Atlanta, Georgia. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) today announced keynote speakers for the Third Annual STEM Education Awards which will be held on September 26th at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, GA .

Ted Wells, Chief Strategy Officer for STEMconnector

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Steris Corporation was warned by the FDA for several violations related to employee data manipulation and falsification.

The companys Libertyville, Ill., facility opened an investigation in July 2013 to look into instances where product was overdosed but later made to appear within specification.

However, the inspection fell short because it did not include a review of all potentially affected products, according to the May 22 warning letter posted recently online.

Steris also initiated local nonconformances for three instances of data manipulation at three separate facilities, but did not bump the issue to a corporate CAPA before the FDAs inspection, the letter says. This would have allowed the company to address the issue across all STERIS Isomedix gamma irradiation facilities…

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2014 Austin Fiduciary Summit – 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) Retirement Plan Sponsors Gather for the Executive Summit in the State Capital

Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014

Xponential Growth Solutions announced today that they will be hosting the Austin Fiduciary Summit. The summit focuses on empowering local HR, Finance and Business Professional plan sponsors with best practices and benchmarking tools to measure their retirement plan’s success.

“The ultimate objective of a companys retirement plan, should be that every employee will have the opportunity to retire comfortably one day. We get there through effective plan design, creating a retirement-centric culture that encourages life-long savings, and by avoiding the fiduciary pitfalls that can trip up well-intentioned sponsors,” emphasized Scott Hayes, President/CEO at ISC Group. Along with Hayes and Corby Hankins, the Austin Fiduciary Summit will feature a diverse group of speakers each discussing specialized aspects of fiduciary responsibility. Julliete Galegos, Attorney at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP and Raul Rios, Partner at Padgett Stratemann & Co. LLP will be leading off the discussion. They will be joined by Sanford “Sandy” Leeds ESQ., CFA, Distinguished Senior Lecturer at the Department of Finance at The University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School of Business and Brian H. Graff, Executive Director/CEO of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries.

Topics of Discussion Will Include:

-What Every Fiduciary Should Know For 2014 & 2015

-Washington D.C. Legislative & Tax Reform Update

-Local Expert Professional Panel

-Behavioral Finance How to Improve Employee Outcomes

-Roundtable Discussion Initiatives & Focus Save Your People Sandy Leeds

-Case Studies & Success Stories – Insights from Your Peers

The 2014 Austin Fiduciary Summit will be the 12th stop of the Retirement Plan Roadshow and will be held at the University of Texas Club on September 16, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM (Lunch will be served). The 2014 Austin Fiduciary Summit is approved for 3 CPE/CPA Credits and 3 HRCI/SPHR/PHR/GPHR General Credits. Seating is limited and local plan sponsors will receive priority registration. Additional details and registration information can be found by visiting:

About ISC Group Incorporated

Our mission is to help our clients achieve a happy and secure retirement by guiding them to save enough money, invested appropriately, over their working years. We achieve this mission through effective plan design, innovative educational programs, and by fostering a retirement-focused culture within our clients employer-sponsored retirement plans.

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Fertility Specialist Bryan R. Hecht, MD, Named Medical Director of Allegheny Health Networks Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014

Bryan R. Hecht, MD, a fertility specialist most recently at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, has been appointed Medical Director of Allegheny Health Networks Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, based at West Penn Hospital.

A board-certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Dr. Hecht also previously practiced at the Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center in Youngstown, OH and has 26 years of experience practicing and teaching reproductive medicine.

My philosophy of caring has always focused on the importance of a warm, supportive and friendly environment for patients struggling with infertility, with a goal of helping patients find the least expensive, fastest and safest way to produce a pregnancy, Dr. Hecht said. I am thrilled to join a program that shares those values and a commitment to excellence in womens health services.

Dr. Hecht is a graduate of Kent State University and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, where he also trained in obstetrics and gynecology and later served as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and most recently served as Clinical Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at the Case Western University School of Medicine.

He has been named one of the Best Doctors in America nine times from 1998 through 2014 and is the author of numerous book chapters, abstracts and publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hecht to Allegheny Health Network and our nationally ranked womens health programs, said Allan Klapper, MD, Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Hecht combines compassionate care with exceptional clinical skills to deliver outstanding care to women and couples struggling with infertility.

West Penn Hospital is an affiliate of the Jones Institute of Reproductive Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School, a national leader in scientific advances in infertility treatment worldwide. The first In-Vitro Fertilization baby in the United States was born at the Jones Institute in Norfolk. The Jones Institute also pioneered the use of gonadotropins to induce egg production, and many techniques such as embryo cryopreservation.

Infertility affects approximately 14 percent of American couples. Most importantly, 85 percent of those who seek treatment will conceive and deliver a healthy baby. The Jones Institute at West Penn Hospital provides the most advanced level of diagnosis and treatment for infertility through a multidisciplinary approach, with laboratory, psychological and genetics support.

Services offered by the Jones Institute at West Penn Hospital include in-vitro fertilization (IVF), ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination (IUI), embryo cryopreservation (freezing), assisted embryo hatching, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI),and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).

A comprehensive Donor Egg Program helps eligible women donate their eggs to other women anonymously, helping them realize their dreams of having a family

Allegheny Health Network is a regional and national leader in advanced obstetric and gynecologic care. West Penn Hospital, Forbes Hospital in Monroeville and Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie provide inpatient obstetric care, as well as neonatal intensive care for premature infants. In addition, state-of-the-art gynecologic care is provided for women of all ages at numerous locations around the region.

In 2013, West Penn Hospital received U.S. News highest honor for the quality of its womens health program, earning a top 50 national designation in gynecology. In addition, Beckers Hospital Review has named West Penn Hospital to its list of 100 Hospitals With Great Womens Health Programs, citing its outstanding services in obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive medicine and other womens health services.

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