News Archive
BLH Walks To Find Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
Friday, June 10, 2016
Despite the threat of inclement rainstorms on a recent Sunday morning, a team of BLH staff members gathered near the Washington Monument to participate in the JDRF (previously named the Juvenile...
Monday, March 14, 2016
BLH Technologies, Inc. (BLH), experienced a successful 2015 and looks forward to continuing to contribute essential services to the public health, public safety, and technology sectors on behalf of...
BLH Gives Back
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Benjamin L. Harris, President and CEO of BLH Technologies (BLH), believes that good values attract good people. Each year, BLH honors one team member who best exemplifies industriousness, initiative...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Rockville, MD—BLH Technologies, Inc. (BLH), is up to things. The company is ending a great year and is already looking forward to a stimulating, productive, and successful 2016. BLH is pleased to...
Dengue Fever Threatens Hawaii
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Dengue fever can sound like an obscure disease that one might contract deep in a tropical jungle, far from civilization. Indeed, this statement was once true, but the disease has become a worldwide...
World AIDS Day
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This year marks the 27th year of World AIDS Day, a day when people everywhere will be wearing red ribbons to increase awareness and to improve education about the disease. More than 1.2 million...
Diabetes, a killer around the world
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic, as people all over the globe are fighting battles with their blood sugar. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 387 million people live with...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Rockville, Maryland—During the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among all age groups, increasing to 18 percent among children ages 6 to 11. More than 23 million children and teenagers (31...
August Is National Immunization Awareness Month—Make Sure Your Kids Are Properly Vaccinated
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Rockville, Maryland—With summer coming to an end and the school year quickly approaching, it’s time to gather school supplies and to plan for afterschool activities. It’s also the perfect time to...
BLH Employee Appreciation Night: A (Near) Perfect Event
Monday, July 27, 2015
Rockville, Maryland— Aside from seeing the historic game, the dozens of BLH employees and family members in attendance were also lucky to avoid the thunderstorms that hit the Washington, D.C.,...
Physical or Mechanical Media?  Communication Mediums and Customization Are Key to Reaching Target Audiences - BLH Tech
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Rockville, Maryland—Federal agencies and other such organizations routinely communicate with various stakeholders and target audiences. Because there is often much diversity among the different...
World No Tobacco Day 2015: End Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Rockville, Maryland—The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners will mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on May 31, 2015. The annual event highlights the risks associated with tobacco use and...
Women Nationwide Encouraged to Make Health a Priority
Friday, May 8, 2015
Rockville, Maryland — Women nationwide will be encouraged to renew efforts to improve their health when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Women’s Health launches its...
BLH Recognizes World Immunization Week 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
Rockville, Maryland —Recognized as one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions, immunizations can help prevent between 2 and 3 million deaths every year. However, an estimated...
It’s Our Turn to Lead: BLH Engages in Earth Day 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Rockville, Maryland — BLH Technologies, Inc. will join an estimated 1 billion people in 192 countries across the globe in celebrating Earth Day 2015. Celebrated every April 22, Earth Day is the...
BLH Celebrates National Public Health Week
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Rockville, Maryland — As an award-winning government contracting firm focused on finding solutions for global public health issues, BLH Technologies, Inc. will join other organizations and...
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Rockville, Maryland — More than 50 percent of Americans ages 12 or older drink alcohol. Excessive use of alcohol, including underage drinking and binge drinking (defined as drinking five or more...
Recognizing the Importance of Minority Health
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Rockville, Maryland —Despite numerous efforts to help end health and health care disparities for racial and ethnic minorities, these groups continue to face inequities, according to the U.S....
Take Charge and Improve Your Health! American Diabetes Association Alert Day is March 24, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Rockville, Maryland — As one of 30 million people living with diabetes in the United States, President and CEO of BLH Technologies, Inc. Benjamin L. Harris, CGMA, CPA, CVA, knows the challenges...
Investing in a Bright Future: BLH Technologies upgrades its technology by revamping its data center.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
BLH Technologies, Inc., continues our tradition of making strong investments to better equip and help our employees, clients, and partners in reaching their goals. In particular, we use state-of-the-...
The Spirit of Giving
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
On December 2, 2014, the third annual “Giving Tuesday” saw record-breaking charitable donations, with more than 27,000 partners from 68 countries raising more than $45.68 million for charitable...
Friday, December 12, 2014
As 2014 comes to an end, BLH looks back and reflects on a busy and productive year. BLH staff members continued working on several exciting projects and initiatives and received contracts to work...
BLH Technologies President and CEO discusses the importance principles to be successful
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AND CEO   As the legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in...
BLH’s Chief Medical Officer Comments on Ebola
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
As the personal and economic tolls rise in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone due to Ebola, there is an increased need for the recruitment and placement of a myriad of experts in country.  These...
BLH staff members showed support at the company's October breakfast gathering by donning pink in honor of breast cancer patients and survivors everywhere.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
  BLH staff members showed support at the company's October breakfast gathering by donning pink in honor of breast cancer patients and survivors everywhere. Please join the BLH team in...
