First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership and Equity Investment with Steward Health Care
08 02 2018
Management to Host Shareholder Update Conference Call to Discuss Strategic Partnership in Further Detail on Thursday, February 8th at 11:00 a.m. ETMELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 07, 2018 -- First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:FCHS) ("First Choice" or the "Company"), a fully integrated, non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare delivery platform providing a full life cycle of care for patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, today announced that the Company is entering into a strategic partnership with Steward Health Care System (“Steward”), the largest private hospital operator in the United States. As part of the strategic partnership, Steward will make an investment into First Choice in the amount of $7.5 million for 5 million shares, allowing the Company to continue to expand its business model and geographic footprint nationally.The partnership allows First Choice the opportunity to expand its orthopaedic and spine care delivery platform into Steward’s...
Winsight Grocery Business Honors 'Sweet 16' Remarkable Independent Retailers
07 02 2018
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2018 -- Winsight Grocery Business has selected 16 local food retailers from around the country to honor for its charter class of Remarkable Independents.
The 16 Remarkable Independents were selected in part by nominations submitted on their behalf from vendors and distributors detailing their overall excellence as merchants, employers and community stewards. All nominations were then vetted and reviewed by the trade media brand's editorial team to determine four camps of finalists in the following categories:
"Our first-ever Remarkable Independents aims to shine a well-deserved spotlight on local retailers who go the extra mile to engage and serve their neighbors with a commitment to service, quality, convenience, value and integrity," said Meg Major, VP of content. "We also feel it's important to recognize the integral role independent grocery retailers play in their communities...
National Safety Council Adopts Interactive Map That Memorializes Those Lost to Opioid Overdose
07 02 2018
ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 7, 2018 -- The National Safety Council is adopting the Celebrating Lost Loved Ones map, which allows family and friends of those lost to the opioid epidemic to place an image and description of their late loved one on an interactive map. The project helps raise awareness of the broad impact of the opioid crisis and advances the Council's mission of ending opioid deaths.
Unintentional, preventable injuries – commonly known as "accidents" – claimed a record high 161,374 lives in 2016 to become the third leading cause of death in the United States for the first time in recorded history, according to Council data analysis. The unprecedented spike has been fueled by the opioid crisis. Unintentional opioid overdose deaths totaled 37,814 in 2016.
"One in four people in the U.S. has been directly affected by the opioid epidemic," said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. "The Celebrating Lost Loved Ones map can help reduce...
Donatos Pizza Announces Strategic Hires of CMIO and VP of Franchise Operations
07 02 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2018 -- Today, Donatos Pizza announced two hires, naming Kevin Myers as Chief Marketing and Information Officer (CMIO) and Amos Durbin as Vice President of Franchise Operations. Both new hires have a February 13, 2018 start date.
"We have a mission to make a difference in the communities we serve, and with added franchise growth and sales, we'll be able to make an even greater impact," said Tom Krouse, president and CEO of Donatos. "The additions of Kevin and Amos, leaders of their respective industries, empower us to better serve our franchise partners, our customers and our communities."
Myers joins Donatos following an impressive career in both the marketing and technology industries, including tenure as executive vice president of marketing and sales at global retail food leader Cold Stone Creamery. In this role, he was responsible for the marketing strategy that led Cold Stone Creamery to grow from a few hundred stores to over 1,400 across...
GEMCO Medical Announces Brightree Partnership
07 02 2018
HUDSON, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2018 -- GEMCO Medical, a distributor for medical supply providers, is pleased to announce its partnership with Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, business management and billing software for the post-acute care industry, as an integrated electronic purchasing partner. The partnership simplifies the ordering process for DME/HME dealers by allowing them to place GEMCO orders directly from the Brightree Integrated ePurchasing platform. This streamlined process allows providers to reduce costs and increase revenue with no additional charge for integration.
