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  • WCA's Hudson Valley Workforce Academy Offers Next Course to Upgrade Employee Skills

  • MAY 27, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Registration Open for 'Customer Satisfaction and Service Excellence,' Course Begins June 10

    The Westchester County Association announced that registration is open for Customer Satisfaction and Service Excellence, the second in a series of courses offered by the Hudson Valley Workforce Academy. The Academy was created by the WCA to ensure that Westchester employers have the best trained workforce possible and to address the critical need for skilled workers and help fill the 2,500+ jobs presently open in the healthcare, technology, and business sectors here. Customer Satisfaction will begin on Wednesday evening, June 10, at 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains in the Lobby Level Board Room, from 5 to 7 pm. Upon successful ”graduation,” participants will receive a certificate of completion.

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  • It's Personal: How Genomic Medicine is Customizing Healthcare

  • MAY 04, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Hear from International Expert Aris Baras of Regeneron at Health Tech '15

    Completed over a decade ago, the $3 billion Human Genome Project gave the world a complete map of the entire genetic makeup of a human being. The Project started researchers on the path to genomic medicine—which reaches beyond the study of single genes to understanding how a person’s thousands of genes interact with each other and the genetic environment. Knowledge of a person’s genomic profile can help doctors make decisions about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. With the cost of sequencing becoming affordable, individualized medicine may soon become routine. We asked Aris Baras, an international expert on the subject and a keynote speaker at Health Tech ’15, to tell us more about what genomic sequencing could mean for the future of healthcare.


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