It was this catastrophic event that challenged Edens and U. S. Legal Forms attorneys to think of how to better serve the public through legal planning tools. At that time, the company developed and released the free online guide to Creating a Life Documents File and soon after, Life Documents Planning Packages and additional resources followed.



The comprehensive resources have now been gathered into one location on USLegalForms. com for consumers to have immediate access to all the tools.



To find out more about U. S. Legal Forms products, please visit USLegalForms. com or call (601) 896-0180.



About U. S. Legal Forms, Inc.



U. S. Legal Forms, Inc. (www. uslegalforms. com) is the nation's leading publisher of state-specific legal forms on the Internet. The company sells legal forms and related products to attorneys, small businesses, and the public. USLegalForms. com now lists more than 70,000 state-specific legal forms which are drafted in the required language and style needed to conform to the laws of each state. The production staff, comprised of attorneys, research and update legal forms to account for variations and revisions in state law. USLF products are designed to assist attorneys in conducting their business more efficiently and to help consumers with common and routine legal needs. In 2005, U. S. Legal Forms was named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America, ranked at #261. The Mississippi Business Journal also placed U. S. Legal Forms on its 2005 Fast 40 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in the state. U. S. Legal Forms, Inc. is a subsidiary of USLegal, Inc. (http://www. uslegal. com (http://www. uslegal. com)), a legal publishing company which operates legal websites including FormsPass. com, SearchLaw. com and LawStore. com.



For more information contact:



Carrie Criado 



Director of Public Relations 



U. S. Legal Forms, Inc. 



Phone: (601) 896-0180 ext. 320 



Fax: (601) 825-2102 



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Nurtur Launches Quarterly Webinar Series with Presentation on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

Nurtur Launches Quarterly Webinar Series with Presentation on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act



Employee Benefit and HR Managers Invited to Participate in Free Interactive Learning Seminar on Strategies to Reduce Risk



Farmington, Conn. (Vocus) March 19, 2010



Nurtur®, the health, wellness, and work-life company serving employers, plan sponsors and health plans, today announced that the company will host a free quarterly webinar series on timely issues related to population health management, wellness and work-life topics. The first presentation, "Mental Health Parity: Strategies to Reduce Risk,” will explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the recently enacted Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).



The Nurtur webinar will be held Thursday, March 25, at 2:00pm ET. The event is offered as a free learning opportunity for managers and consultants responsible for employee benefits, human resources, employee assistance programs, or employee health plan administration.



The MHPAEA provides equal access benefits to individuals struggling with mental illness or substance abuse issues, but at the same time presents many challenges for employers and health plans to comply with the new requirements.



"Providing mandated coverage doesn’t have to mean higher healthcare costs,” said Mary-Ellen Sposato Rogers, Nurtur Vice President and Practice Leader of Nurtur Performance and host of the Nurtur webinar.



The Nurtur webinar will provide an overview of how the MHPAEA differs from the Mental Health Parity Act of 1996 and present strategies to mitigate financial risk while maximizing the mental health and productivity of employees.



For more information or to register for the Nurtur webinar, email marketing(at)nurturhealth(dot)com.



About Nurtur: Nurtur is the work-life, health and wellness company dedicated to helping people transform their lives with support, encouragement and motivation. The company offers life and health coaching to help people at all life stages address the life issues that get in the way of health as well as the health issues that complicate living. Nurtur life and health management programs include work-life services, concierge, EAP, professional training, wellness and disease management (including Back Pain, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Respiratory Disease). The company provides services to multi-market segments including employers, plan sponsors, Third-Party Administrators, commercial health plans and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www. nurturhealth. com.



