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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. 

From Movement to Marketplace; Celebrating the Evolution of Impact

A critical mass of impact organizations celebrate significant anniversaries in 2012.
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A critical mass of mission-oriented organizations are all celebrating significant anniversaries in 2012.  Some of the names are recognizable far beyond the world of impact, but all share a belief that business can be an agent for positive change.

Lansing regional General Motors plants and GM Foundation award $20,000 grant to American Cancer Society

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(3BL Media) September 4, 2012 - Working in partnership the the General Motors Foundation, two Lansing-area GM plants awarded a grant to the local American Cancer Society last week, according to a media release.

Henry Schein Cares Disaster Relief Hotline is Active and Ready to Support Customers Affected by Hurricane Isaac

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MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that the Henry Schein Cares disaster relief hotline is active and  ready to support customers who may be affected by Hurricane Isaac. The toll-free number for all customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

American Cancer Society COO Elected to Board of Leading Global Cancer Fighting Organization

Gregory P. Bontrager to Join Union for International Cancer Control Board of Directors
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - August 30, 2012 - Gregory P. Bontrager, the American Cancer Society’s chief operating officer, has been elected to the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) Board of Directors. On Sunday, Aug. 26, the UICC General Assembly elected its 2013 Board of Directors in Montreal, Canada, the day before the opening of its World Cancer Congress (Aug. 27-30, 2012). The UICC, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the only global cancer fighting organization with more than 750 member-organizations across 155 countries.

Lance Armstrong Foundation and American Cancer Society Launch Patient Empowerment Project in Japan

Organizations to Support Cancer Patient Forum to Empower Patients to Share Their Stories
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(3BL Media) Montreal - August 29, 2012 -  The Lance Armstrong Foundation, with partner American Cancer Society (ACS) and lead agency 

Ecolab: Helping Make the World Cleaner, Safer and Healthier

We share our understanding of the disease process and knowledge of air, surfaces and water to treat microorganisms and help prevent them from spreading

Clean and sanitary surfaces are essential to life and critical to the success of many businesses. They’re expected and demanded by building occupants, hotel guests, restaurant diners and hospital patients. An effective indoor environment management strategy requires a careful combination of tools and expertise.

Sourcing Innovation to Solve Healthcare Challenges

by Ingo Elfering, GSK Business Transformation

Some weeks ago our team approached me asking if I wanted to participate in the judging panel for the Harvard Innovation Lab (iLab). I immediately said yes because it was an opportunity for me to champion the idea of innovation in healthcare and see what others are doing.

Kaiser Permanente Trains Nonprofit Health Care Providers to Provide Bilingual Services

Award-winning program aims to improve linguistic and cultural competency within health care
Press Release

(3BL Media) Oakland, CA - August 28, 2012 - To help reduce health care disparities and increase language access in health care, Kaiser Permanente recently convened with 14 nonprofit health care organizations and community providers from across the country in Atlanta for its award-winning Qualified Bilingual Staff training.


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