Russell Herbert Jack, Southland Yoga Training Founder, Reveals Why Chair Yoga Is Perfect for Seniors

Russell Herbert Jack, Southland Yoga Training’s Founder, discusses what chair yoga is and why this type of yoga is excellent for seniors.

INVERCARGILL, SOUTHLAND, NEW ZEALAND, May 13, 2021 / — For seniors who want to incorporate yoga into their regular exercise routine, chair yoga is an excellent place to start.

Russell Jack, Southland Yoga Training instructor, has dedicated his life’s work to teaching yoga for the best health and wellbeing regardless of age. One of his central teaching points is consistent practice at any age; for seniors, chair yoga is the answer.

Chair yoga is a type of yoga that is easy on joints. It holds many benefits for active seniors and individuals bouncing back from an injury. On top of the low impact on joints, chair yoga decreases stress, improves circulation, builds balance and core strength, enhances flexibility, eases pain management, enhances oxygen intake, controls weight, promotes independence and wellbeing, and battles depression and anxiety.

Chair yoga is a form of exercise that is low-impact and low-risk and is a more modified version of yoga that allows yoga positions to be performed and practiced from a chair or seated position. It grants a safer approach to yoga for those at high risk for injury compared to traditional yoga.

“Other benefits seniors can experience from practicing chair yoga regularly include prevention of arthritis, coronary artery disease, diabetes, and a range of different autoimmune conditions,” said Russell Jack, Southland Yoga Training Founder.

The essential equipment needed to do chair yoga includes a stable chair with no arms attached, a surface for the chair that is both flat and leveled, clothing that is flexible and comfortable but not too tight or loose, an area where arms can be completely extended, and the company of a friend or a seasoned yoga instructor.

There are several positions people can try at home with a friend present. The overhead stretch position is a great place to start, which calls for arms to be stretched up and down repeatedly. It assists in improving posture, alleviating breathing struggles, and strengthens core muscles. Another good starter position seniors can try is named seated forward bend. Participants can inhale sitting up straight in the chair and focus on extending the spine before folding forward over their legs. The position calls for participants to stay folded for five or more breaths before lifting the torso back to an upright pose again. Eventually, that pose will lead to laying the torso directly on the thighs.

“Other terrific poses beginners can try include eagle arms, reverse arm hold, simple seated twist, and single-leg stretch,” said Jack.

For more information on Russell Jack, Southland Yoga Training, or the chair yoga classes they offer, visit

About Russell Herbert Jack
Russell Herbert Jack of Southland Yoga Training is the center’s founder. He is a yoga and mindfulness teacher from Invercargill, New Zealand. As a devoted practitioner of Vinyasa yoga and Qigong, Russell guides his clients to achieve physical and mental harmony by developing a consistent practice. Russell cares about nature and regularly donates to the protection of endangered species in New Zealand.

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Orbit Eye Centre Calgary, specializing in eye and skin care services, has launched a new website.

High-Quality Eye Care in Calgary

High-Quality Eye Care in Calgary

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Experienced Eye Care Surgeons & Specialists in Calgary

Experienced Eye Care Surgeons & Specialists in Calgary

From eye care procedures like eyelid surgery, stye removal to cosmetic surgeries, Orbit eye centre has launched a new website explaining all their services.

Dr. Punja is compassionate and understanding and truly one of the best in the city if not the best. The results he achieves are second to none and we would highly recommend him.”

— Anonymous Patient

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA, May 13, 2021 / — Orbit Eye Centre is an eye care clinic in Calgary specializing in offering high-quality eye care services to residents of Calgary and surrounding areas. Orbit Eye Centre has launched a new website that features all their eye care services like eyelid surgery, lesion and stye removal, cataract surgery and much more. To complement their eye care services, Orbit Eye Centre also has to offer a wide variety of cosmetic surgeries like Blepharoplasty, Botox injections, face filler injections and more.

Dr. Karim Punja and Dr. Chirag Shah, eye specialists in Calgary at Orbit Eye Centre, are highly qualified surgeons and specialists respectfully with a great deal of experience performing eye care and cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Karim Punja (Ophthalmologist) specializes in oculoplastic surgery, cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery. He has extensive experience in blepharoplasty (droopy eyelids), botox & fillers, lacrimal & orbital surgery and cataract surgery.
Dr. Chirag is a retinal medical specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist. His primary focus being retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal detachments and retinopathy of prematurity. Orbit Eye Centre has designed its new website efficiently to give clients a clear description of their procedures, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect post-surgery. Dr. Punja and Dr. Shah have made an effort to summarise all of the critical information regarding these surgeries and procedures to inform patients and have made all of it available on the website.