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Stepping Up: The Inside on Quality Improvement Initiatives for Health Plans

Stepping Up: The Inside on Quality Improvement Initiatives for Health Plans



Underuse, overuse, misuse –an ever-expanding industry that spends more than $1.2 billion a year on medical care, according to the National Coalition on Health Care, is in constant pursuit of methods to enhance treatment. A systemic movement from physician-directed to patient-centered care presents new demands for quality improvement within health plans. Racial and ethnic disparities, prescription errors, improper use of services, outdated methodologies and communication barriers obstruct efficiency in this modern wave of consumer-driven healthcare. Health plans and providers alike must adapt to avoid getting caught in the undertow. Considering bottom line industrial goals of cost-effectiveness and customer satisfaction, “Health Plan Quality Improvement: Building and Monitoring an Effective Program” a July 20, 2005 audio conference sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) will detail the intricacies of quality improvement programs, from implementation to results. During this 60-minute audio conference, a leading healthcare planner will discuss his organization’s experience with quality improvement initiatives and the potential impact of these programs across the board. The audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. to 2:30 p. m. Eastern time on July 20, 2005. For more details on attending the audio conference, please visit http://store. hin. com.



Manasquan, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2005



Underuse, overuse, misuse –an ever-expanding industry that spends more than $1.2 billion a year on medical care, according to the National Coalition on Health Care, is in constant pursuit of methods to enhance treatment. A systemic movement from physician-directed to patient-centered care presents new demands for quality improvement within health plans. Racial and ethnic disparities, prescription errors, improper use of services, outdated methodologies and communication barriers obstruct efficiency in this modern wave of consumer-driven healthcare. Health plans and providers alike must adapt to avoid getting caught in the undertow.



Considering bottom line industrial goals of cost-effectiveness and customer satisfaction, “Health Plan Quality Improvement: Building and Monitoring an Effective Program” a July 20, 2005 audio conference sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) will detail the intricacies of quality improvement programs, from implementation to results. During this 60-minute audio conference, a leading healthcare planner will discuss his organization’s experience with quality improvement initiatives and the potential impact of these programs across the board. The audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. to 2:30 p. m. Eastern time on July 20, 2005. For more details on attending the audio conference, please visit http://store. hin. com (http://store. hin. com).



“Considering ever-increasing healthcare costs, broadening customer bases and fast-emerging trends toward patient-centered and consumer-driven healthcare, healthcare organizations are striving to enhance effectiveness and member satisfaction while maintaining the bottom line,” said Melanie Matthews, the executive vice president and chief executive officer of HIN. “Quality improvement initiatives are on the forefront of this strategic development and have promising implications for the future of the industry,” she added.



Audio conference panelist, Dan Styf, director of learning and innovation, Alliance of Community Health Plans, will offer strategies for implementing quality improvement programs and maximizing results. Mr. Styf will lend insight into these initiatives, including:



Overview of initiatives in QI programs; QI department structure; Results from QI initiatives; Developing, auditing and reviewing a QI work plan; and Getting physicians to follow QI guidelines.



This audio conference is scheduled for 1:30 p. m. to 2:30 p. m. Eastern time on July 20, 2005. It will conclude with a live question-and-answer period during which participants can tap into the speaker’s expertise and address personal concerns. A recorded version and printed transcript of this audio conference will be available on CD-ROM in early August. For those who cannot attend the audio conference, please visit http://store. hin. com (http://store. hin. com) for information on HIN’s “On-Demand” audio conference re-broadcasts.



This audio conference is designed to benefit medical directors, managers and coordinators, key health plan executives, performance improvement and quality improvement managers, case managers, risk managers and those responsible for strategic planning and business development. For more information on the conference, please email info@hin. com, call toll-free (888) 446-3530 or visit http://store. hin. com (http://store. hin. com).



About the Healthcare Intelligence Network---HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 292-3073, e-mail info@hin. com, or visit http://www. hin. com (http://www. hin. com).



Contact: Jennifer Millman



Phone: (732) 528-4468



Fax: (732) 292-3073



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New Release: TextTransformer 1.0.0

New Release: TextTransformer 1.0.0



Developer tool with an integrated parser generator, a c++ interpreter and a debugger in a visual development environment for the analysis, extraction and transformation of texts - also available as freeware with restricted features.



