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Safety Month: Be COVID-19 Safe

Ensuring our workspaces continue to be resilient against the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing responsive Health & Safety practices and resources
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Join Tetra Tech in ensuring we all can continue to be resilient against the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing responsive Health & Safety (H&S) practices and resources.

United and Abbott Partner to Make Return to U.S. "Worry Free" For International Travelers With Home-testing Kits

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

Entering the 'Golden Age' of Technology

Co-led by Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha, a B20 task force begins global healthcare policy work ahead of a summit of world leaders in Italy
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An international task force co-led by Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha recently convened a virtual dialogue between government and business leaders to discuss healthcare policy in advance of the G20 summit in October.

Medtronic Receives “World Changing Idea” Recognition

Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
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Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.

Chief Medical Officer of Maternal-Child Health Discusses Addressing Health Disparities in Maternal Care

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The mortality rate for expectant Black mothers in America is twice as high as white mothers, according to America’s Health Rankings data. This is one of the widest disparities in women’s health, according to the report, but there are many more.

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The Impact of World Changing Technologies

Fast Company has recognized three Abbott technologies as 2021 World Changing Ideas.
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Technology that makes a positive impact in our global communities, when and where it's needed most. That's why we strive to innovate in all of our businesses.

The Future of Testing and Care: Broader Access

Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.

It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.

Alkermes to Showcase Data From Psychiatry Portfolio at Upcoming Scientific Conferences Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month

New Outcomes Research in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder to be Presented
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DUBLINMay 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) recently announced plans to present clinical data and outcomes research from its psychiatry portfolio at three scientific conferences during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The meetings, all held virtually, include:

American Doubles Cold Chain Capabilities, More Flight Options

Extensive testing finds airline's entire mainline fleet provides ideal conditions for passive cold chain shipments
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American Airlines Cargo has furthered its commitment to reliable temperature-controlled shipping by expanding its solution for transporting temperature-controlled shipments to its entire mainline fleet.

This expansion follows a number of tests and trials conducted in partnership with CSafe Global and CargoSense. Through the use of CSafe Global's industry-leading packaging and Temperature Loggers provided by CargoSense, American proved all of its aircraft offer ideal environments for passive temperature-sensitive shipments.

OptumHealth CEO Discusses Solutions to Improve Health Care Affordability

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In the United States, the cost of care is continuing to rise. 43% of working-age adults did not have stable health insurance coverage last year, and 25% of adults with "adequate coverage" reported trouble paying medical bills in 2020, according to the Commonwealth Fund.

Speaking at a virtual event on health care costs hosted by Axios, OptumHealth Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wyatt Decker discussed opportunities to improve affordability by reducing health care cost trends and reducing out-of-pocket expenses for consumers.

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