E*TRADE Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger with Morgan Stanley

E*TRADE Financial Corporation has announced that it stockholders have voted to accept the merger agreement with Morgan Stanley. Ninety-nine (99%) of the votes were in favor of the proposed merger, based on a preliminary tally of proxies returned prior the special meeting of stockholders. The final results will be publically filed with the Securities and

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Siemens Supports Community Health Centers

The Siemens Foundation will provide $500,000 to support the efforts of eight community health centers located throughout the United States. The funds are in addition to the $1.5 million of support the Foundation provided to twelve Community Health Centers in April. The support will help with their COVID-19 response, and efforts to impact racial disparities in

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement Announces New President and CEO

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), based in Boston, announced that Dr. Kedar Mate, MD, will be the new President and CEO for this leading organization in healthcare improvement. IHI has a global staff of 250 employees committed to it’s mission, vision, and values of: Our vision: Everyone has the best care and health possible. Our

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Coronavirus Guidelines for America

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, announces Coronavirus Guidelines for America called ‘15 Days to Slow The Spread.’ The guidelines cover the following elements: Follow guidance of State and Local Authorities – i.e. Public Health Department. What to do: if you feel sick if your children are sick if someone in your household

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Digital Applications to Assist Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Shows Promise

The results of a recent study, Intensive remote monitoring vs. conventional care in type 1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial,” published in the February 21, 2018, issue of Pediatric Diabetes reveals positive results for children and teens with type 1 diabetes. The six-month study by Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and UnitedHealth Group showed

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IRS Offers Tax Filing Tips

The Internal Review Service (IRS) offers tax filing tips and another tax-related information on their YouTube channel. The links to the channels are here: www.youtube.com/irsvideos www.youtube.com/irsvideosmultilingua www.youtube.com/irsvideosASL In addition to tax filing tips, the IRS has published information on fake charities that the IRS calls the 2018 “Dirty Dozen,” along with guidance on making charitable

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National Institutes of Health Seeks Volunteers for Brain and Body Research Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is studying Brain and Body responses to stress or feel anxiety. NIH is seeking healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 to 50 who are free of specific medical conditions are not suffering from any psychiatric disorders. Disqualifying medical conditions include heart disease, neurological disease, pregnancy, or health problems

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Aetna Offers Support Services to Public

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Broward County Florida, Aetna is offering support services and counseling to any Florida resident affected by this tragedy. Aetna is offering these services through their Aetna Resources for Living program. The number to call is 1-888-AETNA-EAP (1-888-238-6323). According to the Aetna press release,

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Piedmont Healthcare Announces Leadership Additions

Piedmont Healthcare, a multi-hospital integrated Health System serving the residents in the metro Atlanta, announces the additions to their senior leadership. The founding partners of an Atlanta business advisory firm, Mandi & Co., Mike Mandl, and Jack Tillman are the newest members to join the executive management team at Piedmont Healthcare. According the February 2nd

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The National Institutes of Health Announces New Health Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces a new “study for women who are at risk of developing breast cancer.” Researchers at NIH, located in Bethesda, Maryland, are studying breast duct cells to determine what early changes occur in these cells when they evolve to become breast cancer. The collection and study of these cells

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Employees of Logistics Company Raise $10k for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

C.H. Robinson, a logistics company, in a series of announcements raises over $750K for various not for profit organizations. The employee-led fund-raising campaign raised $10,000 dollar for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a children’s health system based in Atlanta, Georgia. “Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has had a tremendous effect on my family. Both my daughters were

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Volunteer for the IRS?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seeking volunteers for two (2) community based programs. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program are the two (2) programs sponsored by the IRS. Both programs offer free tax help for citizens with low to medium income, seniors, Native Americans, citizens

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Internal Revenue Service Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has several vacancies on the Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) Division. Members of this Committee allows the IRS to gain insight from the public on matters of tax administration. Openings are in the following areas – A. Employee Plans – experience in federal, state, and

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Elite Scholars Academy Ribbon Cutting

Clayton County Georgia Board of Education announces date and time of ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Elite Scholars Academy Building. The date is September 7th, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Elite Scholars Academy located at 7923 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. A tour of the new charter school will follow the ribbon cutting

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United States Department of Health and Human Services Awards Over $100 Million for Health Centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the awarding of $105 million to Health Center’s for quality improvement initiatives. Community Health Centers play an important role by providing a range of primary care related services in their local communities. According to Health Resources & Services Adminstration (HRSA) Administrator Dr. George Sigounas “today’s

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Education

Georgia Online Public School Announces Start of School Year

Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), an online fully accredited public school announces the start of their school year. The official start for the 2017-2018 school year will begin August 14th. The Georgia online public school teaches grades K through 12. Georgia Cyber Academy is licensed as a online public charter school and is available to students

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