BLH Employee Appreciation Night: A Major League Summer Closer
Saturday, August 16, 2014
How do you celebrate a team of talented employees and a rare low-humidity summer weekend in Washington, D.C.? At BLH Technologies, Inc., the answer is with a company-sponsored outing to see the...
8 Great Resources for Talking to Kids about Drugs
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ― Sitting kids down to talk about illegal drug use isn’t high on any parent’s to-do list. It is important to have these conversations, however; research shows that kids are...
Celebrating National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ― Wednesday May 28th is the 21st annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. As one of the country’s largest health promotion events for older adults, this nationwide...
BLH Welcomes New Medical Advisor – Dr. Dallas Lea
Friday, May 16, 2014
Rockville, Maryland — For more than 20 years, Dr. Dallas A. Lea II has worked to advance medical science in the field of spinal cord injury and spasticity management. He is board certified in...
Aging Smarter with the National Institute on Aging
Friday, May 9, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ― The number of Americans 65 years and older is growing at an incredible rate, and is expected to reach 19 percent of the population by 2030.1 As the number of people in this...
NIH Raises Awareness of Celiac Disease
Friday, May 2, 2014
Celiac disease, an immune reaction to gluten, affects about one in 141 people in the United States.1  Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. This autoimmune disease interferes with...
Stopping Child Abuse in Your Community - BLH Technologies, Inc.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ―Sometimes the big problems affecting our communities and neighborhoods can seem too daunting to tackle. The truth is, there are things all people can do to help stop child abuse...
Debunking the Myths About Stroke
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Rockville, Maryland — Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States according to the American Stroke Association. Do you know the truth...
Celebrating National Public Health Week
Friday, April 4, 2014
Rockville, Maryland―National Public Health Week, organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA), is April 7–13. Each day has a designated focus that connects to this year’s theme, “Public...
Buzzword Breakdown: What Does “The Cloud” Actually Mean?
Monday, March 31, 2014
Rockville, Maryland — “The cloud” gets a lot of attention as a buzzword, but many don’t understand that the cloud is already an integral part of our lives and work. Many online data systems (like...
From the CEO: Living Smart with Diabetes By Ben L. Harris
Monday, March 24, 2014
By Ben L. Harris -- As someone living with diabetes, I know how tough the diagnosis can be on a person and their family. Yes, your lifestyle will have to change. But the good news is that these...
3 Tips for Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace
Friday, March 21, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ― Open enrollment in the Federal or State health insurance marketplace ends March 31. More than 4 million Americans have already signed up for insurance through the marketplace,...
6 Innovative Outreach Strategies To Promote States’ Healthcare Exchanges
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Rockville, Maryland ― Since October 2013, more than 3 million people have enrolled in private health insurance. With the ACA in full swing, many states have implemented innovative strategies to...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Rockville, Maryland — Did you know that heart disease causes one in every four deaths in the United States ? In fact, each year heart disease kills approximately 600,000 Americans, and is the #1...
BLH Technologies, Inc., Giving Back in 2013
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
BLH Technologies, Inc., is dedicated to investing in and supporting our community. BLH is especially vested in supporting and enhancing social, health, environmental, and veterans’ programs through...
Leveraging Social Media To Influence Positive Health Outcomes
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Recent Pew surveys have found that 67% of U.S. Internet users visit social networking sites and that 72% find health information online. Because of the public's vast online presence and participation...
4 Easy Ways to Support World AIDS Day
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Rockville, Maryland — Worlds AIDS Day is Sunday, December 1. This year’s  World AIDS Day theme, “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation,” reminds us...
Redefining Relationships With Key Stakeholders To Improve Innovation
Friday, November 1, 2013
Rockville, Maryland — In a world of rapidly shifting dynamics, business leaders must quickly and effectively redefine relationships with key stakeholders to achieve success. BLH Technologies, Inc.,...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Worlds AIDS Day is Sunday, December 1. This year’s  World AIDS Day theme, “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation,” reminds us that everyone can help end stigma...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Rockville, Maryland — As part of BLH Technologies, Inc.'s Wellness Initiative promoting healthy lifestyles, our employees participated in the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run on September...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Rockville, Maryland  — According to the Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey conducted by the American Institution of Certified Personal Accounts (AICPA), nearly three-fourths of...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– BLH Technologies, Inc. (BLH), maintains its competitive edge in a challenging economic environment by sustaining the growth of its robust client portfolio. In celebration...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– BLH Technologies, Inc. (BLH), along with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners around the world, will celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2013. Held every year on...
Monday, April 1, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– BLH President and CEO Benjamin L. Harris attended the National Small Business Association’s (NSBA) annual Washington Presentation in Washington, D.C., which was held March...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– In observance of the United Nations World Water Day (March 22), BLH Technologies, Inc., reinforces its commitment to the sustainable management of freshwater and other...
Friday, March 15, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– In data analysis, predictive modeling is now replacing the data silo as the preferred method of analysis. In the quickly changing world of global public health, the...
Friday, March 1, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– International public health partnerships enhance long-term goals and mutually benefit all partner organizations. These relationships open up new, exciting opportunities to...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– BLH proudly provides thought leadership in global public health research, communication services, and advanced technology solutions for Federal clients within the U.S....
