Innovacare, Inc. is one of the leading healthcare providers in Puerto Rico. With more than 7,500 health care providers, the company serves more than 200, 000 people in this location thus evidencing its significance in the county. It operates under health plans enacted by the government including two Medicaid plans which ensures that it offers cost friendly services to its clients. The company has successfully thrived over the years since its establishment driven by the goals and commitments it has towards its clients. As such, it has shown to be extremely committed to delivering topnotch services by utilizing sustainable models, innovative services, coordinated and managed care, and also using advanced technologies. The company could not have achieved the progress it has seen up to date without the able leadership of Penelope Kokkinides.
Kokkinides in an individual whose activities are not only driven by the ambitions of making Innovacare Inc. to be the best healthcare services provider but also to ensure that Puerto Rico enjoys the best health care services. Her performance in making this firm great by utilizing the government programs has been attributed to by her experience. As such, she has more than twenty years of experience working with government programs within the health department which include the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Moreover, she has experience working with other healthcare service providers such as Centerlight where she was in charge of overall management. While working at AmeriChoice, she was of help in creating and implementing health care models within the company.
With an intent of making the health care services even better, the leader of InnovaCare Health Inc. had a recent meeting with Donald Trump. While at the conference which was attended by other seven women who are caregivers and executives, she spoke concerning the relevance of increase the funds allocated for Medicare Advantage in Puerto Rico. She noted that the amount allocated for this purpose had dropped significantly since the year 2011 by an annual figure of more than one billion dollars. She emphasized that fixing the cuts was not only the best thing to do to save the beneficiaries but also was the fiscally right thing to do. She noted that if an immediate action would not be taken, many of the residents of the island would opt to move to the state which would negatively affect them since the Medicaid cost would double or even become more. During the meeting, the role of women in healthcare was appraised by Donald Trump who agreed that they played a significant role.
Back in the middle ages, the world was a different place. Wars were a lot more common than what we see these days, and the way they were fought was a lot different. There were no machine guns, no bombs, and no missiles. In a world of crossbows, swords, and pikes; there was also a machine of mass destruction. This machine was the Trabuco, a large weapon used to destroy enemy forts and provide a long throw for projectiles to reach over the barriers and strike the enemy with great force.
The war machine
The Trabuco first appeared in China around the year 400 BC and eventually made its way to Europe where it appeared around the year 600 AD according to pt.wowhead.com. As it evolved, this war machine reached the ability to throw 300-pound projectiles with a reach well over 2,000 feet. Its uses were many and it was all destruction, in every possible way.
The heavy projectiles were capable of knocking down a building where an enemy took cover or easily destroy a wall to provide an entrance. When the machine was not used as an impact weapon, it was used as a biological weapon according to infopedia.pt. It has been recorded that infected corpses and carcasses were sometimes launched with the intent to infect enemies.
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Weapons were very basic during the middle ages, but war machines were beginning to be invented and the Trabuco was a very powerful one. The smallest and early models were fairly small and able to be operated by a single person. As the Trabuco evolved, it increased in size and eventually became gigantic— needing dozens of men to operate a single one. The mechanics were very similar to what is seen in a catapult.
The Trabuco’s structure consisted of a huge frame with a balanced axle that connected in the middle at the very top of the structure. It was engineered to be able to turn gravitational energy into kinetic energy through balance. On one side, the axle held the weight and sat low due to gravity. The other side of the axle sat high up and was connected to anywhere from 7-20 ropes, each rope being handled by two men. When the ropes were pulled by the warriors, the heavy projectile balanced over to the other side; when the ropes were released the axle accelerated to the opposite side, launching the item thousands of feet at a very high speed.
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The Chainsmokers are DJ Alex Pall and producer Andrew Taggart, who formed in New York City back in 2012. They broke out into the mainstream several years ago and created some chart-topping dance hits, won highly-coveted awards and performed at the Grammy’s. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart have released a new single called “Sick Boy” and the EDM-pop duo explained what inspired them to write a song with surprisingly darker tones. Taggart shared that as a group, they used to put out a song almost every month and like to write what’s current in their world and what they felt at the time. After nearly a decade of not putting out any songs, the dark new single “Sick Boy” was simply a reflection of our society now and what was happening in their personal lives. The new single is set to be the first installment of a bleak new era for the Chainsmokers.