Hamburg, Germany (PRWEB) December 20, 2005



The newly released product TextTransformer 1.0.0 presents itself after three-year development time as a mature developer tool for the construction of individual programs for the analysis, extraction and transformation of texts. The program offers a visual development environment (IDE) with an integrated parser-generator, a c++ interpreter and a debugger. The range of applications reaches from multiple word substitutions, extractions of information, syntax check, calculations and evaluations of data records up to complete translations from programming languages or developments of scripting languages. Also smaller daily tasks, as the counting of words or the rearrangement of lines of texts are handled fast and easily.



TextTransformer is worldwide the only program conceived for both the development and the execution of programs which analyze a text and synthesize a result.



For this the parser generator produces recursively descendent parsers with an arbitrary look-ahead possibility. Elementary text sections are recognized by regular expressions and these are connected to a grammar as quasi Meta regular expressions. The TextTransformer isn't restricted to formal languages unlike other parser generators but copes with any text structures; unspecified sections simply can be skipped.



To define how the text sections are processed, the designed parser can be extended by semantic actions for a transformation program or a translator. A simple c++ interpreter permits the synthesis of the recognized text sections to a new text or a numeric evaluation of the text contents.



The convenient debugging has to be emphasized: the parsers can be tested stepwise or stopped at breaks in the source text or in the grammar. I. e. the professional developer has the possibility of concentrating fully on the development of the grammar of the parser since testing without a previous compiling is possible. The processing step-by-step shows which text section is recognized next by which grammatical branching.



But that's not all: grammar tests and a syntax check of the interpreter instructions are carried out automatically and the error position is shown by a mouse click. With the transformation manager or the command line tool ready projects can be applied to file groups. The professional version of the TextTransformer can export a ready transformation program even as a c++ code, which can be included into other software products.



"The range of the possible applications with TextTransformer is very versatile", so Dr. Detlef Meyer-Eltz, the developer of TextTransformer, "The program is suitable for individual problems for which there otherwise aren't any prefabricated tools: Whether conversion programs for special formats of health insurance companies or other enterprises, log-file analyses frequently needed by system administrators or contents-related text analyses, such as a tension analysis of a novel."



The software is suitable as well for the educational purposes: Pupils and students can easily and practically learn by it, how a programming language works. For linguisticians TextTransformer is a tool to carry out text statistics and students of other faculties can make arbitrary data evaluations.



TextTransformer 1.0.0 has a comfortable user interface with syntax highlighting and immediate localization of errors. The rule repository is organized like a database, where scripts with definitions for tokens, productions, and class methods can be inserted, deleted or changed. A detailed context sensitive help, a tutorial and various wizards help the user with words and deeds.



Versions, prices and availability:



The standard version (with transformation manager and extended interpreter) can be downloaded as a 30-day trial version under http://www. TextTransformer. com/downloads/TetraInst_en. exe (http://www. TextTransformer. com/downloads/TetraInst_en. exe). As soon as the test period has passed, the functionality is adapted to the free version.



With the professional version of the TextTransformer a ready transformation program can be exported as c++ program code and so included into other software products. So the core of the TextTransformer is bootstrapping self.



The standard version costs $ 98 and the professional version costs $ 394, both availably under http://www. texttransformer. com/Registration.39.0.html (http://www. texttransformer. com/Registration.39.0.html).



In the free version the features of the standard version are restricted, however, it has almost all possibilities of analyzing texts and carrying out simple text manipulations. It can be downloaded here: http://www. texttransformer. com/downloads/TetraInst_en. exe (http://www. texttransformer. com/downloads/TetraInst_en. exe)



Further information about the versions, the PDF manual etc., you find at: http://www. texttransformer. com/Downloads.27.0.html (http://www. texttransformer. com/Downloads.27.0.html)



Further technical details on the IDE, the parser-generator, the interpreter, the debugger or code production (only the professional version) you find at: http://www. texttransformer. com/Technical_details.32.0.html (http://www. texttransformer. com/Technical_details.32.0.html)



Pictorial material like product logo and screenshot is in our press area under http://www. texttransformer. com/Press_service.87.0.html (http://www. texttransformer. com/Press_service.87.0.html) provided for you.



