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Philips and Paige Team up to Bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Clinical Pathology Diagnostics

December 5, 2019 AI-based  cancer assessment tools are poised to help pathologists improve speed and accuracy of cancer diagnostics, ultimately leading to better patient care Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips ( (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and ...

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Philips and Humana Team up to Improve care for At-risk Medicare Advantage Members

December 4, 2019 Collaboration will help support independent living for high-acuity seniors by providing 24/7 access to care Philips’ remote patient monitoring capabilities will be utilized to help Humana care managers deliver interventions for their members with congestive heart fail...

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SPi Global Signs Agreement to Acquire SPS from Springer Nature Group

SINGAPORE and MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPi Global , the market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise to multiple industries, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the...

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Philips Demonstrates Innovation Leadership in MR at RSNA

December 2, 2019 One million patient scans accelerated with Compressed SENSE Philips and the University Medical Center of Leiden (LUMC) jointly top performer in the multi-coil tracks with 8x acceleration category of the fastMRI image reconstruction challenge, organized by Facebook AI Resear...

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Philips and Inspira Health Announce USD 50 Million, Long-term Strategic Partnership to Transform Patient Care for Residents of Southern New Jersey, U.S.

December 2, 2019 Leading health system leverages Philips diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring solutions to deliver on Quadruple Aim: better outcomes, increased efficiency, and improved patient and staff experience Andover, U.S. and Mullica Hill, U.S. – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AE...

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Dr. Kevin Hogan Completes Advanced Misch Training to Enhance Dental Implant Care in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Dr. Kevin Hogan has completed a rigorous fellowship in dental implantology from the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute. With this education and training, Dr. Hogan is equipped to provide an advanced level of skill to his cutting-edge tooth replacement treatment, dental implants, in M...

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Personal Care Management Expands its Services to Better Care for Patients

Personal Care Management recently expanded its private duty registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses services. SAN ANTONIO , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Personal Care Management has since its inception provided complex, high-tech nursing and Care Management services to ensure...

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2019 AKTIV Against Cancer Benefit Raises a Record $100,000

Recipients Chip Gaines, Jeff Rochford, Aubrey Barr Help Drive Largest Day in the Five Year History of the Award NEW YORK , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AKTIV Against Cancer, the organization co-founded by legendary runner Grete Waitz , and Helle Aanesen, today announced that their fi...

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Nextremity Solutions, Inc. Announces Success of Initial Cases Using the InCore® Lapidus Single-Use Sterile Kit

New tri-planar Lapidus single-use sterile kit developed as a disposble option for health systems. WARSAW, Ind. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Nextremity Solutions, Inc., a strategic commercialization organization with a focus on the musculoskeletal space, located in "The Orthopedic Ca...

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Vicksburg, MS Dentists, Drs. Kenneth and Jonathan Nash, Complete Extensive Dental Implant Continuum

Esteemed dentists, Drs. Kenneth and Jonathan Nash, complete the final session of the Implant Dentistry Continuum™, a four-session continuing education course about dental implants. The Vicksburg, MS dentists offer comprehensive dental implant care to patients in need of replacing failing or missing...

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Intent Solutions Streamlines Data Transmission for Medication Dispensing System with AT&T LTE-M IoT Technology

Direct Streaming of Near Real-Time Prescription Adherence Data to Clinicians, Healthcare Providers; Using AT&T Connectivity Marks Significant Step Forward for Intent's Mission ATLANTA , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Intent Solutions, an Atlanta -based company that provides technology to sec...

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Aditya Birla Education Trust (ABET) Hosted India's First Mental Health Conference with Leading Educationists

'Be The Change' brought together 300+ participants from varied Mental Health and education leaders across India MUMBAI , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aditya Birla Education Trust, today hosted India's first ever mental health conference called "Be The Change" in Mumbai . The c...

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Respected Oral Surgeons, Drs. Steven Krakora and Brandon Humberger, Relieve Wisdom Tooth Pain in Washington, PA

Patients suffering from wisdom tooth pain in Washington, PA and surrounding areas can find relief by visiting Western Pennsylvania & Ohio Valley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for effective wisdom tooth extraction. Drs. Steven Krakora and Brandon Humberger, the respected oral surgeons at this practic...

