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Survey: How On-site Employees Feel About COVID-19 Protocols

  A recent  survey indicates employees appreciate employers keeping them safe during the pandemic but have mixed feelings on methods when returning to the office. Kacey Larsen, Ragan Communications As the U.S. nears the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of U.S. workers give their employers positive marks for prioritizing their safety and…

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How COVID-19 Continues to Impact Central Pharmacies  (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing As COVID-19 continues to rage around the world, pharmacy automation continues to help hospital systems keep up with the wave of demand.  82% of hospital pharmacists say COVID-19 changed their top technology initiatives.  In fact, the global market for pharmacy automation is expected to reach nearly $8 billion by 2024.  …

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What Would Dr. King Say About Today’s Supreme Court? Would He See It Leading To Stop Covid-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Black Americans?

  Tom Madden,  Founder & CEO, TransMedia Group Wanting to write critically about Supreme Court jurists taking political nose dives into proceedings, I was tempted to be facetiously irreverent.  Then I thought that would not be too cool on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.    This venerable day might not be the right occasion to criticize the…

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Huggers are an Endangered Species Thanks to Covid

  Tom Madden,  Founder & CEO, TransMedia Group First, let’s review what that foregone, antiquated greeting was like back in the late 21st Century as by now many have forgotten what a hug is, thank goodness.    In olden times back in a place called earth, a hug was a term that described a practice when two…

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A Survival Guide for Managing Workplace COVID Discussions

  As our national discourse sinks to new lows, take these steps to keep a cool head when tense topics arise. Dr. Paul White Well, here we are, 18+ months into dealing with COVID-19. Unfortunately, many challenges remain. And additional challenges have developed – not only dealing with the actual physical repercussions of the virus…

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How LifeWorks Rebranded Itself During COVID-19

  Get practical, helpful insights from a pandemic-era corporate rebrand case study. Robby Brumberg, Ragan Communications A corporate rebrand is never easy. Try doing that during a global pandemic. LifeWorks, the global well-being solutions business formerly known as Morneau Shepell, faced this issue during the past year. Rod Cumming, LifeWork’s VP of global corporate and…

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OP-ED: The Covid-19 Olympics: Another Shameful Decision By The IOC

Arthur Solomon After more than a year of warnings from medical scientists that the Summer Olympic games in Tokyo has the potential of making the Covid-19 pandemic worse, after more than a year of protests by Japanese citizens that holding the Olympics endangered their population and after a year’s delay Tokyo 2020 officially commenced on…

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Knowing Your Risk in the COVID-19 Pandemic (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing As of last month, half of American adults have been at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19.  While this number is widely celebrated, it may not be enough to end the pandemic. Herd immunity requires 70% to 85% of a population to be vaccinated.  Vaccine hesitancy in the US has led…

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Three Business Technology Trends to Prepare for in the Wake of COVID-19

Robert Castles, Principal and Chief Technology Officer, PMG 2020 was a pivotal year in so many ways, and global events stemming from the pandemic continue to affect businesses and the technology they use.  Not only did formerly thriving organizations shut their doors permanently, but the workflows of those that survived were thrown for a loop…

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How Nursing Homes Can Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing 2020 was a horrific year for nursing homes. Of the 500,000+ American deaths from COVID-19, 36% were care facility residents or staff. In some states, that figure was as high as 54%. While the older generations and those with health issues are uniquely vulnerable in the pandemic, several missteps taken…

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Four Key Ways COVID Has Changed Physical, Virtual and Hybrid Events

Mark Roberts, CMO, PGi   The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of how we operate, and we’re probably going to be dealing with these changes for years to come.  But many people may not realize how COVID has changed events, not just amid the pandemic but for the long term. It’s not an overstatement to…

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