Brain Balance of Visalia Earns Board Certified Cognitive Center Designation

Press Release – updated: Jan 16, 2020 14:50 EST

VISALIA, Calif., January 16, 2020 ( – Brain Balance Achievement Center in Visalia, California, has earned the designation of Board Certified Cognitive Center (BCCC), granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The center recently completed the IBCCES program, which requires that at least 80% of student-facing staff at each location complete a training and certification program that focuses on working with individuals with a variety of needs, such as anxiety, dyslexia, autism and ADHD.
“The training we received from IBCCES was the extra boost our center needed. It gave us deeper insight into the latest research into many areas of struggles children face every day. We will use IBCCES training for all new employees moving forward,” said center director Nathen Thompson.
Brain Balance was founded in 2007 and currently has more than 100 centers. Brain Balance employs a personalized and integrative approach through sensory engagement, physical development, academics and nutrition.
“Professional training is incredibly important in our industry, and IBCCES has standardized training and certification that is globally recognized,” said Dr. Rebecca Jackson, Vice President of Programs and Outcomes at Brain Balance Achievement Centers. “We worked closely with the IBCCES team to develop instruction that meets the needs of our more than 100 centers. This new training program will give our team an even greater understanding as they work with students who face challenges with attention and focus, anxiety, learning, socialization and more.”
For almost 20 years, IBCCES has been the industry leader in cognitive disorder training and certification for healthcare, education and corporate professionals around the globe.
“IBCCES’ Board Certified Cognitive Center program is a wonderful addition to the team’s existing knowledge, allowing them to continue to have a positive impact on the thousands of families they serve,” said Myron Pincomb, IBCCES Board Chairman.
About Brain Balance
Brain Balance Achievement Centers offer a personalized, drug-free program that provides answers to social, emotional, behavioral, and academic development. Brain Balance identifies the root causes of challenges and helps strengthen individual performance. Since 2007, this integrative program has changed the lives of tens of thousands of families. Visit to learn more.
Delivering The Global Standard For Training and Certification in The Field of Cognitive Disorders – IBCCES provides a series of certifications that empower professionals to be leaders in their field and improve the outcomes for the individuals they serve. These programs are recognized around the world as the leading benchmark for training and certification in the areas of autism and other cognitive disorders. As the only training and certification program endorsed by The Autism Society of America, one of the largest grassroots autism organizations in the world, IBCCES is committed to increasing the quality of life and services provided to individuals on the spectrum.
Meredith Tekin, President
Phone: 904.508.0135 / 904.434.1534
Brain Balance of Visalia
Name Nathen Thompson
Phone: (559) 623-9901
Source: IBCCES

ROOM8 Adds Silicon Valley Pioneer Ken Coleman to Board

Press Release – updated: Jan 16, 2020 07:00 PST

SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2020 ( – Today, ROOM8, a data company optimizing co-living through roommate matching and apartment search services, named Silicon Valley visionary and revered tech advisor Ken Coleman to its board.
Coleman is the chairman at EIS Group, a software provider serving the insurance industry. Coleman is a special advisor to Andreessen Horowitz, Carrick Capital Partners, CSAA Insurance Group, and Pinterest. In addition to EIS Group, Coleman is on the board of DHP, Saama Technologies, Prevedere, and Complia Health.
Coleman joins ROOM8 after having served as the chairman at ITM Software (founder) and previously, he was chief revenue officer with Silicon Graphics (SGI), vice president of product development at Activision and held various management positions at Hewlett-Packard. Coleman was named one of the most influential African Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area. As well as one of Black Enterprise’s top 25 Black executives in technology, Coleman continues to serve as a mentor to underrepresented minorities and women across the tech industry.
“We are thrilled to have Ken join our board. His knowledge of the technology industry, business best practices and commitment to diversity and inclusion will bring highly valuable expertise to the team,” said Jessica Chen, co-founder and CEO of ROOM8. “The housing community is at a crossroads, and our team is excited to help make positive changes for young people searching for the perfect home.”
Coleman joins ROOM8’s existing board members, who will advise ROOM8 on improving housing affordability while streamlining the rental experience for Millennial and Gen Z renters. With nearly 40 years of technology experience, Coleman will leverage his product development expertise to provide strategic guidance as ROOM8 expands its user base.
“By combining data and cutting-edge AI with a vast inventory of rental properties, ROOM8’s ability to match users with roommates and rentals is transforming the way we view co-living and housing affordability today,” said Coleman.
For more information about ROOM8, visit
About ROOM8
ROOM8 is a data-driven company with an AI heart, helping Millennial and Gen Z renters on their path to the perfect rental. We’ve put our signature roommate-matching technology to work, streamlining the rental experience and improving fair and equitable access to affordable financial tools. Matching with roommates and discovering the ideal home from our highly curated inventory of rentals has never been easier. Without hoops or hassles, ROOM8 has taken the stress out of finding your next home, letting renters start living better lives sooner. For more information about ROOM8, visit us at
Contact:Alexis Valerio​CMO &
Source: ROOM8, Inc.

