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New Book Backed by Vote with Power LLC Shows How Voters Will Gain Power Over Politics

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:32pm

With practical insight that prepares readers to take action by learning from, "Vote With Power!

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  • With practical insight that prepares readers to take action by learning from, "Vote With Power!
  • How Voters Can Change our Government" shares with readers how citizens can be a voice for their nation and make it a better place.
  • The readers will learn about a unique concept and organizational structure to take power away from political parties and big money!
  • "Vote With Power" is a groundbreaking book, unlike any other, to help voters make sure their vote counts.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Becomes First Health Plan in Market to Incorporate Equity Measures Into Its Payment Models

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

For its analysis, Blue Cross examined disparities across a range of categories for children and adults, including preventive and condition-specific care.

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  • For its analysis, Blue Cross examined disparities across a range of categories for children and adults, including preventive and condition-specific care.
  • One of the primary ways Blue Cross will address inequities in its members' care is by incorporating equity measures into its payment models starting in 2023.
  • The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation has made addressing racial inequities in health care one of its three focus areas, along with access to care and mental health.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ( bluecrossma.org ) is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered inBoston.

Rare Cannabinoid Company adds world's first high strength terpene-only tinctures to its apothecary of THCV, CBDV, Delta-8-THC, CBN, CBG, CBC, CBDA and Rare Hawaiian CBD

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:40am

They are the world's first high strength terpene-only tinctures and are designed to amplify the effects of the brand's full spectrum Rare Hawaiian CBD and rare cannabinoid extracts.

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  • They are the world's first high strength terpene-only tinctures and are designed to amplify the effects of the brand's full spectrum Rare Hawaiian CBD and rare cannabinoid extracts.
  • They also sell 500mg tinctures of Delta-8-THC, CBN,CBG, CBC and CBDA, an extra strength 3000mg CBD booster, and 1:1 blends of rare cannabinoids with Maui-grown CBD.
  • For optimal effects, Rare Cannabinoid Company recommends using their 1000mg full spectrum Hawaiian CBD as a base oil.
  • The brand also offers Ready Blends that pre-combine 250mg rare cannabinoid with 250mg full spectrum Rare Hawaiian CBD.

Consumers Favor Traditional Car Dealer Shopping Experience to Direct Retail by Nearly Threefold, Expect Dealers to Play Pivotal Role in EV Education

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Car shoppersincluding millennialsprefer the traditional dealer-centric car shopping experience to direct retail by nearly a three-to-one margin.

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  • Car shoppersincluding millennialsprefer the traditional dealer-centric car shopping experience to direct retail by nearly a three-to-one margin.
  • Further, nearly one-third of shoppers expect to lean on a car dealer as a primary source of information as they evaluate electric vehicles (EVs).
  • The studys respondents have sent a clear message regarding traditional and emerging car shopping models:
    57% prefer the traditional approach to car buying, while just 20% prefer Teslas direct retail model.
  • Further, EV Intendersrespondents identified by EVForward as the next generation of EV buyersshow a keen interest in making the car dealer experience a core part of their information-gathering, shopping and decision-making processes.

Harmony Biosciences Announces Winners of Patients at the Heart and Progress at the Heart on Third Annual World Narcolepsy Day

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:05pm

Initiated in 2021, Progress at the Heart supports innovative programs that address disparities, injustice, and inequities in the rare disease and sleep disorder community.

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  • Initiated in 2021, Progress at the Heart supports innovative programs that address disparities, injustice, and inequities in the rare disease and sleep disorder community.
  • "We are so inspired by the diverse and inventive programs submitted for this year's Patients and Progress at the Heart programs," said Cate McCanless, SVP, Corporate Affairs and Public Policy.
  • The company chose to announce the winners on World Narcolepsy Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness for this sleep disorder globally.
  • The first Patients at the Heart program awarded $65,000 to four organizations, which was increased to $74,000 in 2020.

Walmart and Global and Fortune 500 Companies Join Included Health Innovation Coalition to Address Health Disparities in the Black Community

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

Developed using insights from an innovation coalition of Global and Fortune 500 companies, the product will be the first dedicated care concierge and healthcare navigation platform focused on improving the healthcare experience and advancing health equity for Black Americans.

