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Visit One News Page for Veterans news from around the world, aggregated from leading sources including newswires, newspapers and broadcast media. Search millions of archived news headlines. This feed provides the Veterans news headlines.

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    The Trans-National Kempt Association will offer professional curriculum, industry standards and ratings across the cleaning industry.

    FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    An award-winning environmental cleaning company is behind a pioneering effort to expand public health and environmental safety management around the globe.

    The Trans-National Kempt Association (TNKA), which launched August 15, is the brainchild of Reggi Kemp, chief executive officer of Texas-based Kemp and Sons General Services. Her goal is to create professional curriculum, industry standards and ratings across the cleaning industry. According to Allied Market Research the cleaning market is expected to exceed $74 billion worldwide by 2022. This is an opportunity to standardize an industry that has never, in its existence since 1898, been regulated.

    “There’s a forward trend toward understanding the medical impact cleaning has on public health,” said Kemp, whose work has been recognized by Forbes and CNN/Money Magazine. A recent Journal of Environmental Health Research study found that a person is 100 times more likely to catch a cold while on a plane than during everyday life. Infection can spread more easily among people in enclosed spaces especially, hotels, cruise ships, air carriers, hospitals and restaurants. “That’s why TNKA is leading the charge to develop industry standards aimed at protecting people,” Kemp added. “It’s the right place and time for cleaning industry professionals, veterans, product specialists and service technicians to engage, share strategies and gain access to invaluable resources.

    TNKA is forming a community of vested individuals who will connect with each other to transform the cleaning industry with innovation and technology. Among other things, TNKA provides a platform for members interested in pooling their collective knowledge to create a unified code of ethics, regulations and standards to uphold one of the leading market segments in the global business sector. TNKA also provides professionals access to best practices and winning strategies that will revolutionize the industry.

    Membership benefits in TNKA include discounts on Adobe software, office products, hotels, entertainment, car rentals and cleaning supplies. For more information about Trans-National Kempt Association or to register to become a charter member, please visit transnationalkemptassociation.org.

    Contact:
    Reggie Lewis
    682-800-2593
    reggie(at)mouthpiececomm(dot)net Reported by PRWeb 5 hours ago.

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    AccentCare, Inc. is structuring its leadership team to accommodate the healthcare industry trend of greater post-acute care coordination with health systems.

    DALLAS (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    AccentCare, Inc. is structuring its leadership team to accommodate the healthcare industry trend of greater post-acute care coordination with health systems. The company announced the addition of two new executive positions to expand and support joint venture partnerships and its rapid growth fueled by the increasingly vital role of home healthcare.

    Timothy Wons has joined AccentCare as Senior Vice President, Partnership Development. In this role, he will be responsible for developing new strategic partnerships with health systems on a national level. He joins the company with over 20 years in investment banking and sophisticated corporate transactions in the not-for-profit healthcare sector, as well as similar strategy work for a hospital organization.

    Wons’ most recent work experience includes Jefferies LLC, where he was Managing Director, and prior to that, LHP Hospital Group, where he served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development. He previously held a number of executive positions at J.P. Morgan Securities.

    Within the past few years, AccentCare has developed or expanded joint ventures with Asante, Baylor Scott & White Health, UCLA Health, and UC San Diego Health. Such partnerships afford health systems clinical integration to extend patient care beyond their four walls. Innovative, quality post-acute care makes the home a viable care setting for a variety of patients, including those with complex conditions.

    AccentCare also announced that its largest division, home health, will now be managed by a newly created position, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Home Health, to which Tim Boes was recently named. In this role, he will be responsible for the company’s clinical and sales operations in home health for all markets.

    Previously the company’s home health division had been managed by six regional leaders. Among them, Boes, who was then responsible for the Texas region.

    “It’s an exciting time at AccentCare, as we are better equipped than ever with leadership, technology, systems, and services to deliver excellent patient outcomes as well as foster and grow strategic partnerships with health systems,” said AccentCare CEO Steve Rodgers.

    About AccentCare

    AccentCare, Inc. is a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare as well as specialized care management prior to acute episodes. Its wide variety of innovative services ranges from personal, non-medical care to skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, and care management. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, AccentCare has over 20,000 compassionate professionals in more than 160 locations, collectively serving over 95,000 individuals across 12 states.