Andrew Taggart has explained that he wrote “Sick Boy” basically out of frustration and ire. This frustration stems from the things written or said about him from people that didn’t know him and the sad fact that individuals will think they relate to him from these stories. This had made Taggart feel like a ‘caricature’ of himself and the only remedy was to put all of his reactions and frustrations into the music itself. He jumped to a conclusion that everyone is just trying to relate to one another these days and expressing themselves accurately on social media has started to become very cryptic. The new track addresses what it’s like to live in our generation now, when social media is taken far more seriously than ever before. DJ Alex Pall excitedly revealed that the Chainsmokers will start collaborating with other great producers for their future work and it’s something that they haven’t done before.
Eric Lefkofsky is a Chicago based serial entrepreneur and philanthropist. He and Brad Keywell founded Tempus in 2015. Tempus is a technology company that has built an operating system to battle cancer. Tempus redefines genomic data in a clinical setting. The centralized system allows physicians to learn from previous cancer patients and find more effective treatment options for their patients.
The startup is expanding rapidly by adding 30 employees monthly to its existing 400 employees. Six months after Tempus raised a $70 million round; it raised $80 million in new funding on March. The funding brings the company’s total amount increased to $210 million with new investors including Kinship Trust Company and T. Rowe Price, along with existing investors New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth.
“Tempus was born out of frustration with a health care system that too often let powerful data and real-world evidence go to waste,” said Eric Lefkofsky, co-founder and CEO at Tempus. “Given the breadth and scale of our current data set, we’re in a unique position to help usher in an era of precision medicine to support patients battling diseases.”
Tempus takes on cancer by gathering information on the patient’s clinical and molecular data and creating a repository cancer patients’ data in structured form. They generate molecular data by sequencing patients’ DNA and RNA to uncover more personalized treatment. This would help prolong the lifespan of cancer patients.
The company works in collaboration with cancer research hospitals like the Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Michigan, the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University School of Medicine, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and Knight Cancer Institute at the OHSU. It currently works with nearly half of all Academic Medical Centers in the United States.
“I think the traction we have had with everybody in the industry has been kind of amazing,” Lefkofsky said. “We’re in the midst of one of the most significant paradigm shifts of our time.”
Outstanding commerce and breakthrough medical advancements do not have to exist in worlds apart from each other. In fact, they can help each other throughout the years for decades at a time. Clay Siegall and Seattle Genetics is absolute proof of this being true. This all happens at Bothell’s Cascade Business Park.
To be more specific happens in three buildings make it their business to know everything about antibodies. The drugs that help human antibodies are at the heart of this organization’s purpose. It manufacturers such drugs that attach to antibodies and create therapy. It has held this purpose since the start year of 1998.
Siegall and his company Seattle Genetics has an ambitious goal to become a major prayer in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical business. It’s already has a lot to brag about with 10 billion dollars worth of value and a 900 employee roster. The but that’s not all this company has going. There are four drugs under its belt that can give the boost needed to Big Pharma status. The best of these is Adcetris, which treats Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Siegall is most vocal and optimistic about the study and field of oncology and where it take his company. His vision is clear. He wants to build an establishment acts as an institution instead of just selling out to the market. It is all about taking on more responsibility and having a global reach across genres. Switzerland is this good place to make the big move.
So confident and comfortable is Clay Siegall about his abilities to perform as a businessman, he shows the will to take on other companies to show them the way. He does have a reason to feel that way. His own company has sales into the multi hundred millions, and that is up from a 5 year span. That’s on top of the fact his stock has tripled in the exact same time. These numbers are not bad for a company that’s only 18 years old.
The Fortress Investment Group has been around since 1998. Since that time, they have become a global force that is known around the world. Their highly diversified portfolio is the equivalent of $43.6 billion. These assets are estimated as of December 31, 2007.The Fortress Investment Group uses its wisdom to develop a broader range of strategies for investment in order to make as much profit as possible from liquid markets and private equity firms. They also offer traditional asset managing for those who want to go the conservative route.The Fortress Investment Group employs over 1500 specialists who are located in over 100 offices that span the globe. Each of them has a PhD in one of the following areas; investment management, alternative assets, private equity, liquid hedge funds, or credit funds. This means they are one of the most well-trained teams in the world.
