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Abbott Introduces Neurosphere™ Virtual Clinic, First-of-Its-Kind Remote Neuromodulation Patient-Care Technology in the U.S.

Summary: 
  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

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  • Newly FDA-approved system allows a patient to both communicate with a physician and remotely receive stimulation settings in real time regardless of location*
  • NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic utilizes advancements made in digital technology to optimize care through intuitive tools that enhance therapy management
  • Virtual clinic technology can change the treatment approach for patients who live far from necessary medical care or who are burdened by visiting the doctor in person

 

Heart Disease, Health Equity the Focus of Scotts Black Employees Network Event

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Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death around the world. And while deaths from cardiovascular-related illnesses have declined over the last two decades, these gains were not equitably shared among people from the Black, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native or Hispanic/Latino communities.

CHL Coalition Showcases Industry Support for Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

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March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition has published a case studies booklet highlighting the actions of member 51 companies and organisations to assist vulnerable communities most impacted by COVID-19.

Abbott Researchers Find Rare Group of People With Controlled HIV Who Could Be a Key to Unlocking Cure

Summary: 
  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests
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  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests

Ecolab Contributes More Than $23 Million to Communities in 2020

Company responded to increased need for cleaning and sanitizing products with $11 million of product donations and $2 million to nonprofits to support pandemic relief and racial and social justice initiatives
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In 2020, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities through more than $23 million in contributions, including more than $11 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products to help the fight against COVID-19. The company also provided increased financial support to nonprofits focused on pandemic relief, racial and social justice, and the recovery of the hospitality industry.

How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust

This blog was written and contributed by: Andrea Schlossarek, Director, Corporate Master Data Management METRO AG
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Presently, it is near impossible to accurately estimate the number of products traded across global markets, and even more so to understand how many of them have unique identifiers and find each product’s history and associated details. Data inconsistencies lead to costly workarounds and manual alternations. For businesses, this can be harmful to operations and complicate supply chains. And for consumers, this lack of clarity can lead to a reduced or total lack of trust.

Rapid COVID Tests: More Important Than Ever

With much of the world calculating when "normal" will return, rapid tests will help us get and stay there.
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As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, travel slowly increases, and more schools and businesses begin opening their doors, rapid tests that detect the virus have never been so important.

Why? Because getting enough people vaccinated will take time. And even then, scientists and medical professionals are working to understand the length of vaccine immunity and efficacy of the vaccines against variants of the virus springing up around the world.

Tork Introduces Interactive Clean Hospital Training and New Surface Cleaning Solutions

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Health and hygiene company, Essity, the global manufacturer of Tork professional hygiene products, today launched the Tork Interactive Clean Hospital Training, a free online interactive tool designed to make the training process for cleaning healthcare facilities accessible, engaging, and efficient.

Mohawk Group Announces Well Health-Safety Rating for All Showrooms and Design Studios, a Landmark Achievement in the Flooring Industry

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CALHOUN, Ga., Feb. 24, 2021, /3BL Media/— Mohawk Group announces that all of its commercial showrooms and design studios are set to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), making it one of the first flooring manufacturers to achieve this distinction.

Tork Helps Restaurants Meet Guests' Hygiene Expectations

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The award-winning Tork Xpressnap® dispenser range – a fully enclosed napkin system that protects napkins from dirt, spills and unnecessary contact – supports restaurants in making their guests feel safer and promotes better hygiene practices.

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The award-winning Tork Xpressnap® dispenser range – a fully enclosed napkin system that protects napkins from dirt, spills and unnecessary contact – supports restaurants in making their guests feel safer and promotes better hygiene practices.

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