    AccentCare has over 30 strategic partnerships with insurance companies, physician groups and major health systems, including joint venture companies branded as AccentCare Asante Home Health, AccentCare UC San Diego Health at Home, AccentCare UCLA Health, and Texas Home Health Group.

    AccentCare leads the industry in avoidance of unplanned re-hospitalizations, faster starts of care, and quality performance. Among its distinctions, AccentCare has a 4.3-star quality rating for legacy home health agencies, many of which have earned the HomeCare Elite distinction. All hospice locations are CHAP-accredited, many with designations from the We Honor Veterans program. Its approach to care, including proprietary RightPath disease-specific programs, leads the industry in avoidance of unplanned re-hospitalizations, faster starts of care, and quality performance. Reported by PRWeb 5 hours ago.

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    The retail data collection organization seeks to significantly expand their team over the next year

    CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    To accommodate rapid growth, ScanScape®, which offers in-store data collection and retail audit services, is expanding its team of Part-Time Field Service Representatives across the United States. The organization seeks to expand its team of part-time field service representatives (FSRs) who collect consumer product data from retail stores nationwide, such as grocery, convenience, drug, club and mass merchandise stores.

    ScanScape, a subsidiary of big data and predictive analytics innovator, IRI, is experiencing unprecedented growth as a result of their new ownership by the industry powerhouse. IRI assists clients specializing in the manufacture of consumer packaged goods, retail, over-the-counter health care, and media. As a part of this effort within the retail sector, ScanScape utilizes their team of part-time field service representatives (FSRs) to collect consumer product data from retail stores nationwide.

    “As we continue to grow and evolve as an organization, our need for top talent is more important than ever. That’s why we’re so excited to be offering new opportunities and expanding our teams across the country,” said Monica Cirje, Recruiting Lead at ScanScape. “We’re seeking dedicated team members who enjoy working part-time hours, whether they’re college students, moms with kids in school, military veterans, seniors seeking extra income, or others who simply enjoy rewarding part-time work.”

    In cities across the country, ScanScape offers a continuous pipeline of new jobs throughout the year, creating an abundance of rewarding career opportunities for jobseekers. Offering benefits like flexible schedules, competitive hourly compensation with bi-weekly direct deposit, paid sick time, paid drive time, 401k plan, and much more, there’s never been a better time to explore new opportunities with the organization.

    For more information about ScanScape, please visit ScanScapeUSA.com.

    About ScanScape:
    ScanScape®, a subsidiary of leading market research firm IRI, one of the original innovators in big data, specializes in in-store data collection and retail audit services. ScanScape collects consumer product data from retail stores throughout the United States, which is used to assess, compare, and optimize in-store performance. Servicing over 95% of the Fortune Global 500 in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry, ScanScape is committed to enabling manufacturers and retailers to improve their return on retail execution investment and bottom line. Visit ScanScapeUSA.com to learn more.

    Contact:
    Bill Theis
    Shaker Recruitment Marketing
    (708) 358-0486
    Bill.Theis(at)Shaker.com Reported by PRWeb 5 hours ago.

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    Envorso, a leader in business transformation, announces strategic partnership with Signafire Technologies, an industry-leading fusion and content analysis company, to offer enterprise data fusion solutions.

    NEW YORK and SEATTLE (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    Envorso, a leader in business transformation, today announced that it is embarking on a strategic partnership with Signafire Technologies, an industry-leading fusion and content analysis company, to offer enterprise data fusion solutions. Data fusion is a big data approach that involves unifying and analyzing disparate large data sets. It is projected to become a 15 billion market by 2022.

    Combining Envorso’s unparalleled expertise in solving complex business and operations challenges with Signafire’s proprietary data analytics capabilities, the joint offering will help customers use structured, unstructured, and 3rd party data to drive efficiency, ensure safety, and mitigate risk across product lines. It is initially being rolled out to clients in manufacturing – an area in which Signafire has deep experience – but will soon be brought to the wider market.

    “Signafire’s fusion technology has demonstrated itself to be a game-changing platform for large companies looking to use data as a force for business transformation,” says Envorso CEO, Adrian Balfour. “We are confident that this partnership will provide a powerful platform to our current and prospective clients, and we look forward to what we expect will be a fruitful and long-term relationship with Signafire.”

