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HPE PODCAST: The “Average Patient”, Prescribing for One, and Memory-Driven Computing

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  • The adoption of precision medicine will allow doctors and medical staff to determine the best course of action, helping them predict how to help patients down the road or steer them away from potentially hazardous paths
     
  • Othman Laraki, CEO & Co-Founder of Color Genomics, shares his perspective on how data can help healthcare professionals make better diagnoses and predict health problems
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  • The adoption of precision medicine will allow doctors and medical staff to determine the best course of action, helping them predict how to help patients down the road or steer them away from potentially hazardous paths
     
  • Othman Laraki, CEO & Co-Founder of Color Genomics, shares his perspective on how data can help healthcare professionals make better diagnoses and predict health problems

Healthy Holiday Hacks From the Experts at Aramark and the American Heart Association

Chefs and Dietitians Share Their Tips to Set the Table for a Heartfelt Holiday Celebration
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Celebrating the holidays with food, family and friends is what makes this time of year special. Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) have teamed up to dish out recipes, tips and tricks from their experts, to help families create a healthy holiday celebration.

The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

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The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health. As businesses acknowledge the importance of health in the workplace, they are also beginning to recognize the relationship between their employees' health and the communities where their employees and customers live.

Cisco Expands Time-Off Policies ​t​o Better Support Global Employees in “Moments That Matter”

by Joe Cozzolino, SVP, Cisco Services
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I couldn’t be a successful Cisco leader if I didn’t focus on delivering the best possible business outcomes to our customers. At Cisco, we are committed to delivering customer and shareholder value through world-class products, services and support. But the other side of this commitment is that the quality of our service depends on the quality and focus of our people. We all go through changes in our lives that demand extra time and attention. I believe that the better we support our employees through those changes, the better they’ll be able to serve our customers.

Helping Develop Thriving and Resilient Communities: Nestlé's Partnership with the IFRC

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Nestlé is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. To do this it works alongside partners to create shared value, contributing to society while ensuring the long-term success of its business.

The company’s longest partnership is with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Together they are delivering safe water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH) to rural communities across Africa.

Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Year Two Report

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In 2015, Aramark and the American Heart Association teamed up to launch an innovative initiative called Healthy for Life 20 By 20 to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020. Two years into their partnership, they are well on their way to achieving their goal.

Individuals Working Together to Eliminate Trachoma

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Every day, thousands of individuals work in different capacities toward the global elimination of trachoma, a neglected tropical disease (NTD) and the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness. From manufacturing the antibiotic used to help treat trachoma, to distributing medication in affected communities, to performing surgery on those suffering from trichiasis, the blinding stage of trachoma, the roles in the fight to eliminate this disease are wide-ranging.

Sustainable Collaboration: Navigant Joins WBCSD

Professional services firm Navigant has joined 200 forward-thinking global companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
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GENEVA, December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, and more than 40 offices around the world, Navigant serves the energy, healthcare, and financial services segments. The firm works closely with clients across all industries on sustainability solutions. In the energy sector, these clients include the world’s 50 largest electric and gas utilities, the 20 largest independent power generators, and the 20 largest gas distribution and pipeline companies.

Vision for Healthy Communities Built Through Industry Partnership

by Rose Winer
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The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) has pioneered the field of human health certification for indoor spaces, and we recognize it is essential that our broader environments also contribute to and support these same standards of well-being. That’s why this September we released the WELL Community Standard™, a new standard for the certification of healthy communities that aims to elevate human wellness to the forefront of community building and design practices, and deliver cutting-edge health interventions at the district scale.

An Amgen Scholars Journey From Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México to the University of Tokyo

"I think that one of the best ways to learn is by conducting scientific research. It makes you aware that scientific knowledge is dynamic and constantly advancing, always challenging current knowledge."
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Julia Carrasco Zanini Sánchez

Mexico City, Mexico

Host University: The University of Tokyo

Home University: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Amgen Scholar Year: 2017

Major: Bachelor's Degree in Basic Biomedical Research

Expected Graduation: 2018

 

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