Health Care Sector Sets the Pace for Job Gains in LA

Entertainment, technology, tourism and real estate have long been regarded as the star sectors of the Los Angeles economy.

But a recent report shows that the health care sector gained the most jobs in recent years, followed by the leisure/hospitality industry.

That’s the somewhat surprising finding from the study, “Economic Development and Land Use in Los Angeles” commissioned by Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin and conducted by Westchester-based Beacon

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Insights on Laboratory Information Management System Market Within the Health Care Facilities Sector | Growing Demand for Bio-banking to Emerge as a Key Driver | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global laboratory information management system market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 9% during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. The report provides a detailed analysis on the impact and new opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report also helps clients keep up with new product launches in direct & indirect COVID-19 related markets.

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Five takeaways from the 2020 Point of Care Communication Council Summit – Media News – MM&M

1. Point of care has emerged from the shutdown haze largely unscathed.

Last year’s inaugural Point of Care Communication Council (PoC3) Summit felt like the channel’s debutante ball. Enthusiasm was high; a sense that marketers had finally awakened to the channel’s potential permeated the official panels as well as the informal between-session conversations. It was the rare industry event that people attended because they wanted to, not because they felt

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IDSolutions and Tryten Announce Expanded Telehealth Solutions to Support Hospital Virtual Care

NOBLESVILLE, Ind., Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IDSolutions (IDS), end-to-end telehealth solution provider, and Tryten, manufacturer of healthcare and education carts, announced they are expanding their joint solution offering in healthcare.

IDS first teamed up with Tryten in 2018 during the creation of MedSitter, their second-generation remote patient observation solution. MedSitter’s hardware and patent-pending software applications are deployed on Tryten’s Nova Tall medical carts.

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues

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Kaiser Permanente works with Microsoft to integrate genomics research and clinical care

As the largest private system in the U.S., one tightly integrated on both the insurance and care delivery sides, Kaiser Permanente has long been a model for healthcare reform and outcomes improvement. Now, Kaiser wants to improve integration between genomics research and clinical care.

In May, Kaiser, working with technology partner, BC Platforms won a Microsoft Health Innovation Award to integrate clinical and genomic data from multiple sites on the

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Maddow Blog | Secret Service agent on Trump: ‘He’s not even pretending to care’

As the world came to grips on Friday with Donald Trump’s coronavirus infection, attention soon shifted to those who are required to remain in close proximity to the president: Secret Service agents.

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The Washington Post reported late last week that agents “expressed their anger and frustration to colleagues and friends,” explaining that Trump’s actions had repeatedly put them at risk. “He’s never cared about us,” one agent told

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Talking robots could be used to combat loneliness and boost mental health in care homes

Pepper, a “culturally competent robot,” was tested on care home residents in Britain and Japan — those who interacted with it for up to 18 hours over the course of two weeks “saw a significant improvement in their mental health,” researchers found.
Pepper was part of a large global study known as CARESSES, jointly funded by the European Union and the Japanese government, which investigated the use of artificial intelligence
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Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID

CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic’s impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.

A recent study from CMS shows that 1/3 of employees have left a

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Sorenson Communications Launches New Nationwide CARE Program

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Sorenson Communications announced the launch of the Communication Access Relay Equipment ( CARE ) program, which, for a limited time, gives new and existing customers the option to choose two devices that best meet their Video Relay Service (VRS) needs. These relay devices, which may be limited, include the Sorenson ntouch® VP2 videophone, a laptop or a tablet pre-loaded with

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How to Figure Out Which Candidates Actually Care About the Environment

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Though 2020

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Take Care of Emergency Appliance Breakdown or Maintenance Quickly and Efficiently in the Ottawa Area

Though there are many options and solutions for the maintenance and repair of appliances that may be found in the home or workplace, i Appliance Repair offers up the ability to provide same-day service, in the case of an emergency breakdown. Anyone who lives in the Ottawa area has access to this service, where a team of technicians working for the family-owned business will do their best to meet any

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Murphy signs package of bills to address NJ long-term care issues

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Andover Rehabilitation and Subacute Care nursing home, which was “overwhelmed” with bodies amid a COVID-19 outbreak, seen from the air on April 16, 2020.

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Acting on recommendations by consultants hired to investigate New Jersey’s deadly COVID-19 outbreaks at nursing homes, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a package of bills into law Wednesday designed to address some of the many shortcomings at long-term care facilities in the pandemic. 

The four

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This Charging Station Takes Care of Both an Electric Car and Your Mental Battery

Charging stations for electric cars are becoming more common these days as this zero-emissions means of transportation is gaining traction, and an architecture studio has come up with a design that’s aimed not only at EVs, but also at drivers themselves.

With the first charging stations now available in Denmark as part of a project that’s supposed to bring a network of 48 such locations to Scandinavian highways, the new
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Auto Care Association Testifies On Revisions To DMCA

Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, regulatory and government affairs, Auto Care Association, recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Intellectual Property Subcommittee in a hearing regarding whether legislative revisions are needed to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). In his testimony, Lowe pointed to the major changes to automotive technology that have occurred since the passage of DMCA in 1998. Lowe expressed that no one could have anticipated back then

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Clean Beauty Hair Care Brand Innersense Organic Beauty Joins 1% for the Planet

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning clean hair care brand Innersense Organic Beauty announces it has joined the 1% for the Planet network, pledging to donate 1% of its annual sales to support eco-friendly nonprofit organizations around the globe.

“We’re excited to give back to nonprofits which advocate and create change for causes close to our hearts, especially sustainability. Our planet deserves much more from all of

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Apple Care Plus users now eligible for 2 device repairs a year

  • Apple is expanding its Apple Care Plus warranty coverage to include two repairs per year for accidental damage instead of one.
  • The changes apply to iPhones, Macs, iPads, and the company’s newly unveiled Apple Watches.
  • The move comes months after Apple CFO Luca Maestri said Apple Care would take a hit during Q3 due to closed retail stores and overall “economic weakness.”
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Lafayette General, Cox launching health care technology partnership

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Four UH-60 Black Hawks from the Louisiana Army National Guard’s State Aviation Command fly over Lafayette General Medical Center hospital Wednesday to honor first responders and health care professionals who have been working the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Wednesday, July 1, 2020. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network)

The Lafayette General Health System and Cox announced a partnership designed to expand the use

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Progressive Care, Inc. (RXMD) Provides Vital Healthcare Services – Press Release

Progressive Care Enters into Letter of Intent Issues to Acquire 100% of Telehealth Service Provider MyApps Corp.

  • Established Healthcare Provider Moving to Acquire Telehealth Business. 
  • Multiple Subsidiaries Generating Strong and Growing Revenues. 
  • Q2 Consolidated Net Revenues for Last 6 Months Totaled $18.3 Million.
  • Strong Balance Sheet with Over $2 Million in Cash.   
  • Significant Business Expansions and Rapid Testing Services.

Progressive Care Inc. (OTCQB: RXMD), through

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Women’s Intimate Care Products Market- Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19 | Premiumization Of Products to boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the women’s intimate care products market and it is poised to grow by USD 299.26 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200911005237/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market

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Labour rules out free dental care for adults, citing ‘current economic environment’



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Labour has ruled out making dental care free if it forms the next Government.

It’s long been an expensive hole in New Zealand’s otherwise wide-ranging subsidised healthcare system. The Greens have called for it to be free, and earlier this year Labour leader Jacinda Ardern was open to the idea.

“That’s something

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