Some of their treatment and care services are covered by insurance. Treatments such as lesion and stye removal, eyelid surgery, orbital surgery, lacrimal surgery and cataract surgery are insurance coverable. A list of all their insured eye services can be easily found on their new website. They also provide treatments for other eye conditions like Blepharitis, Chalazia, Dry Eyes, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. These treatments include BlephEx, a professional exfoliation of the infected crusts that develop with blepharitis and prolong the condition. Their Lid Care Clinic (LCC) offers eye stye treatments as well as an at-home tool kit that help patients prevent the formation of styes and other eyelid conditions by keeping eyelids clean and healthy.

Moreover, to complement all their eye and cosmetic procedures, they also have treatment products for their clients. Products like Bruder warming masks, masks for a hot or cold compress, lid care kits, eye drops and skincare creams are available for sale to all their patients and clients. These products are featured on the new website for clients to have a look at and order online.

Whether you require eye care treatment or cosmetic surgery, Orbit Eye Centre is the best eye clinic in Calgary.
Visit ( or call 403-255-5561 to book an appointment today.

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Dr. Sung Yang Discusses Major Breakthroughs in Managing Chronic Conditions Like Diabetes

Dr. Sung Yang on Major Breakthroughs in Managing Chronic Conditions Like Diabetes

HONOLULU, HI, UNITED STATES , May 13, 2021 / — Managing chronic diseases is difficult, but modern breakthroughs may make it easier. Dr. Sung Yang is going to discuss some recent breakthroughs in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes.

Did you know that over 1 out of 10 Americans have diabetes? Many millions also suffer from high blood pressure, coronary artery disease (that causes heart attacks), arthritis, obesity, asthma, cancers, and other chronic diseases. Fortunately, medical breakthroughs are making it easier to manage these conditions. Want to learn more? Dr. Sung Yang is going to cover some of the latest breakthroughs.

“Chronic diseases can have a huge impact on a patient’s long-term health as well as quality of life,” Dr. Sung Yang notes. “This is especially true if the diseases are not promptly identified and treated. Fortunately, medical breakthroughs in the modern era make chronic diseases easier to manage.”

One major breakthrough is improved diagnostic tools that allow doctors to quickly and accurately test for various chronic conditions even at early asymptomatic stages. For example, improved blood tests for diabetes, cholesterol, thyroid, liver, and kidney functions can detect the diseases at early stages before symptoms and complications occur. Colonoscopy, mammogram, and CT lungs are other examples of early detection or preventive medicine that save many patient’s lives from cancer every day.

Dr. Sung Yang Discusses Wearable Devices

If you talk to technology gurus, you might hear the terms “wearable devices” and the “Internet-of-Things” tossed around. Essentially, more devices are now linked through the Internet or Bluetooth, allowing them to quickly communicate with one another.

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) may one day link all the appliances and devices in your home, including your humble refrigerator and washing machines. IoT is also being used to link medical devices. This may improve health outcomes and make it easier to monitor and treat certain conditions, like diabetes.

“Patients can now use wearable devices to manage diabetes,” Dr. Sung Yang says. “You can use systems to monitor glucose levels and to automatically manage blood sugar levels. These automated insulin pump systems are often far more efficient and accurate when delivering insulin doses, which often reduces the amount of insulin you need to use.”

Some patients are now combining Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems with automated insulin pump systems. Also, CGM does not require patients to poke themselves on their fingers, which can be uncomfortable and burdensome. As a result, blood sugar levels can be monitored conveniently and in real-time and insulin doses can be delivered as needed.

While early wearable devices were cumbersome and often didn’t last long, new devices can provide monitoring and delivery capabilities for weeks or even months at a time.

Wearable devices also make it easier not only for patients but also for doctors to continuously monitor the sugar levels, blood pressure, heart rate, weight, oxygen level, or even heart rhythm tracing (i.e. Holter monitor). “New medical technologies that combine advances in biotechnology with those in IT continues to make a huge impact on the management of chronic conditions and prevention of their complications,” says Dr. Sung Yang.