About Dr. Detlef Meyer-Eltz



Dr. Detlef Meyer-Eltz has been working for many years as software developer in different employments (measurement data evaluation, tabulation software, workflow application, artificial intelligence). He is an independent developer since 2002. After more than three-years of development version 1.0.0 of the TextTransformer could be published.



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Talk2Rep Call Centers and Contact Management Services Announce Talk2Rep@Home Deployment

Talk2Rep Call Centers and Contact Management Services Announce Talk2Rep@Home Deployment



Integrates Virtual Agent and Brick and Mortar Call Center operations to provide clients with an all United States Based, Cost Effective and Environmentally Friendly solution.



Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2009



Integrates Virtual Agent and Brick and Mortar Call Center operations to provide clients with an all United States Based, Cost Effective and Environmentally Friendly solution.



"After significant beta testing with early adopter clients, we have successfully integrated our US based call center representatives with Talk2Rep@Home, our US home-based agent model, and have achieved significant reliability, scalability and cost savings while reducing our carbon footprint", states Talk2Rep's CEO, Jim Ryan.



"Talk2Rep's Beta Clients have achieved cost savings in excess of 28% while improving customer satisfaction and retention. We have done this by balancing a combination facility based call center representatives and @Home workers in a way that significantly increases service levels and improves customer satisfaction. We have utilized our proprietary call center technologies which incorporate "best agent available" strategies to maximize client and customer satisfaction," states Ryan.



After speaking to both clients and new prospects it was evident that Talk2Rep's "Buy USA" strategy of US based brick and mortar call centers combined with its US based home-agent strategy is the best outsourcing solution for clients for their customer services, technical support and more. Offshore call center alternatives put at risk both quality and customer confidentiality at risk.



"Customer retention is paramount during these difficult economic times," says Ryan. "Our Clients cannot afford a dissatisfied customer and we have proactively engaged with them to design a business model that reduces their costs while representing the quality of their brand.



"While many call center agencies have abandoned their facilities in the United States, Talk2Rep is firmly committed to maintaining and expanding its operations and creating jobs right here in America.



"Today we receive approximately 200-300 resumes per week from people interested in these jobs from across the United States by 'word of mouth'. With this announcement," Ryan States, "Talk2Rep anticipates this number to more than triple."



About Talk2Rep Inc.:

Headquartered in Tamarac, Florida. Talk2Rep is a leading call center and contact management services provider. Formed by former AT&T Call Center executives, Talk2Rep offers fully integrated high quality contact management services for both political parties, government agencies and multiple vertical industries such as a Healthcare, Financial, Retail, Insurance, Technology, Travel and Telecommunications. Talk2Rep provides services to some of the largest companies in the world with inbound and outbound telemarketing and customer services, data collection and market research. To learn more about how Talk2Rep can help your business visit www. Talk2Rep. com or call 866-856-2REP (2737).



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DPS Health and UCLA Launch Text Messaging for Health Program in South Africa

DPS Health and UCLA Launch Text Messaging for Health Program in South Africa



Research project will discover if text messaging between low income women with diabetes will improve ability to Manage Their Health.



Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2010



DPS Health announces the launch of a joint initiative with the University of California, Los Angeles and Women for Peace, South Africa that will study the effectiveness of a text messaging support intervention with low-income South African women living with type 2 diabetes. The research is designed to determine if regular support from a peer (who also has diabetes) using text messaging can provide simple and affordable approaches of peer-to-peer social support and offer effective educational and motivational messages.



