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Health in the Built Environment

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We’ve always looked for ways to make our built environment safer. But what if they could also make us healthier? Can buildings impact overall health and health-related issues such as obesity, diabetes and asthma? SCA, makers of the Tork brand, looked for answers, partnering with architect and sustainability consultant Alan Scott.

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Driving the Evolution of Patient Experience

By: Alison B. Saine
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Ten years ago it was enough to treat patients’ clinical needs—if the medical or surgical treatments were a success, the patient left satisfied. Improving the patient experience was a supplemental priority for hospitals. Now patients and potential patients pay attention to how they receive clinical treatments and how healthcare providers communicate with them both before and after they leave the hospital. Their perception of care drives hospital revenue and reimbursements, hence making Patient Experience a core element of healthcare services.

Driving the Evolution of Patient Experience

By: Alison B. Saine
Blog

Ten years ago it was enough to treat patients’ clinical needs—if the medical or surgical treatments were a success, the patient left satisfied. Improving the patient experience was a supplemental priority for hospitals. Now patients and potential patients pay attention to how they receive clinical treatments and how healthcare providers communicate with them both before and after they leave the hospital. Their perception of care drives hospital revenue and reimbursements, hence making Patient Experience a core element of healthcare services.

Be Part of the Solution: Join the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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If your organization recycles plastics or manufactures healthcare products or packaging materials and you want to be on the front lines of the emerging Circular Economy, HPRC wants to talk to you! Work with industry-leading peers and develop real-world tools and projects to explore various approaches to healthcare plastics recycling across the full value chain. 

Transforming Delivery of High Quality Products

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At Pfizer, we are developing innovative manufacturing techniques that better meet today’s patient needs. 

In recent years, Pfizer has made dramatic advances in our manufacturing and supply chain. In 2016, we enabled even more efficient product delivery by applying the latest technologies and innovative partnerships to our manufacturing processes and supply chain. These advances include:

· Creating a first-of-its-kind manufacturing system that will give Pfizer increased flexibility and speed of production

Sandoz Announces Winners of Inaugural Healthcare Access Challenge (Sandoz HACk)

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  • Three winners, chosen by expert panel at Wired Health 2017 in London, identified innovative approaches to address access challenges in Ghana, the Maldives and the Philippines.
  • Winning ideas proposed novel ways to use mobile technologies to connect patients with caregivers and essential medicines.
  • Sandoz invited young people worldwide to “reimagine access to healthcare” – arguably the largest unmet medical need.
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  • Three winners, chosen by expert panel at Wired Health 2017 in London, identified innovative approaches to address access challenges in Ghana, the Maldives and the Philippines.
  • Winning ideas proposed novel ways to use mobile technologies to connect patients with caregivers and essential medicines.
  • Sandoz invited young people worldwide to “reimagine access to healthcare” – arguably the largest unmet medical need.

Pfizer, Partners Will Discuss “How to End a Plague” during SXSW Panel

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“In your pocket, you have a tool that we have employed to map the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.”
– Dr. Paul Emerson, Director of the International Trachoma Initiative at The Task Force for Global Health.

Meet Alexis, a Graduate from Generation USA

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Alexis joined the inaugural group of recruits at Generation Pittsburgh in September 2014. She is working towards a career in healthcare.

Why Generation

“Generation Pittsburgh is a group of honest people who’ve come together to help assist the community in a positive way. Generation helps rescue those who need a second chance in life and puts them on the right path. I know that with dedication and believing in myself, I can be successful.”

What a job means to me

The Complete Guide to Finding a Recycling Partner for Your Hospital

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This complete guide to finding a hospital recycling partner will help you get your program up and running. We'll walk you through resources for finding the right partner, whether you can start with your current waste hauler, recycling partners, or other services providers, or are beginning the search from scratch.

Read the full guide on the HPRC site.

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Pfizer Combines Resources with Partners to Support UN Global Goals

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At Pfizer, we realize no one organization or corporation can solve all of today’s complex healthcare challenges. That’s why we seek to combine our resources with the expertise of a range of diverse partners – including NGOs, governments and social entrepreneurs – to catalyze creative approaches to accelerating progress and breaking down healthcare barriers. In doing so, we are directly supporting progress toward several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals.

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