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New York and IBM Begin COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Pilot

By Steve LaFleche, General Manager, IBM Public and Federal Market
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For the last several months, the preeminent puzzle for humanity has been figuring out how to emerge from the pandemic and responsibly return to a new version of business-as-usual. Absent any single quick fix, people around the world have relied on ingenuity and innovation to light a path forward.

Abbott Announces Its Pandemic Defense Coalition: A Global Network of Expert Collaborators Designed to Help Prevent Future Pandemics, Currently Searching for COVID-19 Variants

Summary: 
  • The Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition is a first-of-its-kind global scientific network dedicated to the early detection of, and rapid response to, future pandemic threats
  • The coalition builds on Abbott's decades of leadership in virus surveillance and helps to analyze virus samples for unknown diseases and detect mutations and variants including for COVID-19
  • Abbott is bringing together global collaborators specializing in identification of unknown diseases, surveillance, virus sample collection, testing and sequencing
  • Abbott will rapidly develop tests that can be used to help identify, isolate and contain outbreaks when potential new virus threats are identified
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  • The Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition is a first-of-its-kind global scientific network dedicated to the early detection of, and rapid response to, future pandemic threats
  • The coalition builds on Abbott's decades of leadership in virus surveillance and helps to analyze virus samples for unknown diseases and detect mutations and variants including for COVID-19
  • Abbott is bringing together global collaborators specializing in identification of unknown diseases, surveillance, virus sample collection, testing and sequencing
  • Abbott will rapidly develop tests that can be used to help identify, isolate and contain outbreaks when potential new virus threats are identified

IBM Enters Second Phase of NIH Contract for Development of Verifiable Health Status Reporting and Contact Tracing

Selects WSSC Water to Pilot Innovative Technology to Enhance Employee Safety
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2021, /3BL Media/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been awarded the second phase of the Digital Health Solutions for COVID-19 contract by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue its work to develop and implement digital health solutions that are designed to help address the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to help reopen public places.

Use Your Skills, Find Something You Love, and Make an Impact

By streaming on Twitch, Norton’s Head of Gaming raises money for kids battling cancer
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By Robert Shaker (aka LordBlight) | Director, Product Strategy and Marketing, Norton Gaming

Alkermes Encourages You to Reach Out to Provide Support for Those Suffering From Alcohol Use Disorder

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JAMA reports that people are drinking more since the start of the pandemic. Take a moment today to reach out to a friend, family member, neighbor, or colleague who may be struggling with Alcohol Use Disorder. Your support could impact their recovery journey.

Alkermes VP of Marketing Shares What Inspires His Work

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We continue to recognize our passionate employees by spotlighting their “Why” for joining the Alkermes psychiatry team. Damon Harrell, VP of Marketing, shares why he’s inspired to make a difference for those living with serious mental illness. 

Abbott Introduces Neurosphere™ Virtual Clinic, First-of-Its-Kind Remote Neuromodulation Patient-Care Technology in the U.S.

Summary: 
  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

Press Release
  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

36th Annual Celebrity Ski Event Goes Virtual, Raising Critical Funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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FORT WORTH, Texas ― For 36 years, American Airlines has partnered with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to host Celebrity Ski Weekend. While this year’s event shifted from the slopes of Beaver Creek, Colorado, to a virtual setting, the importance of raising critical funds to support the foundation’s mission to find a cure for all people with cystic fibrosis (CF) remained unchanged.

Heart Disease, Health Equity the Focus of Scotts Black Employees Network Event

Blog

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death around the world. And while deaths from cardiovascular-related illnesses have declined over the last two decades, these gains were not equitably shared among people from the Black, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native or Hispanic/Latino communities.

Libresse Brings Awareness to Women's Pain

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This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Choose to Challenge.” This means confronting biases, inequalities and the status quo to continue moving all women’s rights forward. As we begin celebrating Women’s History Month, companies are starting out strong with activations that don’t shy away from these tough conversations.

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