By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:44 PM EDT
As the Legislature prepares to convene an historic gaming summit, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, who has been named to the panel, today underscored the need for New Jersey to focus serious attention on bringing Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) to the Meadowlands to help revitalize an ailing industry and infuse the state’s coffers with much-needed revenue.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:40 PM EDT
Weak economic conditions generate increasing numbers of self-employed persons and have ratcheted up the demand for business consulting services and training offered by the New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC), at Bergen Community College’s Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack. In fact, the number of new clients that the NJSBDC serves has grown from 125 a year when the Center opened in 1992 to more than 400 new clients this year.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:34 PM EDT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced two complementary final rules to implement the electronic health records (EHR) incentive program under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:31 PM EDT
Military contractors DHS Technologies LLC and Northrop Grumman Corporation have been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to provide nearly 350 high mobility tactical operations centers that can be rapidly deployed for command, control and communications on the battlefield.
The contract, worth approximately $35 million, is an extension of the Army’s $150 million Standardized Integrated Command Post Systems (SICPS) Family of Trailer Mounted Support Systems (TMSS) contract that was initially awarded to the companies in 2008. Under the agreement, Northrop Grumman and DHS Technologies’ subsidiary DHS Systems LLC have already provided more than 1,300 command post suites of shelters and trailers, complete with climate control and power for lighting, computers and other equipment, for use by Army combat brigades from across the country.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:23 PM EDT
Award-Winning Specialist Dr. Steve Elias Champions Innovative Treatment
The numbers are staggering --nearly half of all women and 20 percent of men will suffer from some type of vein disease during their lifetime. Unattractive spider veins and painful varicose veins are major sources of discomfort and frustration, but the new minimally invasive VeinGogh (TM) treatment, performed by award-winning vein specialist Steve Elias, M.D., FACS, FACPh, can eliminate problem vessels in under 30 minutes. Vein Gogh is utilized by Dr. Elias, Director, The Centers for Vein Disease at Mount Sinai Hospital NY and Englewood Hospital NJ.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:18 PM EDT
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced final rules to help improve Americans’ health, increase safety and reduce health care costs through expanded use of electronic health records (EHR). “For years, health policy leaders on both sides of the aisle have urged adoption of electronic health records throughout our health care system to improve quality of care and ultimately lower costs,” Secretary Sebelius said. “Today, with the leadership of the President and the Congress, we are making that goal a reality.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:15 PM EDT
New Fall Programs are FREE and Open to the Public
Gilda’s Club NNJ, a not-for-profit cancer support organization in Hackensack, is currently inviting existing and new members to register for its new, 8-week support groups this fall.
The following programs are open for registration and free-of-charge:
• Parental Bereavement– For parents who have lost a child of any age to cancer.
• Parenting through Cancer – For parents living with any type of cancer and raising children.
• Coping for the Caregiver – A 6-week workshop for individuals caring for a loved one with cancer.
• Adults Who Have Lost A Parent To Cancer – A group for adults who have lost a parent to cancer.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 14 2010 @ 02:12 PM EDT
• Will expand coverage of the Independent Film Community and help local filmmakers to monetize their work
• Director of Acquisitions, Jason Tyrrell, transfers to Los Angeles to head up activity
IndiePix, the internet-based distributor of independent films, has today announced the expansion of its operations with the launch of a new West Coast office. Director of Acquisitions, Jason Tyrrell, will head-up the new efforts, beginning with the establishment of an IndiePix satellite office in Hollywood, CA. As IndiePix continues to solidify its place as the destination for the very best in Independent Film in theaters, on retail shelves and through the company’s website, the new office will offer the Independent Filmmakers of Los Angeles an opportunity to monetize their work with maximum visibility.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, July 13 2010 @ 07:27 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, July 13 2010 @ 07:05 PM EDT