Friday, February 1, 2013
Rockville, Maryland –– February is nationally recognized as American Heart Month for very important reasons. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Rockville, Maryland – As a veteran- and minority-owned company, BLH Technologies, Inc., appreciates diversity and is proud to employ a multitalented, ethnically and culturally diverse staff. Our...
Friday, December 28, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – The year 2012 has been another exciting year at BLH Technologies, Inc. The year brought staggering growth to the company, including new clients, partners, and staff members...
Monday, December 17, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., partners with Federal agencies, such as the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, and U.S. Air Force, to respond to...
Monday, December 3, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – Saturday, December 1, marked the worldwide observance of World AIDS Day. On this day each year, we honor those in the United States and around the world who are fighting...
Monday, November 26, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – Four percent of Montgomery County families (approximately 35,000 people) live below the poverty line, including about 2,100 children younger than age 18, according to 2010...
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and BLH Technologies, Inc., supports the fight against this fatal disease. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Rockville, Maryland, October 31, 2012 – BLH staff presented a coauthored paper at the 140th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Public Health Association (APHA), which was held October 27–...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – With diminishing conference and travel budgets, Federal agencies are looking for alternatives to traditional meetings and conferences. BLH Technologies, Inc., works closely...
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., understands the importance of partnerships and the innovation that can come from collaboration. In this time of reduced resources—including budget...
Monday, August 27, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., understands the need for Federal agencies to be open and transparent, and we recognize that they should follow certain procedures to ensure that...
Friday, August 3, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., President and CEO, Benjamin L. Harris, joins an elite group of Certified Public Accountants, with a certification in the Chartered Global Management...
Friday, July 27, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – For the first time in 22 years, the International AIDS Conference was held in the United States, in Washington, D.C., from July 22–27. Six BLH staff members attended this...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., is committed to being environmentally friendly and to offering sustainable business practices to ensure that ecological resources are available for...
Friday, June 22, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., is committed to the development and application of advanced technologies for our internal processes and for those of our clients—so much so that “...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – At BLH Technologies, Inc., our core capabilities include helping our clients reach their specific audiences. We achieve this goal by assisting them in outreach and the...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – Research and evaluation are critical components of any project. BLH Technologies, Inc., staff members are well versed in various research methods, and we conduct process...
Monday, June 4, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., is pleased to partner with the Montgomery County Family Justice Center (MCFJC), which is a comprehensive center for the victims of intimate partner...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – There are many ways to define technical assistance (TA). Our basic definition of TA involves the provision of advice, support, and training to help develop and operate...
Monday, May 14, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., supports many Federal agencies in reaching and transferring knowledge to the specific populations that they support. Each of our clients is...
Monday, April 30, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – The World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) is a triennial conference that attracts tobacco researchers, health professionals, and representatives from more than 100...
Monday, April 9, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., is committed to being a good corporate citizen and, as such, has set goals to make BLH an even more desirable employer, consultant, and neighbor....
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – Last May, BLH Technologies, Inc., launched its Wellness Program as an effort to encourage healthy behaviors both in the workplace and outside. The Wellness Committee has...
Friday, February 10, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., has joined the Healthy People 2020 Consortium and is proud to show our dedication to fulfilling the objectives of this important initiative. BLH’s...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., remains on the forefront of implementing innovative tools for project monitoring and evaluation. Our BLH team members are adept at creating...
Monday, January 23, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – As we embark on 2012, BLH Technologies, Inc., reflects on a successful year that brought new talent and new clients to the company. The year 2011 was a dynamic year for BLH...
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Rockville, Maryland – At the closing of every year, BLH Technologies, Inc., selects one employee from the entire company to receive its Teammate of the Year Award, which is presented at BLH’s...
Friday, December 16, 2011
Rockville, Maryland – BLH Technologies, Inc., is proud to announce its new, state-of-the-art, multiuse training room. With 900 square feet of space, the training room has the capacity to...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Rockville, Maryland — Forbes magazine has listed Montgomery County as one of the most prosperous counties in the United States; however, despite its prosperity and affluence, our community...
Friday, November 18, 2011
Rockville, Maryland – To enhance employee productivity, employee growth, and provide better services to its clients, BLH Technologies, Inc. is launching a continuing education and training...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Rockville, Maryland — BLH Technologies, Inc. received a certificate of appreciation from the Office of Child Care (OCC) commending its outstanding service on the OCC’s behalf through the...
Friday, August 5, 2011
Rockville, Maryland — From bucolic villages in Nanbu, China, to metropolitan cities like Tokyo, mobile phone usage is growing exponentially on a global level. Each year, thousands of landlines...
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Rockville, Maryland — As part of its goals to enhance employee morale, provide an outstanding organizational culture, and maintain and improve the health of its employees, BLH Technologies, Inc...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Rockville, Maryland — BLH Technologies, Inc., a rapidly growing communications and technology firm, was awarded two 2011 Apex Awards for Publication Excellence for Web sites developed and...
BLH Technologies®, Inc., provides award-winning public health, communications, safety solutions, and technology to Federal, commercial, and nonprofit clients through our four core services—data...