"Our focus has always been helping providers help their customers and this partnership provides a more efficient ordering system to do just that," says Richard Keirn, Vice President of GEMCO Medical. "By removing extra steps in the current order process, we can save providers time and money so they can shift their focus."
"Simpler ordering gives valuable time back to HMEs, and provides...
The Expert Network Celebrates the One-Year Anniversary of Working With Distinguished Professionals Who Joined in January of 2017; List Two of Two
07 02 2018
These professionals were recognized for their superior influence, industry expertise, and accomplishments achieved throughout their careers.
Press Release - updated: Feb 7, 2018 09:04 EST
NEW YORK, February 7, 2018 - Since its founding in 2015, the Expert Network© has held fast to its mission of helping top-rated professionals cultivate a positive online reputation and a coherent digital brand. Today, the reputation and brand management company works with over 2,000 industry-leaders in medicine, law, wealth management, real estate, and mortgages to amplify their accomplishments, influence, and leadership.
Among other offerings, the Expert Network helps members through brand-enhancing services such as crafting custom-tailored biographies and content, targeted press releases, website design and development, and social media management. The company also hosts events and summits throughout the year that offer its members unique opportunities for cross-industry networking and to learn about...
Normandy Catering Celebrates 40th Anniversary
07 02 2018
Wickliffe, OH -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/07/2018 --Normandy Catering, a leader in the catering and food service industry, announces the celebration of its 40th anniversary. After years of catering from their own kitchen, husband and wife team Linda and Sandy Carmigiano founded the company in 1978. Normandy catering has flourished through the years and currently employs a team of over 110 people in the greater Cleveland area. "We've grown from a small family business to one of the leading caterers in Northeast Ohio," said Ryan Baker, Chief Operating Officer. "Our plans for the future are continued growth in all areas of our business, through top quality service, consistency, and great food."Milestones:1978 – Purchased Normandy Catering Party Center in Wickliffe1986 – Acquired first food service account for a local school1993 – Established Express Delivery Business2010 – Became USDA inspected2011 - Named 1 of the Weatherhead 100 Fastest Growing companies in North America2012 –...
Revenue Push Begins at Home for Innovest Energy Group
07 02 2018
CLEVELAND, Feb. 07, 2018 -- Innovest Global Inc. (OTC PINK:IVST) exited its January leadership meeting with a focus on sales, and quickly notes two key accounts signed by Shepherd Energy.Geauga County, OH, holds many distinctions, including being the 4th best place to raise a family according to Forbes Magazine. Another bright spot, world-renowned Geauga county K-9, “Midge”, retired along with her partner Sheriff Dan McClelland in 2016. But before her dozens of national TV appearances and illustrious law enforcement career, her partner Sherriff Dan led the construction and opening of a brand new, state of the art, 182 bed correctional facility in 2005.Since that time the center has been a benchmark for professionalism and safety center operations in northeast Ohio. Earlier this month, Geauga county based Shepherd Energy, a recent Innovest acquisition, won the bid for a five-figure security-critical upgrade at the center that will be completed in the spring.Another local high point,...
BlueSnap’s All-In-One Payment Platform Just Got Better
07 02 2018
“The most critical part of our partnership is that our solution was seamlessly integrated into the authorization stream adding virtually no friction to the merchant’s checkout process.”
WALTHAM February 07, 2018
BlueSnap, an online payments technology company, announces today that it has enhanced its end-to-end fraud and risk management in the All-in-one Payment Platform to protect payments at every stage of the journey. The platform comes with a full fraud-stack solution built-in from Kount, Chargebacks 911, Verifi, Ethoca, and CardinalCommerce for 3-D Secure.
Card-not-present (CNP) fraud losses are expected to reach $6.4B in the U.S. alone in 2018. Businesses selling online must have the most robust fraud solution in place to protect their business and keep it growing. But managing multiple integrations and systems can be time consuming and complex.
BlueSnap’s Platform includes a suite of world-class fraud prevention and risk management tools built-in so businesses...
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