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KPMG: Driving Inclusive Virtual Collaboration

Originally published on info.KPMG.us by Michele Meyer-Shipp As social distancing and virtual work have become our new normal, here are five suggestions to help ensure everyone on your team feels included and valued: Communicate often and in different ways. One of the challenges of working remotely is feeling isolated, especially if you’re…

Novartis Discusses Navigating Cancer During COVID-19

Originally published on LinkedIn. Watch the recent discussion between Susanne Schaffert, PhD and President of Novartis Oncology and Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of The Max Foundation, a patient advocacy group, to learn how they are helping people living with CML stay safe and get the support and treatment they need.

Novartis: Moving from Speculation to Science During a Pandemic

Originally published on Novartis.com. Florencia Segal’s experiences prepared her to lead the rapid design of a large COVID-19 clinical trial. Novartis researcher shares how a #COVID19 clinical study quickly came together. It was the early ’90s, and a medical student in Caracas, Venezuela, named Florencia Segal was attending rounds at…

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Kaiser Permanente Addresses COVID-19’s Effects on Mental Health, Offers Free myStrength Mental Health App

During a pandemic, society’s biggest concern is physical health. However, COVID-19 has had an equally crucial impact on people’s mental health, changing routines, affecting finances, limiting socializing and causing many to worry for their — and their loved ones’ — health. Along with its pandemic response, healthcare company Kaiser Permanente…

BASF Donates Over 100 Million Protective Masks

Originally posted on BASF.com “Helping Hands” aid campaign: Donations to the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Rhineland-Palatinate BASF creates production capacities for 1 million liters of disinfectants in Germany alone and supplies healthcare facilities free of charge As part of BASF’s “Helping Hands” campaign in the fight…

Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan Answers COVID-19 Questions

Originally published on LinkedIn.com by Vas Narasimhan.  The top questions I’ve been asked about the pandemic As a physician-scientist who has spent much of my career working on drug and vaccine development, including during the H1N1 pandemic, I’ve been getting many questions about my take on the COVID-19 response. I…