3 strategies to break down barriers to breastfeeding and lower women ’s risk of breast cancer
Key takeawaysEven though the Affordable Care Act requires coverage of “comprehensive lactation support” families are often unclear about what their insurance offers.Parental leave should be longer and paid for both parents, study participants said.Workplace owners, managers and employees should be better informed about family leave rights.When it comes to encouraging women in California to breastfeed, health care providers, insurance companies and employers need to be doing more, according to recommendations in anew report from theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research.Breastfeeding has been shown in studies tolower th...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 31, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, January 2, 2024
Discussion (Private)  Adjourned at  7:35 p.m. EDT.  Next meeting: February 6, 2024, 6:00 – 7:30 pm ET Respectfully submitted, Eric N Bersh, SPM Board Secretary   The post Board Meeting Minutes, January 2, 2024 appeared first on Society for Participatory Medicine. (Source: Society for Participatory Medicine)
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - January 30, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: General Source Type: news

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital files $180M in permits for portions of $1B-plus build
St. Jude has an ambitious building program lined up to reach its expansion goals, as part of its most recent five-year strategic plan. And those pieces are falling into place with $180M in new building permits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 23, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Development of the road safety strategic plan in Greece, 2021-2030 - Yannis G, Laiou A, Dragomanovits A, Nikolaou D, Folla K, Michelaraki E, Kallidoni M, Apostoleris K, Mavromatis S, Georgiopoulos S, Parissis M.
Despite the most significant improvement in road safety performance among the EU countries during the period 2010-2020 and achieving the target of halving road fatalities, Greece still remains behind the EU average in terms of road fatalities per populatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Food and Drug Omnibus Report Act (FDORA) of 2022
The Food and Drug Omnibus Report Act of 2022 (FDORA) requires FDA to develop several different kinds of informational documents, including public reports, reports to Congress, strategic plans, and others. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 16, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Indigo lays off staff as part of strategic plan, does not specify number of cuts
Indigo Books & Music Inc. IDG-T has laid off an unspecified number of staff as part of the retailer’s ongoing efforts to streamline its operations. Indigo spokeswoman Melissa Perri says in an e-mail to The Canadian Press that the cuts stem from the company’s strategic plan meant to return the…#indigobooksmusicinc #indigo #melissaperri #canadianpress #heatherreisman #peterruis #reisman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maximize Your 2024 Strategy With a Fractional Chief of Staff
Don't let your strategic planning efforts go to waste. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children's Mercy CEO considers how Covid-19, $200M building have changed hospital's trajectory
When Paul Kempinski became CEO of Children ‘s Mercy at the end of 2018, he and his team laid out a strategic plan that would take the Children’s Mercy mission and its operations into the future. What he didn't account for was the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Grace Mayer Source Type: news

NHTSA, DOT: National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will hold a public meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC) on February 7-8, 2024. Agenda items will include informational sessions, updates on NHTSA initiatives, subcommittee reports, and strategic planning. The agenda and instructions on how to register for the meeting will be posted on the NEMSAC section of the NHTSAOffice of EMS website at least one week before the meeting. Pre-registration is required. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 26, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

2023 reflections: Stepping boldly into the future
With the holidays around the corner, it ’s that time again — an opportunity to take stock of year filled with awe-inspiring achievements and more than a few surprises, and to celebrate the accomplishments of our entire Bruin community.“New” was certainly the watchword for 2023, which saw the opening of new vistas and venues for the arts, the introduction of new majors and academic programs, the establishment of a new campus facility formedical technology and training, the welcoming of new deans inmedicine,engineering andlaw, and the launch of the newUCLA Strategic Plan: 2023 –28, which charts a course for the uni...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 23, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sliding Doors of Strategy: Keeping an Open Future with Digital
This article delves into…#achilles (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lunit targets U.S. market, expanded AI portfolio with bid for Volpara
Continuing its aggressive push for global growth, South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Lunit has inked a deal to acquire breast and lung imaging AI software firm Volpara Health Technologies for approximately $292 million Australian dollars ($193 million U.S.). For Lunit, the acquisition would bring access to Volpara’s installed base in the U.S. market; Volpara’s mammography AI software is currently in use at over 2,000 U.S. sites, according to the vendors. In addition, Lunit hopes to utilize Volpara’s repository of over 100 million mammography images to develop new AI capabilities. “Comb...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Erik L. Ridley Tags: Breast Artificial Intelligence M&A Breast Imaging Source Type: news

Cineworld Group Names Hospitality Exec Thomas Song Its New CFO
Cineworld has named Thomas Song its chief financial officer overseeing the group’s finance and accounting management and with a leadership role in the company’s strategic planning and analytics. “After an extensive search, we are proud to announce Tom Song as our new CFO,” said Eduardo Acuna, the…#thomassong #tomsong #cfo #eduardoacuna #cineworld #moodygreidinger #cineworldgroup #aimbridgehospitality #dinebrandsglobal #regal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ECW Interviews France ’s Minister of State for Development and International Partnerships Chrysoula Zacharopoulou
By External SourceNov 22 2023 (IPS-Partners)   Chrysoula Zacharopoulou is a medical doctor. Born in Sparta (Greece) in 1976, she holds both French and Greek nationalities and is a graduate of Sapienza University in Rome, as well as holding a PhD on endometriosis. She arrived in France in 2007, practicing as a gynaecological surgeon at Bégin Military Hospital. As a defender of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, she founded the “Info-Endométriose” association alongside actor Julie Gayet. In 2016, she launched the first national awareness campaign about this little-known disease, aime...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Health Women & Climate Change Women's Health Education Cannot Wait (ECW) IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Energy & Utilities Roundup: Market Talk
The latest Market Talks covering Energy and Utilities. Published exclusively on Dow Jones Newswires at 4:20 ET, 12:20 ET and 16:50 ET. 0914 GMT – Enel ’s strategic plan for 2024-26 should be welcomed by the market as financial targets beat expectations, analysts at Citi say in a note. The…#markettalks #energyandutilities #gmtenel #citi #rome #eur639 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news