Upcoming Event: 2017 MED Week Conference

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is honored to celebrate Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in partnership with the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. at the 2017 NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange.

The 2017 National MED Week celebration, recognized at the NMSDC Conference, will feature several Powered by MBDA workshops and seminars that focus on federal programs and recognize the 35th Annual National MED Week Award Winners in Detroit, Michigan

Sunday, October 22, 2017 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2016–17 Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report released its 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings to help patients make more informed health care decisions on August 2, 2016. U.S. News compared nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

This year the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is No. 1 on the Honor Roll, which has been expanded to highlight 20 hospitals delivering exceptional treatment across multiple areas of care. The Cleveland Clinic is No. 2, followed by Massachusetts General Hospital at No. 3. U.S. News also recognized 504 Best Regional Hospitals in states and metro areas.

In the specialty rankings, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is No. 1 in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is No. 1 in cardiology heart surgery and the Hospital for Special Surgery is No. 1 in orthopedics. A total of 153 hospitals were nationally ranked in at least one specialty.

2016–17 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
2. Cleveland Clinic
3. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
4. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
5. UCLA Medical Center
6. New York-Presbyterian University
Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
7. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
8. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
9. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
10. NYU Langone Medical Center
11. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis
12. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh
13. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
14. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Stanford, Calif.
15. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
16. Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.
17. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
18. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor
19. Houston Methodist Hospital
20. University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora

The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, number of patients, infection, adequacy of nurse staffing and more. Methodology updates made for 2016-17 include:

U.S. News evaluated hospitals in four new areas: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery. Read more.

U.S. News made further adjustments to account for the socioeconomic mix of patients treated at hospitals. As a result, a hospital will not be negatively impacted if it sees large numbers of low-income patients. Read more.

U.S. News credited hospitals that voluntarily make key data public in cardiology & heart surgery. The change reduced the weight reputation has in the specialty. 

About AICC

The American International Chamber of Commerce (AICC) is a non-profit international business organization comprised of entrepreneurs, executives and leaders from across the globe whom are engaged in trade and industry within the International chamber of commerce region of the world. With offices in America, Asia, Europe, Africa and a growing presence throughout the world, we’d like to welcome you to our many exciting events happening across the globe. Many of our events are open to Non-members, we invite you to come preview what we are all about.
AICC mission is to promote the development of trade and investment opportunities between the United States and all the countries. Our Asia Pacific Committee is focus in China, Japan, Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Australia and other Asia Pacific countries.The AICC has more the corporate and individual members, and represents international companies doing business in the United States. Our current membership includes small, mid-sized and large manufacturing companies, service providers, nonprofit organizations and individuals. The development and activities of AICC are guided by its Board of Directors. Permanent committees are charged with the responsibility of planning programs, developing membership and new services, consequently providing for the continued growth of our organization and the improvement of its operations.

AICC joined the United Nations Global Compact network. The Global Compact network includes a number of important business associations representing leading companies from around the world. These associations are well known for their thought-leadership and private-sector expertise on critical issues related to sustainable development and corporate citizenship.

Objectives

  • To promote the development of trade, commerce, and investment between the United States and International.
  • To provide a forum in which international businesses in the United States can identify and discuss common interests regarding their commercial interests in the United States.
  • To work with organizations in the American on matters of mutual interest.
  • To maintain relations with the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and other Chambers of Commerce or commercial organizations elsewhere.
  • To do all other lawful things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the foregoing objectives.
  • Focuses on government-to-government outreach with corporate and academic support to expand trade and investment through provinces and municipalities of China . The investment by Chinese companies in the American will be facilitated by the AICC.
  • Seeks to increase understanding throughout the China’s markets and resources, to showcase as America ‘s most dynamic region, and to develop knowledge in China of investment opportunities in the United States and the export potential of America ‘s companies.

Activities

Membership Meetings – AICC invites all of our members, and interested guests, to attend membership event. The guest speakers will give an informational presentation on current topics of interest to the foreign business community in the United States.

Seminar & Luncheon Programs – AICC hosts day-long, half-day and luncheon presentations on a regular basis, featuring in depth coverage of current, relevant topics. These gatherings also offer members an opportunity to meet and talk with decision-makers in an open and informal atmosphere. The seminar programs are aimed at enhancing business and interpersonal skills for professionals at all levels.

Committee Meetings – Committees play an important role in the creative aspect of the Chamber, as committees identify relevant industry specific topics and design forums for further discussion and education.

Community Involvement – AICC is committed to making the community in which we all live and work, a better one. The Chamber supports charity events each year and encourages member companies to become involved in Chamber related and other community projects.

The American International Chamber of Commerce (AICC) is a fast growing business organization uniting over 9000 American and international companies operating in the country.

We are committed to participating in the international business community and forging new commercial relationships abroad.

Trademark

AICC goods and services got registered and approval by
the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director David Kappos on March 23 2009
Registration Number is: 3765637

AICC goods and services:

Chamber of commerce services, namely, promoting business and tourism between the United States and Asia; Consulting services in the field of marketing of educational training; Convention and visitors bureau services, namely, promoting tourism, business and conventions in the United States and Asia; Organizer of exhibitions and trade fairs for business and promotional purposes; Organizer of business conventions; Organizing, promoting and conducting exhibitions, tradeshows and events for business purposes; Public relations, advertising and marketing services for the tourism and convention industry, namely, organizing and hosting site inspections and familiarization tours for wholesalers, tour operators, travel agents, meeting and incentive travel planners and travel media.

AICC is a business associations number of the UN Global Compact network of associations are well known for thought-leadership and private-sector expertise on critical issues related to sustainable development and corporate citizenship.

UN Global Compact network Official website business associations list link at:
http://www.unglobalcompact.org

To learn more about getting involved and how support the goals and objective of the AICC organization through corporate partnerships or through membership benefits, Please visit our official website at: http://www.aiccus.org to learn more about our chamber.

Contact

American International Chamber of Commerce

355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2450
Los Angeles, California, 90071
United States
Email: usa@aiccus.org

Main Official Website: http://www.aiccus.org
Phone: 213-255-2066
(Recorded message with office hours, location, and fee schedule.)

Notice:
AICC has moved into new building from:
333 South Grand Avenue, 25Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

USA

New York:
Tel: 212-202-0766
Email: newyork@aiccus.org

San Francisco:
Tel: 415-226-1078
Email: sanfrancisco@aiccus.org

Washington. D.C:
Tel: 202-830-1686
Email: washingtondc@aiccus.org

Europe

UK
London:
Tel: + 44-20-8002 9891
Email: london@aiccus.org

Asia

China:
9 Jianguomenwai Ave.
Qijiayuan Diplomatic Residence 7-3-43
Beijing, 100600, China
Tel: + 8610- 8532-4980
Email: beijing@aiccus.org

Mail Address in China:
AICC Beijing Office
P. O. Box 155
Beijing, 100600 China

Africa

Antananarivo:
Monsieur Jose Ramaherison
Lot IVM 102 Villa Jose II
101
Madagascar
Tel: +261-330-38-8888
Email: mg@aiccus.org

Hours of Operation
The AICC is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are closed on the American holidays.

  • The AICC is open for group visit and membership interviews and personalized visits available. By appointment only.
  •  All the AICC interviewsor for membership only.