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Project SIM: Smart Mobile Health

Improving outcomes for patients with diabetes through the use of 3G and 4G technologies
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Project SIM: Smart Mobile Health is a twelve-month clinical study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that aims to demonstrate how an innovative mobile health platform can be an effective approach to improving outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes. The specialized platform supports patient adherence and engagement in treatment through remote monitoring and better access to educational resources. The clinical study protocol was approved by the Rio de Janeiro State University and the City of Rio de Janeiro’s Health Secretariat.

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Lower-Income Countries Could Soon Leapfrog High-Income Countries With AI-Enabled Health Technologies, Novartis Foundation and Microsoft Backed Report Says

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  • Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Lower income countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the most to lose if governments don’t invest now
  • The report uses current AI best practices to draw a roadmap that can help all countries advance towards AI maturity in health
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  • Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Lower income countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the most to lose if governments don’t invest now
  • The report uses current AI best practices to draw a roadmap that can help all countries advance towards AI maturity in health

Empowering the Blind or Visually Impaired Community in China

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Imagine being blind or visually impaired (BVI) and being unable to access information that would help you navigate to a bus stop or read the expiration date on a milk carton. This would affect your ability to live independently and complete everyday tasks.

Stewart Engineering, Eco-Site Embrace Black & Veatch's COVOPERATE Application to Facilitate Safe, Secure Return to Operations

Cloud-based application enhances return-to-office health and safety
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VERLAND PARK, Kan., September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As U.S. offices reopen and operations begin to normalize against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, two North Carolina-based companies have become the first to successfully implement Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE workforce management application, powered by Field2Base.

Dynamic Digital Resources to Support Integrated Student Health

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School keeps changing from in-person to hybrid to fully remote. This unbalancing can leave anyone, even kids, feeling uncertain. The good news? Kids are super flexible, capable, resilient, and optimistic – they have all of the tools needed to adapt to whatever school may look like while also staying healthy.

Amicus Therapeutics Wins 2020 ENR Regional Award for Best Project

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CRB is proud to announce that the Amicus Therapeutics Research and Gene Therapy Center facility has won Engineering News-Record (ENR) MidAtlantic’s 2020 Best Projects (Award of Merit) in the Healthcare category.

Innovating to Deliver Our Most Critical Shipments

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Healthcare and life science shipments come with unique demands. Temperatures are precisely controlled. Conditions must be continuously monitored. And when lives are affected, delays are not an option.

Better meeting the needs of the healthcare and life sciences industries is one of UPS’s strategic priorities, and we are rapidly improving our technology and capabilities in this space, including the delivery of shipments to remote areas. 

Tork Clean Care Infographic: Handwashing Procedure

Optimize good hygiene routines at the workspace and ultimately secure a safer workspace for all with this Handwashing Procedure
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Within manufacturing, both businesses and people are under immense pressure. It’s necessary to keep staff safe by supporting employees and practicing proper hygiene in production facilities. As the leading global expert in professional hygiene, Tork has been putting hygiene first for over 50 years. With the extensive knowledge and broad product base, Tork provides optimal conditions for manufacturers to keep up with proper hygiene and cleaning practices. Therefore, Tork has now put together their top recommendations and guidelines for hygiene in manufacturing.

Tork Clean Care Infographic: Surface Hygiene

The Tork Surface Hygiene Guide is designed to help eliminate the risks by keeping up with proper surface hygiene
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In addition to following proper hand hygiene routines, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces is equally important to slow down spread of viruses and kill bacteria. Contaminants can stay on surfaces and continue to be a threat for days if not removed properly.

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In addition to following proper hand hygiene routines, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces is equally important to slow down spread of viruses and kill bacteria. Contaminants can stay on surfaces and continue to be a threat for days if not removed properly.

Tork Clean Care Infographic: Manufacturing Facility Dispenser Placement

Here's the Tork Clean Care program guide to safely manufacturing facility dispenser replacements
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1. Entrances & locker rooms

Place hand sanitizers at the entrance to your facility for workers and visitors alike. Ensure employees complete thorough handwashing upon arrival at work. Locker rooms should be equipped with minimum one soap dispenser for every two handwashing sinks. Place high capacity paper towel dispensers and foot-operated waste bins near sinks.

2. High touch area

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