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Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 31 n° 275

Archive for 27 agosto 2018

Innovations in Orthobiologics

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 agosto 2018

The “Innovations in Orthobiologics, Artificial Intelligence in Medical Diagnosis, Non-invasive Health Monitoring, and Cybersecurity for Medical Devices” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering The latest edition of Medical Device TOE profiles innovations in orthobiologics, artificial intelligence in medical diagnosis, non-invasive health monitoring, and cybersecurity for medical devices. Innovations in focus include a supercomputer to understand the functioning of the brain, ECG patch for atrial fibrillation diagnosis, through-the-skin monitoring of renal function, bone-grafting technology using small peptides, and use of machine vision and artificial intelligence for faster blood testing. The Medical Device TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) analyzes and reports on new and emerging technologies and advances in R&D; product development; and regulatory matters related to neurology, ophthalmology, respiratory/anesthesia, wound care and management, surgical tools and instrumentation, drug delivery, orthopedics, endoscopy, cardiology, and monitoring.

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Western Union Provides Relief in Response to Flooding in Kerala

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 agosto 2018

To support communities and families affected by monsoon flooding in Kerala, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and the Western Union Foundation today announced a coordinated response involving the company’s employees, its agents and global non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide humanitarian relief to people in Kerala. In total, contributions through this combined effort could total up to US $180,000.
Consumer Transactions: Between August 28, 2018 to September 27, 2018, Western Union will donate US $1 for each transaction sent to a Western Union Agent location in Kerala** from participating Western Union agent locations across the globe and via WU.com and the Western Union mobile app where available.
Agent Locations Open for Business: Consumers can be assured that today more than 12,000 Western Union agent locations in Kerala are currently open and available for those wishing to send and/or pick-up cash. Western Union is committing to assist impacted agents in the area with rebuilding efforts.
Western Union Foundation Grant: The Western Union Foundation is committing US $30,000 to Save the Children in support of its relief efforts from monsoon flooding in Kerala. Save the Children is providing aid through programs that provide immediate distribution of supplies, access to education and shelter to affected families.
Agent and Employee Match Giving: From August 23, 2018 to September 22, 2018, the Western Union Foundation will also provide a dollar-for-dollar match of qualifying contributions from participating Western Union Agents, up to US $30,000. In addition, it will match employee donations 2:1 for relief efforts in Kerala, up to US $30,000. Donations can be made directly online here or by visiting https://secure.donationpay.org/westernunion/index_new.php.

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The Prestigious McCarthy Institute Moves to Golden Gate University

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 agosto 2018

Starting in August 2018, the McCarthy Institute, the world’s preeminent trademark, consumer behavior, and branding institute, will be located jointly in the law and business schools at Golden Gate University in downtown San Francisco.The McCarthy Institute – named after the world-renowned J. Thomas McCarthy, author of McCarthy on Trademarks – sits at the nexus of Intellectual Property law, technology, and business innovation. Over the past decade, it has strived to develop a better understanding of the way that culturally transformative business trends shape law and vice-versa. This unique work aligns perfectly with Golden Gate University’s mission of preparing students for today’s merging worlds of business, technology, and law with both innovative education and practical training. The McCarthy Institute publishes scholarship, coordinates workshops, introduces law students with IP leaders, and hosts conferences that focus on the unique legal issues endemic in modern digital marketing and brand protection.
Previously located at the University of San Francisco, the McCarthy Institute produces cutting-edge scholarship defining the boundaries of trademarks in a connected world along with empirical research around consumer perceptions and behaviors. In addition, the McCarthy Institute offers unique opportunities for mentorship and empowers students to contribute and network with IP leaders in the Silicon Valley and around the world.Situated in the heart of the technology capital of the world, the McCarthy Institute is at the forefront of innovation and fosters collaborative relationships between students, IP counsel, inside counsel, researchers, and technologists. Reflecting this dynamic mission, GGU has made the institute an interdisciplinary program of business and law, which is part of the school’s innovative vision of the evolving nature of the business and legal professions in the surrounding communities of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.
The McCarthy Institute sponsors student fellows from both the business and law school, who assist with research projects and conference organization. Students that contribute to published research and panel presentations are publicly recognized as co-authors and contributors, earning distinct experience and networking opportunities that put them ahead of their competition. McCarthy Research Fellows enjoy unique internship and employment opportunities in law firms, corporate legal departments, and marketing divisions in AmLaw firms and Fortune 1000 enterprises.

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First Associates Earns Morningstar’s Highest Ranking for the Second Consecutive Year

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 agosto 2018

First Associates announced the release of the 2018 Morningstar Credit Ratings ranking report certifying their overall excellence in loan servicing. For the second year in a row, Morningstar awarded First Associates a MOR ABS1 ranking of “stable,” which is the highest certification possible, and deeply assesses risk management, call center performance, quality assurance, technology, security protocols, project management and disaster recovery protocols.
“We are extremely pleased to receive the top Morningstar ranking again in 2018,” said David Johnson, CEO. “First Associates is the only company in our class to receive this accolade and we are honored by Morningstar’s continued recognition of our efforts to provide the highest-quality service for our clients.”Morningstar affirmed the ranking based on a variety of factors, including the following:First Associates continues to expand its product offerings to meet the needs of its growing client base. It has added credit card servicing to its portfolio, and has created a call center support service to help clients service loans and leases on client-managed servicing platforms. The call center services also include support for customer service, delinquency management, lead generation and technical support.
The company’s enterprise risk management strategy includes consumer finance compliance protocols, internal audit, self-risk assessment protocols, quality assurance, call monitoring scoring and feedback, a robust vendor-management oversight program, and platform-wide artificial intelligence that analyzes all inbound and outbound voice communication.
Call center metrics, portfolio volume growth, strong client diversity and minimal client turnover demonstrate that First Associates has an effective servicing platform.

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