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Putting Purpose into Action: Adding Value to Society

What if healthcare innovations could heal beyond the hospital and change communities?
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In fiscal year 2020 (FY20), we were powered by our purpose—proving that an enduring Mission can inspire new thinking and innovative ways to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend lives.

In the last year, we invested $2.3 billion in research and development and ran more than 270 clinical studies to engineer and test meaningful innovations that will make a difference to patients and healthcare systems globally. Our investment fuels a product pipeline that impacts more than two patients every second.

Planning for Transit in the New Normal Post-COVID-19

Transit agencies face uncertainties as they anticipate what services and investments make sense for the other side of recovery. Fortunately, planners have tools to help make informed decisions.
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Transit was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the economy was shut down and people were told to shelter at home, transit ridership dropped and fares and other sources of revenues declined, in some cases precipitously.

To the credit of dedicated transit workers who kept the systems operating throughout the pandemic, transit demonstrated that it could continue providing the public with a vital service, transporting essential workers and others to jobs, medical care, grocery stores and other destinations.

Facing Pandemics and Emerging Threats, ATMP Industry Arrives at Intersection of Obstacle and Opportunity

CRB report explores challenges and solutions as cell and gene therapy organizations confront new urgency for patient therapies
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – From the global COVID-19 pandemic to rare and challenging health threats, our world seems forever on the defense against disease and in need of a nimble and efficient vaccine and therapy supply chain. But a new report from CRB, a leading global provider of biopharma manufacturing solutions, spotlights the critical conflicts threatening the speedy delivery of patient therapies.

Creating Worry-Free Education Environments: Mohawk Unveils Lineup for DesignFWD Education Summit Next Week

Digital event will bring the expertise of industry professionals and offer tips on best practices for learning spaces
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CALHOUN, Ga., October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/—Next week Mohawk Group unites education designers, facility managers and other stakeholders with a dynamic lineup of panelists and industry experts who are leading the way in fostering worry-free, high-performing learning environments.​​​​​ In the inaugural DesignFWD Education digital summit on Wednesday, Oct.

4 Ways Johnson & Johnson Is Cultivating Outside-the-Box Innovations for COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

McCain Foods Partners With No Kid Hungry to Help Eliminate Childhood Hunger

$75,000 donation directed to No Kid Hungry’s COVID-19 response & recovery efforts
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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, is proud to announce its partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children across America have access to healthy meals amid coronavirus-related school closures and beyond.

A New Method for Early Breast Cancer Detection: Handheld RF Analyzers

By Sarah Gross | Product Marketing Engineer — FieldFox
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Breast cancer, the most common cancer in women worldwide, is a disease that hits close to home for most. One doesn’t have to look hard to see its effects in communities around the globe. From 2008 to 2018, breast cancer incidence rates increased by more than 20% worldwide and mortality rates increased by 14%. While incidence rates are highest in developed regions, mortality is highest in less-developed countries that lack early detection and access to treatment.

How Workplace Benefits Might Reflect the New Reality of COVID-19

by Darla Mercado, CFP®
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Employers may have started offering telemedicine in recent years to keep the cost of care down, and the pandemic has helped drive employees toward remote medical treatment.

Indeed, 43% of employers polled by Aflac say they now offer telemedicine to their workers, up from 29% last year. The insurer polled 1,200 benefits decision-makers from June 12 through June 30.

Putting Purpose into Action: Global Healthcare Access

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our business success depends on our ability to make our products and therapies accessible to the patients who need them. We are working to improve the availability and affordability of our products by forming partnerships around new healthcare models and investing in critical skills and infrastructure. Our approach benefits society by increasing access to essential healthcare for underserved communities.

EXPANDING ACCESS TO QUALITY HEALTHCARE

Pink: More Than Just a Color

by Royce Epstein, A&D Design Director for Mohawk Group.
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The beautiful shades of pink are more than just colors.

Each October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to remember to get a mammogram, educate yourself and your family about the risks of cancer, and also raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and patient resources.

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