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OneShield Dragon(r) and ImageRight Announce Availability of Integration
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OneShield, Inc., the developer of OneShield Dragon(r), an innovatively modern, rules- and tools-based, data-driven policy management suite for the property and casualty insurance market, announced today the availability of out-of-the box integration with the insurance industry's leading content management and workflow system, ImageRight. This alliance will have an immediate positive impact for mutual clients in terms of driving insurance automation.
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ImageRight and INSTEC Announce Strategic Partnership
CONYERS, Ga. and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ImageRight, provider of the insurance industry's leading content management and workflow system, and INSTEC, a leading provider of comprehensive "best-of-breed" commercial lines rating and policy issuance software, are pleased to announce the companies have formed a strategic partnership to provide better integrated services to new insurance customers as well as existing ImageRight and INSTEC clients.
PACO Oil & Gas Inc.
PACO Oil & Gas Inc. Announces Company Name Change
SHERMAN, Texas, Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PACO Oil & Gas Inc.'s (Other OTC:POGC) (Frankfurt:4IP) board of directors has confirmed that the company will change its name to PACO Integrated Energy Incorporated. The name change is reflective of the company's recent acquisition of WW Oil & Gas Inc. and its intention to become more diversified in areas such as alternative energy resources. Existing PACO Oil & Gas Inc. share certificates will be automatically recognized under the new company name and cusip number. Shareholders are not required to surrender their certificates.
Bioheart Files for Reimbursement Approval in Switzerland for MyoCell(r) Myogenic Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Failure
SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bioheart, Inc. (Nasdaq:BHRT) announced today it has filed with appropriate agencies in Switzerland for reimbursement approval for its MyoCell(r) myogenic cell therapy for heart failure. Bioheart has approval to treat patients with MyoCell cell therapy at the Kantonsspital Luzern (Hospital in Luzern, Switzerland) with Prof. Paul Erne as the principal investigator. This patented composition and method has been studied in clinical trials involving more than 350 patients to date at over 100 centers worldwide since the year 2000. Data from one of these trials conducted by Bioheart indicates that about 84 percent of the myogenic stem cell treated patients improve in quality of life and exercise capacity. In comparison, in trials involving control patients, only 31 percent of patients on heart failure drugs improved.
Diana Shipping Inc.
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Clio
ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, to charter one of its Panamax dry bulk carriers, the m/v Clio, at a gross rate of US$11,000 per day for a period of minimum ten (10) to a maximum thirteen (13) months, starting on February 26, 2009.
Wildwood Management Corporation
Wildwood Management Corporation to Invest in Gold Mining Operation in Columbia
FARMINGTON, N.M., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wildwood Management Corporation (Pink Sheets:WILDJ) (Frankfurt:4IO) has initiated its due diligence process to evaluate a gold mining operation opportunity in Columbia. Wildwood Management will proceed with its evaluations to determine the mines potential for development and production.