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Medtronic: Quality Care, From Anywhere

With a global pandemic still raging in parts of the world, Medtronic is helping stretched-thin clinicians work quickly, safely, and efficiently with the help of remote technology.
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When the COVID-19 crisis was hitting its apex in New York earlier this year, doctors needed a way to remotely monitor the vital signs of patients admitted to a large convention center that had been converted into a field hospital.

So, a team from Medtronic quickly installed several of the company’s technologies to create a system that allowed about 10 clinicians to remotely monitor about 400 patients at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Getting such an operation up and running normally takes weeks or months … Medtronic did it over a weekend.

Medtronic: The Doctor Will See You Now, Please

What hospitals do and say over the next few months isn’t just about optics.
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THE PANDEMIC PARADOX

Anne Cox Chambers Award Announced

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A love for her communities. A passion for helping others. A commitment to doing the right thing. These are just a few of the values of Anne Cox Chambers. To honor her legacy, our company has created an award in her name that recognizes Cox employees who are making an impact through volunteerism and community service. The inaugural winner is Christine Romero, a client solutions specialist at Cox Automotive.

Finding a Way to Help

Johnson & Johnson Signs a Historic Pledge to Uphold the Integrity of the Scientific Process in Developing an Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine

In signing the pledge, we are joining eight other biopharmaceutical companies working on vaccine research and development in making the safety and well-being of vaccinated individuals our top priority.
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Recently, Johnson & Johnson announced that we, alongside eight other companies working on investigational COVID-19 vaccines, are signing a #WeStandWithScience pledge committed to upholding the integrity of the scientific process as we work towards potential global regulatory filings and approvals of the first vaccines for COVID-19.

Opinion: How to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Food Systems

Mobilizing the global development community to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on food and agriculture systems to protect global food security
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Tetra Tech’s Richard Choularton and Meredith Mallory discuss seven actions the global development community can take now to begin addressing COVID-19’s impact on food and agriculture systems as its full scope continues to develop.

This post originally ran on Devex.

Outcome of the Essity/UNICEF Partnership “Hygiene is our right”

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After concluding the first year, more than 7200 children and adolescents in Mexico City and Chihuahua have benefited from the Essity and UNICEF partnership "Hygiene is our Rights"-program. 

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After concluding the first year, more than 7200 children and adolescents in Mexico City and Chihuahua have benefited from the Essity and UNICEF partnership "Hygiene is our Rights"-program. 

COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Breaking the Silos of Conservation and Public Health

Collaborating across conservation and international development sectors to mitigate zoonotic disease transmission from wildlife to humans
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Tetra Tech’s COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking webinar convened a panel of global experts to identify how we can use our combined knowledge and data from conservation and combating wildlife projects to mitigate future risk of zoonotic diseases, specifically the risk human-wildlife transmission poses as a threat to human health.

Stewart Engineering, Eco-Site Embrace Black & Veatch's COVOPERATE Application to Facilitate Safe, Secure Return to Operations

Cloud-based application enhances return-to-office health and safety
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VERLAND PARK, Kan., September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As U.S. offices reopen and operations begin to normalize against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, two North Carolina-based companies have become the first to successfully implement Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE workforce management application, powered by Field2Base.

Innovating to Deliver Our Most Critical Shipments

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Healthcare and life science shipments come with unique demands. Temperatures are precisely controlled. Conditions must be continuously monitored. And when lives are affected, delays are not an option.

Better meeting the needs of the healthcare and life sciences industries is one of UPS’s strategic priorities, and we are rapidly improving our technology and capabilities in this space, including the delivery of shipments to remote areas. 

4 Innovative Ways Johnson & Johnson Has Helped Protect the Public's Health During Outbreaks Since the Late 1800s

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

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