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How To Select the Best Specialty Lab Cabinets, Including Fume Hoods, Laminar Flow Cabinets, and Biosafety Cabinets

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Formaspace built the furniture for this lab at a prominent medical device research facility. It features a large fume hood that’s integrated within the powder-coated gloss white steel casework with gray epoxy tops, as well as a secondary fume snorkel.

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There are a variety of Biosafety Cabinets (BSCs) designs available for handling biohazards, depending on your unique laboratory safety requirements.

Read more to find out how to choose the right Biosafety Cabinets, Laminar Flow Cabinets, and Fume Hoods for your laboratory needs.

Unlike laminar flow cabinets, the primary function of any class of biosafety cabinets is protect the human lab workers from exposure to biohazards, including bacteria, viruses, fungus, etc.”

— Formaspace

AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — In this article, we’ll take a detailed look at the key principles in the design and specification of biosafety cabinets, laminar flow cabinets, and fume hoods with the goal of helping to establish a basic foundation in the understanding how each of these different types of equipment work and under which circumstances they are well suited for a particular set of operations in the lab.

Of course, it goes without saying that the final specifications for this type of equipment need to be made in partnership with your lab’s Chief Safety Officer (CSO) as well as engineering or technical specialists familiar with the equipment manufacturer’s products, the detailed specifications of the HVAC system in your lab, all applicable workplace health and safety regulations for the type of lab work you are undertaking, as well as the governing regulations covering exposures to chemicals or biohazards from agencies such as OSHA (or Cal OSHA in California), the FDA, NIOSH, the NSF, WHO, or other relevant bodies that govern your specific application. And while we’re on the topic of disclaimers, this article will not cover specialty lab cabinet selection for use with radiological materials; we’ll address that at a later time.

Understanding The Full Spectrum Of Biosafety Cabinet Solutions – From Laminar Flow Cabinets To Biosafety Cabinets To Fume Hoods.

You often hear these three terms used somewhat interchangeably: laminar flow cabinets, biosafety cabinets (BSCs), and fume hoods.

The confusion is understandable – first, because they all look somewhat similar to the untrained eye, and second, they all rely on fast-moving air to get the job done.

The difference lies in the details.

While many cabinets look the same, their operation (as well as the objectives they are trying to achieve) can be quite different – thus, it can be dangerous to assume that, for example, a laminar flow cabinet can protect you from toxic fumes or biohazards. By design, it cannot.

Let’s start by taking a look at the role and function of laminar flow cabinets, then we will contrast that with an extreme example of the other end of the spectrum, glovebox-type biosafety cabinet (BSC) found in a high-security BSL level-4 laboratory. Then we’ll come back to fume hoods, which are designed to protect users from exposure to toxic chemical fumes.

Laminar Flow Cabinets: Protecting The Product/Sample From Contamination

Category And Class/Type: Laminar Flow Cabinets, Vertical Or Horizontal

Let’s start by looking at laminar flow cabinets because they’re the simplest category from a human safety requirements standpoint. Why? Laminar flow cabinets are designed to protect the product (whether it’s a semiconductor chip, a non-toxic tissue sample, or a non-toxic pharma compound) from contamination. And by contamination, we usually mean human contamination, such as dust particles spread from clothing, dander from skin, stray human hairs, etc.

In other words, laminar flow cabinets DO NOT protect the human lab worker; thus, their use in a lab setting is limited to entirely working with non-toxic materials only.

You’ll often find laminar flow cabinets located inside cleanroom environments, for example, in semiconductor manufacturing labs or in some USP 797 Non-Hazardous Drug Compounding operations.

· Human Health Protection: None
· Product/Sample Protection: Maintain A Particle-Free, Sterile Work Zone
· Lab Setting: Often Used Within A Larger Cleanroom Setting (With Positive Or Negative Air Pressure, Depending On Requirements).

How do laminar airflow cabinets work? Typically, air is drawn into the cabinet via a fan, where it passes through a HEPA filter to remove any particles. The particle-free air is blown across the work zone in a straight line, e.g. in a laminar air stream, at a rate of 80 – 100 fpm.

The direction of the airflow can come from above, blowing straight down onto the product/sample (this type is called a vertical laminar flow cabinet); or the laminar airflow can originate in the back of the unit blowing across the product/sample into the face of the operator (this type is called a horizontal laminar flow cabinet).

