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Smile Brands CEO, Winner of Glassdoor’s 100 Best Places to Work Award, to Keynote ENP Customer Experience Forum

22 02 2018

Steve Bilt, co-founder and CEO, to keynote ENP Customer Experience Forum IRVINE, Calif. February 22, 2018 Steve Bilt, co-founder and CEO of Irvine-based dental support organization (DSO), Smile Brands Inc. will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Executive Next Practices Forum: 2018 CX Strategy on the evening of Wednesday, February 28 at University of California Irvine Center for Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave. in Irvine. When Smile Brands started in 1998, Bilt knew he had an uphill battle. Fewer than 50 percent of adults were in regular dental care, and going to the dentist was routinely cited as one of the top fears across all demographics. He set out to build a patient-focused culture that would get more people into care, and today patients give Smile Brands affiliated practices the highest ratings in the industry. In his keynote, he will share his strategy for listening to customers and building a culture where the organization, its providers and employees can...

The Beryl Institute Announces Nurse Executive Council

22 02 2018

We're excited to partner with the Nurse Executive Council as the Institute determines how to best expand the involvement of nurse executives and leaders and support them in positively impacting experience efforts in their own organizations. DALLAS February 22, 2018 With its commitment to engaging all voices in addressing patient experience excellence and a focus on expanding the participation of executive voices in the efforts of the patient experience community, The Beryl Institute introduces a Nurse Executive Council (NEC) comprised of senior nurse leaders from organizations across North America. Formally launched in late 2017, the NEC is comprised of a diverse network of innovative and visionary nurse executives who will work collaboratively with the Institute to develop strategies for nurse leader engagement in the broader patient experience movement as well as inform the efforts of the Institute. The NEC will hold its first in-person meeting in association with The Beryl...

Globex: January Zinc Royalty Payment CDN $220,180

22 02 2018

Globex: January Zinc Royalty Payment CDN $220,180 Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.TSX : GMXOTCQX : GLBXFFRANKFURT : G1MN February 22, 2018 12:04 ET ROUYN-NORANDA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2018) - GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1MN)(STUTTGART:G1MN)(BERLIN:G1MN)(MUNICH:G1MN)(XETRA:G1MN)(OTCQX:GLBXF) is pleased to inform shareholders that Globex has received a zinc royalty payment of US $177,179 (CDN $220,180) from Nyrstar for January 2018 production at the Mid Tennessee Mines based upon an average zinc price of US $ 1.56 per pound. Globex understands that the Mid Tennessee mill is at or near full capacity. The monthly royalty payment is based upon among other things, the amount of ore mined and milled and the average monthly price of zinc. The current zinc price is $ 1.60 per pound. This press release was written by Jack Stoch, Geo., President and CEO of Globex in his capacity as a Qualified Person...

What's Happening with these Discount, Variety Stores Stocks? -- Dollar General, Fred's, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, and Wal-Mart

22 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on DG, FRED, OLLI, and WMT which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration. Research reports have been issued by WallStEquities.com on four Discount Variety Stores stocks, particularly: Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG), Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OLLI), and Wal-Mart Inc. (NYSE: WMT). The Retail Discount Stores industry consists of companies that are engaged in the operation of stores, which offer a diversified product line at a discount. The space also includes discount stores with auxiliary Internet and mail order facilities. All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below. www.wallstequities.com/registration Dollar General On Wednesday, shares in Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based Dollar General...

Morning Technical Insight on These Packaging & Containers Stocks -- Graphic Packaging, International Paper, Owens-Illinois, and Packaging Corp. of America

22 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on GPK, IP, OI, and PKG which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration. Focus is shifted on the Packaging and Containers industry, which encapsulates any business related to the manufacturing of containers or packaging services. Some businesses that fall under this sector are pure plays that either provide packaging services or build containers, but some conduct business with a mix of both container manufacturing and packaging services. Today, WallStEquities.com observes the recent performance of Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (NYSE: GPK), International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP), Owens-Illinois Inc. (NYSE: OI), and Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.  www.wallstequities.com/registration Graphic Packaging...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to The Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers for Better Financial Settlement for a Remodeling or Demolition Construction Worker With Mesothelioma

