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Accenture Grants $750,000 to Train New Patient Navigators in 35 Locations Across the US

Work with Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Reflects Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Focus Skills to Succeed
Press Release

New York., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (PNI) today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded PNI $750,000 to help the organization roll out a Patient Navigator selection, skills-building and job readiness program in 35 locations across the United States. The grant builds on a 2011 donation of cash and in-kind support of $875,000, which supported PNI’s successful pilot program in Cleveland and helped fund the training of 120 patient navigators in the city.

Listening...Learning...Acting

By Michael F, GSK Social Media
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Listening...Learning...Acting

 
By Michael F, GSK Social Media
 
Last year, we set out to take a good long listen to patients, doctors, others involved in healthcare, the public, and our own employees to better understand how we could best meet their expectations beyond our core mission of developing and delivering innovative medicines and health care products. 

Global Sustainability Goals Must Integrate Health

Novo Nordisk shares its views on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals.
Press Release

(3BL Media) September 25, 2012 - Today, in New York, Novo Nordisk’s Executive Vice President Lise Kingo will kick-start the discussion on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).   

At the event ‘Business, the MDGs and Beyond’ Lise Kingo will stress the need to take a systems perspective to the future sustainability goals and make partnerships the preferred mode of action.

VolunteerMatch and Aflac Team Up in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

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When it comes to pediatric cancer treatment and research, VolunteerMatch and Aflac are birds of a feather. The website with the famous hands and the supplemental insurer with the famous duck both share a commitment to helping kids with cancer and their families.

Copenhagen Catalogue: Sharing Good Practices in Diabetes Care

Novo Nordisk launches the Copenhagen Catalogue of Good Practices in Diabetes to facilitate knowledge sharing within the diabetes community.
Press Release

(3BL Media) September 3, 2012 - Today the Copenhagen Catalogue, a collection of concrete examples of good practices in diabetes care, is being launched. The catalogue originates from the European Diabetes Leadership Forum which took place in Copenhagen on 25-26 April 2012 emphasising that sharing information about the many existing successful practices is crucial in times of financial crisis. 

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