    “We envision that this partnership, which leverages Envorso’s proven expertise in implementing advanced data solutions for its clients, will open the door to new clients for Envorso and Signafire,” added Envorso Managing Director, Dennis Robinson.

    “This has been a year of tremendous growth for Signafire, and we are thrilled to be partnering with Envorso to bring our platform to new clients and verticals,” stated Marc Alaqua, CEO of Signafire. “We look forward to working closely in the months ahead to demonstrate how companies across a range of verticals can more easily discover, analyze and act on their data, no matter the source.”

    About Signafire

    Signafire provides data fusion and content analytics solutions that help companies unite disparate sets of data in order to make smarter decisions. Founded by veterans of the United States’ military, Signafire leverages the same technologies used by special operations forces and intelligence agencies to support rapid collection and intelligent analysis of unified data sets, enabling businesses to seize opportunities and mitigate risks in real time. The privately-held company’s customers include major companies from numerous industry verticals. For more information, visit http://www.signafire.com.

    About Envorso

    Founded in 2016, Envorso has grown rapidly, with offices in London, New York, Detroit and Seattle. Envorso helps companies harness new technologies to drive business transformation and increased performance. Founded by experienced leadership from the management and technology industries, Envorso’s clients already include numerous Fortune 50 firms in the technology, automotive, government and transportation industries. For more information, visit http://www.envorso.com. Reported by PRWeb 4 hours ago.

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    Orange County-based AMMCOR has committed to contributing $20,000 to American Humane for its Shelter to Service training program for dogs. Beneficiaries are war veterans who are PTSD and TBI victims.

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    AMMCOR, the premiere Home Owners Association management company based in Orange County, has committed to contributing $20,000 towards American Humane's Shelter to Service program, which trains shelter animals to become companions of war veterans. This year, AMMCOR has sponsored a dog named "Bailey" will be partnered with a war veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

    Founded in 1877, American Humane is a network of like-minded animal-loving individuals and organizations that has been protecting the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals for over one hundred and forty years. The non-profit organization serves not only to protect animals but to promote a nurturing bond between animals and humans, which is why partnering trained animals with war veterans in need of companionship is quintessential of American Humane's efforts.

    AMMCOR has had a long and rich history of partnership with American humane, particularly with regards to the annual Hero Dog Awards, which is a nation-wide annual event that seeks out and recognizes dogs that perform heroic acts, whether it's lending sight or hearing to a human companion or saving lives on the battlefield. Hero Dogs compete in seven categories, including Law Enforcement/Arson Dogs, Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Military Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, Guide/Hearing Dogs, and Emerging Hero Dogs (the category for “ordinary” dogs who do extraordinary things).

    AMMCOR currently has over 15,000 Orange County, CA homes in its portfolio, and provides them with a wide array of professional services including financial processing, collection procedures, and tenant relationships.

    AMMCOR offers a 24-hour live emergency call-in service for concerns regarding fairness in collections and coping with homeowner complaints. They also offer supplementary services like Board of Directors education seminars and help with understanding financial concepts and documents.

    About AMMCOR
    Founded in 1979, AMMCOR is a homeowners association management company with over 15,000 homes in its portfolio in Orange County CA. AMMCOR is a member in good standing of CAI. Visit AMMCOR.com or call (949) 661-7767 for more information. Reported by PRWeb 4 hours ago.

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    Service officers with Chapter 6, Harrison DAV, will be available to help local area veterans on site at the Boone County Library in Harrison each Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Service officers will now be available to assist… Reported by Harrison Daily 4 hours ago.

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    Industry Veterans from Nimble Storage, DSSD and HPE Join WekaIO Advisory Board SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AI--WekaIO, the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data intensive applications, today announced that seasoned storage professional Suresh Vasudevan, the CEO of open source container vendor Sysdig and former CEO of Nimble Storage, has joined its newly established advisory board. Joining Vasudevan on the advisory board is Bill Moore, former founder and CEO of rack-scale flash array startup DSSD which was acquired by EMC in 2014, and Ran Reported by Business Wire 4 hours ago.

