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Winners announced for the first ever 2020 North American Inspiring Workplaces Awards

Formerly known as The Employee Engagement Awards, now operating as The Inspiring Workplaces Awards Winners include organizations such as Cisco, Merck, Northwell Health, State of Colorado, T-Mobile, VA North Texas, Western Union Open for entries around the world for The 2021 Inspiring Workplaces Awards New York – September 24, 2020 – The 2020 North American… Read More »

Should front-line medical workers get the coronavirus vaccine first? Not necessarily

Health workers treating patients with the coronavirus may be at the top of the line to get a vaccine once one is approved. But that’s not necessarily the obvious move.  The National Vaccine Advisory Committee met Wednesday for the first of a two-day public meeting on the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccine developments and a distribution plan… Read More »

First component of VA EHR modernization goes live in Ohio

In a first step for its long-planned, decade-long, $ 16 billion Electronic Health Record Modernization program, the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs announced today that it has gone live with a scheduling tool that will, eventually, find its way into VA facilities across the country. WHY IT MATTERSThe new Cerner-developed Centralized Scheduling Solution is up… Read More »

Pfizer and BioNTech’s favored Covid-19 vaccine has fewer side effects than their first

In this photo illustration the American multinational pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a computer model of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the background. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech surprised many industry watchers on July 27 when they announced they would conduct a large-scale study of… Read More »

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? It’s way trickier than you might think

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a visit to the Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Innovation Center, a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant where components for a potential coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate are being developed, in Morrrisville, North Carolina, U.S., July 27, 2020. Carlos Barria | Reuters The hunt is on for a vaccine for Covid-19,… Read More »