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Worldwide Industrial Wastewater Treatment Industry to 2028 - Increasing Prevalence of Waterborne Diseases is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 4:21pm

The "Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market by Treatment Technology, and Application - Global Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market by Treatment Technology, and Application - Global Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market is expected to reach USD 78.0 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 6.8% during the forecast period, 2021-2028.
  • Rising industrial demand and stringent governmental regulations on treating wastewater are also a few of the key factors driving the growth of the industrial wastewater treatment market.
  • The study offers a comprehensive analysis of the industrial wastewater treatment market with respect to the technologies, applications, and geography.

Socially Determined Accelerates Time-to-Value for SDOH Insights and Initiatives with Enhancements to SocialScape® Platform

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

Socially Determined , the Social Risk Intelligence company for organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), today announced a significant set of enhancements to its SocialScape platform.

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  • Socially Determined , the Social Risk Intelligence company for organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), today announced a significant set of enhancements to its SocialScape platform.
  • SocialScape is a HITRUST-certified platform that received an A+ rating from KLAS Research based on rigorous, in-depth and anonymous interviews with Socially Determined clients.
  • Socially Determined provides Social Risk Intelligence solutions to organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) impacting their communities and populations.
  • Socially Determined is headquartered in Washington, DC and operates a second office in Blacksburg, VA. For more information, follow Socially Determined on Twitter ( @SocDetermined ) or LinkedIn ( www.linkedin.com/company/socially-determined ), or visit www.SociallyDetermined.com .

As Delta Variant Surges, Medicomp Systems Cancels Participation in HIMSS21

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:07pm

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicomp Systems, which makes medical data relevant, usable and actionable, today announced that it is canceling its participation in the HIMSS21 Global Health Conference & Exhibition, August 9-13, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicomp Systems, which makes medical data relevant, usable and actionable, today announced that it is canceling its participation in the HIMSS21 Global Health Conference & Exhibition, August 9-13, 2021, in Las Vegas.
  • With new COVID-19 cases surging due to the Delta variant, company leaders made the decision based on their commitment to keeping staff safe from infection.
  • Unfortunately, with the recent surge in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the Delta variant, we have concluded that our attendance poses an unacceptable health risk for our staff and their families," said David Lareau, CEO of Medicomp Systems.
  • Medicomp Systems is a leading provider of solutions that make data usable for connected care and better outcomes.

NYU Langone Health Named Coordinating Center for American Heart Association Health Equity Research Network to Prevent Hypertension in Black Communities

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:51pm

As part of a $20 million award from the America Heart Association, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has been named as the coordinating center for a new collaboration between eight universities to prevent hypertension and reduce racial inequities in cardiovascular disease outcomes in Black communities.

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  • As part of a $20 million award from the America Heart Association, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has been named as the coordinating center for a new collaboration between eight universities to prevent hypertension and reduce racial inequities in cardiovascular disease outcomes in Black communities.
  • One of the projects will assess a community-clinic linkage program to prevent hypertension in Black men in New York City.
  • NYU Langone's Institute for Excellence in Health Equity (IEHE) will serve as the coordinating center for the RESTORE Network.
  • "Preventing high blood pressure and addressing social determinants of health in historically excluded and under-resourced communities, especially in the Black community, is a top priority for the American Heart Association.

New Report Outlines Role of Social Determinants in Americans' Health

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:05am

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --America's chronic disease and health disparities crisis require policy interventions targeting structural racism and the social determinants of health, concludes a report released today by Trust for America's Health.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --America's chronic disease and health disparities crisis require policy interventions targeting structural racism and the social determinants of health, concludes a report released today by Trust for America's Health.
  • "The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the role that social and economic conditions play in health and gives policymakers an opportunity to build an improved social supports and public health system," said J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, President and CEO of Trust for America's Health.
  • Building healthy and thriving communities and advancing health equity require improving the social and economic conditions that shape health.
  • The social determinants of health are factors beyond traditional healthcare that significantly impact health including where you are born, live, work, play, go to school, and age.