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  • Developed using insights from an innovation coalition of Global and Fortune 500 companies, the product will be the first dedicated care concierge and healthcare navigation platform focused on improving the healthcare experience and advancing health equity for Black Americans.
  • The Black Community Innovation Coalition is comprised of EHIR members Accenture, Best Buy, Genentech, Medtronic, State Farm, Target, and Walmart.
  • The Black Community Innovation Coalition will work closely together to inform the product through a combination of targeted market research studies, employee-led focus groups, population health analyses, and product design workshops.
  • The Included Health coalition work will culminate with the full market launch of the product designed for the Black community in early 2022.

O.C. Tanner Unveils Landmark Study, the 2022 Global Culture Report, as Companies Continue to Navigate the "Great Resignation" Era

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- O.C. Tanner, the global leader in employee recognition and workplace culture, today announced the release of its 2022 Global Culture Report. In its fourth year, the report provides an in-depth look at timely workplace culture and employee experience issues based on data gathered from over 38,000 employees, leaders, HR practitioners, and executives from 21 countries worldwide. The report was announced at O.C. Tanner's annual culture conference, Influence Greatness, which took place virtually for the second consecutive year.

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  • Tanner , the global leader in employee recognition and workplace culture, today announced the release of its 2022 Global Culture Report.
  • As companies approach a post-pandemic era, the report highlights some of their greatest challenges: creating meaningful employee experiences and connecting people across the organization.
  • Tanner is the global leader in software and services that improve workplace culture through meaningful employee experiences.
  • Tanner Institute uses multiple research methods to support the Global Culture Report, including interviews, focus groups, cross-sectional surveys, and a longitudinal survey.

Gartner names Plaetos Group as vendor in Voice of the Employee Market Guide, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 11:00am

Plaetos Group CEO and co-founder, Barbara Sharp, said Plaetos had worked closely with Gartner to establish Plaetos' uniqueness and competitive position in a market accelerated by COVID.

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  • Plaetos Group CEO and co-founder, Barbara Sharp, said Plaetos had worked closely with Gartner to establish Plaetos' uniqueness and competitive position in a market accelerated by COVID.
  • Gartner named Plaetos Group as a representative vendor in the Focus Group/ Conversational category within the Voice of the Employee (VoE) landscape:
    "These providers entered VoE from the user and market research sector, where tracking in-depth feedback in a guided "town hall/forum" style delivered positive outcomes for early adopters.
  • It is the second year running that Plaetos Group (previously Pax Republic) has been named as a representative vendor in the Gartner VoE market guide.
  • Plaetos Group is an Australian-based technology company providing innovative active and passive employee listening (Employee Voice) technologies for global large enterprises.

Advance United Holdings (AUHI) Acquires Additional Land Expanding Doyle Property to Over 8,100 Acres

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 14, 2021) - Advance United Holdings Inc. (CSE: AUHI) (FSE: 9I0) (the "Company" or "Advance United") is pleased to report that based on the results of the recent interpretation of the Terraquest airborne survey (see related press dated August 24, 2021) and on known and potential geological extensions of favorable geology the Doyle Property has been expanded by the addition of 57 additional claims.

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  • 57 new and additional claims encompass this high potential zone and expand Doyle Property to 2,850 hectares in size.
  • The claims have been added in three general areas east, north, and west of the existing property (Figure 1).
  • Interpretation of the VLF-EM data shows many anomalies extending off the property, some of which are known to host mineralization.
  • The Doyle Property is located approximately 92 kilometers southeast of Wawa, Ontario within the Batchewana Volcanic Belt of the Abitibi Province.

World’s First Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines: Helping People in Canada Make Informed Decisions

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines are:

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  • The Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines are:
    For the Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines to be effective, people must follow all three guidelines.
  • These guidelines will help people in Canada who gamble do so in a way that lowers their risk of experiencing these problems.
  • This is the first large-scale, international, comprehensive project in the world to produce guidelines for lower-risk gambling.
  • There is also a suite of resources that partners and the public can download to help promote the guidelines.