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Chattanooga, TN Periodontists, Drs. Charles Felts and Elizabeth Felts Randall, Bring Entire Staff to National AAP Meeting

The periodontists and staff at Chattanooga Periodontics and Dental Implants attend the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP). This meeting offered lectures and continuing education credits that the doctors took back to the practice to better serve their patients. ...

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Dentist Dr. Robert Carimi Provides Same-Day Full Mouth Dental Implants in Charleston, SC with TeethXpress®

Sedation Dentistry of Charleston provides those with multiple failing or missing teeth in Charleston, SC a complete new smile in just one day thanks to TeethXpress® full arch dental implants. CHARLESTON, S.C. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dentist, Dr. Robert Carimi , offers full mou...

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JawFixers Oral Surgeons Improve Oral Function and Smiles with Jaw Surgery in Manchester, CT

The respected oral surgeons of JawFixers help patients improve oral function and aesthetic appearance through comprehensive jaw surgery in Manchester and West Hartford, CT. This team of oral surgeons has over 55 years of combined experience and utilizes cutting-edge technology to perform life chang...

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Canal Calem Periodontics' Office Manager Organizes AADOM Event to Help Practices Raise Awareness of Dental Implants in Moorestown, NJ

The Canal Calem Periodontics office manager, Angela Cocco, organizes the recent chapter meeting of the American Association of Dental Office Management. The periodontists and staff at this practice are dedicated to continuing education and apply what they learn to treat patients in their Moorestown...

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GE Healthcare and Sepsis Alliance Collaborate to Improve Treatment of Sepsis - Leading Cause of Death in U.S. Hospitals

GE Healthcare joins with Sepsis Alliance to present the Can We Help 'Solve' Sepsis, Together webinar series and sponsors the Sepsis Coordinator Network SAN DIEGO , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sepsis Alliance, the nation's first and leading sepsis organization, and GE Healthcare, a le...

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Collect Rx Announces the Launch of CRXISelect™, the all-in-one solution for identifying out-of-network claims candidates for appeal of underpayments and denials

Industry leading out-of-network claims data is now available for identification of cases that have been underpaid by private payors based on verified usual and customary rates. BETHESDA, Md. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Collect Rx, the leader in out-of-network reimbursement solution...

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Regeneron's Yancopoulos Receives Columbia College's Alexander Hamilton Award

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia's highest honor bestowed for Yancopoulos' contributions to science and medicine Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that George D. Yancopoulos , M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder, President and Chief Scientific Off...

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Sunset World Group Increases Its Support to Breast Cancer Survivors

Grupo Sunset World continues its social commitment by increasing its level of participation with the Send Me on Vacation organization by donating 5 rooms for one week stays at Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort. CANCÚN, Mexico , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This year Grupo Sunset World continu...

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Entrepreneurial Well-being - a study by ASCENT Foundation and Mariwala Health Initiative Launched at the ASCENT Conclave 2019

MUMBAI , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth Edition of the ASCENT Conclave, the annual event of the prestigious ASCENT Foundation was held recently, wherein more than 600 entrepreneurs along with industry experts came together to share stories of their entrepreneurial journeys exchange ...

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Medical Real Estate Developers, Simone Health, Lists 4 Ways to Provide a High-Quality Parking Experience for Healthcare Professionals and Patients

BRONX, N.Y. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   Parking is an often overlooked, but highly critical component of the healthcare experience. Frankly, it can be a constant headache for patients and developers alike. Parking lot design is not often the top priority of facility designers, but it's a ...

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"Behind The Scenes" With Laurence Fishburne Discusses TMS Treatments For Depression

The program works with professionals to discuss treatments in Mental Health. MIAMI , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Acclaimed actor from "The Matrix," "Contagion," and "Mystic River," Laurence Fishburne , is also the host of the educational show "Behind The Scenes". The program functio...

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Guardant Health AMEA wins this year's Growth Excellence Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardant Health AMEA has won Frost & Sullivan's Growth Excellence Leadership Award under the Best Practices Category for 2019 Asia-Pacific Liquid Biopsy for Precision Oncology. "We are delighted to receive this prestigious award from Frost & Sul...