Association of Black Cardiologists Supports COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates for Health Care Workforce

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:51pm

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly 50 years, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to its mission of eliminating cardiovascular disease health disparities in historically marginalized communities and pursuing health equity for all.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly 50 years, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to its mission of eliminating cardiovascular disease health disparities in historically marginalized communities and pursuing health equity for all.
  • Over the past 18 months, COVID-19 has followed the unyielding, traditional slope of disproportionately imposing adverse health outcomes upon the most vulnerable U.S. populations.
  • To protect all citizens from the extreme effects of COVID-19, the ABC strongly encourages vaccination of all health care personnel and, as well, all persons, especially members of the aforementioned groups.
  • In the same vein, we hope other industries will follow the example of the medical community and choose to employ policies that promote vaccination.

Hill International to Provide Technical Assistance for Bucharest’s Glina Wastewater Treatment Plant

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:15pm

PHILADELPHIA and BUCHAREST, Romania, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International(NYSE:HIL), delivering the infrastructure of change, announced today it was selected by the Municipality of Bucharest to provide technical assistance for Phase 2 of the Glina Wastewater Treatment Plant project, one of the largest environmental projects in the country.

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  • PHILADELPHIA and BUCHAREST, Romania, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International(NYSE:HIL), delivering the infrastructure of change, announced today it was selected by the Municipality of Bucharest to provide technical assistance for Phase 2 of the Glina Wastewater Treatment Plant project, one of the largest environmental projects in the country.
  • Valued at more than $400 million, the project comprises the expansion of the largest wastewater treatment plant in Romania with a secondary stage, tertiary stage, and sewage sludge line.
  • As part of an international consortium, Hill will provide technical assistance for all works supervision services, acting as the engineer and maintaining adherence to International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), European Union (EU), and national specifications.
  • The completion of the Glina Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewerage works represents a major challenge for Bucharest, says Panagiotis Methenitis, Hill Vice President and Managing Director for the Balkans.

Nomi Health Manages 30 Percent Spike in Demand for Free COVID-19 Testing in Utah

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:28pm

Since June 28th, Nomi has managed a 30 percent rise in COVID-19 testing demands across the site, including Provo and Draper.

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  • Since June 28th, Nomi has managed a 30 percent rise in COVID-19 testing demands across the site, including Provo and Draper.
  • Nomi Health COVID-19 testing solutions are free and do not require any medical referral or presence of symptoms.
  • From the very beginning of the pandemic, Nomi has been a collaborative partner to the State of Utah providing quality, no-cost testing services to Utahns.
  • Our COVID-19 public health testing and vaccine programs are a perfect example of a more direct, digital-first health care model at work.

China.org.cn: Second phase of COVID-19 origin tracing: Stop politicizing science

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:00pm

BEIJING, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on the second phase of COVID-19 origin tracing:

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  • BEIJING, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on the second phase of COVID-19 origin tracing:
    Second phase of COVID-19 origin tracing: Stop politicizing science
    On July 15, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus repeated that it was premature to rule out a potential link between the COVID-19 pandemic and a laboratory leak.
  • Actually, the March study report was compiled by experts from various countries and international organizations, covering epidemiology, zoology and other fields.
  • All the plans, visits, analyses and presentations during the first phase of virus origin tracing were made and carried out together by experts of the joint team.
  • So how can one guarantee that the second phase of origin tracing does not become a repeat of the "washing powder incident" when politics interferes with science?

Ampio Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 14th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (LUPUS 2021) & 6th International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmunity (CORA)

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:15pm

Such dysregulated hyperactivation of these pathways is associated with the cytokine/chemokine storm observed in severe COVID-19 patients.

Key Points: 
  • Such dysregulated hyperactivation of these pathways is associated with the cytokine/chemokine storm observed in severe COVID-19 patients.
  • Ampio recently announced early positive data in its AP-014 Phase I clinical trial, utilizing Ampion in treating respiratory distress in patients as a result of COVID-19.
  • The study showed inhaled Ampion reduced all-cause mortality in COVID-19 respiratory distress by 78% over the Standard of Care (SOC) alone.
  • Ampio undertakes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.