Social distancing

Intermountain Healthcare, Larry H. Miller Group, Qualtrics, and Deseret Management Corporation are "All In" to Address COVID

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:50am

Our caregivers have gone all in to care for our community, but they're feeling frustrated and exhausted," said Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare.

Key Points: 
  • Our caregivers have gone all in to care for our community, but they're feeling frustrated and exhausted," said Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare.
  • "We're imploring our Utah community to go all in with us by masking, social distancing, and limiting social gatherings.
  • Today, tomorrow, next week, we need to make choices so we can reduce the spread of this virus," said Keith McMullin, CEO of Deseret Management Corporation.
  • Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes and sustainable costs.

New Nasal Hygiene Product That Reduces The Spread Of Airborne Particles Named To TIME's List Of The 100 Best Inventions Of 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 4:54pm

FENDisa new nasal hygiene product that reduces the spread of airborne particles.

Key Points: 
  • FENDisa new nasal hygiene product that reduces the spread of airborne particles.
  • FEND is a new form of nasal hygiene like hand washing is for hands, which protects you and others.
  • Adding FEND to existing hygiene efforts, including mask-wearing, hand washing and social distancing, is an additional line of defense.
  • For 2020's list, TIME solicited nominations both from its editors and correspondents around the world and through an online application process.

Vyopta Survey Shows Companies are Investing in Social Distancing Compliance Technology for Workspace Collaboration

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

IT and Workplace teams are now tasked with helping teams stay productive while ensuring social distancing guidelines are being followed by those coming back to the office.

Key Points: 
  • IT and Workplace teams are now tasked with helping teams stay productive while ensuring social distancing guidelines are being followed by those coming back to the office.
  • They need a way to ensure safety protocols such as social distancing are being followed as well as implement contact tracing should an outbreak occur."
  • Vyopta , the Collaboration Intelligence company, is a global leader in comprehensive monitoring and analytics for Collaboration Performance Management and Workspace Insights.
  • Vyopta Workspace Insights brings user attributes, collaboration activity, and calendar booking data into one flexible, customizable, and visual experience that empowers companies to proactively avoid social distancing risks with actionable data and ensure compliance by reviewing trends.

Diverse Utah Organizations Join Together to Address State’s Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 7:03pm

Our caregivers have gone all in to care for our community, but theyre feeling frustrated and exhausted, said Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare.

Key Points: 
  • Our caregivers have gone all in to care for our community, but theyre feeling frustrated and exhausted, said Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare.
  • Were imploring our Utah community to go all in with us by masking, social distancing, and limiting social gatherings.
  • Were confident that we can pull together to prevent these hospitalizations and deaths.
  • The community leaders unveiled a new public service and social media campaign called All In to address the need for Utahns to join together to reduce the spread of the virus.

Universities Respond to the Pandemic by Using Occuspace Crowd Management Technology to Reopen Safely and Promote Social Distancing

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 4:17pm

Baylor University, University of Rochester and more using new Occuspace tech to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Baylor University, University of Rochester and more using new Occuspace tech to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
  • Yet, what can be densely populated spaces like libraries and dining halls do not have to remain off-limits for students.
  • Reducing costs and improving the student experience are major factors influencing how universities respond to the pandemic on their campuses.
  • Occuspace is changing the way universities and retailers approach monitoring occupancy to promote safe social distancing.

Home Instead Joins Forces with Amazon Business to Brighten the Holiday Season for Older Adults

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:30pm

This year, for the first time in the program's 17-year history, Home Instead is teaming up with Amazon Business to create a contactless gift-giving experience for volunteers and recipients.

Key Points: 
  • This year, for the first time in the program's 17-year history, Home Instead is teaming up with Amazon Business to create a contactless gift-giving experience for volunteers and recipients.
  • This new collaboration with Amazon Business will help Home Instead to providethe same holiday cheer to our local seniors while also prioritizing the safety and wellness of all who are involved.
  • Participating local Home Instead franchises will create customized Amazon Business Wish Lists for local seniors in need.
  • "Social distancing has amplified feelings of loneliness for many older adults, making it more critical than ever for communities to stay connected this holiday season," said Jeff Huber, CEO at Home Instead.

Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes COVID-19 Edition of Journal of Innovation

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) today announced the 15th edition of the Journal of Innovation (JoI) IoT Enabling Fast Response to COVID and other Pandemics .

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) today announced the 15th edition of the Journal of Innovation (JoI) IoT Enabling Fast Response to COVID and other Pandemics .
  • As of this publication date, this New York Times chart shows more than 50.5 million worldwide cases of COVID-19 and more than 1.2 million deaths.
  • This edition of The IIC Journal of Innovation shows how IoT will play a crucial role in helping IT organizations adjust to the "new normal," from working at home to social distancing.
  • "In this edition of the JoI, IIC members discuss how IoT can help companies protect themselves and others now and aftermath of the pandemic."

Global Social Distancing Solutions Market by Technology, Gear, and Applications 2021-2026: General Human Being Tracking Market is Forecast to Exceed $9B by 2026

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1:15pm

This report evaluates the ecosystem, solutions and applications comprising the social distancing solutions market.

Key Points: 
  • This report evaluates the ecosystem, solutions and applications comprising the social distancing solutions market.
  • The report also assesses the factors that will drive a multi-billion-dollar social distancing solutions market in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The report includes social distancing solutions market forecasts for 2021 through 2026 as well as analysis of vendor strategies and capabilities to provide solutions.
  • For example, the intent to engage in social activities that may lead to undesirable contact could be identified as part of social distancing solutions market applications.

The Shyft Group's Strobes-R-Us Looks To Fleet Future, Showcases Emerging Upfit Innovations

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:15pm

The seminar will provide attendees insights and education around private as well as local, state, and federal fleet management best practices and emerging upfit innovations.

Key Points: 
  • The seminar will provide attendees insights and education around private as well as local, state, and federal fleet management best practices and emerging upfit innovations.
  • Proper safety protocols will be enforced; social distancing will be in effect, and masks will be required for all attendees.
  • Also on display at the event will be a service body upfit from The Shyft Group's DuraMag brand, the company's most recent acquisition.
  • "The open house is an exciting opportunity to showcase both Strobes-R-Us services and products, as well as introduce customers to our brand-new upfit facility," said Chad Heminover, President, Shyft Fleet Vehicles & Services.

"The Faces of COVID-19" Memorial Wall Began its Nationwide Tour in St. Louis

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 1:48pm

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The US COVID Memorial announced that it began a nationwide tour of "The Faces of COVID-19" Memorial Wall on November6th, 2020, in St. Louis.

Key Points: 
  • ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The US COVID Memorial announced that it began a nationwide tour of "The Faces of COVID-19" Memorial Wall on November6th, 2020, in St. Louis.
  • It currently contains 23 3X8 foot panels with photo collages or inch hearts, representing every person who died.
  • The Memorial Wall is a way to honor the Victims, help millions of people in mourning, collect photos and eulogies, and promote masks and social distancing.
  • Finding grieving people and families, escorting the Memorial Wall around the country, and building a Virtual Memorial is expensive.