alexbrown

The bringing forward of millions of Pfizer vaccine doses last week followed a back channels intervention eight days earlier by a high-powered network which included a senior business figure despairing of the government’s failure to secure enough vaccine supplies, and a former prime minister. Key points: Australia contracted Pfizer for 40 million doses of the
0 Comments
Two Jacksonville hospital leaders have received national recognition for their work: Among other accomplishments, one has a transformational new vision for children’s health, the other led an exhaustive COVID-19 testing and vaccination plan.  R. Lawrence Moss, president and CEO of Nemours Children’s Health, which has hospitals and clinics in five states, and Tammy Daniel, Baptist Health senior vice
0 Comments
For the last four months, Shannon Kellogg has been struggling to find a reliable EMS service.  In March, medical transportation service MedCare stopped transporting residents from the Presidential Post-Acute nursing home in Marion to dialysis and doctors’ appointments. Then last month, Life Line Medical Ambulance said they will be cutting its services, too, the administrator said.  “There is nobody servicing
0 Comments
When Vireo Health needed help lobbying state lawmakers to expand Minnesota’s medical cannabis program, employees and their union stepped up, helping push the measure across the finish line in May. Unfortunately, that spirit of cooperation has not extended to the bargaining table this summer. Workers at Vireo Health’s Otsego growing facility and eight Green Goods
0 Comments
It’s official: Eleanor Health–an addiction outpatient treatment center with locations in six states, including a New Jersey site in Verona–has become the first addiction treatment program in New Jersey to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation and Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Eleanor Health’s Office-Based Opioid Treatment is a comprehensive outpatient opioid addiction treatment program, now
0 Comments
The earth observatory ETRSS-1 satellite, designed to collect and forward data required to modernize agriculture and mitigate drought, is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Dec. 20, 2019. Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images If we didn’t know already, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the fact that data is the most important strategic
0 Comments
COVID-19 has created a moment of truth for healthcare organisations by testing their emergency preparedness at every level—including their technology infrastructure. The pandemic has accelerated technology adoption across healthcare organisations, from telehealth to clinical collaboration. Amid the global crisis, healthcare CIOs have experienced the inherent challenges of self-hosted systems—such as maintenance time, outages and the
0 Comments
Engie announces change of leadership Engie has announced significant changes following the departure of a number of senior directors. Figures including Marcus Asquith, Partnership Director for NELC, have left their posts under circumstances which remain unclear. Engie, who have a pre-existing contract with North East Lincolnshire Council, has now confirmed plan to launch a new
0 Comments
Abuja, 9 July, 2021 – The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s North-eastern BAY (Borno, Adamawa and Yobe) remains protracted, with an estimated eight million people at risk of displacement, impoverishment and threats of violence. As a result, WHO has resolved to maintain the current status of grade 3 health emergency declared in the region since 2019.
0 Comments