Being the best all these different areas has allowed the For just Investment To become trusted by over 1750 corporations. These corporations trust the Fortress Investment Group to manage a large portion of their money.The Fortress Investment Group proclaims that it is able to sustain this kind of wisdom because they have grown based on several core competencies.The Fortress Investment Group says that asset-based management is one of their core competencies. One area that they excel in particularly is the area of real estate and capital investment. The Fortress Investment Group is one of the leading experts when it comes to managing real estate and find ways to finance and price them accordingly. This secures long-term cash flow for the institution. They also account industry knowledge as one of their highest core competencies. As was stated earlier, each of their 1500 workers has an advanced degree in one of five areas. On top of this, they are required to continue educating themselves so that they can become the most trusted investment firm in the world.
Their 1500 workers have created an investment portfolio these are professional relationships with secures cash flow on a daily basis to the Fortress Investment Group.The Fortress Investment Group is also able to proclaim operations management as another one of their core competencies. They have created a set of tools for assessing operations and their ability to do so has only become more refined over the years. They are able to take the most complex investment situation and still find a way to turn profit. This is often through investment arbitrage.The Fortress Investment Group is also one of the main consultants when it comes to merging or acquiring other corporations. Their experience here is second to none. They are more than capable of working with the board of directors as well as your shareholders to determine the correct structure the new company should take in order to execute the most positive impact on investments. The last area where they are the most efficient is in the area of acquiring various capital markets which keeps investment risks low.
Michael Thoreau Lacey is a renowned American mathematician known for his research and achievements in the field of mathematics. Lacy received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. After his studies at the University of Texas, he continued his studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the tutelage of Walter Philipp and graduated with a Ph.D. in 1987. While pursuing his Graduate studies, Lacey found a solution to a problem related to the law of the iterated logarithm for characteristic empirical functions. Other graduate work included a thesis in the area of probability in Banach spaces which lead to the solution.
Upon his graduation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lacey became an assistant professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at his postdoctoral positions, he continued to work with Walter Philipp and together, they presented their evidence of the central limit theorem. From 1989-1996, Lacey joined the faculty at the Indiana University in Bloomington as an assistant professor. While teaching at the university, he received a postdoctoral fellowship from National Science Foundation.
In 1996, Dr. Lacey joined the faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a Professor of Mathematics where he currently mentors doctorate and post-doctorate students. In 2004, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship award for joint work with mathematician Xiaochun Li. In 2012, Lacey became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Along with his professorship at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Michael Lacey also served as a director of training grants from the NSF that support undergraduate and graduate students. These grants include the MCTP and the VIGRE award. His area of expertise is in the field of Pure mathematics with interests in Probability and Harmonic Analysis.
If you are listening to the radio, you have heard “Closer”, a smash hit from the duo the Chainsmokers. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are the minds behind the music. The two unlikely comrades met through a New York City manager, who thought the two would work well together. Taggart was interning at Interscope, while Pall was working as a New York City DJ. After meeting, Pall and Taggart’s electronic music hit the bigger stage, producing tracks like “Roses,” “Don’t Let Me Down,” and “Closer.” The pair works well together because of their combined love of music, which takes them beyond the confines of the electronic music scene. They describe growing from the “Young and Free” vibe to one that they feel speaks about deeper, more relatable issues. The duo’s newfound joy moves beyond the electronic scene of DJing and features, creating complex songs that can speak to all demographics. “Closer” sprouts from this process, with Taggart describing putting his vocals onto the track and drawing from his relationships at his alma mater, Syracuse, to create the ex-lovers anthem. Adding Halsey to the track was the dynamite they needed for the smash hit. The two cite 2000’s emo bands such as Taking Back Sunday, which they used to hone the right feel for the song. Both of them feel that combining genres will help Pall and Taggart set themselves apart from their peers, moving them away from the typical DJ image of feature artists and electronic drops. The Chainsmokers are out to push boundaries, expand their listener reach to the entire globe, and be on the forefront of the music scene. Selling out shows at places such as the Red Rocks Amphitheater, as well as making waves outside of the United States, will take them on their way to achieving that goal.
