When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Argentinian energy company Ecogas to suspend in-person services for its 1.4 million natural gas customers spread across a distribution network of almost 30,000 kilometers, the company had to act fast to prepare for a surge in demand for its digital channels.
A campus lab sequences dust from vacuum bags to understand the variants and viral load of SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses
October 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - When COVID-19 hit, most of The Ohio State University—home of the Buckeyes in the state capital of Columbus—shut down. But the Applied Microbiology Services Laboratory (ASML) within its Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) stayed open.
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses everywhere have found new hope and new customers through the rise of e-commerce. Now, as the world begins to reopen and rebuild, FedEx is on a mission to help these businesses make the most of the e-commerce landscape so their businesses can prosper like never before.
Nature reminds us that life always moves forward and finds a way to advance and thrive. Sappi not only persevered in the face of COVID-19’s devastating impacts on business and markets, but also returned to profitability, exceeded our expectations, and surpassed financial targets.
Computing is ubiquitous and more powerful than ever. Every single day, whether it is in the electronics we rely on at home and work, the advanced data centers and networks that connect us all or the supercomputers used to drive research and innovation in numerous fields, computing makes the previously impossible possible.
During the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival August 5 to 13, Quest Diagnostics offered participants COVID-19 testing on the popular Massachusetts island off the coast of Cape Cod. Chairman, CEO and President Steve Rusckowski stopped by to thank Quest employees for helping at this special event. (See photos of Steve with Simon Rock and Gretchen Brown of the Quest North Region Patient Services team.)
From seriously ill COVID-19 patients to individuals undergoing surgery, a respirator can mean the difference between life and death. Respirators, also called ventilators, are medical devices that aid patients in breathing when they struggle to do so on their own. Depending on the patient’s condition, a ventilator may be used in the short- or long-term. While the device can make a pivotal difference in a patient’s prognosis, it is not always the most convenient option for patients and staff.
In addition to serving about half of hospitals and physicians and approximately 1 in 3 adults each year in the US, Quest Diagnostics has become a recognized thought leader and innovator in COVID-19 research and services. Our original research and critical insights are highlighting the many unanticipated impacts of the pandemic on public health.
Additionally, through Q4HE, we have taken a bold stand in committing to addressing testing access inequities in the short-term and disparities in outcomes into the future.