Healthcare

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The Future of Telemedicine

We can extend the reach of healthcare to the home, as well as under-served areas.

Growing up in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, I saw firsthand that where you live is often the single greatest determinant of health and life expectancy. In Brazil, 75 percent of the population does not have private health insurance. Long lines at outdated public health clinics for the most basic services are a normal part of everyday […]

How Smart Data Can Help Keep Healthcare Products Safe

It’s not always clear how to ship temperature-sensitive products. Comprehensive data analysis — with a little help from Sir Isaac Newton — makes it easier.

Moving temperature-sensitive products safely and effectively is one of the most challenging supply chain issues confronting healthcare companies around the world. Unpredictable weather (sometimes extreme), the speed of transport and other variables present serious risks to products that require temperature-controlled environments. Healthcare logistics executives want solutions to minimize spoilage and damage to shipments, maximize efficiency […]

3 Wishes in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Through awareness and early detection, we can save lives.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the Blue Star represents the continued fight against the sickness. It’s a unifying symbol for a community of survivors, caregivers, advocates and champions like Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), the Mayo Clinic, UPS, Exact Sciences, American Cancer Society, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and others joining forces for […]

3 Changes for Women and Business in 2019

To accelerate the pace of change in workplace gender equality, business can implement and scale solutions to reach more women.

We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow. The most recent World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap report found that it will take another 200 years […]

The Surprising Power of Simply Asking Coworkers How They’re Doing

We all have the power to make a difference in the lives of others and even on the bottom line.

We humans have an innate need to belong — to one another, to our friends and families and to our culture and country. The same is true when we’re at work. When people feel like they belong at work, they are more productive, motivated, engaged and 3.5 times more likely to contribute to their fullest […]