Missouri Tech & Science

Chicago Mayor Cuts Ribbon at New Headquarters of Rising FinTech Firm OppLoans

01 01 1970

    CHICAGO, IL, October 10, 2017 -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut the ribbon at the new OppLoans headquarters in downtown Chicago this week. OppLoans, the nation's leading socially responsible online lender, has more than tripled its employee-count in the past two years and expanded their operations in One Prudential Plaza. In 2017, the firm was named the 14th fastest-growing company in Illinois and the 219th nationally.In his remarks, the mayor said, "While for a lot of people outside this room, this may be the first time they've heard of OppLoans. There is no doubt in my mind this will not be the last time they've heard of OppLoans. I look forward to being back as you scale more mountains, more heights, and continue to grow and to be successful, and to offer financing to a lot of families."Since its founding in 2012, OppLoans has garnered national attention for its innovative financial product, outstanding customer service and commitment...

ChenMed Strategically Expands Executive Team

01 01 1970

ChenMed operates 39 dedicated medical practices serving seniors in six states. .. fully committed to providing the personalized service that's vital to helping seniors enjoy more healthy days. MIAMI, Fla. March 23, 2017 ChenMed, a privately owned medical, management and technology company transforming healthcare for seniors, today announced rapid completion of the strategic executive team expansion needed to further optimize growth and performance. “We are pleased to announce several notable additions to the ChenMed executive team,” says Christopher Chen, MD, ChenMed Chief Executive Officer. “George Wheeler and Donald Trexler round-out our six-person Market President team established during the past 12 months. Plus, Jim Whitling and Gaurov Dayal, MD, each bring highly relevant experience to their respective new roles as Chief of Human Resources, and as EVP, Chief of Strategy and Growth.” George Wheeler, Market President for JenCare Senior Medical Center...

Centene's Innovative Member Programs Recognized By Decision Health For Eighth Consecutive Year

01 01 1970

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2017 -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) was honored for four of its innovative member programs at Decision Health's Eighth Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards on May 4. The Case in Point Platinum Awards program recognizes professionals and organizations that best educate and empower patients, improve adherence and wellness, manage quality care and contain healthcare costs. Centene, its Missouri subsidiary, Home State Health, specialty correctional systems division, Centurion and its specialty solutions division, Envolve, Inc., won awards in four categories including: Managed Care, Payer Based Programs: Publicly Funded Plans Centene - Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions Managed Care, Payer Based Programs: Disease Management/Population Health Envolve/Centurion/Centene - Correctional Health Lifestyle Management Patient Engagement and Education Envolve/Centurion/Centene - Correctional Health Lifestyle Management Health Information Technology Systems: Quality...

Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Announce Approvals From Louisiana Gaming Control Board and Missouri Gaming Commission

01 01 1970

Stockholders of Caesars Entertainment and Caesars Acquisition have also approved the previously announced Merger of both companies, as well as a number of other matters related to the restructuring of CEOC and its emergence from bankruptcy. The Merger of Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Caesars Acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including the completion of CEOC's restructuring. CEOC's restructuring is subject to the completion of the Merger, certain financing activities and real estate transactions, various internal and third party transfers and other customary closing conditions. Caesars Entertainment currently anticipates completing the Merger and CEOC's restructuring in the first week of October. About Caesars Entertainment Corporation Caesars Entertainment...

Butterball Announces Their 2016 Butterball National Carrier of the...

01 01 1970

(pictured left to right): Mannie Bueno; ECT-VP of Operations, Paul Berman; ECT-VP of Logistics, Dan DiGrazio; Butterball-Sr Director of Logistics, Dan Bohlman; Butterball-Sr Manager Logistics Procurem “Congratulations to East Coast Transport LLC, we appreciate the partnership we’ve built together over the years!� said Dan Bohlman. Garner, N.C. April 16, 2017 Butterball LLC, is pleased to announce East Coast Transport LLC as the 2016 Butterball National Carrier of the Year. The award was presented to East Coast Transport, LLC by Dan Bohlman, Sr. Manager Logistics Procurement for Butterball. “We review all of our carriers monthly through our carrier scorecard and then also look at the details of how well our transportation providers perform in several key areas such as delivery service, effective communication, flexibility, overall value and administration. East Coast Transport, LLC consistently met or exceeded...

