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Study: Clinicians say billing, collections take time from patient care

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 14:19:02 (EDT)

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2019 --(BUSINESS WIRE)--OODA Health, a company focused on eliminating administrative waste and empowering patients and providers with a real-time payments experience, today released the results of a study on the impact of patient payment trends on provider and payer performance. The research, conducted by HIMSS in partnership with OODA Health, reveals how consumer healthcare payment dysfunction affects all healthcare stakeholders, creating unforeseen system-wide issues an...

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NEFCU moves to Fiserv to accelerate digital transformation

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 14:16:48 (EDT)

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Aug. 21, 2019 --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Long Island, New York-based NEFCU has selected Fiserv to help transform the credit union’s member experience and drive innovation in an increasingly digital banking environment. NEFCU, one of the largest credit unions in the region, was driven to work with a Fintech leader to accelerate its business strategies. The credit ...

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Mastercard gets Miami commuters tapping on public transit

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 14:14:02 (EDT)

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE), Aug., 21, 2019 --Mastercard today announced its partnership with transportation solutions provider Cubic Transportation Systems, and Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) to enable tap-and-go payments at Miami’s Metrorail stations. This service is expected to expand to the Metrobus service later this year, and will benefit millions of travelers who typically use the public transit system in the city. “My administration has been clea...

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J.D. Power finds Discover card ranks highest for customer satisfaction

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 14:12:10 (EDT)

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE) Aug, 22, 2019 --For the fifth time in six years, Discover ranked highest for credit card customer satisfaction among U.S. credit card companies by J.D. Power. Discover received a total of 842 points out of a possible 1,000, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study SM, outpacing the industry average by 36 points, and improving six points from 2018. “Year in and year out, our hardworking employees deliver the best cardmember experi...

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Plug and Play congratulates 123 startups selected for Fall 2019 Batches

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:52:29 (EDT)

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play, in collaboration with their partners, has hand-selected 123 startups to participate in their Fall 2019 accelerator batches. The selected companies will take part in a three month program revolving around the Brand & Retail, Cybersecurity, Energy & Sustainability, Fintech, Food & Beverage, New Materials & Packaging, and Supply Chain & Logistics industries. The full list of selected startups can be viewed on Plug and Play's website: h...

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Pundi X enables crypto payments in Traki stores across Venezuela

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:51:37 (EDT)

CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based blockchain firm Pundi X announced that Traki, Venezuela's largest chain of department stores, will be the first chain store merchant to implement the XPOS, the blockchain-powered point-of-sale device, across its 49 stores around the country. Through the XPOS, Traki customers are able to use various cryptocurrencies as payment options for the retailer's products, such as Bitcoin, Ether, Binance Coin, DAI, DGX, XEM, KCS, KNC, and...

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The CareVoice closes eight figure USD Series A funding round

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:50:57 (EDT)

SHANGHAI, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The CareVoice, an international health insurtech company based in China, announced today that it has successfully raised an eight-figure USD Series A funding round. The round was led by a global investment group, LUN Partners Group, and a global investment manager specializing in financial services. DNA Capital, a global healthcare fund, as well as returning investors SOSV and Artesian Capital, also joined the round. Private health insurance is booming...

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NES Financial signs 40th Opportunity Zone fund

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:49:39 (EDT)

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (PRWEB) AUGUST 22, 2019 NES Financial, a fintech company providing technology-enabled solutions for the efficient back- and middle-office administration of complex financial transactions, announced today that it has contracted to provide its 40th Opportunity Zone client with a purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration. “NES Financial’s purpose-built solution for opportunity zone funds allows them to demonstrate the measurable good they were designed to achie...

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ACGX releases shareholder letter, discloses reverse stock split

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:47:59 (EDT)

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via OTC PR WIRE -- Alliance Creative Group, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”) (http://www.AllianceCreativeGroup.com) (OTC: ACXG) announced the effectiveness of its reverse stock split (the “Reverse Split”). Under the terms of the Reverse Split, for each four thousand (4,000) shares of the Company’s existing Common Stock (the “Old Shares”) will be exchanged for one (1) (new) share of the Company’s Common Stock (the “New Sha...

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Term life leads in voluntary product sales, finds Eastbridge Consulting

Thursday, August 22, 2019 — 13:47:04 (EDT)

AVON, Conn., Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Term life once again accounted for the largest percentage (20%) of 2018 voluntary sales, while dental, accident, short-term disability, and critical illness rounded out the top five in terms of voluntary market share, according to the carriers surveyed by Eastbridge Consulting Group. Three product lines achieved double-digit sales growth over 2017, while a handful of other product lines achieved modest growth between 5 and 8%. According to this year...

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