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One Year of COVID: As Scientific Innovation Went Into Overdrive, Here's What Happened At UnitedHealth Group

Paige Minemyer Senior Editor for Fierce Health Payer
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Editor's note: It's been a year since COVID-19 changed everything. We take a look back at some of the pandemic's biggest impacts.


Deneen Vojta was on spring break in Florida with her family as it became clear that COVID-19 was going to hit the United States in a big way.

Vojta, M.D., executive vice president for research and development at UnitedHealth Group, said that as the Trump administration rolled out early travel bans at the beginning of 2020, she decided to cut the vacation short and plan her return to Minneapolis to get to work. 

How Has Money Influenced My Life

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by Robert Rubinstein, Chairman and founder of TBLI Group 

Returning to Physical Workplaces: The Key Role of EHS Leaders

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Helping your distributed team return to the workplace while they navigate the stress and pressures of a pandemic … this wasn’t exactly in the EHS job description.

But environment, health, and safety leaders are in the unique position of being able to make a very real impact on the lives of employees at a time when we’re all taking tentative steps back towards normalcy.

Effective Project Execution in a Challenging Environment During a Challenging Time

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Inogen Alliance members from France and the UAE conducted environmental closeout studies at five NATO Camps across the Resolute Support mission area in Afghanistan to assess potential environmental liabilities and soil remediation requirements within the five camps.

A Global Lens on Current COVID-19 Business Impacts

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As the global landscape continues to evolve with COVID-19 vaccines and cases, return to work, and at-home or hybrid work situations, we have compiled a peek into a few specific country updates to share some of the current differences. Read about current, local regulations and impacts to businesses in parts of Asia, Europe, and South America.

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Skills Gap Widens During COVID. Computational Thinking Could Help.

By Diego Vela 7th–8th grade classroom teacher & STEM Lab Manager, Colegio Inglés Americano, A.C., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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Technology has enabled our world to become increasingly connected – a trend that should be reflected in our teaching methods. To incorporate global collaboration in class, I have students lean on computational thinking skills to analyze information, work with one another and solve problems.

Breaking Down Barriers, Advancing Health Equity

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Waking up each day with good health is something people no longer take for granted. But, the reality is, there are vast disparities in who has good health, and who doesn’t.

Unyielding, Not Resilient: Why We Are More Focused Than Ever on Our Strategy and Values

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Do you hear certain buzzwords and immediately cringe? Words like “unprecedented,” “new normal,” and “resilient” can often be overused or in some cases misused.

How You Can Build a Community Around EHS&S

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As 2021 begins, the topics of environment, health, safety, and sustainability are more important than ever before. The ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change have encouraged people to consider ways they can make an impact in these areas, but many people struggle to understand how they can effectively make a difference. Read our blog to find out ways you can help your community!

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Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways

Download the key takeaways from Taproot Foundation's 2020 nonprofit survey on how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their operations, programmatic work, and fundraising ability.
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Find Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways here.

The past year has challenged us all in ways we never expected. Yet through it all, we've been able turn to nonprofits for support.

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