Vertical flow designs are more suitable for manipulating large objects in the work zone as the airflow does not get blocked as easily by the object; however, horizontal flow cabinets work well for small items (such as semiconductors), which can be positioned at the back of the work zone closest to the continuous flow of clean air.

· Input Air Source: Intake Of Ambient Room Air From A Grill In The Top Of The Unit
· Filtration Protection: Air Is Processed Through A HEPA Filter To Eliminate Particulates Landing On The Product/Sample; However, The Air Is Then Blown Out Of The Cabinet After Touching The Product/Sample, Providing No Additional Protection For The Worker
· Exhaust Air Output: Air Exits Via Front Of The Open Cabinet And Recirculates Back Into The Room
· Work Zone Protected Areas: Best Locations Are In The Center For Vertical Laminar Flow Cabinets, In The Back For Horizontal Laminar Flow Cabinets.

BSL Level 4 Glovebox Biosafety Cabinet (Class III BSC)

As mentioned earlier, we’ll contrast the simplicity of the laminar flow cabinet with one of the most highly regulated units, a Glovebox Biosafety Cabinet (BSC) used in a Level 4 Biosafety Laboratory (BSL-4), which is built to handle extremely dangerous biohazards, such as the ebola virus.

Unlike laminar flow cabinets, whose primary function is to maintain a sterile environment for handling products or sample specimens, the primary function of any class of biosafety cabinets is protect the human lab workers from exposure to biohazards, including bacteria, viruses, fungus, etc.

You probably already have a good image in your mind of the glovebox biosafety cabinet design. A worker typically dons a white containment suit and enters a special BSL-4 cleanroom to work at a sealed, glass-fronted cabinet fitted with two armholes mounted with internal rubber gloves.

· Human Health Protection: Protect Lab Workers From Biohazards
· Product/Sample Protection: Maintain A Particle-Free, Sterile Work Zone
· Lab Setting: Used Within A Highly Regulated Cleanroom Setting, With Operators Wearing Full Protection Suits. Air Pressure Is Controlled To Ensure Contaminated Air Exits The Room.
The lab operator slides his hands into the gloves, allowing him or her to manipulate dangerous products or samples within the cabinet without having any direct contact with the air contained inside. The air entering the cabinet is HEPA-filtered on the way in. The contaminated exhaust air is HEPA-filtered twice on the way out then hard ducted directly through the roof to vent into the outdoors. (In some cases, an incinerator is used instead of the second HEPA exhaust filter.)

· Input Air Source: Intake Of Ambient Room Air From A Grill In The Top Of The Unit
· Filtration Protection: Air Is Processed Through A HEPA Filter To Eliminate Particulates On The Way Into The Cabinet
· Exhaust Air Output: Air Exits The Top Of The Unit And Passes Through Two HEPA Filters (Or One HEPA Filter And An Incinerator) And Is Exhausted To The Outside Via A Hard Ducted Connection
· Work Zone Protected Areas: Best Locations Are Directly Under The Air Source Flowing Into The Cabinet, Typically Toward The Front Of The Cabinet.

Class I BSC

Unlike Class III BSCs gloveboxes, where the user reaches into the work zone through sealed gloves built into the unit, Class I and Class II BSCs use an open front design, accessed through a transparent window-sash style opening that can be kept closed when not in use. The air pressure inside the cabinet is negative, so air flows away from the operator into the unit.

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Toy De Ann Brings Her Winning Story in Her Book

Toy De Ann is the author and a Lupus survivor who has documented her life and fights against the illness in her new book.

Over 25 year Lupus Survivor, Advocate and Author of 4 published books! Spreading Lupus Awareness is very important to me, and I will continue until we find a cure!”

— Toy De Ann

COLTON, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — Lupus can affect numerous parts of the body, which includes skin, joints, heart, kidneys, etc. Lupus can cause symptoms as diverse as unexplained fever flares, joint pain and swelling, blurred vision, and many more.

Toy De Ann happens to be a Lupus warrior who has come up with her story. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and when she was only 9 years old she was diagnosed with Lupus erythematosus. Eventually this disease changed to mixed connective tissue disease or MCTD. Living with the complication of Lupus for so long had been a very difficult phase of her life. In search of cure she had been fighting this chronic battle for so long. In spite of her illness she has been raising her voice to spread awareness.

In lupus, for reasons that are still unknown, perhaps a combination of environmental, hormonal and genetic factors, the body makes antibodies that attack its own healthy tissue. Usually, it protects the individual from diseases.

