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Tech startup InpharmD signs contract with WellStar Health System
Excerpt: InpharmD, a tech startup based in Atlanta, announced on July 31 that it has contracted with Marietta-based WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, for three years to assist physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in making efficient clinical decisions. Read more from the Marietta Daily Journal.
Public relations & marketing: This story was one of the results of a public relations campaign to spread awareness of a new healthcare app developed in Atlanta for physicians. ClearWing supported InpharmD with public relations support to announce its first contract, which happened to be with the largest health system in Georgia. The story garnered attention in print and broadcast news.
A personal touch for tech
Jay Worthy and Chris Mills admit what they sell isn’t exciting to most people. But they’re all energy and passion when it comes to helping businesses achieve their goals. Their clients include pet services companies, interior designers, and retail, but many of them are tech start-ups.
“I call a spade a spade; credit card processing isn’t the most exciting business,” Jay said. “But business owners should take time to think about all the services [they require.]…your telecom, your credit card processing, your marketing.”
According to Worthy, a lot of businesses, especially software developers who have a standby processor, don’t even realize the rates they’re paying are too high. But it’s becoming more important than ever, with the growing demand to accept payments online. Read more at Cobb InFocus magazine.
Unique partnership ‘breaks door open’ for babies at risk for SIDS
Excerpt: A unique partnership in Marietta is helping moms and babies who are traditionally underserved in the healthcare arena after birth. Breastfeed Atlanta’s new Northwest location teamed up with a group of nurse practitioners that cares for at-risk newborns after hospital discharge. The alliance is believed to be the only one of its kind in Georgia and is aimed at saving babies’ lives. Read more from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Public relations & marketing: This story was one of the results of a public relations campaign to spread awareness of a new breastfeeding clinic in Marietta, which expanded from Atlanta. ClearWing supported Breastfeed Atlanta with public relations support including a ribbon-cutting and grand opening, marketing collateral creation, media relations and event photography. The story garnered attention in local print and broadcast news.
SYNCED TO SUCCEED: Marietta dancer to compete on NBC’s ‘World of Dance’ May 29
Excerpt: A professional street dancer from Marietta will be featured with his dance outfit on NBC’S “World of Dance,” which premieres its second season on Tuesday, May 29.
Andre Rucker is part of a supercharged dance act called Dragon House. If their reality-bending moves prove worthy, they could win $1 million.
“We are a mixture of hip hop and robotics,” said Rucker, who joined the group in 2011. “We’re known mostly for the way we fuse hip hop into animation.” Read more from the Marietta Daily Journal.
WEDDING WATCH: How to celebrate the royal nuptials in Cobb County
Excerpt: British ex-pats and anglophiles are jolly ready to celebrate the royal wedding on Saturday.
Viewing parties in east Cobb will give people the chance to come together to celebrate the historic union of Prince Harry and Rachel Meghan Markle in style.
The groom is the second son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, Princess of Wales. He will marry Markle, an American actress who co-starred on USA Network’s “Suits,” but renounced her acting career after the couple announced their engagement. Read more from the Marietta Daily Journal.
BAND TOGETHER: Pope, Walton band directors start & finish careers together
Excerpt: In a world that can be highly competitive, two local band directors formed an unlikely friendship and will retire together this year. “We’ve been at neighboring schools for over 30 years,” said Mike Back, director of Bands and Fine Arts department chair at Walton High School. Gary Gribble, director of Bands at Pope High School, added that they’ve been “next-door neighbors our entire careers.”
When asked if they actually live in the same neighborhood, Gribble laughed. “We didn’t take it to that extreme,” he said. Read more from the Marietta Daily Journal.
Normal kid, higher calling
Excerpt: Brody Rose set down his Playstation game controller to talk about his red carpet movie premiere. The seventh grader, who bills himself “a normal kid,” walked the red carpet with his mother on one arm and his sister on the other. While he plays a boy his age in the faith-based movie “I Can Only Imagine,” he had to use his imagination to step into the role. Read more from the Marietta Daily Journal.
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