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Released: 12-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Health Systems Unite to Encourage Patients to Put Health First, Access Care When Needed
BetterTogether.health

LOS ANGELES COUNTY: Six of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and care facilities across the region have come together united in a mission to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed.

Newswise: Supply chain challenges to remain as states start to reopen
Released: 12-May-2020 6:55 AM EDT
Supply chain challenges to remain as states start to reopen
Iowa State University

A supply chain expert expects some hiccups as states start to reopen and supply chains slowly rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Grawe says the uncertainty that led to shortages of toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the start of this pandemic will continue to disrupt supply chains.

Newswise: Report tackles quality of management in federal agencies
Released: 11-May-2020 4:40 PM EDT
Report tackles quality of management in federal agencies
University of Illinois at Chicago

A new report from researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs presents a plan for designing and implementing a government-wide initiative to measure the management quality of federal agencies.

Newswise: Fred Hutch and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance awarded Bank of America grant for COVID-19 relief efforts
Released: 11-May-2020 4:00 PM EDT
Fred Hutch and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance awarded Bank of America grant for COVID-19 relief efforts
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical-care partner, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, announced today the organizations are receiving a $500,000 grant from Bank of America for COVID-19 relief.

Released: 11-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Fred Hutch and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance awarded Bank of America grant for COVID-19 relief efforts
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical-care partner, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, announced today the organizations are receiving a $500,000 grant from Bank of America for COVID-19 relief.

Newswise: Why Restarting the Global Economy Won’t be Easy
Released: 11-May-2020 11:40 AM EDT
Why Restarting the Global Economy Won’t be Easy
Georgia Institute of Technology

As the world contemplates ending a massive lockdown implemented in response to COVID-19, Vinod Singhal is considering what will happen when the engines that drive industry and trade squeal back to life again.

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Released: 11-May-2020 9:50 AM EDT
Augustana University Names Director of the MBA Degree Program
Augustana University, South Dakota

Augustana has named Dr. Anissa Goehring as its inaugural Director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. The university announced in November of 2019 it would be adding an MBA degree to its graduate education portfolio, building upon the quality education provided by the business department while also supporting the university’s comprehensive strategic plan – Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.

Released: 11-May-2020 8:15 AM EDT
State actions played lesser role in COVID-19 economic damage
Ohio State University

Actions by state governments to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 played only a secondary role in the historic spike in U.S. unemployment in March, according to new research.

Newswise: Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds
7-May-2020 5:45 PM EDT
Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Note: Embargoed until 8 a.m. PDT Monday, May 11, 2020. Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds. A UCLA analysis of policies in 193 countries shows that gaps in coverage for ill workers put nations’ health and economic security at risk. The research is to be published May 11 in in the journal Global Public Health.

Released: 7-May-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Key failings in government's approach to COVID-19 preparations and emergency response
City University London

The UK government made key failings in their strategic preparations and emergency response to coronavirus and this, in turn, undermined the NHS's ability to cope with the crisis.

7-May-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Can we estimate the time until the next recession?
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

A new study of economic recession patterns finds that the likelihood of a downturn was high even before the onset of the Coronavirus crisis.

Newswise: Sandia tests distillery’s hand sanitizer developed to address severe shortage
Released: 7-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Sandia tests distillery’s hand sanitizer developed to address severe shortage
Sandia National Laboratories

Distillery-developed hand sanitizer is leaving a New Mexico warehouse as quickly as it disappeared from grocery stores after Sandia National Laboratories helped confirm the product meets all federal requirements for distribution.

Newswise: Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie elected as 2022 cell bio society president
Released: 7-May-2020 9:55 AM EDT
Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie elected as 2022 cell bio society president
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie was elected by members of the American Society for Cell Biology to serve as ASCB President in 2022. He will serve as President-Elect on the Executive Committee in 2021.