She has written books about her health condition with the hope that she can be of some help to others facing similar complications. The fatigue of her failing health did not stand an obstruction to her strong will to find a sense of purpose. With adequate strength she has been looking forward to fight and win the battle. With her multiple complications she has been on the battle to find a healthy path of life. In her books she has shared that spirit. Her new book has inspired many. In this Lupus Awareness Month, it is the right time to honor her fight and her indomitable spirit.

About Toy De Ann
She is a Lupus survivor and an author who has shared her story with the readers through her new book. She has documented her struggles and fights to come back to the mainstream life there.

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Not All Direct PCR Reagents are Created Equal: Entopsis PCRopsis™ Outperforms the Competition

PCRopsis™ applies nanotechnology to direct PCR for superior performance

It’s becoming increasingly clear that our PCRopsis solutions stand-out from direct PCR solutions using outdated technology”

— Randy Rusz

MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, May 13, 2021 / — Entopsis PCRopsis™ Reagent RVD-RT deliveries superior direct PCR performance compared to traditional direct PCR products at room temperature, according to a recent report.

Direct PCR, where the user does not perform RNA or DNA extraction before PCR, holds great promise for the PCR molecular diagnostics industry. Such approaches save time and money while streamlining protocols and potentially reducing errors. However, many direct PCR technologies fail to compare favorably with traditional RNA and DNA extraction procedures. This has impeded the widespread adoption of direct PCR technologies in many clinical laboratories.

PCRopsis™ direct PCR reagents solve this problem in a unique fashion. It uses proprietary nanotechnology to bind PCR inhibitors found in test samples, lyse viruses and cells, and stabilize RNA / DNA in a fashion that’s compatible with PCR. This novel approach offers superior performance compared to traditional direct PCR technologies.

Entopsis officially launches PCRopsis™ Reagent RVD-RT, that mediates room temperature direct PCR from saliva, urine, and swab samples in transport mediums. Furthermore, the company highlights key technological performance differences with a comparison to a market leader, Promega XpressAmp™ Direct Amplification Reagent.

PCRopsis™ Reagent RVD-RT offers a fast, low cost, and robust alternative to traditional RNA and DNA extraction. In contrast to other direct PCR solutions, Reagent RVD-RT produces PCR results that are comparable to traditional nucleic acid extraction approaches from swab and saliva samples. Moreover, Reagent RVD-RT is compatible with all tested transport mediums.

“It’s becoming increasingly clear that our PCRopsis™ solutions stand-out from direct PCR solutions using outdated technology”, said Randy Rusz, VP of business development (USA) at Entopsis.

“I’m proud of my team’s ingenuity and keen technological insights in developing novel products that outperform established life sciences companies”, said Obdulio Piloto, Ph.D., CEO of Entopsis.

About Entopsis
Entopsis was founded in 2011. It has researched and developed a number of proprietary platforms in the areas of material science, nanotechnology, chemistry, and machine learning. The company utilizes this unique know-how to solve key scientific problems, particularly for medical diagnostics. Entopsis is predominantly focused in the areas of oncology and infectious diseases, and explores new areas lacking suitable solutions. To date, the company has launched three efforts: 1) OpsisDx™, a urine-based universal disease detection platform, 2) PCRopsis™, functionally superior direct PCR technologies for clinical applications, and 3) PlantOpsis™, direct PCR and other technologies to support the analysis of plants. For more information, please visit, and

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Pennsylvania Dental Association Installs Dr. Gary Davis as President

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) recently installed Dr. Gary Davis of Shippensburg, Cumberland County, as its 2021-2022, during its annual business meeting.

Dr. Davis has maintained a private practice in Shippensburg for the last 31 years and he is a dedicated leader for both his profession and his community. Prior to becoming PDA President, Dr. Davis served on the PDA Board of Trustees, and previously served as the association’s secretary in addition to leading efforts in key areas such as access to care. He has also served as President of the Cumberland Valley Dental Society and the Fifth District Dental Society. Nationally, Dr. Davis has served on numerous ADA councils, and is a Fellow of both the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in Biology from Albright College in Reading, Dr. Davis earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Georgetown University. He has been active in organized dentistry for nearly three decades.