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New Immune-Boosting Pet Supplement May Add Years to the Life of Your Pet

VetSmart Formulas® new Critical Immune Defense® supplement includes powerful all-natural ingredients that have been proven to protect dogs and cats against cancer and other life-threatening diseases. VENTURA, Calif. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A California-based pet wellness company has ...

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B&G Manufacturing Completes Medical Contract Manufacturing Capacity Expansion

B&G Manufacturing of Hatfield, PA has expanded their medical device contract manufacturing capacity and capability. HATFIELD, Pa. , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- B&G Manufacturing has expanded medical contract manufacturing capacity to support the steady growth in the orthopedic ma...

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Heart to Heart Hospice among Those Providing Highest Level of Quality

Four Texas locations of Heart to Heart Hospice earn recognition for exceptional care and commitment to patients PLANO, Texas , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As National Hospice and Palliative Care Month is recognized during November, Heart to Heart Hospice celebrates being named among ...

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Cottonwood Group Extends $102 Million Loan to Refinance InterContinental® Houston - Medical Center

Cottonwood Group announced today the closing of a $102 million loan to refinance the InterContinental Houston - Medical Center. Cottonwood collaborated with Hana Alternative Asset Management to provide the financing to the luxury hotel developed by renowned Texas developer Medistar Corporation. ...

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DEA Approves MMJ International Holdings THC Shipment for Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's Disease Drug Development

MMJ International Holdings is developing oral drug products from natural whole plant extract derivatives from the marijuana plant containing THC and CBD. MMJ will be utilizing its new products for an FDA approved treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and Huntington's disease (HD). ST. PETERSBUR...

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Syngulon and Eppen sign a MOU for the development of a new generation of feed probiotics leveraging bacteriocins as a natural alternative to antibiotics

Eppen and Syngulon have signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) for the development of a new generation of feed probiotics leveraging bacteriocins as a natural alternative to antibiotics to enhance animal nutrition and health. Eppen is a Chinese leader in nutrition and health solutions with the ...

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Democrats Propose Disastrous Energy Policy, Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

TUCSON, Ariz. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Nov 20 , the fifth debate by Democrat Presidential hopefuls devoted considerable attention to "climate change"—that is, predicted catastrophic climate disruptions caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide. ...

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CNS Pharmaceuticals Announces Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

HOUSTON , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CNS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSP) ("Company"), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of novel treatments for brain tumors, today announced the closing of the issuance of an additional 318,750 shares of its common stock pursuant to...

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National Kidney Registry Improves Donor Lost Wage Reimbursement Program by Eliminating Income Restrictions

Today the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced the elimination of all income restrictions on their Donor Shield Lost Wage Reimbursement program. GREENWICH, Conn. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced the elimination of all income restric...

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TARGET-IBD Research Receives Presidential Poster Award And Outstanding Presenter Award At 2019 American College Of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

DURHAM, N.C. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TARGET PharmaSolutions' TARGET-IBD poster "Medication Use and Comorbidities Among Elderly as Compared to Younger Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the TARGET-IBD Cohort" was designated a Presidential Poster at the American College of Gastroen...

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Suzana Marku, Nurse Practitioner of Women's Excellence, Earns NAMS Certification

Founded in 1989, NAMS is North America's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and quality of life through an understanding of menopause LAKE ORION, Mich. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Women's Excellence is pleased to announce that Suzana Marku , Nurse Practit...

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Healthiest Employers® Announces the 2019 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

National wellbeing awards program announces the final ranking for employers that sustain healthy employee populations INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Healthiest Employers® today announces the final ranking of the 2019 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. This prestigious ...

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Mindray to Attend RSNA Scientific Assembly as Ultrasound Industry Footprint Continues to Grow

Global developer of innovative ultrasound solutions to unveil new product and highlight flagship Resona 7 Ultrasound System at the Radiological Society of North America's 2019 Annual Meeting. MAHWAH, N.J. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mindray, a global leader in the development of ul...

