Aaron Williams receives presidential appointment to UNICEF Executive Board
Aaron Williams, executive vice president of government relations and corporate communications at RTI International, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as U.S. Alternative Representative to the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Medicare ACOs continue to improve quality of care, generate shared savings
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to generate financial savings while improving the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries by fostering greater collaboration between doctors, hospitals, and health care providers.
Fracking for shale oil and gas spurs manufacturing renaissance, improves energy security in the U.S
"Shale Oil and Gas: The Promise and the Peril," a new book out today by RTI Press offers a comprehensive look at the rapidly changing field of oil and gas production brought on by the growth of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking".
Cleantech companies plan to hire within five years, need range of skills and expertise
Eighty-four percent of technology and energy companies in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina expect to hire in the next five years, adding between 1,500 and 1,300 employees, according to new report released by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster and RTI International.
Rural Medicare beneficiaries receive less follow-up care, study finds
Medicare patients in rural areas have lower rates of follow-up care after leaving the hospital—which may place them at higher risk of emergency department visits and repeat hospitalizations, according to a study by researchers at RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
RTI International to expand R&D efforts on CO2 capture
As part of an effort to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has awarded RTI International two new projects to develop and test transformational technologies for CO2 capture.