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advertisement I received an email this morning from Groupon notifying me that the daily deals company has “garnered top honors at the 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards for the category of Best POS Transformation.” Specifically, Groupon Payments, a way for merchants to take credit cards, has swept the PYMNTS.com award dealy. This is not sexy news.
July 10, 2012 Patients who are frequently hospitalized account for a disproportionate amount of health care spending in the United States. Working with a $6.1 million grant, a new University of Chicago Medicine program will test whether an updated version of the traditional general practitioner can reduce spending while also improving care for these patients.
CHICAGO , Oct. 3, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — HomeFinder.com today announced the appointment of Doug Breaker as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately.
CHICAGO , March 10, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — There is a bill being signed by Governor Quinn today (HB 3659) which will devastate the Illinois tech community and cost us jobs in the State of Illinois . In response to Governor Quinn’s approval of HB 3659, Brian Littleton , Founder and CEO of ShareASale issued the following statement: ” Governor Quinn has spoken unequivocally that the growing, innovative, job-creating industry known as Affiliate Marketing is entirely unwelcome in Illinois. This is directly contrary to actions he took just a few weeks ago during his budget address when he announced the creation of the Illinois Innovation Council to address job growth in the tech community.
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Governor Quinn Announces Creation of Illinois Innovation Council – Council will Focus on Increasing Innovation and Economic Growth
SPRINGFIELD – February 16, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn announced today during his budget address the creation of the Illinois Innovation Council, which will help ensure the state remains on the cutting-edge in the global economy.
Fieldglass CEO Jai Shekhawat Honored as ‘Pro to Know’ for His Commitment to Strategic Services Procurement
CHICAGO , Feb. 2, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced CEO Jai Shekhawat was once again named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.
CHICAGO , Feb. 1, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Winston & Strawn LLP received this week the 2010 “Most Innovative Use of Technology in a Pro Bono Project” award from Law Technology News (LTN), which honors extraordinary innovation by law firms and legal departments in representing the poor and legal aid societies.
Illinois Smart Grid Regional Innovation Cluster Announces Selection of Companies for Innovation Acceleration Platform
CHICAGO , Jan. 28, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Illinois Smart Grid Regional Innovation Cluster (ISGRIC) today announced the selection of 10 companies to participate in its multi-tiered Innovation Acceleration Platform.
WASHINGTON – Medicare’s new chief called for more steps to improve patient safety Tuesday, in the wake of a government report that said one in seven hospitalized Medicare patients is harmed during their stay. About 1.5 percent of those patients, or 15,000 people a month, suffered a complication that contributed to their death, the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services said.