Choice Hotels Expands Upscale Brands Development Teams

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, announced the promotion of Sonia Egyhazy to regional vice president of franchise development for Cambria Hotels. Sonia Egyhazy, Regional Vice President of Franchise Development for Cambria Hotels “Choice Hotels’ growth in the upscale segment is a top priority for the company, and … Continue reading “Choice Hotels Expands Upscale Brands Development Teams”

Raytheon Company wins $205 million contract for land-based Phalanx system

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded the following contract as announced by the Department of Defense on December 28, 2018. Raytheon Co. Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $205,205,445 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for land-based Phalanx weapon system. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with … Continue reading “Raytheon Company wins $205 million contract for land-based Phalanx system”

CVS Health’s Accordant Awarded NCQA Accreditation for Case Management

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Accordant, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, announced today that it has received Case Management Accreditation from NCQA for three years. This accreditation is awarded to organizations that demonstrate compliance with the rigorous Case Management Program standards. Accordant’s integrated Case Management Program provides services on behalf of health plans, employers and third … Continue reading “CVS Health’s Accordant Awarded NCQA Accreditation for Case Management”

Ideanomics Enters Into Joint Venture to Exclusively Manage the National Consortium for Tour Bus EV Conversion Transaction

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) (“Ideanomics” or the “Company”), a leading global fintech and asset digitization services company, is pleased to announce it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Beijing Central Finova Financial Service Co., Ltd. (BCF) to become the exclusive agent for their electric tour bus conversion business, currently targeted to convert … Continue reading “Ideanomics Enters Into Joint Venture to Exclusively Manage the National Consortium for Tour Bus EV Conversion Transaction”

Abbott Reports 2018 Results and Issues Strong Forecast for 2019

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —  Abbott today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2018, and issued financial outlook for 2019. Full-year 2018 worldwide sales of $30.6 billion increased 11.6 percent on a reported basis and 7.3 percent on an organic* basis. Reported diluted EPS from continuing operations under GAAP was $1.31 in … Continue reading “Abbott Reports 2018 Results and Issues Strong Forecast for 2019”

IoT Connectivity Portfolio Cuts Wi-Fi Power Consumption in Half

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) expands its groundbreaking Wi-Fi portfolio of modules and transceivers, enabling developers to create end node products with best-in-class power efficiency, superior RF blocking performance and advanced security. Designed for the specific needs of IoT applications, the Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts Wi-Fi power consumption in half compared to competitive offerings, providing ideal … Continue reading “IoT Connectivity Portfolio Cuts Wi-Fi Power Consumption in Half”

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2018 Fourth-Quarter Results:

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced sales of $20.4 billion for the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of 1.0% as compared to the fourth quarter of 2017. Operational sales results increased 3.3% and the negative impact of currency was 2.3%. Domestic sales increased 1.5%. International sales increased 0.4%, reflecting operational … Continue reading “Johnson & Johnson Reports 2018 Fourth-Quarter Results:”

Magnolia Health Implements RxAdvance’s Transformative Pharmacy Benefit Management Model

JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Magnolia Health, a leading provider of healthcare coverage in Mississippiand wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), completed the implementation of a transformative pharmacy benefit management model using RxAdvance’s Collaborative PBM Cloud™ platform, covering 240,000 Mississippi Medicaid members. This partnership will reduce administrative costs and has the potential to improve health outcomes … Continue reading “Magnolia Health Implements RxAdvance’s Transformative Pharmacy Benefit Management Model”

AmeriServ Financial Reports Increased Earnings For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of 2018

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriServ Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASRV) reported fourth quarter 2018 net income of $1,928,000, or $0.11 per diluted common share.  This earnings performance represented an increase of $2.9 million, or 294%, from the fourth quarter of 2017 when the Company reported a net loss of $995,000, or ($0.05) per diluted common share.  For the year ended December 31, 2018, the Company … Continue reading “AmeriServ Financial Reports Increased Earnings For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of 2018”

New Policies to Advance Development of Cell and Gene Therapies Announced by FDA

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), the leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary biopreservation media products for cell and gene therapies, expects to benefit from new policies to advance the development of safe and effective cell and gene therapies as set forth in a statement issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 15, … Continue reading “New Policies to Advance Development of Cell and Gene Therapies Announced by FDA”