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BCEN Releases Step-by-Step Guide for Supporting Emergency Nursing Board Certification

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The Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse Association Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Press Release – updated: Jan 16, 2020 06:00 EST

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 ( – The Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse Association, which represents over 90 percent of the health care clearinghouse industry, that supports over 750,000 provider organizations, maintains over 8,000 payer and 1,000-plus HIT vendor connections, and processes over four billion claims annually with a transaction value over $1.1 trillion, is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors. The slate of 2020 Board of Directors was ratified on Nov. 12, 2019. The newly elected and continuing officers and directors began their two‐year terms on Jan. 1, 2020, and include:
2020 Board Officers:
Board Chair ‐ Crystal Ewing, Director of Product, eSolutions Inc.​Vice Chair ‐ Pam Grosze, Vice President and Senior Product Manager, PNC BankTreasurer ‐ Kathy Sites, Manager, Principal, Transaction Mandates and Standards​​Secretary ‐ Deb McCachern, Program Manager in Regulatory and Standards Compliance, Change HealthcareImmediate Past Chair ‐ Sherry Wilson, EVP and Chief Compliance Officer, Jopari Solutions Inc.At Large Director ‐ Tina Greene, Regulatory and Industry Relations Director, Mitchell InternationalAt Large Director ‐ Jennifer Travis, Manager, EDI Data Compliance, The SSI Group
​The Cooperative Exchange members and Board are very pleased with the succession of Crystal Ewing, Director of Product, eSolutions Inc., as the new 2020 Chairman of the Board of Directors that includes a two‐year term. Ewing has served as the Vice Chair of the Board since Jan. 1, 2018, as well as the Chair of the Cooperative Exchange of Liaison Committee from 2015 to 2020.
Ewing stated, “I am excited and honored to assume the Chairman position of the Cooperative Exchange. I am looking forward to continue working with the Board and membership to building on the momentum from the prior leadership as we further our mission to promote and advance electronic data exchange for the healthcare industry by improving efficiency, advocacy, and education to industry stakeholders and government entities.”
About the Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse Association
​The Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse Association represents over 90 percent of the health care clearinghouse industry, supports over 750,000 provider organizations, maintains over 8,000 payer and 1,000-plus HIT vendor connections, and processes over four billion claims annually with a transaction value over $1.1 trillion.
Cooperative Exchange Member Organizations Include:
Allscripts® Payerpath, Availity, AXIOM Systems, Inc., Change Healthcare, Cerner Health Services, Inc., ClaimMD, eSolutions, eProvider Solutions, Etactics, Experian Health, Greenway Health, Jopari Solutions, Inc., Mitchell International, NextGen Healthcare, Office Ally, OptumInsight, PNC Bank, Practice Insight, Smart Data Solutions, The SSI Group, Inc., TransUnion Healthcare, Trizetto Provider Solutions, A Cognizant Company, Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) and Waystar.
For more information, visit
Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse AssociationMedia Contact: ​Lisa Beard, Executive Director(205) 585‐4000 –
Source: Cooperative Exchange