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ProctorU and Yardstick Assessment Strategies Merge to Form Meazure Learning, Establishing World’s Most Secure Testing Network and Platform

Birmingham, AL and Ottawa, ON – ProctorU, the world’s largest online exam security and identity management company, and Yardstick Assessment Strategies, leaders in psychometrics and computer-based exam administration for professional … Learn More



ExamSoft and ProctorU Embark on New Partnership to Deliver Industry’s First Offline Version of Online Proctoring into Secure Assessments

EdTech leaders join forces to increase assessment integrity for educational institutions across the globe Birmingham, AL – ExamSoft, a secure testing and assessment platform company based in Dallas, Texas, that … Learn More



SAES Partners with ProctorU to Protect the Integrity and Credibility of Augmented Engineers and Scientists

Birmingham, AL – ProctorU and the Society of Augmented Engineers and Scientists (SAES) announced today their partnership to deliver a revolutionary new human augmentation certification program. SAES was established in … Learn More



ProctorU and SmarterServices Partner to Offer Flexible Proctoring Solutions

Birmingham, AL – ProctorU, the world’s largest provider of online proctoring and identity management services, is partnering with SmarterServices, a full-spectrum assessment services company. The ProctorU integration with SmarterServices’ SmarterProctoring … Learn More



ProctorU Raises the Bar for Academic Integrity in Online Proctoring

Birmingham, AL – ProctorU, the world’s largest online proctoring and identity management company, announced today the release of Live+, the latest version of its live online proctoring solution. ProctorU Live+ … Learn More



Stryker Acquires Hygia Health Services

Birmingham, AL — Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions division announced today the completion of its acquisition of Hygia Health Services. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., Hygia focuses exclusively on reprocessing patient care single-use … Learn More



College Placement and Prep Exams to Get More Secure Online Proctoring

Birmingham, AL – McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, and ProctorU, an online proctoring company, today announced the launch of a new partnership that will enable higher education institutions to … Learn More



Excelsior College Taps ProctorU for CourXam Exams

Birmingham, AL – Students taking courses through Excelsior College’s CourXam platform can now take exams from anywhere using a computer, webcam and internet connection, thanks to a partnership between the … Learn More



Tips and Tricks for Online Students’ Success

Birmingham, AL – College is hard. From the time management, all night study sessions, volume of material and level of difficulty of the information that students must learn, the challenges … Learn More



Five Reasons Online Learning Enrollment Rates are Rising

Birmingham, AL – Enrollment rates in online education classes are still climbing, despite the fact that overall higher education enrollment rates are declining. The Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment … Learn More



ProctorU Has a New Look

Birmingham, AL – Education is changing, and ProctorU is leading that change. We have updated our look to something simple and sleek, yet powerful. We wanted our look to better … Learn More



The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education is Here

Birmingham, AL – The Times Higher Education is warning that the extreme potential economic and social benefits of Artificial Intelligence, or AI, may be squandered if colleges do not prepare … Learn More



University of Iowa Investigating Cheating Among Online Students

IOWA CITY, IA – Safeguards in place to prevent cheating among University of Iowa online students recently detected “potential irregularities” during an exam, prompting the institution to launch an academic misconduct … Learn More



ProctorU Forms Two New Partnerships Amid Huge Expansion

Hoover, AL – ProctorU, a Hoover-based online exam proctoring service, has significantly expanded its operations by establishing an international partnership network that will add 100 employees in the U.S. and … Learn More



National Commerce Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings

Birmingham, AL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – National Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ: NCOM) (the “Company” or “NCC”) today reported third quarter 2015 net income to common shareholders of $2.5 million, compared with $1.5 … Learn More



National Commerce Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings

Birmingham, AL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – National Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ:NCOM) (the “Company”) today reported second quarter 2015 net income to common shareholders of $2.3 million, compared with $1.1 million for the second … Learn More



Ucard Helps Colleges Combat Fraud, Ensure Academic Integrity

Birmingham, AL – As the popularity of online education grows, schools need ways to maintain academic quality and standards as they extend teaching and learning beyond traditional campus walls. Since … Learn More



National Commerce Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings

Birmingham, AL – National Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ: NCOM) (the “Company”) today reported first quarter 2015 net income to common shareholders of $1.9 million, compared with $1.0 million for the first … Learn More