Released: 7-May-2020 9:40 AM EDT
University Hospitals Launches “UH Healthy Restart Playbook” to Help Businesses Restart
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Announcement of University Hospitals "UH Healthy Restart Playbook" -- a comprehensive toolkit to help businesses emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

Released: 6-May-2020 3:55 PM EDT
Could hotel service robots help the hospitality industry after COVID-19?
University of Surrey

Lead author Dr Tracy Xu, Lecturer in Hospitality at The University of Surrey's world-renowned School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has had her paper published in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.

Released: 6-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT
John Wilson, MD, FAANS, Elected AANS President
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Presidential appointment, Executive committee members, First virtual Board of Directors, Business meetings for Association.

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Released: 6-May-2020 8:15 AM EDT
Pivoting for success: Building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains
University of Warwick

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how manufacturing supply chains are critical to the process of delivering products and services essential to life. Whilst a series of ‘lifeboat’ projects are needed to protect manufacturing capability in the short term, Professor Janet Godsell, from WMG, University of Warwick says now is the time for UK manufacturing supply chains to pivot and build capability for the future.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins APL Delivers Prototype Defense Planning and Assessment Tool to USS Bunker Hill
Released: 5-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins APL Delivers Prototype Defense Planning and Assessment Tool to USS Bunker Hill
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Last summer, the captain of the USS Bunker Hill offered to test an APL air-defense tool if the Lab could provide a prototype before the ship deployed in six months. When the Bunker Hill left San Diego in January, the tool was onboard — and Lab engineers now await valuable warfighter feedback on its use.

Newswise: Stockpiling by Retail Shoppers During Pandemic: Justifiable or Just Greedy?
Released: 5-May-2020 2:00 PM EDT
Stockpiling by Retail Shoppers During Pandemic: Justifiable or Just Greedy?
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Assistant Professor Erik Helzer, an expert in conflict management and ethical leadership, examines the motivations behind stockpiling by shoppers during the pandemic.

Newswise: Firms Perceived to Fake Social Responsibility Become Targets for Hackers, Study Shows
Released: 5-May-2020 9:40 AM EDT
Firms Perceived to Fake Social Responsibility Become Targets for Hackers, Study Shows
University of Notre Dame

What corporate leaders may not realize is that strides they are making toward social responsibility may be placing a proverbial target on their backs — if their efforts appear to be disingenuous, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.

Released: 4-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Getting Back to Business; UNH Experts Comment on Restarting Economy
University of New Hampshire

States are loosening stay-at-home orders because of COVID-19 and reopening businesses and restarting the economy. Michelline Dufort, director of the Center For Family Enterprise and Daniel Innis, professor of marketing and hospitality management, both at the University of New Hampshire, can discuss some of the adjustments businesses will need to make and what the public can expect.

Released: 4-May-2020 10:55 AM EDT
Wayne State researchers complete analysis on testing and reopening under COVID-19
Wayne State University Division of Research

A team of Wayne State University researchers has completed an analysis that studied specific industry characteristics as alternatives to guide industry openings in a way that lowers contagion risks and maximizes economic benefits until broader testing becomes available and the efficacy and reliability of immunity testing is achieved. The scope for physical distancing and remote work will vary by industry and region. The team’s study focused on Michigan and metropolitan Detroit, a hot spot for COVID-19.

3-May-2020 7:00 PM EDT
Allegiant has top performance in 2020 Airline Quality Rating; overall airline industry posts declined performance numbers
Wichita State University

The 30th annual Airline Quality Rating results show an industry that had a performance decline for 2019. Results released today (Monday, May 4) reflect poorer industry performance in all four of the criteria tracked for calendar year 2019.

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Released: 1-May-2020 11:55 AM EDT
April Mid-America Business Index tumbles to recession level
Creighton University

The monthly Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index is a mathematical average of indices for new orders, production or sales, employment, inventories and delivery lead time. This is the same methodology, used since 1931 by the Institute for Supply Management. The Mid-America report is produced independently of the national ISM.

