Articles by tag: COVID-19

Wine Investment Has a Promising Future With Technology Pushing it Forth

Because investment opportunities are often shifting, wine investment is gaining some significant attention. With traditional markets experiencing volatility and uncertainty, investors are increasingly looking towards unique assets like fine wine and spirits to diversify their portfolios. The potential for appreciation over time, combined with the enjoyment of owning a tangible asset, has made wine…

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Schools Must Dig Deep with Root Cause Analysis to Truly Tackle Absenteeism

As the U.S. grapples with a rising tide of chronic absenteeism in schools, a phenomenon exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, educational leaders are faced with a pivotal challenge. With the shift to online learning during the pandemic, students and parents questioned the efficacy and necessity of traditional schooling structures, leading to increased absentee rates…

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Strength in Science and Mission: A Swift Critical Response

Technetics stands out in its field due to a remarkable blend of factors that set it apart from the competition. With a rich history spanning 150 years, the company has amassed a wealth of sealing expertise. Its team comprises numerous experts, including PhDs in material science, who contribute deep knowledge to every project. Moreover, Technetics…

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Navigating the Right Approach to Personal Loss and Mental Health in the Workplace

In a special edition of the Highway to Health podcast, host David Kemp steps out of the studio and onto the greens of Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. This episode features a candid discussion on the intersection of personal loss and mental health in the workplace with Matt Brost, Vice President of Health…

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Researchers: Viruses Like COVID-19 Can Be Prevented With the Development of a Targeted Nasal Spray Solution

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are not just working on vaccines and treatments but also on preventive measures that could be simpler yet effective. Imagine a world where a spritz of a nasal spray could help you fight the virus? That notion isn’t just wishful thinking;…

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Achieving Health Equity in Healthcare Requires Investment, Data, and Better Educational Tools

Achieving health equity has been a long-term challenge for the healthcare industry and a topic that has received more national and global attention since the COVID-19 pandemic. Marginalized communities in particular face deep disparities when trying to access healthcare and in their health outcomes. According to the Harvard Business Review, when compared to their…

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HealthFirst Emergency Medication Management (EMM)

Never worry about outdated emergency medical kits and crash carts or receiving invoices for replacing emergency medications. HealthFirst Emergency Medication Management (EMM) offers a full suite of pre-formulated STAT KIT® emergency medical kits.

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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The Pandemic Accelerated Health Systems’ Adoption of Digital Health Services. They’re Now Maneuvering a “Fragmented” Ecosystem.
April 6, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption across the healthcare industry, from exacerbating the industry’s labor shortage to a heavier involvement from federal and local governments in funding relief programs and an easing of regulatory red tape. It also led to, by complete necessity, a surge in the adoption of digital technologies and services,…

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As Nurses & Physicians Continue to Face Workforce Shortages, Improving Healthcare Workforce Safety Becomes a Top Priority
March 28, 2023

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the healthcare industry is no exception. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a significant challenge for the healthcare industry, creating hefty healthcare workforce struggles. After nearly three years, many healthcare systems are still struggling to cope with the unprecedented healthcare staffing shortage across many specialties. Given the…

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The Persistent Rise of Homeschooling in America, Explained
February 17, 2023

Gone are the days when homeschooling your children was a radical move. Today, more and more parents are choosing to educate their children at home, fueling the rise of homeschooling in the U.S. According to a new joint analysis by the Associated Press and researchers from Stanford University, a whopping 1.2 million K-12 schoolchildren remain…

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What’s in Store for 2023 With the Current Volatility in the Stock Market?
January 23, 2023

With the S&P 500 down at about 20% and the Nasdaq down at almost 30%, a lot of questions have been flying around about what’s causing the declines and volatility in the stock market. Many have said the market is just trying to balance itself after the spike during the COVID-19 period, while others…

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Mitigating COVID-19 Through Improvements to Indoor Air Quality
December 27, 2022

One thing is universally known three years into the global COVID-19 pandemic: almost all COVID-19 infections occur indoors. Poorly ventilated spaces help spread COVID-19, flu, and other raspatory illnesses. Recognizing the seriousness of the situation, in October 2022, the Biden administration held a White House Summit on Improving Indoor Air Quality. The summit gathered public…

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Weaver: Beyond the Numbers: It’s Up to You, New York (and Charlie)
March 14, 2022

Howard Altshuler and Rob Nowak invited Charlie Anastasia to Weaver’s Beyond the Numbers — Real Estate Edition, to give his insight on life in New York City pre-Thanksgiving 2021. “You definitely will see a lot more people in the city, which is really refreshing,” Anastasia said. The last six months have seen an increase in…

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Breaking Glass: IM Women Group Aims to Progress Gender Equity Through Education Campaign
February 15, 2022

The pandemic has disproportionately affected women in the workplace. Activists nationwide are concerned for the progress that’s been made once statistics were released, showing that 2.4M women dropped out of the workforce within the first year of the pandemic totaling $800 billion of lost income. Additionally, 38% of women surveyed in the tech industry said…

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Cruise Lines Adapt to Rough Waters with Ever-Changing CDC Guidelines
February 9, 2022

Uncertainty is the name of the game for the cruises in 2022. To close out 2021, the industry, which has been struggling to unanchor itself from the financial and PR losses it faced during the pandemic, was hit with a fresh update from the CDC. The message was clear for travelers: stay away. Upgrading its…

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Is the FDA’s Accelerated Approval of Molnupiravir Setting a Pharmaceutical Standard?
January 7, 2022

In late December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Emergency Use Authorization of Pfizer’s Paxlovid, a pill to help treat COVID-19. The next day another pill, Merck’s Molnupiravir, was approved. This marked a big step in the fight against COVID-19, especially with these pills now available in several states. The pace at which these…

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