ProctorU joins Apple, Microsoft to Solidify Stance on Student Privacy

Birmingham, AL – Birmingham’s ProctorU has joined some of the nation’s largest school service providers including Apple, Microsoft and Google by signing a student privacy pledge that creates more accountability … Learn More



National Commerce Corporation Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering of Common Stock – Stock Prices at $19.50 Per Share

Birmingham, AL – National Commerce Corporation (“NCC”), the parent company of National Bank of Commerce, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 1,700,000 shares of its common stock, … Learn More



ProctorU Hits Milestone of 1M Proctored Exams

Birmingham, AL – When Zymezia Rivers came in to work at the proctor center in Hoover, Alabama on Oct. 13, she became part of a ProctorU milestone. That day, Rivers … Learn More



Sterilized Pneumatic Tourniquets Added to HYGIA Health Services’ Patient Room Management Program

Birmingham, AL – HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical 6749-pneumatic-tourniquet-072Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, now offers sterilized pneumatic tourniquets in their Extreme Quality. Adding tourniquets … Learn More



ProctorU Named 4th Fastest Growing Education Company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine

Birmingham, AL – ProctorU, an online test proctoring company that was founded in Hoover in 2008, has been named to the 2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies … Learn More



Which Birmingham Banks are Lending the Most?

Birmingham, AL – For years, businesses have been citing a lack of lending from banks as an obstacle to growth. As I noted yesterday, however, Birmingham banks are clearly lending … Learn More



United Group Banking Company of Florida, Inc. Enters into Definitive Agreement to Join National Commerce Corporation

Birmingham, AL  – National Commerce Corporation (“NCC”), the parent company of National Bank of Commerce, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, and United Group Banking Company of Florida, Inc. (“United”), headquartered in Orlando, … Learn More



HYGIA Health Services Successfully Completes Recent FDA Audit with Zero Citations for Essential Clinical Commodity Patient Room Reprocessing

Birmingham, AL – HYGIA Health Services, the premier service provider of patient room Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs), is pleased to announce it has successfully completed a periodic three day FDA … Learn More



National Bank of Commerce Expands into Florida with New Vero Beach Office

Birmingham, AL – National Bank of Commerce (NBC) announced today the opening of a new loan production office in Vero Beach, Florida. With the new office, the bank expands its … Learn More



HYGIA Adds Bed Alarms to Hospital and Health Systems’ Green Initiatives

Birmingham, AL – HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, has added bed alarms to their catalog of single use, … Learn More



HYGIA Adds Stethoscopes to Patient Room Essential Clinical Commodity Management Program

Birmingham, AL –  HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, has added stethoscopes to their catalog. HYGIA is the leading ECC … Learn More



MEDSEEK, BrightWhistle Partner to Provide Targeted Social Patient Acquisition Solutions

Birmingham, AL – MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s only enterprise strategic patient engagement and management solutions, today announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with BrightWhistle, the Atlanta, … Learn More



MEDSEEK Acquired by Silver Lake Sumeru and Essex Woodlands

BIRMINGHAM, AL – MEDSEEK, a leading provider of online strategic patient engagement and analytics solutions for healthcare organizations, announced today that Silver Lake Sumeru, Essex Woodlands and MEDSEEK management have signed … Learn More



2012 eHealth Excellence Awards Announced at MEDSEEK Client Congress

Birmingham, AL – MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s only enterprise strategic patient engagement and management solutions, today announced the winners of the eHealth Excellence Awards during the 2012 eHealth … Learn More



MEDSEEK’S ePatient Engagement Helps Hospitals Find Patients, Raise Revenues, Manage Health

Birmingham, AL – MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s only enterprise strategic patient engagement and management solutions, today unveiled its predictive analytics-based ePatient Engagement Propensity Index report that helps hospitals … Learn More



MEDSEEK Management Reports Record Growth and Expansion

Birmingham, AL —MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s only enterprise strategic patient engagement and management solutions, today announced 2011 was the best year in the company’s 15-year history. The demand … Learn More



Scripps Health Selects MEDSEEK For Enterprise Digital Health Solution

Birmingham, AL — MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s only enterprise strategic patient engagement and management solution, today announced an agreement with Scripps Health to deliver an enterprise digital health … Learn More