Oklahoma Tech & Science

IHG's avid™ hotels accelerates roll-out with first groundbreaking in Oklahoma City

06 12 2017

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Strategies in Light Announces Lutron Electronics, Tridonic and Illumra as Anchor Sponsors of New IoT Pavilion at 2018 Event

06 12 2017

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Strategies in Light, co-located with The LED Show and Lightspace California, announced today that Lutron Electronics, Tridonic and Illumra will be anchor sponsors of the new IoT (Internet of Things) Pavilion to be launched at the 2018 event. The interactive pavilion is designed to provide key insights into the rapidly evolving future of smart building solutions and will be open during the exhibition hours of the event, scheduled to take place February 13-15, 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. "With IoT transforming the future of lighting, we are excited to launch this dedicated area of the show floor to highlight emerging technologies, share new insights and facilitate lucrative networking opportunities," said Mr. Maury Wright, Editor-in-Chief, LEDs magazine. "With such vast potential in this market, providing a platform for companies to connect and share information is crucial. As leaders in the IoT space, Lutron Electronics,...

Bob Stoops to Announce the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Winner

06 12 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY--As three of college football’s top defensive backs prepare to learn Thursday evening who among them will take home the coveted Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, it was announced today by the sponsor of the award, Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), that former University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops will present the honor. Once a defensive back standout himself at the University of Iowa, Stoops will appear as part of The Home Depot College Football Awards show, scheduled to air live on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 7, from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. "We are proud to be the headline sponsor of the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, and are grateful Bob Stoops agreed to present this year’s award," said Paycom's founder and CEO, Chad Richison. "Stoops developed a reputation as a defensive genius, and the way he's managed himself and his teams aligns with the core values shared by Paycom and the Jim Thorpe Association. Bob knows the talent...

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Wasatch-Labs-Formulation Launches NEW Formulation NSF SPORT Standards for Innovation (www.Wasatch-Labs.com)

06 12 2017

Oklahoma City, OK -- 12/06/2017 -- Wasatch Product Development is focused on providing the most responsive and flexible service in the industry and has a diverse clientele ranging from leading global companies to virtual and emerging entities. With unmatched technical expertise, innovative equipment and regulatory knowledge, Wasatch maintains a demonstrated record with the FDA as well as with its customers; many of whom have outsourced with the company for over ten years. The Wasatch Product Development's lab is compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) along with being registered and certified by the ATF, and FDA. Wasatch has been developing and manufacturing several unique products for many of the World's most successful consumer product companies since 1998.Contact COO Adam Green Today!c: 801-809-7766e: [email protected] Get a Quote Now! http://wasatchcontractmanufacturing.com/contact-us/Mission StatementTo proactively serve our business community...

Carvana Launches its Second Arizona Market with Free, As-Soon-As-Next-Day Delivery to Tucson

06 12 2017

TUCSON, Ariz.--Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading eCommerce platform for buying used cars, today announced its expansion into Tucson, the company’s second market in Arizona. Area residents can shop more than 8,000 vehicles, finance, purchase and even trade in an old car in as little as 10 minutes from the comfort of home or on the go from their mobile device – all with free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery. Carvana's transparent, no surprises approach puts customers in control of the car buying process. With nearly 12,000 online customer reviews and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, Carvana is completely focused on giving customers an exceptional experience, time back in their days and money back in their wallets. In 2016, customers who purchased a car through Carvana saved an average of $1,430 versus the Kelley Blue Book® Suggested Retail Value. All Carvana cars have passed a rigorous 150-point inspection, have never been in a reported accident, nor have frame damage....

GlobalHealth Offers Zero Dollar Primary Care Physician Visits and Strong Benefits to its Members by Investing in Innovation

06 12 2017

David Thompson - SVP & Chief Operating Officer at GlobalHealth, Inc We continue to make enhancements to our medical management programs with the help of VitreosHealth. By leveraging their predictive technology, we are currently experiencing an 8% reduction in emergent admissions for our Medicare Advantage population DALLAS December 06, 2017 GlobalHealth, an industry-leading health maintenance organization in Oklahoma and longstanding VitreosHealth client, is investing heavily in their predictive analytics driven medical management programs. GlobalHealth is changing health insurance in all 77 counties of Oklahoma. GlobalHealth’s care managers work proactively with each member to design a personalized care plan to address their specific needs and ensure the best possible health outcomes. The organization utilizes cutting edge, predictive data analytics technology to deliver improved healthcare as part of its commitment to making health insurance more affordable. Its membership...

Terminix Names Bed Bugs the 2017 Pest of the Year as Part of Its Inaugural Entomologists’ Almanac

06 12 2017

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BRONCHOS CHOOSE HELLAS MATRIX TURF FOR WENDELL SIMMONS FIELD

06 12 2017

EDMUND, OK – 6 Dec, 2017 – Each year as baseball season begins at the University of Central Oklahoma, so begins the scheduling nightmare. The constant battle with field conditions and the repeated scheduling and rescheduling of baseball games and cancellations of practice due to weather and field conditions will soon be a distant memory. The University has decided to switch Wendell Simmons Field from natural grass at to Matrix® Turf with Helix Technology by Hellas Construction.  The Bronchos baseball team had a great season this year, missing the opportunity to play in the World Series by only one game. UCO Bronchos Head Coach John Martin said, “We play 20-25 games each season on our home field and miss an average of 15 days of practice and games each season because of the field conditions.” The team has traveled throughout the Midwest, playing a variety of surfaces, including various types of synthetic turf. “We were one of the few that didn’t have artificial turf. The...

Student Experiments SOAR on NASA's WB-57 High-Altitude Aircraft

06 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2017 -- More than 130 students from seven schools worked with NASA engineers to design experiments to fly high-altitude Student Opportunities in Airborne Research (SOAR) missions last week that also collected data for atmospheric research.The project started in July and culminated with a weeklong visit to Johnson Space Center's operations facility at Ellington Airport, where the experiments underwent rigorous testing and reviews before being flown on NASA's WB-57 aircraft at altitudes up to 60,000 feet. More than 50 students traveled to Houston to work side-by-side with aircraft specialists. During the week, experiments flew up to three times on the high-altitude aircraft over the southern Texas and Louisiana coast."SOAR is a great example of how we use NASA-unique assets to engage STEM students directly with the work of our Agency Missions," said Robert Musgrove, director of Education at NASA Johnson Space Center.Each team had the opportunity to propose its own...

Recent Multicenter JCM Publication Shows ESwab's Versatility and Effectiveness in Detecting MRSA from Nasal Swabs on Cepheid's Xpert MRSA Next Generation Assay

06 12 2017

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 -- Recent multicenter study by Dr. Carey-Ann D. Burnham et al adds another application to the growing number of uses and endorsements for COPAN's widely popular ESwab™. ESwab™ comprises of 1ml of liquid Amies and a flocked swab that completely elutes the sample into the preservation medium. Its versatility and universal appeal simplifies sample collection by minimizing the plethora of specimen collection swabs that need to be stocked by medical centers and clinics in favor of a single multipurpose bacteriology swab. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most commonly identified antibiotic-resistant pathogens. Approximately 80,000 severe MRSA infections occur annually in the US and result in more than 11,000 attributable deaths. MRSA surgical site and central line-associated bloodstream infections are estimated to cost $42,300 and $58,600 respectively and are associated with 23 and 15 days of inpatient hospitalization. Active...

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