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Centene and Quartet Health expand partnership nationwide to help ensure members have access to critical behavioral health care during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

Centene and Quartet Health expand partnership nationwide to help ensure members have access to critical behavioral health care during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

By: Centene
Source: Centene
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
Centene Corporation and Quartet Health announced a nationwide expansion of their existing partnership to help members quickly and easily access the behavioral health care they need.
Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced actions designed to help provide financial and administrative relief for the health care provider community facing unprecedented strain during the coronavirus pandemic.

Humana Announces Health Care Provider Initiative to Help Ease Financial and Administrative Stress During Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Humana
Source: Humana
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
Humana Inc. announces actions designed to help provide financial and administrative relief for the health care provider community facing unprecedented strain during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus_ Activision Blizzard CEO gave phone number to workers_CNBC

CEO gives cellphone number to all 10,000 of his employees to call with coronavirus concerns

By: Kevin Stankiewicz
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: April 14th, 2020
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said he has given out his phone number to the company’s roughly 10,000 employees around the world.
Hot Topics: COVID-19 from the Healthcare Perspective

Hot Topics: COVID-19 from the Healthcare Perspective

By: Page Society
Source: Page Society
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
To offer a window into these aspects of COVID-19 response, Page held a Hot Topics call for Page and Page Up members featuring perspectives from several organizations - a healthcare system that treated the first COVID-19 patient in the U.S., one of the largest national clinical laboratories in the U.S., a leader in RNA-based drug discovery and a leader in messenger RNA-based vaccines. Here are some takeaways from that discussion, led by Orest Holubec, chief communication officer for Providence.
This is why we exist: Coronavirus and the CCO – Kati Everett, Novant Health

This is why we exist: Coronavirus and the CCO – Kati Everett, Novant Health

By: Kate Everett
Source: Page Society
Given the enormous impact of Coronavirus on companies, we are shifting gears for the next few episodes. Page has been convening its members to share knowledge and best practices in these uncharted territories. We will be bringing you insights from a few of our members with a first-hand look at how they are helping their organizations grapple with these circumstances. In our first episode in this series, Kati Everett, the CCO at Novant Health, shares with us how her team is helping the people at the front lines of this battle, at a time when their business priorities have shifted entirely. The role of the communications team has never been more central to the organization when having the latest information saves lives. She ends by sharing advice for CCOs navigating this crisis, keeping in mind that there will be a time when we are post-crisis.
Infectious Diseases Experts Support Trump’s Use of Defense Production Act

Infectious Diseases Experts Support Trump’s Use of Defense Production Act

By: SHEA
Source: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Date of Publication: March 22nd, 2020
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America strongly supports President Trump’s use of his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure healthcare workers have the personal protective equipment necessary to safely treat patients with COVID-19. Healthcare workers throughout the country have reported dire shortages of these critical supplies, putting patients and healthcare workers at risk as they lead the frontline response.
Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

By: SHEA
Source: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Date of Publication: January 31st, 2020
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) emphasizes the importance of supporting novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) preparedness efforts with rigorous commitment to infection prevention and science-based decision making. SHEA members – healthcare epidemiologists and other experts in infection prevention and infectious diseases working in collaboration with public health – are experienced in outbreak management, having overseen preparedness and management of 2019-nCoV, SARS, MERS-CoV, H1N1, influenza, and other infectious diseases, and are working diligently to ensure safety.
N95 Mask Donations

Hanesbrands Donates N95 Respirator Masks to Forsyth County Hospitals and First Responsers

Source: Hanes
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
Committed to doing its part to help during the COVID-19 pandemic and critical shortage of medical face masks, HanesBrands has donated 6,500 N95 respirator masks to hospitals and first responders in Forsyth County.
Xerox and Vortran Medical Partnering to Mass Produce Disposable Ventilators _ Xerox Newsroom

Xerox and Vortran Medical Partnering to Mass Produce Disposable Ventilators

By: Xerox
Source: Xerox
Date of Publication: April 6th, 2020
Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Vortran Medical Technology are teaming up to speed and scale production of Vortran’s GO2Vent ventilator and related Airway Pressure Monitor (APM-Plus) for hospitals and emergency response units fighting the battle against COVID-19.
Mattel Unveils Special Edition #ThankYouHeroes Collection From Fisher-Price® to Honor Today’s Heroes _ Business Wire

Mattel Unveils Special Edition #ThankYouHeroes Collection From Fischer-Price to Honor Today's Heroes

By: Mattel
Source: Business Wire
Date of Publication: April 29th, 2020
All net proceeds from the new collectible line, which includes action figures and Little People® Community Champions, will go to #FirstRespondersFirst. The Fisher-Price launch is the first of several from Mattel brands designed to support today’s heroes, with others launching in the coming weeks as part of the Company’s new “Play it Forward” platform focused on leveraging Mattel brands to give back to communities in times of need