Tuesday - January 31, 2023
Trade Associations

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from national and international trade associations influencing the debate on federal policies.

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Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions: New Statement Shows PCI Without Surgery On Site Is As Safe As PCI With Surgery On Site
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Jan. 31 (TNStalk) -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions issued the following statement on Jan. 30, 2023:

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A new expert consensus statement from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) suggests that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) without surgery on site (no-SOS) is as safe as PCI at centers with on-site surgery across randomized controlled trials, observational studies, and international experiences. The statement, published today in the Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (JSCAI) ... Show Full Article

National Recreation & Park Association: Parks and Recreation Helps Communities Achieve Sustainability
ASHBURN, Virginia, Jan. 31 (TNSrpt) -- The National Recreation and Park Association issued the following news release:

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Sustainability in Parks and Recreation Report Now Available

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The nation's 10,000 park and recreation agencies have the potential to implement community-wide sustainability measures that improve the environment while promoting human and ecosystem health and cost savings. A new report by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) highlights the activities and programs park and recreation agencies provide to create more sustainable and resilient communities.

NRPA's ... Show Full Article

MHA Announces New Board Chair, Award Recipients At Its 86th Annual Meeting
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Jan. 31 (TNSper)(TNSawa) -- The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association issued the following news on Jan. 30, 2023:

Christine Schuster, R.N., the president & CEO of Emerson Health, was elected as chair of the MHA Board of Trustees at the association's annual meeting last Thursday. She succeeds Kevin Churchwell, M.D., the president & CEO of Boston Children's Hospital, and will serve a one-year term.

"It is a distinct honor to take on the position as MHA Board Chair at this pivotal time for the Massachusetts healthcare system," said Schuster. "The challenges facing ... Show Full Article

Diverse Coalition Calls on FDA to Outline Meaningful Reforms in Announcement on Foods Program
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (TNSres) -- The American Frozen Food Institute issued the following joint news release with seven organizations:

A diverse coalition of food policy stakeholders representing consumers, industry, and state and local regulators reiterated its call for significant structural reform of FDA's foods program ahead of the agency's anticipated January 31 announcement on how it intends to implement recommendations from a report by the Reagan-Udall Foundation.

The coalition commended the report when it was released in December of last year, noting that the expert panel accurately captured ... Show Full Article

Best Buy CEO Corie Barry To Chair RILA Board Of Directors
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (TNSper) -- The Retail Industry Leaders Association issued the following news release:

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced Best Buy Co., Inc. Chief Executive Officer Corie Barry will serve a two-year term as chair of the association's board of directors. In addition, six new leaders were elected to join the board during the group's semi-annual meeting held yesterday.

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New board members include:

* Michelle Peluso, Chief Customer Officer & Co-President of Retail, CVS Health

* Jeff Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Dollar General Corporation

* Ted ... Show Full Article

American Library Association: 'Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice' Wins 2023 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Jan. 31 (TNSawa) -- The American Library Association issued the following news release:

"Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice," written by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile, has been named the 2023 winner of the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award--the first national award that honors the best nonfiction books for teens. The book is published by Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W. W. Norton &Company. The award was announced today by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American ... Show Full Article

American Library Association: 'The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen' Wins 2023 William C. Morris Award
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Jan. 31 (TNSawa) -- The American Library Association issued the following news release:

"The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen," written by Isaac Blum, has been named the 2023 winner of the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, which honors a book published by a first-time author. The book is published by Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House. The award was announced today by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), during the ALA's LibLearnX: The Library Learning ... Show Full Article