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    On Tuesday, Sacramento's City Council will consider a proposal that would both set benchmarks for contractors hiring workers and apprentices and encourage contracting with local and minority-owned businesses on public projects. The proposal would establish goals for contractors to hire workers and apprentices from specific geographic areas of the city, as well as individuals from disadvantaged populations — such as veterans, former convicts and public assistance recipients. The workforce development… Reported by bizjournals 3 hours ago.

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    Gilbane receives project awards from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and Engineering News-Record (ENR) New England Chapters for Rhode Island Veterans Administration Home

    BRISTOL, R.I. (PRWEB) August 21, 2018

    Gilbane Building Company was recently honored with two project awards for the Rhode Island Veterans Administration Home. Gilbane received a Project Achievement Award in the projects over $50 million category from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), New England Chapter. Gilbane also received a Best Projects Award from Engineering News Record (ENR), New England in the Best Government Public Building category. The projects, located throughout the New England region, are selected by panels of local prominent industry professionals. Projects are evaluated on the ability of the teams to overcome challenges, project safety, innovation, customer satisfaction and overall management of quality, cost and schedule.

    “From day one the Gilbane team recognized that this project was special. The [Gilbane] team worked together seamlessly to manage the change order process, schedule, budget, safety, security and trade contractor performance, meeting our project goals”, notes Kasim J. Yarn, Director of Office of Veterans Affairs, State of Rhode Island.

    The Rhode Island Veterans Home provides skilled nursing and residential care to Rhode Island war veterans. Services include social, medical, nursing and rehabilitative care. The intent of this project was to provide the State of Rhode Island and its veteran residents with state-of-the-art living and a residential atmosphere within a comfortable community environment. The new 208-bed, 260,000 square foot home was designed by Brewster Thorton Group Architects of Rhode Island and SFCS of Virginia and encourages mobility, activity and socialization.

    About Gilbane Building Company
    Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has 46 office locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.gilbaneco.com.

    Gilbane has been headquartered in Rhode Island for more than 140 years, and has built some of the most complex and celebrated construction projects in the State, including the InterLink at T.F. Green Airport, IGT headquarters (formerly GTECH), URI’s Ryan Center and the renovation of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. For more information, visit https://www.gilbaneco.com/locations/providence-rhode-island/. Reported by PRWeb 3 hours ago.

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    A veteran's CV could make them a shoo-in for one of the federal government's newest jobs. Reported by Brisbane Times 3 hours ago.

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    The Oakland A's Are the Accidental Contenders Ready to Upend the 2018 Season With a remarkable young core, trusty veterans and stable leadership, the A's have become baseball's best story of 2018. Reported by SI.com 1 hour ago.

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    The Seahawks are continuing to look to veterans to beef up their defensive line. Reported by Seattle Times 50 minutes ago.

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    The American Legion Will Hold Its 100th National Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota from Aug. 24 to Aug. 30 WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 10,000 members of The American Legion and their families are expected to attend. Notable speakers at the convention include: Secretary Robert Wilkie, Department of Veterans Affairs Rep. Mark Takano, vice ranking member, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Sen. Elizabeth Dole Sen. Johnny Isakson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs (invited) Sen. Jon Tester, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs (invited) Rep. Phil Roe Reported by Business Wire 1 hour ago.

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    A whole lot of Crack The Sky is coming our way this week. The veteran West Virginia-formed prop rock troupe is delivering not one but two albums on... Reported by Billboard.com 48 minutes ago.

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    Last year alone, the investigation found the agency wrongly denied as many as 1,300 claims due to insufficient training and oversight. That left potentially thousands of veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder without benefits, a VA inspector general investigation found.

     
     
     
     
     
     
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    NCFA Launches FINTECH FRIDAY$ Podcast to Connect All Things Fintech with a Global Audience *TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / August 21, 2018 / *The *National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) announced today the launch of a weekly podcast, *FINTECH FRIDAY$. Industry CEO's and superstars share up to date industry trends, product innovations, developments, and challenges. For the latest in Fintech, Blockchain, Peer to Peer, Artificial Intelligence and Alternative Finance you are now able to download an on-demand podcast or transcript of the interview at http://ncfacanada.org/fintech-friday-weekly-podcast/

    Each Friday, host Manseeb Khan, interviews industry veterans, CEO's and other innovation finance builders. Conversations are candid, authentic and focused, and often 30 minutes or less.