For those who always to want to find the best solutions for social problems, it is always the people’s needs and demands that should be valued first. In the case of Securus Technologies, the leading civil justice tech company today, it is through their high sense of value for drone security and protection that makes them one of the more advanced, less stagnating and highly innovative tech companies today.
The Attack of the Drones
No one has probably seen the advent of the threats of Drone Technology more intuitively than the people behind Securus Technologies. Sure, Securus has already been a leading company for tech-enabled solutions involving law enforcement and investigations for inmates’ officer’s security threats, but it was still not until recently that the company has found a new strategy to combat a new threat for civil justice in corrections facilities: drone techs. Right now, one of the biggest threats of drones is that they bring malicious items inside prisons. They hover around prisons and drop off drugs, guns, paraphernalia, and cellphones into such prisons. When this happens, there’s a high threat for the inmates and those who are working in the facilities. Given that there’s a buffer to combat these drones, then it would then be easy for these facilities to make them protected against illegal drone flyers.
Even if we say that we have enough guns in prisons to combat such drones, I believe the accuracy needed by the shooters might require more expertise. What seems better, according to Securus, is their antenna-based anti-drone technology that helps in preventing it from happening, instead of handling the damages it would have caused. The anti-drone technology in Securus’ line-up is so well-researched and sophisticated that it took the company many years and multiple millions of dollars just to get it right. However, I think there has to be a lot of precautions that should be set in place first before this anti-drone tech should be spread all over the country as a solution. There should be a trial and error to make sure that there are no hidden side effects that could resurface when the project is initiated. Right now, new methods and tactics are already set in place by Securus technologies to give a better guarantee that their anti-drone technology is as legit as it can be.
The Stevie Award
By the way, did you know that Securus just recently won the 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service? The award came from the quality execution of the company in the way they handle customer issues and delivering the products of Securus that many of the government facilities would need. If anything, I believe such dedication to quality service of Securus is a testament to how much success the company would still have in the future.
Dr Saad is a medical doctor who has specialised in pediaitric surgery in Eatontown. He has been practicing medicine for the past 34 years. Born in Palestine, Dr Saad Saad was raised in Kuwait. He got his medical degree from the University of Cairo where he graduated with honors. He graduated second in his class after which he migrated to the United States 45 years ago after completing his internship in England. He then did his residency in the USA Board Certified specialized in pediaitric surgery. Saad has married 42 years ago and got two children. He has over the years performed very complex operations of children both infants and teenagers. He has also done eight medical missions in Jerusalem where he performed complex surgeries in my poor children.
Before Saad retired, he was the chief Surgeon-in-Charge and also the medical director of the K Hovnanian Children Hospital. In an interview with Idea mensch, Dr.Saad said that his mentor was Dr.H Biemann Othersen Who he says is the best pediaitric surgeon to ever be in the united states. Dr. Beimann trained Dr. Saad in become the pediaitric surgeon he is today in Charleston. He says the most valuable lesson that Dr Biemenn is that is very important to be kind, hardworking, and honest and also ensure that he treats all the children the same regardless of their race, religion or even physical abilities and financial status.
In the interview, he also stated that he is particularly excited about how the new trend in the medical field that is, genetic is affecting the ability of medics to prevent and also treat chronic disease such as cancer.Dr. Saad also emphasized that research is what makes him god at what he does.He also makes sure that he is very productive by ensuring that he is always organized. He said being organized will ensure that he gets his work done on time and avoids procrastination.
Dr. Saad Saad has practice medicine in very many areas. These include Monmouth Medical center and Jersey Shore University medical center. He has been in the medical practice for over 20 years. In his practice the doctor accepts different types of medical insurance. He has a list of different license from different boards which include: The American Board of Surgery, IA state Medical surgery, and the NJ state medical license. He has also gained several recognition and awards. He is now an AAP fellow and also ACS fellow. He was part of the doctor that made the publication about and he took ten years to complete that research. On that research it was 1001 pediaitric patients. He also took part in the presentation about “Which was mainly about blood cancer in children. Learn more: https://ideamensch.com/saad-saad/