Community and service organizations are very important to Dr. Davis and he enjoys helping those in need, both in his own community and abroad. He is the President, General Chair and one of the founders of MOM-n-PA Dental Missions, a charitable organization that has been treating the underserved population in Pennsylvania since 2013. MOM-n-PA, which has donated more than 5.2 million dollars of dental services, will host its eighth annual mission this fall after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its postponement in 2020. The 2021 dental mission will take place Sept. 24-25 at Temple University in Philadelphia.

He is a longtime member of the Rotary Club of Shippensburg, where he has served as President (three terms); he also is the Dental Director of Ecuadent, a dental mission foundation that treats poor children in Ecuador. Dr. Davis has coached basketball and volleyball in several local youth athletic leagues.

About the Pennsylvania Dental Association
Founded in 1868, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is comprised of approximately 5,100 member dentists. It is a constituency of the American Dental Association (ADA), the largest and oldest national dental society in the world. PDA’s mission is to improve the public health, promote the art and science of dentistry and represent the interests of its member dentists and their patients. PDA is the trusted voice of dentistry in Pennsylvania. For more information on PDA, visit our website at

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iDocsWeb Telemedicine Is Now Integrated With PointClickCare Electronic Health Record

iDocsWeb Telemedicine Specifically Developed for LTC/

The two platforms work seamlessly together and users are able to access both platforms using a single login”

— Dr. Anton Georgiev Chief Medical Officer

PLANO, TX, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — iDocsWeb, the developer and distributor of a proprietary telemedicine platform targeted specifically for Long Term Care, makes a vast improvement in remote treatment by partnering with the leader in LTC Electronic Health Records vendor, PointClickCare. This partnership creates a seamless integration between the two platforms allowing remote providers to access critical patient information during the video driven medical consultations. Prior to the integration, healthcare providers were faced with limited patient information often times resulting in limited treatment potential.

"This has been a long time in the making and we are very happy with the results. Our remote treatment abilities have greatly increased. Prior to the integration, doctors and other healthcare providers were unable to access the patient's chart (patient's electronic health record) unless he/she was on site at the facility. This greatly limited the treatment ability as this is critical information in the assessment process.

Now that the PCC / iDocsWeb integration is complete, users of the platform are reporting an increase in the amount of successful telemedicine consultations and a decrease in the amount of patients who must go to the hospital to receive treatment. The two platforms work seamlessly together and users are able to access both platforms using a single login," said Dr. Anton Georgiev, Chief Medical Officer of iDocsWeb.

As the penalties and costs associated with unneeded hospitalizations continue to increase, LTC facility operators and their healthcare providers must find new ways to increase their on-site treatment abilities. Often times there is no doctor in the facility. The iDocsWeb telemedicine platform addresses these challenges by connecting nurses within the facility to doctors who are often working remotely. Users of iDocsWeb often times report a significant decrease in the amount patients who must leave the facility to receive their medical treatment.

The company's Chief Technology Officer, Bharath Rayasam, added "We knew doctors needed access to the patient chart to treat more effectively but this was not possible prior to our complete integration with PointClickCare. We worked tirelessly with the PCC team to make this very important information available during the telemedicine consultation. We even took it a step further and included it in the iDocsWeb Provider mobile application, meaning doctors can now treat their patients for more conditions from anywhere using their smartphones. We knew doctors also needed it to be easy to use as well as efficient with their time. We were able to accomplish both."

About iDocsWeb: iDocsWeb is a telemedicine company founded in 2013 that specializes its services to residents in long-term and post-acute care facilities, throughout the United States The iDocsWeb cloud-based and HIPAA compliant Telemedicine solution provides consultation with a doctor within minutes. It is striving to bring comfort to patients without the agony of long, tedious and costly visits to the hospital emergency department, while avoiding the potential exposure to various healthcare associated infections. iDocsWeb offers a specifically tailored telemedicine platform that allows RN's, Nurse Practitioner and Board-Certified Physicians to consult with its client facilities 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For more information contact Al Forcella, Senior Vice President, at 727-492-4679, or, or

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The COVID-19 Vaccine: Whys, Why Nots, and Actions

Behavioral research company explores the reasons behind people’s decisions to get or not get the vaccine.

PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — InsightsNow, a behavioral research firm, checks in with their proprietary research communities of primary shoppers to help gain a deeper understanding of reasons behind people’s decisions to get or not get the vaccine as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues in the United States.

The main reason behind getting the vaccine or not is based on safety considerations.