22 02 2018

    NEW YORK, NY, February 22, 2018 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are now offering a person who worked in home remodeling, commercial remodeling, or building demolition who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation claim lawyers. Contact us anytime at 800-714-0303 and let us discuss how construction workers and demolition workers with mesothelioma frequently underestimate the value of their potential financial compensation claim."The attorneys we suggest for victims of mesothelioma lead the nation in financial settlements for their clients. Our top priority is to see to it that people with mesothelioma receive the very best possible financial compensation settlements." http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.ComWhen the Mesothelioma Victims Center mentions 'under compensation' for a person with mesothelioma they are referring to the individual with this rare cancer thinking...

AppRev Announces Sponsorship of 2018 HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute

22 02 2018

2018 HFMA Region 5 Annual Dixie Institute AppRev returns as sponsor of HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute. TEMPLE, Texas February 22, 2018 HFMA Region 5 is a professional membership organization for individuals in financial management of healthcare institutions and related patient organizations. Region 5 includes chapters from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. The Annual Dixie Institute brings together world-renowned speakers, leaders and visionaries in the areas of healthcare, business, personal growth and finance. AppRev is sponsoring the Top Golf Networking Event on Sunday, February 25, 2018, which gives conference attendees the opportunity to make connections in a casual and relaxed environment. The company is also sponsoring the Past Presidents Dinner on Sunday, February 25, 2018. This dinner honors those who have served as president of each chapter of HFMA Region 5. “We feel very fortunate to be able to support HFMA Region 5’s ongoing efforts to promote...

Several Faiths Join Together to Celebrate International Women's Day

22 02 2018

February 22, 2018 - This is “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities,” according to un.org.Happening at the Islamic Center of Tennessee, the event is being called “Sorority of Eman (Faith): Deriving Direction, Inspiration and Strength for Today from the Women of Yesterday,” and will be held on March 8, 2018 from 6-8pm. The event will include a panel discussion with women of faith on how one can derive direction, inspiration and strength from their lives. This is the first event in a series called “Daughters of Eve,” which brings women from various faith traditions together to foster mutual respect and understanding through discussion, shared goals, breaking bread and community service.Panelists for the Women’s Day event include the Rev. Carol Cavin-Dillon, Pastor at West End United Methodist Church; Carol...

AAC Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

21 02 2018

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Today AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAC) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. Fourth Quarter 2017 Operational and Financial Highlights: (All comparisons are to the comparable prior-year period, unless otherwise noted) Total revenue increased 19% to $86.1 million Average daily residential revenue (ADR) increased 58% to $1,054 and average revenue per outpatient visit (ARV) increased 16% to $418 Total average daily census (ADC) increased to 995 compared with 962 Outpatient visits increased 37% to 21,651 Net loss available to AAC Holdings, Inc. common stockholders was $18.8 million, or ($0.80) per diluted common share, including a charge of $23.3 million or ($0.70) per diluted common share, for estimated legal settlement costs and a charge of $3.5 million, or ($0.15) per diluted common share, related to the estimated impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on net deferred tax assets. Adjusted EBITDA increased...

DENSO Leads Dellfer's Initial Funding Round, Supporting Cybersecurity for Connected Vehicles

21 02 2018

KARIYA, Japan, Feb. 21, 2018 -- DENSO, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, has announced a significant investment in Dellfer, an IoT and automotive cybersecurity startup company based in San Francisco, California. Dellfer is a young startup focusing on cybersecurity solutions against "zero day" attacks within connected networks such as deployed IoT devices, and in the future, connected vehicles. Dellfer will use the proceeds from this funding to build out its development team and begin discussions with early adopter customers, including DENSO. "As cars become smarter, more connected, and autonomous, advanced safeguards to secure and protect the technology within those vehicles will be a key area of focus for DENSO, and the auto industry as a whole," said Tony Cannestra, Director of Corporate Ventures at DENSO. "DENSO will continue to strongly support technologies like Dellfer's to ensure that a safe and secure mobility future is delivered to our customers." "This...

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