Public health

Drone delivers laboratory supplies in 43-mile ocean-crossing test for USVI Department of Health

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:42pm

In a test to improve delivery of health services between communities in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) and its public health laboratory, the USVI Department of Health, Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and other collaborators made a successful 43-mile open-ocean drone crossing last week between St. Croix and St. Thomas.

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  • In a test to improve delivery of health services between communities in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) and its public health laboratory, the USVI Department of Health, Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and other collaborators made a successful 43-mile open-ocean drone crossing last week between St. Croix and St. Thomas.
  • While drones have been trialed internationally in the past, this test marks a critical milestone for domestic use of drones in public health.
  • In the past, during epidemics and following the hurricane disasters, the Department of Health had to rely on any means possible to transport critical health-related materials, said APHL member Brett Ellis, director of the Territorial Public Health Laboratory within the USVI Department of Health.
  • This test underscores the importance of finding innovative methods for strengthening public health laboratory systems and keeping our communities safe.

Recon Technology, Ltd. Announced High Performance Testing Result of Treated Wastewater in Huabei Oilfield, Leading in Technology and Processing Indicators

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:30pm

Beijing BHD provided sewage treatment and reinjection technology services to Huabei Oilfield, aimed to ensure that the treated wastewater is up to standard.

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  • Beijing BHD provided sewage treatment and reinjection technology services to Huabei Oilfield, aimed to ensure that the treated wastewater is up to standard.
  • The excellent performance of Beijing BHD's sewage treatment technology is expected to bring more contracts and produce more profit for the Company.
  • According to the report issued by a third-party testing company, all the indicators are qualified and comply with the relevant national environmental monitoring technical standards and the requirements of Huabei Oilfield.
  • "Our services helped Huabei Oilfield treated 35,000 cubic meters of wastewater per month and sustainably generated more than $100,000 monthly revenue for Recon.

New Online Estimation Tool Makes Temporary Fencing Rentals Easier for Contractors, Event Managers

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 5:45pm

ZTERS Site Solutions has built a new online tool that quickly and accurately estimates temporary fencing perimeters, including the addition of gates and other add-ons, with just a few clicks of the mouse.

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  • ZTERS Site Solutions has built a new online tool that quickly and accurately estimates temporary fencing perimeters, including the addition of gates and other add-ons, with just a few clicks of the mouse.
  • Contractors and project managers can visit http://www.zters.com/portal/fencing to locate the Fencing Tool.
  • The custom-built web interface makes it easy to select the right amount of temporary fencing for any U.S.-based worksite.
  • Since 2009, the company has provided top-rated waste solutions, including dumpsters, portable toilets, temporary fencing, storage containers, and portable offices to construction sites.

ASTHO and George Mason University Innovate to Improve Public Health through a New Academic and Practice Collaborative

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 3:41pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the George Mason College of Health and Human Services announced the formation of the ASTHO-Mason Collaborative for Applied Public Health Practice, a groundbreaking initiative to prepare the next generation of research and practice leaders in public health.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the George Mason College of Health and Human Services announced the formation of the ASTHO-Mason Collaborative for Applied Public Health Practice, a groundbreaking initiative to prepare the next generation of research and practice leaders in public health.
  • "The Collaborative reflects the increasing complexity of global public health and the demand for flexible, lifelong learning pathways for public health practitioners and academics.
  • The Collaborative builds upon the strengths of both ASTHO and George Mason to ensure that the next generation of public health professionals is prepared to advance health equity and protect and promote health nationwide.
  • ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in public health practice.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

5th Annual MarketsandMarkets Infection Control, Sterilization and Decontamination in Healthcare Congress

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

5th Annual MarketsandMarkets Infection Control, Sterilization and Decontamination in Healthcare Congress

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  • 5th Annual MarketsandMarkets Infection Control, Sterilization and Decontamination in Healthcare Congress
    The 5th Annual Infection Control, Sterilization and Decontamination in Healthcare Congress is organized by MarketsandMarketsat Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington on 19th and 20th March 2020.
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10th Annual National Hygiene Specialist® Excellence Award Recipients Announced by UMF Corporation

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

SKOKIE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- UMF Corporation , today announced the recipients of the company's 10th annual Hygiene Specialist Excellence award, which acknowledges the important contribution of environmental services (ES) departments in hospitals and long-term care facilities across the country.

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  • SKOKIE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- UMF Corporation , today announced the recipients of the company's 10th annual Hygiene Specialist Excellence award, which acknowledges the important contribution of environmental services (ES) departments in hospitals and long-term care facilities across the country.
  • "We are elated that UMF Corporation has recognized Lourdes and Elida with the National Hygiene Specialist Award," says Felix Nazario, Administrative Director of Environmental Services at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
  • "We established the Hygiene Specialist Excellence Award in order to recognize the invaluable contributions of the unheralded environmental services departments across the country," said UMF Corporation CEO George Clarke.
  • And, to submit for the 2019 National Hygiene Specialist Award, please visit https://www.perfectclean.com/award-copy .

Equality Health's Chief Medical Officer to Speak at Southwest Health IT Summit

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:11pm

PHOENIX and HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Equality Health , thePhoenix-based technology-enabled whole-health delivery system, announced today that its Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Stephan, is a featured speaker at this week's Southwest Health IT Summit in Houston, Texas, Nov. 14--15.

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  • PHOENIX and HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Equality Health , thePhoenix-based technology-enabled whole-health delivery system, announced today that its Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Stephan, is a featured speaker at this week's Southwest Health IT Summit in Houston, Texas, Nov. 14--15.
  • will enlighten conference attendees on how to move the needle on extreme disparities in health outcomes experienced across the country, including in Houston .
  • To address these and other health inequities, Stephan will explain how Equality Health is modernizing conventional care management with tech-enabled, highly personalized care coordination.
  • For more information about Equality Health, visit www.equalityhealth.com or follow @EqualityHealth on Facebook, @EqualityHealth on Twitter, and @EqualityHealth on LinkedIn.

Ceros Named to Crain's Fast 50 List

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:05pm

40 on the annual Fast 50 list of fastest-growing companies in the New York City metro by Crain's New York Business.

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  • 40 on the annual Fast 50 list of fastest-growing companies in the New York City metro by Crain's New York Business.
  • Ceros is in good company this year with Beeswax, Noom, Peloton Interactive, Policygenius, SeatGeek, and Thinx, all included on the list, the entirety of which can be viewed here .
  • To be considered for the Fast 50, firms responded to Crain's surveys to share pertinent data, providing financial statements to support their numbers.
  • The Ceros Studio is the only platform of its kind with the ability to produce creative content experiences at scale.

Revel Launches Innovative Social Determinants of Health Assessment

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

Revel's Social Determinants of Health Assessment is an advanced, multi-channel outreach program that uses leading edge technology to gather behavioral information about social determinants within member populations.

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  • Revel's Social Determinants of Health Assessment is an advanced, multi-channel outreach program that uses leading edge technology to gather behavioral information about social determinants within member populations.
  • Revel's health assessment program is designed to collect information on social determinants of health such as:
    Health services, including access to medical care, health literacy, and engagement
    Using best practices in behavioral research and data science, Revel's offering captures the attention of members and investigates the social barriers that impact them.
  • Engagement around interventions focused on social determinants of health provides the largest opportunity to help transform health plan member and patient lives, which is why Revel's SDoH Assessment is one of the most important initiatives we've ever offered."
  • Revel is a healthcare technology company that is reinventing health engagement to make it better through its industry leading health action platform, Revel Connect.