For those who chose to get the vaccine, study participants are feeling safer visiting family and friends, working at their jobs, and being in public situations after vaccination. After vaccination:
-50% will be increasing plane travel.
-55% plan on visiting family and friends.
-42% will be eating indoors at a restaurant.
-39% will be returning to the gym.
-22% will resume grocery shopping in-store.

For those who chose not to get the vaccine, study participants feel the vaccine itself is not safe for them. Their thoughts include:
-76% cite concerns about the safety of the vaccine as their reason for avoidance.
-70% are worried about side effects of the vaccine.

For further information you can explore our infographic, and can also attend our webinar on May 20th.

This study was conducted with InsightsNow's research communities of Primary Category Shopper Advisors and Clean Label Enthusiasts™ to provide behavioral insights to motivators for receiving or not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Data from the survey was collected from 322 study participants in the United States addressing why they've decided to receive the vaccine or not and how their behaviors are affected by this.


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ComplianceOnline Hosts Seminar on The Latin America Regulatory Compliance Requirements for the Life Science Industry

Latin America – Understanding Regulatory Compliance Requirements Across the Life Science Industry (Focus: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)

Latin America Regulatory Compliance Requirements Across Life Science Industry (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina) Seminar has been added to ComplianceOnline's offering.

SAN JOSE, CA, UNITED STATES, May 13, 2021 / — ComplianceOnline, the world’s leading provider of training for regulated companies, announced the details of its upcoming one-day that will highlight the Latin America Regulatory Compliance Requirements Across the Life Science Industry for Brazil, Mexico, Argentina.

The Latin America Regulatory compliance requirement training/seminar will cover topics across the full Life-Cycle of Company & Product licensing in the key markets of Latin America. Written Regulations vs. Skilful Negotiation will be explained across every critical topic. The importance of local resources, Agency meetings and knowing how to navigate the regulatory landscape will accelerate country establishment and successful product licensing.

Why Should You Attend:

This course specifically focuses on the overall regulatory compliance requirements and procedures for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, IVDs, Biologics, Biosimilars, Orphan Drugs and Combination Products in Latin America. The primary countries covered will include: Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Other countries such as Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru and Venezuela will be discussed. The course will cover topics relating to full product life-cycle management, as well as, address the structure of the regulatory agencies in Latin America. Content will include descriptions of the methods by which regulators in the corresponding agencies process filings and registrations and what is expected in the authorization and dossier maintenance of licensed products.

The current regulatory climate in Latin America is discussed in detail and several examples will be provided to illustrate effective compliance procedures and techniques. Common issues that have caused difficulties for Life Sciences firms in the region are outlined. Course content will explain how Latin America interacts with and utilizes ICH standards and how they relate with other national regulatory agencies. Additionally, participants will learn how personnel can best address the conflicts, which arise and the best course for resolution.

Who Will Benefit:

This course will be beneficial to:
• Regulatory personnel whose responsibilities require knowledge of Latin America’s regulatory environment.
• Administrative staff responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory filings and overall regulatory compliance requirements will also find this training highly relevant.
• QA / QC Personnel
• Global Supply Chain personnel
• Clinical / Pharma & Device personnel
• Manufacturing personnel
• Global Business Development personnel
• Any sales or general management employee requiring an understanding of how regulations and compliance issues impact the organization will also benefit.

For more information or to register for this seminar, please click here.
Virtual Training Through WebEx
Date: June 1, 2021 (11:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT)

About the Speaker:
Robert J. Russell (Bob) is President / CEO of RJR Consulting, Inc. which specializes in helping clients navigate through Global Regulatory Compliance requirements for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biologics, Combination Products and Dietary Supplement / OTC products. Prior to founding the company 19 years ago, Bob had more than 27 years of experience in CMC, Global Business development and Regulatory Affairs for two Fortune 200 firms developing innovative Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices.

Bob has specific expertise helping companies expand into new regions globally and meet establishment and licensing requirements, clinical trial data expectations, marketing authorization / registration preparation, meet variations / amendment filing responsibilities and license renewal filings. He has practical experience counseling Pharmaceutical and Device manufacturers through GMP, GCP, GLP requirements, CE marking / ISO certifications, Drug / Device Master File preparation, mock pre-audits and issues management with Global Healthcare Authorities. Bob is a past member of the International GMP Working Group on Standards for Industry harmonization with several colleagues from Europe. He holds a B.S. And M.S. in Chemistry.


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