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Modern-Day Nightingales: Meet Three Enterprising Nurses Who Moonlight as Inventors

From a clever way to help prep kids for surgery to a baby bottle nipple shaped just like Mom's, these nurses' bright ideas helped them win Johnson & Johnson's first nursing innovation challenge—and a total of $100,000 in grant money.
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By Meghan Rabbitt

When you think about groundbreaking healthcare innovations—creations that forever changed how medicine is practiced, like the invention of sutures—chances are you first think of medical device engineers and pharmaceutical scientists brainstorming in a lab.

Sanofi 2018 Integrated Report Presents Its Responsibility for the Future

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May 14, 2019—For the third year, Sanofi has published its Integrated Report, "Our Responsibility for the Future”.

This year, the report took on a shorter, bolder format. In this latest edition, we illustrate our commitments and long-term value creation for all stakeholders, giving them a clear, concise, and comprehensive vision of our business model. We also provide key information about the company, its strategy, its value creation, and its sustainable governance, as well as its financial and non-financial performance.

Medtronic CEO Reinforces Commitment To Sustainability

Omar Ishrak participates in Business Roundtable #EmbracingSustainability campaign, challenging America's top CEOs to share how they are advancing sustainability
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Business Roundtable CEOs, including Medtronic Chairman and CEO, Omar Ishrak, are embracing sustainability across their businesses. Now, through the #EmbracingSustainability challenge, they are sharing progress and calling on other business leaders to balance environmental stewardship practices and social impact with economic growth for a sustainable future.

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Business Roundtable CEOs, including Medtronic Chairman and CEO, Omar Ishrak, are embracing sustainability across their businesses. Now, through the #EmbracingSustainability challenge, they are sharing progress and calling on other business leaders to balance environmental stewardship practices and social impact with economic growth for a sustainable future.

World Hand Hygiene Day 2019

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World Hand Hygiene Day is a time to highlight the importance of hand hygiene in health care. Proper hand hygiene is considered one of the most important methods of preventing and controlling infection in healthcare facilities – and the power is in your hands.

Learn more about hand hygiene best practices and download the Hygiene Self-Assessment Tool.

A Vaccine for E. coli? Meet a Researcher Hot on the Trail

A particular strain of the bacteria can be deadly for those over the age of 60—and it's not the kind that causes food poisoning. But this Janssen researcher is committed to finding a preventive treatment.
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By Jessica Brown

Think of "E. coli," and you probably picture outbreaks of foodborne illnesses that can cause severe stomach cramps, vomiting and more. After all, certain strains of the bacterium are among the most common and potentially lethal causes of food poisoning.

How Health Care Companies Can Advance Racial Equity and Strengthen Economic Performance

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April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ Although many health care companies today claim that health equity is part of their overall mission, the efforts are still nascent and often focus on disparities caused by poverty, education, or disability. Many companies have efforts in diversity and inclusion, however, they are not sufficient to counter the effects of implicit biases in clinical practice or address the adverse social determinants of health that disproportionately affect populations of color.

Cisco GPS Challenge Highlights | Social Entrepreneur Neopenda Improves Newborn Health in Low-Resource Settings

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As our 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge gets underway, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As our 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge gets underway, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

UPS Partners With Matternet to Transport Medical Samples Via Drone Across Hospital System in Raleigh, N.C.

First FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a groundbreaking new logistics service to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader in autonomous drone technology. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transportation. Today’s flight marks the beginning of numerous planned daily revenue flights at the WakeMed Raleigh campus.

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2019 Healthiest Communities Rankings

Second annual list helps identify best practices and accelerate progress for community health across the country.
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WASHINGTON, March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Douglas County, Colorado, is the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released today in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation.

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