Healthcare

On World Cancer Day, a Call for United Action in Africa

by Dr. Isaac Adewole
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Cancer is a worldwide problem. But in Africa, the disease poses a particularly complex set of challenges. 

Many Africans consider cancer a death sentence and so don’t seek treatment for symptoms. Or they know they don’t have the money or adequate insurance coverage to pay for expensive care. Even those who do seek help may visit three or four doctors, who typically aren’t cancer specialists, before receiving an accurate diagnosis. These delays can be lethal.

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Using AI to Support Military Caregivers

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Because military and veteran caregivers often work quietly and anonymously to help their family members, they can be hard to identify and support—that’s why the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) refers to them as “hidden heroes.” A new tool, developed by Booz Allen and EDF, aims to change this picture.

How Lola Adebiyi Draws on Her Own ALS Journey to Improve Veteran Health Care

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Lola Adebiyi’s career at Booz Allen is built around helping veterans get the support they need. In her work with the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs Office of Community Care, she implements regional contracts that give veterans more choice and easier access to healthcare services in their communities.

Her perspective on this role deepened with a life-changing event. Just months after the birth of her son, Adebiyi received a terminal diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Supporting Rural Communities on International Day of Rural Women and Beyond

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Today on International Day of Rural Women, Pfizer is reflecting on its work with partners – including CARE, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision – to strengthen health systems and empower women in rural areas. Through the Pfizer Foundation* Healthy Families, Healthy Futures program, women in rural communities are receiving access to quality family planning and immunization services, which in turn allows them to prioritize their futures.

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.

Sodexo Brings Planet-friendly Future 50 Foods to 2,500 Hospitals and Businesses in the United States

Summary: 
  • Sodexo partners with WWF-UK and Knorr Professional to bring sustainable meals to diners and contribute to a more responsible food system
  • The Future 50 Foods, co-written by Knorr and WWF-UK, identifies 50 foods that are nutritious and have a lower environmental impact
  • Sodexo is the first global player to serve Future 50 Foods on a large scale
  • Sodexo will roll out 40 plant-based recipes containing the Future 50 Foods, starting with 5,000 kitchens in Belgium, the US, France and the UK
  • Roll out in the US to feature five recipes made with superfood ingredients, such as amaranth, available at 2,500 locations across the country
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  • Sodexo partners with WWF-UK and Knorr Professional to bring sustainable meals to diners and contribute to a more responsible food system
  • The Future 50 Foods, co-written by Knorr and WWF-UK, identifies 50 foods that are nutritious and have a lower environmental impact
  • Sodexo is the first global player to serve Future 50 Foods on a large scale
  • Sodexo will roll out 40 plant-based recipes containing the Future 50 Foods, starting with 5,000 kitchens in Belgium, the US, France and the UK
  • Roll out in the US to feature five recipes made with superfood ingredients, such as amaranth, available at 2,500 locations across the country

Healthcare Diversity Council Announces 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Leaders and Organizations

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HOUSTON, August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Diversity Council and the National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Leaders and Organizations. Theses two prestigious awards highlight a list of achievers and innovators who impacted the healthcare industry. The awardees were honored during the inaugural National Healthcare Diversity Conference in Houston, Texas on July 24, 2019. 

Survey Details Employees' Struggles to Eat a Healthy Lunch; Aramark's Health and Wellness VP Explains Why

Survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices
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More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) of all employed Americans say they’re more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company.

Healthcare Diversity Council to Host Inaugural National Diversity Conference Promoting Equity and Inclusion in the Healthcare Industry

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HOUSTON, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Healthcare Diversity Council, an initiative of the National Diversity Council,  will host an inaugural conference focused on equity in the healthcare system on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The 2019 National Healthcare Diversity Conference will engage participants  in conversations focused on equitable practices in the healthcare space on the theme, “Diversity Transcending: Many Faces in the Mission of Inclusion.”

The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
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by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

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