DPS Health, building upon its propriety behavior change technology platform called Behavior Change Suite™, developed the software to power peer-to-peer support interventions through Short Message Service (SMS) with access from common mobile phones (more expensive Smartphone not required). This approach promotes behavior change through both individual interaction and activating the peer supporter. Individuals receive condition specific questions, messages and prompts texted to their phone and are encouraged to communicate via text with their peer in response to the questions. This approach can also be used to measure outcomes from a variety of interventions by collecting patient reported health status and symptoms. It is expected that this approach will be able to: 1) increase peer-to-peer support leading to decreased feelings of social isolation, increased self-efficacy and improved outcomes; 2) increase patients’ ability to manage their own health and disease(s); and 3) provide effective engagement by individuals with limited Internet access or skills.



Supported by the Peers for Progress Program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, the UCLA Global Center for Children and Families is piloting this novel text messaging application to engage low-income women with diabetes in South Africa. Three teams are collaborating with DPS Health on the design, implementation, and evaluation: UCLA led by Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus; South African Women for Peace agency coordinated by Executive Director, Margaret Gwesgwe and Marion Keim at the University of the Western Cape; and Mark Tomlinson at Stellenbosch University.



In addition to 12 weekly small group, psycho-educational meetings, social support and monitoring on the mobile phone is a key aspect of the program. Women with diabetes are queried daily about their diabetes self-management, and they answer questions about their health and habits through text messaging at random times throughout the day. Examples of the questions include: “Did you have a healthy breakfast? Who supported you this week around your diabetes? Did you take your medicine? How many fruits and vegetables did you eat yesterday?” In addition, women are paired with a buddy to support healthy lifestyle changes. Women’s responses are routed through a centralized server and then passed as a text message to buddy pairs and to the clinical host for data analysis.



According to Dr. Rotherum-Boris, “This study will provide critical information about how to create sustainable and affordable approaches that improve the lives of those with diabetes and other chronic diseases. UCLA is excited about this opportunity to partner with DPS Health.”



“DPS is thrilled to be associated with the creation of potential solutions to chronic disease management that may cost-effectively improve health outcomes. Final results from the study will be available later in 2010,” said Neal Kaufman, M. D., M. P.H., co-founder and CEO of DPS Health and UCLA Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, who presented this new program at the 2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Diabetes Translation Conference on April 15, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri.



About DPS Health



DPS Health, founded in 2004, creates software solutions using an innovative, flexible and scalable technological platform (Behavior Change Suite™) that implement research-proven best practices of self-management support. In one example, DPS Health worked with faculty from the University of Pittsburgh to develop the web-based Virtual Lifestyle Management (VLM) service based upon the NIH-funded Diabetes Prevention Program (also developed by the University of Pittsburgh). Other examples of interventions built on the BCS platform include the Physical Activity Data Warehouse™, and the Lifecorder Online™ web applications with the Suzuken Company. Additionally, DPS Health has developed an SMS peer-to-peer support application that utilizes text messages on regular mobile phones.



About UCLA Center for Children and Families



Since 1994, the UCLA Center for Children and Families has been mounting community trials for families at high risk for a range of poor health outcomes. With more than 15 evidence-based interventions for families, the Center is a leader in utilizing new technologies and good clinical practices to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes, especially by community health workers in China, Thailand, Vietnam, AU, Uganda, South Africa, and Mexico.



All product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

DPS HEALTH

1539 Sawtelle Blvd., Suite 10

Los Angeles, CA 90025

310.444.0636

Http://www. dpshealth. com (http://www. dpshealth. com)



For Press Inquiries Contact:

Carol Eisner

EISNER PUBLIC RELATIONS

310. 839.1400



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Third Brigade’s Host Intrusion Prevention System Stops Attacks That Could Exploit Recent Security Vulnerabilities

Third Brigade’s Host Intrusion Prevention System Stops Attacks That Could Exploit Recent Security Vulnerabilities



Vulnerabilities exist in a broad range of enterprise software applications.



Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) November 9, 2005



Third Brigade, Inc. (www. thirdbrigade. com) today announced that customers that have deployed Deep Security, its advanced Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) are protected from attacks that could exploit new software vulnerabilities recently disclosed for Microsoft, Linux, Computer Associates, Novell, Snort and Veritas.



Microsoft: Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows that allow an attacker to remotely execute code on the vulnerable system and take complete control of it. The vulnerabilities exist in the rendering of Windows Metafile (WMF) and Enhanced Metafile (EMF) image formats, and any program that renders these files could be vulnerable to an attack.



Linux: A new Linux worm known as Linux/Plupii or Linux/Lupper exploits vulnerabilities in PHP and Perl CGI scripts on Linux and Unix based web servers. The worm propagates by searching for, and exploiting, unpatched systems that remain vulnerable.



In addition to these vulnerability announcements, there have been a number of other recent vulnerabilities that affect enterprise software, including:



  Computer Associates Unicenter Message Queuing Buffer Overflow (CVE-2005-2668)  Novell ZENworks Patch Management Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities (CVE-2005-3315)  Snort Back Orifice Pre-processor Buffer Overflow (CAN-2005-3252)  Veritas NetBackup Java Remote Format String vulnerability (CAN-2005-2715)



Compromise of systems with any of these vulnerabilities can result in loss of system availability, damage to data integrity or exposure of confidential information and highlights the severity of today’s threat environment.



“Although patch Tuesday puts the focus squarely on Microsoft, it’s important to remember that vulnerabilities exist in all commercial software, as well as custom software applications,” said Brian O’Higgins, Chief Technology Officer of Third Brigade. “Enterprises need to complement their existing defense mechanisms with a host-based intrusion prevention system that protects a broad set of platforms and applications,” he added.



Third Brigade customers are advised to apply updates containing the latest filters that protect against these vulnerabilities.



For more information on:



 The Microsoft security bulletin: http://www. microsoft. com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-053.mspx (http://www. microsoft. com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-053.mspx)  The Linux vulnerability: http://isc. sans. org/diary. php? storyid=823 (http://isc. sans. org/diary. php? storyid=823)  Third Brigade’s security dispatches: http://www. thirdbrigade. com/security/dispatches. html (http://www. thirdbrigade. com/security/dispatches. html)  Third Brigade Deep Security: http://www. thirdbrigade. com/products/index. html (http://www. thirdbrigade. com/products/index. html)



About Third Brigade



Third Brigade provides Host Intrusion Prevention Systems (HIPS) to financial services, government, health care, telecommunications and other organizations that need to implement security best practices as part of a defense-in-depth strategy. Our Deep Security solutions give you greater control of your business. They stop attacks before they impact hosts, help ensure compliance with regulations and policies, and maximize the performance of your people, processes and hosts. Unlike others, Third Brigade provides an innovative hybrid approach, a positive security model, proactive defense, and a powerful administrative platform.



For more information, contact:



Kathryn Schwab



Media and Analyst Relations



Third Brigade



(T) 613-599-4505 x3001



(M) 613-858-4407



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The HairMax LaserComb for Treatment of Hair Loss is Now Available in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia

The HairMax LaserComb for Treatment of Hair Loss is Now Available in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.



The LaserComb ( Class 2 Laser Comb medical laser for home use to treat hair loss, scalp and damaged hair problems) is now available in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei and the rest of South East Asia.



SINGAPORE (PRWEB) January 27, 2004



The HairMax LaserComb (a medical device for home use to treat hair loss, scalp and damaged hair problems) is now available in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.



" We are greatly excited to be able to introduce this new medical breakthrough to Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia as the HairMax LaserComb is affordable, it is designed to be used at home and there's no need for users to pay again and again for unproven and ineffective treatments at hair care centers " according to Mr. Timothy Chan Managing Director of DermaLogix Cosmedics " now users in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia can buy the Laser Comb directly from office or at any of our authorized outlets or from our online shop at http://www. DermaLogix. net (http://www. DermaLogix. net) "



The HairMax LaserComb is a hand-held home Laser PhotoTherapy device for the treatment of male and female pattern hair loss as well as all types of hair and scalp problems, such as thin hair, weak hair, grey hair and damaged hair conditions.



