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Cecelia M. Raine was named president and chief strategist at Claims Recovery Financial Services, a claims processing services company based in Albion. Raine was senior vice president for strategy and business development for Florida-based Lender Processing Services, and she has more than 28 years of mortgage banking experience. Raine is the first person to hold the title of president at CRFS.

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Mount St. Mary’s Hospital was recently listed by U.S. News and World Report for successfully implementing a higher standard of care for stroke patients through the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get With the Guidelines – Stroke” quality improvement program. Mount St. Mary’s earned “Target Stroke Honor Roll” status. Get With the Guidelines is a hospital-based quality improvement program created to ensure hospitals provide consistent care for heart and stroke patients using the most up-to-date guidelines and recommendations.

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Life Technologies Corp., Grand Island, was awarded a $6,568 federal contract for sequence detection equipment maintenance and repair services from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Medical Center, Houston.

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Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $144,576 federal contract for the repair of electromechanical actuators from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Philadelphia.

Patents

Title: Labeling reagents and methods of their use

No.: 8,586,743

Inventors: Antoulinakis, Evan (Williamsville); Gee, Kyle (Springfield, Ore.); Rukavishnikov, Aleksey (Eugene, Ore.)

Assignee: Life Technologies Corp. (Carlsbad, Calif.)

Date issued: Nov. 19, 2013

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Title: Reducing corrosion in a turbomachine

No.: 8,585,977

Inventors: Seib, David C. (Olean); Odle, Robert R. (Elkton, Md.)

Assignee: Dresser-Rand Co. (Olean)

Date issued: Nov. 19, 2013