Jichi Medical University and CureApp, Inc.: The First Phase 3 Clinical Trials of “Digital Therapeutics” for Hypertension Begin in Japan

Verifying the standalone therapeutic efficacy of the app in patients untreated with antihypertensive drugs A new treatment for hypertension, the disease with the highest number of patients in Japan, incurring medical costs in the order of $17 billion USD TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CureApp–CureApp, Inc. (Head Office, Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO, Kohta Satake, M.D.), developer of software … [Read more…]

CORRECTING and REPLACING Zudy Today Announced Specialized COVID-19 Response Capabilities

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AppDev–The LinkedIn link in the last sentence of the release should read: https://www.linkedin.com/company/zudy (instead of https://www.linkedin.com/company/Zudysoftware). The corrected release reads: ZUDY TODAY ANNOUNCED SPECIALIZED COVID-19 RESPONSE CAPABILITIES Zudy, the only US-based leader in Low-Code/No-Code Enterprise AppDev and the Leader in rapid response for Digital Transformation for Healthcare and Life Sciences, announces major COVID-19 response … [Read more…]

20/20 BioResponse Confirms Accuracy of Rapid Coronavirus Test Kits in Hospitals in Several U.S. States

Rapid Antibody Test Generates Results in under 10 minutes from Blood Drop without Laboratory Equipment ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–20/20 BioResponse, a business unit of 20/20 GeneSystems, Inc. announced today that it will begin shipping its CoronaCheck ™ COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Test Kit. The company’s action follows a study involving over 50 patients being treated or evaluated … [Read more…]

Banner Bank Expands Pandemic Relief and Support Initiatives

WALLA WALLA, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Banner Bank today announced the addition of several new relief and support elements to assist clients, colleagues and communities with the issues and challenges related to the Coronavirus pandemic. “We are in unprecedented times—for the first time ever a health crisis has quickly evolved to also become an economic crisis, creating far-reaching … [Read more…]

Dutch Bros Coffee Dedicates 100% of April Profits to #FirstRespondersFirst

GRANTS PASS, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This April, Dutch Bros Coffee is supporting medical first responders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight with a dedicated giveback program. All month long, Dutch Bros, which operates in seven western states, will dedicate 100 percent of profits to medical first responders through #FirstRespondersFirst. “Givebacks are part of our DNA,” said … [Read more…]

Omega Provides Updated Information on COVID-19 Impact

HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) continues to closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 on its business and operators. The Company has added updated information to its website regarding COVID-19 activity in its portfolio. The information can be found www.omegahealthcare.com. The information is based on data currently available to the Company and is … [Read more…]

Aptar Requests U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Decontamination with ActivShieldTM

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active packaging solutions, is seeking U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a solution that allows easy disinfecting of N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 mask). The N95 masks are desperately needed by healthcare personnel due to the shortage … [Read more…]

Zudy Today Announced Specialized COVID-19 Response Capabilities

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AppDev–Zudy, the only US-based leader in Low-Code/No-Code Enterprise AppDev and the Leader in rapid response for Digital Transformation for Healthcare and Life Sciences, announces major COVID-19 response capability for any Enterprise battling this pandemic. Zudy today announced specialized COVID-19 response capability; emphasizing workforce protection and digitizing business for increased remote capability to include communications, … [Read more…]

Lithia Motors Announces Move to Virtual-Only Annual Shareholder Meeting for 2020

MEDFORD, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) (the “Company”) today announced that due to the emerging public health impact of COVID-19, the Board of Directors has authorized participation via remote communication and moved to a virtual-only format for the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will … [Read more…]

National Instruments Fund to Support COVID-19 Relief and STEM Education

$2.5M to be deployed immediately to support local Austin and global COVID-19 relief efforts AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NI (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced that $2.5 million will be immediately deployed from the National Instruments Fund, a donor advised fund established by NI in 2019 with the Austin Community Foundation, to support global and local COVID-19 relief efforts. … [Read more…]