Tennessee Tech & Science

Aspire Health and myNEXUS Announce Post-Acute Care Partnership

08 01 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspire Health and myNEXUS are pleased to announce a new collaboration focused on providing home health patients with a more comprehensive level of clinical support. Through the partnership, myNEXUS, a technology-driven care and benefit management platform, will help identify patients who may benefit from receiving additional home-based clinical support from Aspire Health’s team of physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers and chaplains. The partnership is designed to help ensure that patients receive the right level of care at the right time in the location of their choosing. “By partnering together, myNEXUS and Aspire Health will be able to significantly improve the quality of care provided to patients with very complex medical needs,” said McArthur VanOsdale, CEO of myNEXUS. “By leveraging the unique strengths of each organization, we will be able to identify and provide more comprehensive support to patients and families who are facing...

Songs for Sound Reaches 13,500 Free Hearing Screenings & Rolls into Florida to Help Even More People: HEAR THE MUSIC!

05 01 2018

    TAMPA, FL, January 05, 2018 -- Are you turning up the volume on the tv? Do you say "huh?" often or turn one ear to hear? Does your child have low-literacy levels, inattentiveness or behavior problems? Do you experience ringing? The first thing you must check is: HEARING. You've checked your eyes routinely, but what about your EARS?Songs for Sound, a Nashville-based nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people living with hearing loss, is making it's way across Florida in January and February offering free hearing health services to the public.The Hear the Music Project brings a mobile hearing health clinic to community sites throughout the nation, providing free hearing tests, hearing protection, and information on various hearing solutions available today. Industry leaders Cochlear Americas, the leader in cochlear implants, and Phonak, leader in hearing aids, sponsor the project with partners such as Otohub offering advanced screening...

Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, Doyle APC Announce Filing of Consumer Fraud Case against Intel Corporation

04 01 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC of Nashville (BS&J), and Doyle APC of San Diego, California, have filed a class action lawsuit against Intel Corporation for alleged design flaws in Intel’s computer processors. The lawsuit, Garcia v. Intel Corporation, Case No. Case 5:18-cv-00046, was filed Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. On Jan. 2, 2018, news broke throughout the tech world that millions of Intel computer chips containing a fatal security flaw may only be patched by compromising a computer’s performance. Research teams at Google’s Project Zero and universities in the United States, Austria and Australia released a detailed study on three possible cyberattacks made possible because of the fatal security glitch in these Intel chips. The security flaw appears related to performance enhancement features contained within the computer processors, which make a computer’s most...

2018 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award finalists selected from leading analytics teams around the world

04 01 2018

CATONSVILLE, Md., Jan. 4, 2018 -- INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has selected six finalists for the 47th annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Operations Research and Management Science, the world's most prestigious award for achievement in the practice of analytics and O.R.  For more than four decades, winners of the Edelman Award have been recognized for transforming how we approach some of the world's most complex problems. This year's finalists are no exception, with revolutionary contributions to the broadcasting, health, communication, inventory management, vehicle fleet management, and alternative energy industries. In all, finalists for the Edelman Award have contributed to a cumulative impact of over $250 billion since the award's inception. The finalists for the 2018 Edelman Award are: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). China's natural gas...

Frazier & Deeter Names Five New Partners

04 01 2018

It is exciting to see the first time in the history of the firm that the majority of our new partners are in offices other than our headquarters. ATLANTA January 04, 2018 Frazier & Deeter, a nationally ranked top 60 CPA firm, is pleased to announce that five members of the firm have been named to Partner. Ashley Babinchak, Patrick Crouch, Gina Gondron, Robert Soares and Sasan Zamani were each elected to Partner. Babinchak, Crouch and Soares have become partners in the firm’s Audit Practice. Gondron is a partner in the Process, Risk & Governance Practice and Zamani is the newest partner in the Tax Practice. “We are proud of our new generation of partners, all of whom live up to our firm’s promise of investing in relationships to make a difference,” said Seth McDaniel, Managing Partner of Frazier & Deeter. “It is also exciting to see the first time in the history of the firm that the majority of our new partners are in offices other than our headquarters.” Ashley...

Healthcare Linen Alliance Announces Newest Ecotex Facility and 20 Year Agreement with Interior Health

04 01 2018

Ribbon cutting at Ecotex' new Kelowna Facility “We are confident that we can provide safety and comfort to patients that inspires trust and confidence," said CEO of Ecotex Randy Bartsch. SAN DIEGO January 04, 2018 Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service, one of the Founding Members of the Healthcare Linen Alliance, recently began operating a new facility designed to support the Interior Health Authority of British Columbia. Built in just seven months, the newest Ecotex plant, located in the City of Kelowna, was designed to ensure industry’s best practices for infection control of linens supplied to the region’s 72 hospitals and clinics. Interior Health anticipates savings of approximately $35 million over the length of the contract. Outsourcing this service will enable IH to focus on patient care as well as complete upgrades and expansion to emergency rooms and operating facilities. The Ecotex facility in Kelowna is equipped with the latest equipment and technology to ensure...

Gallaher Provides Integrated Security for Historic Farragut Hotel Renovation

04 01 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4, 2018 -- Gallaher, the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, was contracted by Dover Development, Knoxville's leading historical building developer, to provide fire alarm, camera surveillance, security, video intercom and TV infrastructure for the new Hyatt Place hotel in the historic Farragut building on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. This marks the 11th project that Gallaher has worked on with Dover. Gallaher, the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, offers integrated security solutions that are low profile, even in showcase areas like the lobby of the new Hyatt Place hotel in the historic Farragut building in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo credit: Al Harris, Mile Marker Images. "As a result of working with Dover in the past, we were able to bypass the traditional trade routes to provide a valuable, cost-effective solution," said Breck Ellison, COO...

Hemp, Inc.'s Marketing Division in Full Swing as First Purchase Orders Come In

04 01 2018

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SuperCom Secures Contract to Deploy Electronic Monitoring Suite in Idaho

02 01 2018

NEW YORK, January 2, 2018 -- SuperCom (Nasdaq: SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-government, public safety, healthcare, and finance sectors, has secured a contract to provide its PureSecurity Electronic Monitoring (EM) suite of GPS and home detention offender tracking and monitoring in Idaho. Idaho becomes the latest state added to SuperCom's expanding U.S. footprint after recently announced wins in Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky. The Idaho contract and subsequent deployment is being conducted through a partnership with an experienced local offender monitoring company that offers professional services which are integrated with SuperCom's state-of-the-art technology. "We're pleased to open the year with another new project deployment, continuing our recent momentum of wins in multiple locations around the world. Our entrance into Idaho marks not just our ninth EM project currently in deployment, but also our fourth new U.S. deployment in the last...

Commercial Metals Company To Acquire Certain U.S. Rebar Assets From Gerdau

02 01 2018

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 2, 2018 -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC), today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain U.S. rebar steel mill and fabrication assets from Gerdau S.A. (NYSE: GGB), a producer of long and specialty steel products in the Americas for a cash purchase price of $600 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. The acquisition includes 33 rebar fabrication facilities in the United States, as well as steel mills located in Knoxville, Tennessee; Jacksonville, Florida; Sayreville, New Jersey and Rancho Cucamonga, California, with annual mill rolling capacity of 2.5 million tons.    Upon completion of the acquisition, CMC will have an expanded geographic footprint in the largest construction regions in the U.S.  The acquisition will increase CMC's annual rebar and fabrication capacity and allow for the more efficient utilization of its asset base to better serve customers. After adding the incremental...

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