Infectious diseases

Milliken Pivots Textile Manufacturing to Produce Advanced Medical PPE

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 4:57pm

Milliken is manufacturing critical barrier protection fabrics to be used in gowns and headcovers for healthcare professionals.

Key Points: 
  • Milliken is manufacturing critical barrier protection fabrics to be used in gowns and headcovers for healthcare professionals.
  • We have focused our development and manufacturing processes to help fight the battle against COVID-19, said Halsey M. Cook, Milliken & Company president and CEO.
  • Categorized into Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3, Millikens advanced medical fabrics and barriers tested to the ANSI/AAMI PB70 Standard and suit multiple medical environments and usage situations.
  • Level 1 Medical Textile, Milliken PerimeterTM : Suitable for minimal risk situations, including basic care settings and standard hospital medical units, this gown textile provides a slight barrier to small amounts of fluid penetration.

DMGapp for COVID-19 Screening Now Available in Salesforce Cloud

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 4:36pm

DMGapp, a recently announced tool to streamline COVID-19 testing in communities, is now available in the Salesforce Cloud.

Key Points: 
  • DMGapp, a recently announced tool to streamline COVID-19 testing in communities, is now available in the Salesforce Cloud.
  • Salesforce is a global tech company that provides solutions to private and government clients all over the world.
  • The DMGapp is available for government, public sector and commercial organizations to use for scheduling COVID-19 tests.
  • Coastal Cloud is the only firm in the state of Florida that has achieved platinum level as a Salesforce consulting partner.

EyeOn LifeLine Deployed to Hospital ICUs to Offer Potentially Life-Saving Communication Tool for Intubated Patients to Combat COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 4:27pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200402005626/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200402005626/en/
    The EyeOn LifeLine is lightweight, portable and has a suite of apps in our app store for AAC and medical AI use.
  • EyeOn LifeLine is ultra-portable so it can be utilized with multiple patients during this pandemic, to improve patient outcomes.
  • But the entire team jumped into action to modify the software and firmware to create EyeOn LifeLine, so COVID-19 patients can communicate critical needs to their healthcare workers while intubated or using a ventilator or respirator.
  • I just wish we had enough units to serve all the ICUs around the country.

Health Net Rolls Out $5.9 Million in COVID-19 Assistance for Those Serving Medi-Cal Members

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 4:30pm

Today, Health Net LLC announced it will provide $5.9 million in immediate assistance to support Medi-Cal providers impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Key Points: 
  • Today, Health Net LLC announced it will provide $5.9 million in immediate assistance to support Medi-Cal providers impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Medi-Cal providers have been significantly impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19 across the state, said Brian Ternan, CEO of Health Net.
  • Health Net requested to use funding set aside for improving enrollee health outcomes under the California Department of Managed Health Cares (DMHC) approval of Centenes acquisition of Health Net in 2016.
  • Recognizing the urgency of the situation, and the important role health centers play in serving communities across the state Health Net is making this funding for health centers available immediately.

Infiniti’s Industry Experts Share their Thought on How the Covid-19 Pandemic is Influencing Customer Buying Behavior

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:44pm

The article covers detailed insights into the key customer trends observed globally and strategies on how businesses can respond to changing customer buying behavior.

Key Points: 
  • The article covers detailed insights into the key customer trends observed globally and strategies on how businesses can respond to changing customer buying behavior.
  • As such, analyzing customer buying behavior and spending patterns are the way forward for businesses across various industries to gain a competitive edge in the long-run.
  • Are you facing difficulties in stocking up supplies based on customer buying behavior?
  • Understand customer buying behavior and meet their needs by uncovering factors influencing product or service loyalty, advocacy, and repeat purchases.

KBRA Europe Releases Research – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Sponsor Support and Structural Features to Insulate UK CMBS From Rent Disruptions

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:31pm

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited (KBRA) releases research regarding UK CMBS transactions.

Key Points: 
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited (KBRA) releases research regarding UK CMBS transactions.
  • The UK government passed on 25 March a package of measures to support businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including a measure to protect commercial tenants from eviction.
  • The measure will allow tenants to defer rent in March and June.
  • Even if there was a failure to pay, bond level structural features such as liquidity facilities and deferrable interest should insulate bondholders from the direct effects.

Modelo Commits $500,000 to #FirstRespondersFirst, Supporting Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:13pm

Chan School of Public Health , Thrive Global , and the CAA Foundation to support U.S. healthcare workers battling against COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Chan School of Public Health , Thrive Global , and the CAA Foundation to support U.S. healthcare workers battling against COVID-19.
  • Modelos commitment includes a $500,000 donation to the initiative to provide essential supplies, equipment, and resources to protect healthcare workers on the frontlines.
  • The initiatives goal is to provide first responder healthcare workers with physical and psychological resources they so desperately need as they serve on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • #FirstRespondersFirsts fundraising call to action delivers critical resources for protecting frontline healthcare workers, ranging from minimum-wage hourly workers in home-care settings to social workers, nurses, physicians, and beyond.

Ingles Markets, Incorporated Announces Plans to Hire Over 5,000 Additional Associates, Offer an Enhanced Two-Week COVID-19 Leave, and Pay an Appreciation Bonus Totaling Over 5 Million Dollars

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

We understand our important role in providing food, medicine and other products to our customers.

Key Points: 
  • We understand our important role in providing food, medicine and other products to our customers.
  • We are incredibly proud of how our associates have stepped up to the challenge to serve our local communities during this difficult time.
  • To ensure our stores and distribution center have the support they need, we are currently hiring over 5,000 additional associates.
  • In addition, we have modified our sick pay policy, and enhanced our medical plan to provide covered members with additional benefits.

Pager’s New COVID-19 Solution Aims to Help Flatten the Curve

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

Using a zero-integration approach, virtually any health plan or health system can deploy Pagers COVID-19 forward triage solution within a matter of days.

Key Points: 
  • Using a zero-integration approach, virtually any health plan or health system can deploy Pagers COVID-19 forward triage solution within a matter of days.
  • The decision to deploy this service to health systems and insurers on a global scale comes as Pager has helped Colombia flatten its curve.
  • When the number of COVID-19 cases began to increase in Latin America, Pagers solution for the disease was deployed through one of Colombias largest insurers with four million members.
  • Pagers service addresses the complexities associated with connecting people to care in the midst of a pandemic.

VirtualHealth and Divurgent Offer Personalized Patient Management to Battle COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

The partnership combines Divurgents remote patient outreach workforce with VirtualHealths COVID-19 end-to-end care management capability to proactively identify and manage suspected and confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership combines Divurgents remote patient outreach workforce with VirtualHealths COVID-19 end-to-end care management capability to proactively identify and manage suspected and confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.
  • The HELIOS platforms COVID-19 capability combines an evidence-based screening tool with tailored communications, case management, care planning, and outcomes tracking.
  • Together with Divurgent, we offer healthcare organizations a complete support ecosystem that marries the intelligence and scalability of technology with the empathy and compassion of healthcare workers, said Adam Sabloff, CEO of VirtualHealth.
  • HELIOS by VirtualHealth is the first comprehensive care management platform purpose-built to power the entire ecosystem of value-based care.