Missouri Tech & Science
DRT Strategies Wins $52M U.S. Department of Labor Contract to Create...
01 01 1970
Arlington, Virginia April 06, 2017
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (http://www.drtstrategies.com), a leading management and technology solutions firm, announced today that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded the company the contract to support the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) in creating a cloud-based enterprise solution for the agency’s new OWCP Workers’ Compensation System (OWCS). OWCS will be a mission critical single platform that modernizes four existing workers’ compensation systems, enabling the agency to streamline the review, distribution and administration of benefits of American workers covered by the DOL OWCP. The value of the DOL’s single contract award is $52 million over seven years.
“Making a truly positive impact for our nation’s citizens is what drives our company and our people,” commented Michael Duffy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at DRT Strategies. “We look forward...
Doe Run Using More Sustainable, Safer Logging Equipment to Manage...
01 01 1970
ST. LOUIS March 31, 2017
Spring marks several holidays, including Earth Day and Arbor Day, that recognize the importance of caring for natural resources. For The Doe Run Company (Doe Run), responsibly managing its forested property contributes to the long-term sustainability of the beautiful region. Recently, Doe Run began using a cut-to-length logging system, in partnership with Parker Logging LLC, that offers multiple benefits to the future of forestry in Missouri, including reduced waste, improved aesthetics and increased employee safety.
Doe Run oversees 35,000 acres of forest in southeast Missouri, and annually contributes approximately 3 million board feet of timber to manufacturing companies to build cabinets, flooring, railroad cross ties, pallet material and wine barrels.
“Many people see timber as a non-renewable resource because trees are removed in the process, but responsible forestry means harvesting some trees to give other growing trees room to thrive, and planting...
District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA
01 01 1970
LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 -- This evening, The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss District of Columbia USA Kára McCullough Miss USA at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The special programming event aired live on FOX, and featured women who continue to break pageant stereotypes, including a top 5 whose professions include a scientist, a financial literacy advocate, a professional dancer, a pediatric nurse, and a marketing student who emigrated from India.
Kára is the second consecutive contestant from District of Columbia to win the competition following Deshauna Barber's victory in 2016. As the first active military member to hold the Miss USA title, Deshauna was most recently promoted to Captain in the United States Army Reserve. She plans to continue her work in the Army Reserve and pursue a career as a motivational speaker. This marks the first time since 1989 a delegate won the title back-to-back.
Born in Naples, Italy to a now-retired...
Disaster Recovery as a Service Market by Service Type, Service Provider, Deployment Model, Organization Size, Vertical And Region - Global Forecast to 2022
01 01 1970
NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2017 () -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05106685The DRaaS market is expected to grow from USD 2.19 billion in 2017 to USD 12.54 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 41.8% during the forecast period. The DRaaS market is driven by factors, such as benefits of fast recovery, cost effectiveness, and greater flexibility, and automation capabilities and increasing adoption rate among Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). However, the issue of adequate site separation between primary and backup site and compatibility concern of certain applications in the cloud environment may restrain the growth of DRaaS market. The professional services segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period The professional services segment is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period as these services provide training, education, and consulting, support and maintenance services to end-users. These...
Digital Health Startup FareWell Announces Key Hires as it Launches its Enterprise Offering Aimed at Reversing Chronic Disease in the Workplace
01 01 1970
We've known what it takes to prevent roughly 80% of all premature death, and the chronic diseases that precede it, for well over 20 years. The focus now must be on how - and FareWell is about how."
San Francisco, California August 08, 2017
FareWell, a startup developing digital therapeutics to treat and reverse diabetes and heart disease, today announced two key additions to its executive team.
Penny Moore and Sachin Kelkar join an esteemed team of leaders and advisors in a San Francisco-based startup focused on reversing chronic disease in the workplace to improve the health of American workers and competitiveness of their employers.
