Passion to Succeed – Ernst & Young celebrates 18 entrepreneurs for their innovation and business excellence

Tuesday, May 5, 2010
Pittsburgh TEQ
® By Bill Kirchner, Contributing Writer

It’s that time of year again and TEQ is ecstatic to provide coverage of the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. This year’s program highlights 18 of the most successful entrepreneurs from Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Upstate New York.

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Bioterrorism, pandemics spur security devices’ development

Sunday, February 28, 2010
Nearly a decade after it kicked into high gear with the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the race to develop reliable ways to detect and identify biological and chemical threats is bearing fruit for Pittsburgh entrepreneurs. Read more

HMS helps health departments meet PHER funding criteria

Pittsburgh, PA, October 7, 2009 — Health Monitoring Systems helps health departments meet the CDC’s Public Health Emergency Response (PHER) funding criteria through use of its EpiCenter system.

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KDKA-TV Sunday Business Page

Pittsburgh, PA, June 7, 2009 — Health Monitoring Systems’ CEO Kevin Hutchison discusses H1N1 with KDKA-CBS’ John Delano and John Manzetti CEO of the Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse. Read more

Atlantic County Uses EpiCenter™ to Closely Monitor H1N1

Atlantic County, NJ, May 5, 2009 — The Atlantic County Division of Public Health is using Health Monitoring Systems’ EpiCenter™ software service to closely monitor the H1N1 virus.  The local NBC affiliate reports on the county’s surveillance efforts.

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Company Using Community Health Surveillance Platform to Track H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

Pittsburgh, PA, May 4, 2009 — Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) is a Pittsburgh-based company pioneering a new field in the healthcare information technology arena: Community Health Surveillance. HMS is currently supporting state and local public health departments as they work to monitor the H1NI Flu (Swine Flu). HMS has been working continuously to help track and characterize the outbreak of H1N1 since the first cases in the United States were reported in April 2009.

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HMS Extends EpiCenter™ Surveillance Coverage to 2.5 Million Nevadans

Pittsburgh, PA,  August 22, 2008 — Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) announced an agreement with the Nevada State Health Division that will extend the coverage of the EpiCenter surveillance service to include the 2.5 million citizens of Nevada. The adoption of EpiCenter by Nevada brings the population covered by the service across the United States to 23 million.

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HMS Appoints Karen Dockrell as Vice President of Sales

Pittsburgh, PA, July 24, 2008 — Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) said today that Karen S. Dockrell has been appointed vice president, sales.

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E. Coli Outbreak in New Jersey?

North Bergen, NJ, May 22, 2008 ‐‐ Over the course of two hours on a recent Friday, 20 people arrived, one by one, for emergency care at the Palisades Medical Center here. Each separately complained of various gastrointestinal symptoms, including nausea and diarrhea. A coincidence? Or the harbinger of a brewing epidemic, potentially threatening a larger swath of the Garden State?

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HMS Launches EpiCenter Surveillance System

Pittsburgh, PA, April 15, 2008 — Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) said today that it has released EpiCenter™ 2.0, an online system featuring robust new data and analytical tools that empower epidemiologists and others in public health agencies to operate more effectively and dramatically improve health surveillance programs in their communities.

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