Amazon Delivery Partners Join Forces, Launch the Frontdoor Collective
The Front Door Collective is a new national delivery company made up of more than 100 small businesses that deliver packages for Amazon. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

America's small businesses still can't find workers, but that's not their biggest problem
The job market is making things tough for small businesses, but even more entrepreneurs are struggling with inflation in raw materials... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH small business funding boosts Alzheimer ’s science advances
New paper highlights history and recent successes in advancing research from concept to commercialization. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tech With A Purpose: 3 Lessons On Meeting Customer Needs With WELL Health CEO Hamed Shahbazi
Starting a tech company is one thing and a tech company that actually fulfills a consumer need is entirely another. This is a differentiator between companies that succeed and those that don ’t. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shama Hyder, Senior Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

With August 15 Health Insurance Deadline Looming, Many Gig Workers Risk Missing Out On Savings, New Data Shows
New data from Stride Health shows that many gig workers are uninsured because they don't think they can afford coverage. They're probably wrong. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Small Business /small-business Source Type: news

Florida ’s Governor Won’t Issue New Rules Even As COVID-19 Surges
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday downplayed a spike in COVID-19 cases that’s shattered state hospitalization records and strongly reiterated his vow not to impose a mask mandate or any business restrictions. With the much more contagious delta variant now spreading exponentially, Florida hit 11,515 hospitalized patients Tuesday, breaking last year’s record for the third straight day and up from just 1,000 in mid-June. DeSantis said he expects hospitalizations to drop in the next couple weeks, asserting that the spike is seasonal as Floridians spend more time together indoors to...
Source: TIME: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Central Banks Must Address Pandemic Challenges
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 2021 (IPS) Hopes for an inclusive global economic recovery are fast fading. As rich countries have done little to ensure poor countries’ access to vaccines and fiscal resources, North-South “fault lines” will certainly widen. Enhancing relief, recovery, transformation While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised rich countries’ recovery prospects upward, the United Nations (UN) notes formidable challenges, especially for developing countries, due to the pandemic. Anis ChowdhuryThe UN warns of more setbacks for the Sustainable Devel...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Recent Federal Policies on Small Business Health Insurance
Despite disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the small-group health insurance market remained relatively stable over the last year. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health - August 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Corlette S Tags: Health Care Quality and Value Health Care Coverage and Access National Source Type: news

Louisville health care CEO selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list
The founder and CEO of a Louisville-based startup company has been selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list, which highlights ambitious entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news

Louisville health care CEO selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list
The founder and CEO of a Louisville-based startup company has been selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list, which highlights ambitious entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news

SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes: Paycheck Protection Program - COVID Revenue Reduction Score, Direct Borrower Forgiveness Process, and Appeals Deferment
Notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration making changes regarding the forgiveness of loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This interim final rule is effective July 28, 2021. This final rule also extends the loan deferment period for PPP loans when the borrower files a timely appeal of a loan review decision. Comments are by August 30, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 30, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

DR Congo, Ituri. Fleeing War, Weaving Life in IDP Camps of Bunia
The man reading is a displaced man in the IDP camp ISP in Bunia. Credit: Elena L. Pasquini By Elena L. PasquiniROME, Jul 29 2021 (IPS) He moves aside the curtain, thin as gauze, and then bends over. The darkness dazzles for a few seconds when one enters the house—actually, a den made of earth where air and light filter through the narrow entrance. Jean de Dieu Amani Paye holds her tiny baby, wrapped in an elegant fabric, in his arms. He was a teacher of French and Latin and had a small business. He also cultivated the land: cassava, corn, sorghum, and beans. Now he is a leader of the ISP camp on the outskirts of Bunia, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elena Pasquini Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes: Paycheck Protection Program - COVID Revenue Reduction Score, Direct Borrower Forgiveness Process, and Appeals Deferment
Pre-publication notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration making changes regarding the forgiveness of loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This interim final rule is effective July 28, 2021. This final rule also extends the loan deferment period for PPP loans when the borrower files a timely appeal of a loan review decision. Comments are due within 30 days of the publication of this notice, which is scheduled for July 30, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 29, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Data Collection Available for Public Comments
The Small Business Administration is requesting approval from the Office of Management and Budget for, and seeking public comments on, an information collection regarding various forms used for application for the Second Draw Paycheck Protection Program. Comments are due by September 27, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 29, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Data Collection Available for Public Comments
The Small Business Administration is seeking comments on an information collection regarding various forms used for the Paycheck Protection Program. Comments are due by September 27, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 29, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news