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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
Press Release

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.

United Airlines Starts Customer COVID-19 Testing Program at San Francisco International Airport

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/-- On October 15, customers traveling on United from San Francisco International Airport to Hawaii were the first to experience the airline's COVID-19 pilot testing program, allowing customers who return a negative result to bypass the state's mandatory quarantine requirements and enjoy their time on the islands sooner.

Merck Receives Excellence in Health & Well-Being Award

Company receives platinum recognition from Business Group on Health
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Merck is honored to recognized by the Business Group on Health as a Best Employer: Excellence in Health and Well-being for providing one of the best workforce health and employee well-being programs in the nation.

CNH Industrial India Donates Dialysis Equipment to Local Hospital

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Pithampur, India, home to a CASE Construction Equipment plant, is an important site for CNH Industrial’s operations in India. Constantly endeavoring to maintain close ties with the community, the Company learned that the local district hospital was in urgent need of life saving equipment. This particular hospital specializes in providing free treatment to the poor and needy that do not have access to private healthcare

[WEBINAR] Reimagining Community Health Systems: Join SAP, Medtronic Foundation, and Leading Nonprofits in Community Health (Thurs, 10/15, 12 - 1 EDT)

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Join SAP, Medtronic, National Association of Community Health Centers, Iowa Primary Care Association, and PYXERA Global on October 15, 12pm-1pm EDT. Learn how cross-sector collaboration is breaking down healthcare barriers to make telehealth more accessible to the 30 million Americans who rely on Community Health Centers. Register today! 

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