In 2002 based on appropriate scientific information and clinical data submitted to Health Canada, and after examination of all data submitted, the Canadian Health Authority certified the Laser Comb as a Class 2 Medical Device (Medical Device License Number 61237)allowing the following therapeutic claims to be made to the Canadian public.



-The HairMax LaserComb increases the strength of scalp hair in men and women.



-The HairMax LaserComb prevents scalp hair loss in men and women.



-The HairMax LaserComb causes regrowth of scalp hair in men and women.



Last year the LaserComb was also cleared to be marketed and sold in Singapore and classified as a Class 2a Medical Device by the Health Science Authority of Singapore since it complies with all safety, quality and performance standards of a medical device ( HSA Center for Medical Device Regulation - Registration number 728-2003-1).



The HairMax LaserComb also received CE certification for conformity with the essential health and safety requirements set out in European Directives and complies with US FDA laser safety standards.



The LaserComb was developed from nearly two decades of clinical research and is manufactured by Lexington International LLC in the USA with patent in the USA and patents pending in over one hundred countries around the world.



DermaLogix Cosmedics was appointed as the exclusive distributor for Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia since July 2003. The results of the Laser Comb in treatment of hair loss, so far have been very promising. Mr. Andy Chan and Mr. Simon Lim, both users in Singapore, was so happy with their results just after 2 months of treatment allowed the company to use his testimonial in their marketing campaign.



According to a paper published in the summer 2003 issue (Volume 5, Number 2) of International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology, a report entitled, "Hair Regrowth and Increased Hair Tensile Strength Using the HairMax LaserComb for Low-Level Laser Therapy," John L. Satino and Michael Markou, D. O., from The Laser Hair and Scalp Clinic (Clearwater, FL) describe the remarkable results patients achieved with the HairMax LaserComb after six months of treatment. Patients used the laser comb at home for 5 to 10 minutes every other day. The comb-like teeth of the device separate the hair, exposing the scalp to the light from nine laser beams. Patients reported no adverse effects.



Thirty-five patients, 28 men and 7 women with androgenetic alopecia, a common form of hair loss, used the comb for six months. The investigators counted the number of hairs in the area of greatest hair loss and also determined the strength of the hair before and after treatment. Hair count increased 93.5% on average, with both men and women showing significant improvement. Hair strength increased 78.9% across all patients.



" Our company is looking forward to work with partners who are in the beauty, hair or healthcare industry to promote this medical device to home users " added Mr. Adrian Lim Manager of DermaLogix Cosmedics Singapore " at present we are working closely with a few well known hair transplant surgeons and beauty specialist and we invite any doctors or salons owners to be our authorized retailers. Those who are interest can visit this link for more information http://www. dermalogix. net/franchise (http://www. dermalogix. net/franchise) "



" Those who are interested to get a copy of the above mentioned medical journal report or to find out more about Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) or be work with our company do visit our web site and contact us immediately " added Mr. Timothy Chan.



The Hair Max Laser Comb debuted in March 2001 and has received wide public and press attention. The Hair Max Laser Comb has been highlighted by TIME Magazine as one of the "Inventions of the Year".



To-date the HairMAX LaserComb have been sold to more than 63 countries such as Aruba, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Republic of Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Denmark, Dubai, Ecuador, Egypt, Farao Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malta, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuala



Contact Information :



DermaLogix Cosmedics Pte Ltd



10 Anson Road, International Plaza



Unit#18-08, Postal Code 079903



SINGAPORE.



Tel: +65-62231224



Fax: +65-62231464



Http://www. DermaLogix. net (http://www. DermaLogix. net)



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