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Alexa, Make Me a Hero

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Ready to become a hero? Just ask Amazon Alexa. DKMS continues to utilize technology to enhance the experience of joining the bone marrow registry even easier and accessible for all.

Now, a simple command, “Alexa, make me a hero”, will initiate a conversation to measure a potential donor’s eligibility and begin the registration process.

New Winners of Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award: EUR 30,000 for International Research Scientists

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LEVERKUSEN, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The new winners of the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award have been announced. The prizes, each worth EUR 10,000, have been awarded by an independent scientific committee of the Bayer Science & Education Foundation. The Bayer foundation presents for ten years the international Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award to excellent young scientists and physicians in the early stages of their academic and clinical research careers. The prizes were awarded on October, 28th at the Bayer Foundation Day in Leverkusen.

VIDEO | Behind the Scenes: the Relaxing Floors Collection

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Fractals are the building block of many of nature’s patterns and have been scientifically proven to reduce stress and so provide benefits to physical health. This visual language is the basis for Relaxing Floors, an award-winning modular system designed by 13&9 in collaboration with Fractals Research and Mohawk Group. This collection is the culmination of art, science and human-centered design based on fractal patterns, utilizing fractals to give our eyes a break from the digital world and deliver the essence of nature to the contract built environment.

New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance

Recent study shows that 80% of healthcare professionals say they would like to improve their hand hygiene compliance
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Essity's Tork brand launches Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education, a solution specifically designed to make hand hygiene training more engaging and inspiring for healthcare professionals. This new and unique way of training is a result of our collaboration with world-leading hand hygiene experts at the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2019 and hospitals around the world​.

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Essity's Tork brand launches Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education, a solution specifically designed to make hand hygiene training more engaging and inspiring for healthcare professionals. This new and unique way of training is a result of our collaboration with world-leading hand hygiene experts at the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2019 and hospitals around the world​.

IWBI Recognizes Outstanding Leaders in Asia for Advancing Health and Wellness in Buildings and Communities

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SHANGHAI, October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced a group of Asia-based leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in advancing health and well-being for people through WELL projects. Thirty-nine people, including those selected from the community of WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) and WELL Faculty members, are honored during an IWBI Asia awards celebration taking place during Greenbuild China this week in Shanghai.

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.

Tork Clean Care: Hygiene Tips for Food Service Staff

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The Tork Clean Care program provides a wide range of expertise and hygiene solutions for the food service industry, making sure that both your guests and employees, as well as your image – are well taken care of.

Good hygiene practices are good business

Astellas Oncology Announces 2019 C3 Prize® Finalists

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  • Finalists will present their ideas during a live pitch event
  • $200,000 in total funds to be awarded
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  • Finalists will present their ideas during a live pitch event
  • $200,000 in total funds to be awarded

Are Hospitals Prepared for the Changing Demographics of Patients? New Sodexo Report Highlights Industry Challenges and Offers a 5-part Action Plan for Advancing Hispanic Leadership in Healthcare

The Healthcare Administrators: The 2043 Imperative. Advocating for Hispanic Leadership in Healthcare and Cultural Competence white paper indicates that closing representative population gap is critical for achieving greater patient satisfaction and improv
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/– Numerous challenges lie ahead for healthcare leaders over the next decade. CEOs and healthcare administrators will wrestle with healthcare costs, regulatory issues, medicinal/technological advancements and ethics.

However, there is another challenge that is increasingly demanding their attention… and it’s poised to be a game changer. It’s the need for advancing Hispanic leadership in healthcare.

Albertsons Companies Offers Customers Easy Home Opioid Drug Disposal Option at Nearly 1,800 Locations

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As part of its commitment to prevent opioid misuse, Albertsons Companies now offers DisposeRx—an at-home, eco-friendly medication disposal service—at its nearly 1,800 pharmacy counters in 34 states and Washington, D.C. Albertsons Cos. banners with pharmacies offering DisposeRx include Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen and Carrs.

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