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New study: Fluoridation lowers IQ of formula-fed babies - UPDATE

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published this week found a large decrease in the IQ of children who had been fed infant formula reconstituted with fluoridated tap water compared to formula-fed children living in unfluoridated areas. The study by a research team based at Yor...

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IPRO Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 8, 2019 , the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to IPRO to serve as a regional Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12 th ...

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Benchmark Named 'Top Place to Work' By The Boston Globe For 12th Straight Year

Senior Housing Leader One Of Only Four Companies Named to List Every Year Since Its Inception WALTHAM, Mass. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Benchmark Senior Living , a human connection company and leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, today announced that it ha...

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The Whole Child Receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to Help Solve Homelessness

Day 1 Families Fund grants $98.5 million to 32 nonprofits assisting families experiencing homelessness WHITTIER, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Whole Child, a lead housing agency for families experiencing homelessness in Southeast Los Angeles County , announced that it has been ...

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Rady Children's Receives Historic $200 Million Gift From Ernest And Evelyn Rady

Investment will transform Rady Children's campus to create preeminent healing environment SAN DIEGO , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and Ernest and Evelyn Rady announced the single-largest investment in the Hospital's history with a $200 million gi...

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A Busy Month For Gene By Gene, Dr. Barbara Rae-Venter, And Law Enforcement

A MOTHER, A GRANDFATHER, AND A FORMER CLASSMATE AMONG THOSE ARRESTED AS SUSPECTED MURDERERS AND RAPISTS HOUSTON , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene By Gene is playing a crucial role in helping law enforcement solve cold cases.  According to Dr. Barbara Rae-Venter , Director of Gene By Gene...

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Purisys Cannabinoid Ingredients Descheduled by U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

Ultra-High Purity, Pharmaceutical-Grade CBD and Other Derivatives Are Available for Clinical Study and Broad Range of Pharmaceutical and Consumer Products ATHENS, Ga. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Purisys, LLC, the leader in ultra-high purity cannabinoids, announced today that the U.S. Dru...

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Nexus Officially Breaks Ground on HQ in Schertz

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexus, a national leader in clinical review, hosted their groundbreaking ceremony yesterday.  Event speakers included Mr. Ralph Gutierrez , Mayor of the City of Schertz , and Nexus CEO & President Ed Bolton . Nexus announced last mon...

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StudyKIK Introduces its New Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment Call Center Technology Platform, Increasing its Pre-screen Volume to Over 4,000 Patients Daily

The newest custom technology update to StudyKIK's in-house Patient Qualification Department will allow StudyKIK to provide wider pre-screening support to research site partners, increasing clinical trial feasibility. IRVINE, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StudyKIK, a patient re...

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Federal watchdog seeks public's opinion on how to protect Canadians from excessively priced patented medicines

The PMPRB is holding public consultations on its proposed new pricing Guidelines OTTAWA , Nov. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) released its new draft Guidelines today and launched a 60-day consultation period with stakeholders and interested members of the ...

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Centria Autism Announces New Chief Clinical Officer

The appointment demonstrates Centria's commitment to clinical excellence through skilled leadership FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Braden Josephson joins Centria Autism as its Chief Clinical Officer (CCO). Dr. Josephson will be charged with engaging and o...

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Chronic Pain Patients Pinpoint the Need for Improved Methods to Assess Pain

NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Pain Collaborative, comprised of advocacy leaders from across the pain community, today announced the publication of a report, titled "Chronic Pain Assessment: Patient Perspectives." The report, driven by survey data on patient awareness and satis...

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San Jose, CA Dentist, Dr. Amir HagShenas, Improves Dental Implant Surgery with Carestream CT Technology

Dr. Amir HagShenas invests in Carestream CT technology to improve care of patients looking for permanent dentures in San Jose, CA. This advanced technology enhances both patient experience and surgical safety by capturing highly detailed digital images of the mouth for better treatment planning. ...

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Analytical Wizards secures Series A funding from Sopris Capital

EDISON, New Jersey , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Analytical Wizards , a New Jersey -based global healthcare analytics firm, has announced that it has secured Series A funding from Sopris Capital. Founded in 2015 Analytical Wizards leverages the power of AI/ML, technology, and domain expert...

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