Penny Moore joins FareWell as Head of Enterprise. Penny is an accomplished growth strategist who served as Chief Growth Officer at Kurbo Health, focused on childhood obesity, and ShapeUp, which delivered social wellness programs to employers and insurance companies around the world, before being acquired by Virgin Pulse in...
Darrin D’Agostino, DO, Named Executive Dean, College of Osteopathic...
01 01 1970
Darrin D'Agostino, DO
Dr. D'Agostino brings tremendous experience in teaching, clinical service and research.
Kansas City, Mo. April 06, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA, to the position of executive dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president for Health Affairs.
D’Agostino comes to KCU from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, where he served as associate dean of Community Health and Innovation, and professor of medicine. He was also chairman of the Department of Medicine at UNT for eight years.
Prior to that, D’Agostino held positions as program director for the Osteopathic Internal Medicine Residency and director of Osteopathic Medical Education for both the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut, and Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
“Dr. D’Agostino brings...
Cue Vapor System hosts Tyler Farr Meet-and-Greet at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
01 01 1970
Adult country fans attending the event will have the opportunity to meet Tyler Farr on September 1, 2017 from 9-10:30 pm at The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit inside of Frank Brown Park. The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit is a luxury mobile vaping lounge, a 40-foot truck dedicated to the amazing Cue product and outfitted for maximum vaping satisfaction. In addition to the meet & greet, adult fans will also have the opportunity to win exclusive Tyler Farr memorabilia by following the Cue Vapor System's social channels.
"I'm excited to join my fans and share my story at The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit," Farr said. "Cue helped me realize that there is a smoking alternative out there that gives the satisfaction I'm looking for, without all the hassles I've found with other vaping products."
Cue's presence in Panama City Beach is part of the Cue "Satisfaction. ...
Connexx Energy to Participate in US Department of Commerce...
01 01 1970
Lee's Summit, Missouri April 05, 2017
Connexx Energy (http://www.connexxenergy.com), a recognized developer and implementer of smart building, energy and IoT data management and visualization solutions, announced today that it will be participating in the Smart Technologies Business Development Mission to Hong Kong and Taiwan being organized by the United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.
Taking place April 24-28, 2017, the Smart Technologies Business Development Mission is part of an on-going effort to expand U.S. exports of Smart Building and Energy Efficiency designs, technology, products and services in this region. This business development mission allows participants to network and connect with industry contacts through customized and individualized meetings.
“With the increasing push for buildings that are smarter and the development of smarter cities, Hong Kong and Taiwan are major players in the global smart building market and represent...
CommuniCare Continues to Grow Its Family of Companies
01 01 1970
CINCINNATI, April 4, 2017 -- CommuniCare Health Services welcomes two new healthcare centers to its family in Missouri, increasing its ability to offer specialized post-acute care to residents most in need.
As of April 1, Garden Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Maple Wood Care Center became a part of CommuniCare. The facility names and locations are as follows:
Maple Wood Healthcare Center – 724 NE 79th Street, Kansas City, MO 64118
Garden Valley Healthcare Center – 8575 N. Granby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64154
The recent additions increased the total number of healthcare centers operated by CommuniCare to 51 in five states, Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Missouri.
"It is always exciting to spread our culture of excellence further and wider,'' CommuniCare Executive Vice President Isaac Rosedale said. "It's what gives us a deep sense of satisfaction in the work we do."
With this addition of facilities, CommuniCare can further...
College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor's and 35 Best Online Master's in Information Technology Degrees
01 01 1970
EUGENE, Ore., July 18, 2017 -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published rankings of the 25 Best Online Bachelor's and 35 Best Online Master's in Information Technology Degrees. http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-bachelors-in-information-technology-degrees/ http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-online-masters-in-information-technology-degrees/
Information technology professionals are skilled in handling large amounts of data, creating and securing computer networks, navigating web-based technologies, creating custom software solutions, and much, much more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, information technology professions are poised to grow at a rate of 12 percent by 2024, much faster than average. And median earnings for these professions can approach six figures, even for those with a bachelor's...
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