IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator partnerships seek to develop, deploy innovations to stem pandemic
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pressing to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, Black & Veatch is at work collaborating with companies, entrepreneurs and a university to find pioneering ways to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak.
As new and former healthcare workers are entering the workforce to meet increased demand, it's more important than ever to reinforce proper hand hygiene to control the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
According to the World Health Organization’s “My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene” approach, it is important to use hand sanitizers or wash hands with soap and water to maintain proper hand hygiene. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to perform hand hygiene, including:
Medtronic technology helps healthcare professionals and patients adapt
As COVID-19 patients began flooding into hospitals around the world, it became apparent that healthcare providers would need additional ventilator training. In the age of social distancing, however, in-person training was no longer an option.
PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In connection to World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5, Tork, the leading global professional hygiene brand, is launching the Safe at Work: COVID-19 Healthcare Toolkit. This free, downloadable toolkit offers resources and guidelines for front line healthcare workers to implement effective hand hygiene, surface hygiene and hand sanitizer dispenser placement practices to support continued efforts to protect patients and staff.
Chief Medical Officer at Johnson & Johnson recently returned to a Brooklyn ER to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
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“I really felt like I had a duty to come back.”— Dr. Ed Kuffner, Chief Medical Officer, Consumer Health, Johnson & Johnson, who recently returned to the emergency room at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, New York to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Kuffner’s inspiring act was made possible as part of the J&J COVID-19 Medical Personnel Leave Policy, which allows employees to donate their time and expertise on the frontlines.
After ensuring Americans’ health, economic recovery will be next on the to-do list. Access to financing will play a huge role but so, too, will access to customers and vendors. Having customers who spend billions on goods and services such as the Fortune 1000 companies increases your chances for high growth.
This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.
Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.
The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
Global engineering company leads the way in safety with COVID-19 crisis-management tool
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, has developed a geospatial tracking tool to additionally safeguard field services and construction crews during the current COVID-19 global health crisis.