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Released: 1-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 29, 2020: COVID vs. Re-Open, Business Experts Debate the Pros and Cons
Newswise

Experts from institutions including Stanford, Darden, Johns Hopkins, and Wharton will participate in an expert panel to debate the pros and cons of re-opening the economy under the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 30-Apr-2020 7:10 PM EDT
The commercial consequences of collective layoffs
Newswise

Researchers from Erasmus University Rotterdam and IESE Business School published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that empirically demonstrates the effects of collective layoff announcements on sales, advertising effectiveness, and consumers' price sensitivity.

Released: 30-Apr-2020 7:10 PM EDT
The commercial consequences of collective layoffs
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Erasmus University Rotterdam and IESE Business School published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that empirically demonstrates the effects of collective layoff announcements on sales, advertising effectiveness, and consumers' price sensitivity.

Newswise: Leading Mindfully: COVID-19 and the Big Human Pivot, Part 2
Released: 30-Apr-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Leading Mindfully: COVID-19 and the Big Human Pivot, Part 2
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In times of crisis, leaders need to watch out for at least two leadership blind spots: One involves overreacting, one denial —a “suck it up” approach can be valorized in certain work cultures. Here are practical actions to tame such impulses and bring greater clarity, calm and goodwill in a moment when how you show up as a leader really counts.

Newswise: Coronavirus and the Economy: 5 Big Questions on the Stunning Collapse and Enormous Response
Released: 30-Apr-2020 2:40 PM EDT
Coronavirus and the Economy: 5 Big Questions on the Stunning Collapse and Enormous Response
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated large portions of the global economy and spurred an enormous government response to stem the fallout. Darden Professor Kinda Hachem considers the state of the U.S. economy and the extraordinary efforts underway to prevent further collapse.

Newswise: Communicating Corporate Action on Climate Change: Q&A With Joanna Price, Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, at Coca-Cola
Released: 30-Apr-2020 2:05 PM EDT
Communicating Corporate Action on Climate Change: Q&A With Joanna Price, Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, at Coca-Cola
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

How should brands communicate their sustainability plans and their corporate environmental performance? Professor June West and Joanna Price, Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications at Coca-Cola, explore the challenges of developing a successful communication strategy around climate action.

Newswise:  3 Questions: Financial Globalization And How Covid-19 May Shape Global Capital Markets
Released: 30-Apr-2020 2:05 PM EDT
3 Questions: Financial Globalization And How Covid-19 May Shape Global Capital Markets
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

What can we expect across global financial markets following the COVID-19 crisis? UVA Darden Professor Marc Lipson and guest Cornell S.C. Johnson Professor Andrew Karolyi discuss international and domestic listings, financial versus real business cycles, and both short-term and long-term implications of de-risking.

Newswise: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Receives Sixth Consecutive ‘A’ Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group
Released: 30-Apr-2020 11:40 AM EDT
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Receives Sixth Consecutive ‘A’ Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group
Loyola Medicine

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital received its sixth consecutive ‘A’ grade from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade, considered the “gold measure” of patient safety, is a letter grade assigned to 2,600 general, acute-care hospitals across the country based on how well the hospital protects its patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.

Newswise: Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) Receives
Second Consecutive ‘A’ Safety Grade from Leapfrog
Released: 30-Apr-2020 11:35 AM EDT
Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) Receives Second Consecutive ‘A’ Safety Grade from Leapfrog
Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) received its second consecutive ‘A’ grade from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade, considered the “gold measure” of patient safety, is a letter grade assigned to 2,600 general, acute-care hospitals across the country based on how well the hospital protects its patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.

Newswise: Firms behaving badly: Investors punish for social irresponsibility depending on proportion of company execs with law degrees
Released: 30-Apr-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Firms behaving badly: Investors punish for social irresponsibility depending on proportion of company execs with law degrees
University of Notre Dame

The extent to which investors punish firms for corporate social irresponsibility is associated with the proportion of top management executives in a firm who have a law degree, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.

Newswise: Clayton S. Rose Elected Chair of HHMI’s Trustees
27-Apr-2020 3:45 PM EDT
Clayton S. Rose Elected Chair of HHMI’s Trustees
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Rose, President of Bowdoin College and a longtime Howard Hughes Medical Institute Trustee, will succeed Kurt L. Schmoke as Chair of the Trustees.


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