Butachlor Market: Industry Players to Show High Growth Rate by 2025

01 01 1970

San Francisco, CA -- 09/26/2017 -- The global butachlor market has been driven by its extensive use in rice farming in Southeast Asia. However, the dependence of the global butachlor market on the region for a major part of its overall revenue could become an adversity for the market in the coming years. The toxicity of butachlor is weakened by the large amounts of water used in paddy farming, but it is still sufficient to cause problems for the humans as well as animals around the farmlands. The rising awareness in emerging countries such as India regarding the risks of large-scale butachlor usage is responsible for the possible risk to the butachlor market. The use of butachlor in rice has been linked to deaths caused by mid-day meal in rural schools India, while its ecological impact has also been assessed to determine its carcinogenicity.The loss of arable lands is the key driver likely to propel the demand for butachlor in the coming years. In Asia Pacific, the leading consumer in...

Book Retriever and Clever Partner to Support Classroom Libraries and...

01 01 1970

St. Louis, MO April 21, 2017 Book Retriever announced today that it has become an official Clever partner, bringing classroom library management to K-12 schools across the country. Districts who use Clever to manage their student information systems can now integrate with Book Retriever. This gives their teachers control over their classroom libraries, dramatically reducing lost books and providing leveled book selection tools for supporting reading and literacy. “Classroom libraries typically lose up to 20% of their books per year,� said Ken Mocabee, president of Capsa Labs. “Book Retriever reduces that loss rate dramatically, and our users report savings of up to 20 times the cost of their Book Retriever investment. Our new partnership with Clever allows schools and districts to quickly and easily onboard Book Retriever.� Finding the right leveled book for young readers is critical. With over 600,000 leveled...

Boink Live Streaming Applies with Dubai Media City After Receiving...

01 01 1970

Dubai United Arab Emirates March 29, 2017 Today, Boink live streaming announced the opening of its new creative and advertising branch for its new mobile application Bonk Live. Bonk Live's new offices are located in Bali, Indonesia in the Jimbaran hill area at the Jimbaran Hub. The Jimbaran Hub is located in between Ayana Resort and Spa, Rimba Ayana, Bali Intercontinental Resort, Four Seasons Resort, Le Meridien, Jimbaran Corner, Jimbaran Seafood, and is only 20 minutes from Ngurah Rai Airport. Boink Live streaming is a major video-based social network super streaming application with the capabilities to push billions of streaming users online all at the same time. It features a virtual currency which users can earn through Logo advertising while they are streaming. The streamer can also earn money through normal everyday activities or by simply displaying their talents online while streaming live. The App expedites its users with real-time interaction where they can engage with...

Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist Joins Healthpointe Team

01 01 1970

Dr. Michael Mauro, Orthopedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist "We are pleased to welcome the esteemed Dr. Michael Mauro. I’m positive he’ll be an invaluable asset to our team of professionals" says Dr. Ismael Silva, the Medical Director at Healthpointe La Mirada, CA October 20, 2017 Healthpointe is proud to announce the newest addition to their team of renowned medical providers: Dr. Michael D. Mauro, D.O. He will be Healthpointe’s Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist, practicing at locations in La Mirada, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Long Beach, Colton, and Corona. On the topic of the new doctor joining their team, Dr. Ismael Silva, the Medical Director at Healthpointe, had this to say, “We are pleased to welcome the esteemed Dr. Michael Mauro. I’m positive he’ll be an invaluable asset to our team of professionals.” As a board-certified spine surgery specialist, Dr. Mauro specializes in general orthopedic disorders as well as cervical, thoracic,...

BNIM Celebrates Opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center to Train More Doctors for Missouri

01 01 1970

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 28, 2017 -- BNIM announced the opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center (PCCLC), a $42.5 million, six-story, 98,888 square-foot education building at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine in Columbia, Mo. The facility serves the school's mission to educate students to provide patient-centered care and includes an anatomy lab, an active learning classroom, clinical simulation rooms, problem-based learning classrooms, and student seminar rooms, as well as support spaces, including offices and student lounge areas. ...

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