    Updating listeners on important news and events impacting the fintech industry is only part of what Fintech Friday$ is intended to achieve, says Craig Asano, founding CEO of NCFA.

    "It's so exciting to interview high growth companies at key points in their journey to success. Their insights and unscripted conversations can really inspire and inform the next generation of entrepreneurs. Being a millennial myself, I can't wait to jump in," says Fintech Friday$ show host, Manseeb Khan.

    "We can do more around the education piece. The industry is evolving, complex and dynamic. We anticipate through education, Fintech Friday$ will help increase awareness and lead to wider adoption of fintech products and services."

    The other goal is to connect Canadian Fintech with a global audience, offering capital, technology, and other partnerships.

    "We're hoping that this decentralized and engaging podcast will capture the incredible passion and talent that is moving into this growing sector and look forward to expanding the series with multiple shows." Concludes Craig.

    Fintech Friday$ podcast is on-demand. Listeners are able to download the podcast on the go and listen to past archived episodes. Podcasts are also transcribed.

    Readers are invited to help shape the future of fintech and digital finance in Canada. Contact www.ncfacanada.org to discover opportunities to host podcasts, be interviewed, and for other partnership opportunities.

    Subscribe and tune in to Fintech Friday$ at http://ncfacanada.org/fintech-friday-weekly-podcast/

    The *National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada* (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada non-profit actively engaged with cryptocurrency, blockchain, crowdfunding, alternative finance, fintech, P2P, ICO, STO, and online investing stakeholders globally. NCFA Canada provides education, research, industry stewardship, services, and networking opportunities to thousands of members and subscribers and works closely with industry, government, academia, community and eco-system partners and affiliates to create a strong and vibrant crowdfunding and fintech industry. For more information, please visit: www.ncfacanada.org

    *Press Contact:*

    Craig Asano
    NCFA Canada
    Founding CEO
    casano@ncfacanada.org
    416-618-0254

    *SOURCE: *National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada Reported by Accesswire 22 hours ago.

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    The Department of Veterans Affairs didn’t follow proper procedure when it denied hundreds of claims by veterans seeking treatment for sexual trauma, a watchdog said. Reported by Wall Street Journal 13 hours ago.

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    Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp (NASDAQ:TNXP) got a boost Tuesday after reporting that the retrospective analysis of previous data suggests its drug Tonmya effectively treats certain cases of post-traumatic stress disorder. New data suggests that participants with PTSD in Tonix’s previous Phase 3 study who took Tonmya saw improvement if they experienced trauma less than or equal to nine years prior to the screening. In contrast, there was no benefit to the participants who experienced trauma more than nine years prior to screening. Tonix shares, which are thinly-traded, climbed 8.4% to US$1.36 in response to the news. Future studies will focus on PTSD patients with more recent trauma, Tonix said. “The finding that treatment response to Tonmya in the [Phase 3 Honor study] decreases as the time since trauma gets longer, suggests that military service members and veterans with PTSD are transitioning from a Tonmya-treatment responsive state to a non-responsive state after approximately nine years,” Tonix CEO Seth Lederman said in a statement. The Phase 3 HONOR study of Tonmya in military-related PTSD was stopped last month due to patients seeing an inadequate change from the base line in the severity of their PTSD symptoms compared to a placebo. Read: Tonix Pharmaceuticals sees shares plummet after PTSD drug trial halted Tonix is presenting a poster today at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium in Kissimmee, Florida, which includes the more favorable retrospective analyses from the original Phase 3 study evaluating Tonmya, which is also known as TNX-102 SL. PTSD is a condition, often stemming from military stints, that affects 11mln adults in the US and is characterized by chronic disability and inadequate treatment options. Based in New York City, Tonix is developing Tonmya, which has been granted a Breakthrough Therapy designation from the US Food and Drug Administration, as a bedtime treatment for PTSD. The company specializes in producing drugs to treat central nervous system conditions. Contact Ellen Kelleher at ellen@proactiveinvestors.com Reported by Proactive Investors 23 hours ago.

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    In a stunning reversal that all but waves a white flag on their disappointing season, the Washington Nationals traded three-time all-star Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with their situation. The Nationals placed Murphy and Adams, as well as several other well-paid veterans, on waivers Friday. Reported by Denver Post 20 hours ago.

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